Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 8/8/13
(Michael Dwyer/AP) The Red Sox, fresh off a dramatic come-from behind win against the Houston Astros, will look to keep the good vibes going as they begin a series on the road against the Kansas City Royals tonight. With one out in the top of the ninth in last night’s contest, Stephen Drew hit a three-run blast to give the Red Sox a 7-5 victory, and in turn their 70th win of the season, surpassing their season total from last year. The Kansas City Royals have been on a hot-streak of their own, posting a 15-4 mark and six straight series wins since the All Star break. Leading the way for the Royals is the duo of left fielder Alex Gordon and first baseman Eric Hosmer. Gordon is second on the team with 11 home runs and his 57 RBI put him in a tie for first on the team with designated hitter Billy Butler. Gordon has been swinging the bat well lately, notching two home runs and six RBI in his last 10 games. His most recent home run came last night, a solo shot off of Samuel Deduno as the...
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