Tampa Bay 6, Boston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(46-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 9 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 5 8 0
WP: A. Sonnanstine (2-8) S: A. Reyes (18)
LP: D. Matsuzaka (13-9)
(72-48)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura singled to right
- C. Crawford singled to center, A. Iwamura to third
- C. Crawford stole second
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging
- C. Pena grounded out to first, A. Iwamura scored, C. Crawford to third
- D. Young grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 1, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to pitcher
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 1, Boston 0

  Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris singled to right
- B. Harris caught stealing, catcher to second
- J. Gomes walked
- J. Gomes stole second
- D. Navarro struck out swinging
- B. Zobrist flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 1, Boston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- M. Ramirez flied out to deep right center
- J.D. Drew flied out to left
- M. Lowell doubled to deep center
- J. Varitek struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 1, Boston 0

  Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura singled to deep center
- C. Crawford singled to pitcher, A. Iwamura to second
- B.J. Upton walked, A. Iwamura to third, C. Crawford to second
- C. Pena doubled to left, C. Crawford and A. Iwamura scored, B.J. Upton to third
- D. Young singled to second, B.J. Upton scored, C. Pena to third
- B. Harris sacrificed to first, C. Pena scored, D. Young to second
- J. Gomes grounded out to third
- D. Navarro flied out to center

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- C. Crisp grounded out to second
- J. Lugo grounded out to shortstop
- D. Pedroia flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0

  Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist grounded out to pitcher
- A. Iwamura walked
- C. Crawford popped out to shallow left center
- A. Iwamura caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- K. Youkilis flied out to deep right
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Ramirez flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0

  Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging
- C. Pena flied out to left center
- D. Young struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- J.D. Drew flied out to center
- M. Lowell grounded out to third
- J. Varitek singled to center
- C. Crisp grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 0

  Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris tripled to deep center
- J. Gomes struck out swinging
- D. Navarro hit sacrifice fly to left, B. Harris scored
- B. Zobrist grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 0

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- J. Lugo flied out to center
- D. Pedroia walked
- K. Youkilis flied out to center
- D. Pedroia to second on wild pitch
- D. Ortiz grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 0

  Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Tavarez relieved D. Matsuzaka
- A. Iwamura grounded out to second
- C. Crawford struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 0

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- M. Ramirez flied out to right
- J.D. Drew flied out to center
- M. Lowell singled to third
- J. Varitek homered to deep right, M. Lowell scored
- C. Crisp walked
- G. Glover relieved A. Sonnanstine
- J. Lugo doubled to deep center, C. Crisp scored
- D. Pedroia flied out to deep center

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 3

  Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena walked
- D. Young flied out to left
- B. Harris struck out swinging
- J. Gomes singled to left, C. Pena to second
- M. Timlin relieved M. Timlin
- D. Navarro struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 3

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- D. Wheeler relieved G. Glover
- K. Youkilis lined out to center
- D. Ortiz walked
- M. Ramirez doubled to deep center, D. Ortiz scored
- J.D. Drew lined out to first
- M. Lowell walked
- J. Varitek grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 4

  Top 9th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist flied out to center
- A. Iwamura walked
- C. Crawford grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, A. Iwamura out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 4

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- A. Reyes relieved D. Wheeler
- D. Young in right field
- D. Navarro catching
- C. Crisp reached on bunt single to third
- J. Lugo doubled to deep center, C. Crisp scored
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz walked
- A. Cora ran for D. Ortiz
- M. Ramirez struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B. Harris B. Harris
2-3
1 RBI
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI