Texas 5, Boston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(33-47)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 11 0
Boston 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
WP: R. Mahay (1-0) S: E. Gagne (9)
LP: J. Beckett (11-2)
(49-30)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to right, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to second
- M. Lowell hit sacrifice fly to left, K. Youkilis scored
Bot 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, A. Cora scored
Top 4th: Texas
- M. Byrd singled to right, S. Sosa scored, F. Catalanotto to third
- B. Wilkerson doubled to deep center, M. Byrd and F. Catalanotto scored
- K. Lofton singled to right, B. Wilkerson scored, R. Vazquez to second
Top 5th: Texas
- S. Sosa homered to deep left
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 .304
J. Hairston Jr. 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .239
    T. Metcalf 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .206
M. Young ss 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 .291
S. Sosa dh 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 .255
F. Catalanotto lf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .210
M. Byrd rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .375
B. Wilkerson 1b 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .219
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .230
R. Vazquez 3b-2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .240
 Totals 38 5 11 5 1 9 10  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (13, J Beckett); B Wilkerson (8, J Beckett); F Catalanotto (6, J Beckett).
HR - S Sosa (14, 5th inning off J Beckett 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Byrd (22), B Wilkerson 2 (29), K Lofton (19), S Sosa (63).
2-out RBI - K Lofton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Wilkerson 1, R Vazquez 1, J Hairston Jr 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Young-J Hairston Jr-B Wilkerson, G Laird-R Vazquez).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .319
    J. Lugo pr-ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
K. Youkilis 1b 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 .326
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 1 1 1 3 2 .318
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286
J.D. Drew rf 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .259
M. Lowell 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 5 .297
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .261
A. Cora ss-2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .283
J. Ellsbury cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
 Totals 31 4 8 4 7 8 18  
 Batting
2B - A Cora (4, R Tejeda); J Drew (12, R Mahay); D Pedroia (19, A Otsuka).
3B - A Cora (5, R Tejeda).
HR - K Youkilis (9, 2nd inning off R Tejeda 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Lowell.
RBI - D Ortiz (49), M Lowell (55), K Youkilis 2 (43).
2-out RBI - K Youkilis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, A Cora 1, M Lowell 2.
GIDP - D Pedroia.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - J Lugo (1, 3rd base by A Otsuka/G Laird), K Youkilis (1, 2nd base by R Tejeda/G Laird).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Tejeda 4.0 5 4 4 6 4 1 6.69
R. Mahay (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.33
J. Benoit (H, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.43
A. Otsuka (H, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.56
E. Gagne (S, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.17
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (L, 11-2) 5.0 10 5 5 0 4 1 3.38
J. Lopez 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.20
K. Snyder 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.48
M. Timlin 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.89
WP - R Tejeda.
IBB - J Drew (by R Tejeda).
HBP - M Ramirez (by R Tejeda).
Pitches-strikes - R Tejeda 101-49; R Mahay 38-23; J Benoit 18-13; A Otsuka 8-5; E Gagne 16-11; J Beckett 92-67; J Lopez 17-9; K Snyder 26-17; M Timlin 9-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Tejeda 5-2; R Mahay 2-2; J Benoit 1-1; A Otsuka 2-0; E Gagne 1-1; J Beckett 9-2; J Lopez 2-0; K Snyder 1-2; M Timlin 0-2.
Batters faced - R Tejeda 22; R Mahay 8; J Benoit 4; A Otsuka 3; E Gagne 3; J Beckett 25; J Lopez 4; K Snyder 7; M Timlin 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 36,747.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, in from left.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 30, 2007 10:30 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
S. Sosa S. Sosa
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Boston
K. Youkilis K. Youkilis
1-2, 1 HR
2 RBI