Kansas City 10, Boston 9
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 2 10 17 2
Boston 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 0 9 11 1
WP: A. Burgos (4-5) S: J. Nelson (6)
LP: M. Timlin (6-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz tripled to deep center, M. Loretta and K. Youkilis scored
- M. Ramirez singled to right, D. Ortiz scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- R. Shealy grounded into fielder's choice, M. Sweeney scored, E. Brown out at second
- J. Gathright singled to shallow left, R. Shealy to third, A. Berroa to second, R. Shealy scored on catcher J. Varitek's fielding error
Top 5th: Kansas City
- M. Sweeney homered to deep left, E. German and M. Grudzielanek scored
Top 8th: Kansas City
- J. Buck doubled to deep center, R. Shealy scored
- E. German singled to center, J. Buck scored, J. Gathright to third
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right, J. Gathright scored, E. German to second
Bot 8th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep right, M. Lowell scored
- C. Crisp singled to center, W. Pena scored
- M. Loretta doubled to left, C. Crisp scored, K. Youkilis to third
- D. Ortiz singled to left center, K. Youkilis and D. Murphy scored
Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Gathright doubled to right, E. Brown and J. Keppinger scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .297
E. German 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .322
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .290
M. Sweeney dh 5 2 3 3 0 1 2 .264
E. Brown rf 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 .293
R. Shealy 1b 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .302
    J. Keppinger pr-1b 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Buck c 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .234
    A. Blanco ph-ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
A. Berroa ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .230
    S. Costa ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .270
    P. Bako c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
J. Gathright cf 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 .228
 Totals 42 10 17 9 1 5 19  
 Batting
2B - M Sweeney 2 (14, K Jarvis 2); E German (8, K Jarvis); J Buck (19, M Delcarmen); J Gathright (10, M Timlin).
3B - R Shealy (1, M Delcarmen).
HR - M Sweeney (6, 5th inning off K Jarvis 2 on, 0 Out).
S - A Blanco.
RBI - R Shealy (23), M Sweeney 3 (28), J Buck (44), E German (21), M Grudzielanek (48), J Gathright 2 (30).
2-out RBI - E German, M Grudzielanek, J Gathright 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 1, D DeJesus 2, R Shealy 2.
GIDP - A Berroa.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - A Berroa 2 (18, ground ball, pop up).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis 1b 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 .285
M. Loretta 2b 5 1 1 1 0 1 1 .292
    D. Murphy pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    D. Pedroia 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
D. Ortiz dh 5 1 3 4 0 1 1 .286
M. Ramirez lf 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .321
M. Lowell 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .285
J. Varitek c 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 .242
W. Pena rf 4 1 1 0 0 3 3 .296
    G. Kapler rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
    T. Nixon ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
C. Crisp cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .265
A. Gonzalez ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .263
    C. Pena ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
    A. Cora ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
 Totals 40 9 11 9 3 13 16  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (26, O Perez); J Varitek (17, O Perez); W Pena (12, S Dohmann); M Loretta (30, J Peralta).
3B - D Ortiz (2, O Perez).
HR - J Varitek (12, 8th inning off S Dohmann 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz 4 (125), M Ramirez (101), J Varitek 2 (52), C Crisp (31), M Loretta (52).
2-out RBI - M Loretta, D Ortiz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 2, A Gonzalez 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (20, 2nd base off J Peralta/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
E - J Varitek (4, catch).
DP - 1 (A Gonzalez-K Youkilis).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 6.0 5 3 2 2 10 0 5.48
S. Dohmann (H, 1) 1.1 3 3 3 0 1 1 8.40
J. Peralta (H, 14) 0.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 4.76
J. Gobble (BS, 2) 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.00
A. Burgos (W, 4-5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.09
J. Nelson (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.89
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Jarvis 5.0 10 5 4 1 1 1 5.40
B. Corey 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.51
C. Hansen 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.19
M. Delcarmen 0.2 4 3 3 0 1 0 4.37
K. Foulke 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.45
M. Timlin (L, 6-5; BS, 7) 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 4.02
WP - O Perez.
HBP - D DeJesus (by B Corey); R Shealy (by M Timlin).
Pitches-strikes - O Perez 106-70; S Dohmann 24-16; J Peralta 15-8; J Gobble 4-3; A Burgos 6-4; J Nelson 12-8; K Jarvis 89-59; B Corey 13-10; C Hansen 8-5; M Delcarmen 26-17; K Foulke 8-6; M Timlin 21-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Perez 2-6; S Dohmann 2-1; J Peralta 0-0; J Gobble 0-0; A Burgos 0-1; J Nelson 1-1; K Jarvis 10-4; B Corey 2-1; C Hansen 0-2; M Delcarmen 0-1; K Foulke 0-0; M Timlin 1-1.
Batters faced - O Perez 27; S Dohmann 7; J Peralta 4; J Gobble 1; A Burgos 1; J Nelson 3; K Jarvis 25; B Corey 4; C Hansen 3; M Delcarmen 6; K Foulke 2; M Timlin 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--John Hirschbeck.
Time: 3:42.
Attendance: 36,531.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to right.

Updated on Friday, Sep 8, 2006 11:14 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
M. Sweeney M. Sweeney
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
3-5
4 RBI