American 7, National 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
National 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5 11 0
American 0 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 X 7 11 1
WP: M. Buehrle (1-0) S: M. Rivera (1)
LP: J. Smoltz (0-1)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: American
- M. Tejada homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: American
- D. Ortiz singled to deep right, J. Damon scored, A. Rodriguez to third
- M. Tejada grounded out to shortstop, A. Rodriguez scored, D. Ortiz to second
Bot 4th: American
- I. Suzuki singled to right, J. Varitek and B. Roberts scored
Bot 6th: American
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, A. Soriano scored
Top 7th: National
- A. Jones homered to deep left, L. Castillo scored
Top 8th: National
- M. Cabrera grounded into fielder's choice, M. Alou scored, F. Lopez out at second
Top 9th: National
- L. Gonzalez doubled to left center, A. Jones scored
- C. Lee grounded out to shortstop, L. Gonzalez scored
 National
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Today Avg 
B. Abreu rf 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .500
    J. Rollins ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
    L. Gonzalez ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
C. Beltran lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333
    P. Lo Duca c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
A. Pujols dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500
    C. Lee ph-dh 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000
D. Lee 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333
    M. Ensberg 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
J. Edmonds cf-rf 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    M. Alou ph-rf 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000
A. Ramirez 3b 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .500
    F. Lopez 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
M. Piazza c 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
    M. Cabrera lf 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .000
J. Kent 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    L. Castillo 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333
D. Eckstein ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Jones cf 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 1.000
 Totals 35 5 11 5 5 6 13  
 Batting
2B - D Lee (1, J Santana); M Alou (1, J Nathan); L Gonzalez (1, B Ryan).
HR - A Jones (1, 7th inning off K Rogers 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Jones 2 (2), M Cabrera (1), L Gonzalez (1), C Lee (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Piazza 1, A Pujols 1, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - C Beltran, A Ramirez, P Lo Duca.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (D Eckstein-J Kent-D Lee, J Rollins-L Castillo-D Lee).
 American
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Today Avg 
J. Damon cf 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    I. Suzuki cf-rf 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 .500
A. Rodriguez 3b 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 .500
    M. Mora 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    S. Hillenbrand 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .667
    M. Sweeney ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Ramirez lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
    G. Anderson lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Tejada ss 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .333
    M. Young ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
V. Guerrero rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
    A. Soriano pr-2b 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
M. Teixeira 1b 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .333
    P. Konerko 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
J. Varitek c 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000
    I. Rodriguez c 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000
B. Roberts 2b 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .500
    G. Sheffield ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    S. Podsednik cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 7 11 7 3 6 11  
 Batting
2B - B Roberts (1, L Hernandez); M Young (1, J Peavy).
HR - M Tejada (1, 2nd inning off J Smoltz 0 on, 0 Out), M Teixeira (1, 6th inning off D Willis 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Tejada 2 (2), D Ortiz (1), I Suzuki 2 (2), M Teixeira 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1, V Guerrero 1.
GIDP - M Ramirez, G Sheffield.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
Picked Off - I Suzuki (1st base, L Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
E - B Colon (1, throw).
DP - 3 (M Tejada-B Roberts-M Teixeira, B Roberts-M Tejada-M Teixeira, M Mora-A Soriano-P Konerko).
 National
  IP H R ER BB K HR Today ERA 
C. Carpenter 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Smoltz (L, 0-1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 9.00
R. Oswalt 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 18.00
L. Hernandez 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 18.00
R. Clemens 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
D. Willis 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 18.00
B. Lidge 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
J. Peavy 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
C. Cordero 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 American
  IP H R ER BB K HR Today ERA 
M. Buehrle (W, 1-0) 2.0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
B. Colon 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Santana 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
M. Clement 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
J. Garland 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
K. Rogers 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 18.00
J. Nathan 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.00
B. Wickman 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 INF
B.J. Ryan 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 13.50
M. Rivera (S, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
WP - J Garland.
Pitches-strikes - C Carpenter 8-6; J Smoltz 14-11; R Oswalt 22-14; L Hernandez 16-9; R Clemens 12-7; D Willis 32-19; B Lidge 11-9; J Peavy 7-6; C Cordero 7-5; M Buehrle 37-28; B Colon 13-11; J Santana 11-5; M Clement 15-9; J Garland 20-8; K Rogers 14-9; J Nathan 17-12; B Wickman 5-1; B Ryan 4-3; M Rivera 4-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Carpenter 3-0; J Smoltz 1-2; R Oswalt 2-0; L Hernandez 0-2; R Clemens 2-1; D Willis 2-1; B Lidge 0-0; J Peavy 0-1; C Cordero 0-0; M Buehrle 2-1; B Colon 1-2; J Santana 3-0; M Clement 0-2; J Garland 1-2; K Rogers 2-0; J Nathan 2-1; B Wickman 0-0; B Ryan 2-0; M Rivera 0-0.
Batters faced - C Carpenter 4; J Smoltz 5; R Oswalt 6; L Hernandez 5; R Clemens 3; D Willis 5; B Lidge 3; J Peavy 3; C Cordero 1; M Buehrle 8; B Colon 4; J Santana 4; M Clement 4; J Garland 5; K Rogers 5; J Nathan 5; B Wickman 1; B Ryan 3; M Rivera 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Tim Welke. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Mike Dimuro. LF--C.B. Bucknor. RF--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 2:41.
Attendance: 41,617.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, in from left.

Updated on Wednesday, Jul 13, 2005 6:33 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 National
A. Jones A. Jones
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI
 American
M. Tejada M. Tejada
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI