Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(83-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
Boston 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 X 4 9 2
WP: J. Beckett (13-5) S: J. Papelbon (30)
LP: J. Shields (15-11)
(87-63)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria homered to left, D. Jennings scored
Bot 1st: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to shallow left, J. Ellsbury scored
- D. Ortiz singled to left center, D. Pedroia scored
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria singled to shallow right, D. Jennings scored
Bot 3rd: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to right center, D. Pedroia scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- M. Aviles homered to deep left
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 .291
B.J. Upton cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 .235
E. Longoria 3b 3 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 1 .243
C. Kotchman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 5 .312
J. Damon dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 .260
B. Zobrist 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .269
M. Joyce rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .274
J. Jaso c 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 .223
R. Brignac ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
    D. Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .114
 Totals 34 3 8 3 1 4 15 7 19  
 Batting
HR - E Longoria (28, 1st inning off J Beckett 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Longoria 3 (91).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Longoria 1, C Kotchman 2, B Zobrist 1, J Jaso 2.
GIDP - C Kotchman.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - D Jennings 2 (17, 3rd base off J Beckett/J Varitek, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek), B Upton (30, 2nd base off J Papelbon/J Saltalamacchia), C Kotchman (2, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek), J Damon 3 (18, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek, 3rd base off J Beckett/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - J Shields (3, throw).
DP - 2 (E Longoria-R Brignac-B Zobrist, E Longoria).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .318
D. Pedroia 2b 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 .300
A. Gonzalez 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .337
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .317
J. Reddick rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .288
    C. Jackson ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
    D. McDonald pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
M. Scutaro ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291
C. Crawford lf 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 .252
J. Varitek c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .225
    J. Saltalamacchia ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
M. Aviles 3b 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .253
 Totals 31 4 9 4 1 3 4 2 13  
 Batting
2B - J Ellsbury (43, J Shields); D Ortiz (38, J Shields).
HR - M Aviles (6, 4th inning off J Shields 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Pedroia (83), D Ortiz 2 (94), M Aviles (34).
2-out RBI - M Aviles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Ellsbury 1, M Scutaro 1, J Saltalamacchia 1.
GIDP - M Aviles.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - D Pedroia (26, 2nd base off J Shields/J Jaso), C Crawford (18, 2nd base off J Shields/J Jaso).
 
 Fielding
E - J Varitek (2, throw); J Beckett (3, field).
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-A Gonzalez).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Shields (L, 15-11) 7.0 7 4 4 3 4 1 1.04 2.78  
C. Ramos 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 3.76  
B. Gomes 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.47 3.38  
J.P. Howell 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.52 6.37  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 13-5) 6.0 7 3 2 1 7 1 1.00 2.50  
A. Aceves (H, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1.13 2.82  
D. Bard (H, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.92 3.06  
J. Papelbon (S, 30) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.89 2.56  
WP - J Shields 2.
IBB - E Longoria (by J Beckett).
HBP - J Damon (by J Beckett).
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 112-68; C Ramos 3-2; B Gomes 5-4; J Howell 3-3; J Beckett 109-67; A Aceves 22-9; D Bard 18-12; J Papelbon 13-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 9-8; C Ramos 0-1; B Gomes 1-1; J Howell 1-0; J Beckett 8-5; A Aceves 0-1; D Bard 0-0; J Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced - J Shields 30; C Ramos 1; B Gomes 2; J Howell 1; J Beckett 26; A Aceves 5; D Bard 4; J Papelbon 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 17, 2011 3:36 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
E. Longoria Evan Longoria
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
2-4
2 RBI