Tampa Bay 6, Boston 4

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Chris Guccione, Second Base - Mike Winters, Third Base - Jerry Layne,
Attendance - 31517

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 62-44 35-17 27-27 L2
Tampa Bay 60-48 36-18 24-30 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 36-18 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 27-27 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Rays have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Red Sox have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • David Price pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.91. J.P. Howell closed out the game to get the save and has 12 save s for the season. Brad Penny took the loss for Boston.
  • Jason Bartlett, Carl Crawford, Pat Burrell, Carlos Pena hit homeruns for Tampa Bay. Victor Martinez, Jason Bay hit homeruns for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Tampa Bay
Brad Penny Player David Price
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.0
5 Strikeouts 5
6 Hits 6
7.50 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Boston   Tampa Bay
Victor Martinez Player Pat Burrell
2 Hits 1
1 RBI 1
1 HR 1
6 TB 4
.500 Avg .333

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 7 2 17 .200 14 7 4 2 0 0
Tampa Bay 7 4 19 .233 7 7 6 3 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Rays have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .521 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against NY Yankees. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .587 after a win and .581 after a loss.
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