Boston Red Sox's Rubby De La Rosa pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Boston, Saturday, July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox crown the Royals 2-1

Rubby De La Rosa’s strong pitching and Mike Napoli’s tiebreaking homer lead the Red Sox over the Royals, 2-1.