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

Automated InsightsOctober 7, 2013

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
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 97.1 J. Ellsbury CF 5 3 2 0 0 0 0
A- 91.2 D. Ortiz DH 1 1 0 0 1 3 0
B 84.4 S. Victorino RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 1
C 74.7 M. Napoli 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 72.0 W. Middlebroo 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C- 71.7 J. Saltalamac C 4 1 0 0 0 0 3
C- 71.0 J. Gomes PH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
C- 70.0 M. Carp PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 D. Nava LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 62.0 S. Drew SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
F 59.0 D. Pedroia 2B 5 0 0 0 1 0 1


Rays Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 108.0 J. Lobaton C 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
A+ 98.5 J. Loney 1B 3 3 0 0 0 1 0
A 92.5 D. DeJesus LF 3 2 1 0 0 0 1
A- 90.0 Y. Escobar SS 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
B+ 88.2 E. Longoria 3B 5 1 1 1 3 0 1
B 85.4 D. Jennings CF 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
B 83.3 B. Zobrist 2B 4 1 0 0 0 1 0
C 72.0 W. Myers RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
C 72.0 D. Young PH 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
D+ 68.0 S. Rodriguez PH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 64.0 J. Molina C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- 61.0 M. Joyce DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Red Sox Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 94.8 J. Tazawa 0.2 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 11
B 84.2 B. Workman 0.2 0.00 1.50 1 0 0 9
C+ 77.2 C. Buchholz 6.0 4.50 1.67 7 5 3 104
C 74.5 C. Breslow 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 0 0 3
D 65.0 K. Uehara 0.2 13.50 1.50 1 0 0 5
F 55.3 F. Morales 0.1 27.00 6.00 1 0 1 11


Rays Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 94.4 J. Peralta 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 13
B+ 89.3 A. Torres 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 2 0 15
B 82.0 J. McGee 1.0 0.00 2.00 0 1 2 28
B- 80.2 A. Cobb 5.0 3.60 1.40 5 5 2 94
D 63.9 F. Rodney 1.0 9.00 2.00 1 1 1 19