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Thursday, September 24, 2009:
Red Sox 10, Royals 3
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF6231011.303
Gathright, LF0000000.278
Pedroia, 2B5222000.301
Lowrie, 3B0000000.158
Martinez, V, C5020104.299
Bay, LF4000124.265
Anderson, LF-CF1100002.236
Ortiz, D, DH5133102.237
2-Kottaras, PR-DH0000000.227
Lowell, 3B2110201.291
1-Woodward, PR-3B-2B2000003.221
Kotchman, 1B4120124.274
Reddick, RF5000025.200
Gonzalez, Al, SS5220013.241
Totals44101566829.270
1-Ran for Lowell in the 7th. 2-Ran for Ortiz, D in the 9th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF3000000.281
Anderson, J, CF2000010.238
Maier, CF-LF5120010.256
Butler, B, 1B3122000.301
Jacobs, DH4110033.229
Callaspo, 2B4010002.300
Teahen, RF4010010.269
Olivo, C3011110.252
Gordon, A, 3B4020013.230
Betancourt, Y, SS3000013.240
a-Hernandez, L, PH1000010.169
Totals36310311011.259
a-Struck out for Betancourt, Y in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Kotchman (23, Lerew), Pedroia (46, Yabuta), Gonzalez, Al (22, Wright, J), Ortiz, D (33, Wright, J).
HR: Ortiz, D (26, 4th inning off Lerew, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kotchman 3; Ellsbury 3; Ortiz, D 7; Lowell; Gonzalez, Al 3; Pedroia 3; Martinez, V 2.
RBI: Ortiz, D 3 (91), Pedroia 2 (67), Ellsbury (60).
2-out RBI: Ortiz, D 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez, V 2; Reddick 2; Ortiz, D; Woodward 2; Kotchman 2.
SF: Pedroia.
GIDP: Lowell.
Team RISP: 4-for-17.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury 2 (66, 2nd base off Lerew/Olivo, 2nd base off Wright, J/Olivo), Gonzalez, Al (2, 2nd base off Yabuta/Olivo).

FIELDING
DP: (Kotchman-Gonzalez, Al-Saito).

BATTING
HR: Butler, B (19, 8th inning off Ramirez, R, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Teahen; Butler, B 5; Callaspo; Jacobs; Gordon, A 2; Olivo; Maier 2.
RBI: Butler, B 2 (87), Olivo (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Callaspo; Betancourt, Y.
GIDP: Gordon, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Gordon, A (9, fielding), Betancourt, Y 2 (15, fielding, fielding), Olivo (8, throw), Callaspo (17, fielding).
DP: (Gordon, A-Callaspo-Butler, B).

BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buchholz(W, 7-3)6.25000803.21
Ramirez, R0.23330013.06
Saito1.22001202.36
Totals9.0103311014.23
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lerew(L, 0-1)4.27423213.86
Yabuta2.131113011.81
Farnsworth1.02101204.50
Wright, J1.03411104.56
Totals9.0151046814.72
WP: Farnsworth.
HBP: Butler, B (by Buchholz).
Pitches-strikes: Buchholz 109-69, Ramirez, R 20-12, Saito 28-17, Lerew 108-66, Yabuta 56-35, Farnsworth 35-21, Wright, J 30-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buchholz 8-4, Ramirez, R 0-1, Saito 1-1, Lerew 4-5, Yabuta 1-3, Farnsworth 2-0, Wright, J 2-1.
Batters faced: Buchholz 26, Ramirez, R 5, Saito 7, Lerew 25, Yabuta 11, Farnsworth 7, Wright, J 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, R 2-0, Saito 1-1, Yabuta 2-0.
Ejections: Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke ejected by HP umpire Greg Gibson (3rd); Kansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman ejected by HP umpire Greg Gibson (4th)
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 71 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 2 mph, Varies.
T: 3:38.
Att: 20,807.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
September 24, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media