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

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  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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- D. Jennings reached on bunt single to first, D. Jennings to second on pitcher J. Beckett's fielding error
- B.J. Upton fouled out to first
- E. Longoria homered to left, D. Jennings scored
- C. Kotchman singled to right
- C. Kotchman stole second
- J. Damon grounded out to second, C. Kotchman to third
- B. Zobrist grounded out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Tampa Bay 2, Boston 0

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury doubled to left
- D. Pedroia singled to shallow left, J. Ellsbury scored
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging
- D. Pedroia to second on wild pitch
- D. Ortiz singled to left center, D. Pedroia scored
- J. Reddick flied out to center
- M. Scutaro popped out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 2, Boston 2

  Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- M. Joyce fouled out to first
- J. Jaso struck out swinging
- R. Brignac grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- C. Crawford walked
- J. Varitek walked, C. Crawford to second
- M. Aviles grounded into double play third to shortstop to second, C. Crawford to third, J. Varitek out at second
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- D. Jennings singled to second
- B.J. Upton struck out looking, D. Jennings to third on catcher J. Varitek's throwing error
- E. Longoria singled to shallow right, D. Jennings scored
- C. Kotchman grounded into double play shortstop to first, E. Longoria out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to shallow center
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging, D. Pedroia stole second
- D. Ortiz doubled to right center, D. Pedroia scored
- J. Reddick flied out to center
- M. Scutaro grounded out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 3

  Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- J. Damon hit by pitch
- B. Zobrist flied out to left
- J. Damon stole second
- M. Joyce struck out swinging
- J. Jaso struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- C. Crawford grounded out to pitcher
- J. Varitek popped out to third
- M. Aviles homered to deep left
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- R. Brignac grounded out to second
- D. Jennings singled to shallow center
- D. Jennings stole second
- B.J. Upton struck out looking
- E. Longoria intentionally walked
- C. Kotchman grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to second
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to shortstop
- D. Ortiz flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- J. Damon singled to shallow left center
- B. Zobrist struck out swinging
- J. Damon stole second
- J. Damon stole third
- M. Joyce popped out to left center
- J. Jaso struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- J. Reddick struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro flied out to deep right center
- C. Crawford singled to shortstop
- J. Saltalamacchia hit for J. Varitek
- C. Crawford stole second
- J. Saltalamacchia lined out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Saltalamacchia catching
- A. Aceves relieved J. Beckett
- R. Brignac flied out to deep center
- D. Jennings walked
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging
- E. Longoria walked, D. Jennings to second
- C. Kotchman struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- M. Aviles struck out, reached on wild pitch, M. Aviles to second on pitcher J. Shields' throwing error
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to first, M. Aviles to third
- D. Pedroia lined into double play, M. Aviles out at home

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- D. Bard relieved A. Aceves
- J. Damon struck out swinging
- B. Zobrist walked
- M. Joyce struck out swinging
- J. Jaso struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- A. Gonzalez walked
- C. Ramos relieved J. Shields
- D. Ortiz fouled out to catcher
- C. Jackson hit for J. Reddick
- B. Gomes relieved C. Ramos
- C. Jackson singled to shallow left, A. Gonzalez to second
- D. McDonald ran for C. Jackson
- M. Scutaro fouled out to catcher
- J.P. Howell relieved B. Gomes
- C. Crawford singled, A. Gonzalez to third, D. McDonald to second, A. Gonzalez out at home

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4

  Top 9th: Tampa Bay
- D. McDonald in right field
- J. Papelbon relieved D. Bard
- D. Johnson hit for R. Brignac
- D. Johnson struck out swinging
- D. Jennings struck out swinging
- B.J. Upton singled to right
- B.J. Upton stole second
- E. Longoria struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 4
 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
E. Longoria Evan Longoria
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz David Ortiz
2-4
2 RBI