Kenshin Kawakami picked up his fourth win after striking out five in six innings on Friday. (AP)
By Mark Bowman / MLB.com
Billed as a Kenshin Kawakami-Daisuke Matsuzaka duel, Kawakami outpitched his more heralded countryman. The righty, who allowed just two hits, picked up his first win in five starts, thanks to multihit nights from Nate McLouth, Yunel Escobar, Brian McCann and Garret Anderson.
BATTING 2B: Bay (16, Kawakami). HR: Bay (18, 6th inning off Kawakami, 1 on,
2 out). TB: Bay 6. RBI: Bay 2 (65). 2-out RBI: Bay
2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellsbury. GIDP: Varitek. Team
RISP: 0-for-3. Team LOB: 3.
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