Kansas City 12, Boston 9
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 9 12 1
Kansas City 0 0 1 1 3 6 1 0 X 12 11 0
WP: Y. Yabuta (2-1) S: J. Soria (27)
LP: D. Bard (2-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Boston
- J. Bay homered to deep center, D. Pedroia and V. Martinez scored
- J. Ellsbury singled to center, D. Ortiz and R. Baldelli scored, A. Gonzalez to second
- D. Pedroia singled to shallow center, A. Gonzalez scored, J. Ellsbury to second
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- J. Anderson scored, W. Bloomquist to third, M. Maier to second on passed ball
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon singled to shallow center, M. Olivo scored
Top 5th: Boston
- V. Martinez singled to right, R. Baldelli and J. Ellsbury scored, D. Pedroia to second, D. Pedroia out at third
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- M. Jacobs homered to deep right, W. Bloomquist and B. Butler scored
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Bay scored, D. Ortiz to second on wild pitch
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- B. Butler doubled to right, J. Anderson scored
- A. Callaspo doubled to deep right center, B. Butler and M. Jacobs scored
- A. Gordon doubled to shallow left, A. Callaspo scored, M. Olivo to third
- Y. Betancourt singled to shallow right, M. Olivo and A. Gordon scored, Y. Betancourt out at second
Bot 7th: Kansas City
- B. Butler doubled to deep center, M. Maier scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 .303
D. Pedroia 2b 3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .297
V. Martinez c 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 3 .300
K. Youkilis 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .308
J. Bay lf 5 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 .269
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .233
M. Lowell 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .293
R. Baldelli rf 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .262
    C. Kotchman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
A. Gonzalez ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .298
    J. Reddick ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
 Totals 38 9 12 8 1 7 2 0 14  
 Batting
HR - J Bay (36, 3rd inning off L DiNardo 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Ellsbury 2 (57), D Pedroia (64), V Martinez 2 (100), J Bay 3 (113).
2-out RBI - J Ellsbury 2, D Pedroia, V Martinez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Ellsbury 1, V Martinez 1, J Bay 1, R Baldelli 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - V Martinez (7, throw).
Outfield assists - R Baldelli.
PB - V Martinez.
DP - 1 (K Youkilis-A Gonzalez).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Bloomquist rf 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 .269
M. Maier lf 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 .245
B. Butler 1b 4 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 3 .300
M. Jacobs dh 3 2 1 3 1 2 2 0 2 .230
A. Callaspo 2b-3b 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .298
M. Olivo c 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 .251
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 .227
    L. Hernandez 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175
Y. Betancourt ss 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 .240
J. Anderson cf 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 .240
 Totals 33 12 11 11 1 11 6 5 15  
 Batting
2B - B Butler 2 (49, M Delcarmen, B Wagner); A Callaspo (37, M Delcarmen); A Gordon (5, D Bard); J Anderson (6, M Delcarmen).
HR - M Jacobs (18, 5th inning off T Wakefield 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Butler 2 (85), M Jacobs 3 (58), A Callaspo 2 (69), A Gordon 2 (16), Y Betancourt 2 (43).
2-out RBI - B Butler 2, A Callaspo 2, A Gordon, Y Betancourt 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Jacobs 2, A Callaspo 1, Y Betancourt 1.
GIDP - J Anderson.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - W Bloomquist 2 (23, 2nd base off T Wakefield/V Martinez, 2nd base off T Wakefield/V Martinez), M Olivo (5, 3rd base off T Wakefield/V Martinez), J Anderson 2 (22, 2nd base off T Wakefield/V Martinez, 3rd base off T Wakefield/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - W Bloomquist.
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
T. Wakefield 5.0 5 5 4 7 2 1 1.41 4.33  
M. Delcarmen 0.2 3 4 4 1 1 0 1.62 4.34  
D. Bard (L, 2-2; BS, 3) 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 1.30 3.72  
B. Wagner 1.0 1 1 1 2 3 0 1.18 2.89  
M. Bowden 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.86 9.00  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. DiNardo 5.0 10 8 8 6 0 1 2.35 8.22  
Y. Yabuta (W, 2-1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.64 14.04  
J. Wright (H, 12) 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.49 4.54  
J. Soria (S, 27) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.11 2.36  
WP - L DiNardo, Y Yabuta.
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 104-59; M Delcarmen 25-12; D Bard 14-9; B Wagner 21-12; M Bowden 12-8; L DiNardo 117-58; Y Yabuta 23-12; J Wright 33-17; J Soria 15-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 5-8; M Delcarmen 1-2; D Bard 0-0; B Wagner 0-0; M Bowden 1-2; L DiNardo 15-5; Y Yabuta 1-2; J Wright 3-3; J Soria 1-1.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 26; M Delcarmen 6; D Bard 3; B Wagner 6; M Bowden 3; L DiNardo 30; Y Yabuta 5; J Wright 7; J Soria 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim McClelland. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Greg Gibson.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009 4:43 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Bay Jason Bay
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
2-4
2 RBI