Tampa Bay 4, Boston 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Layne, First Base - Tony Randazzo, Second Base - Chris Guccione, Third Base - Mike Winters,
Attendance - 29873

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 62-43 35-17 27-26 L1
Tampa Bay 59-48 35-18 24-30 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 35-18 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 27-26 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up losses. The Red Sox have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Lance Cormier pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.88. Takashi Saito took the loss for Boston.
  • Evan Longoria (2) hit homeruns for Tampa Bay. Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis hit homeruns for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Tampa Bay
Jon Lester Player Matt Garza
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 7.0
10 Strikeouts 6
3 Hits 3
1.50 ERA 2.57
Hitting
Boston   Tampa Bay
Dustin Pedroia Player Jason Bartlett
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
1 HR 0
5 TB 2
.333 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 7 2 14 .156 14 8 2 3 0 1
Tampa Bay 9 2 16 .205 36 16 4 10 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Boston. The Rays have a W/L % of .576 after a win and .521 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .587 after a win and .595 after a loss.
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