Boston 5, Toronto 3
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(70-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
Boston 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 X 5 9 1
WP: J. Beckett (17-6) S: J. Papelbon (33)
LP: R. Halladay (14-7)
(84-55)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Boston
- C. Crisp grounded into fielder's choice, J.D. Drew scored, K. Youkilis out at second
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right, C. Crisp scored
- D. Pedroia doubled to left, J. Lugo scored
Top 5th: Toronto
- M. Stairs homered to deep right, J. McDonald and A. Hill scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep center
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
V. Wells cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
M. Stairs lf 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 .311
A. Rios rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .310
F. Thomas dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .269
T. Glaus 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .261
L. Overbay 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247
A. Hill 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .271
G. Zaun c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .238
J. McDonald ss 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .252
 Totals 31 3 5 3 2 8 10  
 Batting
HR - M Stairs (19, 5th inning off J Beckett 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Stairs 3 (55).
2-out RBI - M Stairs 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Stairs 1.
GIDP - A Hill, L Overbay.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - J McDonald (7, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .239
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .329
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .316
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .330
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .256
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .290
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .258
C. Crisp cf 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 .263
J. Ellsbury lf 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 .452
 Totals 33 5 9 5 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - J Lugo (32, R Halladay); D Pedroia (33, R Halladay).
3B - J Ellsbury (1, R Halladay).
HR - J Ellsbury (2, 4th inning off R Halladay 1 on, 2 Out), K Youkilis (16, 8th inning off R Halladay 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Crisp (51), J Ellsbury 2 (6), D Pedroia (45), K Youkilis (76).
2-out RBI - J Ellsbury 2, D Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ortiz 1, M Lowell 1, J Lugo 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury (3, 2nd base off R Halladay/G Zaun).
 
 Fielding
E - J Lugo (17, ground ball).
DP - 2 (M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis, K Youkilis-J Lugo-J Beckett).
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Halladay (L, 14-7) 8.0 9 5 5 2 7 2 3.94
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 17-6) 8.0 5 3 3 2 7 1 3.30
J. Papelbon (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.61
IBB - D Ortiz (by R Halladay).
Pitches-strikes - R Halladay 126-75; J Beckett 117-72; J Papelbon 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Halladay 7-10; J Beckett 10-7; J Papelbon 1-1.
Batters faced - R Halladay 35; J Beckett 30; J Papelbon 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dana Demuth. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Doug Eddings. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 36,839.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
TORONTO DESIGNATED HITTER FRANK THOMAS SINGLED IN THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2007 9:50 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Toronto
M. Stairs M. Stairs
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
J. Ellsbury J. Ellsbury
3-3, 1 HR
2 RBI