Boston 10, Kansas City 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 4 10 15 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 10 5
WP: C. Buchholz (7-3)
LP: A. Lerew (0-1)
(63-90)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia safe at first on third baseman A. Gordon's fielding error, J. Ellsbury scored
Top 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center
- J. Reddick safe at first on shortstop Y. Betancourt's fielding error, M. Lowell scored, C. Kotchman to second
- D. Pedroia hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Kotchman scored, J. Reddick to third, J. Ellsbury to second
Top 6th: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to left center, A. Gonzalez scored
Top 8th: Boston
- C. Woodward safe at first on shortstop Y. Betancourt's fielding error, D. Pedroia scored, V. Martinez to third, D. Ortiz to second
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- B. Butler homered to left, M. Maier scored
- M. Olivo walked, M. Jacobs scored, A. Callaspo to third, M. Teahen to second
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury singled to shallow center, A. Gonzalez scored
- D. Pedroia safe at first on second baseman A. Callaspo's fielding error, J. Ellsbury scored
- D. Ortiz doubled to shallow left, D. Pedroia and B. Anderson scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .303
    J. Gathright lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
D. Pedroia 2b 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301
    J. Lowrie 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158
V. Martinez c 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 .299
J. Bay lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .265
    B. Anderson lf-cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
D. Ortiz dh 5 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 2 .237
    G. Kottaras pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
M. Lowell 3b 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .291
    C. Woodward pr-3b-2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221
C. Kotchman 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 4 .239
J. Reddick rf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .200
A. Gonzalez ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .302
 Totals 44 10 15 6 1 6 8 3 25  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (46, Y Yabuta); D Ortiz (33, J Wright); C Kotchman (3, A Lerew); A Gonzalez (10, J Wright).
HR - D Ortiz (26, 4th inning off A Lerew 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - D Pedroia.
RBI - J Ellsbury (60), D Pedroia 2 (67), D Ortiz 3 (91).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 2, D Ortiz 1, C Woodward 1, C Kotchman 2, J Reddick 2.
GIDP - M Lowell.
Team LOB - 14.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury 2 (66, 2nd base off A Lerew/M Olivo, 2nd base off J Wright/M Olivo), A Gonzalez (2, 2nd base off Y Yabuta/M Olivo).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Kotchman-A Gonzalez-T Saito).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
    J. Anderson cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238
M. Maier cf-lf 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .256
B. Butler 1b 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .301
M. Jacobs dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .229
A. Callaspo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300
M. Teahen rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269
M. Olivo c 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .252
A. Gordon 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .230
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .240
    L. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .169
 Totals 36 3 10 3 1 1 10 0 11  
 Batting
HR - B Butler (19, 8th inning off R Ramirez 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Butler 2 (87), M Olivo (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Callaspo 1, Y Betancourt 1.
GIDP - A Gordon.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - A Callaspo (17, field); M Olivo (8, field); A Gordon (9, field); Y Betancourt (15, field 2).
DP - 1 (A Gordon-A Callaspo-B Butler).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Buchholz (W, 7-3) 6.2 5 0 0 0 8 0 1.32 3.21  
R. Ramirez 0.2 3 3 3 0 0 1 1.35 3.06  
T. Saito 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1.31 2.36  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A. Lerew (L, 0-1) 4.2 7 4 2 3 2 1 2.14 3.86  
Y. Yabuta 2.1 3 1 1 1 3 0 2.44 11.81  
K. Farnsworth 1.0 2 1 0 1 2 0 1.47 4.50  
J. Wright 1.0 3 4 1 1 1 0 1.52 4.56  
WP - K Farnsworth.
HPB - B Butler (by C Buchholz).
Pitches-strikes - C Buchholz 109-69; R Ramirez 20-12; T Saito 28-17; A Lerew 107-65; Y Yabuta 56-35; K Farnsworth 36-21; J Wright 30-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Buchholz 11-4; R Ramirez 1-3; T Saito 2-1; A Lerew 4-10; Y Yabuta 2-4; K Farnsworth 3-0; J Wright 2-1.
Batters faced - C Buchholz 26; R Ramirez 5; T Saito 7; A Lerew 25; Y Yabuta 11; K Farnsworth 7; J Wright 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Tim McClelland. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Ejections: KANSAS CITY Player Greinke ejected in the (3rd). KANSAS CITY Manager T Hillman ejected in the (4th).

Updated on Friday, Sep 25, 2009 3:45 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
B. Butler Billy Butler
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI