Tampa Bay 10, Boston 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 2
Tampa Bay 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 X 10 12 0
WP: G. Balfour (5-2)
LP: T. Wakefield (9-11)
(90-60)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right center, J. Ellsbury scored
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Iwamura scored
- W. Aybar homered to deep left, J. Bartlett scored
Bot 2nd: Tampa Bay
- G. Gross homered to deep right
- F. Perez homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar singled to shallow center, E. Longoria scored, W. Aybar to second advancing on throw
- G. Gross safe at first on pitcher J. Lopez's fielding error, W. Aybar scored, D. Navarro to second
- F. Perez singled to right center, D. Navarro scored, G. Gross to third
Top 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- J. Bartlett singled to left, G. Gross scored, F. Perez to second
- C. Pena singled to left, F. Perez scored, J. Bartlett to second
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .270
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .326
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 3 0 0 2 .265
K. Youkilis 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .310
M. Kotsay rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200
J. Lowrie ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .270
S. Casey 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .337
C. Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
K. Cash c 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .229
    J. Bailey ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263
    D. Ross c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 32 3 6 3 2 5 12  
 Batting
2B - K Youkilis (41, G Balfour).
HR - D Ortiz 2 (21, 1st inning off M Garza 1 on, 1 Out, 4th inning off M Garza 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Ortiz 3 (84).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ortiz 1, S Casey 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - D Hansack (1, throw); J Lopez (4, ground ball).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 4 1 1 0 1 2 2 .277
J. Bartlett ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .278
C. Pena 1b 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 .246
    D. Johnson pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
E. Longoria 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .277
W. Aybar dh 5 2 3 3 0 0 2 .262
D. Navarro c 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .291
J. Ruggiano lf 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 .217
G. Gross rf 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 .253
F. Perez cf 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 .265
 Totals 36 10 12 9 3 9 16  
 Batting
2B - E Longoria (28, T Wakefield).
HR - W Aybar (10, 1st inning off T Wakefield 1 on, 2 Out), G Gross (13, 2nd inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 1 Out), F Perez (2, 2nd inning off T Wakefield 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - C Pena.
RBI - C Pena 2 (91), W Aybar 3 (31), G Gross (36), F Perez 2 (5), J Bartlett (31).
2-out RBI - W Aybar 2, F Perez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bartlett 2, W Aybar 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - A Iwamura (7, 2nd base off T Wakefield/K Cash), J Bartlett (19, 2nd base off T Wakefield/K Cash).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Longoria-A Iwamura-C Pena).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 9-11) 2.1 6 6 6 0 2 3 4.18
D. Hansack 0.1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0.00
J. Lopez 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.51
D. Aardsma 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.57
M. Delcarmen 2.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.49
H. Okajima 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.83
D. Pauley 0.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 9.31
C. Smith 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.02
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Garza 4.2 5 3 3 2 3 2 3.66
G. Balfour (W, 5-2) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.52
J.P. Howell 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.32
C. Bradford 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.11
HBP - F Perez (by D Pauley); S Casey (by C Bradford).
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 51-34; D Hansack 13-7; J Lopez 14-7; D Aardsma 18-14; M Delcarmen 27-15; H Okajima 13-8; D Pauley 18-11; C Smith 5-3; M Garza 75-42; G Balfour 34-22; J Howell 19-11; C Bradford 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 2-3; D Hansack 0-0; J Lopez 0-0; D Aardsma 2-2; M Delcarmen 3-0; H Okajima 0-1; D Pauley 0-0; C Smith 0-2; M Garza 5-6; G Balfour 0-4; J Howell 2-2; C Bradford 0-3.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 13; D Hansack 3; J Lopez 3; D Aardsma 5; M Delcarmen 7; H Okajima 3; D Pauley 5; C Smith 2; M Garza 20; G Balfour 7; J Howell 4; C Bradford 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 36,048.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TAMPA BAY'S GABE GROSS AND FERNANDO PEREZ IN THE SECOND INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008 11:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Tampa Bay
W. Aybar Willy Aybar
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI