Kansas City 8, Boston 6

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, July 9, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 63°
Umpires - Home Plate - Bill Miller, First Base - Derryl Cousins, Second Base - Todd Tichenor, Third Base - Jim Joyce,
Attendance - 38189

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 1 0 8 13 1
Boston 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 10 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 37-48 22-24 15-24 W1
Boston 51-34 28-14 23-20 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Boston Red Sox have a 28-14 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 15-24 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Luke Hochevar pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.34. Joakim Soria closed out the game to get the save and has 14 save s for the season. Justin Masterson took the loss for Boston.
  • Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz hit homeruns for Boston. David DeJesus had the only homerun for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Boston
Luke Hochevar Player Brad Penny
Win W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 5.0
5 Strikeouts 1
9 Hits 6
7.50 ERA 5.40
Hitting
Kansas City   Boston
Willie BloomquistPlayer Dustin Pedroia
3 Hits 3
1 RBI 1
0 HR 1
5 TB 7
.600 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 13 1 21 .325 17 8 7 2 3 1
Boston 10 2 19 .286 10 8 6 3 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .577 after a win and .636 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Royals have a W/L % of .486 after a win and .396 after a loss.
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