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Red Sox Victimized by Rays Walk-Off 5-4, Trail ALDS 1-0

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Jose Lobaton delivered a walk-off home run in the ninth as the Red Sox fell to Tampa Bay, 5-4.

With the score in the bottom of the eighth deadlocked 3-3 and the Rays up to bat, Sam Fuld scored after a ground out.

Clay Buchholz went six innings and got a no-decision after he surrendered three runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and three walks. Koji Uehara got his first loss in the postseason after going 2/3 of an inning giving up one run on one hit and walking no one. Fernando Rodney (1-0) got the win, allowing one run on one hit over one inning with one strikeout and one walk. Jacoby Ellsbury had standout at-bats for the Red Sox, going 3 for 5 with a double, two runs, and a stolen base. David Ortiz also had a great game, going 1 for 1 with an RBI and three walks. Lobaton was 1 for 1 with a home run, a run, and an RBI in the win.

The Red Sox fall behind to start the ALDS after losing the first game. The Red Sox will take on the Rays Tuesday in Game 2 of the ALDS at Tropicana Field at 8:37 PM EDT.


Red Sox Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+97.1J. EllsburyCF5320000
A-91.2D. OrtizDH1100130
B84.4S. VictorinoRF3110001
C74.7M. Napoli1B4100000
C72.0W. Middlebroo3B3000012
C-71.7J. SaltalamacC4100003
C-71.0J. GomesPH0000010
C-70.0M. CarpPH1000001
D64.0D. NavaLF3000001
D62.0S. DrewSS4000000
F59.0D. Pedroia2B5000101

Rays Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+108.0J. LobatonC1111100
A+98.5J. Loney1B3300010
A92.5D. DeJesusLF3210001
A-90.0Y. EscobarSS4210000
B+88.2E. Longoria3B5111301
B85.4D. JenningsCF3100010
B83.3B. Zobrist2B4100010
C72.0W. MyersRF3000012
C72.0D. YoungPH1000100
D+68.0S. RodriguezPH2000000
D64.0J. MolinaC3000001
D-61.0M. JoyceDH4000001

Red Sox Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A94.8J. Tazawa0.20.000.0001011
B84.2B. Workman0.20.001.501009
C+77.2C. Buchholz6.04.501.67753104
C74.5C. Breslow0.10.003.001003
D65.0K. Uehara0.213.501.501005
F55.3F. Morales0.127.006.0010111

Rays Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A94.4J. Peralta1.00.000.0000013
B+89.3A. Torres1.00.001.0012015
B82.0J. McGee1.00.002.0001228
B-80.2A. Cobb5.03.601.4055294
D63.9F. Rodney1.09.002.0011119

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