Boston 8, Oakland 5

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, July 30, 2009 1:35 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 79°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Wolf, First Base - Gary Cederstrom, Second Base - Adrian Johnson, Third Base - Fieldin Culbreth,
Attendance - 37919

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 43-58 22-25 21-33 L1
Boston 59-42 35-17 24-25 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Boston Red Sox have a 35-17 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 21-33 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Red Sox have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Athletics have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Manny Delcarmen pitched 1.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.66. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game to get the save and has 26 save s for the season. Craig Breslow took the loss for Oakland.
  • David Ortiz had the only homerun for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Boston
Gio Gonzalez Player Jon Lester
No Decision W/L No Decision
5.1 IP 5.2
8 Strikeouts 2
5 Hits 7
5.06 ERA 6.35
Hitting
Oakland   Boston
Nomar GarciaparraPlayer Jason Varitek
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 3
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 10 0 13 .286 12 3 5 4 3 0
Boston 10 1 18 .323 16 8 8 6 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .576 after a win and .595 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Athletics have a W/L % of .409 after a win and .439 after a loss.
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