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Wrong side of no-no
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Red Sox 7, Royals 0
Mark Grudzielanek (left) made an error that led to two runs. (Charles Krupa/AP)
 Hillman on Royals' performance
 Grudzielanek on being no-hit
 Teahen on Royals' long night
What can you say? All you can do is tip your cap to Jon Lester and move on. The Red Sox lefty no-hit the Royals on Monday, allowing just two walks. On the other side, Luke Hochevar hurled six innings, giving up seven runs on five hits.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (21-23)
Lost 1
Boston 7, Kansas City 0   BOS
Boston (28-19)
Won 4
May 19, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0 1
Boston
0 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 X   7 5 1
Standings thru 5/19/08  |  Recap: KC | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Red Sox stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4000001.269
Grudzielanek, 2B3000020.323
  Callaspo, 2B1000011.293
Gordon, 3B3000000.280
Guillen, DH3000010.241
Butler, 1B2000120.276
Olivo, C3000021.274
Teahen, RF3000001.263
German, LF2000110.103
Pena, SS3000001.169
Totals27000295 

BATTING
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teahen; Callaspo.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Grudzielanek (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Gordon-Grudzielanek-Butler 2, Pena-Grudzielanek-Butler).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF-LF3110100.276
Pedroia, 2B3100101.303
Ortiz, DH2100200.247
Ramirez, LF3101111.299
  Crisp, CF0000000.299
Lowell, 3B3000101.273
Youkilis, 1B4011001.327
Drew, RF3210012.282
Varitek, C3122010.290
Lugo, SS3000011.280
  Cora, SS0000000.409
Totals27754647 

BATTING
2B: Youkilis (16, Hochevar).
3B: Ellsbury (2, Hochevar).
HR: Varitek (5, 6th inning off Hochevar, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 3; Youkilis 2; Drew; Varitek 5.
RBI: Ramirez (28), Youkilis (34), Varitek 2 (17).
2-out RBI: Ramirez; Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew 2; Pedroia.
GIDP: Youkilis; Lugo; Lowell.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury 2 (18, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo, 3rd base off Hochevar/Olivo), Pedroia (6, 2nd base off Hochevar/Olivo).

FIELDING
E: Lester (1, pickoff).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hochevar (L, 3-3)6.05746214.29
Peralta 1.00000105.79
Yabuta 1.00000106.16
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester (W, 3-2)9.00002903.41

HBP: Drew (by Hochevar).
Pitches-strikes: Hochevar 114-61, Peralta 9-6, Yabuta 9-6, Lester 130-86.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hochevar 13-3, Peralta 0-2, Yabuta 1-1, Lester 11-7.
Batters faced: Hochevar 28, Peralta 3, Yabuta 3, Lester 29.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 57 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 37,746.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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