Boston 7, Baltimore 6
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(85-56)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 7 10 0
Baltimore 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 10 0
WP: C. Buchholz (3-0) S: J. Papelbon (34)
LP: D. Baez (0-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Baltimore
- M. Tejada singled to left, T. Redman scored, N. Markakis to second
Top 3rd: Boston
- J. Lugo singled to center, C. Crisp scored, D. Mirabelli to second
- D. Ortiz grounded out to pitcher, R. Clayton scored, J. Lugo to third
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- K. Millar homered to deep left, N. Markakis scored
- M. Mora singled to center, A. Huff scored
Top 4th: Boston
- C. Crisp homered to deep left, J.D. Drew and K. Youkilis scored
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- N. Markakis doubled to deep left center, T. Redman scored
- M. Tejada singled to shallow center, N. Markakis scored
Top 5th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Varitek singled to left, C. Crisp scored, J. Varitek to second advancing on throw
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .239
D. Pedroia 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 .317
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .327
K. Youkilis 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .291
B. Kielty lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250
    J. Ellsbury ph-lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .444
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .252
C. Crisp cf 4 3 3 3 0 0 0 .270
D. Mirabelli c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .219
    R. Clayton pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254
    K. Cash c 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .105
    J. Varitek ph-c 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .264
 Totals 36 7 10 7 4 4 10  
 Batting
HR - C Crisp (6, 4th inning off G Olson 2 on, 1 Out), D Ortiz (27, 5th inning off R Cherry 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Lugo (65), D Ortiz 2 (96), C Crisp 3 (54), J Varitek (61).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Lowell 2.
GIDP - J Drew.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (23, 2nd base off D Baez/R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Lowell-K Cash-K Youkilis).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .296
T. Redman cf 5 2 3 0 0 1 0 .357
N. Markakis rf 3 2 2 1 2 1 0 .297
M. Tejada ss 5 0 2 2 0 0 2 .308
K. Millar 1b 5 1 1 2 0 3 5 .261
A. Huff dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .274
M. Mora 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .266
R. Hernandez c 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .243
J. Payton lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
 Totals 36 6 10 6 5 6 12  
 Batting
2B - N Markakis 2 (39, T Wakefield 2); A Huff (27, T Wakefield).
HR - K Millar (15, 3rd inning off T Wakefield 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Tejada 2 (72), K Millar 2 (59), M Mora (50), N Markakis (91).
2-out RBI - K Millar 2, M Mora, N Markakis, M Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Hernandez 1, K Millar 2, M Mora 2.
GIDP - M Tejada.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - T Redman (3, 2nd base off T Wakefield/D Mirabelli), M Mora (9, 2nd base off T Wakefield/K Cash).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Tejada-B Roberts-K Millar).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield 3.2 9 6 6 2 0 1 4.39
K. Snyder 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.55
C. Buchholz (W, 3-0) 3.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 1.50
J. Papelbon (S, 34) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.58
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Olson 3.2 5 5 5 2 3 1 7.79
R. Cherry 2.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 9.64
J. Hoey 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.48
J. Walker 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.98
C. Bradford 0.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.56
D. Baez (L, 0-6) 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 6.38
WP - G Olson.
IBB - D Ortiz (by D Baez).
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 74-45; K Snyder 18-10; C Buchholz 52-29; J Papelbon 11-9; G Olson 67-43; R Cherry 30-19; J Hoey 9-7; J Walker 2-2; C Bradford 16-10; D Baez 21-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 4-7; K Snyder 2-1; C Buchholz 3-3; J Papelbon 0-1; G Olson 3-5; R Cherry 3-3; J Hoey 1-2; J Walker 0-1; C Bradford 2-0; D Baez 2-1.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 22; K Snyder 5; C Buchholz 11; J Papelbon 3; G Olson 18; R Cherry 8; J Hoey 3; J Walker 1; C Bradford 4; D Baez 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--Mike Dimuro. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 27,472.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
BOSTON CATCHER DOUG MIRABELLI LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT LEG INJURY.
BOSTON CATCHER DOUG MIRABELLI LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A LEFT ANKLE INJURY.
BOSTON CATCHER DOUG MIRABELLI LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A STRAINED LEFT HAMSTRING.
BALTIMORE PITCHER GARRETT OLSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
BALTIMORE PITCHER GARRETT OLSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING DUE TO LEFT FOREARM TIGHTNESS.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 6, 2007 10:29 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
C. Crisp C. Crisp
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Baltimore
K. Millar K. Millar
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI