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Garza stymies Sox
Rays 9, Red Sox 1
B.J. Upton gets high fives after homering in the third inning. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
Righty Matt Garza quieted the Sox, and B.J. Upton and Rocco Baldelli each hit three-run homers over the Green Monster as the Rays were all business in Boston. Evan Longoria tied a rookie record with his fourth playoff homer.
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Rays win series, 4-3
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 BOS 2 @ TB 0 Fri Oct. 10    
Gm 2 BOS 8 @ TB 9 Sat Oct. 11    
Gm 3 TB 9 @ BOS 1 Mon Oct. 13    
Gm 4 TB 13 @ BOS 4 Tue Oct. 14    
Gm 5 TB 7 @ BOS 8 Thu Oct. 16    
Gm 6 BOS 4 @ TB 2 Sat Oct. 18    
Gm 7 BOS 1 @ TB 3 Sun Oct. 19    
TB
Tampa Bay
BOS
Boston
October 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 1   9 13 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 7 0
Recap: TB | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Red Sox stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Iwamura, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .308
Upton, B, CF 5 1 2 3 0 1 1 .308
Pena, C, 1B 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .333
Longoria, 3B 4 2 1 1 1 1 2 .308
Crawford, C, LF 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .308
Aybar, W, DH 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .286
  1-Perez, F, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Navarro, D, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .167
Baldelli, RF 3 1 1 3 1 1 2 .333
  Gross, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bartlett, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .167
Totals 39 9 13 9 2 9 14  

1-Ran for Aybar, W in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Iwamura 2 (2, Lester, Byrd).
HR: Upton, B (2, 3rd inning off Lester, 2 on, 0 out), Longoria (2, 3rd inning off Lester, 0 on, 1 out), Baldelli (1, 8th inning off Byrd, 2 on, 1 out), Pena, C (1, 9th inning off Byrd, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Bartlett; Longoria 4; Upton, B 5; Crawford, C; Pena, C 5; Baldelli 4; Navarro, D; Aybar, W 2; Iwamura 4.
RBI: Navarro, D (1), Upton, B 3 (5), Longoria (4), Baldelli 3 (3), Pena, C (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baldelli; Iwamura; Crawford, C; Longoria.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pena, C (1, 2nd base off Lester/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena, C).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Pedroia, 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .545
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
Youkilis, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .429
Drew, J, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .250
Bay, LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .455
Kotsay, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .214
Varitek, C 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .000
Cora, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Totals 32 1 7 1 3 7 13  

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (1, Garza, M), Kotsay (2, Garza, M).
TB: Kotsay 3; Bay; Pedroia 3; Drew, J; Cora.
RBI: Ellsbury (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Cora 2.
SF: Ellsbury.
GIDP: Pedroia.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
PB: Varitek (1).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M (W, 1-0) 6.0 6 1 1 3 5 0 1.50
Howell 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.70
Jackson, E 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lester (L, 0-1) 5.2 8 5 4 2 7 2 6.35
Byrd 3.1 5 4 4 0 2 2 10.80

Garza, M pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Garza, M 116-63, Howell 20-14, Jackson, E 14-8, Lester 96-60, Byrd 47-29.
Groundouts-flyouts: Garza, M 5-6, Howell 2-1, Jackson, E 1-1, Lester 6-3, Byrd 5-0.
Batters faced: Garza, M 27, Howell 6, Jackson, E 3, Lester 26, Byrd 15.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 2-1, Byrd 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Derryl Cousins. LF: Tim McClelland. RF: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 59 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 3:23.
Att: 38,031.
Venue: Fenway Park.
October 13, 2008
October 13, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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