Orioles 13, Red Sox 10
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 10 16 4
Baltimore 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 4 X 13 16 1
WP: K. Ligtenberg (2-2)
LP: B. Kim (1-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
-D. Ortiz doubled to right, T. Walker scored, M. Ramirez to third
Bot 1st: Baltimore
-J. Gibbons doubled to deep left center, J. Hairston Jr. and L. Matos scored
-L. Bigbie grounded into fielder's choice, J. Gibbons scored, T. Batista out at second
Top 2nd: Boston
-J. Damon homered to deep right center, B. Mueller and J. Varitek scored
Bot 4th: Baltimore
-D. Cruz singled to center, L. Bigbie scored
Top 5th: Boston
-M. Ramirez homered to deep left
Top 6th: Boston
-J. Damon grounded bunt out to first, B. Mueller scored, J. Varitek to third
-T. Walker singled to center, J. Varitek scored
-M. Ramirez singled to right, T. Walker scored
Bot 6th: Baltimore
-B. Fordyce singled to right, L. Bigbie scored, D. Cruz to third
Bot 7th: Baltimore
-T. Batista singled to center, L. Matos scored
-D. Cruz doubled to left, T. Batista, L. Bigbie and M. Mora scored
Top 8th: Boston
-N. Garciaparra homered to left center
Bot 8th: Baltimore
-T. Batista reached on fielder's choice, J. Hairston Jr. scored, L. Matos to second
-M. Mora singled to left, L. Matos scored, T. Batista to second
-D. Cruz safe at first on center fielder J. Damon's fielding error, T. Batista and M. Mora scored, D. Cruz to second
Top 9th: Boston
-B. Mueller homered to right
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 1 1 4 0 2 2 .273
T. Walker 2b 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .277
N. Garciaparra ss 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .316
M. Ramirez lf 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 .322
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 3 1 0 1 1 .292
K. Millar 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .280
T. Nixon rf 4 0 0 0 1 2 3 .308
B. Mueller 3b 5 3 4 1 0 0 2 .327
J. Varitek c 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .276
   D. Mirabelli c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
 Totals 42 10 16 10 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (37, R Lopez); J Varitek (28, R Lopez).
HR - J Damon (12, 2nd inning off R Lopez 2 on, 1 Out), M Ramirez (32, 5th inning off R Lopez 0 on, 0 Out), N Garciaparra (25, 8th inning off K Ligtenberg 0 on, 1 Out), B Mueller (18, 9th inning off J Julio 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz (86), J Damon 4 (63), M Ramirez 2 (94), T Walker (74), N Garciaparra (95), B Mueller (77).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz, M Ramirez, B Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, J Damon 1, N Garciaparra 1, K Millar 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - T Nixon (2, 2nd base by R Lopez/B Fordyce).
 
 Fielding
E - J Varitek (9, throw); B Mueller (15, catch); B Kim (1, throw); J Damon (1, fly ball).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .277
M. Mora rf 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 .321
   J. Hairston Jr. rf 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .287
B.J. Surhoff dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307
   L. Matos dh 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 .311
J. Gibbons 1b 5 1 1 2 0 0 3 .278
T. Batista 3b 5 2 2 2 0 0 3 .240
L. Bigbie lf 5 3 3 1 0 1 3 .302
L. Matos cf 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 .311
   M. Mora cf 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 .321
D. Cruz ss 5 0 3 4 0 0 4 .259
B. Fordyce c 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .280
 Totals 47 18 20 12 2 2 22  
 Batting
2B - J Gibbons (38, J Burkett); L Bigbie (13, J Burkett); D Cruz 2 (23, J Burkett, S Williamson); L Matos (23, M Timlin).
S - M Mora , L Matos.
RBI - J Gibbons 2 (93), L Bigbie (24), D Cruz 4 (62), B Fordyce (27), T Batista 2 (92), M Mora (47).
2-out RBI - M Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 2, T Batista 1, B Fordyce 1, D Cruz 1, J Hairston Jr 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - L Matos (15, 2nd base off B Kim/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
E - R Lopez (2, throw).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Burkett 5.1 10 5 5 0 0 0 4.95
M. Timlin 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.79
A. Embree 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.13
S. Williamson 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.35
B. Kim (L, 1-6) 1.0 2 4 0 0 1 0 3.48
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Lopez 5.2 13 8 8 1 3 2 5.68
J. Parrish 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.02
K. Ligtenberg (W, 2-2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.40
J. Julio 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.34
HBP - K Millar (by R Lopez); L Matos (by J Burkett).
Pitches-strikes - J Burkett 90-57; M Timlin 19-13; A Embree 3-1; S Williamson 16-8; B Kim 26-17; R Lopez 89-62; J Parrish 31-19; K Ligtenberg 10-7; J Julio 24-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Burkett 8-8; M Timlin 1-1; A Embree 0-0; S Williamson 0-1; B Kim 1-2; R Lopez 6-7; J Parrish 2-2; K Ligtenberg 0-1; J Julio 0-1.
Batters faced - J Burkett 27; M Timlin 5; A Embree 1; S Williamson 4; B Kim 8; R Lopez 31; J Parrish 7; K Ligtenberg 3; J Julio 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--Brian Onora. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Ejections: BOSTON's Varitek by Poncino (7th), BOSTON's Lowe by Cuzzi (7th).
Time: 3:32.
Attendance: 23,276.
Weather: 77 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.
THE HOME RUN BY BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON IN THE SECOND INNING WAS THE 100TH OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
BOSTON CATCHER JASON VARITEK WAS EJECTED FROM THE GAME BY THIRD BASE UMPIRE LARRY PONCINO IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING FOR ARGUING THAT DEIVI CRUZ'S DOUBLE SHOULD HAVE BEEN RULED A FOUL BALL. BOSTON'S DEREK LOWE WAS ALSO EJECTED FROM THE GAME BY FIRST BASE UMPIRE PHIL CUZZI FOR CONTESTING THE SAME PLAY.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2003 2:04 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
B. Mueller B. Mueller
4-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Baltimore
D. Cruz D. Cruz
3-5
4 RBI