Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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Boston 3 0 4 3 3 0 2 0 0 15 21 0
Tampa Bay 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
WP: C. Schilling (7-8)
LP: S. McClung (6-11)
(63-89)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- J. Damon singled to left
- E. Renteria flied out to center
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right, J. Damon scored
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
- T. Nixon struck out swinging
- J. Varitek singled to center
- J. Olerud struck out looking

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 0

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- J. Lugo lined out to right
- C. Crawford flied out to left
- J. Cantu homered to deep left
- A. Huff doubled to deep left
- D. Hollins struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 2nd: Boston
- B. Mueller grounded out to pitcher
- A. Cora grounded out to third
- J. Damon grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- A. Gonzalez lined out to left
- T. Lee struck out swinging
- T. Hall singled to right
- J. Gathright struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1

  Top 3rd: Boston
- E. Renteria walked
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center, E. Renteria scored
- M. Ramirez singled to right
- T. Nixon homered to deep right, M. Ramirez scored
- D. Brazelton relieved S. McClung
- J. Varitek singled to right
- J. Olerud flied out to center
- B. Mueller grounded into fielder's choice, J. Varitek out at second
- A. Cora popped out to shallow left

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- J. Lugo grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crawford singled to center
- C. Crawford to second on wild pitch
- J. Cantu hit sacrifice fly to deep center, C. Crawford scored
- A. Huff flied out to deep left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 4th: Boston
- J. Damon struck out swinging
- E. Renteria flied out to center
- D. Ortiz singled to center
- M. Ramirez singled to right center, D. Ortiz to third
- T. Nixon singled to center, D. Ortiz scored, M. Ramirez to second
- M. Ramirez to third on wild pitch
- J. Varitek singled to center, M. Ramirez scored, T. Nixon to third
- J. Olerud singled to right, T. Nixon scored, J. Varitek to second
- B. Mueller walked, J. Varitek to third, J. Olerud to second
- J. Beimel relieved D. Brazelton
- A. Cora fouled out to third

3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Boston 10, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- D. Hollins fouled out to first
- A. Gonzalez popped out to shortstop
- T. Lee flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 10, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 5th: Boston
- P. LaForest catching
- J. Damon grounded out to third
- E. Renteria flied out to center
- D. Ortiz singled to right
- M. Ramirez homered to deep left, D. Ortiz scored
- T. Nixon tripled to deep right
- J. Varitek singled to center, T. Nixon scored
- J. Olerud walked, J. Varitek to second
- B. Mueller singled to left, J. Varitek to third, J. Olerud to second
- A. Cora flied out to center

3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Boston 13, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- P. LaForest fouled out to third
- J. Gathright singled to shortstop
- E. Munson hit for J. Lugo
- E. Munson popped out to shortstop
- J. Gomes hit for C. Crawford
- J. Gomes struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 13, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 6th: Boston
- E. Munson at third
- J. Gomes in right field
- N. Green at second
- D. Hollins in left field
- A. Gonzalez at shortstop
- T. Corcoran relieved J. Beimel
- J. Damon grounded out to third
- E. Renteria grounded out to shortstop
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 13, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- A. Hyzdu in center field
- A. Machado in left field
- N. Green struck out swinging
- A. Huff grounded out to second
- D. Hollins struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 13, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 7th: Boston
- A. Hyzdu flied out to right center
- T. Nixon singled to right
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- J. Olerud walked, T. Nixon to second
- B. Mueller singled to shortstop, T. Nixon to third, J. Olerud to second
- A. Cora singled to left, J. Olerud and T. Nixon scored, B. Mueller to second
- A. Machado grounded out to second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- A. Machado at second
- H. Ramirez at shortstop
- R. Petagine in left field
- A. Cora at third
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to shortstop
- T. Lee singled to right
- P. LaForest walked, T. Lee to second
- J. Gathright struck out swinging
- E. Munson flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 8th: Boston
- H. Ramirez struck out swinging
- D. Mirabelli hit for D. Ortiz
- D. Mirabelli grounded out to shortstop
- A. Hyzdu flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- D. Mirabelli at designated hitter
- K. Shoppach catching
- M. Delcarmen relieved C. Schilling
- J. Gomes struck out looking
- N. Green hit by pitch
- A. Huff struck out swinging
- D. Hollins struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 9th: Boston
- T. Nixon flied out to left center
- K. Shoppach popped out to first
- J. Olerud walked
- R. Petagine grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- L. DiNardo relieved M. Delcarmen
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging
- E. Perez hit for T. Lee
- E. Perez grounded out to third
- P. LaForest struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
4-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Cantu J. Cantu
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI