Boston 6, Chi White Sox 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 6 14 1
Chi White Sox 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 5 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (13-2)
LP: B. Logan (2-3)
(64-51)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 5th: Chi White Sox
- O. Cabrera singled to right center, N. Swisher scored, D. Wise to third
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Bay grounded into fielder's choice, D. Ortiz scored, M. Lowell out at second
Top 7th: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to left, J. Ellsbury scored, J. Varitek to third, J.D. Drew to second
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep center, J. Varitek, J.D. Drew and D. Pedroia scored
Top 8th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right
Bot 9th: Chi White Sox
- J. Thome homered to deep right
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J.D. Drew rf 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 .282
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .316
D. Ortiz dh 5 1 3 3 0 1 2 .256
K. Youkilis 1b 5 0 2 0 0 2 4 .315
M. Lowell 3b 5 0 2 0 0 1 3 .272
J. Bay lf 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 .343
J. Lowrie ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .284
J. Ellsbury cf 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 .271
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .222
 Totals 40 6 14 6 3 7 19  
 Batting
2B - J Lowrie (8, J Contreras); D Ortiz (13, B Logan).
HR - J Ellsbury (7, 8th inning off A Russell 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bay (7), D Pedroia (53), D Ortiz 3 (53), J Ellsbury (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, M Lowell 1, J Bay 1, J Lowrie 2.
GIDP - M Lowell.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - D Matsuzaka (1, bunt).
DP - 4 (K Youkilis-J Lowrie-D Matsuzaka, J Lowrie-D Pedroia-K Youkilis, D Pedroia-J Lowrie-K Youkilis 2).
 Chi White Sox
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Cabrera ss 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 .270
A.J. Pierzynski c 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .286
C. Quentin lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
J. Dye rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .299
J. Thome dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .258
A. Ramirez 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .310
N. Swisher 1b 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .230
J. Uribe 3b 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .234
D. Wise cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290
 Totals 28 2 5 2 3 4 14  
 Batting
HR - J Thome (23, 9th inning off M Timlin 0 on, 2 Out).
S - D Wise.
RBI - O Cabrera (47), J Thome (66).
2-out RBI - J Thome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Ramirez 1.
GIDP - N Swisher, A Pierzynski 3.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Uribe-A Ramirez-N Swisher).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 13-2) 8.0 4 1 1 3 4 0 2.90
M. Timlin 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.23
 Chi White Sox
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Contreras 1.2 3 0 0 0 2 0 4.54
D.J. Carrasco 4.1 3 1 1 1 4 0 2.57
B. Logan (L, 2-3) 0.0 4 4 4 1 0 0 5.36
A. Russell 3.0 4 1 1 1 1 1 5.52
WP - A Russell.
HBP - C Quentin (by D Matsuzaka).
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 106-65; M Timlin 15-10; J Contreras 34-21; D Carrasco 61-41; B Logan 18-11; A Russell 47-27.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 14-7; M Timlin 0-3; J Contreras 0-3; D Carrasco 4-5; B Logan 0-0; A Russell 4-4.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 29; M Timlin 4; J Contreras 8; D Carrasco 17; B Logan 5; A Russell 13.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Chad Fairchild. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 39,243.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CHICAGO PITCHER JOSE CONTRERAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING DUE TO AN APPARENT ANKLE INJURY.
CHICAGO PITCHER JOSE CONTRERAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING DUE TO A RUPTURED LEFT ACHILLES.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 9, 2008 10:07 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
3-5
3 RBI
 Chi White Sox
J. Thome Jim Thome
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI