Tampa Bay 5, Boston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 12 1
Boston 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 6 0
WP: D. Wheeler (4-5) S: T. Percival (28)
LP: J. Papelbon (5-4)
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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 flied out to deep left center
- B. Zobrist struck out swinging
- C. Pena singled to right
- C. Floyd struck out looking

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp flied out to center
- J. Lowrie flied out to deep center
- D. Pedroia singled to center
- K. Youkilis doubled to deep center, D. Pedroia scored
- J. Bay walked
- M. Lowell popped out to shallow center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 1

  Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar flied out to center
- E. Hinske grounded out to first
- D. Navarro singled to right
- G. Gross singled to right, D. Navarro to third
- J. Bartlett fouled out to first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 0, Boston 1

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- M. Kotsay grounded out to shortstop
- J. Varitek flied out to center
- J. Bailey struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura reached on bunt single to third
- B. Zobrist walked, A. Iwamura to second
- C. Pena walked, A. Iwamura to third, B. Zobrist to second
- C. Floyd hit by pitch, A. Iwamura scored, B. Zobrist to third, C. Pena to second
- W. Aybar hit sacrifice fly to deep right, B. Zobrist scored, C. Pena to third
- E. Hinske lined out to second
- D. Navarro grounded out to first

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- C. Crisp flied out to deep center
- J. Lowrie walked
- D. Pedroia grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Lowrie out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 2, Boston 1

  Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- G. Gross singled to second
- J. Bartlett doubled to deep left, G. Gross scored, J. Bartlett to third advancing on throw
- A. Iwamura grounded out to first
- B. Zobrist struck out swinging
- C. Pena walked
- C. Floyd struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 1

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- M. Lowell homered to deep left
- M. Kotsay flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2

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

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- J. Varitek popped out to third
- J. Bailey popped out to shallow left
- C. Crisp singled to center
- J. Lowrie walked, C. Crisp to second
- D. Pedroia flied out to deep right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2

  Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura singled to right
- J. Lopez relieved J. Lopez
- B. Zobrist grounded out to shortstop, A. Iwamura to second
- C. Pena fouled out to left
- C. Floyd grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- K. Youkilis lined out to third
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- M. Lowell safe at first on pitcher S. Kazmir's fielding error
- M. Kotsay struck out looking

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

  Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar singled to left
- F. Perez walked, W. Aybar to second
- M. Delcarmen relieved M. Delcarmen
- D. Navarro flied out to deep right, W. Aybar to third
- G. Gross flied out to left
- J. Bartlett grounded into fielder's choice, F. Perez out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- B. Zobrist in left field
- F. Perez in center field
- G. Balfour relieved S. Kazmir
- J. Varitek flied out to left
- D. Ortiz hit for J. Bailey
- D. Ortiz flied out to right center
- C. Crisp flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2

  Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- D. Ortiz at designated hitter
- A. Iwamura grounded out to second
- B. Zobrist grounded out to shortstop
- H. Okajima relieved M. Delcarmen
- C. Pena struck out looking

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

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- D. Wheeler relieved G. Balfour
- J. Lowrie struck out swinging
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop
- K. Youkilis walked
- J. Bay homered to deep left, K. Youkilis scored
- M. Lowell grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Top 9th: Tampa Bay
- J. Ruggiano hit for C. Floyd
- J. Papelbon relieved H. Okajima
- D. Johnson hit for J. Ruggiano
- D. Johnson homered to deep right
- W. Aybar flied out to center
- F. Perez doubled to deep left center
- D. Navarro doubled to deep left, F. Perez scored
- G. Gross flied out to left
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 4

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- D. Johnson at designated hitter
- T. Percival relieved D. Wheeler
- M. Kotsay walked
- J. Varitek struck out looking
- D. Ortiz flied out to right
- J. Ellsbury ran for M. Kotsay
- J. Ellsbury stole second, J. Ellsbury to third on D. Navarro's throwing error
- C. Crisp popped out to shallow right
 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
D. Navarro Dioner Navarro
2-5
1 RBI
 Boston
M. Lowell Mike Lowell
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI