Boston 11, Cleveland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
Boston 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 6 X 11 15 1
WP: D. Matsuzaka (1-1) S: J. Papelbon (1)
LP: J. Westbrook (1-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- M. Ramirez singled to left center, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to second
Bot 2nd: Boston
- J. Lugo grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Varitek scored, J. Ellsbury out at second
Bot 3rd: Boston
- M. Lowell hit sacrifice fly to right, K. Youkilis scored
Top 4th: Cleveland
- R. Garko doubled to deep center, T. Hafner scored
Top 5th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore hit sacrifice fly to center, F. Gutierrez scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left, J. Ellsbury scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- J.D. Drew singled to center, M. Lowell scored
- D. Pedroia doubled to center, J. Varitek, J.D. Drew and J. Ellsbury scored
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, D. Pedroia scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .222
A. Cabrera 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .241
T. Hafner dh 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .148
V. Martinez c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .296
R. Garko 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .292
J. Peralta ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .259
K. Lofton lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .222
F. Gutierrez rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .211
C. Blake 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .346
 Totals 35 2 10 2 0 4 15  
 Batting
2B - T Hafner (1, D Matsuzaka); R Garko (2, D Matsuzaka).
SF - G Sizemore.
RBI - R Garko (2), G Sizemore (2).
2-out RBI - R Garko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Peralta 1, R Garko 1, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - C Blake.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - C Blake (1, ground ball).
DP - 3 (J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko 2, A Cabrera-R Garko).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 5 3 3 5 0 0 2 .345
K. Youkilis 1b 5 2 3 2 0 1 0 .500
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .292
M. Ramirez lf 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .409
    C. Crisp cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 .333
J.D. Drew rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .360
J. Varitek c 4 2 3 0 0 1 0 .269
J. Ellsbury cf-lf 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .250
J. Lugo ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200
 Totals 35 11 15 10 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - J Varitek 2 (3, J Westbrook, R Betancourt); K Youkilis (1, J Westbrook); M Lowell (2, R Betancourt); D Pedroia (3, R Betancourt).
HR - D Pedroia (1, 7th inning off R Betancourt 1 on, 1 Out), K Youkilis (3, 8th inning off J Lewis 1 on, 2 Out).
S - J Lugo.
SF - M Lowell.
RBI - M Ramirez (10), M Lowell (8), D Pedroia 5 (5), J Drew (6), K Youkilis 2 (7).
2-out RBI - D Pedroia 3, K Youkilis 2.
GIDP - J Drew, J Lugo, D Pedroia.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - J Lugo (1, pop up).
Outfield assists - M Ramirez (K Lofton at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Westbrook (L, 1-1) 6.0 9 3 3 1 5 0 3.55
R. Betancourt 1.2 5 7 6 1 1 1 6.75
J. Lewis 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 6.35
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 1-1) 5.0 6 2 2 0 3 0 5.59
H. Okajima (H, 1) 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Papelbon (S, 1) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
WP - D Matsuzaka.
IBB - M Ramirez (by J Westbrook), J Ellsbury (by R Betancourt).
Pitches-strikes - J Westbrook 94-56; R Betancourt 41-29; J Lewis 9-6; D Matsuzaka 88-61; H Okajima 25-18; J Papelbon 16-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Westbrook 10-3; R Betancourt 2-2; J Lewis 0-0; D Matsuzaka 5-6; H Okajima 3-3; J Papelbon 1-4.
Batters faced - J Westbrook 25; R Betancourt 12; J Lewis 2; D Matsuzaka 20; H Okajima 9; J Papelbon 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Paul Emmel. LF--Gary Cederstrom. RF--Dana Demuth.
Time: 3:33.
Attendance: 37,165.
Weather: 66 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, left to right.

Updated on Monday, Oct 22, 2007 5:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
C. Blake C. Blake
2-4
 Boston
D. Pedroia D. Pedroia
3-5, 1 HR
5 RBI