Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 10 0
Tampa Bay 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
WP: J. Beckett (1-0) S: J. Papelbon (2)
LP: J. Shields (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- C. Crisp reached on bunt single to catcher
- C. Crisp picked off at first, pitcher to first
- D. Pedroia popped out to third
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- A. Iwamura struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left
- C. Pena walked
- E. Longoria grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Pena out at second

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep left
- J.D. Drew singled to right
- J. Bay grounded into fielder's choice, J.D. Drew out at second
- M. Kotsay singled to right, J. Bay to second
- J. Lowrie flied out to right center
- J. Varitek flied out to left

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 1, Tampa Bay 1

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford grounded out to second
- C. Floyd struck out looking
- D. Navarro lined out to right

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- C. Crisp flied out to center
- D. Pedroia walked
- D. Ortiz doubled to right, D. Pedroia to third
- K. Youkilis grounded out to shortstop, D. Pedroia scored, D. Ortiz to third
- J.D. Drew walked
- J. Bay walked, J.D. Drew to second
- M. Kotsay flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- G. Gross struck out looking
- J. Bartlett hit by pitch
- A. Iwamura popped out to second
- B.J. Upton grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- J. Lowrie flied out to deep center
- J. Varitek grounded out to first
- C. Crisp singled to right
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- C. Pena popped out to third
- E. Longoria flied out to center
- C. Crawford singled to left
- C. Crawford stole second
- C. Floyd grounded out to first

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

  Top 5th: Boston
- D. Ortiz flied out to deep left center
- K. Youkilis lined out to third
- J.D. Drew doubled to deep right
- J. Bay flied out to right

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

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- D. Navarro singled to right
- B. Zobrist hit for G. Gross
- B. Zobrist flied out to center
- D. Navarro caught stealing, catcher to second
- J. Bartlett homered to deep left
- A. Iwamura grounded out to third

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- B. Zobrist in right field
- M. Kotsay lined out to second
- J. Varitek homered to deep right
- C. Crisp singled to second
- J.P. Howell relieved J. Shields
- D. Pedroia safe at first on shortstop J. Bartlett's throwing error, C. Crisp to third
- D. Ortiz singled to center, C. Crisp scored, D. Pedroia to second
- K. Youkilis struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- H. Okajima relieved J. Beckett
- B.J. Upton lined out to third
- C. Pena struck out looking
- E. Longoria walked
- C. Crawford grounded into fielder's choice, E. Longoria out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 7th: Boston
- J.D. Drew flied out to center
- J. Bay hit by pitch
- M. Kotsay grounded out to pitcher, J. Bay to second
- G. Balfour relieved G. Balfour
- J. Lowrie walked
- J. Bay to third, J. Lowrie to second on passed ball
- J. Varitek flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar hit for C. Floyd
- W. Aybar fouled out to third
- D. Navarro fouled out to left
- B. Zobrist flied out to deep left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 8th: Boston
- W. Aybar at designated hitter
- C. Crisp walked
- C. Bradford relieved G. Balfour
- D. Pedroia grounded out to pitcher, C. Crisp to second
- D. Ortiz intentionally walked
- K. Youkilis grounded into double play third to second to first, D. Ortiz out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- J. Masterson relieved H. Okajima
- J. Bartlett hit by pitch
- A. Iwamura struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton popped out to second
- C. Pena popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Top 9th: Boston
- J.D. Drew lined out to left
- J. Bay grounded out to shortstop
- T. Miller relieved C. Bradford
- M. Kotsay popped out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- J. Papelbon relieved J. Masterson
- E. Longoria grounded out to shortstop
- C. Crawford struck out swinging
- W. Aybar lined out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, Tampa Bay 2
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
K. Youkilis Kevin Youkilis
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI