Kansas City 10, Boston 9, 12 innings
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  Final 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 10 14 1
Boston 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 20 0
WP: F. Bueno (1-0) S: G. Holland (7)
LP: J. Tazawa (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- A. Gordon doubled to left, J. Dyson and A. Escobar scored
- B. Butler singled to shallow right, A. Gordon scored
Bot 2nd: Boston
- M. Gomez homered to deep left
- M. Aviles homered to left, J. Saltalamacchia and R. Lavarnway scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- M. Gomez singled, D. Pedroia scored, J. Ellsbury to third, C. Ross to second, J. Ellsbury scored, C. Ross to third on pitcher J. Guthrie's fielding error, M. Gomez out at second
- J. Saltalamacchia hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Ross scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- C. Ross singled to shallow left, P. Ciriaco scored, J. Ellsbury to third
- M. Gomez singled to shallow left, J. Ellsbury scored, C. Ross to second
Top 7th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon singled to shallow right, E. Hosmer and J. Dyson scored, A. Escobar to third
- B. Butler ground rule double to shallow right, A. Escobar scored, A. Gordon to third
- S. Perez singled to shallow right, A. Gordon scored, B. Butler to third
- M. Moustakas tripled to deep right, B. Butler and S. Perez scored
Top 12th: Kansas City
- T. Abreu singled to shallow left, J. Francoeur scored, E. Hosmer to third
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .272
    L. Cain ph-cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .248
A. Escobar ss 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .304
A. Gordon lf 5 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 2 .292
B. Butler dh 6 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 .305
S. Perez c 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .292
M. Moustakas 3b 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .248
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .236
E. Hosmer 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .240
T. Abreu 2b 6 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 .300
 Totals 48 10 14 10 0 6 8 0 15  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (41, A Cook); B Butler (19, M Melancon); E Hosmer (19, J Tazawa).
3B - M Moustakas (1, C Breslow).
RBI - A Gordon 4 (54), B Butler 2 (81), S Perez (23), M Moustakas 2 (60), T Abreu (2).
2-out RBI - A Gordon 2, B Butler, S Perez, M Moustakas 2, T Abreu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Cain 3, A Gordon 1, E Hosmer 1.
GIDP - S Perez, M Moustakas.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - J Guthrie (1, field).
Outfield assists - J Francoeur.
DP - 2 (E Hosmer, F Bueno-A Escobar-E Hosmer).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .375
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 .281
J. Ellsbury cf 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 .266
C. Ross rf 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .276
    C. Lin rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .167
M. Gomez 1b 6 1 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 .318
J. Saltalamacchia c 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .230
R. Lavarnway dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .178
    J. Iglesias pr-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
M. Aviles ss 6 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 .254
P. Ciriaco 3b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .351
 Totals 49 9 20 8 2 4 8 1 15  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (29, J Guthrie); J Ellsbury (16, T Collins).
HR - M Gomez (1, 2nd inning off J Guthrie 0 on, 1 Out), M Aviles (13, 2nd inning off J Guthrie 2 on, 1 Out).
S - S Podsednik.
SF - J Saltalamacchia.
RBI - C Ross (63), M Gomez 3 (6), J Saltalamacchia (50), M Aviles 3 (57).
2-out RBI - C Ross, M Gomez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Pedroia 1, C Ross 1, C Lin 1, J Saltalamacchia 2.
GIDP - J Iglesias.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury (8, 3rd base off K Herrera/S Perez).
CS - M Aviles (5, 2nd base by A Crow/S Perez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (D Pedroia-M Aviles-M Gomez, M Aviles-M Gomez).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Guthrie 2.2 7 7 6 2 1 2 1.15 4.32  
E. Teaford 2.0 5 2 2 1 2 0 1.45 4.79  
L. Coleman 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.30 3.82  
A. Crow 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.17 3.46  
T. Collins 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 3.10  
K. Herrera 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.12 2.59  
F. Bueno (W, 1-0) 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.12 2.25  
G. Holland (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 2.94  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A. Cook 6.0 7 3 3 1 0 0 1.31 4.76  
A. Miller 0.2 2 4 4 2 1 0 1.08 3.78  
M. Melancon 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.41 7.02  
C. Breslow (BS, 1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.03 1.86  
A. Bailey 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 2.08  
V. Padilla 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.41 4.22  
J. Tazawa (L, 0-1) 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 1.29 1.61  
C. Mortensen 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 2.27  
WP - K Herrera, C Mortensen.
IBB - D Pedroia (by K Herrera); J Francoeur (by C Breslow); E Hosmer (by V Padilla).
HBP - M Moustakas (by V Padilla).
Pitches-strikes - J Guthrie 53-32; E Teaford 45-29; L Coleman 22-12; A Crow 13-8; T Collins 13-7; K Herrera 31-18; F Bueno 16-10; G Holland 11-8; A Cook 72-47; A Miller 29-15; M Melancon 3-2; C Breslow 25-15; A Bailey 11-8; V Padilla 19-10; J Tazawa 37-25; C Mortensen 6-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Guthrie 3-8; E Teaford 2-4; L Coleman 0-3; A Crow 1-0; T Collins 0-1; K Herrera 2-2; F Bueno 2-0; G Holland 1-1; A Cook 14-3; A Miller 2-0; M Melancon 0-1; C Breslow 1-3; A Bailey 1-2; V Padilla 1-0; J Tazawa 2-1; C Mortensen 0-0.
Batters faced - J Guthrie 16; E Teaford 12; L Coleman 5; A Crow 3; T Collins 3; K Herrera 8; F Bueno 5; G Holland 3; A Cook 24; A Miller 6; M Melancon 2; C Breslow 6; A Bailey 3; V Padilla 5; J Tazawa 8; C Mortensen 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Cory Blaser. 2B--Dan Bellino. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, out to left.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 26, 2012 3:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-5
4 RBI
 Boston
M. Gomez Mauro Gomez
4-6, 1 HR
3 RBI