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Sox and Dawgs:
Alex Gordon's solo home run in the 3rd inning off of John Lackey turned out to be the difference in the game as the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
The Royals took three-of-four from the Red Sox. However, the Red Sox still hold a three-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East standings.
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MRI results of Moustakas' left calf showed just a low-grade strain, and it would appear he could return to the lineup in a day or two.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The last memory of second baseman Jamey Carroll for most Royals fans was of him mopping up in the eighth inning of the Twins' 13-0 loss last week to the Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
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The Kansas City Royals plugged their hole at second base by acquiring 39-year-old Jamey Carroll from the Twins. The Royals agreed to send cash or a player to be named later to Minnesota. The post-deadline deal fills the hole left by Miguel Tejada’s injury—which landed the surprisingly effective Tejada on the 15-day DL.
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Now that Jake is gone I am still following each outing and all. His first with the Boston Red Sox was a typical Jake outing.
Boston played against the Arizona Diamondbacks and The Red Sox won by a score of 5 – 2. Jake’s Stats were as follows: He faced 26 batters throwing 99 pitches with 65 of those strikes
Innings Pitched - 7.0
Hits – 4
Runs – 2
Earned Runs - 2
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