Boston 5, Oakland 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 12, 2010 4:05 PM
Location - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Temperature - 67°
Umpires - Home Plate - Hunter Wendelstedt, First Base - Brian Runge, Second Base - Jerry Layne, Third Base - Mike Winters,
Attendance - 19806

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 79-64 42-30 37-34 W1
Oakland 71-71 44-30 27-41 L1

Recap

J.D. Drew had three hits and two RBIs and Josh Beckett struck out seven as the visiting Boston Red Sox rallied to a 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

Boston trailed 3-0 after five innings before Drew doubled home two runs during a four-run sixth inning. Ryan Kalish followed with a two-run pinch-hit single to put Boston ahead.

The Red Sox added an insurance run in the eighth and Jonathan Papelbon struck out the side in the ninth for his 36th save of the season.

Beckett (5-4) gave up three runs and five hits in six innings. He walked five. Scott Atchison pitched two innings of perfect relief.

Oakland built a 3-0 lead on Jack Cust’s bases-loaded walk in the third inning and a two-run double by Mark Ellis in the fifth.

Oakland starter Dallas Braden (9-12) gave up four runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Oakland
Josh Beckett Player Dallas Braden
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.2
7 Strikeouts 2
5 Hits 6
4.50 ERA 6.35
Hitting
Boston   Oakland
J.D. Drew Player Mark Ellis
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 2
0 HR 0
4 TB 3
1.000 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 9 0 11 .265 15 5 4 5 0 0
Oakland 5 0 9 .156 17 11 3 5 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Kansas City. The Athletics have a W/L % of .493 after a win and .507 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .545 after a win and .562 after a loss.
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