Boston 5, Baltimore 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 1
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5 9 1
WP: J. Masterson (5-4)
LP: J. Miller (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Baltimore
- N. Markakis safe at first on center fielder C. Crisp's fielding error, B. Roberts scored, N. Markakis to second
Top 4th: Baltimore
- L. Scott doubled to deep left center, A. Huff scored, O. Salazar to third
- L. Montanez grounded out to first, O. Salazar scored, L. Scott to third
- G. Quiroz singled to center, L. Scott scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- C. Crisp walked, J. Bay scored, J. Varitek to third, A. Cora to second
Bot 8th: Boston
- M. Kotsay tripled to deep center, D. Ortiz and D. Pedroia scored
Bot 9th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury reached on fielder's choice, A. Cora to third, C. Crisp to second, A. Cora scored on pitcher J. Miller's throwing error
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .297
J. Payton cf-lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252
N. Markakis rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .306
A. Huff 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .313
O. Salazar 1b 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 .200
L. Scott dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .269
L. Montanez lf 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 .333
    A. Jones cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
A. Cintron ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .270
    J. Castro ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .207
G. Quiroz c 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 .189
    R. Hernandez ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258
 Totals 32 4 5 3 4 9 10  
 Batting
2B - B Roberts (47, D Matsuzaka); L Scott (26, D Matsuzaka).
RBI - L Scott (58), L Montanez (8), G Quiroz (13).
2-out RBI - G Quiroz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Salazar 1, J Payton 1.
GIDP - L Scott.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - A Huff (4, 2nd base off J Masterson/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - J Miller (2, throw).
DP - 1 (B Roberts-A Cintron-O Salazar).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .264
J. Lowrie 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .277
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .271
D. Pedroia 2b 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 .333
M. Kotsay 1b 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .333
J. Bay lf 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 .305
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .227
A. Cora ss 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .296
C. Crisp cf 3 0 2 1 1 1 1 .272
 Totals 32 5 9 4 3 10 12  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (44, R Cherry).
3B - M Kotsay (1, R Cherry).
HR - D Pedroia (17, 7th inning off J Walker 0 on, 1 Out).
S - J Ellsbury.
RBI - D Pedroia (76), C Crisp (35), M Kotsay 2 (7).
2-out RBI - C Crisp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 1, J Ellsbury 2.
GIDP - J Ellsbury.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - C Crisp (2, fly ball).
DP - 1 (M Kotsay-J Lowrie).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Cormier 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.37
D. Sarfate 3.0 1 0 0 0 5 0 4.77
J. Walker 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 1 6.23
R. Cherry (BS, 2) 0.2 2 2 2 2 1 0 6.10
J. Miller (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka 6.0 4 4 3 4 7 0 2.88
J. Lopez 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.75
J. Masterson (W, 5-4) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.24
HBP - J Bay (by J Walker).
Pitches-strikes - L Cormier 32-27; D Sarfate 47-30; J Walker 16-8; R Cherry 29-15; J Miller 16-11; D Matsuzaka 112-73; J Lopez 10-8; J Masterson 28-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Cormier 4-4; D Sarfate 2-2; J Walker 0-1; R Cherry 0-1; J Miller 1-0; D Matsuzaka 5-6; J Lopez 1-2; J Masterson 4-0.
Batters faced - L Cormier 10; D Sarfate 10; J Walker 6; R Cherry 6; J Miller 5; D Matsuzaka 27; J Lopez 4; J Masterson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Ejections: BALTIMORE's Crowley by Nelson (9th).
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 37,373.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008 4:59 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
L. Scott Luke Scott
1-4
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI