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Tuesday, August 5, 2008:
Red Sox 8, Royals 2
Drew, J, RF3010202.283
Pedroia, 2B5111013.316
Ortiz, D, DH5011013.253
Youkilis, 1B5120012.317
Lowell, 3B4200005.277
Bay, LF5242000.290
Lowrie, SS5012003.289
Varitek, C4110022.220
Cash, C0000000.228
Ellsbury, CF4121001.261
Aviles, SS4110012.336
German, E, 2B-LF4000021.236
Teahen, RF4011010.246
Guillen, J, DH4000011.262
Butler, B, 1B3000021.265
Smith, J, 2B1000000.000
Gordon, A, 3B3120110.257
Buck, C4000013.241
Gload, LF-1B2000101.269
Maier, CF3011001.313
2B: Drew, J (22, Bannister, B), Bay 2 (25, Bannister, B, Oviedo), Youkilis (29, Oviedo).
3B: Lowrie (2, Oviedo).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Ortiz, D; Lowrie 3; Pedroia; Drew, J 2; Youkilis 3; Varitek; Bay 6.
RBI: Ortiz, D (49), Bay 2 (70), Pedroia (49), Ellsbury (29), Lowrie 2 (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek; Lowell; Pedroia; Ellsbury.
Team RISP: 5-for-17.
Team LOB: 8.

SB: Ellsbury 2 (37, 2nd base off Bannister, B/Buck, 2nd base off Oviedo/Buck).

2B: Teahen (16, Beckett), Gordon, A (27, Beckett).
TB: Teahen 2; Aviles; Gordon, A 3; Maier.
RBI: Teahen (36), Maier (4).
2-out RBI: Maier.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Butler, B; Maier; Aviles.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

E: Gordon, A 2 (11, fielding, fielding).
DP: (Aviles-German, E).

Beckett(W, 10-8)6.24222704.08
Smith, C1.00000102.16
Bannister, B(L, 7-10)4.06332305.37
Ramirez, H1.00000002.84
Peralta, J1.01000005.35
Bannister, B pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

Game Scores: Beckett 63, Bannister, B 39.
WP: Bannister, B.
HBP: Lowell (by Bannister, B).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 90-58, Timlin 15-11, Smith, C 9-5, Bannister, B 87-49, Ramirez, H 12-7, Oviedo 28-21, Tejeda 19-14, Peralta, J 18-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Beckett 6-4, Timlin 2-1, Smith, C 0-1, Bannister, B 3-1, Ramirez, H 1-1, Oviedo 2-2, Tejeda 1-1, Peralta, J 0-3.
Batters faced: Beckett 26, Timlin 5, Smith, C 3, Bannister, B 20, Ramirez, H 3, Oviedo 11, Tejeda 5, Peralta, J 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Timlin 2-1, Ramirez, H 2-0, Tejeda 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 3:01.
Att: 22,069.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 5, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media