Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 11 1
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
WP: J. Lester (14-8) S: J. Papelbon (33)
LP: D. Price (15-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging
- D. McDonald flied out to right
- V. Martinez homered to deep left
- A. Beltre singled to left center
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton grounded out to pitcher
- J. Bartlett walked
- C. Pena hit by pitch, J. Bartlett to second
- E. Longoria grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Pena out at second

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

  Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Lowell flied out to shallow center
- J.D. Drew singled to center
- J. Lowrie popped out to shallow right center
- B. Hall struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
- W. Aybar struck out swinging
- B. Zobrist struck out swinging
- S. Rodriguez flied out to right

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

  Top 3rd: Boston
- M. Scutaro popped out to first
- D. McDonald tripled to deep center
- V. Martinez grounded out to third
- A. Beltre grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 3rd: Tampa Bay
- K. Shoppach struck out swinging
- M. Joyce walked
- B.J. Upton grounded into double play third to second to first, M. Joyce out at second

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

  Top 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep center
- M. Lowell popped out to pitcher
- J.D. Drew grounded out to shortstop, D. Ortiz to third
- J. Lowrie singled to shallow center, D. Ortiz scored
- B. Hall struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
- J. Bartlett safe at first on shortstop M. Scutaro's throwing error
- C. Pena singled to shallow center, J. Bartlett to second
- E. Longoria struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett to third, C. Pena to second on wild pitch
- J. Bartlett scored, C. Pena to third on wild pitch
- W. Aybar struck out swinging
- B. Zobrist fouled out to shallow left

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

  Top 5th: Boston
- D. McDonald struck out swinging
- V. Martinez singled to shallow left center, M. Scutaro to second
- A. Beltre flied out to right
- D. Ortiz lined out to shallow right

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

  Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
- S. Rodriguez walked
- K. Shoppach struck out looking
- S. Rodriguez stole second
- M. Joyce struck out looking
- S. Rodriguez caught stealing, pitcher to third

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

  Top 6th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to third
- J.D. Drew struck out looking
- J. Lowrie struck out looking
- B. Hall struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 6th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton walked
- B.J. Upton stole second
- J. Bartlett singled to right center, B.J. Upton to third, B.J. Upton out at home
- J. Bartlett to second on wild pitch
- C. Pena walked
- E. Longoria struck out looking
- W. Aybar grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 7th: Boston
- M. Scutaro flied out to center
- D. McDonald flied out to shallow center
- V. Martinez homered to deep left
- A. Beltre grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 7th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist struck out looking
- S. Rodriguez struck out looking
- K. Shoppach popped out to right center

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

  Top 8th: Boston
- R. Choate relieved D. Price
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop
- M. Lowell lined out to center
- J.D. Drew singled to shallow right, J.D. Drew out at second

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

  Bottom 8th: Tampa Bay
- D. Bard relieved J. Lester
- M. Joyce flied out to center
- B. Hall in left field
- D. McDonald in left field
- R. Kalish in center field
- B.J. Upton struck out looking
- J. Bartlett singled to shallow center
- C. Pena lined out to pitcher

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

  Top 9th: Boston
- D. Wheeler relieved R. Choate
- J. Lowrie struck out swinging
- R. Kalish struck out looking
- M. Scutaro popped out to right center

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

  Bottom 9th: Tampa Bay
- J. Papelbon relieved D. Bard
- E. Longoria struck out swinging
- W. Aybar walked
- W. Aybar to second on fielder's indifference
- B. Zobrist struck out swinging
- D. Johnson hit for S. Rodriguez
- D. Johnson walked, W. Aybar to third on fielder's indifference
- R. Brignac ran for D. Johnson
- J. Jaso hit for K. Shoppach
- J. Jaso struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
V. Martinez Victor Martinez
3-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Bartlett Jason Bartlett
2-3