Cleveland 4, Boston 2
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(96-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 0
Cleveland 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 4 6 1
WP: J. Westbrook (1-0) S: J. Borowski (1)
LP: D. Matsuzaka (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Cleveland
- K. Lofton homered to deep right, R. Garko scored
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera singled to center, C. Blake scored, G. Sizemore to third
- T. Hafner grounded into fielder's choice, G. Sizemore scored, A. Cabrera out at second
Top 7th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep center, J.D. Drew scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .167
K. Youkilis 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .364
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .444
M. Ramirez lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .444
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
J.D. Drew rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .273
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .143
C. Crisp cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
J. Lugo ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .182
 Totals 31 2 7 2 3 4 11  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (2, J Westbrook).
HR - J Varitek (1, 7th inning off J Westbrook 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Varitek 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Drew 1.
GIDP - D Ortiz, C Crisp, M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .231
A. Cabrera 2b 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .333
T. Hafner dh 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 .273
V. Martinez c 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .364
R. Garko 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .333
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .308
K. Lofton lf 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .308
T. Nixon rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
    F. Gutierrez rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
C. Blake 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 30 4 6 4 3 10 8  
 Batting
HR - K Lofton (1, 2nd inning off D Matsuzaka 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Lofton 2 (2), A Cabrera (3), T Hafner (2).
2-out RBI - K Lofton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 1, R Garko 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - R Garko (1, ground ball).
DP - 3 (A Cabrera-C Blake-R Garko, J Peralta-R Garko, J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (L, 0-1) 4.2 6 4 4 2 6 1 7.71
M. Timlin 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
H. Okajima 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
M. Delcarmen 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.75
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Westbrook (W, 1-0) 6.2 7 2 2 3 2 1 2.70
J. Lewis (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
R. Betancourt (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Borowski (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
WP - D Matsuzaka.
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 101-59; M Timlin 20-11; H Okajima 19-12; M Delcarmen 7-6; J Westbrook 104-66; J Lewis 8-6; R Betancourt 13-11; J Borowski 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 6-2; M Timlin 2-0; H Okajima 2-2; M Delcarmen 0-0; J Westbrook 14-3; J Lewis 0-0; R Betancourt 0-2; J Borowski 0-3.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 22; M Timlin 4; H Okajima 5; M Delcarmen 2; J Westbrook 27; J Lewis 1; R Betancourt 3; J Borowski 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Dana Demuth. LF--Randy Marsh. RF--Kerwin Danley.
Time: 3:28.
Attendance: 44,402.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, right to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 16, 2007 5:21 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cleveland
K. Lofton K. Lofton
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Mon Oct 15, 2007
Boston 2
Cleveland 4
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Arizona 4
Colorado 6
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