Boston 4, Kansas City 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 X 4 7 0
WP: K. Gabbard (3-0)
LP: B. Bannister (5-6)
(56-36)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
Bot 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right, D. Pedroia scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275
M. Teahen rf-1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .285
B. Butler dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .303
E. Brown lf 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .237
E. German 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .281
A. Gordon 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .230
    R. Sanders ph-rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .380
J. Buck c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
T. Pena Jr. ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .272
 Totals 27 0 3 0 1 8 8  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Pena Jr 2.
GIDP - M Grudzielanek, E German, J Buck.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - E Brown (2, fly ball).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .259
D. Pedroia 2b 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .312
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .322
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .288
K. Youkilis 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .317
M. Lowell 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .301
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .275
C. Crisp cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266
J. Lugo ss 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .211
 Totals 31 4 7 4 0 5 9  
 Batting
HR - D Pedroia (4, 4th inning off B Bannister 0 on, 1 Out), M Ramirez (13, 4th inning off B Bannister 0 on, 2 Out), D Ortiz (16, 6th inning off B Bannister 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Pedroia (27), M Ramirez (53), D Ortiz 2 (59).
2-out RBI - M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
Picked Off - J Lugo (1st base, B Bannister).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (D Pedroia-K Youkilis-J Lugo, K Gabbard-J Lugo-K Youkilis 2).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bannister (L, 5-6) 6.0 5 4 4 0 3 3 3.87
N. Musser 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.87
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Gabbard (W, 3-0) 9.0 3 0 0 1 8 0 3.38
HBP - D DeJesus (by K Gabbard); J Buck (by K Gabbard).
Pitches-strikes - B Bannister 95-60; N Musser 29-18; K Gabbard 107-71.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bannister 3-11; N Musser 1-3; K Gabbard 15-4.
Batters faced - B Bannister 23; N Musser 8; K Gabbard 30.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Charlie Reliford. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Larry Vanover. 3B--Tony Randazzo.
Time: 2:18.
Attendance: 37,099.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to left.

Updated on Monday, Jul 16, 2007 9:38 pm ET

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