Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 3, 2009 1:38 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Marty Foster, First Base - Marvin Hudson, Second Base - John Hirschbeck, Third Base - Wally Bell,
Attendance - 32332

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 15-10 10-2 5-8 L1
Tampa Bay 11-15 5-6 6-9 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 5-6 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 5-8 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Red Sox have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • James Shields pitched 7.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.51. Troy Percival closed out the game to get the save and has 3 save s for the season. Brad Penny took the loss for Boston.
  • Kevin Youkilis had the only homerun for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Tampa Bay
Brad Penny Player James Shields
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.1
8 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 6
4.50 ERA 2.45
Hitting
Boston   Tampa Bay
J.D. Drew Player Carl Crawford
3 Hits 4
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
4 TB 4
.750 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 8 1 12 .235 14 6 3 3 1 1
Tampa Bay 10 0 13 .303 20 10 5 2 8 0

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Rays have a W/L % of .273 after a win and .533 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against NY Yankees. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .688 after a win and .444 after a loss.
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