Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 9 1
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 3 X 8 12 2
WP: C. Fossum (6-4) S: B. Meadows (8)
LP: D. Wells (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- M. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Crisp scored
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- J. Cantu singled to left, D. Hollins scored, C. Crawford out at third
- G. Norton singled to center, J. Cantu scored, J. Gomes to second
- B.J. Upton singled to center, J. Gomes scored, G. Norton to second
- J. Paul singled to left, G. Norton scored, B.J. Upton to third
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- G. Norton homered to deep left
Top 7th: Boston
- C. Crisp doubled to left, W. Pena scored
Top 8th: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center, D. Ortiz scored
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- J. Paul doubled to deep right, G. Norton and B.J. Upton scored, J. Paul to third advancing on throw
- B. Zobrist hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Paul scored
Top 9th: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to deep right, M. Loretta scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .281
M. Loretta 2b 5 1 3 0 0 1 2 .307
D. Ortiz 1b 4 1 2 1 1 1 3 .291
M. Ramirez dh 4 1 2 3 0 0 3 .319
K. Youkilis 3b 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .293
J. Lopez c 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .257
W. Pena lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .310
G. Kapler rf 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .265
A. Gonzalez ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .284
 Totals 35 5 9 5 4 7 20  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp 2 (15, C Fossum, S Camp); M Loretta (25, B Meadows).
HR - M Ramirez (31, 8th inning off J Switzer 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Ramirez.
RBI - M Ramirez 3 (89), C Crisp (21), D Ortiz (108).
2-out RBI - C Crisp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Loretta 1, A Gonzalez 2, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - D Ortiz, J Lopez.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (14, 2nd base off C Fossum/J Paul), G Kapler (1, 2nd base off C Fossum/J Paul).
 
 Fielding
E - D Ortiz (2, ground ball).
Outfield assists - W Pena (C Crawford at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (A Gonzalez-M Loretta-D Ortiz).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Hollins cf 5 1 3 0 0 2 0 .235
C. Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .306
J. Cantu 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .255
T. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .207
J. Gomes dh 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .215
G. Norton rf 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 .281
B.J. Upton 3b 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .278
J. Paul c 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .257
B. Zobrist ss 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .059
 Totals 34 8 12 8 2 7 9  
 Batting
2B - D Hollins (14, D Wells); J Paul (8, C Hansen).
HR - G Norton (7, 6th inning off D Wells 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - B Zobrist.
RBI - J Cantu (43), G Norton 2 (16), B Upton (2), J Paul 3 (7), B Zobrist (2).
2-out RBI - G Norton, B Upton, J Paul.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Lee 1, B Zobrist 2.
GIDP - C Crawford.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Paul (1, 2nd base off D Wells/J Lopez), G Norton (1, 2nd base off C Hansen/J Lopez).
 
 Fielding
E - B Upton 2 (2, ground ball, throw).
DP - 2 (J Cantu-B Upton-T Lee, B Zobrist-J Cantu-T Lee).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Wells (L, 0-2) 6.0 8 5 1 1 5 1 8.05
J. Tavarez 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.94
C. Hansen 1.0 2 3 3 1 2 0 5.47
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Fossum (W, 6-4) 6.0 3 1 0 1 5 0 4.63
S. Camp 1.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4.33
J. Switzer (H, 4) 0.2 2 2 2 2 0 1 6.32
B. Meadows (S, 8) 1.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.20
WP - S Camp.
HBP - G Kapler 2 (by C Fossum 2).
Pitches-strikes - D Wells 95-70; J Tavarez 9-5; C Hansen 26-16; C Fossum 88-56; S Camp 18-14; J Switzer 31-17; B Meadows 22-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Wells 9-4; J Tavarez 2-1; C Hansen 0-1; C Fossum 7-6; S Camp 1-0; J Switzer 1-1; B Meadows 4-0.
Batters faced - D Wells 27; J Tavarez 4; C Hansen 6; C Fossum 24; S Camp 5; J Switzer 6; B Meadows 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 30,603.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 21 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE EIGHTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 6, 2006 12:25 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Paul J. Paul
3-4
3 RBI