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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
A-91.6X. BogaertsPH0020020
B86.4S. VictorinoRF3100101
B86.3J. EllsburyCF4110010
B85.8D. NavaLF2100021
B83.4W. Middlebroo3B3100012
B83.3D. OrtizDH4100011
C75.0D. Pedroia2B4100100
C72.0M. Napoli1B3000012
C-71.0J. GomesPH1000000
C-70.0D. RossC1000001
D+68.0S. DrewSS2000000
D66.0J. SaltalamacC2000002

Rays Offense
A+100.5Y. EscobarSS3310000
B86.0J. LobatonC2100000
C74.7W. MyersRF4100000
C73.7D. DeJesusLF4100102
C-71.0D. YoungPH1000000
C-70.0M. JoycePH1000001
D66.0K. JohnsonDH2000002
D64.0D. JenningsCF3000001
D64.0B. Zobrist2B3000001
D-61.0J. Loney1B4000001
D-60.0E. Longoria3B4000002

Red Sox Pitching
A+97.4K. Uehara1.10.000.0002020
A95.5J. Tazawa0.10.000.000105
A95.3C. Breslow1.20.000.6014023
B+89.4J. Peavy5.21.590.8853074

Rays Pitching
A93.7C. Archer0.10.000.000002
A93.7W. Wright0.10.000.000002
A93.0A. Torres2.00.000.5011029
A-91.2M. Moore2.00.001.0013130
B+88.6J. Wright1.00.001.0001112
B82.2J. Peralta1.10.002.2523126
C74.0J. Hellickson1.00.003.0010222
F56.4J. McGee0.227.003.0011121
F56.1F. Rodney0.127.006.0001219

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