Boston 7, Cleveland 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 7 12 1
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
WP: J. Beckett (2-0)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Ramirez doubled to left center
- M. Lowell singled to right, M. Ramirez out at home

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Cleveland 0

  Bottom 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore doubled to left
- A. Cabrera singled to right, G. Sizemore to third
- T. Hafner grounded into double play shortstop to first, G. Sizemore scored, A. Cabrera out at second
- V. Martinez singled to left
- R. Garko struck out swinging

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Cleveland 1

  Top 2nd: Boston
- B. Kielty struck out looking
- J. Varitek hit by pitch
- C. Crisp struck out looking
- J. Lugo flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 2nd: Cleveland
- J. Peralta struck out swinging
- K. Lofton grounded out to pitcher
- F. Gutierrez walked
- C. Blake struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Cleveland 1

  Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to right
- K. Youkilis grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, D. Pedroia out at second
- D. Ortiz walked
- M. Ramirez singled to deep right center, D. Ortiz scored
- M. Lowell struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 3rd: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore struck out swinging
- A. Cabrera grounded out to second
- T. Hafner struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Top 4th: Boston
- B. Kielty singled to right
- J. Varitek singled to left, B. Kielty to second
- C. Crisp struck out swinging
- J. Lugo grounded into double play shortstop to first, J. Varitek out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 4th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez grounded out to shortstop
- R. Garko grounded out to pitcher
- J. Peralta grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Top 5th: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz singled to left
- D. Ortiz to second on wild pitch
- M. Ramirez walked
- M. Lowell hit by pitch, D. Ortiz to third, M. Ramirez to second
- B. Kielty flied out to deep right center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 5th: Cleveland
- K. Lofton flied out to left center
- F. Gutierrez struck out looking
- C. Blake singled to center
- G. Sizemore singled to center, C. Blake to third
- A. Cabrera struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Top 6th: Boston
- J. Varitek grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crisp grounded out to third
- J. Lugo struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 6th: Cleveland
- T. Hafner struck out looking
- V. Martinez grounded out to shortstop
- R. Garko struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Cleveland 1

  Top 7th: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to deep center
- K. Youkilis tripled to deep center, D. Pedroia scored
- R. Betancourt relieved C.C. Sabathia
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to deep left, K. Youkilis scored
- M. Ramirez struck out looking
- M. Lowell flied out to center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 7th: Cleveland
- J.D. Drew in right field
- J. Peralta grounded out to third
- K. Lofton safe at first on pitcher J. Beckett's fielding error
- F. Gutierrez flied out to center
- C. Blake struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Boston 4, Cleveland 1

  Top 8th: Boston
- R. Perez relieved R. Betancourt
- J.D. Drew walked
- J. Varitek flied out to deep right center
- C. Crisp reached on fielder's choice, J.D. Drew to second on pitcher R. Perez's throwing error
- J. Lugo reached on bunt single to pitcher, J.D. Drew to third, C. Crisp to second
- T. Mastny relieved R. Perez
- J.D. Drew scored, C. Crisp to third, J. Lugo to second on passed ball
- D. Pedroia walked
- K. Youkilis walked, C. Crisp scored, J. Lugo to third, D. Pedroia to second
- D. Ortiz hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Lugo scored
- M. Ramirez struck out looking

3 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Boston 7, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 8th: Cleveland
- J. Ellsbury in left field
- G. Sizemore flied out to left
- A. Cabrera struck out looking
- T. Hafner grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, Cleveland 1

  Top 9th: Boston
- M. Lowell flied out to center
- J.D. Drew doubled to deep center
- J. Varitek grounded out to pitcher, J.D. Drew to third
- C. Crisp grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, Cleveland 1

  Bottom 9th: Cleveland
- J. Papelbon relieved J. Beckett
- V. Martinez struck out swinging
- R. Garko doubled to deep center
- J. Peralta grounded out to shortstop, R. Garko to third
- K. Lofton walked
- F. Gutierrez flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, Cleveland 1
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
K. Youkilis K. Youkilis
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Cleveland
G. Sizemore G. Sizemore
2-4