Tampa Bay 9, Boston 8, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(95-67)
  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Boston 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 8 12 0
Tampa Bay 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 12 0
WP: D. Price (1-0)
LP: M. Timlin (0-1)
(97-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- J. Bay doubled to deep left, D. Ortiz and K. Youkilis scored
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria homered to deep left, C. Pena scored
Top 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left
- C. Crawford singled to right center, E. Longoria scored
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- C. Floyd homered to deep center
Top 5th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left
- J. Bay homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena singled to right center, B.J. Upton scored
- E. Longoria doubled to left, C. Pena scored, E. Longoria to third advancing on throw
- C. Crawford singled to right, E. Longoria scored
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Bay singled to center, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis to second, K. Youkilis to third advancing on throw
Top 8th: Boston
- D. Pedroia scored on wild pitch
Bot 11th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton hit sacrifice fly to right, F. Perez scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Ellsbury rf 6 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
    K. Cash c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Pedroia 2b 5 4 3 2 1 1 0 .500
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 0 0 3 1 1 .000
K. Youkilis 3b 6 2 3 1 0 0 2 .600
J. Bay lf 5 1 3 4 1 1 1 .500
J. Lowrie ss 3 0 0 0 3 0 4 .000
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .000
    J.D. Drew ph-rf 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
M. Kotsay 1b 6 0 0 0 0 2 3 .100
C. Crisp cf 6 0 3 0 0 1 4 .500
 Totals 44 8 12 7 10 10 20  
 Batting
2B - J Bay (1, S Kazmir); C Crisp 2 (2, D Wheeler, S Kazmir).
HR - D Pedroia 2 (2, 3rd inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 0 Out), K Youkilis (1, 5th inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 1 Out), J Bay (1, 5th inning off G Balfour 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bay 4 (4), D Pedroia 2 (2), K Youkilis (2).
2-out RBI - J Bay 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2, J Varitek 1, J Ellsbury 2, J Lowrie 1.
GIDP - K Youkilis.
Team LOB - 13.
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 5 0 1 0 1 1 0 .250
B.J. Upton cf 4 2 1 2 1 3 4 .250
C. Pena 1b 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .286
E. Longoria 3b 5 3 3 3 0 0 0 .333
C. Crawford lf 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 .375
C. Floyd dh 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .333
    W. Aybar ph-dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
D. Navarro c 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .125
    F. Perez pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Gross rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    B. Zobrist ph-rf 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
J. Bartlett ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .125
 Totals 42 9 12 9 4 9 9  
 Batting
2B - C Pena (1, J Beckett); E Longoria 2 (2, J Beckett 2).
HR - E Longoria (1, 1st inning off J Beckett 1 on, 2 Out), B Upton (1, 3rd inning off J Beckett 0 on, 1 Out), C Floyd (1, 4th inning off J Beckett 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - B Upton.
RBI - E Longoria 3 (3), B Upton 2 (2), C Crawford 2 (2), C Floyd (1), C Pena (1).
2-out RBI - E Longoria 2, C Crawford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Upton 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - B Upton (1, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek).
Picked Off - C Crawford (1st base, J Beckett).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Bartlett-A Iwamura-C Pena).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Beckett 4.1 9 8 8 1 5 3 16.62
J. Lopez 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NA
M. Delcarmen 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
H. Okajima 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Masterson 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Papelbon 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
M. Timlin (L, 0-1) 0.2 0 1 1 3 0 0 13.50
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
S. Kazmir 4.1 6 5 5 3 2 3 10.38
G. Balfour 0.0 1 1 1 2 0 1 6.75
J.P. Howell 1.1 0 1 1 1 2 0 6.75
C. Bradford (H, 1) 1.1 4 1 1 0 1 0 6.75
T. Miller 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 NA
D. Wheeler (BS, 1) 3.1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0.00
D. Price (W, 1-0) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
WP - D Wheeler.
IBB - A Iwamura (by M Timlin).
Pitches-strikes - J Beckett 93-56; J Lopez 1-1; M Delcarmen 20-11; H Okajima 28-17; J Masterson 18-11; J Papelbon 18-12; M Timlin 23-10; S Kazmir 98-56; G Balfour 19-9; J Howell 23-15; C Bradford 24-16; T Miller 8-4; D Wheeler 48-27; D Price 12-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Beckett 2-5; J Lopez 0-0; M Delcarmen 2-2; H Okajima 3-2; J Masterson 1-0; J Papelbon 1-2; M Timlin 1-1; S Kazmir 1-10; G Balfour 0-0; J Howell 0-2; C Bradford 1-2; T Miller 0-0; D Wheeler 2-4; D Price 1-0.
Batters faced - J Beckett 22; J Lopez 1; M Delcarmen 6; H Okajima 6; J Masterson 3; J Papelbon 4; M Timlin 5; S Kazmir 22; G Balfour 3; J Howell 5; C Bradford 8; T Miller 1; D Wheeler 12; D Price 3.
EJECTIONS - Boston's J Farrell by S Holbrook in the 11th.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Brian O'Nora. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Alfonso Marquez. LF--Derryl Cousins. RF--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 5:27.
Attendance: 34,904.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S KEVIN YOUKILIS AND JASON BAY IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 12, 2008 4:20 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Bay Jason Bay
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Tampa Bay
E. Longoria Evan Longoria
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI