Boston 8, Kansas City 5
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 6 2
Boston 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 X 8 12 0
WP: W. Miller (4-4) S: C. Schilling (7)
LP: K. Snyder (0-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep left, E. Renteria and D. Ortiz scored
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- E. Brown homered to deep center, M. Stairs scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney homered to deep left
- A. Berroa singled to second, E. Brown scored, M. Teahen to second
Bot 4th: Boston
- T. Graffanino singled to shortstop, K. Millar scored
- E. Renteria hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Graffanino scored
Bot 5th: Boston
- T. Graffanino safe at first on shortstop A. Berroa's fielding error, J. Varitek scored
- T. Graffanino scored, J. Cruz Jr. to second on wild pitch
Top 7th: Kansas City
- T. Long grounded out to second, J. Buck scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- T. Graffanino stole second, B. Mueller scored on wild pitch
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .291
T. Long lf 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 .280
M. Sweeney dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .312
M. Stairs 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .257
E. Brown rf 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .287
M. Teahen 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .250
A. Berroa ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .256
R. Gotay 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .227
J. Buck c 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .227
 Totals 33 5 6 5 3 5 7  
 Batting
2B - M Teahen (18, W Miller); J Buck (14, W Miller).
3B - E Brown (2, W Miller).
HR - E Brown (10, 2nd inning off W Miller 1 on, 0 Out), M Sweeney (16, 4th inning off W Miller 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - E Brown 2 (50), M Sweeney (58), A Berroa (29), T Long (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Gotay 1, D DeJesus 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - M Teahen (5, 3rd base off W Miller/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - A Berroa 2 (14, ground ball 2).
Outfield assists - D DeJesus (J Damon at Home).
DP - 1 (L Nunez-A Berroa-M Stairs).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 .338
E. Renteria ss 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 .273
    D. Mirabelli ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .213
    A. Cora pr-ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .300
M. Ramirez lf 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .279
    G. Kapler lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .273
J. Varitek c 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .305
K. Millar 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .276
B. Mueller 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .283
T. Graffanino 2b 4 2 2 1 0 0 3 .304
J. Cruz Jr. rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .333
 Totals 35 8 12 5 6 4 21  
 Batting
2B - K Millar 2 (20, K Snyder 2); B Mueller (22, L Nunez).
HR - M Ramirez (30, 1st inning off K Snyder 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - E Renteria.
RBI - M Ramirez 3 (100), T Graffanino (20), E Renteria (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Graffanino 1, D Ortiz 3, G Kapler 2.
GIDP - J Varitek.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - J Varitek (2, 2nd base off S Camp/J Buck), T Graffanino (4, 2nd base off J Gobble/J Buck).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Snyder (L, 0-3) 3.1 8 5 5 1 1 1 9.24
S. Camp 1.1 2 2 0 1 0 0 8.49
A. Sisco 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.42
L. Nunez 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 7.68
J. Gobble 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.87
M. MacDougal 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.62
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Miller (W, 4-4) 6.0 6 5 5 3 5 2 4.78
M. Myers (H, 6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.96
C. Bradford (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
M. Timlin (H, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.33
C. Schilling (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.85
WP - W Miller, A Sisco, J Gobble.
Pitches-strikes - K Snyder 74-45; S Camp 27-16; A Sisco 10-1; L Nunez 17-10; J Gobble 23-12; M MacDougal 12-8; W Miller 105-68; M Myers 5-3; C Bradford 1-1; M Timlin 11-7; C Schilling 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Snyder 3-5; S Camp 1-3; A Sisco 1-0; L Nunez 3-0; J Gobble 0-2; M MacDougal 1-0; W Miller 4-9; M Myers 2-0; C Bradford 1-0; M Timlin 1-2; C Schilling 1-2.
Batters faced - K Snyder 19; S Camp 8; A Sisco 3; L Nunez 5; J Gobble 4; M MacDougal 3; W Miller 27; M Myers 2; C Bradford 1; M Timlin 3; C Schilling 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 35,055.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS WITH A CONTUSION TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS CHEST AND TO HIS RIGHT CHEEK.
BOSTON'S JASON VARITEK SINGLED IN THE FIFTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 4, 2005 5:07 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
1-1, 1 HR
3 RBI