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Game 142: September 9, 2006
Royals (54-89), 10
Red Sox (75-67), 4
BS: Ryan Braun (1)
W: Joe Nelson (1-1)
L: Craig Breslow (0-1)
12 innings

The Red Sox need to be taken out behind Wally’s shed and beaten.

I’ll be at the game on Sunday. Don’t forget that it’s Jon Lester Fan Appreciation Day.

You really want to know what happened during Saturday’s game? If so, click below.

bottom 1st: Dustin Pedroia grounder was his first hit at Fenway.

top 2nd: Ryan Shealey double past diving Mike Lowell. Driven in by Joey Gathright.

top 3rd: Esteban German double past Lowell’s backhand.
Mark Grudzielanek drove in German.

bottom 4th: Pedroia’s first ML homer into the Monster seats. Unlike when Kevin Youkilis homered at his first at bat, the dugout congratulated Pedroia right away. The way the team is now, any positive event must be recogized.
Bases loaded, one out. Coco Crisp grounder to Blanco gets Ortiz force out at home.
Doug Mirabelli RBI to tie. DeJesus throw gunned out Lowell at home to end the inning.

top 5th: Blanco leadoff bloop single in between three Red Sox players.

Patrice Bergeron’s first pitch was up and over everything.
Wally has a shed.

bottom 7th: Wily Mo Peña ground-rule double to get within one run.
Youkilis sacrifice fly to tie the game.

bottom 9th: Loretta got caught up between first and second with ball in the dirt.
Royals relay went into center field, but Loretta paused and was almost out at first.

top 10th: Timlin got out of the jam.

bottom 10th: Youkilis nice slide away from tag for a leadoff double
Varitek pinch hit for Ken Huckaby

bottom 11th: Lowell leadoff single, bunted over by Crisp.
Cora grounded into double play and the pitcher Nelson seemed to be injured on the play.

top 12th: Three-run homer by Jeff Keppinger, his first hit of the season
Three more runs scored.

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