Boston 4, Kansas City 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Boston 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 4 10 1
WP: J. Lester (8-10) S: A. Bailey (1)
LP: K. Herrera (1-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to shallow center, P. Ciriaco and J. Ellsbury scored
Top 3rd: Kansas City
- E. Hosmer homered to deep left center
- A. Gordon doubled to left, A. Escobar scored
Top 4th: Kansas City
- J. Giavotella singled to second, M. Moustakas scored, B. Pena to third, E. Hosmer to second
Bot 7th: Boston
- P. Ciriaco doubled to shallow left, M. Gomez and M. Aviles scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
L. Cain cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .253
A. Escobar ss 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 .303
A. Gordon lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .291
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .302
    J. Dyson pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
J. Francoeur rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .238
M. Moustakas 3b 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .249
B. Pena c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
E. Hosmer 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .239
J. Giavotella 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209
 Totals 33 3 7 3 1 4 7 1 16  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (40, J Lester).
HR - E Hosmer (12, 3rd inning off J Lester 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Gordon (50), E Hosmer (50), J Giavotella (7).
2-out RBI - A Gordon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Escobar 2, B Butler 1, B Pena 1.
GIDP - L Cain, B Butler.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Dyson (24, 2nd base off V Padilla/R Lavarnway).
 
 Fielding
E - J Giavotella (4, field).
DP - 1 (A Escobar-E Hosmer).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
P. Ciriaco 3b 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 .349
J. Ellsbury cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .262
D. Pedroia 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .282
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 3 .318
C. Ross rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .271
R. Lavarnway c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .146
M. Gomez 1b 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .263
M. Aviles ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
S. Podsednik lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .378
 Totals 31 4 10 4 0 2 8 2 12  
 Batting
2B - P Ciriaco (9, K Herrera); D Pedroia (28, B Chen); D Ortiz (26, B Chen).
S - S Podsednik.
RBI - P Ciriaco 2 (14), D Ortiz 2 (60).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Ciriaco 1, D Ortiz 2, C Ross 1, R Lavarnway 1.
GIDP - C Ross.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - P Ciriaco (9, 3rd base off T Collins/B Pena), D Pedroia (12, 2nd base off T Collins/B Pena).
CS - J Ellsbury (1, 2nd base by B Chen/B Pena).
 
 Fielding
E - M Aviles (13, field).
DP - 2 (M Aviles-M Gomez, P Ciriaco-D Pedroia-M Gomez).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Chen 6.0 8 3 3 1 5 0 1.38 5.41  
K. Herrera (L, 1-2; BS, 1) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.10 2.66  
T. Collins 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.13 3.13  
A. Crow 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.18 3.53  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Lester (W, 8-10) 7.0 6 3 3 4 6 1 1.36 4.98  
V. Padilla (H, 21) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.42 4.32  
A. Miller (H, 13) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.98 2.76  
A. Bailey (S, 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 2.70  
IBB - D Pedroia (by T Collins).
Pitches-strikes - B Chen 98-65; K Herrera 7-7; T Collins 15-8; A Crow 12-10; J Lester 96-61; V Padilla 9-7; A Miller 5-3; A Bailey 15-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Chen 10-5; K Herrera 0-1; T Collins 0-0; A Crow 1-0; J Lester 14-4; V Padilla 1-0; A Miller 0-1; A Bailey 1-3.
Batters faced - B Chen 25; K Herrera 3; T Collins 3; A Crow 3; J Lester 30; V Padilla 2; A Miller 1; A Bailey 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Estabrook. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Dan Bellino. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to left.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 3:39 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-4
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
2-4
2 RBI