Kansas City 6, Boston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(41-53)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 6 9 0
Boston 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 10 1
WP: O. Perez (5-8) S: O. Dotel (10)
LP: J. Tavarez (5-8)
(56-38)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus flied out to left
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop
- M. Teahen grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J.D. Drew popped out to third
- D. Pedroia singled to shortstop
- D. Ortiz singled to second, D. Pedroia to second
- M. Ramirez popped out to third
- K. Youkilis struck out looking

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

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to second
- R. Gload struck out swinging
- A. Gordon grounded out to first, B. Butler to second
- E. Brown grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- M. Lowell grounded out to shortstop
- J. Varitek grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crisp struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- J. Smith struck out swinging
- J. LaRue struck out looking
- D. DeJesus flied out to left

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

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- J. Lugo grounded out to shortstop
- J.D. Drew flied out to center
- D. Pedroia doubled to left
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right
- M. Teahen singled to left, M. Grudzielanek to second
- B. Butler grounded out to first, M. Grudzielanek to third, M. Teahen to second
- R. Gload hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Grudzielanek scored
- A. Gordon singled to right, M. Teahen scored
- E. Brown singled to center, A. Gordon to second
- J. Smith flied out to left

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

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- M. Ramirez singled to left
- K. Youkilis walked, M. Ramirez to second
- M. Lowell singled to left center, M. Ramirez to third, K. Youkilis to second
- J. Varitek grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ramirez scored, K. Youkilis to third, M. Lowell out at second
- C. Crisp walked, J. Varitek to second
- J. Lugo doubled to left, J. Varitek and K. Youkilis scored, C. Crisp to third
- J.D. Drew hit sacrifice fly to left, C. Crisp scored
- D. Pedroia grounded out to third

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 2, Boston 4

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- J. LaRue grounded out to third
- D. DeJesus singled to catcher
- M. Grudzielanek doubled to deep left, D. DeJesus scored
- M. Teahen safe at first on M. Lowell's fielding error, M. Grudzielanek to third
- B. Butler doubled to deep center, M. Grudzielanek and M. Teahen scored
- R. Gload grounded out to second, B. Butler to third
- A. Gordon singled to center, B. Butler scored
- M. Timlin relieved J. Tavarez
- A. Gordon caught stealing, catcher to second

4 runs, 4 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 4

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded out to second
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third
- M. Lowell grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- E. Brown grounded out to second
- J. Smith lined out to first
- J. LaRue struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- D. Riske relieved O. Perez
- J. Varitek grounded out to first
- C. Crisp lined out to second
- J. Lugo grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- D. DeJesus grounded out to second
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to right
- M. Teahen lined out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- J. Gobble relieved D. Riske
- J.D. Drew grounded out to first
- D. Pedroia singled to shortstop
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- J. Soria relieved J. Gobble
- M. Ramirez walked, D. Pedroia to second
- K. Youkilis grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- M. Delcarmen relieved M. Timlin
- B. Butler walked
- E. German ran for B. Butler
- R. Gload struck out swinging, E. German caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
- A. Gordon struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- E. German at third
- A. Gordon at first
- M. Lowell flied out to left
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- C. Crisp tripled to deep right
- J. Lugo flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- J. Papelbon relieved M. Delcarmen
- E. Brown flied out to right
- J. Smith struck out swinging
- J. LaRue struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- O. Dotel relieved J. Soria
- J.D. Drew grounded out to second
- D. Ortiz singled to center
- A. Cora ran for D. Ortiz
- M. Ramirez popped out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
B. Butler B. Butler
2-3
2 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI