Boston 2, Detroit 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(24-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Boston 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 2 6 0
WP: J. Tavarez (2-4) S: J. Papelbon (11)
LP: Z. Miner (0-1)
(27-12)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- M. Ramirez singled to center, C. Crisp scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to right, J. Lugo scored, D. Ortiz to third
Top 5th: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to center, C. Monroe scored, B. Inge to second
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .272
P. Polanco 2b 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .327
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .243
M. Ordonez rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333
C. Guillen ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .309
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .246
S. Casey 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
C. Monroe lf 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .242
B. Inge 3b 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .227
 Totals 30 1 4 1 4 6 10  
 Batting
RBI - P Polanco (19).
2-out RBI - P Polanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Sheffield 1, M Ordonez 2.
GIDP - I Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - C Guillen (8, ground ball).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 .252
C. Crisp cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .232
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .306
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 .255
K. Youkilis 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .338
M. Lowell 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .317
E. Hinske rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .194
    W. Pena ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .256
D. Mirabelli c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .219
A. Cora 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .370
 Totals 31 2 6 2 1 8 11  
 Batting
RBI - M Ramirez (25), K Youkilis (19).
2-out RBI - M Ramirez, K Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Mirabelli 2, M Lowell 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Lugo-A Cora-K Youkilis).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Miner (L, 0-1) 5.1 6 2 1 1 3 0 1.69
T. Byrdak 2.0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.00
J. Mesa 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.57
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Tavarez (W, 2-4) 7.0 4 1 1 4 3 0 5.59
H. Okajima (H, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.46
J. Papelbon (S, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.26
WP - T Byrdak.
Pitches-strikes - Z Miner 99-63; T Byrdak 30-19; J Mesa 13-9; J Tavarez 103-60; H Okajima 13-9; J Papelbon 13-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - Z Miner 5-8; T Byrdak 1-0; J Mesa 0-2; J Tavarez 9-9; H Okajima 0-2; J Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced - Z Miner 24; T Byrdak 6; J Mesa 2; J Tavarez 28; H Okajima 3; J Papelbon 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Dusty Dellinger. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 2:48.
Weather: 47 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
BOSTON FIRST BASEMAN KEVIN YOUKILIS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Thursday, May 17, 2007 3:33 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco P. Polanco
1-3
1 RBI
 Boston
K. Youkilis K. Youkilis
2-4
1 RBI