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GAME INFORMATION


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Boston Red Sox 65-49W1100 112 300 8130
Kansas City Royals 53-61L1100 000 100 252
Date of Game:  Tuesday, August 05, 2008
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Jason Bay - 4 hits
  • Juan Carlos Oviedo - Threw 75% strikes


  • Top Inning 1

    J.D. Drew vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Doubled
    Dustin Pedroia vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-1 (5 pitches)
    1Hit into fielder's choice to . advancement unknown, Dustin Pedroia advanced to 2b
    David Ortiz vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-1 (5 pitches)
    Singled . Dustin Pedroia scored
    Kevin Youkilis vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled . David Ortiz advanced to 2b
    Mike Lowell vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    . advancement unknown
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 1-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Mike Aviles vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Esteban German vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Mark Teahen vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Doubled . Mike Aviles scored
    Jose Guillen vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Billy Butler vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 2

    Jason Bay vs Brian Bannister  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Jed Lowrie vs Brian Bannister  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Jason Varitek vs Brian Bannister  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 2

    Alex Gordon vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    John Buck vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    . Alex Gordon advanced to 2b
    Ross Gload vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    . Alex Gordon advanced to 3b
    Mitch Maier vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 3

    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Brian Bannister  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    J.D. Drew vs Brian Bannister  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Walked
    Dustin Pedroia vs Brian Bannister  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Brian Bannister  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 3

    Mike Aviles vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Esteban German vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Teahen vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 4

    Kevin Youkilis vs Brian Bannister  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Mike Lowell vs Brian Bannister  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch
    Jason Bay vs Brian Bannister  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Doubled . Mike Lowell scored
    Wild pitch by Brian Bannister
    Jason Bay advanced to 3b
    Jed Lowrie vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Jason Varitek vs Brian Bannister  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 2-1


    Bottom Inning 4

    Jose Guillen vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Billy Butler vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Alex Gordon vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    John Buck vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 2-1


    Top Inning 5

    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Brian Bannister  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Jacoby Ellsbury stole second base
    J.D. Drew vs Brian Bannister  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Dustin Pedroia vs Brian Bannister  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Jacoby Ellsbury scored, J.D. Drew advanced to 2b
    David Ortiz vs Horacio Ramirez  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Kevin Youkilis vs Horacio Ramirez  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Mike Lowell vs Horacio Ramirez  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 3-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Ross Gload vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Mitch Maier vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Mike Aviles vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 3-1


    Top Inning 6

    Jason Bay vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Jed Lowrie vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Jason Varitek vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Bay advanced to 3b
    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Bay scored, Jason Varitek advanced to 2b
    J.D. Drew vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    . Jason Varitek advanced to 3b
    Jacoby Ellsbury stole second base
    Dustin Pedroia vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Reached on error . Jason Varitek scored, advancement unknown
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 4-1


    Bottom Inning 6

    Esteban German vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Mark Teahen vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Jose Guillen vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 5-1


    Top Inning 7

    David Ortiz vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Kevin Youkilis vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Doubled
    Mike Lowell vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Reached on error
    Jason Bay vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Doubled . Kevin Youkilis scored, Mike Lowell advanced to 3b
    Jed Lowrie vs Juan Carlos Oviedo  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Tripled . Mike Lowell scored, Jason Bay scored
    Jason Varitek vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 8-1


    Bottom Inning 7

    Billy Butler vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Alex Gordon vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Doubled
    John Buck vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Ross Gload vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-0 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Mitch Maier vs Mike Timlin  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Alex Gordon scored, Ross Gload advanced to 2b
    Mike Aviles vs Mike Timlin  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 8-2


    Top Inning 8

    J.D. Drew vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Dustin Pedroia vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    David Ortiz vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 8-2


    Bottom Inning 8

    Esteban German vs Mike Timlin  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Mark Teahen vs Mike Timlin  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Jose Guillen vs Mike Timlin  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 8-2


    Top Inning 9

    Kevin Youkilis vs Joel Peralta  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Mike Lowell vs Joel Peralta  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Jason Bay vs Joel Peralta  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled
    Jed Lowrie vs Joel Peralta  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Kansas City Royals 8-2


    Bottom Inning 9

    Jason Smith vs Chris Smith  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Alex Gordon vs Chris Smith  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    John Buck vs Chris Smith  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox beat Kansas City Royals 8-2


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