Boston 8, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 8 13 0
Oakland 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 0
WP: B. Arroyo (8-9)
LP: B. Zito (10-10)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
-M. Kotsay homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Oakland
-M. Kotsay homered to deep right
Top 4th: Boston
-M. Ramirez homered to deep right
-D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Top 7th: Boston
-B. Mueller doubled to deep left center, O. Cabrera scored
-D. Roberts doubled to deep right, B. Mueller scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
-B. Crosby doubled to deep center, E. Durazo scored
Top 9th: Boston
-D. Ortiz doubled to deep right center, G. Kapler, D. Roberts and M. Ramirez scored
-J. Varitek singled to right, D. Ortiz scored, D. Mientkiewicz to second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Roberts cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 .260
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .267
M. Ramirez lf 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .317
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 4 1 1 3 .303
K. Millar 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .296
    D. Mientkiewicz 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .244
J. Varitek c 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .307
O. Cabrera ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .255
B. Mueller 3b 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .286
G. Kapler rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .272
 Totals 39 8 13 8 5 6 17  
 Batting
2B - B Mueller (24, B Zito); D Roberts (8, B Zito); D Ortiz (42, A Rhodes).
HR - M Ramirez (38, 4th inning off B Zito 0 on, 0 Out), D Ortiz (36, 4th inning off B Zito 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Ramirez (111), D Ortiz 4 (122), B Mueller (52), D Roberts (10), J Varitek (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 2, J Varitek 1, D Ortiz 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Varitek (8, 2nd base off B Zito/D Miller), M Bellhorn (6, 2nd base off B Zito/D Miller).
CS - D Roberts (1, 3rd base by J Mecir/D Miller).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Bellhorn-O Cabrera-K Millar).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .305
E. Byrnes rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .284
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .307
D. Miller c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
E. Durazo dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .320
B. Crosby ss 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .254
N. Swisher lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .375
M. Scutaro 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
    M. McLemore ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
 Totals 33 3 7 3 0 2 6  
 Batting
2B - E Byrnes (31, B Arroyo); B Crosby 2 (32, B Arroyo 2); E Durazo (29, B Arroyo).
HR - M Kotsay 2 (14, 1st inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 0 Out, 3rd inning off B Arroyo 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Kotsay 2 (58), B Crosby (53).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, D Miller 1, M McLemore 1.
GIDP - S Hatteberg.
Team LOB - 3.
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo (W, 8-9) 6.2 7 3 3 0 2 2 4.23
M. Timlin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.32
A. Embree 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.33
R. Mendoza 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.69
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (L, 10-10) 6.1 6 4 4 3 4 2 4.62
J. Mecir 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.51
R. Rincon 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.65
C. Bradford 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.42
A. Rhodes 1.0 4 3 3 1 1 0 5.40
IBB - M Ramirez (by A Rhodes).
Pitches-strikes - B Arroyo 87-61; M Timlin 10-6; A Embree 3-2; R Mendoza 12-8; B Zito 119-74; J Mecir 8-4; R Rincon 2-1; C Bradford 15-10; A Rhodes 29-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Arroyo 8-10; M Timlin 1-2; A Embree 0-1; R Mendoza 3-0; B Zito 12-3; J Mecir 0-0; R Rincon 0-1; C Bradford 1-1; A Rhodes 0-2.
Batters faced - B Arroyo 26; M Timlin 3; A Embree 1; R Mendoza 3; B Zito 28; J Mecir 2; R Rincon 1; C Bradford 5; A Rhodes 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Young. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Brian Knight.
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 37,839.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY OAKLAND'S MARK KOTSAY LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ AND DAVID ORTIZ IN THE FOURTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
BOSTON'S JASON VARITEK SINGLED IN THE NINTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 7, 2004 1:14 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI