Boston 13, Toronto 10
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 1 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 0 10 16 1
Boston 3 0 2 5 0 3 0 0 X 13 16 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (14-11) S: J. Papelbon (32)
LP: J. Litsch (5-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Toronto
- A. Rios singled to right, M. Stairs scored, A. Rios to second advancing on throw
Bot 1st: Boston
- M. Lowell homered to deep left, D. Pedroia and J. Ellsbury scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Ellsbury scored, D. Pedroia to third
- J.D. Drew hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Pedroia scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to left, E. Hinske and J. Lugo scored, J. Ellsbury to second
- M. Lowell safe at first on third baseman T. Glaus' fielding error, D. Pedroia and J. Ellsbury scored, D. Ortiz to third
- J.D. Drew hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Ortiz scored
Top 6th: Toronto
- F. Thomas singled to shortstop, M. Stairs scored, A. Rios to second
- T. Glaus homered to deep right, F. Thomas and A. Rios scored
- A. Lind singled to center, L. Overbay scored, G. Zaun to second
- M. Stairs ground rule double to left, G. Zaun and A. Lind scored, V. Wells to third
- A. Rios grounded out to second, V. Wells scored, M. Stairs to third
Bot 6th: Boston
- J. Varitek singled to center, M. Lowell scored, J.D. Drew to third
- C. Crisp sacrificed to pitcher, J.D. Drew scored, J. Varitek to second
- J. Varitek scored, J. Lugo to second on balk
Top 7th: Toronto
- G. Zaun doubled to deep left center, T. Glaus scored, A. Hill to third
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
V. Wells cf 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .252
M. Stairs lf 4 2 4 2 1 0 0 .312
A. Rios rf 5 1 2 2 0 2 2 .310
F. Thomas dh 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 .269
T. Glaus 3b 4 2 3 3 1 1 1 .263
L. Overbay 1b 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .250
A. Hill 2b 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .270
G. Zaun c 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .241
J. McDonald ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
    A. Lind ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .233
    R. Olmedo ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
    R. Adams ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
 Totals 42 10 16 10 3 7 18  
 Batting
2B - M Stairs 2 (26, D Matsuzaka, J Lopez); G Zaun (20, H Okajima).
HR - T Glaus (19, 6th inning off D Matsuzaka 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Rios 2 (73), F Thomas (81), T Glaus 3 (61), A Lind (31), M Stairs 2 (52), G Zaun (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Overbay 1, F Thomas 1, T Glaus 1, V Wells 1.
GIDP - L Overbay.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - T Glaus (8, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Hill-R Olmedo-L Overbay).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury lf 5 3 2 0 1 1 5 .393
D. Pedroia 2b 5 3 3 2 0 0 1 .327
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 5 .318
M. Lowell 3b 4 2 3 4 1 0 0 .333
J.D. Drew rf 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 .256
J. Varitek c 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .261
C. Crisp cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .266
E. Hinske 1b 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .217
    K. Youkilis 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
J. Lugo ss 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .239
 Totals 36 13 16 11 5 4 19  
 Batting
2B - E Hinske (9, J Litsch); C Crisp (24, J Towers); J Drew (24, J Towers).
HR - M Lowell (18, 1st inning off J Litsch 2 on, 1 Out).
S - C Crisp.
SF - D Ortiz , J Drew 2.
RBI - M Lowell 4 (101), D Ortiz (94), J Drew 2 (48), D Pedroia 2 (44), J Varitek (58), C Crisp (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2, D Ortiz 2, J Ellsbury 1.
GIDP - J Ellsbury.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - M Lowell (3, 2nd base off B Tallet/G Zaun).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Pedroia-J Lugo-E Hinske).
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Litsch (L, 5-7) 3.1 7 7 7 1 2 1 4.03
J. Kennedy 0.2 2 3 1 1 0 0 4.43
J. Towers 1.0 5 3 3 0 1 0 5.40
J. Frasor 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.93
B. Tallet 1.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.66
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 14-11) 5.1 10 7 7 1 3 1 4.11
J. Lopez 0.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 3.28
M. Delcarmen (H, 8) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.41
H. Okajima (H, 26) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.54
M. Timlin (H, 7) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.47
J. Papelbon (S, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.64
IBB - M Lowell (by J Litsch).
BALK - J Frasor.
HBP - E Hinske (by J Towers).
Pitches-strikes - J Litsch 66-45; J Kennedy 23-12; J Towers 26-19; J Frasor 28-16; B Tallet 27-16; D Matsuzaka 98-69; J Lopez 12-4; M Delcarmen 27-16; H Okajima 19-14; M Timlin 8-5; J Papelbon 16-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Litsch 3-5; J Kennedy 0-2; J Towers 1-1; J Frasor 3-1; B Tallet 3-1; D Matsuzaka 5-8; J Lopez 0-0; M Delcarmen 1-2; H Okajima 1-0; M Timlin 1-1; J Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced - J Litsch 18; J Kennedy 6; J Towers 9; J Frasor 7; B Tallet 6; D Matsuzaka 26; J Lopez 3; M Delcarmen 5; H Okajima 5; M Timlin 3; J Papelbon 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Dana Demuth. 2B--Kerwin Danley. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Time: 3:59.
Attendance: 36,639.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN MIKE LOWELL HOMERED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2007 5:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Toronto
T. Glaus T. Glaus
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
M. Lowell M. Lowell
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI