Red Sox Get 3-1 Win Over Rays, Advance to ALCS

Automated InsightsOctober 9, 2013

Jake Peavy surrendered one run in 5 2/3 innings and Koji Uehara shut the door in the ninth as Boston got past Tampa Bay, 3-1. Tampa Bay had a batting average of just .194 and a wOBA of .185.

The Rays struck first. In the bottom of the sixth, David DeJesus drove in Yunel Escobar with a single off starter Peavy. In the top of the seventh with the game knotted at 1-1, the Red Sox took the lead for good when Shane Victorino drove in Jacoby Ellsbury after hitting a single off Joel Peralta.

Peavy settled for a no-decision after he allowed five hits with three strikeouts and no walks. Uehara picked up his second save of the playoffs after 1 1/3 innings of work striking out two and walking no one. Jake McGee (0-1) got tagged with the loss, allowing two runs on one hit over 2/3 of an inning with one strikeout and one walk. Escobar was 3 for 3 with a double and a run in the loss.

The Red Sox win the ALDS three games to one and move on to the ALCS and will take on the. The Red Sox will play the Rays 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