Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Kansas City leads 1-0 (as of 8/8)

Game 1: Tuesday, August 8
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Game 2: Wednesday, August 9
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Game 3: Thursday, August 10
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Red Sox 4

(65-46, 30-29 away)

Royals 6

(39-73, 24-33 home)

    8:10 PM ET, August 8, 2006

    Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri 

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    W: L. Hudson (5-3)

    L: J. Lester (5-2)

    S: A. Burgos (17)

    Game Notes

    THE HOME RUN BY BOSTON'S DESIGNATED HITTER DAVID ORTIZ IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING WAS THE 1,000TH HIT OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
    BOSTON SECOND BASEMAN MARK LORETTA HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE FIFTH INNING AFTER BEING HIT BY A PITCH ON HIS LEFT ELBOW.
    BOSTON LEFT FIELDER MANNY RAMIREZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 23 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING.