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Game Story

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- James Shields picked up his first home win in more than three months and the Kansas City Royals have won seven consecutive series for the first time in 22 years.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bos 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 7 0
KC 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 4 9 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Boston
Shane VictorinoDFP
scored on
Salvador PérezDFP
's fielding error
BOS 1 - KC 0
Bottom 1st: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
singled to right center,
David LoughDFP
scored
BOS 1 - KC 1
Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
Jarrod DysonDFP
singled to right,
Mike MoustakasDFP
scored
BOS 1 - KC 2
David LoughDFP
singled to shallow right,
Jarrod DysonDFP
scored
BOS 1 - KC 3
Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
Alex GordonDFP
homered to deep right
BOS 1 - KC 4
Top 6th: Boston
Ryan LavarnwayDFP
singled to left,
Daniel NavaDFP
and
Stephen DrewDFP
scored
BOS 3 - KC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jacoby EllsburyDFP
CF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .301
Shane VictorinoDFP
RF
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .289
Dustin PedroiaDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .291
David OrtizDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .326
Daniel NavaDFP
LF
3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .282
Jonny GómesDFP
PH-LF
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .240
Mike NapoliDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 .249
Stephen DrewDFP
SS
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .255
Ryan LavarnwayDFP
C
4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .268
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .200
Totals 32 3 7 2 0 4 9 1 17
Batting
2B - S Victorino (18, J Shields); S Drew (18, J Shields)
RBI - R Lavarnway 2 (8)
2-out RBI - R Lavarnway 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Pedroia 1, D Nava 1
GIDP - J Ellsbury, R Lavarnway
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - S Victorino (16, 3rd base off J Shields/S Perez)
Fielding
DP - 1 (W Middlebrooks-D Pedroia-M Napoli)

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
David LoughDFP
RF
3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 .298
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .297
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
Justin MaxwellDFP
PR-DH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .271
Salvador PérezDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .278
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .231
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Jarrod DysonDFP
CF
4 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 5 .257
Elliot JohnsonDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .184
Totals 30 4 9 4 1 4 6 3 11
Batting
2B - A Gordon (19, D Britton); M Moustakas (18, J Lackey)
HR - A Gordon (13, 3rd inning off J Lackey 0 on, 1 Out)
S - A Escobar
RBI - D Lough (26), A Gordon 2 (61), J Dyson (11)
2-out RBI - D Lough, A Gordon
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hosmer 1, S Perez 1, J Dyson 3
GIDP - B Butler
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - D Lough (4, 2nd base off J Lackey/R Lavarnway), A Gordon (8, 2nd base off J Lackey/R Lavarnway), J Dyson (17, 2nd base off J Lackey/R Lavarnway)
Fielding
E - S Perez (7, throw)
DP - 2 (M Moustakas-E Johnson-E Hosmer, E Johnson-A Escobar-E Hosmer)

Pitching

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
John LackeyDFP
(L, 7-10)
7.0 7 4 4 2 5 1 1.22 3.32
Drake BrittonDFP
1.0 2 0 0 2 1 0 1.08 2.08

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
(W, 7-8)
7.0 7 3 2 3 5 0 1.28 3.33
Tim CollinsDFP
(HLD, 19)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.45 4.14
Aaron CrowDFP
(HLD, 18)
0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.50 2.89
Greg HollandDFP
(SV, 32)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.89 1.57
Pitching
IBB - S Perez (by D Britton)
HBP - S Victorino (by J Shields)
Pitches-strikes - J Lackey 111-73; D Britton 26-11; J Shields 114-65; T Collins 7-4; A Crow 18-9; G Holland 13-9
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lackey 8-7; D Britton 2-1; J Shields 10-8; T Collins 0-1; A Crow 0-0; G Holland 1-0
Batters faced - J Lackey 29; D Britton 6; J Shields 30; T Collins 1; A Crow 3; G Holland 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:56.
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Alan Porter.
Weather: 86 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 24,935.