Boston 5, Oakland 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 63°
Umpires - Home Plate - Ted Barrett, First Base - Tim McClelland, Second Base - Andy Fletcher, Third Base - Greg Gibson,
Attendance - 37676

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Boston 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 35-47 19-21 16-26 L1
Boston 50-33 27-13 23-20 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Boston Red Sox have a 27-13 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 16-26 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Athletics have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Josh Beckett pitched 6.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.62. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game to get the save and has 21 save s for the season. Dana Eveland took the loss for Oakland.
  • Jason Bay had the only homerun for Boston. Scott Hairston had the only homerun for Oakland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Boston
Dana Eveland Player Josh Beckett
Loss W/L Win
2.2 IP 6.2
2 Strikeouts 4
6 Hits 6
13.50 ERA 2.70
Hitting
Oakland   Boston
Mark Ellis Player Jason Bay
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
1 TB 6
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 7 1 12 .206 10 8 2 1 0 0
Boston 9 1 16 .281 20 7 4 5 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .580 after a win and .636 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Athletics have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .413 after a loss.
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