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

(84-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 6 1
Boston 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 0
WP: J. Niemann (11-7) S: J. Peralta (4)
LP: J. Lester (15-8)
(87-64)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist homered to left, D. Jennings scored
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria walked, D. Jennings scored on wild pitch
Bot 3rd: Boston
- M. Aviles doubled to deep left center, C. Crawford scored
- J. Ellsbury hit sacrifice fly to deep right, M. Aviles scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria singled to shallow right, B. Guyer scored, B.J. Upton to third
Bot 7th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to shortstop, C. Crawford scored, M. Scutaro to third
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .292
B.J. Upton cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
E. Longoria 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .244
B. Zobrist 2b 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 .269
J. Damon dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .261
S. Rodriguez ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .218
    R. Brignac ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .193
C. Kotchman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .309
B. Guyer rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .212
    S. Fuld rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
J. Lobaton c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .074
 Totals 30 4 6 3 1 4 5 0 8  
 Batting
2B - D Jennings (9, J Lester).
HR - B Zobrist (16, 1st inning off J Lester 1 on, 2 Out).
S - B Upton.
RBI - E Longoria (92), B Zobrist 2 (84).
2-out RBI - E Longoria, B Zobrist 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Zobrist 1, B Guyer 1.
GIDP - C Kotchman.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - J Damon (5, 2nd base by J Lester/J Saltalamacchia).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Longoria-S Rodriguez-C Kotchman).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 .318
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .298
A. Gonzalez 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .336
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .315
J. Reddick rf 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .289
    C. Jackson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
    D. McDonald rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
J. Saltalamacchia c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .243
C. Crawford lf 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .254
M. Aviles 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .261
    J. Gathright pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Scutaro ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .288
 Totals 30 3 7 3 0 4 10 2 12  
 Batting
2B - M Aviles (15, J Niemann).
S - M Scutaro.
SF - J Ellsbury.
RBI - J Ellsbury 2 (96), M Aviles (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Pedroia 1, J Saltalamacchia 1, C Crawford 1, M Scutaro 1.
GIDP - J Saltalamacchia.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury (37, 2nd base off J Niemann/J Lobaton), J Gathright (1, 2nd base off J Peralta/J Lobaton).
CS - J Ellsbury (14, 3rd base by J Niemann/J Lobaton).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Gonzalez-M Scutaro-J Lester).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Niemann (W, 11-7) 5.0 4 2 2 2 6 0 1.22 3.95  
M. Moore (H, 1) 3.0 2 1 1 2 2 0 1.62 6.23  
J. Peralta (S, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.95 3.13  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Lester (L, 15-8) 7.0 5 4 4 4 5 1 1.22 3.15  
D. Bard 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.90 3.01  
F. Morales 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.21 3.64  
WP - M Moore, J Lester.
BALK - F Morales.
Pitches-strikes - J Niemann 89-56; M Moore 59-33; J Peralta 19-12; J Lester 108-63; D Bard 12-8; F Morales 11-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Niemann 7-3; M Moore 5-3; J Peralta 2-0; J Lester 7-8; D Bard 1-2; F Morales 3-0.
Batters faced - J Niemann 19; M Moore 13; J Peralta 4; J Lester 28; D Bard 3; F Morales 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 18, 2011 3:56 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B. Zobrist Ben Zobrist
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
3-4
1 RBI