Boston 10, Colorado 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(96-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 1 10 15 1
Colorado 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5 11 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (1-0) S: J. Papelbon (2)
LP: J. Fogg (0-1)
(90-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep right, J. Ellsbury scored, D. Pedroia to third
- M. Lowell singled to center, D. Ortiz and D. Pedroia scored, M. Ramirez to second
- D. Matsuzaka singled to left, J. Varitek and M. Lowell scored, J. Lugo to third
- J. Ellsbury doubled to center, J. Lugo scored, D. Matsuzaka to third
Bot 6th: Colorado
- B. Hawpe singled to center, T. Helton scored, G. Atkins to second
- Y. Torrealba singled to left, G. Atkins scored, B. Hawpe to second
Bot 7th: Colorado
- M. Holliday homered to deep center, K. Matsui and T. Tulowitzki scored
Top 8th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury doubled to right, J. Lugo scored, C. Crisp to third
- D. Pedroia doubled to deep right, C. Crisp and J. Ellsbury scored
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Varitek hit sacrifice fly to deep center, M. Lowell scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf-rf 5 2 4 2 0 0 0 .417
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 3 2 0 0 2 .357
    J. Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Ortiz 1b 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .333
    K. Youkilis 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
M. Ramirez lf 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .333
M. Lowell 3b 5 2 2 2 0 1 2 .364
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .455
    H. Okajima p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Delcarmen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Cora 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .273
J. Lugo ss 3 2 1 0 2 0 1 .400
D. Matsuzaka p 3 0 1 2 0 1 2 .333
    J. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Timlin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Crisp cf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500
 Totals 39 10 15 10 3 7 16  
 Batting
2B - J Lugo (1, J Fogg); J Ellsbury 3 (3, J Fogg 2, B Fuentes); D Ortiz (3, J Fogg); J Drew (2, F Morales); D Pedroia (1, B Fuentes).
S - A Cora.
SF - J Varitek.
RBI - D Ortiz (3), M Lowell 2 (3), D Matsuzaka 2 (2), J Ellsbury 2 (3), D Pedroia 2 (4), J Varitek (4).
2-out RBI - D Matsuzaka 2, J Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 1, M Lowell 1, D Matsuzaka 2, D Pedroia 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - M Lowell (1, 3rd base off L Hawkins/Y Torrealba).
 
 Fielding
E - J Drew (1, catch).
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 1 3 0 0 1 2 .308
T. Tulowitzki ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .333
M. Holliday lf 5 1 1 3 0 0 3 .385
T. Helton 1b 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .273
G. Atkins 3b 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 .100
B. Hawpe rf 5 0 2 1 0 2 3 .231
Y. Torrealba c 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .200
C. Sullivan cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
    R. Spilborghs ph-cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
J. Fogg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Morales p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    S. Smith ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
    J. Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Baker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
    M. Herges p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Fuentes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Taveras ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 5 11 5 4 7 22  
 Batting
3B - B Hawpe (1, J Papelbon).
HR - M Holliday (1, 7th inning off H Okajima 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Hawpe (1), Y Torrealba (1), M Holliday 3 (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Y Torrealba 1, M Holliday 1, J Baker 1, T Tulowitzki 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - K Matsui (1, 2nd base off M Timlin/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Holliday (M Ramirez at Home).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 1-0) 5.1 3 2 2 3 5 0 3.38
J. Lopez 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NA
M. Timlin (H, 1) 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 10.80
H. Okajima (H, 2) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 2.70
M. Delcarmen 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
J. Papelbon (S, 2) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Fogg (L, 0-1) 2.2 10 6 6 2 2 0 20.25
F. Morales 2.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 21.00
J. Affeldt 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
M. Herges 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
B. Fuentes 1.0 3 3 3 1 0 0 9.00
L. Hawkins 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.50
IBB - M Ramirez (by J Fogg).
HBP - G Atkins (by D Matsuzaka).
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 101-66; J Lopez 6-4; M Timlin 14-10; H Okajima 29-19; M Delcarmen 19-8; J Papelbon 15-11; J Fogg 67-37; F Morales 35-23; J Affeldt 16-11; M Herges 14-9; B Fuentes 24-13; L Hawkins 9-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 7-4; J Lopez 0-0; M Timlin 0-2; H Okajima 1-0; M Delcarmen 0-2; J Papelbon 2-2; J Fogg 2-3; F Morales 4-2; J Affeldt 1-1; M Herges 0-0; B Fuentes 2-1; L Hawkins 2-1.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 23; J Lopez 2; M Timlin 4; H Okajima 5; M Delcarmen 4; J Papelbon 5; J Fogg 19; F Morales 8; J Affeldt 3; M Herges 3; B Fuentes 7; L Hawkins 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Mike Reilly. LF--Ed Montague. RF--Laz Diaz.
Time: 4:19.
Attendance: 49,983.
Weather: 45 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from left.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 28, 2007 12:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Ellsbury J. Ellsbury
4-5
2 RBI
 Colorado
M. Holliday M. Holliday
1-5, 1 HR
3 RBI