Detroit 4, Boston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 10 0
Detroit 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 X 4 10 0
WP: R. Novoa (1-0) S: U. Urbina (18)
LP: D. Lowe (9-10)
 Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Boston
-K. Millar singled to center, J. Varitek scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
-C. Pena singled to right, D. Young and C. Guillen scored, R. White to third
-B. Higginson grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, R. White scored, C. Pena out at second
Top 6th: Boston
-J. Varitek homered to deep left
-K. Youkilis walked, B. Mueller scored, D. McCarty to third, J. Damon to second
Bot 6th: Detroit
-C. Guillen singled to center, D. Young scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .300
K. Youkilis 3b 3 0 0 1 2 1 2 .269
O. Cabrera ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .238
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .320
J. Varitek c 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 .281
K. Millar dh 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .298
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .254
B. Mueller 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .264
D. McCarty rf 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .254
 Totals 35 3 10 3 4 7 19  
 Batting
2B - B Mueller (16, M Maroth).
3B - J Varitek (1, M Maroth).
HR - J Varitek (14, 6th inning off M Maroth 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Millar (41), J Varitek (47), K Youkilis (23).
2-out RBI - K Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 1, M Ramirez 1, O Cabrera 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - J Damon (5, 2nd base by M Maroth/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (B Mueller-O Cabrera-D Mientkiewicz 2).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Sanchez cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .327
O. Infante 2b 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .275
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .341
D. Young dh 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 .282
C. Guillen ss 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .324
R. White lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .273
C. Pena 1b 3 0 1 2 0 1 2 .227
B. Higginson rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .248
E. Munson 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222
    B. Inge pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
 Totals 31 4 10 3 2 3 12  
 Batting
2B - D Young (13, D Lowe).
3B - O Infante (8, D Lowe).
RBI - C Pena 2 (53), C Guillen (81).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Higginson 1, I Rodriguez 2.
GIDP - B Higginson, C Pena.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Guillen (8, 2nd base off D Lowe/J Varitek), O Infante (7, 2nd base off D Lowe/J Varitek).
CS - C Guillen (5, 2nd base by M Myers/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - R White (D Mientkiewicz at Home).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Lowe (L, 9-10) 7.0 9 4 4 2 3 0 5.50
T. Adams 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.83
M. Myers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Maroth 5.2 10 3 3 3 2 1 4.45
R. Novoa (W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
J. Walker 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.09
U. Urbina (S, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.97
Pitches-strikes - D Lowe 104-58; T Adams 8-6; M Myers 3-1; M Maroth 103-60; R Novoa 26-18; J Walker 13-8; U Urbina 17-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Lowe 16-2; T Adams 1-1; M Myers 0-0; M Maroth 4-9; R Novoa 0-0; J Walker 1-1; U Urbina 2-1.
Batters faced - D Lowe 30; T Adams 3; M Myers 0; M Maroth 28; R Novoa 5; J Walker 3; U Urbina 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Poncino. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:34. (Plus rain delay totaling 34 minutes in the 2nd).
Attendance: 40,674.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE SINGLE BY BOSTON'S THIRD BASEMAN BILL MUELLER IN THE SIXTH INNING WAS THE 1,000TH HIT OF HIS CAREER.

Updated on Friday, Aug 6, 2004 10:21 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
3-4
1 RBI