Boston 3, Tampa Bay 0
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(85-57)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Boston 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 9 0
WP: J. Lester (14-5) S: J. Papelbon (36)
LP: E. Jackson (11-10)
(85-58)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep center, M. Kotsay scored
- K. Youkilis singled to center, D. Ortiz scored, K. Youkilis out at second
- J. Bay homered to deep center
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .279
B.J. Upton cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
    B. Zobrist lf 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .222
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .245
R. Baldelli dh 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .300
W. Aybar 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .253
D. Navarro c 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .298
J. Bartlett ss 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 .282
    E. Hinske ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
G. Gross rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .244
F. Perez lf-cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100
 Totals 32 0 7 0 3 12 13  
 Batting
2B - C Pena (20, J Lester).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Gross 2, R Baldelli 3.
GIDP - F Perez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - B Upton (K Youkilis at 2nd base), G Gross (M Kotsay at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (W Aybar-A Iwamura-C Pena, D Navarro-A Iwamura).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay rf 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .297
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .328
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .270
K. Youkilis 1b 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .315
J. Bay lf 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 .313
M. Lowell 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275
J. Lowrie ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .227
C. Crisp cf 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 .291
 Totals 28 3 9 3 2 7 7  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (24, E Jackson).
HR - J Bay (6, 1st inning off E Jackson 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz (73), K Youkilis (98), J Bay (31).
2-out RBI - J Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kotsay 1, D Pedroia 1.
GIDP - M Lowell.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (20, 2nd base off E Jackson/D Navarro).
CS - C Crisp (7, 2nd base by J Howell), K Youkilis (5, 2nd base by E Jackson/D Navarro).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Lester-K Youkilis, M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Jackson (L, 11-10) 7.0 8 3 3 2 6 1 4.06
J.P. Howell 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.51
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Lester (W, 14-5) 7.2 6 0 0 3 9 0 3.23
J. Papelbon (S, 36) 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.62
Pitches-strikes - E Jackson 98-58; J Howell 16-8; J Lester 119-74; J Papelbon 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Jackson 6-6; J Howell 0-1; J Lester 7-6; J Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced - E Jackson 27; J Howell 3; J Lester 30; J Papelbon 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Ron Kulpa.
Time: 2:38.
Attendance: 37,662.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
BOSTON CENTER FIELDER COCO CRISP SINGLED IN THE SECOND INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.

Updated on Monday, Sep 8, 2008 10:01 pm ET

 
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