Boston 8, Texas 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 1 8 12 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1
WP: J. Beckett (12-9)
LP: K. Millwood (9-8)
(69-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Lowell homered to deep left
Top 4th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to left, M. Kotsay and J. Bay scored, M. Lowell to second advancing on throw
- C. Crisp singled to center, M. Lowell and J. Lowrie scored, J. Varitek to second
Top 6th: Boston
- C. Crisp tripled to deep left center, J. Varitek scored
- J. Ellsbury tripled to deep right, C. Crisp scored
Top 9th: Boston
- M. Lowell doubled to deep center, J. Bay scored
Bot 9th: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to left, G. Duran scored, H. Blalock to second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 .264
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .332
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267
M. Kotsay 1b 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 .276
J. Bay lf 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 .306
M. Lowell 3b 5 2 3 4 0 0 1 .275
J. Lowrie ss 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 .276
J. Varitek c 4 1 2 0 1 1 2 .230
C. Crisp cf 5 1 3 3 0 0 2 .277
 Totals 40 8 12 8 5 5 14  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (45, K Millwood); J Bay (8, K Millwood); M Lowell (26, B White).
3B - C Crisp (3, K Millwood); J Ellsbury (6, K Millwood).
HR - M Lowell (15, 2nd inning off K Millwood 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Lowell 4 (71), C Crisp 3 (38), J Ellsbury (42).
2-out RBI - C Crisp, J Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2, M Kotsay 1, D Ortiz 2, D Pedroia 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Lowrie-D Pedroia-M Kotsay).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Arias 2b 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 .271
M. Young ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .284
J. Hamilton cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .301
M. Bradley dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .327
    G. Duran ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .225
H. Blalock 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .268
M. Byrd lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
    B. Boggs lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .230
N. Cruz rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .256
G. Laird c 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .284
C. Davis 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .276
 Totals 32 1 6 1 3 12 10  
 Batting
RBI - N Cruz (4).
2-out RBI - N Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blalock 1, M Young 1, G Laird 1.
GIDP - M Young.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Arias (1, ground ball).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 12-9) 5.0 4 0 0 0 7 0 4.20
M. Delcarmen 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.77
J. Masterson 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.20
H. Okajima 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 2.95
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Millwood (L, 9-8) 6.0 9 7 6 1 4 1 5.01
J. Rupe 2.0 1 0 0 3 1 0 4.61
B. White 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 27.00
L. Mendoza 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.35
WP - L Mendoza.
Pitches-strikes - J Beckett 80-49; M Delcarmen 26-16; J Masterson 23-11; H Okajima 25-15; K Millwood 86-61; J Rupe 38-16; B White 15-8; L Mendoza 7-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Beckett 3-5; M Delcarmen 1-2; J Masterson 2-1; H Okajima 0-1; K Millwood 3-11; J Rupe 3-2; B White 0-1; L Mendoza 1-1.
Batters faced - J Beckett 18; M Delcarmen 6; J Masterson 5; H Okajima 6; K Millwood 29; J Rupe 10; B White 4; L Mendoza 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Chad Fairchild. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Time: 2:58.
Attendance: 30,264.
Weather: 87 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
TEXAS LEFT FIELDER MARLON BYRD LEFT THE GAME IN THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING WITH A SPRAINED LEFT THUMB.

Updated on Friday, Sep 5, 2008 11:08 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
M. Lowell Mike Lowell
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Texas
N. Cruz Nelson Cruz
1-4
1 RBI