Boston 8, Tampa Bay 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(76-50)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 8 11 1
Tampa Bay 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 6 4 1
WP: J. Lester (2-0) S: J. Papelbon (30)
LP: A. Sonnanstine (2-9)
(47-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz tripled to deep center, K. Youkilis scored
- M. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Ortiz scored
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena homered to deep right, B.J. Upton scored
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Varitek singled to left, D. Ortiz scored, M. Lowell to third, J.D. Drew to second
- C. Crisp doubled to deep right, M. Lowell and J.D. Drew scored, J. Varitek to third
- J. Lugo doubled to center, C. Crisp and J. Varitek scored
Bot 5th: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura homered to deep left, J. Gomes and D. Navarro scored
Top 7th: Boston
- M. Ramirez safe at first on J. Wilson's fielding error, D. Pedroia scored
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford safe at first on second baseman D. Pedroia's fielding error, J. Wilson scored, A. Iwamura to third
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .324
K. Youkilis 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .289
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .318
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .290
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .315
J.D. Drew rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .262
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .265
C. Crisp cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 .273
J. Lugo ss 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .242
 Totals 37 8 11 7 1 7 11  
 Batting
2B - K Youkilis (30, A Sonnanstine); C Crisp (22, A Sonnanstine); J Lugo (29, A Sonnanstine); D Pedroia (27, S Dohmann).
3B - D Ortiz (1, A Sonnanstine).
SF - M Ramirez.
RBI - D Ortiz (80), M Ramirez (85), J Varitek (52), C Crisp 2 (46), J Lugo 2 (61).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Drew 1, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - D Pedroia (5, line drive).
DP - 1 (M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 3b 3 1 1 3 2 0 0 .282
C. Crawford lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .312
B.J. Upton cf 3 1 0 0 1 2 3 .308
C. Pena 1b 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .266
D. Young rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .287
B. Harris 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .290
J. Gomes dh 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .257
J. Wilson ss 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .260
    G. Norton ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .211
D. Navarro c 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 .202
 Totals 30 6 4 5 6 10 11  
 Batting
HR - C Pena (28, 1st inning off J Lester 1 on, 2 Out), A Iwamura (4, 5th inning off J Lester 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Pena 2 (81), A Iwamura 3 (19).
2-out RBI - C Pena 2, A Iwamura 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Upton 1.
GIDP - B Harris.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - A Iwamura (7, 2nd base by J Lester).
 
 Fielding
E - J Wilson (10, ground ball).
DP - 1 (J Wilson-B Harris-C Pena).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lester (W, 2-0) 5.1 4 5 5 4 4 2 5.67
M. Delcarmen (H, 7) 1.1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2.57
H. Okajima (H, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.19
J. Papelbon (S, 30) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.77
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Sonnanstine (L, 2-9) 5.0 8 7 7 0 5 0 6.53
S. Dohmann 1.2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2.16
G. Balfour 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.48
G. Glover 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.14
WP - J Lester.
HBP - M Lowell (by A Sonnanstine); J Wilson (by M Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 97-54; M Delcarmen 23-11; H Okajima 21-14; J Papelbon 15-11; A Sonnanstine 99-67; S Dohmann 29-19; G Balfour 20-11; G Glover 15-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 6-5; M Delcarmen 3-0; H Okajima 0-1; J Papelbon 0-1; A Sonnanstine 4-6; S Dohmann 2-2; G Balfour 1-2; G Glover 2-1.
Batters faced - J Lester 23; M Delcarmen 5; H Okajima 5; J Papelbon 4; A Sonnanstine 24; S Dohmann 8; G Balfour 5; G Glover 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Laz Diaz. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Wally Bell.
Time: 3:17.
Attendance: 16,393.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 21, 2007 10:32 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Lugo J. Lugo
2-4
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
A. Iwamura A. Iwamura
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI