Boston 5, Oakland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 1
Boston 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 X 5 8 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (12-2) S: J. Papelbon (31)
LP: D. Braden (2-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- R. Sweeney popped out to third
- M. Ellis singled to left, M. Ellis out at second
- J. Cust walked
- F. Thomas flied out to right center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to deep left center
- K. Youkilis singled to center, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to second advancing on throw
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- M. Lowell flied out to left
- J. Bay grounded out to third

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- C. Gonzalez tripled to deep center
- J. Hannahan struck out swinging
- B. Crosby struck out swinging
- D. Barton flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- J. Lowrie flied out to deep right
- J. Varitek grounded out to third
- C. Crisp flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- R. Bowen struck out swinging
- R. Sweeney grounded out to second
- M. Ellis struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- J. Ellsbury singled to second, J. Ellsbury to second on second baseman M. Ellis' throwing error
- D. Pedroia grounded out to third
- K. Youkilis grounded into fielder's choice, J. Ellsbury out at third
- K. Youkilis out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Cust struck out swinging
- F. Thomas struck out swinging
- C. Gonzalez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz flied out to left center
- M. Lowell doubled to deep left center
- J. Bay singled to left, M. Lowell to third
- J. Lowrie tripled to deep center, M. Lowell and J. Bay scored
- S. Casilla relieved S. Casilla
- J. Varitek walked
- C. Crisp hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Lowrie scored
- J. Ellsbury grounded into fielder's choice, J. Varitek out at second

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Boston 4

  Top 5th: Oakland
- J. Hannahan flied out to deep right
- B. Crosby walked
- D. Barton homered to deep right, B. Crosby scored
- R. Bowen grounded out to second
- R. Sweeney struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- D. Pedroia popped out to second
- K. Youkilis flied out to right
- D. Ortiz walked
- D. Ortiz stole second
- M. Lowell struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 4

  Top 6th: Oakland
- M. Ellis flied out to deep left center
- J. Cust singled to center
- F. Thomas flied out to right
- C. Gonzalez flied out to left

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

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- J. Devine relieved S. Casilla
- J. Bay singled to left
- J. Lowrie walked, J. Bay to second
- J. Bay to third, J. Lowrie to second on passed ball
- A. Embree relieved J. Devine
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- C. Crisp hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Bay scored, J. Lowrie to third
- J. Ellsbury flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 5

  Top 7th: Oakland
- H. Okajima relieved D. Matsuzaka
- J. Hannahan struck out swinging
- B. Crosby walked
- D. Barton fouled out to catcher
- K. Suzuki hit for R. Bowen
- K. Suzuki singled to right, B. Crosby to second
- R. Sweeney flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 5

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- K. Suzuki catching
- H. Street relieved A. Embree
- D. Pedroia fouled out to catcher
- K. Youkilis doubled to deep left
- D. Ortiz intentionally walked
- M. Lowell struck out swinging
- J. Bay popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 5

  Top 8th: Oakland
- M. Delcarmen relieved H. Okajima
- M. Ellis flied out to right
- J. Cust walked
- F. Thomas flied out to deep center
- C. Gonzalez grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 5

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- D. Meyer relieved H. Street
- G. Petit at shortstop
- J. Lowrie flied out to right
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- C. Crisp grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 5

  Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Papelbon relieved M. Delcarmen
- J. Hannahan grounded out to second
- E. Brown hit for G. Petit
- E. Brown grounded out to third
- D. Barton struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Boston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
D. Barton Daric Barton
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
K. Youkilis Kevin Youkilis
2-4
1 RBI