Boston 2, Seattle 1

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, July 1, 2012 4:10 PM
Location - Safeco Field
Temperature - 62°
Umpires - Home Plate - Fieldin Culbreth, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Gary Cederstrom, Third Base - Lance Barksdale,
Attendance - 34065

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 42-37 21-21 21-16 W1
Seattle 34-47 15-23 19-24 L1

Recap


Red Sox 2, Mariners 1 (10): All-Star David Ortiz delivered a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning as visiting Boston rallied to salvage a split of the four-game series.

After Ryan Kalish doubled high off the right-field wall with one out off Brandon League (0-5), Dustin Pedroia singled to right. Ortiz followed with a fly ball to the edge of the warning track off Lucas Luetge to score Kalish.

Pedroia hit his first homer since May 10, a solo shot in the eighth inning into the Red Sox bullpen in left to tie the game 1-1.

Vicente Padilla (2-0) pitched a scoreless ninth inning and Alfredo Aceves worked a perfect 10th for his 19th save in 22 chances.

Boston starter Felix Doubront allowed a run, three hits and walked five while throwing 103 pitches in 4 1/3 innings in his third straight sub-par outing.

Jason Vargas, who lost at Boston earlier this season, gave the Mariners eight much-needed innings after the bullpen pitched 8 1/3 Saturday. He allowed five hits and struck out six.

With runners on first and third and none out in the third inning, Ichiro Suzuki lifted a sacrifice fly to left to score Chone Figgins, who led off with a single, stole second and advanced to third on Brendan Ryan’s single.

There were only 14 runs scored in the series (nine by Boston), which included a pair of walk-off wins by the Mariners.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Ortiz was the only Red Sox player named to the American League All-Star team, the first time since 2001 they will have only one All-Star (Manny Ramirez). Right-hander Felix Hernandez is Seattle's lone representative … The Mariners placed right-hander Erasmo Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list (elbow) after he left Saturday’s start in the third inning. … Doubront entered the game with the highest run support in baseball at 8.44. … Boston improved to 18-9 against left-handed starters. … Seattle has scored nine runs in its last eight games. … The Red Sox lead the season series 4-2 and have outscored the Mariners 20-6. … Boston shortstop Mike Aviles was scratched from the lineup because of illness. … The Red Sox’s Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-5 to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Boston   Seattle
Felix Doubront Player Jason Vargas
No Decision W/L No Decision
4.1 IP 8.0
4 Strikeouts 6
3 Hits 5
2.08 ERA 1.12
Hitting
Boston   Seattle
Cody Ross Player Brendan Ryan
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Boston 7 1 11 .194 16 7 2 4 2 1
Seattle 4 0 5 .133 14 5 1 7 3 0

Upcoming Games

  • Seattle will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Mariners have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .435 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .548 after a win and .514 after a loss.