Boston 6, Oakland 5
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(14-20)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 9 0
Boston 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 11 0
WP: K. Foulke (2-3)
LP: O. Dotel (1-2)
(21-13)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Boston
- J. Varitek doubled to left, D. Ortiz scored
- B. Mueller singled to left, J. Varitek scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep left, J. Damon scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- B. Kielty singled to center, E. Durazo scored
Top 9th: Oakland
- K. Ginter singled to center, S. Hatteberg and M. Scutaro scored
- E. Byrnes homered to deep left, J. Clark scored
Bot 9th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep right, D. Ortiz scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .297
J. Kendall c 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .210
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .195
E. Durazo dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .248
B. Kielty rf 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 .261
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .264
M. Scutaro ss 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .250
K. Ginter 2b 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 .163
    J. Clark pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Ellis 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
E. Byrnes lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .216
 Totals 34 5 9 5 3 5 10  
 Batting
2B - E Durazo (5, M Clement); E Byrnes (4, M Clement); M Scutaro (7, K Foulke).
HR - E Byrnes (4, 9th inning off K Foulke 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Kielty (14), K Ginter 2 (8), E Byrnes 2 (7).
2-out RBI - B Kielty, K Ginter 2, E Byrnes 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kotsay 1, E Chavez 2.
GIDP - S Hatteberg 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .383
E. Renteria ss 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .246
M. Ramirez lf 5 1 1 2 0 2 4 .241
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 .282
K. Millar 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .250
J. Varitek c 4 2 3 3 1 1 0 .343
J. Payton rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .194
B. Mueller 3b 3 0 2 1 1 0 3 .250
M. Bellhorn 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .216
 Totals 36 6 11 6 5 10 17  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (13, B Zito); J Varitek (6, B Zito); J Damon (11, B Zito).
HR - M Ramirez (8, 3rd inning off B Zito 1 on, 1 Out), J Varitek (7, 9th inning off O Dotel 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Varitek 3 (15), B Mueller (9), M Ramirez 2 (29).
2-out RBI - B Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Mueller 2, J Payton 1, M Ramirez 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (K Millar-E Renteria-M Clement, E Renteria-K Millar).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito 6.0 9 4 4 2 6 1 5.54
J. Cruz 2.0 1 0 0 2 4 0 7.11
O. Dotel (L, 1-2; BS, 4) 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 1 4.05
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement 7.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 3.06
M. Timlin (H, 9) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08
M. Myers (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
K. Foulke (W, 2-3; BS, 2) 1.0 3 4 4 2 1 1 7.94
IBB - J Damon (by J Cruz).
HBP - K Millar (by B Zito); K Ginter (by M Timlin).
Pitches-strikes - B Zito 109-67; J Cruz 39-22; O Dotel 15-7; M Clement 100-68; M Timlin 11-8; M Myers 1-1; K Foulke 39-22.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Zito 8-4; J Cruz 1-1; O Dotel 0-1; M Clement 10-7; M Timlin 0-2; M Myers 1-0; K Foulke 1-1.
Batters faced - B Zito 30; J Cruz 9; O Dotel 3; M Clement 25; M Timlin 4; M Myers 1; K Foulke 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Mike Dimuro. 2B--Mark Carlson. 3B--Joe West.
Time: 3:09.
Attendance: 35,375.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
BOSTON CNETERFIELDER JOHNNY DAMON DOUBLED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 17 GAMES.

Updated on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 4:40 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Byrnes E. Byrnes
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI