Tampa Bay 5, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 10 1
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 1
WP: S. Kazmir (2-1) S: D. Baez (27)
LP: P. Martinez (16-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
-C. Crawford homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
-R. Baldelli homered to deep left
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
-A. Huff singled to right, J. Lugo scored
-J. Cruz Jr. singled to shortstop, A. Huff scored, T. Martinez to second
Top 8th: Tampa Bay
-A. Huff grounded into fielder's choice, T. Hall scored, C. Crawford out at third, J. Lugo to second
Bot 8th: Boston
-T. Nixon homered to deep right, K. Youkilis scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 .293
J. Lugo ss 3 1 2 0 2 1 2 .278
A. Huff dh 4 1 1 2 1 1 2 .297
R. Baldelli cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .285
T. Martinez 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .264
J. Cruz Jr. rf 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .233
B.J. Upton 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .286
    G. Blum 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
T. Hall c 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .264
J. Cantu 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .273
 Totals 33 6 9 4 7 7 19  
 Batting
2B - J Lugo (36, A Embree).
HR - C Crawford (9, 1st inning off P Martinez 0 on, 0 Out), R Baldelli (13, 3rd inning off P Martinez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Crawford (49), R Baldelli (64), A Huff 2 (92), J Cruz (72).
2-out RBI - J Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cantu 1, J Cruz 1, T Hall 1, J Lugo 1, R Baldelli 1, B Upton 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - B Upton (2, 2nd base off P Martinez/J Varitek), J Lugo (17, 3rd base off A Embree/J Varitek), T Martinez (3, 2nd base off S Williamson/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - J Lugo (20, throw).
DP - 2 (T Martinez-T Hall, T Martinez-J Lugo-T Martinez).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .310
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .263
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .312
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .298
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304
K. Millar 1b 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .295
O. Cabrera ss 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .256
B. Mueller 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .281
    K. Youkilis 3b 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .272
G. Kapler rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274
    T. Nixon ph-rf 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .280
 Totals 29 2 5 2 4 10 13  
 Batting
2B - K Millar (33, S Kazmir).
HR - T Nixon (4, 8th inning off T Harper 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - T Nixon 2 (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 1.
GIDP - B Mueller, J Varitek.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - J Damon (8, 2nd base by S Kazmir/T Hall).
Picked Off - K Millar (2nd base, S Kazmir).
 
 Fielding
E - B Mueller (15, ground ball).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir (W, 2-1) 6.0 3 0 0 3 9 0 4.09
T. Harper 2.0 2 2 1 0 1 1 3.91
D. Baez (S, 27) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.47
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Martinez (L, 16-6) 6.0 3 2 2 5 10 2 3.43
A. Embree 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 4.53
M. Timlin 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.21
R. Mendoza 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1.96
M. Myers 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.79
C. Leskanic 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.70
S. Williamson 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.14
IBB - C Crawford (by R Mendoza).
HBP - J Varitek (by D Baez).
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 92-52; T Harper 36-22; D Baez 14-8; P Martinez 113-69; A Embree 15-8; M Timlin 13-11; R Mendoza 10-4; M Myers 2-2; C Leskanic 5-3; S Williamson 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 2-5; T Harper 2-3; D Baez 1-2; P Martinez 1-7; A Embree 1-0; M Timlin 2-0; R Mendoza 1-0; M Myers 1-0; C Leskanic 1-0; S Williamson 0-2.
Batters faced - S Kazmir 21; T Harper 8; D Baez 5; P Martinez 27; A Embree 3; M Timlin 4; R Mendoza 4; M Myers 1; C Leskanic 1; S Williamson 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kerwin Danley. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 35,118.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY TAMPA BAY'S LEFT FIELDER CARL CRAWFORD LED OFF THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING.
BOSTON'S THIRD BASE BILL MUELLER LEFT THE GAME IN THE FIFTH INNING WITH A KNEE INJURY.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 14, 2004 11:56 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Tampa Bay
R. Baldelli R. Baldelli
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Boston
T. Nixon T. Nixon
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI