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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp safe at first on third baseman B.J. Upton's fielding error
- C. Crisp stole second
- M. Loretta singled to left, C. Crisp to third
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Crisp scored
- K. Youkilis lined out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- D. Hollins struck out swinging
- C. Crawford struck out swinging
- J. Cantu flied out to right

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Lopez struck out looking
- W. Pena struck out swinging
- G. Kapler hit by pitch
- A. Gonzalez fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- T. Lee struck out swinging
- J. Gomes flied out to right
- G. Norton flied out to deep center

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- C. Crisp doubled to deep left
- M. Loretta struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz walked
- M. Ramirez flied out to left
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton grounded out to third
- J. Paul grounded out to third
- B. Zobrist grounded out to third

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- J. Lopez lined out to shortstop
- W. Pena grounded out to shortstop
- G. Kapler hit by pitch
- G. Kapler stole second
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- D. Hollins singled to shallow left
- C. Crawford safe at first on first baseman D. Ortiz's fielding error, D. Hollins to second
- J. Cantu singled to left, D. Hollins scored, C. Crawford out at third
- T. Lee fouled out to catcher
- J. Gomes walked, J. Cantu to second
- 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
- B. Zobrist grounded into fielder's choice, J. Paul out at second

4 runs, 5 hits, 1 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 4

  Top 5th: Boston
- C. Crisp popped out to shallow right
- M. Loretta singled to right
- D. Ortiz grounded into double play second to third to first, M. Loretta out at second

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

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- D. Hollins doubled to left
- C. Crawford struck out swinging
- J. Cantu grounded out to shortstop
- T. Lee grounded out to second

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- M. Ramirez grounded out to first
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging
- J. Lopez grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Gomes grounded out to third
- G. Norton homered to deep left
- B.J. Upton grounded out to shortstop
- J. Paul singled to shallow right
- J. Paul stole second
- B. Zobrist struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 5

  Top 7th: Boston
- S. Camp relieved C. Fossum
- W. Pena safe at first on third baseman B.J. Upton's throwing error, W. Pena to second
- G. Kapler struck out swinging
- W. Pena to third on wild pitch
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging
- C. Crisp doubled to left, W. Pena scored
- M. Loretta grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Tavarez relieved D. Wells
- D. Hollins singled to left
- C. Crawford grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, D. Hollins out at second
- J. Cantu singled to left
- T. Lee flied out to left

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

  Top 8th: Boston
- J. Switzer relieved S. Camp
- D. Ortiz reached on bunt single to third
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center, D. Ortiz scored
- K. Youkilis flied out to right
- J. Lopez grounded out to shortstop
- W. Pena walked
- G. Kapler walked, W. Pena to second
- B. Meadows relieved J. Switzer
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 5

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- C. Hansen relieved J. Tavarez
- J. Gomes struck out looking
- G. Norton singled to left
- G. Norton stole second
- B.J. Upton walked
- 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
- D. Hollins struck out swinging

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 8

  Top 9th: Boston
- C. Crisp grounded out to second
- M. Loretta doubled to left
- D. Ortiz singled to deep right, M. Loretta scored
- M. Ramirez singled to center, D. Ortiz to second
- K. Youkilis walked, D. Ortiz to third, M. Ramirez to second
- J. Lopez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, K. Youkilis out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, Tampa Bay 8
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Ramirez M. Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Paul J. Paul
3-4
3 RBI