Boston 12, Cleveland 1

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 13, 2012 1:35 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 74°
Umpires - Home Plate - Ron Kulpa, First Base - Jim Wolf, Second Base - Derryl Cousins, Third Base - Alan Porter,
Attendance - 37611

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 18-16 8-10 10-6 L3
Boston 15-19 7-11 8-8 W3

Recap


Red Sox 12, Indians 1: Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered and drove in five runs as the Red Sox won their third consecutive game.

Boston used two big innings to win the final game of the four-game set at Fenway Park. The Red Sox scored four times in the first, then added six runs in the seventh.

Saltalamacchia blasted his fifth homer of the year, a two-run shot in the seventh. Will Middlebrooks hit a two-run homer, his fourth of the year, in the third.

David Ortiz started the first-inning rally with a two-out walk off Cleveland starter Justin Masterson (1-3). Middlebrooks singled home two runs and Daniel Nava and Saltalamacchia added run-scoring singles to put the Red Sox ahead 4-0.

Ahead 6-1 entering the seventh, Boston sent nine hitters to the plate.

After Ortiz singled home Dustin Pedroia, Nava’s double plated Adrian Gonzalez and Middlebrooks. Saltalamacchia capped the scoring with his homer.

Boston starter Daniel Bard (3-4) benefited from the uprising, holding Cleveland to six hits and one run in six innings, walking four and striking out two.

The Indians lost for the fifth time in six games.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: Nava finished with two hits and three RBIs. … Middlebrooks scored three times and drove in two runs. … Asdrubal Cabrera drove in Cleveland’s only run, drawing a bases-loaded walk in the third.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Boston
Justin Masterson Player Daniel Bard
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 2
7 Hits 6
9.00 ERA 1.50
Hitting
Cleveland   Boston
Michael Brantley Player Jarrod Saltalamacchia
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 5
0 HR 1
5 TB 6
.750 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 7 0 9 .219 16 7 1 4 0 0
Boston 12 2 23 .343 8 6 11 2 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game at home against Seattle. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .316 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Indians have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .562 after a loss.