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Game Story

In case it wasn't evident before opening day, we now know why the Baltimore Orioles added another slugger to a team that led the major leagues in home runs last season. Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles debut by hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, and Baltimore beat Jon Lester...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bos 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0
Bal 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 2 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Baltimore
Delmon YoungDFP
grounded into double play second to first to shortstop,
Nelson CruzDFP
scored,
Matt WietersDFP
out at second
BOS 0 - BAL 1
Top 4th: Boston
Grady SizemoreDFP
homered to right
BOS 1 - BAL 1
Bottom 7th: Baltimore
Nelson CruzDFP
homered to deep left
BOS 1 - BAL 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Daniel NavaDFP
RF-LF
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Dustin PedroiaDFP
2B
5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
David OrtizDFP
DH
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .200
Mike NapoliDFP
1B
2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .500
Jackie Bradley Jr.DFP
RF
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Mike CarpDFP
LF-1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250
Grady SizemoreDFP
CF
4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .500
Xander BogaertsDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .333
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000
Totals 36 1 9 1 1 3 6 0 21
Batting
2B - M Napoli (1, C Tillman); X Bogaerts (1, Z Britton)
HR - G Sizemore (1, 4th inning off C Tillman 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - G Sizemore (1)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bradley Jr
Team LOB - 12
Fielding
DP - 2 (D Pedroia-M Napoli-X Bogaerts, W Middlebrooks-D Pedroia-M Napoli)

Baltimore

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Nick MarkakisDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
J.J. HardyDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Adam JonesDFP
CF
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .667
Chris DavisDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .000
Nelson CruzDFP
LF
2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .500
Matt WietersDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .333
Delmon YoungDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Ryan FlahertyDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Jonathan SchoopDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Totals 28 2 6 1 1 1 9 0 9
Batting
HR - N Cruz (1, 7th inning off J Lester 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - N Cruz (1)
GIDP - J Hardy, D Young
Team LOB - 3

Pitching

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jon LesterDFP
(L, 0-1)
7.0 6 2 2 1 8 1 1.00 2.57
Junichi TazawaDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00

Baltimore

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Chris TillmanDFP
5.0 7 1 1 1 4 1 1.60 1.80
Zach BrittonDFP
(W, 1-0)
2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.50 0.00
Evan MeekDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.00 0.00
Brian MatuszDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Tommy HunterDFP
(SV, 1)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
HBP - W Middlebrooks (by T Hunter)
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 104-73; J Tazawa 13-10; C Tillman 104-71; Z Britton 21-13; E Meek 19-9; B Matusz 3-3; T Hunter 22-15
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 9-5; J Tazawa 2-0; C Tillman 4-7; Z Britton 6-0; E Meek 1-0; B Matusz 1-0; T Hunter 0-2
Batters faced - J Lester 26; J Tazawa 3; C Tillman 23; Z Britton 7; E Meek 4; B Matusz 1; T Hunter 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:53.
Umpires: HP--Dana DeMuth. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--Lance Barrett.
Weather: 60 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 13 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 46,685.