Boston 9, Texas 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(12-11)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 9 14 0
Texas 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0
WP: B. Arroyo (3-0)
LP: P. Astacio (1-3)
(12-13)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop, T. Nixon scored
Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Damon doubled to deep right, B. Mueller scored, K. Youkilis to third
Bot 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock singled to right, M. Young scored
Top 5th: Boston
- J. Damon homered to deep right
- T. Nixon homered to deep right
Top 6th: Boston
- K. Youkilis doubled to left, B. Mueller scored
Bot 6th: Texas
- A. Soriano hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Young scored
Top 8th: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to left, J. Varitek scored, E. Renteria to third, B. Mueller to second
- J. Damon singled to left, E. Renteria and B. Mueller scored, K. Youkilis to second
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep right
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 6 1 3 4 0 0 1 .365
T. Nixon rf 4 2 2 1 1 1 3 .281
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 2 0 1 1 3 .274
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .256
K. Millar 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .253
    D. McCarty 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
J. Varitek c 5 2 2 1 0 1 2 .329
E. Renteria ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .228
B. Mueller 2b 1 3 1 0 4 0 0 .255
K. Youkilis 3b 5 0 3 2 0 1 2 .571
 Totals 39 9 14 9 7 5 21  
 Batting
2B - M Ramirez (5, P Astacio); J Damon (8, P Astacio); K Youkilis (1, P Astacio).
HR - J Damon (1, 5th inning off P Astacio 0 on, 0 Out), T Nixon (3, 5th inning off P Astacio 0 on, 0 Out), J Varitek (6, 9th inning off C Almanzar 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz (17), J Damon 4 (15), T Nixon (11), K Youkilis 2 (2), J Varitek (11).
2-out RBI - J Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Nixon 3, K Millar 3.
GIDP - J Varitek, D Ortiz.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D McCarty-E Renteria-D McCarty).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Dellucci dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .286
M. Young ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .269
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .262
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .265
A. Soriano 2b 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .267
L. Nix cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .371
K. Mench lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .289
G. Matthews Jr. rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
R. Barajas c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
 Totals 31 2 6 2 1 7 11  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (7, B Arroyo); M Young (3, B Arroyo).
SF - A Soriano.
RBI - H Blalock (13), A Soriano (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Mench 2.
GIDP - M Teixeira.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Young-A Soriano-M Teixeira, M Young-M Teixeira).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Arroyo (W, 3-0) 7.0 5 2 2 1 5 0 3.69
M. Timlin 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.64
K. Foulke 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.55
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Astacio (L, 1-3) 5.1 7 5 5 5 3 2 4.50
M. Riley 1.2 6 3 3 1 0 0 9.53
D. Brocail 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.45
C. Almanzar 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 14.40
Pitches-strikes - B Arroyo 99-65; M Timlin 7-4; K Foulke 10-7; P Astacio 102-61; M Riley 34-20; D Brocail 11-8; C Almanzar 21-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Arroyo 5-11; M Timlin 2-1; K Foulke 0-1; P Astacio 6-7; M Riley 4-1; D Brocail 0-1; C Almanzar 0-3.
Batters faced - B Arroyo 27; M Timlin 3; K Foulke 3; P Astacio 27; M Riley 11; D Brocail 3; C Almanzar 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Dreckman. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Bill Hohn. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Time: 2:42.
Attendance: 44,114.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S JOHNNY DAMON AND TROT NIXON IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 30, 2005 11:01 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Damon J. Damon
3-6, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
2-4
1 RBI