Games from the 9th:
Boston Red Sox 2 - Minnesota Twins 1
Hideki Okajima entered the game in the 10th, with the score tied at 1, and tossed 2 shutout innings in relief for his first victory of the year (1-0). Final line: 2 IP, 10 BF, 43-27 NP-S, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 0 HR.
The Boston Red Sox announced on the 9th that they donated 100,000 bottles (500ml) of water to northern Japan. Daisuke Matsuzaka took part in the presentation ceremony that took place before the game and said he appreciated the support the Red Sox have shown.