Cleveland 7, Boston 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 8 1
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 X 7 9 0
WP: P. Byrd (1-0)
LP: T. Wakefield (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 5th: Cleveland
- C. Blake homered to deep left
- A. Cabrera singled to second, F. Gutierrez scored, G. Sizemore to second
- V. Martinez singled to left, G. Sizemore scored, A. Cabrera to second
- J. Peralta homered to deep right, V. Martinez and A. Cabrera scored
- C. Blake singled to center, K. Lofton scored
Top 6th: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .188
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .400
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .385
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .462
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .267
C. Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .188
D. Mirabelli c 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    J. Varitek c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200
J. Lugo ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
 Totals 34 3 8 3 0 4 6  
 Batting
HR - K Youkilis (1, 6th inning off P Byrd 0 on, 0 Out), D Ortiz (1, 6th inning off P Byrd 0 on, 0 Out), M Ramirez (2, 6th inning off J Lewis 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Youkilis (1), D Ortiz (1), M Ramirez (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, D Ortiz 1.
GIDP - J Lugo.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - K Youkilis (1, catch).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 .188
A. Cabrera 2b 5 1 1 1 0 2 4 .294
T. Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .200
V. Martinez 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .333
J. Peralta ss 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 .353
K. Lofton lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .294
C. Blake 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .312
F. Gutierrez rf 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .167
K. Shoppach c 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .333
 Totals 33 7 9 7 4 12 16  
 Batting
2B - J Peralta (2, T Wakefield).
HR - C Blake (1, 5th inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 0 Out), J Peralta (2, 5th inning off M Delcarmen 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Blake 2 (2), A Cabrera (4), V Martinez (2), J Peralta 3 (7).
2-out RBI - V Martinez, J Peralta 3, C Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Martinez 2, K Lofton 1, K Shoppach 1, A Cabrera 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - G Sizemore (1, 2nd base off T Wakefield/D Mirabelli), K Lofton (1, 2nd base off M Delcarmen/D Mirabelli).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Peralta-A Cabrera-V Martinez).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 0-1) 4.2 5 5 5 2 7 1 9.64
M. Delcarmen 0.1 3 2 2 1 1 1 16.20
J. Lester 3.0 1 0 0 1 4 0 4.91
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
P. Byrd (W, 1-0) 5.0 6 2 2 0 4 2 3.60
J. Lewis 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.06
R. Betancourt 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
HBP - K Shoppach (by T Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 76-51; M Delcarmen 25-13; J Lester 50-34; P Byrd 73-54; J Lewis 26-19; R Betancourt 15-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 4-3; M Delcarmen 0-0; J Lester 2-3; P Byrd 5-6; J Lewis 3-3; R Betancourt 0-6.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 22; M Delcarmen 5; J Lester 11; P Byrd 21; J Lewis 7; R Betancourt 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Gary Cederstrom. 2B--Dana Demuth. 3B--Randy Marsh. LF--Kerwin Danley. RF--Brian Gorman.
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 44,008.
Weather: 66 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 1 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S KEVIN YOUKILIS AND DAVID ORTIZ IN THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S KEVIN YOUKILIS, DAVID ORTIZ AND MANNY RAMIREZ IN THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT CONSECUTIVELY.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 17, 2007 5:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
K. Youkilis K. Youkilis
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Cleveland
J. Peralta J. Peralta
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI