Rays Beaten 3-1 by Red Sox, Eliminated from ALDS

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Yunel Escobar delivered three hits to earn a game grade of 100.5 (A+) but the Rays were downed by Boston, 3-1. Tampa Bay had a batting average of .194 and a wOBA of .185. On the season they have a .277 batting average and .341 wOBA.

The Rays got on the board first in the bottom of the sixth when David DeJesus hit a single off starter Jake Peavy, driving in Escobar. Tied up 1-1 in the top of the seventh, the Red Sox took a final lead when Shane Victorino drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with a single off Joel Peralta.

Jeremy Hellickson didn't factor in the decision, going one inning after he surrendered no runs on one hit with no strikeouts and two walks. After 2/3 of an inning of work, Jake McGee got his first loss in relief in the playoffs surrendering two runs on one hit while fanning one and walking one. Craig Breslow (1-0) got the win, allowing no runs on one hit over 1 2/3 innings with four strikeouts and no walks. Escobar was powerful at the plate for the Rays, going 3 for 3 with a double and a run.

The Rays are bounced three games to one and are bounced from the ALDS. The Rays will face off against the Red Sox Thursday in Game 5 of the ALDS at Fenway Park at 5:37 PM EDT.


Red Sox Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A- 91.6 X. Bogaerts PH 0 0 2 0 0 2 0
B 86.4 S. Victorino RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 1
B 86.3 J. Ellsbury CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0
B 85.8 D. Nava LF 2 1 0 0 0 2 1
B 83.4 W. Middlebroo 3B 3 1 0 0 0 1 2
B 83.3 D. Ortiz DH 4 1 0 0 0 1 1
C 75.0 D. Pedroia 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 0
C 72.0 M. Napoli 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C- 71.0 J. Gomes PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 D. Ross C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 68.0 S. Drew SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 66.0 J. Saltalamac C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2


Rays Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 100.5 Y. Escobar SS 3 3 1 0 0 0 0
B 86.0 J. Lobaton C 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 74.7 W. Myers RF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 73.7 D. DeJesus LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 2
C- 71.0 D. Young PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 M. Joyce PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 66.0 K. Johnson DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
D 64.0 D. Jennings CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 B. Zobrist 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- 61.0 J. Loney 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- 60.0 E. Longoria 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2


Red Sox Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.4 K. Uehara 1.1 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 20
A 95.5 J. Tazawa 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 5
A 95.3 C. Breslow 1.2 0.00 0.60 1 4 0 23
B+ 89.4 J. Peavy 5.2 1.59 0.88 5 3 0 74


Rays Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 93.7 C. Archer 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 2
A 93.7 W. Wright 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 2
A 93.0 A. Torres 2.0 0.00 0.50 1 1 0 29
A- 91.2 M. Moore 2.0 0.00 1.00 1 3 1 30
B+ 88.6 J. Wright 1.0 0.00 1.00 0 1 1 12
B 82.2 J. Peralta 1.1 0.00 2.25 2 3 1 26
C 74.0 J. Hellickson 1.0 0.00 3.00 1 0 2 22
F 56.4 J. McGee 0.2 27.00 3.00 1 1 1 21
F 56.1 F. Rodney 0.1 27.00 6.00 0 1 2 19