Boston 4, Seattle 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(59-43)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Seattle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (11-1) S: J. Papelbon (30)
LP: R.A. Dickey (2-5)
(38-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- J.D. Drew homered to deep right
Top 5th: Boston
- J.D. Drew hit sacrifice fly to right center, J. Ellsbury scored
- M. Lowell doubled to deep left, D. Pedroia scored, M. Ramirez to third
- J. Lowrie hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Ramirez scored
Bot 8th: Seattle
- I. Suzuki doubled to deep center, B. LaHair scored
- J. Lopez singled to center, I. Suzuki scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .261
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .320
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .294
M. Ramirez dh 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .301
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 2 1 1 0 2 .285
K. Youkilis 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .311
J. Lowrie ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .300
J. Varitek c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .219
C. Crisp cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251
 Totals 32 4 9 4 6 5 17  
 Batting
2B - M Lowell (23, R Dickey).
HR - J Drew (18, 1st inning off R Dickey 0 on, 2 Out).
S - C Crisp.
SF - J Drew , J Lowrie.
RBI - J Drew 2 (57), M Lowell (59), J Lowrie (10).
2-out RBI - J Drew.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, M Lowell 1, J Drew 2, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - K Youkilis.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Pedroia-J Lowrie-K Youkilis).
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .302
J. Lopez 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .296
R. Ibanez lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .278
J. Vidro dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .223
A. Beltre 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
J. Reed cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248
J. Clement c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .171
    K. Johjima c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
B. LaHair 1b 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .111
Y. Betancourt ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262
 Totals 31 2 5 2 3 6 9  
 Batting
2B - I Suzuki (12, D Matsuzaka).
RBI - I Suzuki (24), J Lopez (52).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Vidro 1, J Reed 1.
GIDP - A Beltre.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (Y Betancourt-J Lopez-B LaHair).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 11-1) 7.1 5 2 2 3 6 0 2.63
H. Okajima (H, 18) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
J. Papelbon (S, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.28
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R.A. Dickey (L, 2-5) 6.0 9 4 4 3 0 1 3.93
R. Corcoran 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.41
A. Rhodes 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.75
C. Jimenez 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0.77
IBB - K Youkilis (by R Dickey).
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 99-61; H Okajima 12-8; J Papelbon 9-6; R Dickey 105-68; R Corcoran 16-8; A Rhodes 13-12; C Jimenez 27-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 9-7; H Okajima 1-1; J Papelbon 1-2; R Dickey 7-11; R Corcoran 2-0; A Rhodes 0-0; C Jimenez 1-1.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 29; H Okajima 2; J Papelbon 3; R Dickey 30; R Corcoran 3; A Rhodes 3; C Jimenez 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Bill Hohn.
Time: 2:48.
Attendance: 38,425.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
SEATTLE'S JEFF CLEMENT LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A RIGHT THUMB INJURY.
BOSTON'S MANNY RAMIREZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.
SEATTLE'S JOSE LOPEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE EIGHTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008 1:02 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J.D. Drew J.D. Drew
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Seattle
I. Suzuki Ichiro Suzuki
1-2
1 RBI