Boston 4, Kansas City 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(39-53)
  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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded out to first
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to second
- M. Teahen struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J.D. Drew grounded out to second
- D. Pedroia flied out to deep right
- D. Ortiz lined out to shortstop

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

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- B. Butler struck out looking
- E. Brown struck out swinging
- E. German lined out to left

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- M. Ramirez lined out to deep right
- K. Youkilis flied out to center
- M. Lowell flied out to center

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

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- A. Gordon struck out looking
- J. Buck grounded out to third
- T. Pena Jr. struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- J. Varitek grounded out to first
- C. Crisp flied out to deep right
- J. Lugo singled to shortstop
- J. Lugo picked off at first, pitcher to first

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

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus hit by pitch
- M. Grudzielanek grounded into double play second to first to shortstop, D. DeJesus out at second
- M. Teahen grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- J.D. Drew lined out to left
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
- K. Youkilis lined out to pitcher

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

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- B. Butler grounded out to second
- E. Brown singled to right
- E. German walked, E. Brown to second
- A. Gordon struck out swinging
- J. Buck hit by pitch, E. Brown to third, E. German to second
- T. Pena Jr. grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- M. Lowell safe at first on left fielder E. Brown's fielding error
- J. Varitek lined out to left
- C. Crisp flied out to center
- J. Lugo struck out swinging

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

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded out to second
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to right
- M. Teahen grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- J.D. Drew struck out looking
- D. Pedroia singled to center
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right, D. Pedroia scored
- M. Ramirez flied out to left
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 4

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- B. Butler grounded out to third
- E. Brown singled to third
- E. German grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, E. Brown out at second

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

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- N. Musser relieved B. Bannister
- M. Lowell singled to center
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- C. Crisp lined out to center
- J. Lugo struck out swinging

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

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- R. Sanders hit for A. Gordon
- R. Sanders singled to center
- J. Buck grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, R. Sanders out at second
- T. Pena Jr. popped out to shallow right

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

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- M. Teahen at first
- R. Sanders in right field
- J.D. Drew singled to right
- D. Pedroia flied out to right
- D. Ortiz flied out to deep right
- M. Ramirez grounded out to third

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

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus lined out to deep center
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging
- M. Teahen struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 4
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
E. Brown E. Brown
2-3
 Boston
D. Pedroia D. Pedroia
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI