Youkilis, Red Sox outlast Cardinals

Youkilis, Red Sox outlast Cardinals

Kevin Youkilis hit a walk-off, two-run shot in the bottom of the 13th inning to lift the Boston Red Sox over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday.

Boston won as -200 home favorites as the game played under the 9.5-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Youkilis was 2-for-5 with three runs batted in for the Red Sox, while Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief of starter Jon Lester for Boston.

Adam Kennedy went 3-for-3 with a RBI for St. Louis, as Mike Parisi was tagged with the loss after allowing the homer to Youkilis.