Boston 5, Cleveland 4
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(79-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Boston 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 X 5 9 1
WP: T. Wakefield (10-11) S: J. Papelbon (41)
LP: C. Lee (22-3)
(92-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, D. Ortiz scored
Top 5th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore singled to right, K. Shoppach scored, F. Gutierrez to third
- J. Carroll grounded out to third, F. Gutierrez scored, G. Sizemore to second
- S. Choo doubled to center, G. Sizemore scored
- J. Peralta doubled to deep center, S. Choo scored
Bot 5th: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to deep left, C. Crisp and J. Ellsbury scored
- J. Bay singled to center, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to third
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .271
J. Carroll 2b-3b 5 0 1 1 0 2 4 .272
S. Choo lf 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 .307
J. Peralta ss 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 .274
V. Martinez 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .272
D. Dellucci dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .240
    B. Francisco ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .271
K. Shoppach c 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 .265
F. Gutierrez rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .247
A. Marte 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
    J. Barfield 2b 3 0 2 0 0 1 2 .143
 Totals 36 4 9 4 4 11 15  
 Batting
2B - S Choo (28, T Wakefield); J Peralta (42, T Wakefield).
RBI - G Sizemore (90), J Carroll (33), S Choo (61), J Peralta (86).
2-out RBI - S Choo, J Peralta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Carroll 2, V Martinez 3, S Choo 1.
GIDP - V Martinez.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Carroll-J Barfield-V Martinez).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .274
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .324
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .265
K. Youkilis 3b-1b 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 .314
J. Bay lf 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .303
J. Lowrie ss-3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .256
S. Casey 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .332
    A. Cora pr-ss 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .273
K. Cash c 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .230
C. Crisp cf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .283
 Totals 31 5 9 5 4 10 11  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (29, C Lee); J Ellsbury (20, C Lee); D Pedroia (53, C Lee); C Crisp (17, C Lee).
HR - K Youkilis (27, 4th inning off C Lee 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Youkilis 2 (111), D Pedroia 2 (82), J Bay (37).
2-out RBI - J Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bay 1, J Ellsbury 1, J Lowrie 1.
GIDP - K Cash.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - A Cora (1, 2nd base by B Donnelly/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
E - K Cash (4, throw).
DP - 1 (J Lowrie-D Pedroia-S Casey).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee (L, 22-3) 7.0 9 5 5 3 8 1 2.54
B. Donnelly 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 7.62
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (W, 10-11) 6.0 6 4 4 1 6 0 4.24
M. Delcarmen (H, 18) 0.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.41
H. Okajima (H, 23) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
J. Masterson (H, 3) 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.16
J. Lopez 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.47
J. Papelbon (S, 41) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.00
IBB - K Youkilis (by C Lee).
HBP - K Shoppach (by T Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes - C Lee 114-74; B Donnelly 18-12; T Wakefield 99-64; M Delcarmen 18-10; H Okajima 8-5; J Masterson 19-11; J Lopez 5-1; J Papelbon 10-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Lee 7-6; B Donnelly 0-0; T Wakefield 8-5; M Delcarmen 1-0; H Okajima 0-1; J Masterson 0-0; J Lopez 0-0; J Papelbon 1-1.
Batters faced - C Lee 32; B Donnelly 3; T Wakefield 26; M Delcarmen 5; H Okajima 1; J Masterson 4; J Lopez 1; J Papelbon 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:51.
Attendance: 37,882.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
CLEVELAND THIRD BASEMAN ANDY MARTE LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WITH A RIGHT LEG INJURY.
BOSTON RIGHT FIELDER JACOBY ELLSBURY DOUBLED IN THE FIFTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 23, 2008 9:58 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
J. Peralta Jhonny Peralta
2-4
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
2-4
2 RBI