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Game Story

BOSTON (AP) -- Extra rest helped Jon Lester slow down the Tampa Bay surge that nearly knocked Boston out of first place.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TB 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 1
Bos 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 X 6 12 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
Wil Myers homered to left
TB 1 - BOS 0
Bottom 2nd: Boston
Mike Carp singled to shallow right, Mike Napoli scored
TB 1 - BOS 1
Bottom 3rd: Boston
Dustin Pedroia stole second, Shane Victorino scored on José Molina's fielding error
TB 1 - BOS 2
Bottom 5th: Boston
Dustin Pedroia hit sacrifice fly to right center, Daniel Nava scored
TB 1 - BOS 3
Top 6th: Tampa Bay
Evan Longoria homered to deep center
TB 2 - BOS 3
Bottom 8th: Boston
Stephen Drew singled to first, Mike Napoli scored, Jonny Gómes to third
TB 2 - BOS 4
José Iglesias singled to third, Jonny Gómes and Stephen Drew scored, José Iglesias to second advancing on throw, José Iglesias to third on shortstop Yunel Escobar's fielding error
TB 2 - BOS 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Desmond JenningsCF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 .268
Ben Zobrist2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .266
Evan Longoria3B 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 .277
Wil MyersRF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .316
Matt JoyceDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .240
Yunel EscobarSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
James Loney1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .313
José MolinaC 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .240
Seán RodríguezLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Totals 34 2 7 2 2 0 13 0 9
Batting
2B - W Myers (6, J Lester); J Molina (8, J Lester)
HR - E Longoria (21, 6th inning off J Lester 0 on, 0 Out), W Myers (5, 2nd inning off J Lester 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - E Longoria (56), W Myers (19)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jennings 1, J Loney 1
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - Y Escobar (5, field)
Outfield assists - S Rodriguez

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shane VictorinoCF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
Daniel NavaRF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Dustin Pedroia2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .306
David OrtizDH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324
Mike Napoli1B 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Mike CarpLF 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .317
Jonny GómesLF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .262
Stephen DrewSS 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .228
José Iglesias3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 .348
Totals 34 6 12 5 0 1 4 3 11
Batting
2B - S Victorino (13, R Hernandez); D Nava (15, R Hernandez); M Napoli (25, K Farnsworth); J Saltalamacchia (25, R Hernandez)
SF - D Pedroia
RBI - D Pedroia (58), M Carp (28), S Drew (32), J Iglesias 2 (19)
2-out RBI - S Drew, J Iglesias 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Victorino 1, M Napoli 1, J Iglesias 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - S Victorino (14, 4th base off R Hernandez/J Molina), D Pedroia (14, 2nd base off R Hernandez/J Molina), S Drew (3, 2nd base off K Farnsworth/J Molina)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Roberto Hernández(L, 5-11) 5.0 7 3 3 1 1 0 1.32 4.92
Álex Torres 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.63 0.30
Jamey Wright 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.11 2.84
Kyle Farnsworth 0.2 4 3 3 0 1 0 1.48 5.33

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jon Lester(W, 9-6) 6.1 7 2 2 0 8 2 1.36 4.50
Matt Thornton(HLD, 19) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.29 3.77
Junichi Tazawa(HLD, 17) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.17 2.84
Koji Uehara 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.73 1.59
Pitching
WP - R Hernandez
HBP - D Pedroia (by R Hernandez)
Pitches-strikes - R Hernandez 95-64; A Torres 31-17; J Wright 1-1; K Farnsworth 19-13; J Lester 96-64; M Thornton 2-1; J Tazawa 20-16; K Uehara 11-7
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hernandez 11-7; A Torres 1-3; J Wright 1-0; K Farnsworth 2-1; J Lester 5-9; M Thornton 1-0; J Tazawa 1-0; K Uehara 0-1
Batters faced - R Hernandez 23; A Torres 7; J Wright 1; K Farnsworth 6; J Lester 26; M Thornton 1; J Tazawa 4; K Uehara 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:06.
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Manny Gonzalez.
Weather: 74 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 34,609.