Boston 6, Cleveland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(60-39)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 14 0
Cleveland 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
WP: J. Lester (1-0) S: M. Delcarmen (1)
LP: J. Westbrook (1-6)
(58-41)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- M. Ramirez doubled to deep left, C. Crisp and D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to third
- J.D. Drew singled to center, K. Youkilis scored, M. Ramirez to third
- M. Lowell grounded into double play third to second to first, M. Ramirez scored, J.D. Drew out at second
Top 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to right, C. Crisp scored
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right, J. Barfield scored
Top 9th: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to right center, C. Crisp scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 3 4 0 0 0 1 .284
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .325
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 .312
M. Ramirez dh 4 1 2 2 1 2 3 .298
J.D. Drew rf 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .252
M. Lowell 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .305
J. Varitek c 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .267
E. Hinske lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .211
J. Lugo ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .225
 Totals 37 6 14 5 5 5 20  
 Batting
2B - M Ramirez (22, J Westbrook); C Crisp (15, J Westbrook).
RBI - M Ramirez 2 (60), J Drew (38), K Youkilis (48), D Pedroia (30).
2-out RBI - K Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Lowell 2, J Lugo 1.
GIDP - M Lowell, D Pedroia, J Drew.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - M Lowell (2, 2nd base by J Westbrook/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis, J Lugo-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .272
J. Michaels lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .277
C. Blake 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .275
T. Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .260
R. Garko 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .321
J. Peralta ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .281
F. Gutierrez rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .302
    T. Nixon ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
K. Shoppach c 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .309
    B. Francisco ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
J. Barfield 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .256
 Totals 31 2 6 2 3 9 12  
 Batting
2B - R Garko (17, J Lester).
HR - G Sizemore (18, 3rd inning off J Lester 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - G Sizemore 2 (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Sizemore 2.
GIDP - J Peralta, F Gutierrez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - C Blake (10, throw).
PB - K Shoppach.
DP - 3 (C Blake-J Barfield-R Garko, J Barfield-J Peralta-R Garko, R Garko-J Peralta-R Garko).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lester (W, 1-0) 6.0 5 2 2 3 6 1 3.00
M. Timlin (H, 4) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.31
J. Lopez (H, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.29
M. Delcarmen (S, 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.56
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Westbrook (L, 1-6) 6.0 10 5 5 4 1 0 6.20
J. Lewis 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.69
J. Stanford 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.12
T. Mastny 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4.43
HBP - R Garko (by J Lester).
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 96-55; M Timlin 19-13; J Lopez 4-3; M Delcarmen 16-12; J Westbrook 112-65; J Lewis 24-15; J Stanford 17-10; T Mastny 18-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 7-5; M Timlin 0-3; J Lopez 0-0; M Delcarmen 2-1; J Westbrook 15-1; J Lewis 0-2; J Stanford 1-2; T Mastny 0-0.
Batters faced - J Lester 25; M Timlin 5; J Lopez 1; M Delcarmen 4; J Westbrook 28; J Lewis 5; J Stanford 5; T Mastny 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 32,439.
Weather: 72 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 11 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND FIRST BASEMAN RYAN GARKO DOUBLED IN THE FOURTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES.
BOSTON SHORTSTOPJULIO LUGO SINGLED IN THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STEAK TO 13 GAMES.

Updated on Monday, Jul 23, 2007 10:32 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
C. Crisp C. Crisp
4-5
 Cleveland
G. Sizemore G. Sizemore
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI