Boston 3, Baltimore 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 7 0
Boston 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X 3 5 0
WP: J. Lester (3-0) S: J. Papelbon (31)
LP: D. Cabrera (9-14)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to deep left, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to second
Bot 4th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Boston
- M. Lowell hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Pedroia scored
Top 6th: Baltimore
- M. Mora singled to left, M. Tejada scored, K. Millar out at third
Top 7th: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez homered to deep left
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Redman cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .323
J. Payton lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .255
N. Markakis rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .292
M. Tejada ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .304
K. Millar 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .260
A. Huff dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .271
M. Mora 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .262
R. Hernandez c 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .241
F. Bynum 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
    B. Roberts ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
 Totals 32 2 7 2 4 3 15  
 Batting
2B - N Markakis (37, H Okajima).
HR - R Hernandez (7, 7th inning off J Lester 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Mora (48), R Hernandez (49).
2-out RBI - M Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Tejada 1, A Huff 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 2 2 0 0 2 1 .324
A. Cora ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
D. Ortiz dh 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .318
M. Lowell 3b 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 .329
J.D. Drew rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .254
K. Youkilis 1b 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .289
B. Moss lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .154
    C. Crisp cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
J. Ellsbury cf-lf 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .391
K. Cash c 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .118
 Totals 27 3 5 3 4 9 10  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (32, D Cabrera).
HR - J Ellsbury (1, 4th inning off D Cabrera 0 on, 2 Out).
S - A Cora.
SF - M Lowell.
RBI - M Lowell 2 (97), J Ellsbury (4).
2-out RBI - J Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Youkilis 2, D Pedroia 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury (2, 2nd base off D Cabrera/R Hernandez), D Ortiz (3, 2nd base off D Cabrera/R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Drew (M Tejada at Home), B Moss (K Millar at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (J Drew-K Cash).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Cabrera (L, 9-14) 6.0 5 3 3 4 7 1 5.06
J. Leicester 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 15.75
J. Walker 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.82
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lester (W, 3-0) 6.0 6 2 2 4 1 1 5.26
J. Lopez (H, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.78
H. Okajima (H, 25) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.56
J. Papelbon (S, 31) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.68
IBB - D Ortiz (by D Cabrera).
Pitches-strikes - D Cabrera 117-62; J Leicester 16-10; J Walker 16-10; J Lester 90-50; J Lopez 12-6; H Okajima 17-10; J Papelbon 7-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Cabrera 3-8; J Leicester 1-2; J Walker 0-1; J Lester 4-11; J Lopez 2-1; H Okajima 1-0; J Papelbon 0-3.
Batters faced - D Cabrera 27; J Leicester 4; J Walker 2; J Lester 26; J Lopez 3; H Okajima 4; J Papelbon 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--C.B. Bucknor. 3B--Joe West.
Time: 2:35.
Attendance: 36,340.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN MIKE LOWELL EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.
THE HOME RUN BY BOSTON CENTER FIELDER JACOBY ELLSBURY OFF DANIEL CABRERA IN THE FOURTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Monday, Sep 3, 2007 5:04 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
R. Hernandez R. Hernandez
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Boston
J. Ellsbury J. Ellsbury
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI