1986 Season Replay: Brett gets 3 RBI, Royals Move to 5-3




April 16, 1986

With third baseman George Brett leading the charge, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Boston Red Sox, 10-1, at Fenway Park. Brett, who won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1980, was 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 walks, while scoring 3 runs and driving in 3.

The Royals raised their record to 5-3. Steve Balboni swatted a grand slam home run for Kansas City in the top of the fifth. The first baseman went 2 for 5 for the game, including 1 home run and 1 double. He scored 1 run and batted in 4.

 "The Royals definitely had our number," said Boston manager John McNamara


Kansas City Royals (5-3)00404001110110
Boston Red Sox (3-5)000000001130

KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORESBOSTON BATTING LINESCORES
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
L. Smith LF3220203.33314
J. Orta DH5221003.25715
F. White 2B5111003.37505
G. Brett 3B3323201.30026
S. Balboni 1B5124011.28128
R. Law RF4000102.18504
   a-M. Kingery RF0000000.50001
W. Wilson CF5000014.27302
J. Sundberg C3110120.16700
B. Biancalana SS4011021.25001
Totals371011106618
a - M. Kingery substituted for R. Law in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: S. Balboni (3, 8th Inning off O. Boyd, 1 on, 0 outs) L. Smith (3, 7th Inning off O. Boyd, 0 on, 0 outs) J. Orta (4, 5th Inning off O. Boyd, 1 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: S. Balboni (2, 5th Inning off O. Boyd, 3 on, 2 outs) J. Orta (1, 9th Inning off O. Boyd, 0 on, 0 outs) G. Brett (2, 3rd Inning off O. Boyd, 2 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: S. Balboni 6 , F. White , J. Sundberg , L. Smith 3 , J. Orta 6 , G. Brett5 , B. Biancalana
2-out RBI: S. Balboni , F. White , G. Brett , B. Biancalana
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: W. Wilson , L. Smith
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
CS: L. Smith (2)
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
W. Boggs 3B4000022.31327
M. Barrett 2B4000002.24314
D. Evans RF2110200.25815
J. Rice LF2000110.38702
B. Buckner 1B4000014.17125
D. Baylor DH3000124.25033
R. Gedman C4011003.20002
T. Armas CF2000200.19400
R. Quinones SS4010014.20002
Totals291316719
BATTING
Doubles: R. Gedman (1, 9th Inning off D. Jackson, 2 on, 2 outs) D. Evans (1, 9th Inning off D. Jackson, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: R. Quinones , R. Gedman 2 , D. Evans 2
2-out RBI: R. Gedman
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: R. Quinones , R. Gedman
Hit by Pitch: J. Rice
Team LOB: 8
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORESBOSTON PITCHING LINESCORES
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA
D. Jackson W (1-0)8.2311570135823.24
S. Bankhead0.1000100925.40
PITCHING
Game Score: D. Jackson 76
Batters Faced: D. Jackson 34, S. Bankhead 2
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: D. Jackson 10-8, S. Bankhead 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: D. Jackson 135-82, S. Bankhead 9-2
Inherited Runners - Scored: S. Bankhead 2-0
Hit Batsmen: D. Jackson 
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA
O. Boyd L (0-2)8.0111010463133799.64
M. Brown1.00002001880.00
PITCHING
Game Score: O. Boyd 22
Batters Faced: O. Boyd 38, M. Brown 5
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: O. Boyd 10-7, M. Brown 1-2
Pitches - Strikes: O. Boyd 133-79, M. Brown 18-8 
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: George Brett
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Weather: Clear skies (47 degrees), wind blowing out to left at 13 mph
Start Time: 1:05 pm EST
Time: 3:00
Attendance: 24171

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