Kansas City 9, Boston 3
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 1 0 5 1 0 9 13 2
Boston 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 12 0
WP: J. Gobble (4-1)
LP: T. Wakefield (10-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Kansas City
- B. Butler doubled to left, M. Grudzielanek and M. Teahen scored
Top 5th: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. doubled to left, A. Gordon scored
Bot 5th: Boston
- D. Pedroia safe at first on second baseman M. Grudzielanek's fielding error, J. Lugo scored
Top 7th: Kansas City
- J. Buck doubled to left, R. Sanders and A. Gordon scored
- J. Buck scored, D. DeJesus to second on passed ball
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right center, D. DeJesus scored, M. Grudzielanek to second advancing on throw
- R. Gload singled to left, M. Grudzielanek scored, B. Butler out at third
Top 8th: Kansas City
- T. Pena Jr. doubled to left, A. Gordon scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- C. Crisp tripled to deep center, M. Lowell scored
- D. Mirabelli singled to center, C. Crisp scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .272
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .277
M. Teahen rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .284
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 .301
R. Gload 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .262
R. Sanders lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .377
    E. Brown lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
A. Gordon 3b 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 .236
J. Buck c 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .245
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .278
    J. Smith ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
 Totals 38 9 13 8 2 2 7  
 Batting
2B - B Butler (8, T Wakefield); T Pena Jr 2 (17, T Wakefield, J Pineiro); R Sanders (7, T Wakefield); J Buck (14, T Wakefield); A Gordon (16, J Pineiro).
RBI - B Butler 2 (19), T Pena Jr 2 (30), J Buck 2 (31), M Grudzielanek (29), R Gload (25).
2-out RBI - R Gload, T Pena Jr.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sanders 1, M Grudzielanek 1, D DeJesus 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - A Gordon (10, 2nd base off T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
CS - T Pena Jr (3, 2nd base by T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
E - T Pena Jr (16, ground ball); M Grudzielanek (4, ground ball).
Outfield assists - M Teahen (M Lowell at 3rd base), E Brown (D Pedroia at 1st base).
DP - 4 (T Pena Jr-M Grudzielanek-R Gload, M Teahen-A Gordon, M Grudzielanek-T Pena Jr-R Gload, E Brown-T Pena Jr-R Gload).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .256
    E. Hinske lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 1 1 1 1 .311
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .320
M. Ramirez lf 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .289
    W. Pena lf-rf 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .210
K. Youkilis 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .316
M. Lowell 3b 4 1 3 0 0 0 2 .307
C. Crisp cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .265
D. Mirabelli c 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 .188
J. Lugo ss 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .217
 Totals 37 3 12 3 3 8 21  
 Batting
2B - M Lowell (23, L Nunez); J Lugo 2 (15, L Nunez, J Peralta).
3B - C Crisp (5, J Peralta).
RBI - D Pedroia (28), C Crisp (30), D Mirabelli (10).
2-out RBI - C Crisp, D Mirabelli.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Mirabelli 1, D Ortiz 1, J Drew 2, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia, C Crisp.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Ramirez (B Butler at 3rd base).
PB - D Mirabelli.
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Nunez 4.0 6 1 1 1 3 0 2.25
J. Gobble (W, 4-1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.73
Z. Greinke (H, 8) 1.2 2 0 0 2 0 0 4.54
J. Peralta 1.1 4 2 2 0 1 0 3.77
J. Soria 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.04
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 10-9) 6.1 9 6 6 0 1 0 4.69
J. Lopez 0.2 2 2 2 2 0 0 3.60
J. Pineiro 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.06
K. Snyder 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.12
WP - T Wakefield.
IBB - B Butler (by J Lopez).
Pitches-strikes - L Nunez 74-45; J Gobble 15-8; Z Greinke 33-20; J Peralta 21-15; J Soria 17-12; T Wakefield 78-54; J Lopez 25-12; J Pineiro 16-11; K Snyder 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Nunez 3-5; J Gobble 0-1; Z Greinke 2-3; J Peralta 0-2; J Soria 0-1; T Wakefield 8-9; J Lopez 0-1; J Pineiro 2-0; K Snyder 3-0.
Batters faced - L Nunez 18; J Gobble 3; Z Greinke 8; J Peralta 7; J Soria 4; T Wakefield 27; J Lopez 5; J Pineiro 5; K Snyder 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Tony Randazzo. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 37,001.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 17, 2007 10:49 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
T. Pena Jr. T. Pena Jr.
3-4
2 RBI
 Boston
J. Lugo J. Lugo
3-4