Boston 4, Seattle 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(67-43)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 10 0
Seattle 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 9 2
WP: D. Matsuzaka (13-8) S: J. Papelbon (25)
LP: J. Washburn (8-8)
(60-48)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Seattle
- A. Beltre homered to deep center
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Varitek doubled to deep left, M. Ramirez and D. Ortiz scored
Top 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz singled to right center, K. Youkilis scored, D. Ortiz to third on J. Guillen's throwing error
- M. Ramirez doubled to deep center, D. Ortiz scored
Bot 7th: Seattle
- Y. Betancourt homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Seattle
- K. Johjima singled to deep left, B. Broussard scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .319
K. Youkilis 1b 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .303
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 .325
M. Ramirez lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .297
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .303
J. Varitek c 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 .273
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .245
C. Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .278
J. Lugo ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .225
 Totals 36 4 10 3 2 10 16  
 Batting
2B - J Varitek (11, J Washburn); K Youkilis (27, J Washburn); M Ramirez (26, J Washburn); M Lowell (25, R Rowland-Smith); J Lugo (20, B Morrow).
RBI - J Varitek 2 (47), M Ramirez (70).
2-out RBI - J Varitek 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, J Drew 2, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .347
J. Vidro dh 4 0 1 0 1 3 0 .308
J. Guillen rf 4 0 0 0 1 4 4 .280
    A. Jones pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
R. Ibanez lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .252
A. Beltre 3b 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 .277
B. Broussard 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .294
K. Johjima c 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .278
    W. Bloomquist pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
    J. Burke c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
J. Lopez 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .259
Y. Betancourt ss 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .289
 Totals 35 3 9 3 4 13 21  
 Batting
2B - B Broussard (5, D Matsuzaka); J Lopez (14, E Gagne).
HR - A Beltre (17, 2nd inning off D Matsuzaka 0 on, 1 Out), Y Betancourt (7, 7th inning off D Matsuzaka 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Beltre (64), Y Betancourt (42), K Johjima (44).
2-out RBI - K Johjima.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ibanez 2, A Beltre 1, J Lopez 1, Y Betancourt 2.
GIDP - J Lopez.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - B Broussard (2, 2nd base off E Gagne/J Varitek), A Jones (1, 2nd base off J Papelbon/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - R Ibanez (6, bobble); J Guillen (5, throw).
DP - 1 (Y Betancourt-J Lopez-B Broussard).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 13-8) 7.0 6 2 2 2 10 2 3.70
E. Gagne (H, 2) 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 2.55
J. Papelbon (S, 25) 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.04
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Washburn (L, 8-8) 6.1 8 4 4 2 4 0 4.18
R. Rowland-Smith 1.2 1 0 0 0 4 0 3.52
B. Morrow 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.00
HBP - J Lopez (by D Matsuzaka); R Ibanez (by D Matsuzaka).
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 113-76; E Gagne 24-16; J Papelbon 22-13; J Washburn 111-69; R Rowland-Smith 23-17; B Morrow 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 7-4; E Gagne 1-1; J Papelbon 0-1; J Washburn 5-10; R Rowland-Smith 1-0; B Morrow 0-1.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 30; E Gagne 6; J Papelbon 5; J Washburn 28; R Rowland-Smith 6; B Morrow 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 46,313.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, in from center.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 5, 2007 1:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
1-4
2 RBI
 Seattle
Y. Betancourt Y. Betancourt
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI