Chen gets 1st win of season, Royals beat Red Sox

By: Courtesy: Associated Press
By: Courtesy: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Bruce Chen picked up his first victory
of the season, Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run and the
Kansas City Royals held off the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Wednesday night.

Jonathan Broxton worked around a leadoff single and walk in the
ninth inning for his seventh save in eight opportunities.

Chen (1-4) gave up three runs and seven hits in 6 2-3 innings
while striking out five and walking none. The Royals were winless
in his first six starts this season.

The Royals beat Jon Lester (1-3) for the first time since Aug.
8, 2006. The left-hander came into the game with a 5-1 record and
1.30 ERA in seven career starts against Kansas City, including a
no-hitter in 2008.


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