Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 3 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 8 7 0
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 5 8 2
WP: J. McGee (3-1) S: J. Peralta (5)
LP: T. Wakefield (7-7)
(87-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- J. Damon doubled to right center, C. Kotchman scored
- M. Joyce singled to right center, J. Damon scored
- D. Jennings singled to shallow right, M. Joyce scored, S. Rodriguez to third
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- S. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Joyce scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- D. McDonald doubled to deep right center, D. Pedroia and D. Ortiz scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- D. Jennings scored on passed ball
- B. Zobrist safe at first on third baseman M. Aviles' throwing error, E. Longoria scored, C. Kotchman to third, B. Zobrist to second
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- M. Joyce singled to shallow right, E. Longoria and B. Zobrist scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- M. Aviles homered to deep left, M. Scutaro and J. Ellsbury scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .295
B.J. Upton cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .234
E. Longoria 3b 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .244
C. Kotchman 1b 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 .306
J. Damon dh 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .260
B. Zobrist 2b 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .268
M. Joyce rf 4 2 3 3 0 0 1 1 2 .278
S. Rodriguez ss 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .218
    R. Brignac ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .192
K. Shoppach c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .170
 Totals 34 8 7 6 0 4 8 4 13  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (28, T Wakefield); M Joyce (31, T Wakefield).
S - K Shoppach.
SF - S Rodriguez.
RBI - D Jennings (23), J Damon (64), M Joyce 3 (69), S Rodriguez (34).
2-out RBI - D Jennings, M Joyce 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Upton 2, M Joyce 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - D Jennings (18, 2nd base off T Wakefield/J Saltalamacchia), E Longoria (3, 2nd base off A Miller/J Saltalamacchia), B Zobrist (18, 2nd base off A Miller/J Saltalamacchia), M Joyce (13, 2nd base off T Wakefield/J Saltalamacchia).
CS - B Upton (10, 2nd base by M Albers/J Saltalamacchia).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
M. Aviles 3b 5 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .263
A. Gonzalez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .333
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .297
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .313
C. Jackson lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .245
    C. Crawford ph-lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
D. McDonald rf 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 .214
J. Saltalamacchia c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .240
M. Scutaro ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288
 Totals 35 5 8 5 1 3 7 0 12  
 Batting
2B - J Ellsbury (44, J Peralta); M Aviles (16, D Price); C Crawford (26, J Howell); D McDonald (5, D Price).
HR - M Aviles (7, 7th inning off C Ramos 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Aviles 3 (38), D McDonald 2 (23).
2-out RBI - M Aviles 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Aviles 1, D Pedroia 1, D McDonald 1, M Scutaro 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M Aviles (12, throw 2).
PB - J Saltalamacchia 3.
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Price 4.0 3 2 2 3 2 0 1.12 3.36  
J. McGee (W, 3-1) 2.2 1 1 1 0 2 0 1.56 4.68  
C. Ramos 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 1 1.37 4.17  
B. Gomes (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 3.31  
J.P. Howell 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.55 6.37  
J. Peralta (S, 5) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 3.06  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 7-7) 5.0 6 6 2 1 5 0 1.33 5.08  
S. Atchison 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.39 4.30  
A. Miller 1.0 1 2 2 2 2 0 1.83 5.62  
M. Albers 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.47 4.84  
T. Miller 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 3.38  
WP - T Wakefield 2, A Miller.
HBP - S Rodriguez (by T Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes - D Price 78-48; J McGee 43-29; C Ramos 11-7; B Gomes 9-6; J Howell 2-2; J Peralta 28-18; T Wakefield 107-65; S Atchison 19-13; A Miller 32-16; M Albers 20-13; T Miller 7-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Price 7-5; J McGee 1-5; C Ramos 0-1; B Gomes 0-1; J Howell 0-1; J Peralta 0-4; T Wakefield 11-6; S Atchison 1-0; A Miller 0-0; M Albers 3-1; T Miller 0-2.
Batters faced - D Price 18; J McGee 9; C Ramos 3; B Gomes 2; J Howell 1; J Peralta 5; T Wakefield 25; S Atchison 4; A Miller 6; M Albers 4; T Miller 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Brian Knight.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, in from right.

Updated on Monday, Sep 19, 2011 3:37 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
M. Joyce Matt Joyce
3-4
3 RBI
 Boston
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI