Boston 8, Philadelphia 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(25-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 8 12 1
Philadelphia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 8 1
WP: J. Beckett (6-1)
LP: B. Myers (2-2)
(22-20)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Philadelphia
- C. Utley homered to deep right
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Beckett singled to center, A. Gonzalez scored
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Beckett scored
- T. Nixon singled to right, M. Loretta and K. Youkilis scored, M. Ramirez to second
Top 7th: Boston
- J. Beckett homered to deep left center
- M. Loretta hit sacrifice fly to left center, K. Youkilis scored
Top 8th: Boston
- A. Gonzalez homered to deep center, W. Harris scored
Bot 8th: Philadelphia
- R. Howard homered to deep left, C. Utley and B. Abreu scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis 3b 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 .312
M. Loretta 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .292
D. Ortiz 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .269
    J.T. Snow 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .227
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .292
    M. Timlin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
T. Nixon rf 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .304
J. Varitek c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241
W. Pena cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .316
    W. Harris pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .136
A. Gonzalez ss 4 2 1 2 0 0 1 .202
J. Beckett p 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .500
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Mohr lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
 Totals 37 8 12 8 1 5 8  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (10, R Madson).
3B - K Youkilis (1, B Myers).
HR - J Beckett (1, 7th inning off B Myers 0 on, 1 Out), A Gonzalez (2, 8th inning off A Fultz 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Loretta , D Ortiz.
RBI - J Beckett 2 (2), D Ortiz (38), T Nixon 2 (20), M Loretta (19), A Gonzalez 2 (14).
2-out RBI - T Nixon 2, A Gonzalez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 1, W Pena 2.
GIDP - A Gonzalez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - J Snow (1, ground ball).
 Philadelphia
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Rollins ss 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .240
C. Utley 2b 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 .299
B. Abreu rf 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 .273
R. Howard 1b 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 .295
P. Burrell lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .273
S. Victorino cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .359
D. Bell 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .277
C. Ruiz c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .160
    D. Dellucci ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
    S. Fasano c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
B. Myers p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .050
    R. Madson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
    A. Nunez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .184
    A. Fultz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Gonzalez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111
    G. Geary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
 Totals 36 4 8 4 3 6 11  
 Batting
HR - C Utley (9, 3rd inning off J Beckett 0 on, 2 Out), R Howard (13, 8th inning off J Beckett 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Utley (29), R Howard 3 (33).
2-out RBI - C Utley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Gonzalez 1, B Abreu 1, R Howard 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Rollins (7, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - J Rollins (3, throw).
DP - 1 (D Bell-C Utley-R Howard).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 6-1) 7.0 6 4 3 3 4 2 4.19
J. Tavarez 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.02
M. Timlin 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.96
 Philadelphia
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Myers (L, 2-2) 6.1 8 6 2 1 3 1 2.75
R. Madson 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.95
A. Fultz 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 4.38
G. Geary 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.75
Pitches-strikes - J Beckett 106-63; J Tavarez 20-12; M Timlin 9-9; B Myers 107-68; R Madson 10-5; A Fultz 24-15; G Geary 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Beckett 9-8; J Tavarez 1-1; M Timlin 0-2; B Myers 6-10; R Madson 0-2; A Fultz 1-1; G Geary 1-1.
Batters faced - J Beckett 31; J Tavarez 5; M Timlin 3; B Myers 28; R Madson 3; A Fultz 5; G Geary 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Brian Onora. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 44,809.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 19 mph, out to right.

Updated on Sunday, May 21, 2006 4:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Beckett J. Beckett
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Philadelphia
R. Howard R. Howard
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI