Boston 8, Oakland 7, 10 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 0 7 17 0
Boston 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 8 14 0
WP: C. Leskanic (1-4)
LP: J. Lehr (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
-D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Boston
-M. Ramirez homered to deep right center, B. Mueller and D. Ortiz scored
Top 5th: Oakland
-E. Byrnes homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Boston
-T. Nixon hit sacrifice fly to center, B. Mueller scored
-K. Millar doubled to deep left center, D. Ortiz and M. Ramirez scored, K. Millar to third advancing on throw
Top 6th: Oakland
-D. Miller singled to right, E. Durazo scored, B. Crosby to second
-R. Castro grounded into fielder's choice, B. Crosby scored, D. Miller to third, M. Scutaro out at second
Top 7th: Oakland
-B. Crosby singled to right, E. Durazo scored
Top 8th: Oakland
-A. Melhuse doubled to deep center, M. Scutaro scored
-S. Hatteberg singled to left, A. Melhuse scored
-J. Dye tripled to center, S. Hatteberg scored
Bot 10th: Boston
-B. Mueller doubled to center, J. Damon scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 .303
E. Byrnes lf 6 1 1 1 0 3 5 .282
S. Hatteberg 1b 5 1 2 1 0 2 2 .304
J. Dye rf 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .288
E. Durazo dh 5 2 3 0 0 1 1 .313
B. Crosby ss 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .273
D. Miller c 5 0 3 1 0 2 1 .302
M. Scutaro 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .269
R. Castro 3b 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 .143
    A. Melhuse ph-3b 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .247
 Totals 47 7 17 7 0 13 18  
 Batting
2B - M Kotsay 2 (16, C Schilling 2); E Durazo 2 (15, C Schilling, M Timlin); A Melhuse (5, M Timlin).
3B - J Dye (4, K Foulke).
HR - E Byrnes (11, 5th inning off C Schilling 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - E Byrnes (33), D Miller (37), R Castro (3), B Crosby (35), A Melhuse (11), S Hatteberg (51), J Dye (52).
2-out RBI - E Byrnes, B Crosby, S Hatteberg, J Dye.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, J Dye 1, S Hatteberg 1, E Durazo 1, E Byrnes 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - E Byrnes (J Damon at 1st base).
DP - 2 (M Scutaro-B Crosby-S Hatteberg, E Byrnes-S Hatteberg).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 .312
B. Mueller 3b 4 2 2 1 2 0 2 .287
D. Ortiz dh 5 3 3 1 0 1 1 .301
M. Ramirez lf 4 2 2 3 1 1 0 .338
N. Garciaparra ss 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .287
T. Nixon rf 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 .241
K. Millar 1b 4 0 3 2 0 1 2 .283
    D. McCarty pr-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 1 3 2 .272
P. Reese 2b 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 .239
    M. Bellhorn ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
 Totals 40 8 14 8 6 14 18  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (32, R Harden); K Millar (19, R Harden); B Mueller (9, J Lehr).
3B - T Nixon (1, O Dotel).
HR - D Ortiz (23, 1st inning off R Harden 0 on, 2 Out), M Ramirez (24, 3rd inning off R Harden 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - T Nixon.
RBI - D Ortiz (77), M Ramirez 3 (71), T Nixon (7), K Millar 2 (25), B Mueller (27).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz, M Ramirez 3, K Millar 2, B Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Garciaparra 1, P Reese 1, D McCarty 1, K Millar 1.
GIDP - B Mueller.
Team LOB - 10.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden 5.0 7 7 7 6 7 2 4.52
R. Rincon 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.06
J. Mecir 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.08
O. Dotel 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.45
J. Lehr (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 8.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Schilling 5.1 11 3 3 0 8 1 3.16
A. Embree 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.45
M. Timlin 1.1 4 3 3 0 1 0 3.57
K. Foulke 1.2 2 1 1 0 3 0 1.40
C. Leskanic (W, 1-4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.17
WP - R Harden.
IBB - M Ramirez (by R Harden).
Pitches-strikes - R Harden 114-62; R Rincon 21-15; J Mecir 10-8; O Dotel 31-22; J Lehr 10-8; C Schilling 119-83; A Embree 5-3; M Timlin 30-18; K Foulke 27-20; C Leskanic 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Harden 6-2; R Rincon 0-2; J Mecir 0-0; O Dotel 1-2; J Lehr 1-0; C Schilling 5-3; A Embree 0-2; M Timlin 2-1; K Foulke 1-1; C Leskanic 0-2.
Batters faced - R Harden 27; R Rincon 6; J Mecir 3; O Dotel 7; J Lehr 4; C Schilling 27; A Embree 2; M Timlin 8; K Foulke 7; C Leskanic 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Dale Scott. 3B--Ron Kulpa.
Time: 3:33.
Attendance: 35,144.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE SINGLE BY BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES.
THE SINGLE BY OAKLAND'S DAMIAN MILLER IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 8, 2004 11:01 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
D. Miller D. Miller
3-5
1 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI