Boston 7, Tampa Bay 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(45-44)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 7 14 0
Tampa Bay 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 0
WP: J. Beckett (5-7)
LP: J. Shields (8-6)
(46-43)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Boston
- A. Gonzalez singled to shallow left, D. Nava scored, D. Ortiz to second, D. Ortiz out at third, A. Gonzalez to second advancing on throw
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist singled to pitcher, W. Rhymes scored, C. Pena to second
- D. Jennings singled to shallow center, C. Pena and B. Zobrist scored, J. Keppinger to third
Top 2nd: Boston
- M. Aviles homered to deep center, W. Middlebrooks scored
Top 5th: Boston
- D. Nava homered to right
- W. Middlebrooks singled to center, A. Gonzalez and C. Ross scored, J. Saltalamacchia to second
Top 6th: Boston
- C. Ross hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Ellsbury scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .275
D. Nava lf 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 .265
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .315
A. Gonzalez 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .286
    B. Lillibridge 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .165
C. Ross rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .258
J. Saltalamacchia c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .235
W. Middlebrooks 3b 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301
M. Aviles ss 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 .266
P. Ciriaco 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .417
 Totals 37 7 14 7 2 4 10 0 20  
 Batting
2B - J Ellsbury (4, J Shields); W Middlebrooks (12, J Shields).
HR - D Nava (4, 5th inning off J Shields 0 on, 0 Out), M Aviles (10, 2nd inning off J Shields 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - C Ross.
RBI - D Nava (27), A Gonzalez (46), C Ross (41), W Middlebrooks 2 (41), M Aviles 2 (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Nava 1, C Ross 1, J Saltalamacchia 1, P Ciriaco 1.
GIDP - J Ellsbury, D Ortiz.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Ross.
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
W. Rhymes 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239
C. Pena 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 .199
B. Zobrist rf 4 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 .256
B.J. Upton cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 5 .242
H. Matsui dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6 .167
J. Keppinger 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .312
D. Jennings lf 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .230
J. Lobaton c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .212
E. Johnson ss 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .272
 Totals 35 3 10 3 0 5 9 0 22  
 Batting
2B - B Zobrist (21, J Beckett); E Johnson (8, J Beckett).
RBI - B Zobrist (38), D Jennings 2 (25).
2-out RBI - D Jennings 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Rhymes 1, B Upton 2, H Matsui 3, J Lobaton 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
CS - E Johnson (5, 2nd base by J Beckett/J Saltalamacchia).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Jennings.
DP - 2 (W Rhymes-E Johnson-C Pena, J Keppinger-E Johnson-C Pena).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 5-7) 6.0 8 3 3 2 7 0 1.23 4.44  
J. Tazawa 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.05 0.00  
M. Melancon 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.27 6.23  
A. Aceves 1.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1.20 4.14  
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Shields (L, 8-6) 5.0 11 6 6 3 5 2 1.48 4.44  
J. McGee 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0.97 2.10  
B. Badenhop 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.32 3.32  
W. Davis 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1.20 2.98  
HBP - J Keppinger (by J Beckett).
Pitches-strikes - J Beckett 104-67; J Tazawa 6-3; M Melancon 19-12; A Aceves 24-11; J Shields 113-65; J McGee 22-13; B Badenhop 14-10; W Davis 25-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Beckett 3-9; J Tazawa 0-0; M Melancon 2-1; A Aceves 1-1; J Shields 9-4; J McGee 1-0; B Badenhop 2-3; W Davis 1-0.
Batters faced - J Beckett 28; J Tazawa 2; M Melancon 5; A Aceves 6; J Shields 27; J McGee 4; B Badenhop 5; W Davis 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike DiMuro. 1B--Jim Reynolds. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: -1 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 15, 2012 5:28 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
W. Middlebrooks Will Middlebrooks
3-4
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B. Zobrist Ben Zobrist
3-4
1 RBI