Boston 5, Cleveland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore flied out to right
- J. Carroll struck out swinging
- S. Choo flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury lined out to right
- D. Pedroia singled to center
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- K. Youkilis walked, D. Pedroia to second
- J. Bay struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Top 2nd: Cleveland
- J. Peralta walked
- V. Martinez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Peralta out at second
- D. Dellucci singled to center
- K. Shoppach struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- J. Lowrie flied out to right
- S. Casey struck out swinging
- K. Cash struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Top 3rd: Cleveland
- F. Gutierrez grounded out to third
- A. Marte grounded out to shortstop
- G. Sizemore struck out, safe at first on error, on catcher K. Cash's throwing error
- J. Carroll singled to pitcher, G. Sizemore to second
- S. Choo struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- J. Carroll at third
- J. Barfield at second
- C. Crisp popped out to first
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to second
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Top 4th: Cleveland
- J. Peralta flied out to right
- V. Martinez grounded out to third
- D. Dellucci grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 0

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep center
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left, D. Ortiz scored
- J. Bay fouled out to first
- J. Lowrie grounded out to shortstop
- S. Casey grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 0, Boston 2

  Top 5th: Cleveland
- K. Shoppach hit by pitch
- F. Gutierrez singled to center, K. Shoppach to second
- J. Barfield struck out swinging
- 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
- V. Martinez flied out to deep right

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 2

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- K. Cash singled to second
- C. Crisp grounded into fielder's choice, K. Cash out at second
- J. Ellsbury doubled to right center, C. Crisp to third
- D. Pedroia doubled to deep left, C. Crisp and J. Ellsbury scored
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- K. Youkilis intentionally walked
- J. Bay singled to center, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to third
- J. Lowrie struck out looking

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Top 6th: Cleveland
- D. Dellucci grounded out to first
- K. Shoppach struck out looking
- F. Gutierrez flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- S. Casey singled to center
- A. Cora ran for S. Casey
- K. Cash grounded into double play third to second to first, A. Cora out at second
- C. Crisp doubled to deep left
- J. Ellsbury struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Top 7th: Cleveland
- K. Youkilis at first
- J. Lowrie at third
- A. Cora at shortstop
- M. Delcarmen relieved T. Wakefield
- J. Barfield singled to deep right center
- G. Sizemore grounded out to second, J. Barfield to second
- J. Carroll struck out looking
- S. Choo walked
- J. Peralta singled to shortstop, J. Barfield to third, S. Choo to second
- H. Okajima relieved H. Okajima
- V. Martinez fouled out to first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- D. Pedroia flied out to center
- D. Ortiz flied out to center
- K. Youkilis walked
- J. Bay struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Top 8th: Cleveland
- B. Francisco hit for D. Dellucci
- J. Masterson relieved H. Okajima
- B. Francisco struck out swinging
- K. Shoppach walked
- F. Gutierrez struck out swinging
- J. Barfield singled to left, K. Shoppach to second
- J. Lopez relieved J. Masterson
- G. Sizemore walked, K. Shoppach to third, J. Barfield to second
- J. Papelbon relieved J. Lopez
- J. Carroll grounded into fielder's choice, G. Sizemore out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- B. Francisco at designated hitter
- B. Donnelly relieved C. Lee
- J. Lowrie struck out swinging
- A. Cora walked
- A. Cora caught stealing, catcher to second
- K. Cash struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5

  Top 9th: Cleveland
- S. Choo struck out swinging
- J. Peralta struck out swinging
- V. Martinez popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cleveland 4, Boston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
J. Peralta Jhonny Peralta
2-4
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
2-4
2 RBI