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@LAA
8
14
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@BAL
3
4
 
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@BOS
9
15
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@DET
5
4
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@MIN
8
7
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@SEA
1
4
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@TBR
7
2
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@ARI
1
5
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@CHC
2
5
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@COL
4
3
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@HOU
13
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@MIL
3
6
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@NYM
0
4
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@PHI
7
8
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@SFG
1
2
Saturday, July 11, 2009, 7:10PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 37,825, Time of Game: 3:44
Royals
9
37-50
 Lost 2 
4th, 10½ GB
at Red Sox
15
53-34
 Won 2 
1st
W: John Smoltz (1-2)
L: Gil Meche (4-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   0  1  5   1  2  0    9 13  3
Red Sox         3  3  1   2  0  0   3  3  X   15 12  1

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David DeJesus CF 3 2 1 0 1 0 5 .256 .315 .413 .728 17 8 -0.044 0.92 0.046 -0.090 0.2 3 0 HBP
Ryan Freel RF-2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .169 .290 .186 .476 20 14 -0.051 0.64 0.020 -0.071 0.2 0 0 2B
Billy Butler 1B 4 1 3 3 1 0 5 .293 .344 .454 .798 24 14 0.130 0.59 0.134 -0.004 3.1 5 2 2B
Mark Teahen 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .294 .350 .448 .799 26 20 -0.067 0.81 0.028 -0.095 -0.3 0 1
Jose Guillen LF 4 2 2 2 0 0 5 .245 .315 .379 .694 16 14 0.027 0.66 0.083 -0.056 0.5 1 0 HR,SF
Mike Jacobs DH 5 1 2 2 0 3 5 .222 .296 .412 .708 26 18 0.031 0.59 0.073 -0.042 1.1 HR
Alberto Callaspo 2B-SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .301 .355 .459 .814 24 15 0.076 0.68 0.100 -0.024 -0.0 1 1
Miguel Olivo C 5 0 1 0 0 3 5 .244 .267 .476 .743 20 15 -0.082 0.82 0.019 -0.101 -0.7 13 0
Tony Pena SS 3 1 1 1 0 2 3 .104 .140 .125 .265 17 14 0.017 0.34 0.025 -0.008 0.4 0 1
   Brayan Pena PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .313 .346 .521 .867 4 3 -0.074 3.11 0.000 -0.074 -0.5
   Mitch Maier RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211 .289 .308 .597 1 1 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Gil Meche P 0 0
   Ron Mahay P 1 0
   Jamey Wright P 0 0
   Roman Colon P 0 0
Team Totals 40 9 13 9 3 13 45 .325 .378 .525 .903 195 136 -0.037 0.73 0.528 -0.565 3.9 24 5
2B: R Freel (1, off J Smoltz); B Butler (27, off D Bard).
HR: M Jacobs (12, off J Masterson, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); J Guillen (9, off H Okajima, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: J Guillen (1, off D Bard).
HBP: D DeJesus (3, by J Smoltz).
TB: M Jacobs 5; J Guillen 5; B Butler 4; R Freel 2; A Callaspo; M Teahen; T Pena; D DeJesus; M Olivo.
RBI: B Butler 3 (38); J Guillen 2 (37); M Jacobs 2 (30); R Freel (4); T Pena (2).
2-out RBI: B Butler 2; R Freel.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
E: M Olivo 2 (6); T Pena (5).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
J.D. Drew RF 4 1 1 1 1 2 6 .252 .377 .477 .854 24 13 -0.014 0.27 0.018 -0.032 0.9 0 1 2B,HBP
Dustin Pedroia 2B 6 2 2 1 0 1 6 .300 .375 .426 .800 23 12 0.110 0.30 0.123 -0.013 -0.3 1 0 3B,2B
Kevin Youkilis 3B 4 4 3 4 1 0 5 .296 .420 .569 .989 21 12 0.129 0.47 0.142 -0.012 3.2 1 3 2·HR
David Ortiz DH 3 2 1 2 2 1 5 .222 .318 .417 .735 28 14 0.053 0.32 0.058 -0.004 2.2 HR
Jason Bay LF 5 1 1 0 0 3 5 .260 .372 .527 .899 18 13 0.142 0.48 0.148 -0.006 1.7 2 0 2B,SB
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 3 2 1 1 1 1 5 .301 .351 .404 .755 18 8 0.008 0.36 0.012 -0.004 -0.0 2 0 SB,SF,IW
Jason Varitek C 4 3 1 1 1 1 5 .242 .347 .485 .832 19 12 0.013 0.43 0.036 -0.023 0.5 14 0 HR,IW
Mark Kotsay 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .269 .306 .343 .649 17 7 -0.010 0.28 0.004 -0.014 -0.1 3 1 IW
   Aaron Bates PR-1B 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 4 3 0.008 0.20 0.008 0.000 1.0 2 0
Nick Green SS 4 0 1 2 1 2 5 .260 .320 .399 .719 20 11 0.022 0.32 0.044 -0.022 1.3 0 3
John Smoltz P 1 0
   Justin Masterson P 0 0
   Manny Delcarmen P 0 0
   Hideki Okajima P 0 0
   Daniel Bard P 1 0
   Takashi Saito P 0 0
Team Totals 36 15 12 13 9 11 47 .333 .468 .806 1.274 192 105 0.461 0.36 0.593 -0.130 10.4 27 8
2B: J Drew (17, off G Meche); D Pedroia (29, off G Meche); J Bay (19, off J Wright).
3B: D Pedroia (1, off G Meche).
HR: K Youkilis 2 (16, 1 off R Colon, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF, 1 off G Meche, 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); J Varitek (13, off G Meche, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); D Ortiz (12, off R Mahay, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SF: J Ellsbury (3, off G Meche).
IBB: J Ellsbury (3, by J Wright); M Kotsay (1, by J Wright); J Varitek (4, by R Colon).
HBP: J Drew (3, by R Colon).
TB: K Youkilis 9; D Pedroia 5; D Ortiz 4; J Varitek 4; J Bay 2; J Drew 2; N Green; A Bates; J Ellsbury.
RBI: K Youkilis 4 (52); N Green 2 (30); D Ortiz 2 (46); J Ellsbury (29); A Bates (1); J Varitek (37); D Pedroia (40); J Drew (38).
2-out RBI: N Green 2; K Youkilis 2; D Ortiz 2; D Pedroia; A Bates; J Drew; J Varitek.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
E: A Bates (1).
Outfield Assists: J Drew (M Olivo at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: J Bay (10, 2nd base off G Meche/M Olivo); J Ellsbury (39, 2nd base off R Colon/M Olivo).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gil Meche, L (4-9) 3.2 6 8 6 3 6 2 4.50 21 87 53 32 4 17 5 7 2 0 24 -0.342 0.50 -5.0
Ron Mahay 2.1 1 1 1 0 3 1 4.30 8 34 20 10 4 6 1 4 0 0 1 1 0.008 0.13 -0.6
Jamey Wright 0.2 2 3 3 4 0 0 4.65 8 32 12 7 1 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 -0.106 0.58 -3.3
Roman Colon 1.1 3 3 3 2 2 1 4.96 10 39 20 11 5 4 2 3 0 0 3 0 -0.022 0.08 -1.6
Team Totals 8 12 15 13 9 11 4 14.62 47 192 105 60 14 31 10 16 2 0 24 4 1 -0.462 0.36 -10.4

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
John Smoltz, W (1-2) 5 4 1 1 1 7 0 5.40 21 97 63 38 9 16 5 7 3 0 61 0.134 0.40 1.8
Justin Masterson 0.1 4 5 5 1 1 1 4.98 6 25 18 12 3 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 -0.067 0.27 -3.4
Manny Delcarmen 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.41 3 10 6 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 -0.065 1.49 -1.5
Hideki Okajima, H (17) 0.1 3 1 1 0 1 1 3.32 4 23 15 9 1 5 1 2 0 0 2 0 -0.185 1.59 -1.5
Daniel Bard, H (1) 2 1 2 0 0 3 0 2.55 8 30 26 16 4 6 3 2 1 0 2 0 0.218 1.46 0.2
Takashi Saito 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52 3 10 8 6 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.6
Team Totals 9 13 9 7 3 13 2 7.00 45 195 136 85 18 33 11 17 6 0 61 6 2 0.038 0.73 -3.9
H Okajima faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Smoltz (2; D DeJesus); R Colon (1; J Drew).
IBB: R Colon (1; J Varitek); J Wright 2 (2; J Ellsbury, M Kotsay).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Todd Tichenor, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Bill Miller, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 3:44.
Attendance: 37,825.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Wind 15mph out to Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Boston Red Sox
1 David DeJesus CF 1 J.D. Drew RF
2 Ryan Freel RF 2 Dustin Pedroia 2B
3 Billy Butler 1B 3 Kevin Youkilis 3B
4 Mark Teahen 3B 4 David Ortiz DH
5 Jose Guillen LF 5 Jason Bay LF
6 Mike Jacobs DH 6 Jacoby Ellsbury CF
7 Alberto Callaspo 2B 7 Jason Varitek C
8 Miguel Olivo C 8 Mark Kotsay 1B
9 Tony Pena SS 9 Nick Green SS
Gil Meche P John Smoltz P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R BOS J. Bay G. Meche 10% 77% Reached on E6 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Youkilis Scores/unER; Ortiz to 3B; Bay to 1B
t7 7-9 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  KCR A. Callaspo H. Okajima -9% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Jacobs to 2B
t7 7-9 0 12- 4,(0-2)  O KCR M. Olivo D. Bard 9% 74% Strikeout Swinging
t7 6-9 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R KCR J. Guillen H. Okajima -8% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t7 7-9 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Pena D. Bard 7% 81% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' John Smoltz facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR D. DeJesus J. Smoltz 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O KCR R. Freel J. Smoltz 2% 54% Bunt Popfly: P
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  KCR B. Butler J. Smoltz -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Teahen J. Smoltz 2% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Gil Meche facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Drew G. Meche -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS D. Pedroia G. Meche 6% 59% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b1 0-0 1 --3 3,(1-1)  R BOS K. Youkilis G. Meche 5% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pedroia Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS D. Ortiz G. Meche 3% 67% Walk; Youkilis to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R BOS J. Bay G. Meche 10% 77% Reached on E6 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Youkilis Scores/unER; Ortiz to 3B; Bay to 1B
b1 2-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO BOS J. Ellsbury G. Meche 1% 78% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Ortiz Scores/unER
b1 3-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Varitek G. Meche 1% 79% Bay Steals 2B; Bay to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b1 3-0 2 --3 7,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek G. Meche -2% 76% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' John Smoltz facing 5-6-7
t2 0-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Guillen J. Smoltz 2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs J. Smoltz 2% 80% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR A. Callaspo J. Smoltz 1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Royals' Gil Meche facing 8-9-1
b2 3-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS M. Kotsay G. Meche -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 3-0 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O BOS N. Green G. Meche -1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS J. Drew G. Meche 1% 80% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b2 3-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  R BOS D. Pedroia G. Meche 6% 86% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Drew Scores
b2 4-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  RR BOS K. Youkilis G. Meche 7% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Pedroia Scores
b2 6-0 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz G. Meche -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-6, Red Sox' John Smoltz facing 8-9-1
t3 0-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Olivo J. Smoltz 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-6 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR T. Pena J. Smoltz 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-6 2 --- 3,(2-0)  KCR D. DeJesus J. Smoltz -1% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 0-6 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O KCR R. Freel J. Smoltz 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-0, Royals' Gil Meche facing 5-6-7
b3 6-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Bay G. Meche -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
b3 6-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Ellsbury G. Meche -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b3 6-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R BOS J. Varitek G. Meche 2% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b3 7-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS M. Kotsay G. Meche 0% 97% Walk
b3 7-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS N. Green G. Meche -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 7.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-7, Red Sox' John Smoltz facing 3-4-5
t4 0-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  KCR B. Butler J. Smoltz -1% 95% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 0-7 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  KCR M. Teahen J. Smoltz -3% 92% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Butler to 3B
t4 0-7 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  O KCR J. Guillen J. Smoltz 2% 95% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-7 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs J. Smoltz 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-7 2 1-3 6,(2-2)  O KCR A. Callaspo J. Smoltz 1% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 7-0, Royals' Gil Meche facing 1-2-3
b4 7-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Drew G. Meche -0% 98% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b4 7-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia G. Meche -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 7-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS K. Youkilis G. Meche 0% 98% Walk
Ron Mahay replaces Gil Meche pitching
b4 7-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  RR BOS D. Ortiz R. Mahay 2% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Youkilis Scores
b4 9-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Bay R. Mahay -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Red Sox 9.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-9, Red Sox' John Smoltz facing 8-9-1
t5 0-9 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Olivo J. Smoltz 0% 99% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t5 0-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O KCR T. Pena J. Smoltz 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  KCR D. DeJesus J. Smoltz -0% 99% Hit By Pitch
t5 0-9 2 1-- 9,(2-2)  R KCR R. Freel J. Smoltz -1% 99% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); DeJesus Scores
t5 1-9 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O KCR B. Butler J. Smoltz 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Red Sox 9.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-1, Royals' Ron Mahay facing 6-7-8
b5 9-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury R. Mahay -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b5 9-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Varitek R. Mahay -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b5 9-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Kotsay R. Mahay -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Red Sox 9.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Behind 1-9, Red Sox' Justin Masterson facing 4-5-6
Justin Masterson replaces John Smoltz pitching
t6 1-9 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O KCR M. Teahen J. Masterson 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-9 1 --- 3,(0-2)  KCR J. Guillen J. Masterson -0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 1-9 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR KCR M. Jacobs J. Masterson -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Guillen Scores
t6 3-9 1 --- 4,(3-0)  KCR A. Callaspo J. Masterson -1% 97% Walk
t6 3-9 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  KCR M. Olivo J. Masterson -2% 95% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Callaspo to 3B
t6 3-9 1 1-3 8,(1-2)  R KCR T. Pena J. Masterson -3% 92% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Callaspo Scores; Olivo to 2B
Manny Delcarmen replaces Justin Masterson pitching
t6 4-9 1 12- 5,(3-1)  KCR D. DeJesus M. Delcarmen -4% 88% Walk; Olivo to 3B; Pena to 2B
t6 4-9 1 123 1,(0-0)  O KCR R. Freel M. Delcarmen 5% 93% Lineout: RF-C/Forceout at Hm; Pena to 3B; DeJesus to 2B
t6 4-9 2 123 4,(0-2)  RR KCR B. Butler M. Delcarmen -7% 86% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pena Scores; DeJesus Scores; Freel to 2B
Hideki Okajima replaces Manny Delcarmen pitching
t6 6-9 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR M. Teahen H. Okajima 5% 90% Strikeout Looking
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 6, Red Sox 9.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-6, Royals' Ron Mahay facing 9-1-2
b6 9-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS N. Green R. Mahay -1% 89% Popfly: 1B (Short 1B Line)
b6 9-6 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Drew R. Mahay -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
b6 9-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Mahay -1% 88% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 6, Red Sox 9.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Behind 6-9, Red Sox' Hideki Okajima facing 5-6-7
t7 6-9 0 --- 5,(2-2)  R KCR J. Guillen H. Okajima -8% 80% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t7 7-9 0 --- 6,(2-2)  KCR M. Jacobs H. Okajima -6% 74% Single to 2B (Pop Fly to Deep 1B)
t7 7-9 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  KCR A. Callaspo H. Okajima -9% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Jacobs to 2B
Daniel Bard replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
t7 7-9 0 12- 4,(0-2)  O KCR M. Olivo D. Bard 9% 74% Strikeout Swinging
Brayan Pena pinch hits for Tony Pena (SS) batting 9th
t7 7-9 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O KCR B. Pena D. Bard 7% 81% Strikeout Looking
t7 7-9 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O KCR D. DeJesus D. Bard 7% 88% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 7, Red Sox 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 9-7, Royals' Jamey Wright facing 3-4-5
Jamey Wright replaces Ron Mahay pitching
Ryan Freel moves from RF to 2B
Alberto Callaspo moves from 2B to SS
Mitch Maier replaces Brayan Pena (PH) playing RF batting 9th
b7 9-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Wright -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 9-7 1 --- 8,(3-2)  BOS D. Ortiz J. Wright 1% 88% Walk
b7 9-7 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS J. Bay J. Wright 4% 92% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ortiz to 3B
b7 9-7 1 -23 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Ellsbury J. Wright 0% 92% Intentional Walk
b7 9-7 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO BOS J. Varitek J. Wright 1% 94% Groundout: 1B-C/Forceout at Hm (2B-1B); Bay Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 1B)/No RBI; Ellsbury to 3B; Varitek to 2B
b7 10-7 2 -23 4,(3-0)  BOS M. Kotsay J. Wright 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b7 10-7 2 123 2,(1-0)  RR BOS N. Green J. Wright 4% 98% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Ellsbury Scores; Varitek Scores; Kotsay to 2B
Aaron Bates pinch runs for Mark Kotsay (1B) batting 8th
b7 12-7 2 12- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Drew J. Wright 0% 98% Walk; Bates to 3B; Green to 2B
Roman Colon replaces Jamey Wright pitching
b7 12-7 2 123 6,(3-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Colon -1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Royals 7, Red Sox 12.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Behind 7-12, Red Sox' Daniel Bard facing 2-3-4
Aaron Bates moves from PR to 1B
t8 7-12 0 --- 3,(1-1)  KCR R. Freel D. Bard -1% 96% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B to 3B)
t8 7-12 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R KCR B. Butler D. Bard -4% 93% Double to RF (Line Drive); Freel Scores/unER
t8 8-12 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  O KCR M. Teahen D. Bard 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Butler to 3B
t8 8-12 1 --3 4,(0-2)  RO KCR J. Guillen D. Bard 1% 96% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Butler Scores/unER
t8 9-12 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O KCR M. Jacobs D. Bard 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Red Sox 12.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 12-9, Royals' Roman Colon facing 3-4-5
b8 12-9 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R BOS K. Youkilis R. Colon 2% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b8 13-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS D. Ortiz R. Colon -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b8 13-9 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS J. Bay R. Colon -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b8 13-9 2 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS J. Ellsbury R. Colon 0% 98% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b8 13-9 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BOS J. Varitek R. Colon 0% 99% Ellsbury Steals 2B
b8 13-9 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Varitek R. Colon 0% 99% Intentional Walk
b8 13-9 2 12- 4,(1-2)  R BOS A. Bates R. Colon 1% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Ellsbury Scores; Varitek to 2B
b8 14-9 2 12- 5,(3-1)  BOS N. Green R. Colon 0% 99% Walk; Varitek to 3B; Bates to 2B
b8 14-9 2 123 4,(1-2)  R BOS J. Drew R. Colon 0% 100% Hit By Pitch; Varitek Scores; Bates to 3B; Green to 2B
b8 15-9 2 123 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia R. Colon -0% 100% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Royals 9, Red Sox 15.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Behind 9-15, Red Sox' Takashi Saito facing 7-8-9
Takashi Saito replaces Daniel Bard pitching
t9 9-15 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O KCR A. Callaspo T. Saito 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 9-15 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O KCR M. Olivo T. Saito 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 9-15 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O KCR M. Maier T. Saito 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 9, Red Sox 15.

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