Baltimore 11, Boston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 10 1
Baltimore 1 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 X 11 11 1
WP: J. Leicester (1-1)
LP: D. Matsuzaka (14-12)
(62-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep center, D. Pedroia scored
Bot 1st: Baltimore
- T. Redman homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Lugo doubled to deep left, J.D. Drew scored
- J. Ellsbury singled to right, J. Lugo scored
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- N. Markakis walked, G. Molina scored, B. Roberts to third, T. Redman to second
- M. Tejada singled to left, B. Roberts scored, T. Redman to third, N. Markakis to second
- K. Millar walked, T. Redman scored, N. Markakis to third, M. Tejada to second
- S. Moore homered to deep right center, M. Tejada, K. Millar and N. Markakis scored
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- T. Redman safe at first on shortstop J. Lugo's throwing error, B. Roberts scored
- N. Markakis homered to deep left, T. Redman scored
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Lugo doubled to deep right center, B. Moss scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury lf-cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 .391
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .322
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 3 2 1 0 0 .320
    A. Cora pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
M. Lowell 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .324
    R. Clayton 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
K. Youkilis 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .289
    E. Hinske 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .254
    B. Kielty rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .262
    B. Moss lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .214
C. Crisp cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
    K. Cash c 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .100
J. Lugo ss 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .239
 Totals 36 5 10 5 2 4 13  
 Batting
2B - J Drew (26, J Leicester); J Lugo 2 (34, J Hoey, J Leicester); J Ellsbury (4, J Leicester); D Ortiz 2 (43, J Leicester 2).
HR - D Ortiz (28, 1st inning off J Leicester 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz 2 (98), J Lugo 2 (67), J Ellsbury (8).
2-out RBI - J Lugo, J Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, K Youkilis 1, D Pedroia 2.
GIDP - R Clayton.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Lugo (18, throw).
PB - J Varitek.
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 .298
    B. Fahey 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
T. Redman cf 4 3 1 1 1 0 2 .327
N. Markakis rf 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 .295
    F. Bynum ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
M. Tejada ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .310
    L. Hernandez ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
K. Millar 1b 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 .258
A. Huff dh 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .272
J. Payton lf-rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253
S. Moore 3b 4 1 2 4 0 0 0 .182
G. Molina c 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .087
 Totals 36 11 11 10 4 5 13  
 Batting
2B - B Roberts (39, D Matsuzaka); A Huff (28, J Tavarez).
HR - T Redman (1, 1st inning off D Matsuzaka 0 on, 1 Out), S Moore (1, 3rd inning off D Matsuzaka 3 on, 2 Out), N Markakis (17, 4th inning off J Tavarez 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Redman (7), N Markakis 3 (94), M Tejada (73), K Millar (60), S Moore 4 (4).
2-out RBI - S Moore 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Payton 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - J Hoey (1, throw).
DP - 1 (B Fahey-L Hernandez-K Millar).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (L, 14-12) 2.2 6 8 8 3 2 2 4.44
J. Tavarez 1.1 3 3 2 0 1 1 5.09
D. Hansack 3.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 4.70
M. Timlin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.40
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Leicester (W, 1-1) 5.0 7 4 4 1 2 1 9.90
R. Cherry 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
J. Hoey 1.1 3 1 1 1 1 0 11.05
D. Baez 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.29
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 72-44; J Tavarez 25-16; D Hansack 49-30; M Timlin 9-6; J Leicester 81-47; R Cherry 25-15; J Hoey 34-22; D Baez 7-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 2-4; J Tavarez 3-0; D Hansack 3-4; M Timlin 2-1; J Leicester 5-8; R Cherry 2-3; J Hoey 3-0; D Baez 2-0.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 17; J Tavarez 8; D Hansack 12; M Timlin 3; J Leicester 23; R Cherry 6; J Hoey 7; D Baez 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 48,043.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, swirling.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 8, 2007 11:40 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
3-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Baltimore
S. Moore S. Moore
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI