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Blazing first lifts Red Sox
Rough first costs Rays
Mark Hendrickson never made it out of the first inning, allowing six runs, four hits and two walks without recording an out. Aubrey Huff went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Eduardo Perez smacked a two-run homer in the ninth inning.
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Red Sox 9, Devil Rays 4
Backed by Boston's six-run first inning, David Wells cruised to his eighth victory. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Series at a glance:
Sox win is picture perfect
The Red Sox sent nine men to the plate in a six-run first inning and never looked back. David Wells put it in cruise control for the rest of the day, firing seven innings of six-hit, two-run ball, walking one and striking out four.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: July 20, 2005
TB
Tampa Bay (32-64)
Lost 2
Boston 9, Tampa Bay 4   BOS
Boston (52-42)
Won 2
July 20, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2   4 9 3
Boston
6 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 X   9 11 0
Standings through 7/20/05  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS3000000.290
a-Cortez, PH-SS1000000.077
Green, 2B3000100.255
Cantu, DH4010001.291
Gomes, LF4230010.294
Perez, 1B4112003.262
Huff, RF4132010.260
Gonzalez, 3B4010022.265
Hall, C4000001.261
Hollins, CF3000010.264
Totals34494157 

a-Grounded out for Lugo in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Huff (10, 7th inning off Wells, 0 on, 1 out), Perez (6, 9th inning off Halama, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Cantu; Gomes 3; Perez 4; Huff 6; Gonzalez.
RBI: Huff 2 (49), Perez 2 (18).
2-out RBI: Huff.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez.
GIDP: Gonzalez; Cantu.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez 3 (8, throw, throw, fielding).
PB: Hall (5).
DP: (Green-Lugo-Perez).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4221012.339
Cora, SS1000011.201
Renteria, SS3120100.275
1-Stern, PR-CF1000000.200
Ortiz, DH3111101.307
a-Nixon, PH-DH0000100.291
Ramirez, M, LF2111011.279
Olerud, 1B3000002.279
Millar, 1B-LF4320102.274
Mirabelli, C4112004.219
Graffanino, 2B3011001.299
Mueller, 3B3011102.281
Hyzdu, RF4000004.125
Totals3591175320 

a-Walked for Ortiz in the 8th.
1-Ran for Renteria in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, M (19, Hendrickson), Mirabelli (3, Hendrickson), Millar (17, Brazelton), Graffanino (6, Brazelton), Mueller (17, Carter).
HR: Damon (5, 4th inning off Brazelton, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 5; Renteria 2; Ortiz; Ramirez, M 2; Millar 3; Mirabelli 2; Graffanino 2; Mueller 2.
RBI: Ortiz (85), Ramirez, M (86), Mirabelli 2 (13), Mueller (38), Damon (45), Graffanino (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hyzdu; Damon; Millar; Mirabelli; Cora.
GIDP: Mueller.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Renteria (2, 2nd base by Brazelton/Hall).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Renteria-Millar, Graffanino-Renteria-Olerud).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hendrickson (L, 4-7)0.04652006.82
Brazelton 5.26322216.53
Carter 1.11000105.16
Miller 1.00001004.76
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells (W, 8-5)7.06221414.59
Bradford 1.00000000.00
Halama 1.03220116.18

Hendrickson pitched to 6 batters in the 1st.

HBP: Graffanino (by Brazelton).
Pitches-strikes: Hendrickson 30-14, Brazelton 91-62, Carter 19-12, Miller 15-7, Wells 92-63, Bradford 7-7, Halama 20-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hendrickson 0-0, Brazelton 6-8, Carter 1-2, Miller 1-2, Wells 12-5, Bradford 2-1, Halama 1-1.
Batters faced: Hendrickson 6, Brazelton 26, Carter 5, Miller 4, Wells 26, Bradford 3, Halama 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Brazelton 2-2, Carter 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Troy Fullwood. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 86 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 35,123.

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