48-47
4 - 5
44-52

Game Story

Jonny Gomes' go-ahead shot into the center field bleachers left him just one pinch-hit homer behind the Red Sox all-time leader. ''I'm not chasing any of Ted Williams' records.'' Gomes' two-run homer capped a four-run sixth inning that gave Boston a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
KC 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 12 1
Bos 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 X 5 10 2

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
singled to deep left center,
Omar InfanteDFP
scored
KC 1 - BOS 0
Bottom 2nd: Boston
Brock HoltDFP
singled to shallow left,
Xander BogaertsDFP
scored,
Stephen DrewDFP
to second
KC 1 - BOS 1
Top 4th: Kansas City
Salvador PérezDFP
singled to shallow left,
Omar InfanteDFP
scored,
Eric HosmerDFP
to third
KC 2 - BOS 1
Alex GordonDFP
singled to center,
Eric HosmerDFP
scored,
Salvador PérezDFP
to third
KC 3 - BOS 1
Top 5th: Kansas City
Eric HosmerDFP
singled to right center,
Nori AokiDFP
scored
KC 4 - BOS 1
Bottom 6th: Boston
Xander BogaertsDFP
homered to deep center,
Daniel NavaDFP
scored
KC 4 - BOS 3
Jonny GómesDFP
homered to deep center,
Stephen DrewDFP
scored
KC 4 - BOS 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Kansas City

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Lorenzo CainDFP
CF
5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .301
Omar InfanteDFP
2B
5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Eric HosmerDFP
1B
5 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 .272
Salvador PérezDFP
C
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .286
Alex GordonDFP
LF
4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .271
Billy ButlerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .272
Mike MoustakasDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .189
Alcides EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280
Nori AokiDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260
Totals 39 4 12 4 0 0 6 1 18
Batting
2B - O Infante 2 (11, C Buchholz, K Uehara); E Hosmer (27, C Buchholz)
RBI - E Hosmer 2 (44), S Perez (37), A Gordon (45)
2-out RBI - E Hosmer
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hosmer 1, A Gordon 1, A Escobar 3
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - N Aoki (8, 2nd base off C Buchholz/D Ross)
CS - E Hosmer (2, 2nd base by C Buchholz/D Ross)
Fielding
E - A Escobar (8, throw)
DP - 1 (O Infante-A Escobar-E Hosmer)

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brock HoltDFP
RF-CF
4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .326
Dustin PedroiaDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .280
David OrtizDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
Mike NapoliDFP
1B
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
Daniel NavaDFP
LF-RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .238
Xander BogaertsDFP
3B
3 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 .236
Stephen DrewDFP
SS
3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167
David RossDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .171
Jackie Bradley Jr.DFP
CF
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .225
Jonny GómesDFP
PH-LF
2 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .237
Totals 33 5 10 5 2 3 5 0 20
Batting
2B - D Ortiz (19, K Herrera); S Drew (4, J Shields)
HR - X Bogaerts (7, 6th inning off J Shields 1 on, 1 Out), J Gomes (6, 6th inning off S Downs 1 on, 2 Out)
S - D Ross
RBI - B Holt (22), X Bogaerts 2 (24), J Gomes 2 (32)
2-out RBI - B Holt, J Gomes 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Holt 2, D Pedroia 1, D Nava 1
GIDP - D Ortiz
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - X Bogaerts (14, throw); J Tazawa (1, throw)
PB - D Ross

Pitching

Kansas City

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James ShieldsDFP
5.2 8 4 3 1 3 1 1.28 3.70
Scott DownsDFP
(L, 0-3)(BS, 1)
0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.55 6.18
Kelvin HerreraDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.28 2.03
Aaron CrowDFP
1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.14 2.68

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Clay BuchholzDFP
(W, 5-5)
6.0 10 4 4 0 3 0 1.52 5.46
Burke BadenhopDFP
(HLD, 6)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.34 2.91
Andrew MillerDFP
(HLD, 10)
0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.97 2.19
Junichi TazawaDFP
(HLD, 10)
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.21 2.54
Koji UeharaDFP
(SV, 19)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.76 1.61
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 112-74; S Downs 9-6; K Herrera 17-11; A Crow 21-11; C Buchholz 105-67; B Badenhop 4-3; A Miller 11-8; J Tazawa 14-9; K Uehara 16-12
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 8-8; S Downs 0-1; K Herrera 2-1; A Crow 0-1; C Buchholz 15-5; B Badenhop 2-0; A Miller 0-0; J Tazawa 2-0; K Uehara 1-0
Batters faced - J Shields 26; S Downs 2; K Herrera 4; A Crow 5; C Buchholz 27; B Badenhop 2; A Miller 2; J Tazawa 4; K Uehara 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:31.
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Kerwin Danley. 3B--Mark Ripperger.
Weather: 68 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 37,743.