Boston 13, Tampa Bay 5
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 4 0 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 13 11 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 7 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (17-2)
LP: S. Kazmir (11-7)
(88-60)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right, C. Crisp and D. Pedroia scored
- M. Lowell homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura homered to deep left
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Bay homered to deep center
- J. Varitek homered to deep left, J. Lowrie scored
- D. Pedroia singled to right, J. Ellsbury scored, C. Crisp to third
- D. Ortiz grounded into fielder's choice, C. Crisp scored, D. Pedroia out at second
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, D. Ortiz scored
Top 5th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury homered to deep right
Top 6th: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to left, C. Carter scored
Bot 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Ruggiano homered to deep right, J. Jaso scored
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- D. Johnson homered to deep right, W. Aybar scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 3 2 1 0 3 0 0 .289
D. Pedroia 2b 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .327
    K. Cash ph-3b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .231
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 4 0 0 1 .265
    C. Carter pr-dh 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .667
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .312
    J. Bailey ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .270
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .275
    A. Cora pr-ss-2b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
J. Bay lf 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 .302
    D. Ross ph-c 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167
J. Lowrie ss-3b-ss 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 .275
J. Varitek c 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 .225
    J. Van Every ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .222
J. Ellsbury rf-lf 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .267
 Totals 35 13 11 13 9 6 11  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp (16, S Kazmir); D Ortiz (27, M Talbot).
HR - D Ortiz (19, 1st inning off S Kazmir 2 on, 0 Out), M Lowell (17, 1st inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 1 Out), J Bay (8, 4th inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 0 Out), J Varitek (13, 4th inning off S Kazmir 1 on, 0 Out), K Youkilis (26, 4th inning off M Talbot 1 on, 1 Out), J Ellsbury (8, 5th inning off M Talbot 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz 4 (81), M Lowell (73), J Bay (34), J Varitek 2 (40), D Pedroia (79), K Youkilis 3 (105), J Ellsbury (45).
2-out RBI - J Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Van Every 1.
GIDP - J Varitek, D Ross.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - J Ellsbury (9, 2nd base by S Kazmir).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Cora-J Lowrie-J Bailey).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .278
    W. Aybar ph-2b 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 .257
J. Bartlett ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .276
    B. Zobrist ph-ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .225
C. Pena 1b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .245
    D. Johnson ph-1b 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 .300
E. Longoria 3b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .281
    J. Jaso c 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333
C. Floyd dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .274
    M. Hernandez ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
D. Navarro c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .293
    J. Ruggiano rf 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 .231
E. Hinske lf-3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .245
G. Gross rf 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
    J. Gomes lf 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .174
F. Perez cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .250
 Totals 33 5 7 5 4 11 15  
 Batting
HR - A Iwamura (6, 3rd inning off D Matsuzaka 0 on, 1 Out), J Ruggiano (2, 6th inning off C Smith 1 on, 1 Out), D Johnson (2, 7th inning off C Smith 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Iwamura (43), J Ruggiano 2 (7), D Johnson 2 (3).
2-out RBI - D Johnson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Floyd 1, D Johnson 1.
GIDP - E Hinske.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (C Pena-J Bartlett-M Talbot, B Zobrist-W Aybar-D Johnson).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 17-2) 5.0 3 1 1 2 7 1 2.93
C. Smith 2.0 4 4 4 0 3 2 7.31
M. Timlin 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.96
D. Pauley 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.71
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir (L, 11-7) 3.0 6 9 9 4 2 4 3.50
M. Talbot 3.0 5 4 4 3 2 2 12.00
J. Salas 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 7.11
J. Hammel 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.54
HBP - J Varitek (by S Kazmir); E Longoria (by D Matsuzaka); M Lowell (by M Talbot).
Pitches-strikes - D Matsuzaka 101-62; C Smith 49-30; M Timlin 8-4; S Kazmir 72-39; M Talbot 62-35; J Salas 34-22; J Hammel 9-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Matsuzaka 2-6; C Smith 1-2; M Timlin 3-0; S Kazmir 1-5; M Talbot 6-1; J Salas 2-3; J Hammel 1-1.
Batters faced - D Matsuzaka 21; C Smith 10; M Timlin 3; S Kazmir 19; M Talbot 16; J Salas 8; J Hammel 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Jerry Crawford.
Weather: INDOORS.

Updated on Monday, Sep 15, 2008 10:39 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Ruggiano Justin Ruggiano
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI