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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- J. Damon doubled to deep right
- E. Renteria grounded out to second, J. Damon to third
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Damon scored
- M. Ramirez grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- J. Lugo grounded out to third
- C. Crawford singled to right
- J. Cantu singled to center, C. Crawford to second
- J. Gomes grounded into fielder's choice, C. Crawford to third, J. Cantu out at second
- E. Perez struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Varitek safe at first on shortstop J. Lugo's throwing error
- K. Millar grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Varitek out at second
- B. Mueller grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- A. Huff lined out to center
- A. Gonzalez singled to center
- T. Hall singled to second, A. Gonzalez to second
- D. Hollins flied out to left
- J. Lugo walked, A. Gonzalez to third, T. Hall to second
- C. Crawford grounded out to first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 0

  Top 3rd: Boston
- T. Graffanino singled to center
- A. Hyzdu singled to left, T. Graffanino to second
- J. Damon flied out to deep right, T. Graffanino to third
- E. Renteria hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Graffanino scored
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- A. Cora at second
- J. Cantu grounded out to shortstop
- J. Gomes singled to shortstop
- J. Gomes to second on wild pitch
- E. Perez singled to left, J. Gomes to third
- 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
- J. Lugo singled to center, D. Hollins to second
- C. Crawford walked, D. Hollins to third, J. Lugo to second
- C. Harville relieved D. Wells
- J. Cantu fouled out to first

4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 4

  Top 4th: Boston
- M. Ramirez flied out to right
- J. Varitek grounded out to shortstop
- K. Millar walked
- B. Mueller walked, K. Millar to second
- A. Cora tripled to deep right center, B. Mueller and K. Millar scored
- A. Hyzdu grounded out to third

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 4

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- J. Gomes doubled to center
- E. Perez singled to shortstop, J. Gomes to third
- A. Huff grounded into fielder's choice, J. Gomes scored, E. Perez out at second
- A. Huff caught stealing, catcher to second
- A. Gonzalez flied out to right

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 5th: Boston
- J. Damon singled to right
- E. Renteria flied out to deep left
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Ramirez flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- C. Hansen relieved C. Harville
- T. Hall struck out swinging
- D. Hollins popped out to shallow left center
- J. Lugo struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 6th: Boston
- J. Varitek walked
- K. Millar grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Varitek out at second
- B. Mueller singled to right
- A. Cora grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Papelbon relieved C. Hansen
- C. Crawford doubled to center
- J. Cantu homered to deep left, C. Crawford scored
- J. Gomes struck out swinging
- E. Perez struck out swinging
- A. Huff flied out to center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 7

  Top 7th: Boston
- A. Hyzdu singled to center
- J. Damon grounded into fielder's choice, A. Hyzdu out at second
- E. Renteria singled to left, J. Damon to second
- T. Miller relieved M. Hendrickson
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep right center, J. Damon and E. Renteria scored
- J. Colome relieved T. Miller
- M. Ramirez struck out looking
- J. Varitek walked
- K. Millar flied out to left

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 6, Tampa Bay 7

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- C. Bradford relieved J. Papelbon
- A. Gonzalez singled to third
- T. Hall sacrificed to pitcher, A. Gonzalez to second
- T. Lee hit for D. Hollins
- T. Lee singled to second, A. Gonzalez to third
- J. Lugo grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, T. Lee out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 6, Tampa Bay 7

  Top 8th: Boston
- J. Gathright in center field
- T. Lee at first
- J. Borowski relieved J. Colome
- B. Mueller grounded out to first
- A. Cora singled to second
- J. Olerud hit for A. Hyzdu
- J. Olerud struck out swinging, A. Cora caught stealing, catcher to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 6, Tampa Bay 7

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- A. Machado in right field
- J. Olerud at first
- C. Crawford singled to left
- C. Crawford stole second
- J. Cantu grounded out to third, C. Crawford to third
- J. Gomes safe at first on E. Renteria's fielding error, C. Crawford scored, J. Gomes to second
- M. Myers relieved C. Bradford
- J. Gathright struck out swinging
- A. Huff singled to left, J. Gomes out at home

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Boston 6, Tampa Bay 8

  Top 9th: Boston
- D. Baez relieved J. Borowski
- J. Damon grounded out to first
- E. Renteria grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
- M. Ramirez struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, Tampa Bay 8
 
 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