Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(44-44)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 7 1
Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 X 5 5 1
WP: D. Price (12-4) S: F. Rodney (26)
LP: C. Buchholz (8-3)
(46-42)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Tampa Bay
- S. Rodriguez hit sacrifice fly to deep center, D. Jennings scored
Top 4th: Boston
- W. Middlebrooks homered to deep left center, D. Ortiz scored
Bot 5th: Tampa Bay
- J. Molina safe at first on shortstop M. Aviles' fielding error, J. Keppinger scored
Top 6th: Boston
- C. Ross scored on D. Price's throwing error
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- J. Lobaton walked, L. Scott scored, J. Keppinger to third, H. Matsui to second
- E. Johnson hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Keppinger scored, W. Rhymes to third
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
P. Ciriaco 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .500
D. Ortiz dh 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .313
C. Ross rf 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .259
W. Middlebrooks 3b 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .291
M. Aviles ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
K. Shoppach c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .263
    J. Saltalamacchia ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .239
B. Lillibridge 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .167
D. Nava lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .264
 Totals 33 3 7 2 1 3 10 0 15  
 Batting
2B - J Ellsbury (3, D Price).
HR - W Middlebrooks (11, 4th inning off D Price 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - W Middlebrooks 2 (39).
2-out RBI - W Middlebrooks 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Middlebrooks 1, D Nava 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M Aviles (9, field).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
E. Johnson ss 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 .266
C. Pena 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .196
B. Zobrist rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .249
B.J. Upton cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .246
L. Scott dh 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .200
J. Keppinger 3b 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
D. Jennings lf 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230
J. Molina c 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194
    H. Matsui ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .175
    W. Rhymes pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
S. Rodriguez 2b 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .221
    J. Lobaton ph-c 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .222
 Totals 26 5 5 5 1 3 10 0 7  
 Batting
2B - J Keppinger 2 (6, C Buchholz, A Miller).
HR - B Upton (8, 8th inning off A Miller 0 on, 1 Out).
S - D Jennings 2.
SF - E Johnson, S Rodriguez.
RBI - E Johnson (23), B Upton (30), J Molina (16), S Rodriguez (27), J Lobaton (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Pena 1, D Jennings 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - D Price (2, throw).
Outfield assists - B Zobrist.
PB - J Molina.
DP - 1 (B Zobrist-J Molina).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Buchholz (L, 8-3) 6.1 3 4 4 1 8 0 1.48 5.54  
M. Albers (BS, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.09 2.27  
A. Miller 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1.11 3.05  
M. Melancon 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.40 6.89  
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Price (W, 12-4) 7.1 6 3 2 3 8 1 1.20 2.80  
J. Peralta (H, 19) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.99 4.72  
F. Rodney (S, 26) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.76 0.91  
IBB - H Matsui (by M Albers).
HBP - J Keppinger (by C Buchholz).
Pitches-strikes - C Buchholz 87-58; M Albers 14-5; A Miller 15-11; M Melancon 5-3; D Price 120-73; J Peralta 5-4; F Rodney 16-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Buchholz 5-5; M Albers 0-1; A Miller 1-2; M Melancon 1-0; D Price 8-7; J Peralta 0-2; F Rodney 1-1.
Batters faced - C Buchholz 25; M Albers 3; A Miller 5; M Melancon 1; D Price 30; J Peralta 2; F Rodney 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Mike DiMuro. 2B--Jim Reynolds. 3B--James Hoye.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: -1 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 15, 2012 4:04 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
W. Middlebrooks Will Middlebrooks
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI