Tampa Bay 8, Boston 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 7 11 1
Tampa Bay 0 0 4 1 0 2 0 1 X 8 18 1
WP: M. Hendrickson (10-7) S: D. Baez (38)
LP: C. Harville (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Damon scored
Top 3rd: Boston
- E. Renteria hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Graffanino scored
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- A. Huff singled to first, J. Gomes scored, E. Perez to second
- A. Gonzalez ground rule double to deep left, E. Perez scored, A. Huff to third
- T. Hall hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Huff scored
- D. Hollins singled to center, A. Gonzalez scored
Top 4th: Boston
- A. Cora tripled to deep right center, B. Mueller and K. Millar scored
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- A. Huff grounded into fielder's choice, J. Gomes scored, E. Perez out at second
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Cantu homered to deep left, C. Crawford scored
Top 7th: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep right center, J. Damon and E. Renteria scored
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- J. Gomes safe at first on E. Renteria's fielding error, C. Crawford scored, J. Gomes to second
Top 9th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .319
E. Renteria ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .274
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 2 4 0 2 2 .298
M. Ramirez lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .284
J. Varitek c 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .280
K. Millar 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .275
    A. Machado rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
B. Mueller 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .294
T. Graffanino 2b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .311
    A. Cora 2b 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 .226
A. Hyzdu rf 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .273
    J. Olerud ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .311
 Totals 34 7 11 7 4 5 15  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (34, M Hendrickson); D Ortiz (38, T Miller).
3B - A Cora (4, M Hendrickson).
HR - D Ortiz (44, 9th inning off D Baez 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - E Renteria , D Ortiz.
RBI - D Ortiz 4 (136), E Renteria (62), A Cora 2 (21).
2-out RBI - A Cora 2, D Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Hyzdu 1, K Millar 1.
GIDP - K Millar 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - A Cora (2, 2nd base by J Borowski/T Hall).
 
 Fielding
E - E Renteria (29, ground ball).
Outfield assists - M Ramirez (J Gomes at Home).
DP - 1 (E Renteria-A Cora-K Millar).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .293
C. Crawford lf 4 2 3 0 1 0 3 .303
J. Cantu 2b 5 1 2 2 0 0 3 .289
J. Gomes dh 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .285
E. Perez 1b 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 .264
    J. Gathright cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .280
A. Huff rf 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .257
A. Gonzalez 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .264
T. Hall c 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .283
D. Hollins cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .255
    T. Lee ph-1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .272
 Totals 38 8 18 8 2 6 16  
 Batting
2B - A Gonzalez (19, D Wells); J Gomes (11, C Harville); C Crawford (33, J Papelbon).
HR - J Cantu (26, 6th inning off J Papelbon 1 on, 0 Out).
S - T Hall.
SF - T Hall.
RBI - A Huff 2 (86), A Gonzalez (35), T Hall (47), D Hollins (45), J Cantu 2 (107), J Gomes (48).
2-out RBI - D Hollins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 2, J Cantu 2, E Perez 1.
GIDP - J Lugo.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - C Crawford (45, 2nd base off C Bradford/J Varitek).
CS - A Huff (5, 2nd base by C Harville/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - J Lugo (23, throw).
DP - 3 (J Lugo-J Cantu-E Perez, A Gonzalez-J Cantu-E Perez, T Hall-J Lugo).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Wells 2.2 10 4 4 2 1 0 4.49
C. Harville (L, 0-1) 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.35
C. Hansen 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
J. Papelbon 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 3.21
C. Bradford 1.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.98
M. Myers 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.51
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Hendrickson (W, 10-7) 6.1 8 6 6 3 2 0 6.14
T. Miller 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.43
J. Colome (H, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.03
J. Borowski (H, 19) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
D. Baez (S, 38) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.90
WP - D Wells.
Pitches-strikes - D Wells 76-48; C Harville 19-12; C Hansen 19-13; J Papelbon 25-18; C Bradford 24-17; M Myers 11-7; M Hendrickson 104-71; T Miller 1-1; J Colome 14-7; J Borowski 12-8; D Baez 15-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Wells 4-3; C Harville 1-2; C Hansen 0-1; J Papelbon 0-1; C Bradford 4-0; M Myers 0-0; M Hendrickson 11-6; T Miller 0-0; J Colome 0-1; J Borowski 1-0; D Baez 2-0.
Batters faced - D Wells 20; C Harville 5; C Hansen 3; J Papelbon 5; C Bradford 7; M Myers 2; M Hendrickson 29; T Miller 1; J Colome 3; J Borowski 3; D Baez 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Bruce Froemming. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 3:32.
Attendance: 16,124.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
BOSTON'S TROT NIXON WAS SCRATCHED FROM TONIGHT'S STARTING LINEUP DUE TO AN ILLNESS. ADAM HYZDU WILL START IN HIS PLACE.
THE TWO-RUN HOME RUN BY TAMPA BAY'S JORGE CANTU IN THE SIXTH INNING GIVES HIM 107 RBI ON THE SEASON, TYING THE FRANCHISE RECORD SET BY AUBREY HUFF IN 2003.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 20, 2005 5:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Cantu J. Cantu
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI