Boston 15, Kansas City 9

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, July 11, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 68°
Umpires - Home Plate - Todd Tichenor, First Base - Jim Joyce, Second Base - Bill Miller, Third Base - Derryl Cousins,
Attendance - 37825

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 2 0 9 13 3
Boston 3 3 1 2 0 0 3 3 0 15 12 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Kansas City 37-50 22-24 15-26 L2
Boston 53-34 30-14 23-20 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Boston Red Sox have a 30-14 record at home this season. The Kansas City Royals have a 15-26 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Red Sox have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • John Smoltz pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.40. Gil Meche took the loss for Kansas City.
  • Kevin Youkilis (2), David Ortiz, Jason Varitek hit homeruns for Boston. Jose Guillen, Mike Jacobs hit homeruns for Kansas City.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Kansas City   Boston
Gil Meche Player John Smoltz
Loss W/L Win
3.2 IP 5.0
6 Strikeouts 7
6 Hits 4
14.73 ERA 1.80
Hitting
Kansas City   Boston
Billy Butler Player Kevin Youkilis
3 Hits 3
3 RBI 4
0 HR 2
4 TB 9
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Kansas City 13 2 21 .325 21 13 9 3 0 3
Boston 12 4 29 .333 10 11 13 9 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .585 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 .388 after a loss.
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