Game 1. Boston at KC

The Boston Red Sox edged the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium by the
score of 2 to 1.

Boston tallied 2 runs in the 6th inning with the help of 3 hits. The key
at-bat was by Mitch Moreland who silenced Kauffman Stadium as he laced a
single scoring two baserunners. Kansas City went down quietly in the bottom
of the 9th.

Chris Sale(3-0) picked up the victory, allowing 1 run in 5 and 1/3 innings.
Addison Reed was credited with his 1st save. Mike Minor(0-1) took the loss
in relief.


BOXSCORE: 2017 Boston Red Sox At 2017 Kansas City Royals           10/11/2017
 
  Red Sox            AB  R  H RBI AVG     Royals             AB  R  H RBI AVG
  A.Benintendi LF     5  0  1  0 .297     W.Merrifield 2B     4  0  0  0 .333  
  D.Pedroia 2B        4  0  0  0 .167     M.Cabrera DH        4  0  1  0 .353  
  X.Bogaerts SS       4  0  1  0 .257     L.Cain CF           3  1  0  0 .267  
  R.Devers DH         4  1  2  0 .206     E.Hosmer 1B         4  0  3  1 .345  
  M.Betts RF          4  1  1  0 .281     S.Perez C           4  0  1  0 .156  
  M.Moreland 1B       4  0  1  2 .174     M.Moustakas 3B      4  0  1  0 .290  
  E.Nunez 3B          4  0  2  0 .375     J.Bonifacio RF      4  0  0  0 .263  
  J.Bradley Jr CF     3  0  1  0 .280     A.Escobar SS        3  0  0  0 .258  
  C.Vazquez C         4  0  1  0 .273     A.Gordon LF         2  0  1  0 .174  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      36  2 10  2                 Totals      32  1  7  1
 
 
INJURY: Jake Junis INJURED (for 4 more games) in 5th inning
 
Red Sox......... 0 0 0  0 0 2  0 0 0  -  2 10  1
Royals.......... 0 0 0  1 0 0  0 0 0  -  1  7  0
 
Red Sox (5-4)            IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
C.Sale WIN(3-0)           5 1/3   5   1   1   2   8   0 105   0.43
J.Kelly HOLD(3rd)         1       1   0   0   1   0   0  14   2.57
F.Abad HOLD(2nd)          0 1/3   0   0   0   0   1   0   5   0.00
A.Reed SAVE(1st)          2 1/3   1   0   0   0   1   0  32   2.45
Totals                    9       7   1   1   3  10   0
 
Royals (6-2)             IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
J.Junis                   4 1/3   4   0   0   1   2   0  68   2.89
M.Minor LOSS(0-1)         1 1/3   3   2   2   1   1   0  28   4.32
J.Soria                   2 1/3   1   0   0   0   2   0  24   1.00
K.McCarthy                0 1/3   2   0   0   0   0   0  11   0.00
R.Buchter                 0 2/3   0   0   0   0   0   0  11   0.00
Totals                    9      10   2   2   2   5   0
 
ATTENDANCE- 31,742 DATE-  TIME- Day WEATHER- Good
UMPIRES- Adrian Johnson, Larry Vanover, Angel Hernandez, Paul Nauert
T- 2:55
LEFT ON BASE- Red Sox: 9  Royals: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Red Sox: 1  Royals: 1
ERRORS- A.Benintendi
DOUBLES- S.Perez(1st)
TRIPLES- A.Gordon(1st)
RBIs- M.Moreland-2(2nd), E.Hosmer(4th)
STOLEN BASES- L.Cain(3rd)
WALKS- D.Pedroia, J.Bradley Jr, L.Cain, A.Escobar, A.Gordon
STRIKE OUTS- R.Devers, M.Moreland-2, E.Nunez, C.Vazquez, W.Merrifield-2,
             M.Cabrera-2, S.Perez-2, M.Moustakas-2, A.Escobar, A.Gordon
GIDP- D.Pedroia, S.Perez
WILD PITCHES- M.Minor
RLISP 2-out- M.Betts, M.Moustakas, W.Merrifield-2, C.Vazquez, D.Pedroia
TEAM RISP- Red Sox: 2 for 6  Royals: 2 for 8
 



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