Boston 8, Toronto 1

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:07 PM
Location - Rogers Centre
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Greg Gibson, First Base - Ted Barrett, Second Base - Tim McClelland, Third Base - Andy Fletcher,
Attendance - 22817

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 69-51 38-18 31-33 W3
Toronto 55-64 31-29 24-35 L5

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Toronto Blue Jays have a 31-29 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 31-33 record on the road.
  • Toronto has a streak of 5 straight up losses. The Blue Jays have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Red Sox have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Jon Lester pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.58. Brett Cecil took the loss for Toronto.
  • Victor Martinez, J.D. Drew (2) hit homeruns for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Toronto
Jon Lester Player Brett Cecil
Win W/L Loss
8.0 IP 4.1
5 Strikeouts 2
3 Hits 6
1.12 ERA 8.31
Hitting
Boston   Toronto
J.D. Drew Player Aaron Hill
4 Hits 2
3 RBI 0
2 HR 0
10 TB 3
1.000 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 10 3 19 .263 19 6 7 4 0 0
Toronto 3 0 4 .107 8 6 0 3 0 3

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against LA Angels. The Blue Jays have a W/L % of .491 after a win and .429 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game at home against NY Yankees. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .594 after a win and .549 after a loss.
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