Red Sox 14, Athletics 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 9 0
Boston 3 1 4 0 0 3 0 3 X 14 12 0
WP: C. Fossum (6-5)
LP: R. Harden (3-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
-E. Chavez hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Ellis scored
Bot 1st: Boston
-D. Ortiz homered to right, M. Ramirez and T. Walker scored
Bot 2nd: Boston
-B. Mueller doubled to deep left center, T. Nixon scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
-E. Chavez singled to right, M. Ellis scored
-E. Durazo grounded out to second, E. Chavez scored, M. Tejada to third
Bot 3rd: Boston
-M. Ramirez homered to right
-J. Varitek hit sacrifice fly to left center, D. Ortiz scored
-T. Walker singled to shallow right, T. Nixon and B. Mueller scored, J. Damon to third
Top 6th: Oakland
-E. Byrnes tripled to deep center, R. Hernandez scored
-M. Ellis singled to left, E. Byrnes scored, C. Singleton to second
Bot 6th: Boston
-M. Ramirez doubled to deep left, N. Garciaparra scored
-K. Millar singled to center, M. Ramirez scored, D. Ortiz to second
-T. Nixon singled to right, D. Ortiz scored, K. Millar to third
Bot 8th: Boston
-M. Ramirez doubled to deep center, N. Garciaparra scored
-T. Nixon grounded out to first, G. Kapler scored, K. Millar to second
-B. Mueller singled to center, K. Millar scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .253
J. Guillen rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
E. Chavez 3b 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .274
M. Tejada ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .258
E. Durazo dh 4 0 0 1 0 1 1 .261
R. Hernandez c 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 .257
   A. Melhuse c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
S. Hatteberg 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .259
E. Byrnes lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .273
C. Singleton cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .258
 Totals 32 5 9 5 3 6 8  
 Batting
2B - M Ellis 2 (25, C Fossum 2); E Byrnes (22, C Fossum); M Tejada (33, C Fossum).
3B - E Byrnes (8, C Fossum).
S - J Guillen.
SF - E Chavez.
RBI - E Chavez 2 (74), E Durazo (64), E Byrnes (44), M Ellis (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 1, C Singleton 2.
GIDP - J Guillen.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Ellis-M Tejada-S Hatteberg).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .277
T. Walker 2b 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 .272
N. Garciaparra ss 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .323
M. Ramirez lf 4 3 3 3 1 1 0 .315
   G. Kapler lf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301
D. Ortiz dh 3 3 1 3 2 0 0 .274
K. Millar 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .284
T. Nixon rf 3 2 1 2 2 1 0 .306
B. Mueller 3b 3 1 2 2 2 0 2 .324
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .283
 Totals 34 14 12 14 10 6 14  
 Batting
2B - B Mueller (38, R Harden); M Ramirez 2 (30, M Neu, M Wood); N Garciaparra (33, M Neu).
HR - D Ortiz (17, 1st inning off R Harden 2 on, 2 Out), M Ramirez (30, 3rd inning off R Harden 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Varitek.
RBI - D Ortiz 3 (66), B Mueller 2 (63), M Ramirez 3 (89), J Varitek (74), T Walker 2 (64), K Millar (77), T Nixon 2 (75).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz 3, T Walker 2, M Ramirez, K Millar, T Nixon, B Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, N Garciaparra 2.
GIDP - J Varitek.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Walker-N Garciaparra-K Millar).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden (L, 3-3) 2.2 4 8 8 7 2 2 4.66
M. Wood 3.1 5 3 3 2 3 0 8.10
J. Mecir 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.79
M. Neu 1.0 3 3 3 1 0 0 3.86
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Fossum (W, 6-5) 5.1 8 5 5 3 2 0 5.54
M. Timlin 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.42
T. Jones 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.03
B. Kim 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.48
WP - R Harden.
IBB - D Ortiz (by M Wood).
Pitches-strikes - R Harden 77-35; M Wood 58-34; J Mecir 15-10; M Neu 22-12; C Fossum 94-56; M Timlin 17-12; T Jones 13-9; B Kim 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Harden 2-4; M Wood 5-2; J Mecir 1-1; M Neu 3-0; C Fossum 4-10; M Timlin 2-0; T Jones 2-0; B Kim 2-0.
Batters faced - R Harden 19; M Wood 16; J Mecir 3; M Neu 7; C Fossum 27; M Timlin 5; T Jones 3; B Kim 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Lance Barksdale. 1B--Ed Montague. 2B--Brian Runge. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Time: 2:53.
Attendance: 34,844.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 21, 2003 10:25 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
3-5
1 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI