Boston 8, Tampa Bay 4

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Paul Nauert, First Base - Joe West, Second Base - Ed Rapuano, Third Base - Paul Schrieber,
Attendance - 17692

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 1 1 8 12 1
Tampa Bay 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 11 3

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 77-54 45-21 32-33 W4
Tampa Bay 71-60 42-22 29-38 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 42-22 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 32-33 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 4 straight up win. The Red Sox have won 8 of their last 10 games.
  • Jon Lester pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.58. Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game to get the save and has 33 save s for the season. Andy Sonnanstine took the loss for Tampa Bay.
  • Carlos Pena had the only homerun for Tampa Bay. Kevin Youkilis, Jason Bay, J.D. Drew hit homeruns for Boston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Tampa Bay
Jon Lester Player Andy Sonnanstine
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 4.0
9 Strikeouts 2
7 Hits 8
3.00 ERA 6.75
Hitting
Boston   Tampa Bay
Mike LowellPlayer Dioner Navarro
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 12 3 25 .308 20 6 8 6 0 1
Tampa Bay 11 1 14 .289 20 14 4 3 0 3

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Boston. The Rays have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .525 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .597 after a win and .574 after a loss.
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