Boston 5, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 7 1
Kansas City 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 0
WP: D. Lowe (5-5) S: K. Foulke (11)
LP: J. Grimsley (3-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Kansas City
-M. Sweeney homered to deep left, T. Graffanino scored
Bot 5th: Kansas City
-T. Graffanino grounded out to pitcher, K. Stinnett scored, B. Gettis to second
Top 6th: Boston
-G. Kapler singled to right, J. Varitek scored, K. Millar to third, D. McCarty to second
-C. Crespo reached on fielder's choice, K. Millar scored, D. McCarty to third, D. Ortiz to second
-P. Reese singled to right, D. McCarty scored, D. Ortiz to third, C. Crespo to second
-J. Damon doubled to deep right, D. Ortiz and C. Crespo scored, P. Reese to third
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 0 3 2 0 1 1 .287
K. Youkilis 3b 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .281
J. Varitek c 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .294
M. Ramirez dh 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .346
K. Millar lf 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 .272
D. McCarty 1b-rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .254
G. Kapler rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236
    D. Ortiz ph-1b 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .274
C. Crespo 2b 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .173
P. Reese ss 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .253
 Totals 33 5 7 5 7 9 13  
 Batting
2B - J Damon 3 (16, C George 2, J Cerda).
RBI - D Ortiz (50), C Crespo (2), P Reese (21), J Damon 2 (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Damon 1, K Millar 1, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - G Kapler, J Varitek.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - D Lowe (2, throw).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Graffanino 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .310
C. Beltran cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .275
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .270
K. Harvey 1b 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .375
    D. Relaford rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188
M. Stairs rf-1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .264
J. Randa 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246
K. Stinnett c 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .349
A. Berroa ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
B. Gettis lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211
 Totals 32 3 4 3 1 4 4  
 Batting
2B - T Graffanino (6, D Lowe).
HR - M Sweeney (10, 1st inning off D Lowe 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Sweeney 2 (38), T Graffanino (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Randa 1, C Beltran 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Berroa-K Harvey, A Berroa-T Graffanino-M Stairs).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Lowe (W, 5-5) 5.0 3 3 2 1 4 1 6.55
M. Timlin 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.52
K. Foulke (S, 11) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.19
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. George 5.1 3 2 2 5 5 0 3.75
J. Grimsley (L, 3-2) 0.0 1 3 3 1 0 0 3.22
J. Cerda 0.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.06
S. Sullivan 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.62
C. Leskanic 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 8.79
WP - S Sullivan.
Pitches-strikes - D Lowe 84-48; M Timlin 27-17; K Foulke 14-10; C George 101-59; J Grimsley 12-4; J Cerda 19-12; S Sullivan 20-15; C Leskanic 14-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Lowe 10-2; M Timlin 3-6; K Foulke 0-3; C George 5-6; J Grimsley 1-0; J Cerda 2-0; S Sullivan 2-2; C Leskanic 0-1.
Batters faced - D Lowe 20; M Timlin 9; K Foulke 4; C George 23; J Grimsley 3; J Cerda 4; S Sullivan 7; C Leskanic 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Terry Craft. 1B--Mike Dimuro. 2B--Joe West. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Time: 2:47.
Attendance: 22,964.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY'S KEN HARVEY EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FOURTH INNING.
KANSAS CITY'S KEN HARVEY AND JASON GRIMSLEY LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH UNDISCLOSED INJURIES AFTER COLLIDING WITH EACH OTHER.
INJURY UPDATE -- KANSAS CITY'S KEN HARVEY AND JASON GRIMSLEY, WHO LEFT THE GAME AFTER COLLIDING IN THE SIXTH INNING, HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL FOR X-RAYS. HARVEY IS UNDERGOING X-RAYS ON HIS RIGHT WRIST AND FOREARM, WHILE GRIMSLEY IS UNDERGOING X-RAYS ON HIS JAW AND LEFT FOREARM.

Updated on Sunday, Jun 6, 2004 5:10 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
J. Damon J. Damon
3-5
2 RBI
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI