Tampa Bay 9, Boston 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 9 13 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 0
WP: M. Garza (1-0)
LP: J. Lester (0-1)
(95-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- D. Navarro grounded out to second, E. Longoria scored, W. Aybar to third
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left, J. Bartlett and A. Iwamura scored
- E. Longoria homered to deep left center
Bot 7th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Varitek scored
Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli homered to deep left, D. Navarro and F. Perez scored
Top 9th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena homered to deep center
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
A. Iwamura 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .308
B.J. Upton cf 5 1 2 3 0 1 1 .308
C. Pena 1b 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .333
E. Longoria 3b 4 2 1 1 1 1 2 .308
C. Crawford lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .308
W. Aybar dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .286
    F. Perez pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Navarro c 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .167
R. Baldelli rf 3 1 1 3 1 1 2 .333
    G. Gross rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Bartlett ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .167
 Totals 39 9 13 9 2 9 13  
 Batting
2B - A Iwamura 2 (2, P Byrd, J Lester).
HR - B Upton (2, 3rd inning off J Lester 2 on, 0 Out), E Longoria (2, 3rd inning off J Lester 0 on, 1 Out), R Baldelli (1, 8th inning off P Byrd 2 on, 1 Out), C Pena (1, 9th inning off P Byrd 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Navarro (1), B Upton 3 (5), E Longoria (4), R Baldelli 3 (3), C Pena (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 1, R Baldelli 1, A Iwamura 1, E Longoria 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Pena (1, 2nd base off J Lester/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Longoria-A Iwamura-C Pena).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000
D. Pedroia 2b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .545
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
K. Youkilis 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .429
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .250
J. Bay lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .455
M. Kotsay 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .214
J. Varitek c 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .000
A. Cora ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 32 1 7 1 3 7 14  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (1, M Garza); M Kotsay (2, M Garza).
SF - J Ellsbury.
RBI - J Ellsbury (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Cora 2, K Youkilis 1.
GIDP - D Pedroia.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
PB - J Varitek.
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
M. Garza (W, 1-0) 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 1.50
J.P. Howell 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.70
E. Jackson 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Lester (L, 0-1) 5.2 8 5 4 2 7 2 6.35
P. Byrd 3.1 5 4 4 0 2 2 10.80
Pitches-strikes - M Garza 116-63; J Howell 20-14; E Jackson 14-8; J Lester 96-60; P Byrd 47-29.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Garza 5-8; J Howell 3-1; E Jackson 1-2; J Lester 6-3; P Byrd 5-3.
Batters faced - M Garza 27; J Howell 6; E Jackson 3; J Lester 26; P Byrd 15.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian O'Nora. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Derryl Cousins. LF--Tim Mcclelland. RF--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 3:23.
Attendance: 38,031.
Weather: 59 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.

Updated on Monday, Oct 13, 2008 8:08 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
D. Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
2-3
 MLB Box Scores
Mon Oct 13, 2008
Tampa Bay 9
Boston 1
Final

Philadelphia 7
LA Dodgers 5
Final