Boston 3, Tampa Bay 0
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  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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura walked
- B.J. Upton unknown into double play pitcher to first, A. Iwamura out at first
- C. Pena grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- M. Kotsay walked
- D. Pedroia lined out to second
- 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
- M. Lowell struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli struck out swinging
- W. Aybar flied out to center
- D. Navarro struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- J. Lowrie flied out to left
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- C. Crisp singled to center
- C. Crisp stole second
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- J. Bartlett singled to second
- G. Gross struck out looking
- F. Perez grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Bartlett out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia popped out to shortstop
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first
- K. Youkilis fouled out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura grounded out to second
- B.J. Upton grounded out to shortstop
- C. Pena struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- J. Bay singled to shortstop
- M. Lowell grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Bay out at second
- J. Lowrie struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli struck out looking
- W. Aybar popped out to third
- D. Navarro walked
- J. Bartlett singled to left center, D. Navarro to second
- G. Gross grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- B. Zobrist in left field
- F. Perez in center field
- J. Varitek grounded bunt out to third
- C. Crisp singled to right
- M. Kotsay singled to right, C. Crisp to third, M. Kotsay out at second
- D. Pedroia flied out to center

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- F. Perez grounded bunt out to first
- A. Iwamura singled to left
- B. Zobrist walked, A. Iwamura to second
- C. Pena flied out to center, A. Iwamura to third
- R. Baldelli struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first
- K. Youkilis walked
- J. Bay struck out swinging, K. Youkilis caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar struck out swinging
- D. Navarro singled to left
- J. Bartlett struck out looking
- G. Gross fouled out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- M. Lowell grounded out to third
- J. Lowrie flied out to deep right center
- J. Varitek struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- F. Perez lined out to shortstop
- A. Iwamura struck out swinging
- B. Zobrist singled to deep left
- C. Pena ground rule double to deep right, B. Zobrist to third
- J. Papelbon relieved J. Lester
- R. Baldelli struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- C. Crisp singled to left center
- J.P. Howell relieved E. Jackson
- C. Crisp caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop
- M. Kotsay singled to center
- D. Pedroia popped out to second
- D. Ortiz struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3

  Top 9th: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar struck out looking
- D. Navarro flied out to center
- E. Hinske hit for J. Bartlett
- E. Hinske singled to center
- E. Hinske to second on fielder's indifference
- G. Gross struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 3
 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
J. Bartlett Jason Bartlett
2-3
 Boston
J. Bay Jason Bay
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI