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Game Story

Tampa Bay closer Grant Balfour was clear on what he wanted to do in the bottom of the ninth inning. Balfour retired David Ortiz on a bouncer to the mound for the final out with the tying run on second as the Rays held on for a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox Thursday in the opener of a day-night...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TB 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Boston
Jonny GómesDFP
singled to shallow center,
Dustin PedroiaDFP
scored,
Mike NapoliDFP
to second,
Mike NapoliDFP
to third advancing on throw,
Jonny GómesDFP
to second on first baseman
James LoneyDFP
's fielding error
TB 0 - BOS 1
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
David DeJesúsDFP
homered to right
TB 1 - BOS 1
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
David DeJesúsDFP
walked,
Desmond JenningsDFP
scored,
James LoneyDFP
to third,
Wil MyersDFP
to second
TB 2 - BOS 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ben ZobristDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .288
Desmond JenningsDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .284
Matt JoyceDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .306
Evan LongoriaDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 .274
James LoneyDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .310
Wil MyersDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .229
David DeJesúsDFP
DH
2 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 .200
Seán RodríguezDFP
PH-DH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235
Yunel EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .223
José MolinaDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .143
Totals 29 2 4 2 1 6 7 0 11
Batting
2B - D Jennings (8, J Peavy)
HR - D DeJesus (2, 3rd inning off J Peavy 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - D DeJesus 2 (8)
2-out RBI - D DeJesus
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Myers 1, Y Escobar 2
GIDP - B Zobrist, J Loney
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - J Loney (1, field)
Outfield assists - M Joyce

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Dustin PedroiaDFP
2B
4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
Shane VictorinoDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .296
David OrtizDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .250
Mike NapoliDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 .297
Jonny GómesDFP
LF
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Xander BogaertsDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .271
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .250
David RossDFP
C
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .167
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
PH-C
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
Jackie Bradley Jr.DFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .226
Totals 32 1 6 1 0 7 9 0 15
Batting
2B - D Ortiz (4, J McGee)
RBI - J Gomes (9)
2-out RBI - J Gomes
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ortiz 1, M Napoli 2, W Middlebrooks 2, J Bradley Jr
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
DP - 2 (D Pedroia-X Bogaerts-M Napoli, X Bogaerts-D Pedroia-M Napoli)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
César RamosDFP
4.2 1 1 1 6 6 0 1.35 3.05
Brandon GómesDFP
(W, 2-1)
1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.28 3.38
Jake McGeeDFP
(HLD, 2)
1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.05 2.03
Joel PeraltaDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.03 2.53
Grant BalfourDFP
(SV, 6)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.46 5.11

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jake PeavyDFP
(L, 1-1)
6.1 3 2 2 5 4 1 1.35 2.87
Chris CapuanoDFP
0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.73 0.00
Burke BadenhopDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.47 3.57
Andrew MillerDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.18 2.45
Pitching
WP - C Ramos
Pitches-strikes - C Ramos 95-53; B Gomes 16-12; J McGee 13-10; J Peralta 23-14; G Balfour 14-10; J Peavy 113-66; C Capuano 7-3; B Badenhop 13-9; A Miller 17-13
Ground balls-fly balls - C Ramos 3-4; B Gomes 1-3; J McGee 0-1; J Peralta 1-2; G Balfour 2-0; J Peavy 8-8; C Capuano 1-0; B Badenhop 1-0; A Miller 1-1
Batters faced - C Ramos 21; B Gomes 6; J McGee 4; J Peralta 4; G Balfour 4; J Peavy 26; C Capuano 2; B Badenhop 3; A Miller 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:27.
Umpires: HP--CB Bucknor. 1B--Toby Basner. 2B--Dale Scott. 3B--Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 57 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 35,621.