Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 7 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (1-0) S: J. Papelbon (1)
LP: J. Shields (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury struck out swinging
- D. Pedroia walked
- D. Ortiz flied out to deep center
- K. Youkilis ground rule double to right, D. Pedroia to third
- J.D. Drew struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura walked
- B.J. Upton flied out to left
- C. Pena walked, A. Iwamura to second
- E. Longoria struck out looking
- C. Crawford walked, A. Iwamura to third, C. Pena to second
- C. Floyd grounded out to second

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- J. Bay flied out to right
- M. Kotsay grounded out to first
- J. Lowrie struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- D. Navarro struck out swinging
- G. Gross struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett popped out to third

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- J. Varitek struck out swinging
- J. Ellsbury popped out to left center
- D. Pedroia popped out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura lined out to right
- B.J. Upton struck out looking
- C. Pena walked
- E. Longoria struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first
- K. Youkilis singled to left center
- J.D. Drew grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, K. Youkilis out at second

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

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford struck out looking
- C. Floyd struck out swinging
- D. Navarro fouled out to shallow left

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

  Top 5th: Boston
- J. Bay walked
- M. Kotsay doubled to left, J. Bay to third
- J. Lowrie hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Bay scored, M. Kotsay to third
- J. Varitek grounded out to second
- J. Ellsbury popped out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- G. Gross grounded out to second
- J. Bartlett struck out looking
- A. Iwamura flied out to deep right center

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to third
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- K. Youkilis popped out to shallow right

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

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton popped out to shallow right
- C. Pena grounded out to second
- E. Longoria fouled out to right

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

  Top 7th: Boston
- J.D. Drew singled to center
- J. Bay singled to left, J.D. Drew to second
- M. Kotsay popped out to shallow center
- J. Lowrie struck out looking
- J. Varitek popped out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford singled to right
- C. Floyd singled to center, C. Crawford to third
- D. Navarro flied out to left
- G. Gross struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett grounded into fielder's choice, C. Floyd out at second

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

  Top 8th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to pitcher
- D. Pedroia singled to center
- J.P. Howell relieved J. Shields
- D. Pedroia stole second
- D. Ortiz walked
- K. Youkilis doubled to left, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to third
- G. Balfour relieved J.P. Howell
- J.D. Drew hit by pitch
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay popped out to left

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

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura singled to left
- A. Iwamura to second on wild pitch
- B.J. Upton singled to third
- H. Okajima relieved D. Matsuzaka
- C. Pena flied out to right
- J. Masterson relieved H. Okajima
- E. Longoria grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B.J. Upton out at second

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

  Top 9th: Boston
- J. Lowrie flied out to center
- J. Varitek flied out to deep center
- D. Price relieved G. Balfour
- J. Ellsbury lined out to left

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

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- J. Papelbon relieved J. Masterson
- C. Crawford struck out swinging
- C. Floyd fouled out to third
- D. Navarro struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
K. Youkilis Kevin Youkilis
3-4
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
C. Crawford Carl Crawford
1-3
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Boston 2
Tampa Bay 0
Final