Baltimore 11, Boston 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 13 0
Baltimore 0 3 4 3 1 0 0 0 X 11 9 1
WP: C. Waters (2-0)
LP: C. Buchholz (2-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to left, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to second
- J. Lowrie walked, D. Ortiz scored, K. Youkilis to third, J. Bay to second
Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Ellsbury reached on bunt single to pitcher, K. Cash scored, J. Ellsbury to second on C. Waters' throwing error
- D. Ortiz singled to deep right, J. Ellsbury scored
Bot 2nd: Baltimore
- L. Montanez singled to right, L. Scott scored
- B. Roberts singled to left, J. Payton and L. Montanez scored, J. Castro to second
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- R. Hernandez homered to deep center, M. Mora and L. Scott scored
- J. Castro singled to left, L. Montanez scored, J. Castro out at second
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- M. Mora homered to deep left, B. Roberts and N. Markakis scored
Top 5th: Boston
- J. Bay homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Baltimore
- M. Mora hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Payton scored, J. Castro to third
Top 8th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury doubled to center, J. Bailey scored, C. Crisp to third
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury rf 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .267
D. Pedroia 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .319
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 .267
K. Youkilis 3b 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .321
J. Bay lf 5 1 2 1 0 2 3 .347
J. Lowrie ss 4 0 1 1 1 1 1 .312
J. Bailey 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .231
C. Crisp cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .252
K. Cash c 3 1 1 0 1 2 3 .221
 Totals 38 6 13 5 4 7 21  
 Batting
2B - K Cash (7, C Waters); J Lowrie (15, C Waters); J Ellsbury (13, K Mickolio).
3B - D Pedroia (2, C Waters).
HR - J Bay (4, 5th inning off C Waters 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Youkilis (88), J Lowrie (31), D Ortiz (65), J Bay (18), J Ellsbury (35).
2-out RBI - J Bay, J Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2, D Pedroia 2.
GIDP - J Ellsbury.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury (41, 3rd base off C Waters/R Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Bay (J Castro at 2nd base).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 .300
N. Markakis rf 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 .302
M. Mora 3b 3 2 1 4 0 0 2 .284
A. Huff 1b 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .299
L. Scott dh 3 2 1 0 2 2 0 .272
R. Hernandez c 5 1 1 3 0 1 1 .257
L. Montanez lf 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 .370
J. Payton cf 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .243
J. Castro ss 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 .235
 Totals 31 11 9 11 9 6 13  
 Batting
HR - R Hernandez (13, 3rd inning off D Aardsma 2 on, 1 Out), M Mora (21, 4th inning off J Lopez 2 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Mora.
RBI - L Montanez (6), B Roberts 2 (45), R Hernandez 3 (54), J Castro (9), M Mora 4 (95).
2-out RBI - L Montanez, B Roberts 2, J Castro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Castro 1, A Huff 1, N Markakis 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - M Mora (3, 3rd base off D Aardsma/K Cash), J Payton (5, 2nd base off M Timlin/K Cash).
 
 Fielding
E - C Waters (1, throw).
Outfield assists - N Markakis (J Lowrie at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (N Markakis-J Castro, B Roberts-J Castro-A Huff).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Buchholz (L, 2-9) 2.1 3 5 5 3 0 0 6.75
D. Aardsma 0.2 2 2 2 1 0 1 4.19
J. Lopez 1.0 3 3 3 1 2 1 3.04
M. Timlin 2.0 1 1 1 3 2 0 5.30
H. Okajima 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.90
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Waters (W, 2-0) 5.0 8 5 4 3 1 1 4.98
D. Sarfate 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 5.19
K. Mickolio 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 9.00
J. Johnson 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.33
HBP - M Mora (by C Buchholz); J Castro (by M Timlin).
Pitches-strikes - C Buchholz 60-30; D Aardsma 16-6; J Lopez 30-17; M Timlin 61-35; H Okajima 35-20; C Waters 108-64; D Sarfate 38-24; K Mickolio 28-19; J Johnson 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Buchholz 4-3; D Aardsma 1-0; J Lopez 1-0; M Timlin 2-2; H Okajima 1-3; C Waters 8-5; D Sarfate 0-3; K Mickolio 0-1; J Johnson 1-1.
Batters faced - C Buchholz 14; D Aardsma 4; J Lopez 7; M Timlin 11; H Okajima 7; C Waters 24; D Sarfate 8; K Mickolio 6; J Johnson 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 33,364.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, out to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 20, 2008 10:51 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Bay Jason Bay
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Baltimore
M. Mora Melvin Mora
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI