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)
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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 grounded out to shortstop
- B.J. Upton grounded out to third
- E. Longoria popped out to right center

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

  Bottom 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to second
- M. Aviles doubled to shallow right
- A. Gonzalez flied out to shallow left
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- C. Kotchman struck out, reached on wild pitch
- C. Kotchman to second on passed ball
- J. Damon doubled to right center, C. Kotchman scored
- B. Zobrist grounded out to third
- M. Joyce singled to right center, J. Damon scored
- M. Joyce stole second
- S. Rodriguez hit by pitch
- K. Shoppach struck out looking
- D. Jennings singled to shallow right, M. Joyce scored, S. Rodriguez to third
- B.J. Upton fouled out to catcher

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

  Bottom 2nd: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop
- C. Jackson walked
- D. McDonald walked, C. Jackson to second
- J. Saltalamacchia flied out to center
- M. Scutaro popped out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- E. Longoria grounded out to third
- C. Kotchman struck out swinging
- J. Damon grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 3rd: Boston
- J. Ellsbury grounded out to second
- M. Aviles grounded out to pitcher
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist grounded out to third
- M. Joyce doubled to left
- M. Joyce to third on passed ball
- S. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Joyce scored
- K. Shoppach struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Boston
- D. Pedroia singled to shallow right
- D. Ortiz walked, D. Pedroia to second
- C. Jackson popped out to right center
- D. McDonald doubled to deep right center, D. Pedroia and D. Ortiz scored
- J. Saltalamacchia struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro grounded out to second

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

  Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- D. Jennings singled to center
- D. Jennings stole second
- D. Jennings to third on wild pitch
- D. Jennings scored on passed ball
- B.J. Upton grounded out to second
- E. Longoria singled to center
- C. Kotchman walked, E. Longoria to second
- J. Damon flied out to right
- B. Zobrist safe at first on third baseman M. Aviles' throwing error, E. Longoria scored, C. Kotchman to third, B. Zobrist to second
- M. Joyce struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2

  Bottom 5th: Boston
- J. McGee relieved D. Price
- J. Ellsbury flied out to left
- M. Aviles grounded out to shortstop
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2

  Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- S. Atchison relieved T. Wakefield
- S. Rodriguez walked
- K. Shoppach sacrificed to catcher, S. Rodriguez to second
- D. Jennings grounded out to shortstop, S. Rodriguez to third
- B.J. Upton struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2

  Bottom 6th: Boston
- R. Brignac at shortstop
- D. Pedroia flied out to shallow left
- D. Ortiz struck out looking
- C. Jackson fouled out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2

  Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- A. Miller relieved S. Atchison
- E. Longoria walked
- C. Kotchman struck out swinging
- E. Longoria stole second
- J. Damon lined out to third
- E. Longoria to third on wild pitch
- B. Zobrist walked
- B. Zobrist stole second
- M. Joyce singled to shallow right, E. Longoria and B. Zobrist scored
- R. Brignac struck out swinging

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 8, Boston 2

  Bottom 7th: Boston
- D. McDonald fouled out to first
- J. Saltalamacchia flied out to left
- M. Scutaro singled to shallow left
- C. Ramos relieved J. McGee
- J. Ellsbury singled to center, M. Scutaro to third
- M. Aviles homered to deep left, M. Scutaro and J. Ellsbury scored
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5

  Top 8th: Tampa Bay
- M. Albers relieved A. Miller
- K. Shoppach flied out to left center
- D. Jennings grounded out to shortstop
- B.J. Upton safe at first on third baseman M. Aviles' throwing error
- B.J. Upton caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5

  Bottom 8th: Boston
- B. Gomes relieved C. Ramos
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz flied out to deep right
- J.P. Howell relieved B. Gomes
- C. Crawford hit for C. Jackson
- C. Crawford doubled to left center
- J. Peralta relieved J.P. Howell
- D. McDonald popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5

  Top 9th: Tampa Bay
- C. Crawford in left field
- E. Longoria grounded out to second
- T. Miller relieved M. Albers
- C. Kotchman flied out to center
- J. Damon flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5

  Bottom 9th: Boston
- J. Saltalamacchia struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro flied out to shallow right
- J. Ellsbury doubled to left
- M. Aviles flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
M. Joyce Matt Joyce
3-4
3 RBI
 Boston
M. Aviles Mike Aviles
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI