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

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

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