Boston 9, Kansas City 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Kauffman Stadium
Temperature - 69°
Umpires - Home Plate - Ted Barrett, First Base - Greg Gibson, Second Base - Tim McClelland, Third Base - Andy Fletcher,
Attendance - 18989

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 90-61 52-22 38-39 W1
Kansas City 63-89 32-45 31-44 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Kansas City Royals have a 32-45 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 38-39 record on the road.
  • Kansas City has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Royals have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Red Sox have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Josh Beckett pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.78. Luke Hochevar took the loss for Kansas City.
  • David Ortiz had the only homerun for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Kansas City
Josh Beckett Player Luke Hochevar
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
7 Strikeouts 5
12 Hits 8
3.00 ERA 10.80
Hitting
Boston   Kansas City
J.D. Drew Player Yuniesky Betancourt
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 5
.667 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 12 1 18 .324 19 6 9 7 0 0
Kansas City 12 0 15 .316 19 10 2 3 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Kansas City will play their next game at home against Boston. The Royals have a W/L % of .422 after a win and .409 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .590 after a loss.
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