Boston 9, Kansas City 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 9 12 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0
WP: J. Beckett (16-6)
LP: L. Hochevar (7-11)
(63-89)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Kansas City
- Y. Betancourt tripled to center, J. Buck scored
- D. DeJesus singled to center, Y. Betancourt scored
Top 5th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury tripled to center, J.D. Drew and A. Gonzalez scored
- D. Pedroia singled to shallow left, J. Ellsbury scored
- J. Bay singled to shallow left center, D. Pedroia and V. Martinez scored, K. Youkilis to third
- D. Ortiz singled to shallow right, K. Youkilis scored, J. Bay to third
Top 9th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 2 .301
    J. Gathright lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
D. Pedroia 2b 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .300
    J. Lowrie 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158
V. Martinez c 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .299
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .302
J. Bay lf 3 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 .267
    B. Anderson pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 .234
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .290
    C. Woodward 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 .267
    J. Reddick pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
A. Gonzalez ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298
 Totals 37 9 12 9 1 7 6 0 18  
 Batting
2B - A Gonzalez (9, L Hochevar).
3B - J Ellsbury (10, L Hochevar).
HR - D Ortiz (25, 9th inning off C Rosa 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Ellsbury 2 (59), D Pedroia (65), J Bay 2 (115), D Ortiz 4 (88).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1, J Drew 1, A Gonzalez 1.
GIDP - V Martinez, M Lowell.
Team LOB - 9.
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 3 .283
    J. Anderson pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
M. Maier cf-lf 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .254
B. Butler 1b 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .299
B. Pena dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .269
A. Callaspo 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .301
    L. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .172
M. Teahen rf-3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270
J. Buck c 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .241
A. Gordon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222
    W. Bloomquist ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
Y. Betancourt ss 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242
 Totals 38 2 12 2 0 3 10 1 18  
 Batting
2B - J Buck (11, J Beckett).
3B - Y Betancourt (6, J Beckett).
RBI - D DeJesus (71), Y Betancourt (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, B Butler 1, B Pena 1, A Callaspo 1, M Teahen 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - M Maier (8, 2nd base off J Beckett/V Martinez).
CS - D DeJesus (9, 2nd base by J Beckett/V Martinez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (Y Betancourt-B Butler, Y Betancourt-A Callaspo-B Butler).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 16-6) 6.0 12 2 2 1 7 0 1.17 3.78  
H. Okajima 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.27 3.30  
B. Wagner 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.16 2.61  
J. Papelbon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 1.94  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (L, 7-11) 5.0 8 6 6 3 5 0 1.43 5.98  
V. Marte 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.12 7.88  
C. Rosa 2.0 4 3 3 2 0 1 2.36 7.71  
HPB - D Pedroia (by L Hochevar).
Pitches-strikes - J Beckett 103-71; H Okajima 19-12; B Wagner 16-9; J Papelbon 12-10; L Hochevar 94-57; V Marte 40-20; C Rosa 39-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Beckett 13-5; H Okajima 1-1; B Wagner 0-2; J Papelbon 1-1; L Hochevar 6-4; V Marte 4-1; C Rosa 2-7.
Batters faced - J Beckett 30; H Okajima 4; B Wagner 4; J Papelbon 3; L Hochevar 25; V Marte 8; C Rosa 12.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Tim McClelland. 3B--Andy Fletcher.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 24, 2009 4:46 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Kansas City
Y. Betancourt Yuniesky Betancourt
3-4
1 RBI