Baltimore 9, Boston 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 9 13 1
Boston 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 8 15 1
WP: K. Birkins (1-1) S: D. Baez (3)
LP: J. Tavarez (7-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Boston
- E. Hinske doubled to deep right, C. Crisp scored
Top 4th: Baltimore
- M. Tejada homered to deep left, N. Markakis scored
- M. Mora singled to left, K. Millar scored, A. Huff to second
- R. Hernandez singled to center, A. Huff scored, M. Mora to third
Bot 5th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to left, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to third
Top 6th: Baltimore
- J. Payton hit sacrifice fly to right, A. Huff scored, M. Mora to third
- C. Patterson hit sacrifice fly to left center, M. Mora scored
- N. Markakis homered to deep right, B. Roberts and R. Hernandez scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to center, D. Pedroia scored
- E. Hinske singled to right, D. Ortiz and K. Youkilis scored, C. Crisp to third
Bot 9th: Boston
- E. Hinske singled to right, M. Lowell scored, A. Cora to third
- J. Lugo reached on fielder's choice, A. Cora scored, E. Hinske to second on third baseman M. Mora's fielding error
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 1 0 0 2 0 3 .304
C. Patterson cf 5 0 0 1 0 0 8 .272
N. Markakis rf 5 2 3 3 0 1 0 .294
M. Tejada ss 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 .306
K. Millar 1b 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .261
A. Huff dh 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .271
M. Mora 3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .262
R. Hernandez c 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .241
J. Payton lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .259
 Totals 38 9 13 9 6 3 20  
 Batting
2B - J Payton (18, J Tavarez); N Markakis (36, J Tavarez); M Tejada (17, M Timlin).
HR - M Tejada (17, 4th inning off J Tavarez 1 on, 0 Out), N Markakis (16, 6th inning off M Timlin 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - J Payton , C Patterson.
RBI - M Tejada 2 (69), M Mora (47), R Hernandez (48), J Payton (47), C Patterson (42), N Markakis 3 (89).
2-out RBI - N Markakis 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 1, K Millar 1, C Patterson 4.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - M Mora (10, ground ball).
Outfield assists - J Payton (M Lowell at 2nd base).
DP - 4 (M Tejada-B Roberts-K Millar, B Roberts-M Tejada-K Millar 2, C Bradford-M Tejada-K Millar).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 5 2 4 0 0 1 0 .321
K. Youkilis 1b 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .290
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 .319
M. Lowell 3b 5 1 3 1 0 1 4 .326
J.D. Drew rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
    B. Kielty rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 6 .246
    A. Cora ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .254
C. Crisp cf 3 1 2 0 2 0 1 .268
E. Hinske lf 4 0 3 4 1 0 1 .213
J. Lugo ss 5 0 0 1 0 0 6 .235
K. Cash c 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .143
    J. Varitek ph-c 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .262
 Totals 38 8 15 8 4 6 28  
 Batting
2B - E Hinske (8, R Liz); D Pedroia 2 (31, J Leicester, R Liz).
HR - D Ortiz (26, 1st inning off R Liz 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz (90), E Hinske 4 (20), M Lowell (94), K Youkilis (72), J Lugo (64).
2-out RBI - D Ortiz, E Hinske 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Kielty 1, J Lugo 1, K Cash 1.
GIDP - K Cash, B Kielty, D Ortiz, J Varitek.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - K Cash (1, throw).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Liz 3.0 4 2 2 3 3 1 7.00
K. Birkins (W, 1-1) 3.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 8.00
J. Leicester 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 0 23.62
J. Walker 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.86
C. Bradford (H, 16) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.67
D. Baez (S, 3) 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 6.46
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Tavarez (L, 7-10) 3.1 7 4 4 1 0 1 5.00
J. Lopez 1.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.86
M. Timlin 0.2 4 4 4 1 0 1 3.52
K. Snyder 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.65
M. Delcarmen 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.20
J. Papelbon 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.71
HBP - K Youkilis 2 (by R Liz, C Bradford); D Ortiz (by K Birkins); R Hernandez (by J Papelbon).
Pitches-strikes - R Liz 72-37; K Birkins 43-26; J Leicester 15-9; J Walker 13-8; C Bradford 10-7; D Baez 14-8; J Tavarez 69-41; J Lopez 18-10; M Timlin 27-15; K Snyder 29-16; M Delcarmen 22-9; J Papelbon 14-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Liz 2-3; K Birkins 6-1; J Leicester 0-1; J Walker 0-0; C Bradford 4-0; D Baez 3-1; J Tavarez 5-5; J Lopez 4-1; M Timlin 0-2; K Snyder 1-2; M Delcarmen 1-2; J Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced - R Liz 16; K Birkins 11; J Leicester 4; J Walker 3; C Bradford 5; D Baez 6; J Tavarez 18; J Lopez 6; M Timlin 7; K Snyder 6; M Delcarmen 6; J Papelbon 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 3:50.
Attendance: 36,810.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN MIKE LOWELL SINGLED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES.
BOSTON RIGHT FIELDER J.D. DREW LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT FOOT INJURY.
BALTIMORE MANAGER DAVE TREMBLEY WAS EJECTED BY FIRST BASE UMPIRE JOE WEST FOR ARGUING A CALL AT THIRD BASE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 12:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
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3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
E. Hinske E. Hinske
3-4
4 RBI