Boston 4, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 6 0
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 7 0
WP: P. Martinez (1-0) S: D. Lowe (1)
LP: B. Zito (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Oakland
-J. Guillen doubled to right, S. Hatteberg scored, J. Guillen out at third
Top 6th: Boston
-J. Varitek homered to deep left
-M. Ramirez homered to deep left, J. Damon and T. Walker scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
-M. Tejada doubled to right, E. Durazo scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
-B. McMillon singled to right, C. Singleton scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .316
   A. Brown cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
N. Garciaparra ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300
T. Walker 2b 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 .313
   D. Jackson 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 1 3 0 3 1 .200
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .095
   G. Kapler dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
K. Millar 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .238
B. Mueller 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .105
T. Nixon rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .200
J. Varitek c 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .286
 Totals 32 4 6 4 2 8 9  
 Batting
HR - J Varitek (2, 6th inning off B Zito 0 on, 0 Out), M Ramirez (1, 6th inning off B Zito 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Varitek (2), M Ramirez 3 (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 1, T Nixon 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Damon (2, 2nd base off B Zito/R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - T Nixon (J Guillen at 3rd base).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .118
   B. McMillon ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .167
   F. Menechino 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T. Long ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
E. Durazo dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .238
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .045
M. Tejada ss 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .087
S. Hatteberg 1b 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .176
   E. Byrnes pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .462
J. Guillen lf 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .455
R. Hernandez c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
J. Dye rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .231
   A. Melhuse ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .600
C. Singleton cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .286
 Totals 31 3 7 3 4 8 12  
 Batting
2B - J Guillen (1, P Martinez); E Durazo (2, P Martinez); M Tejada (1, P Martinez); C Singleton (2, P Martinez).
S - R Hernandez.
RBI - J Guillen (1), M Tejada (2), B McMillon (1).
2-out RBI - J Guillen, M Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dye 1, S Hatteberg 1, T Long 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Singleton (K Millar at 2nd base).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Martinez (W, 1-0) 7.0 7 3 3 1 6 0 3.86
A. Embree 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
M. Timlin 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
S. Williamson 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
D. Lowe (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.93
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (L, 1-1) 6.0 4 4 4 2 4 2 3.46
T. Lilly 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
C. Bradford 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
R. Rincon 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
HBP - R Hernandez (by P Martinez); T Walker (by B Zito).
Pitches-strikes - P Martinez 100-66; A Embree 4-4; M Timlin 4-3; S Williamson 12-4; D Lowe 17-9; B Zito 99-62; T Lilly 20-14; C Bradford 11-7; R Rincon 6-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Martinez 10-3; A Embree 0-2; M Timlin 1-0; S Williamson 0-0; D Lowe 1-0; B Zito 4-9; T Lilly 2-2; C Bradford 0-0; R Rincon 0-1.
Batters faced - P Martinez 28; A Embree 2; M Timlin 1; S Williamson 2; D Lowe 4; B Zito 24; T Lilly 6; C Bradford 3; R Rincon 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Randy Marsh. 3B--Eric Cooper. LF--Wally Bell. RF--Gary Darling.
Time: 3:05.
Attendance: 49,397.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED AFTER SEVEN INNINGS DUE TO AN INJURY TO BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON. HE COLLIDED WITH DAMIAN JACKSON IN THE FIELD WHILE ATTEMPTING TO FIELD A FLY BALL. DAMON IS BEING TAKEN OFF THE FIELD ON A STRETCHER.
BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON LEFT THE GAME AFTER SEVEN INNINGS WITH A CONCUSSION. HE HAS BEEN TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL FOR OBSERVATION.

Updated on Monday, Oct 6, 2003 11:35 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Oakland
J. Guillen J. Guillen
2-3
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Mon Oct 6, 2003
Boston 4
Oakland 3

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