Boston 13, Oakland 5
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(14-18)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 5 11 3
Boston 1 0 0 5 0 0 7 0 X 13 12 0
WP: T. Wakefield (4-1)
LP: D. Haren (1-5)
(19-13)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded into double play first to shortstop to pitcher, J. Damon scored, T. Nixon to third, J. Payton out at second
Top 3rd: Oakland
- B. Kielty doubled to left, E. Chavez and S. Hatteberg scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- B. Mueller safe at first on first baseman S. Hatteberg's throwing error, D. Ortiz scored, K. Millar to third, E. Renteria to second, K. Millar scored, E. Renteria to third, B. Mueller to second
- E. Renteria scored, B. Mueller to third on wild pitch
- T. Nixon doubled to deep center, B. Mueller and J. Damon scored
Top 6th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro doubled to left center, E. Byrnes scored, M. Ellis to third
Bot 7th: Boston
- K. Millar homered to deep left, J. Payton and D. Ortiz scored
- J. Damon singled to right, D. Mirabelli and M. Bellhorn scored
- T. Nixon homered to deep right, J. Damon scored
Top 8th: Oakland
- M. Kotsay singled to shortstop, E. Byrnes scored, J. Clark to third
- A. Melhuse singled to right, J. Clark scored, M. Kotsay to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .305
    C. Thomas cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094
J. Kendall c 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .219
    A. Melhuse ph-c 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .154
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 0 1 2 2 .192
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .271
B. Kielty rf 5 0 1 2 0 0 3 .238
E. Durazo dh 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .254
E. Byrnes lf 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 .212
M. Ellis 2b-ss 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 .284
M. Scutaro ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .258
    J. Clark ph-2b 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 5 11 5 7 3 17  
 Batting
2B - B Kielty (2, T Wakefield); M Scutaro (6, T Wakefield); E Byrnes (3, J Halama).
RBI - B Kielty 2 (13), M Scutaro (9), M Kotsay (14), A Melhuse (2).
2-out RBI - B Kielty 2, M Kotsay, A Melhuse.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Kielty 1, M Ellis 2, J Kendall 2, M Kotsay 1, E Chavez 1, E Durazo 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
CS - M Kotsay (2, 2nd base by T Wakefield/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
E - S Hatteberg 2 (4, ground ball, throw); M Scutaro (3, ground ball).
DP - 2 (S Hatteberg-M Scutaro-D Haren, D Haren-M Scutaro-S Hatteberg).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 3 2 2 1 0 2 .373
T. Nixon rf 4 1 2 4 1 1 2 .306
M. Ramirez lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    J. Payton pr-lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .211
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 1 0 2 0 1 .282
K. Millar 1b 4 2 2 3 1 0 1 .257
E. Renteria ss 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .237
B. Mueller 3b 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .241
    K. Youkilis 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .391
D. Mirabelli c 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .226
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .233
 Totals 36 13 12 9 6 7 18  
 Batting
2B - T Nixon (5, D Haren); M Bellhorn (11, K Yabu).
HR - K Millar (1, 7th inning off K Yabu 2 on, 0 Out), T Nixon (4, 7th inning off K Yabu 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - T Nixon 4 (18), K Millar 3 (18), J Damon 2 (19).
2-out RBI - T Nixon 4, J Damon 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Payton 1, E Renteria 1, T Nixon 1.
GIDP - D Ortiz, D Mirabelli.
Team LOB - 6.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Haren (L, 1-5) 3.2 5 6 1 4 2 0 5.21
J. Duchscherer 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.33
R. Rincon 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.15
K. Yabu 1.0 5 7 3 1 0 2 3.29
J. Cruz 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 8.44
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (W, 4-1) 6.0 7 3 3 5 2 0 3.18
M. Myers (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
M. Timlin (H, 8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.12
C. Meredith 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 33.75
J. Halama 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.41
WP - T Wakefield, D Haren, C Meredith.
HBP - M Ramirez (by D Haren).
Pitches-strikes - D Haren 86-45; J Duchscherer 17-13; R Rincon 8-5; K Yabu 34-18; J Cruz 17-11; T Wakefield 102-64; M Myers 10-7; M Timlin 3-1; C Meredith 22-12; J Halama 13-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Haren 8-1; J Duchscherer 1-2; R Rincon 0-1; K Yabu 2-1; J Cruz 0-1; T Wakefield 5-10; M Myers 1-0; M Timlin 0-1; C Meredith 1-2; J Halama 1-2.
Batters faced - D Haren 20; J Duchscherer 7; R Rincon 2; K Yabu 10; J Cruz 4; T Wakefield 29; M Myers 2; M Timlin 1; C Meredith 7; J Halama 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Ejections: OAKLAND's Macha by Carlson (6th).
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 35,000.
Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
BOSTON CENTER FIELDER JOHNNY DAMON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.
BOSTON LEFT FIELDER MANNY RAMIREZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING AFTER BEING HIT IN THE HEAD BY PITCH.
OAKLAND MANAGER KEN MACHA WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE MARK CARLSON IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 4:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
2-5
1 RBI
 Boston
T. Nixon T. Nixon
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI