Boston 5, Kansas City 1
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(56-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Boston 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 X 5 8 1
WP: D. Matsuzaka (1-3)
LP: L. Hochevar (7-12)
(62-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Kansas City
- A. Gordon hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Dyson scored
Bot 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Boston
- C. Ross singled to left, S. Podsednik and D. Pedroia scored, C. Ross out at second
Bot 6th: Boston
- C. Ross doubled to left, J. Ellsbury scored
- J. Loney singled to shallow left center, C. Ross scored
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Dyson cf 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 .269
A. Escobar ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .301
A. Gordon lf 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295
B. Butler dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .304
S. Perez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .294
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .246
L. Cain rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .244
E. Hosmer 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .241
J. Giavotella 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .222
 Totals 32 1 7 1 0 3 7 1 13  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (42, D Matsuzaka); J Giavotella (4, D Matsuzaka).
SF - A Gordon.
RBI - A Gordon (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dyson 1, A Escobar 1, M Moustakas 1, J Giavotella 1.
GIDP - S Perez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Dyson (25, 3rd base off D Matsuzaka/J Saltalamacchia).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - A Gordon.
PB - S Perez.
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .375
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .282
J. Ellsbury cf 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .274
C. Ross rf 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 .281
J. Loney 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .228
M. Gomez dh 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .292
M. Aviles ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
P. Ciriaco 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .353
 Totals 31 5 8 5 1 1 6 0 6  
 Batting
2B - J Ellsbury (17, L Hochevar); C Ross (27, L Hochevar).
HR - J Ellsbury (2, 1st inning off L Hochevar 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Ellsbury (16), C Ross 3 (67), J Loney (2).
2-out RBI - J Ellsbury, C Ross 2.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - D Pedroia (4, throw).
DP - 1 (D Pedroia-M Aviles-J Loney).
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Hochevar (L, 7-12) 8.0 8 5 4 1 6 1 1.32 4.93  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 1-3) 7.0 5 1 0 2 6 0 1.27 5.10  
C. Mortensen 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.12 2.25  
V. Padilla (H, 22) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 4.15  
A. Bailey 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.12 1.69  
WP - D Matsuzaka.
Pitches-strikes - L Hochevar 115-78; D Matsuzaka 101-71; C Mortensen 7-6; V Padilla 3-3; A Bailey 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hochevar 11-11; D Matsuzaka 5-10; C Mortensen 1-0; V Padilla 1-0; A Bailey 1-2.
Batters faced - L Hochevar 32; D Matsuzaka 28; C Mortensen 3; V Padilla 1; A Bailey 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Bellino. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--David Rackley.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, out to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 3:23 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Kansas City
A. Gordon Alex Gordon
2-3
1 RBI
 Boston
C. Ross Cody Ross
2-4
3 RBI