Boston 2, Oakland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(81-67)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Boston 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 2 7 1
WP: B. Arroyo (13-9) S: M. Timlin (9)
LP: D. Haren (13-11)
(87-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall grounded out to shortstop
- M. Kotsay popped out to center
- E. Chavez popped out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Damon struck out looking
- E. Renteria singled to left
- D. Ortiz singled to deep left, E. Renteria to third
- M. Ramirez singled to center, E. Renteria scored, D. Ortiz to second
- T. Nixon walked, D. Ortiz to third, M. Ramirez to second
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- K. Millar struck out swinging

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to pitcher
- J. Payton flied out to deep center
- D. Johnson grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- B. Mueller grounded out to first
- A. Cora flied out to deep center
- J. Damon grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro flied out to left center
- K. Ginter grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- E. Renteria grounded out to shortstop
- D. Ortiz flied out to deep right center
- M. Ramirez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Kendall lined out to second
- M. Kotsay grounded out to first
- E. Chavez lined out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- T. Nixon flied out to deep right center
- J. Varitek struck out looking
- K. Millar struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Top 5th: Oakland
- S. Hatteberg walked
- J. Payton walked, S. Hatteberg to second
- D. Johnson grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, S. Hatteberg to third, J. Payton out at second
- N. Swisher walked
- M. Scutaro singled to left, S. Hatteberg scored, N. Swisher to second
- K. Ginter grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 1

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- B. Mueller struck out swinging
- A. Cora flied out to deep right center
- J. Damon singled to left
- E. Renteria grounded into fielder's choice, J. Damon out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 1

  Top 6th: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to center
- M. Kotsay singled to left, J. Kendall to second
- E. Chavez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Kendall to third, M. Kotsay out at second
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 1

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first
- M. Ramirez homered to deep left
- T. Nixon flied out to center
- J. Varitek grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 2

  Top 7th: Oakland
- J. Payton struck out swinging
- D. Johnson grounded out to second
- N. Swisher flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 2

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- K. Millar struck out swinging
- B. Mueller singled to left
- A. Cora grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B. Mueller out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 2

  Top 8th: Oakland
- J. Olerud at first
- J. Papelbon relieved B. Arroyo
- M. Scutaro flied out to right center
- A. Melhuse hit for K. Ginter
- A. Melhuse struck out swinging
- J. Kendall doubled to deep right center, J. Kendall to third on shortstop E. Renteria's fielding error
- M. Kotsay flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 2

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- F. Bynum at second
- R. Rincon relieved D. Haren
- J. Damon singled to shortstop, J. Damon to second on shortstop M. Scutaro's throwing error
- E. Renteria struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz flied out to left center
- M. Ramirez intentionally walked
- K. Youkilis hit for T. Nixon
- K. Calero relieved R. Rincon
- R. Petagine hit for K. Youkilis
- R. Petagine grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 2

  Top 9th: Oakland
- A. Hyzdu in right field
- M. Timlin relieved J. Papelbon
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to shortstop
- J. Payton struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Boston 2
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
J. Kendall J. Kendall
2-4
0 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI