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Red Sox 4, Rays 2
Carl Crawford (from left), B.J. Upton and Evan Longoria watch from the dugout. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
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    
BOS
Boston
TB
Tampa Bay
October 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0   4 10 0
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 4 1
Recap: BOS | TB  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Crisp, CF 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .500
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .333
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 .174
Youkilis, 3B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .370
Drew, J, RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .286
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .286
Kotsay, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269
Lowrie, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .118
Varitek, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .063
Totals 36 4 10 4 6 4 20  

BATTING
2B: Ortiz, D (1, Shields), Drew, J (1, Shields).
HR: Youkilis (2, 2nd inning off Shields, 0 on, 0 out), Varitek (1, 6th inning off Shields, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 3; Crisp 3; Drew, J 3; Youkilis 4; Varitek 4; Kotsay.
RBI: Youkilis 2 (6), Varitek (1), Ortiz, D (4).
2-out RBI: Varitek; Ortiz, D.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek 3; Kotsay 2; Bay; Youkilis.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
PO: Crisp (1st base by Shields).

FIELDING
DP: (Lowrie-Pedroia-Kotsay).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Iwamura, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .200
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .375
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .318
Longoria, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Crawford, C, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .385
Floyd, C, DH 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
  b-Aybar, W, PH-DH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375
Navarro, D, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .174
Gross, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Zobrist, PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Bartlett, SS 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .250
Totals 29 2 4 2 2 6 9  

a-Flied out for Gross in the 5th. b-Popped out for Floyd, C in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Upton, B (4, 1st inning off Beckett, 0 on, 1 out), Bartlett (1, 5th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bartlett 4; Upton, B 4; Crawford, C; Navarro, D.
RBI: Upton, B (11), Bartlett (1).
2-out RBI: Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Floyd, C.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (3, 2nd base off Beckett/Varitek).
CS: Navarro, D (1, 2nd base by Beckett/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (1, throw).
PB: Navarro, D (1).
DP: (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena, C).
Pickoffs: Shields (Crisp at 1st base).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Beckett (W, 1-0) 5.0 4 2 2 1 3 2 9.64
Okajima (H, 2) 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Masterson (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.59
Papelbon (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (L, 0-2) 5.2 9 4 3 3 3 2 3.46
Howell 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.60
Balfour 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 19.29
Bradford 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.00
Miller, T 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Balfour pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Ortiz, D (by Bradford).
HBP: Bay (by Howell), Bartlett (by Beckett), Bartlett (by Masterson).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 78-50, Okajima 32-20, Masterson 18-12, Papelbon 8-7, Shields 108-64, Howell 23-13, Balfour 18-7, Bradford 14-6, Miller, T 1-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Beckett 5-2, Okajima 1-2, Masterson 0-0, Papelbon 1-0, Shields 3-7, Howell 2-1, Balfour 0-1, Bradford 3-0, Miller, T 0-0.
Batters faced: Beckett 19, Okajima 7, Masterson 4, Papelbon 3, Shields 28, Howell 6, Balfour 3, Bradford 5, Miller, T 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 1-1, Balfour 1-0, Bradford 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Brian O'Nora. LF: Brian Gorman. RF: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:48.
Att: 40,947.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008

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