Josh Beckett (13-6, 5.00) @ Mark Redman (7-6, 5.38)
Boston Red Sox (65-46) @ Kansas City Royals (39-73)
8:10 PM EDT in Kansas City, MO (Kauffman Stadium)
AUGUST 9, 2006
TV: NESN | RADIO: WEEI 850
AL EAST OUTLOOK: BAL @ TOR | NYY @ CWS | TB @ SEA
KEEP AN EYE ON: DET @ MIN
|PRIOR GAME AGAINST OPPONENT: Red Sox 4, Royals 6 on 8/8/06
DECISION: W: Luke Hudson | L: Jon Lester
STAR OF THE GAME: Wily Mo Pena – 4 AB, 1 R, 1 H, 2 RBI, 1 451-ft. HR
GAME NOTES: Red Sox’s record since All-Star Game: 11-13. Royals’ record since All-Star Game: 8-17.
We’re three games better than the Royals. We’re better than this fellas, cowboy up. Get us a big start Josh, and take the pressure off the bullpen.