Boston 5, Oakland 4

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 62°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tim McClelland, First Base - Andy Fletcher, Second Base - Greg Gibson, Third Base - Ted Barrett,
Attendance - 37981

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 13 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 5 7 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 35-48 19-21 16-27 L2
Boston 51-33 28-13 23-20 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Boston Red Sox have a 28-13 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 16-27 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Athletics have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Tim Wakefield pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.31. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game to get the save and has 22 save s for the season. Trevor Cahill took the loss for Oakland.
  • J.D. Drew, David Ortiz hit homeruns for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Boston
Trevor Cahill Player Tim Wakefield
Loss W/L Win
5.1 IP 6.0
2 Strikeouts 8
4 Hits 10
6.75 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Oakland   Boston
Jack Cust Player Dustin Pedroia
3 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 5
.600 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 13 0 16 .342 24 11 4 3 0 0
Boston 7 2 15 .233 14 5 5 5 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .588 after a win and .636 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Athletics have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .404 after a loss.
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