Boston 6, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(13-14)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 4 8 3
Boston 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 X 6 13 0
WP: J. Beckett (6-0) S: M. Timlin (1)
LP: J. Marshall (1-1)
(17-9)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded into fielder's choice, J. Lugo scored, K. Youkilis out at second
Bot 4th: Boston
- J. Lugo singled to center, C. Crisp scored
Top 5th: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to center, M. Piazza and D. Johnson scored
Top 6th: Oakland
- D. Johnson singled to right, S. Stewart scored, M. Piazza to second
Bot 6th: Boston
- A. Cora grounded out to shortstop, J. Varitek scored, C. Crisp to third
- J. Lugo hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Crisp scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- A. Cora singled to center, M. Lowell scored, A. Cora to second advancing on throw
Bot 8th: Boston
- J.D. Drew singled to deep right, K. Youkilis scored, D. Ortiz to third, J.D. Drew to third on right fielder D. Putnam's fielding error, D. Ortiz out at home
Top 9th: Oakland
- T. Walker singled to right, B. Crosby scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .243
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .244
E. Chavez 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
M. Piazza dh 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .282
    N. Swisher ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
D. Johnson 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .333
B. Crosby ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .227
D. Putnam rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .150
J. Kendall c 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .184
R. Langerhans cf 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
    T. Walker ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 34 4 8 4 3 9 15  
 Batting
2B - D Johnson (2, J Beckett).
RBI - J Kendall 2 (7), D Johnson (5), T Walker (4).
2-out RBI - J Kendall 2, D Johnson, T Walker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, B Crosby 1.
GIDP - N Swisher.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - R Langerhans (1, line drive); J Kendall (1, throw); D Putnam (1, bobble).
Outfield assists - R Langerhans (D Ortiz at Home).
DP - 1 (M Ellis-B Crosby-D Johnson).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .245
K. Youkilis 1b 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .293
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 2 1 1 0 3 .310
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 2 0 1 1 3 .227
J.D. Drew rf 5 0 1 1 0 1 6 .274
M. Lowell 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .309
J. Varitek c 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .240
C. Crisp cf 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .250
A. Cora 2b 4 0 1 2 0 0 3 .345
 Totals 35 6 13 6 5 3 21  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (9, C Gaudin); C Crisp (4, J Marshall).
SF - J Lugo.
RBI - D Ortiz (23), J Lugo 2 (11), A Cora 2 (9), J Drew (9).
2-out RBI - J Lugo, A Cora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 1, A Cora 1, D Ortiz 1, M Lowell 3, J Drew 2, J Lugo 1.
GIDP - J Drew.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - J Lugo (9, 2nd base off C Gaudin/J Kendall).
CS - M Lowell (1, 2nd base by K Calero).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Lowell-A Cora-K Youkilis).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Gaudin 5.0 8 3 2 2 2 0 2.70
J. Marshall (L, 1-1; BS, 1) 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.25
K. Calero 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6.17
A. Embree 1.1 3 1 1 1 1 0 4.15
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 6-0) 7.0 6 3 3 2 7 0 2.72
H. Okajima (H, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.61
M. Timlin (S, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.23
BALK - C Gaudin.
HBP - K Youkilis (by J Marshall).
Pitches-strikes - C Gaudin 89-50; J Marshall 23-10; K Calero 17-8; A Embree 28-19; J Beckett 103-65; H Okajima 20-11; M Timlin 19-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Gaudin 8-5; J Marshall 1-1; K Calero 1-2; A Embree 1-1; J Beckett 8-6; H Okajima 2-0; M Timlin 1-1.
Batters faced - C Gaudin 25; J Marshall 5; K Calero 5; A Embree 7; J Beckett 29; H Okajima 3; M Timlin 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 3:11.
Attendance: 37,006.
Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND DESIGNATED HITTER MIKE PIAZZA LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT SHOULDER INJURY.

Updated on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 10:20 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
D. Johnson D. Johnson
2-4
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-4
1 RBI