Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Joe West, First Base - Ed Rapuano, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Paul Nauert,
Attendance - 19148

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 77-55 45-21 32-34 L1
Tampa Bay 72-60 43-22 29-38 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 43-22 record at home this season. The Boston Red Sox have a 32-34 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Boston has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Red Sox have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • J.P. Howell pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.43. Dan Wheeler closed out the game to get the save and has 2 save s for the season. Ramon Ramirez took the loss for Boston.
  • Carl Crawford, Pat Burrell, Evan Longoria hit homeruns for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Tampa Bay
Josh Beckett Player Matt Garza
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 6.2
9 Strikeouts 3
7 Hits 6
6.00 ERA 5.40
Hitting
Boston   Tampa Bay
Kevin Youkilis Player Gregg Zaun
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
4 TB 5
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 6 0 11 .182 21 6 4 7 2 1
Tampa Bay 12 3 25 .343 10 11 8 0 0 0

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 .533 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .590 after a win and .574 after a loss.
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