BOSTON (AP) The music was blaring in the clubhouse and Boston utility player Brock Holt was holding a microphone, acting like a DJ.
The defending World Series champion Red Sox were clearly ready to relax and have fun again.
Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and the Red Sox halted their eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory over the struggling Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
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