Boston 7, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(60-38)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 10 0
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 7 0
WP: J. Beckett (13-5)
LP: B. Zito (10-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Boston
- A. Gonzalez homered to deep left
- M. Ramirez homered to deep right, M. Loretta and K. Youkilis scored
Top 4th: Boston
- C. Crisp doubled to center, M. Lowell scored, W. Pena to third
- K. Youkilis hit sacrifice fly to deep left, W. Pena scored, C. Crisp to third
Top 5th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center
Bot 5th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Oakland
- M. Bradley singled to right, J. Kendall scored, M. Kotsay to third
- F. Thomas grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Kotsay scored, M. Bradley out at second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .292
M. Loretta 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .306
D. Ortiz dh 5 1 2 1 0 3 3 .283
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 .312
    G. Kapler lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .243
M. Lowell 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .292
W. Pena rf 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .317
    T. Nixon ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298
C. Crisp cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .260
A. Gonzalez ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .276
 Totals 36 7 10 7 1 8 12  
 Batting
2B - M Lowell (34, B Zito); C Crisp (12, B Zito).
HR - A Gonzalez (8, 3rd inning off B Zito 0 on, 1 Out), M Ramirez (27, 3rd inning off B Zito 2 on, 2 Out), D Ortiz (34, 5th inning off B Zito 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - K Youkilis.
RBI - A Gonzalez (33), M Ramirez 3 (76), C Crisp (18), K Youkilis (47), D Ortiz (95).
2-out RBI - M Ramirez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, M Loretta 1, D Ortiz 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (A Gonzalez-K Youkilis, A Gonzalez-M Loretta-K Youkilis, M Lowell-M Loretta-K Youkilis).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 .272
M. Kotsay cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .254
M. Bradley rf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .282
F. Thomas dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .241
J. Payton lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
N. Swisher 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .255
B. Crosby ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .231
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .219
 Totals 31 3 7 2 4 6 12  
 Batting
HR - N Swisher (22, 5th inning off J Beckett 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - N Swisher (56), M Bradley (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Thomas 1, M Kotsay 2, N Swisher 1.
GIDP - M Ellis, F Thomas, J Payton.
Team LOB - 6.
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 13-5) 6.0 5 3 3 2 4 1 4.77
C. Hansen 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.34
M. Timlin 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.65
J. Papelbon 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.53
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (L, 10-7) 5.0 9 7 7 1 4 3 3.52
C. Gaudin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.40
B. Halsey 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.68
K. Calero 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.92
H. Street 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.84
WP - H Street.
HBP - W Pena (by B Zito); M Ellis (by C Hansen).
Pitches-strikes - J Beckett 96-60; C Hansen 27-15; M Timlin 16-9; J Papelbon 11-9; B Zito 96-57; C Gaudin 19-15; B Halsey 10-6; K Calero 10-8; H Street 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Beckett 9-5; C Hansen 2-1; M Timlin 2-1; J Papelbon 0-1; B Zito 3-8; C Gaudin 1-2; B Halsey 0-2; K Calero 1-1; H Street 0-1.
Batters faced - J Beckett 23; C Hansen 6; M Timlin 4; J Papelbon 3; B Zito 26; C Gaudin 3; B Halsey 3; K Calero 3; H Street 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Ed Montague.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 33,370.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Tuesday, Jul 25, 2006 12:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Oakland
M. Bradley M. Bradley
2-4
1 RBI