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Tuesday, March 31, 2009:
Red Sox 8, Rays 7
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Zobrist, SS3011201.212
Kennedy, 2B5000014.302
Aybar, W, 3B5110013.270
Joyce, CF4122020.286
Riggans, C4110001.262
Hernandez, M, C0000000.294
Gross, RF4112010.325
Matulia, RF0000000.000
Kapler, LF4110010.164
Royster, LF0000000.000
Richard, 1B4110011.244
Sadler, DH2010001.325
a-Weber, J, PH-DH2122000.333
Totals3771172711.263
a-Homered for Sadler in the 6th.
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF3110000.255
Ambres, CF1000010.143
Pedroia, 2B3111000.367
Velazquez, 2B1110000.289
Ortiz, DH2000100.294
a-Baldelli, PH-DH1000001.189
Youkilis, 1B3000002.208
Carter, 1B1000011.354
Drew, RF2010100.242
1-Place, PR-RF0100100.000
Bay, LF2011010.250
2-Green, N, PR-LF1212000.356
Lowell, 3B3000004.265
3-Chavez, A, PR-3B1111000.294
Lowrie, SS3000002.351
Negron, SS0000100.000
Varitek, C4123002.233
Apodaca, C0000000.000
Totals318984312.275
a-Grounded out for Ortiz in the 8th.
1-Ran for Drew in the 7th. 2-Ran for Bay in the 7th. 3-Ran for Lowell in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Richard (3, Buchholz), Aybar, W (2, Buchholz), Riggans (3, Buchholz), Sadler (5, Buchholz), Kapler (1, Buchholz).
3B: Zobrist (3, Buchholz).
HR: Joyce (1, 4th inning off Buchholz, 1 on, 0 out), Gross (1, 4th inning off Buchholz, 1 on, 0 out), Weber, J (3, 6th inning off Masterson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Zobrist 3; Aybar, W 2; Joyce 5; Riggans 2; Gross 4; Kapler 2; Richard 2; Sadler 2; Weber, J 5.
RBI: Zobrist (5), Joyce 2 (5), Gross 2 (8), Weber, J 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Zobrist; Weber, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kennedy; Zobrist; Aybar, W.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Weber, J (2, 2nd base off Ramirez, R/Apodaca).
PO: Zobrist (1st base by Buchholz).

FIELDING
E: Joyce (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Gross (Varitek at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Ellsbury (3, Sonnanstine), Pedroia (5, Sonnanstine), Velazquez (3, Balfour), Green, N (4, Balfour).
HR: Varitek (4, 7th inning off Sonnanstine, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Pedroia 2; Velazquez 2; Drew; Bay; Green, N 2; Chavez, A; Varitek 5.
RBI: Pedroia (5), Bay (7), Varitek 3 (15), Green, N 2 (10), Chavez, A (3).
2-out RBI: Varitek 3; Green, N 2; Chavez, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Varitek.
SF: Bay.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Buchholz (Zobrist at 1st base).

Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine7.06552215.28
Balfour(BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.23322104.50
Abreu, W0.10000002.84
Totals8.09874315.05
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buchholz5.19661422.52
Masterson(W, 2-0)2.21110312.45
Ramirez, R(S, 1)1.01001003.97
Totals9.011772734.58
Groundouts-flyouts: Sonnanstine 9-9, Balfour 1-0, Abreu, W 0-1, Buchholz 5-6, Masterson 4-1, Ramirez, R 2-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 28, Balfour 7, Abreu, W 1, Buchholz 25, Masterson 9, Ramirez, R 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Abreu, W 2-0, Masterson 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jason Kiser. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: . 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:44.
Att: 7,862.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media