Kansas City 10, Boston 4, 12 innings
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  Final 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 10 13 0
Boston 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 2
WP: J. Nelson (1-1)
LP: C. Breslow (0-1)
(75-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Gathright singled to center, R. Shealy scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center, E. German scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- D. Mirabelli singled to left, T. Nixon scored, M. Lowell out at home, C. Crisp to second
Top 5th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to third, A. Blanco scored, D. DeJesus to third
- S. Costa singled to left, D. DeJesus scored, M. Sweeney to second
Bot 7th: Boston
- W. Pena ground rule double to deep center, M. Lowell scored, M. Loretta to third
- K. Youkilis hit sacrifice fly to left center, M. Loretta scored
Top 12th: Kansas City
- J. Keppinger homered to deep right, M. Grudzielanek and D. DeJesus scored
- A. Blanco doubled to left, J. Buck, J. Gathright and R. Shealy scored, A. Blanco to third on left fielder M. Ramirez's fielding error
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 .296
E. German 3b 6 1 2 0 0 2 1 .322
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 2 2 1 0 1 .292
M. Sweeney dh 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .258
    J. Keppinger pr-dh 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .111
S. Costa rf 6 0 1 1 0 0 3 .267
R. Shealy 1b 5 2 2 0 1 0 4 .306
P. Bako c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .219
    E. Brown ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .292
    J. Buck c 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234
J. Gathright cf 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 .228
A. Blanco ss 6 1 2 3 0 2 1 .268
 Totals 50 10 13 10 3 8 14  
 Batting
2B - E German 2 (10, J Beckett 2); R Shealy 2 (8, J Beckett, M Delcarmen); D DeJesus (29, C Breslow); A Blanco (4, J Lopez).
HR - J Keppinger (1, 12th inning off M Delcarmen 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Gathright (31), M Grudzielanek 2 (50), S Costa (19), J Keppinger 3 (3), A Blanco 3 (9).
2-out RBI - J Gathright, S Costa, A Blanco 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Sweeney 1, D DeJesus 1, R Shealy 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - D DeJesus (5, 3rd base off M Delcarmen/J Varitek), M Grudzielanek (3, 2nd base off M Delcarmen/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D DeJesus (M Lowell at Home).
DP - 1 (R Shealy-A Blanco-J Nelson).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis 1b-3b 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .284
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .136
    K. Huckaby c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    J. Varitek ph-c 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .244
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 1 0 1 1 1 .285
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .318
    E. Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .251
T. Nixon rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .287
    G. Kapler ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .242
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 .286
    D. Murphy pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
C. Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
    C. Pena 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
D. Mirabelli c 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .187
    M. Loretta ph-2b 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .293
A. Gonzalez ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
    W. Pena ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .300
    A. Cora ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .249
 Totals 41 4 9 4 7 5 18  
 Batting
2B - W Pena (13, R Braun); K Youkilis (37, J Peralta).
HR - D Pedroia (1, 4th inning off L Hudson 0 on, 0 Out).
S - C Crisp.
SF - K Youkilis.
RBI - D Pedroia (2), D Mirabelli (23), W Pena (39), K Youkilis (66).
2-out RBI - D Mirabelli.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Kapler 3, D Pedroia 1.
GIDP - A Cora.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - M Loretta (5, ground ball); M Ramirez (2, bobble).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Hudson 6.1 3 4 4 5 3 1 5.25
R. Braun (BS, 1) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Peralta 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.68
A. Sisco 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.62
J. Nelson (W, 1-1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.75
A. Burgos 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett 8.0 8 4 4 2 3 0 5.09
K. Foulke 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.27
M. Timlin 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.97
C. Breslow (L, 0-1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 3 0 3.52
M. Delcarmen 0.2 2 4 4 1 0 1 5.06
J. Lopez 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.35
WP - L Hudson.
IBB - M Ramirez (by A Sisco), M Loretta (by J Nelson), M Grudzielanek (by M Delcarmen).
HBP - J Buck (by M Delcarmen); J Gathright (by J Lopez).
Pitches-strikes - L Hudson 116-68; R Braun 27-18; J Peralta 15-14; A Sisco 13-6; J Nelson 18-10; A Burgos 17-11; J Beckett 110-73; K Foulke 22-15; M Timlin 15-12; C Breslow 17-14; M Delcarmen 23-13; J Lopez 7-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hudson 4-11; R Braun 1-3; J Peralta 3-0; A Sisco 1-0; J Nelson 3-1; A Burgos 2-1; J Beckett 11-10; K Foulke 2-0; M Timlin 1-1; C Breslow 0-0; M Delcarmen 1-1; J Lopez 1-0.
Batters faced - L Hudson 26; R Braun 6; J Peralta 5; A Sisco 3; J Nelson 5; A Burgos 5; J Beckett 34; K Foulke 5; M Timlin 3; C Breslow 4; M Delcarmen 6; J Lopez 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--John Hirschbeck. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Time: 4:18.
Attendance: 36,402.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY BOSTON'S DUSTIN PEDROIA IN THE FOURTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 9, 2006 11:37 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Blanco A. Blanco
2-6
3 RBI
 Boston
D. Pedroia D. Pedroia
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI