Anthony Ranaudo and a lineup loaded with rookies gave the Boston Red Sox reason to be optimistic for next season.
The Red Sox got 4 RBI from both Daniel Nava and Xander Bogaerts as they take 3 of 4 from Kansas City.
The New England Patriots are now 1-1 after an impressive 30-7 win over the Vikings in Minnesota.
The AL East-leading Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Red Sox at Fenway Park, beating them 10-6 on Wednesday afternoon.
Austin Jackson’s bases-loaded double with two outs in the ninth inning keyed a five-run rally, and the Seattle Mariners sent the Boston Red Sox to their sixth straight loss, 5-3 on Friday night.
Tom Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the New England Patriots shut down Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers 30-7 on Friday night.
Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs to help the Boston Red Sox wrap up their first winning road trip of more than three games this season with a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.
Adam Wainwright recovered from a shaky start to earn his 14th win, tying for the major league lead, and rookie Kolten Wong homered twice to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Coach Bill Belichick rested Tom Brady, Darrelle Revis and most of his first-teamers, while Griffin played one series under new coach Jay Gruden as the Redskins beat the Patriots 23-6 Thursday in their preseason opener.
Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Wednesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.