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Tuesday, August 5, 2008:
Red Sox 8, Royals 2
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals4081372521.279
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals322522910.264
BATTING
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.

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

BATTING
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.

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

BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett(W, 10-8)6.24222704.08
Timlin1.11000105.12
Smith, C1.00000102.16
Totals9.05222903.80
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bannister, B(L, 7-10)4.06332305.37
Ramirez, H1.00000002.84
Oviedo1.16530002.96
Tejeda1.20000204.32
Peralta, Jo1.01000005.35
Totals9.013862504.57
Bannister, B pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

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, Jo 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, Jo 0-3.
Batters faced: Beckett 26, Timlin 5, Smith, C 3, Bannister, B 20, Ramirez, H 3, Oviedo 11, Tejeda 5, Peralta, Jo 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