Boston 11, Oakland 6
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(75-84)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 6 12 1
Boston 0 0 3 2 0 4 2 0 X 11 17 1
WP: M. Timlin (2-1)
LP: J. Blevins (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Oakland
- N. Swisher hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Murphy scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to right, M. Ramirez and D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to third
- J.D. Drew hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Ortiz scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- D. Murphy homered to deep left, J. Hannahan and K. Suzuki scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- M. Ramirez singled to center, D. Pedroia scored
- M. Lowell singled to shallow right, M. Ramirez scored, D. Ortiz to second
Top 5th: Oakland
- M. Piazza homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- M. Lowell singled to left, D. Ortiz and B. Moss scored
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to pitcher, M. Lowell scored, J.D. Drew to third, K. Youkilis to second
Bot 7th: Boston
- B. Moss singled to center, D. Pedroia scored
- E. Hinske struck out swinging, B. Moss scored, R. Clayton to third, J.D. Drew to second on wild pitch
Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Hannahan hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Ellis scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 0 2 0 0 2 1 .291
D. Barton 1b 3 0 2 0 2 0 1 .361
N. Swisher cf 4 0 0 1 0 3 7 .263
M. Piazza dh 5 1 1 1 0 2 7 .280
J. Cust rf 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 .259
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 3 0 1 1 0 .274
K. Suzuki c 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 .255
J. Hannahan 3b 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .286
D. Murphy ss 4 2 2 3 1 0 1 .220
 Totals 37 6 12 6 6 14 25  
 Batting
2B - D Barton (9, J Lester).
HR - D Murphy (6, 4th inning off J Lester 2 on, 2 Out), M Piazza (8, 5th inning off J Lester 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - J Hannahan , N Swisher.
RBI - N Swisher (76), D Murphy 3 (21), M Piazza (44), J Hannahan (24).
2-out RBI - D Murphy 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Piazza 4, J Hannahan 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
CS - M Ellis (4, 2nd base by J Lester/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - N Swisher (5, fly ball).
DP - 2 (M Ellis-D Murphy-D Barton, J Hannahan-M Ellis-D Barton).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 5 4 3 1 1 0 0 .317
M. Ramirez lf 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 .298
    B. Moss pr-lf 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .250
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 3 0 1 0 1 .325
    R. Clayton pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
M. Lowell 3b 5 1 3 5 0 0 3 .326
J.D. Drew rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 3 .266
K. Youkilis 1b 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .287
    E. Hinske ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .204
J. Varitek c 4 0 1 0 1 1 7 .255
J. Ellsbury cf 5 0 1 1 0 2 4 .359
J. Lugo ss 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .238
    A. Cora ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
 Totals 39 11 17 10 6 8 28  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia 2 (38, A Brown, J Blanton); J Varitek (15, J Blanton); D Ortiz 2 (50, A Brown, J Blevins).
HR - D Pedroia (8, 6th inning off J Blevins 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Drew.
RBI - M Lowell 5 (116), J Drew (59), M Ramirez (87), D Pedroia (50), J Ellsbury (18), B Moss (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 2, J Lugo 3, J Ellsbury 1.
GIDP - J Drew, J Lugo.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - J Lester (1, throw).
DP - 1 (J Varitek-D Pedroia).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton 5.0 11 5 5 3 4 0 3.95
J. Blevins (L, 0-1) 0.0 3 4 3 1 0 1 10.38
R. Lugo 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.55
A. Brown 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 4.72
C. Lewis 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.45
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lester 4.1 7 5 4 3 9 2 4.72
K. Snyder 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.81
J. Lopez 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.18
M. Timlin (W, 2-1) 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.48
E. Gagne 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.88
J. Tavarez 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.06
WP - A Brown.
IBB - J Drew (by A Brown).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 93-55; J Blevins 19-9; R Lugo 18-9; A Brown 23-13; C Lewis 9-8; J Lester 94-58; K Snyder 20-11; J Lopez 9-4; M Timlin 14-10; E Gagne 21-15; J Tavarez 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 7-4; J Blevins 0-0; R Lugo 1-1; A Brown 2-0; C Lewis 0-1; J Lester 2-2; K Snyder 0-2; J Lopez 0-1; M Timlin 0-2; E Gagne 0-1; J Tavarez 1-2.
Batters faced - J Blanton 27; J Blevins 5; R Lugo 4; A Brown 7; C Lewis 3; J Lester 23; K Snyder 5; J Lopez 2; M Timlin 5; E Gagne 5; J Tavarez 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 3:27.
Attendance: 36,570.
Weather: 93 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 27, 2007 5:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
D. Murphy D. Murphy
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
M. Lowell M. Lowell
3-5
5 RBI