Boston 14, Cleveland 9
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(62-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 1 2 5 0 3 2 0 14 17 1
Cleveland 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 0 9 6 1
WP: J. Tavarez (6-8)
LP: C. Lee (5-8)
(59-43)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded into double play shortstop to first, W. Pena scored, J. Lugo out at second
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez homered to deep left center
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Varitek singled to left, M. Ramirez and K. Youkilis scored, J. Varitek to second, M. Lowell to second, M. Lowell to third advancing on throw
Top 5th: Boston
- M. Ramirez doubled to left, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to third
- M. Lowell singled to center, M. Ramirez and D. Ortiz scored, K. Youkilis to second
- C. Crisp singled to left, K. Youkilis scored
- W. Pena doubled to deep center, C. Crisp scored
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- J. Barfield doubled to deep left center, J. Michaels and J. Peralta scored
- G. Sizemore singled to center, J. Barfield scored
- T. Hafner hit by pitch, G. Sizemore scored, C. Blake to third, V. Martinez to second
Top 7th: Boston
- W. Pena homered to deep left center, C. Crisp and J. Varitek scored
Bot 7th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner singled to left, J. Barfield scored, V. Martinez to second
- R. Garko homered to deep right, T. Hafner and V. Martinez scored
Top 8th: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center, D. Ortiz scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 6 0 1 0 0 2 4 .225
D. Pedroia 2b 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 .315
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 .320
M. Ramirez lf 4 4 3 4 1 0 1 .303
K. Youkilis 1b 4 2 0 0 1 0 2 .308
M. Lowell 3b 5 0 3 2 0 1 0 .308
J. Varitek c 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .268
C. Crisp cf 5 2 2 1 0 0 3 .282
W. Pena rf 5 2 4 4 0 0 2 .219
 Totals 43 14 17 13 4 5 16  
 Batting
2B - M Ramirez (23, C Lee); W Pena 2 (7, F Cabrera, J Stanford).
HR - M Ramirez 2 (17, 2nd inning off C Lee 0 on, 0 Out, 8th inning off J Lewis 1 on, 0 Out), W Pena (5, 7th inning off T Mastny 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Ramirez 4 (64), J Varitek 2 (43), M Lowell 2 (73), C Crisp (39), W Pena 4 (16).
2-out RBI - C Crisp, W Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lugo 3, D Pedroia 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia, J Varitek.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Lugo (10, throw).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 5 1 1 1 0 2 1 .274
C. Blake 3b 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .267
V. Martinez c 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 .315
T. Hafner dh 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .256
R. Garko 1b 4 1 1 3 0 0 3 .317
J. Peralta ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .276
J. Michaels lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276
F. Gutierrez rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .301
J. Barfield 2b 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 .252
 Totals 34 9 6 9 4 7 7  
 Batting
2B - J Barfield (15, K Gabbard).
HR - F Gutierrez (7, 3rd inning off K Gabbard 0 on, 1 Out), R Garko (13, 7th inning off J Tavarez 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - F Gutierrez (16), J Barfield 2 (46), G Sizemore (55), T Hafner 2 (66), R Garko 3 (42).
2-out RBI - J Barfield 2, G Sizemore, T Hafner 2, R Garko 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Garko 2.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - J Peralta (15, ground ball).
DP - 2 (J Peralta-R Garko, J Peralta-J Barfield-R Garko).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Gabbard 4.2 4 5 5 3 3 1 3.73
J. Tavarez (W, 6-8) 2.1 2 4 0 1 3 1 5.15
H. Okajima 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.89
J. Lopez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.18
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee (L, 5-8) 4.0 9 8 7 3 1 1 6.38
J. Stanford 2.1 5 3 3 0 1 0 4.78
T. Mastny 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 1 4.79
J. Lewis 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.84
F. Cabrera 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.61
WP - F Cabrera.
HBP - T Hafner (by K Gabbard).
Pitches-strikes - K Gabbard 76-41; J Tavarez 39-27; H Okajima 11-6; J Lopez 11-6; C Lee 78-48; J Stanford 43-31; T Mastny 16-8; J Lewis 18-11; F Cabrera 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Gabbard 5-6; J Tavarez 2-2; H Okajima 0-2; J Lopez 2-1; C Lee 7-4; J Stanford 4-2; T Mastny 0-1; J Lewis 2-0; F Cabrera 1-1.
Batters faced - K Gabbard 22; J Tavarez 11; H Okajima 3; J Lopez 3; C Lee 24; J Stanford 11; T Mastny 4; J Lewis 4; F Cabrera 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Hickox. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Joe West. 3B--Ed Rapuano.
Time: 3:15. (Plus rain delay totaling 34 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 34,286.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.
BOSTON SHORTSTOP JULIO LUGO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.
BOSTON DESIGNATED HITTER DAVID ORTIZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Friday, Jul 27, 2007 5:37 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
W. Pena W. Pena
4-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Cleveland
R. Garko R. Garko
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI