Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, April 9, 2009 1:35 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 58°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jeff Nelson, First Base - Mark Carlson, Second Base - Tim Tschida, Third Base - Bob Davidson,
Attendance - 37784

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 2
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 7 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 2-1 0-0 2-1 W2
Boston 1-2 1-2 0-0 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Boston Red Sox have a 1-2 record at home this season. The Tampa Bay Rays have a 2-1 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Red Sox have won 1 of their last 10 games.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Matt Garza pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 1.29. Troy Percival closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Daisuke Matsuzaka took the loss for Boston.
  • Jason Varitek had the only homerun for Boston. Evan Longoria, Matthew Joyce, Shawn Riggans hit homeruns for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Tampa Bay   Boston
Matt Garza Player Daisuke Matsuzaka
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 5.1
5 Strikeouts 5
4 Hits 9
1.29 ERA 6.75
Hitting
Tampa Bay   Boston
Evan Longoria Player Kevin Youkilis
3 Hits 3
2 RBI 0
1 HR 0
7 TB 4
.600 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Tampa Bay 10 3 23 .286 20 7 4 7 1 2
Boston 7 1 14 .200 16 6 3 5 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Rays have a W/L % of .500 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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