Game 2. Boston at KC (best of 5)

The Kansas City Royals nipped the Boston Red Sox 4 to 3 at Kauffman Stadium in
a hard fought contest.

Kansas City scored 2 runs in the 7th inning. The key offensive moment was
provided by Mike Moustakas who thrilled the crowd when he popped a two-run
clout over the fence. Scott Alexander, after tossing a perfect ninth, was
credited with his 1st save.

The win went to Danny Duffy(1-0) who allowed 3 runs in 7 innings. Eduardo
Rodriguez(0-1) was the losing pitcher. He pitched 7 and 1/3 innings giving
up only 4 hits and 1 walk.


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
  R.Davis DH          3  1  0  0 .231     W.Merrifield 2B,LF  4  0  0  0 .294  
  D.Pedroia 2B        4  1  1  2 .175     M.Cabrera DH        3  0  0  0 .324  
  X.Bogaerts SS       4  0  1  0 .256     L.Cain CF           1  0  0  0 .258  
  M.Betts RF          3  1  0  0 .257   A-R.Torres PR,2B      1  1  0  0 .000  
  R.Devers 3B         4  0  0  0 .184     E.Hosmer 1B         4  1  2  2 .364  
  H.Ramirez 1B        4  0  1  0 .125     S.Perez C           4  1  1  0 .167  
  C.Vazquez C         4  0  2  1 .297     M.Moustakas 3B      3  1  1  2 .294  
  J.Bradley Jr CF     3  0  0  0 .250     J.Bonifacio RF      3  0  0  0 .227  
  A.Benintendi LF     3  0  1  0 .300     A.Escobar SS        3  0  0  0 .235  
                                          A.Gordon LF,CF      2  0  0  0 .160  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      32  3  6  3                 Totals      28  4  4  4
 
A-Pinch Ran For Cain In 4th Inning
 
INJURY: Lorenzo Cain INJURED (for 0 more games) in 4th inning
 
Red Sox......... 0 1 2  0 0 0  0 0 0  -  3  6  0
Royals.......... 0 1 0  1 0 0  2 0    -  4  4  0
 
Red Sox (5-5)            IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
E.Rodriguez LOSS(0-1)     7 1/3   4   4   4   1   9   2 107   3.75
J.Kelly                   0 2/3   0   0   0   1   2   0  15   2.35
Totals                    8       4   4   4   2  11   2
 
Royals (7-2)             IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
D.Duffy WIN(1-0)          7       6   3   3   2   6   1 100   4.26
P.Moylan HOLD(1st)        1       0   0   0   0   0   0  12   0.00
S.Alexander SAVE(1st)     1       0   0   0   0   1   0  13   0.00
Totals                    9       6   3   3   2   7   1
 
ATTENDANCE- 4,215 DATE-  TIME- Day WEATHER- Bad
UMPIRES- Dana Demuth, Ron Kulpa, Ed Hickox, Lance Barrett
T- 2:19
LEFT ON BASE- Red Sox: 4  Royals: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Red Sox: 0  Royals: 1
DOUBLES- C.Vazquez(4th)
TRIPLES- E.Hosmer(1st)
HOME RUNS- D.Pedroia(1st), E.Hosmer(2nd), M.Moustakas(4th)
RBIs- D.Pedroia-2(3rd), C.Vazquez(3rd), E.Hosmer-2(6th), M.Moustakas-2(8th)
WALKS- R.Davis, M.Betts, M.Cabrera, R.Torres
HIT BY PITCH- L.Cain, A.Gordon
STRIKE OUTS- R.Davis-2, D.Pedroia, X.Bogaerts, R.Devers, J.Bradley Jr-2,
             W.Merrifield-2, E.Hosmer-2, S.Perez-2, M.Moustakas-2,
             J.Bonifacio-2, A.Gordon
GIDP- C.Vazquez
2-out RBI- C.Vazquez
RLISP 2-out- J.Bradley Jr, R.Davis, J.Bonifacio, S.Perez
TEAM RISP- Red Sox: 0 for 2  Royals: 0 for 5
 

 



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