Boston 1, Kansas City 0

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, July 10, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Derryl Cousins, First Base - Todd Tichenor, Second Base - Jim Joyce, Third Base - Bill Miller,
Attendance - 38116

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 37-49 22-24 15-25 L1
Boston 52-34 29-14 23-20 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Boston Red Sox have a 29-14 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 15-25 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Jon Lester pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.87. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game to get the save and has 23 save s for the season. Brian Bannister took the loss for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Boston
Brian Bannister Player Jon Lester
Loss W/L Win
7.2 IP 8.0
7 Strikeouts 8
3 Hits 4
1.17 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Kansas City   Boston
Mark Teahen Player Jacoby Ellsbury
3 Hits 1
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 1
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 4 0 5 .133 14 9 0 2 2 1
Boston 3 0 4 .115 9 7 1 4 1 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 .647 after a loss.
  • Kansas City will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Royals have a W/L % of .474 after a win and .396 after a loss.
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