Red Sox 7, Orioles 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 5 13 2
Boston 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 X 7 9 2
WP: J. Suppan (13-10) S: B. Kim (16)
LP: J. Johnson (10-9)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
-T. Walker tripled to left, J. Damon and N. Garciaparra scored
-M. Ramirez singled to shortstop, T. Walker scored
Bot 4th: Boston
-M. Ramirez homered to deep right
-T. Nixon homered to deep right
Top 5th: Baltimore
-L. Matos homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Boston
-D. Ortiz singled to right, T. Walker scored, M. Ramirez to third
Top 7th: Baltimore
-J. Cust homered to deep right
Top 8th: Baltimore
-B. Fordyce singled to second, B.J. Surhoff scored, D. Cruz to third, J. Cust to second
-B. Roberts hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Cruz scored
Bot 8th: Boston
-D. Ortiz homered to deep center
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .279
L. Matos cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .309
   T. Raines Jr. cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125
L. Bigbie lf 5 0 1 0 0 3 1 .314
J. Gibbons rf 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .279
T. Batista 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .234
B.J. Surhoff 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .296
D. Cruz ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .254
J. Cust dh 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .216
   J. Morban dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149
B. Fordyce c 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .279
 Totals 39 5 13 5 1 4 16  
 Batting
2B - B Surhoff (19, J Suppan).
3B - D Cruz (2, J Suppan).
HR - L Matos (12, 5th inning off J Suppan 0 on, 2 Out), J Cust (4, 7th inning off T Jones 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - B Roberts.
RBI - B Surhoff (40), L Matos (42), J Cust (10), B Fordyce (29), B Roberts (40).
2-out RBI - L Matos.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 1, B Fordyce 1, J Gibbons 3, T Raines Jr 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - B Roberts (6, 2nd base by J Suppan).
 
 Fielding
E - B Surhoff (2, catch); B Roberts (7, throw).
DP - 2 (B Roberts-D Cruz-B Surhoff, T Batista-B Roberts-B Surhoff).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .274
N. Garciaparra ss 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .305
T. Walker 2b 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 .282
   D. Jackson 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .324
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .285
K. Millar 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .276
T. Nixon rf 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .307
   G. Kapler rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
B. Mueller 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .327
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .272
 Totals 32 7 9 7 3 5 11  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (32, J Johnson); K Millar (30, K Ligtenberg).
3B - T Walker (4, J Johnson).
HR - M Ramirez (36, 4th inning off J Johnson 0 on, 0 Out), T Nixon (28, 4th inning off J Johnson 0 on, 2 Out), D Ortiz (28, 8th inning off K Ligtenberg 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - T Walker 2 (79), M Ramirez 2 (102), T Nixon (87), D Ortiz 2 (96).
2-out RBI - T Nixon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1.
GIDP - D Ortiz, B Mueller.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (29, 2nd base off J Johnson/B Fordyce).
 
 Fielding
E - N Garciaparra (19, ground ball); M Ramirez (4, bobble).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Johnson (L, 10-9) 5.0 7 6 5 1 4 2 4.05
B. Groom 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.27
K. Ligtenberg 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 3.43
B.J. Ryan 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.56
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan (W, 13-10) 6.0 6 2 2 1 3 1 4.09
T. Jones 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 7.40
A. Embree 0.2 4 2 2 0 0 0 4.25
M. Timlin 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.59
B. Kim (S, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.37
HBP - K Millar (by J Johnson).
Pitches-strikes - J Johnson 93-64; B Groom 17-10; K Ligtenberg 8-6; B Ryan 17-8; J Suppan 97-60; T Jones 9-9; A Embree 18-14; M Timlin 14-10; B Kim 15-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Johnson 4-7; B Groom 5-1; K Ligtenberg 0-0; B Ryan 2-0; J Suppan 7-7; T Jones 1-0; A Embree 2-0; M Timlin 1-1; B Kim 2-1.
Batters faced - J Johnson 24; B Groom 6; K Ligtenberg 3; B Ryan 3; J Suppan 25; T Jones 4; A Embree 6; M Timlin 3; B Kim 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Bruce Froemming. 3B--Mike Winters.
Ejections: BALTIMORE's Matos by Eddings (7th).
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 33,821.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
MANNY RAMIREZ DID NOT STRIKE OUT TO END THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING FOR BOSTON AS PREVIUOSLY REPORTED. JOHNNY DAMON WAS OUT ON A RUNNER'S FIELDER'S CHOICE RETURNING TO SECOND BASE. MANNY RAMIREZ WILL LEAD OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR BOSTON.
MANNY RAMIREZ DID NOT STRIKE OUT TO END THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING FOR BOSTON AS PREVIUOSLY REPORTED. JOHNNY DAMON WAS OUT ON A RUNNER'S FIELDER'S CHOICE RETURNING TO SECOND BASE. MANNY RAMIREZ WILL LEAD OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR BOSTON.
BALTIMORE'S LUIS MATOS WAS EJECTED IN THE SEVENTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE DOUG EDDINGS FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Monday, Sep 22, 2003 10:28 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Baltimore
J. Cust J. Cust
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI