Boston 4, Kansas City 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 11 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 2
WP: D. Matsuzaka (1-0) S: J. Papelbon (1)
LP: Z. Greinke (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- J. Lugo flied out to deep left
- K. Youkilis walked
- D. Ortiz struck out looking
- M. Ramirez doubled to deep right, K. Youkilis scored
- J.D. Drew struck out looking

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus singled to center
- E. German grounded into fielder's choice, D. DeJesus out at second
- M. Teahen walked, E. German to second
- E. Brown grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, M. Teahen out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to left
- J. Varitek flied out to left
- C. Crisp struck out looking
- D. Pedroia grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 2nd: Kansas City
- A. Gordon flied out to left center
- R. Shealy lined out to right
- R. Gload struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Top 3rd: Boston
- J. Lugo singled to third
- K. Youkilis popped out to shallow right
- D. Ortiz struck out looking
- M. Ramirez singled to third, J. Lugo to second
- J.D. Drew grounded out to catcher

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 3rd: Kansas City
- J. Buck struck out looking
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to pitcher
- D. DeJesus flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Top 4th: Boston
- M. Lowell doubled to deep left
- J. Varitek flied out to center
- C. Crisp grounded out to second, M. Lowell to third
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 4th: Kansas City
- E. German struck out looking
- M. Teahen struck out swinging
- E. Brown struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Kansas City 0

  Top 5th: Boston
- J. Lugo doubled to deep right
- J. Lugo stole third, J. Lugo scored on J. Buck's throwing error
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Ramirez flied out to right center

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Boston 2, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 5th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon singled to left
- R. Shealy struck out looking
- R. Gload flied out to right
- J. Buck singled to center, A. Gordon to third
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Kansas City 0

  Top 6th: Boston
- J.D. Drew doubled to left center
- M. Lowell flied out to center
- J. Varitek flied out to deep right center, J.D. Drew to third
- C. Crisp struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Kansas City 0

  Bottom 6th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus homered to deep right
- E. German singled to center
- M. Teahen struck out looking, E. German caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- E. Brown doubled to deep left center
- A. Gordon struck out looking

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Kansas City 1

  Top 7th: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to center
- J. Lugo grounded into double play shortstop to first, D. Pedroia out at second
- K. Youkilis flied out to deep right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 7th: Kansas City
- R. Shealy struck out swinging
- R. Gload struck out swinging
- J. Buck flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Kansas City 1

  Top 8th: Boston
- J. Peralta relieved Z. Greinke
- D. Ortiz doubled to left
- M. Ramirez flied out to center, D. Ortiz to third
- J.D. Drew intentionally walked
- D. Ortiz scored, J.D. Drew to second on wild pitch
- M. Lowell safe at first on third baseman A. Gordon's fielding error, J.D. Drew to third
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- C. Crisp singled to center, J.D. Drew scored, M. Lowell to second
- D. Pedroia singled to left, M. Lowell to third, C. Crisp to second
- J. Lugo grounded into fielder's choice, D. Pedroia out at second

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Boston 4, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 8th: Kansas City
- J.C. Romero relieved D. Matsuzaka
- T. Pena Jr. grounded bunt out to pitcher
- D. DeJesus grounded out to pitcher
- E. German singled to left
- M. Teahen grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Kansas City 1

  Top 9th: Boston
- D. Riske relieved J. Peralta
- K. Youkilis struck out looking
- D. Ortiz struck out looking
- M. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Kansas City 1

  Bottom 9th: Kansas City
- J. Papelbon relieved J.C. Romero
- E. Brown struck out looking
- A. Gordon grounded out to first
- R. Shealy struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Kansas City 1
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-5
1 RBI
 Kansas City
D. DeJesus D. DeJesus
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI