97-64
5 - 6
84-77

Game Story

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox cleared their final standings hurdle only a few minutes into their game against the Baltimore Orioles, when the scoreboard in right field let everyone know that the AL East champions were assured of home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bos 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 5 14 0
Bal 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 X 6 12 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Baltimore
Steve PearceDFP
doubled to right,
Nick MarkakisDFP
scored
BOS 0 - BAL 1
Bottom 3rd: Baltimore
Brian RobertsDFP
homered to deep left
BOS 0 - BAL 2
Top 4th: Boston
David RossDFP
singled to shallow right,
Jonny GómesDFP
scored,
Daniel NavaDFP
to third
BOS 1 - BAL 2
Top 5th: Boston
Dustin PedroiaDFP
singled to shallow center,
Stephen DrewDFP
scored,
Dustin PedroiaDFP
to second advancing on throw
BOS 2 - BAL 2
Bottom 5th: Baltimore
Matt WietersDFP
singled to shallow left,
J.J. HardyDFP
scored,
Adam JonesDFP
to third
BOS 2 - BAL 3
Danny ValenciaDFP
singled to shallow left,
Adam JonesDFP
scored,
Matt WietersDFP
to second
BOS 2 - BAL 4
Top 6th: Boston
David RossDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Daniel NavaDFP
scored
BOS 3 - BAL 4
Top 7th: Boston
Jonny GómesDFP
singled to shallow left,
Stephen DrewDFP
scored,
Dustin PedroiaDFP
to second
BOS 4 - BAL 4
Daniel NavaDFP
singled to shallow left,
Dustin PedroiaDFP
to third,
Jonny GómesDFP
to second,
Dustin PedroiaDFP
scored on left fielder
Jason PridieDFP
's fielding error,
Jonny GómesDFP
out at third
BOS 5 - BAL 4
Bottom 8th: Baltimore
Steve PearceDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Nate McLouthDFP
and
Danny ValenciaDFP
scored,
Steve PearceDFP
to third advancing on throw
BOS 5 - BAL 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shane VictorinoDFP
CF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .294
Stephen DrewDFP
SS
5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Dustin PedroiaDFP
2B
5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301
Mike NapoliDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .257
Quintin BerryDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .750
Jonny GómesDFP
LF
5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .248
Daniel NavaDFP
RF
4 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303
Brandon SnyderDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .180
Mike CarpDFP
PH-1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .294
David RossDFP
C
4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .216
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .230
Totals 40 5 14 4 0 1 9 1 18
Batting
2B - S Drew (29, W Chen); D Ross (5, W Chen)
RBI - D Pedroia (84), J Gomes (52), D Ross 2 (10)
2-out RBI - D Ross
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Victorino 1, J Gomes 3, W Middlebrooks 1
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - Q Berry (2, 2nd base off J Johnson/C Snyder)
Fielding
PB - D Ross
DP - 1 (S Drew-B Snyder)

Baltimore

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian RobertsDFP
2B
5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .249
J.J. HardyDFP
SS
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Chris DavisDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .286
Adam JonesDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .285
Matt WietersDFP
C
3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .235
Nate McLouthDFP
PR-LF
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Danny ValenciaDFP
3B
4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .306
Chris SnyderDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
Nick MarkakisDFP
RF
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .271
Steve PearceDFP
DH
4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Jason PridieDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
Jonathan SchoopDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Ryan FlahertyDFP
PH-3B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .218
Totals 35 6 12 6 1 2 8 0 16
Batting
2B - S Pearce 2 (7, J Lester, F Morales)
HR - B Roberts (8, 3rd inning off J Lester 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - B Roberts (39), M Wieters (79), D Valencia (23), S Pearce 3 (13)
2-out RBI - S Pearce
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 1, D Valencia 1, J Pridie 1
GIDP - N Markakis
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - J Pridie (2, field)
Outfield assists - J Pridie

Pitching

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jon LesterDFP
5.0 9 4 4 2 4 1 1.29 3.75
Matt ThorntonDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.42 3.56
Junichi TazawaDFP
(L, 5-4)(HLD, 25)
1.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 1.20 3.16
Franklin MoralesDFP
(BS, 1)
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.54 4.62
Brandon WorkmanDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.42 4.97

Baltimore

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Wei-Yin ChenDFP
5.1 9 3 3 1 5 0 1.32 4.07
Josh StinsonDFP
(BS, 1)
1.0 3 2 1 0 1 0 0.76 3.18
Brian MatuszDFP
0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.16 3.53
Kevin GausmanDFP
(W, 3-5)
1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.34 5.66
Jim JohnsonDFP
(SV, 49)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.25 2.86
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 98-63; M Thornton 14-11; J Tazawa 18-14; F Morales 10-6; B Workman 10-6; W Chen 96-68; J Stinson 20-16; B Matusz 4-2; K Gausman 13-10; J Johnson 18-10
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 8-6; M Thornton 1-1; J Tazawa 3-1; F Morales 0-0; B Workman 0-1; W Chen 7-8; J Stinson 2-1; B Matusz 0-0; K Gausman 0-2; J Johnson 1-1
Batters faced - J Lester 25; M Thornton 3; J Tazawa 5; F Morales 2; B Workman 2; W Chen 26; J Stinson 6; B Matusz 1; K Gausman 4; J Johnson 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:21.
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Brian O'Nora. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 70 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 36,556.