Seattle 9, Boston 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 3 0 1 3 0 0 1 8 12 0
Seattle 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 9 14 1
WP: J.J. Putz (2-0)
LP: M. Timlin (5-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Seattle
- A. Beltre doubled to deep center, W. Bloomquist and I. Suzuki scored
- E. Perez hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Beltre scored
Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep left, K. Youkilis scored, M. Loretta to third
- M. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop, M. Loretta scored
- J. Varitek doubled to deep left, D. Ortiz scored
Bot 3rd: Seattle
- E. Perez homered to deep left, R. Ibanez scored
Top 5th: Boston
- J. Varitek grounded into fielder's choice, D. Ortiz scored, M. Ramirez out at second
Top 6th: Boston
- M. Loretta singled to left center, A. Gonzalez scored, K. Youkilis to second
- D. Ortiz singled to center, K. Youkilis scored, M. Loretta to second, M. Loretta to third on center fielder A. Jones' fielding error
- M. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Loretta scored
Bot 7th: Seattle
- K. Johjima doubled to left center, R. Sexson scored
- Y. Betancourt singled to left center, K. Johjima scored
Bot 8th: Seattle
- A. Beltre hit an inside the park home run to deep center
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep right
Bot 9th: Seattle
- R. Sexson homered to deep left
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis 1b 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 .292
M. Loretta 2b 4 2 2 1 1 0 3 .305
D. Ortiz dh 5 2 3 2 0 2 1 .281
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .310
J. Varitek c 5 1 2 3 0 1 2 .246
M. Lowell 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .293
C. Crisp cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .260
G. Kapler rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
A. Gonzalez ss 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 .276
 Totals 37 8 12 8 4 9 15  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp 2 (11, J Washburn 2); D Ortiz 2 (18, J Washburn 2); J Varitek (13, J Washburn).
HR - J Varitek (11, 9th inning off J Putz 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Ramirez.
RBI - D Ortiz 2 (94), M Ramirez 2 (73), J Varitek 3 (47), M Loretta (39).
2-out RBI - J Varitek 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Loretta 1, G Kapler 1, M Lowell 1.
GIDP - M Loretta.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (11, 3rd base off J Washburn/K Johjima).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .344
W. Bloomquist 2b 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .246
A. Beltre 3b 5 2 2 3 0 1 5 .263
R. Ibanez lf 5 1 2 0 0 2 0 .274
R. Sexson 1b 5 2 2 1 0 2 3 .227
E. Perez dh 3 1 1 3 0 1 2 .302
K. Johjima c 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .286
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .302
A. Jones cf 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .259
 Totals 37 9 14 9 2 9 17  
 Batting
2B - A Beltre (26, J Lester); R Ibanez 2 (21, J Lester 2); K Johjima (17, M Delcarmen).
HR - E Perez (9, 3rd inning off J Lester 1 on, 2 Out), A Beltre (8, 8th inning off M Timlin 0 on, 2 Out), R Sexson (20, 9th inning off M Timlin 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - E Perez.
RBI - A Beltre 3 (42), E Perez 3 (27), K Johjima (43), Y Betancourt (34), R Sexson (66).
2-out RBI - E Perez 2, K Johjima, Y Betancourt, A Beltre.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Beltre 3, Y Betancourt 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Jones (2, 2nd base off J Lester/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - A Jones (1, bobble).
DP - 1 (A Beltre-W Bloomquist-R Sexson).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lester 5.0 8 5 5 1 4 1 3.04
C. Hansen (H, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.58
M. Delcarmen (BS, 3) 1.0 3 2 2 0 3 0 3.48
M. Timlin (L, 5-1) 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 2 2.72
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Washburn 5.1 8 5 5 3 6 0 4.58
J. Mateo (BS, 3) 1.2 3 2 1 0 0 0 5.02
M. Lowe 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
J.J. Putz (W, 2-0; BS, 4) 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.47
HBP - K Johjima (by J Lester).
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 92-56; C Hansen 21-13; M Delcarmen 26-17; M Timlin 18-13; J Washburn 105-69; J Mateo 21-18; M Lowe 14-7; J Putz 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 4-7; C Hansen 1-1; M Delcarmen 0-0; M Timlin 1-1; J Washburn 4-6; J Mateo 2-3; M Lowe 2-0; J Putz 0-1.
Batters faced - J Lester 25; C Hansen 5; M Delcarmen 6; M Timlin 5; J Washburn 27; J Mateo 8; M Lowe 3; J Putz 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Poncino. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 3:18.
Attendance: 45,975.
Weather: 77 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
SEATTLE SHORTSTOP YUNIESKY BETANCOURT EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SEVENTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 23, 2006 8:00 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Seattle
A. Beltre A. Beltre
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI