Boston 6, Baltimore 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(78-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 6 11 1
Baltimore 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 2
WP: K. Foulke (3-1) S: M. Timlin (5)
LP: R. Lopez (9-16)
(63-83)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz safe at first on second baseman B. Roberts' fielding error, K. Youkilis scored
Top 4th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to left, D. Ortiz scored, W. Pena to second
- T. Nixon grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, W. Pena scored, M. Lowell to third, J. Varitek out at second
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- K. Millar singled to left, N. Markakis scored, M. Tejada to third, R. Hernandez to second
- M. Tejada scored, R. Hernandez to third, K. Millar to second on wild pitch
- J. Fiorentino singled to right, R. Hernandez and K. Millar scored, C. Gomez to second, C. Gomez to third advancing on throw
- B. Roberts doubled to deep left center, C. Gomez scored, J. Fiorentino to third
Top 7th: Boston
- J. Varitek doubled to deep right, D. Ortiz scored
Top 8th: Boston
- M. Loretta singled to right, C. Crisp scored, K. Youkilis to second
Top 9th: Boston
- M. Loretta singled to left, G. Kapler scored, T. Nixon to third, A. Cora to second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis lf 5 1 2 0 1 1 3 .283
M. Loretta 1b 6 0 2 2 0 0 2 .293
D. Ortiz dh 2 2 0 1 4 0 3 .282
W. Pena cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .310
    K. Huckaby c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 1 1 1 0 4 .287
J. Varitek c 4 0 3 1 1 0 3 .245
    G. Kapler pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253
T. Nixon rf 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .281
D. Pedroia 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .122
A. Gonzalez ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .255
    E. Hinske ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
    C. Crisp pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265
    A. Cora ss 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254
 Totals 37 6 11 5 9 5 26  
 Batting
2B - K Youkilis (39, A Loewen); J Varitek (18, J Hoey).
S - D Pedroia.
RBI - D Ortiz (128), M Lowell (70), J Varitek (53), M Loretta 2 (55).
2-out RBI - J Varitek, M Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Loretta 1, J Varitek 2, T Nixon 1, D Ortiz 2, M Lowell 2, A Gonzalez 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia, T Nixon.
Team LOB - 15.
 Fielding
E - D Pedroia (2, line drive).
DP - 1 (A Cora-D Pedroia-M Loretta).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .291
M. Mora 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .277
N. Markakis rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 .304
M. Tejada ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .329
R. Hernandez c 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .272
K. Millar dh 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .260
D. Newhan cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
C. Gomez 1b 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .289
J. Fiorentino lf 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .333
 Totals 38 5 11 4 3 5 11  
 Batting
2B - C Gomez (6, L DiNardo); B Roberts (31, L DiNardo); M Mora (24, M Timlin).
RBI - K Millar (54), J Fiorentino 2 (5), B Roberts (52).
2-out RBI - J Fiorentino 2, B Roberts.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 1, M Mora 2, D Newhan 1.
GIDP - R Hernandez.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - B Roberts (7, ground ball); M Tejada (17, ground ball).
DP - 2 (M Tejada-B Roberts-C Gomez, B Roberts-M Tejada-C Gomez).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. DiNardo 3.2 7 5 5 1 0 0 7.94
M. Burns 2.1 2 0 0 0 3 0 1.69
C. Hansen 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.97
K. Foulke (W, 3-1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.02
M. Timlin (S, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.47
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Loewen 5.1 6 3 3 3 2 0 5.31
C. Britton (H, 4) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.58
J. Hoey (H, 2) 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 11.88
B. Burres (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.00
T. Williams (H, 11) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.72
C. Ray (BS, 4) 0.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.91
R. Lopez (L, 9-16) 0.2 1 1 1 3 1 0 5.88
B. Chen 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.54
WP - L DiNardo.
IBB - A Cora (by R Lopez), M Tejada (by M Timlin).
HBP - D Pedroia (by A Loewen).
Pitches-strikes - L DiNardo 61-39; M Burns 45-32; C Hansen 12-7; K Foulke 10-7; M Timlin 11-5; A Loewen 95-56; C Britton 21-12; J Hoey 18-9; B Burres 4-4; T Williams 6-4; C Ray 22-12; R Lopez 24-10; B Chen 5-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - L DiNardo 7-4; M Burns 2-2; C Hansen 1-1; K Foulke 1-1; M Timlin 2-1; A Loewen 10-4; C Britton 0-1; J Hoey 1-1; B Burres 0-0; T Williams 1-0; C Ray 0-2; R Lopez 1-0; B Chen 0-1.
Batters faced - L DiNardo 19; M Burns 10; C Hansen 4; K Foulke 4; M Timlin 4; A Loewen 25; C Britton 4; J Hoey 4; B Burres 1; T Williams 2; C Ray 5; R Lopez 6; B Chen 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Ron Kulpa.
Time: 3:21. (Plus wet grounds delay totaling 20 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 27,741.
Weather: 71 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO WET GROUNDS.

Updated on Friday, Sep 15, 2006 5:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
3-4
1 RBI
 Baltimore
J. Fiorentino J. Fiorentino
2-4
2 RBI