Boston 8, Kansas City 6
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 6 11 2
Boston 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 X 8 14 2
WP: P. Beato (1-0) S: M. Melancon (1)
LP: W. Smith (4-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Kansas City
- L. Cain flied out to right center
- A. Escobar singled to third
- A. Gordon grounded into fielder's choice, A. Escobar out at second
- A. Gordon stole second
- B. Butler struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- P. Ciriaco singled to shallow right
- J. Ellsbury flied out to deep center
- D. Pedroia doubled to shallow right, P. Ciriaco to third
- C. Ross singled to shallow left, P. Ciriaco scored, D. Pedroia to third
- J. Loney grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Ross out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 1

  Top 2nd: Kansas City
- S. Perez singled
- J. Francoeur struck out swinging
- J. Giavotella flied out to deep center
- E. Hosmer struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- R. Lavarnway popped out to first
- M. Gomez walked
- M. Aviles doubled to left, M. Gomez scored
- S. Podsednik singled to shortstop, M. Aviles to third
- P. Ciriaco popped out to right center
- J. Ellsbury lined out to left

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 2

  Top 3rd: Kansas City
- T. Abreu grounded out to shortstop
- L. Cain walked
- A. Escobar safe at first on third baseman P. Ciriaco's throwing error, L. Cain to third
- A. Gordon fouled out to third
- B. Butler struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 2

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia flied out to center
- C. Ross struck out looking
- J. Loney grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 0, Boston 2

  Top 4th: Kansas City
- S. Perez grounded out to third
- J. Francoeur struck out looking
- J. Giavotella singled to shallow right
- E. Hosmer singled to shallow center, J. Giavotella to second
- T. Abreu singled to shallow left, J. Giavotella scored, E. Hosmer to third, T. Abreu to second advancing on throw
- L. Cain homered to left, E. Hosmer and T. Abreu scored
- A. Escobar walked
- A. Escobar to third on R. Lavarnway's throwing error
- A. Gordon struck out swinging

4 runs, 4 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 2

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- R. Lavarnway grounded out to third
- M. Gomez grounded out to third
- M. Aviles grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 2

  Top 5th: Kansas City
- B. Butler struck out swinging
- S. Perez flied out to right
- J. Francoeur grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 2

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- S. Podsednik flied out to center
- P. Ciriaco homered to left
- J. Ellsbury singled to right
- D. Pedroia grounded out to third, J. Ellsbury to second
- J. Ellsbury stole third
- C. Ross walked
- J. Loney singled to shallow center, J. Ellsbury scored, C. Ross to second
- R. Lavarnway flied out to right

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 4

  Top 6th: Kansas City
- P. Beato relieved F. Doubront
- J. Giavotella flied out to deep left center
- E. Hosmer grounded out to second
- T. Abreu struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 4

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- M. Gomez safe at first on shortstop A. Escobar's fielding error
- M. Aviles singled to left, M. Gomez to second
- T. Collins relieved W. Smith
- S. Podsednik flied out to left
- P. Ciriaco struck out looking
- J. Ellsbury singled to first, M. Gomez scored, M. Aviles to third
- A. Crow relieved T. Collins
- D. Pedroia grounded out to pitcher

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 5

  Top 7th: Kansas City
- L. Cain grounded out to third
- A. Escobar struck out swinging
- A. Gordon singled to right center
- A. Gordon caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 5

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- J. Jeffress relieved A. Crow
- C. Ross singled to center
- J. Loney grounded out to second, C. Ross to second
- R. Lavarnway singled to shallow right, C. Ross to third
- M. Gomez walked, R. Lavarnway to second
- M. Aviles struck out swinging
- S. Podsednik safe at first on shortstop A. Escobar's fielding error, C. Ross scored, R. Lavarnway to third, M. Gomez to second
- P. Ciriaco singled, R. Lavarnway scored, M. Gomez to third, S. Podsednik to second
- F. Bueno relieved J. Jeffress
- J. Ellsbury popped out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Kansas City 4, Boston 7

  Top 8th: Kansas City
- B. Butler singled to left
- S. Perez singled to shallow left, B. Butler to second
- J. Francoeur walked, B. Butler to third, S. Perez to second
- C. Breslow relieved P. Beato
- J. Giavotella struck out swinging
- E. Hosmer hit sacrifice fly to right, B. Butler scored
- T. Abreu singled to shallow center, S. Perez scored, J. Francoeur to third
- L. Cain struck out looking

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 7

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- L. Coleman relieved F. Bueno
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- C. Ross struck out swinging
- J. Loney struck out swinging
- R. Lavarnway struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 8

  Top 9th: Kansas City
- M. Melancon relieved C. Breslow
- A. Escobar grounded out to first
- A. Gordon singled to shallow right
- B. Butler struck out swinging
- A. Gordon to second on fielder's indifference
- S. Perez lined out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Kansas City 6, Boston 8
 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
L. Cain Lorenzo Cain
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
P. Ciriaco Pedro Ciriaco
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI