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Rays sitting pretty
Rays 13, Red Sox 4
Carlos Pena (left) celebrates with Evan Longoria after homering in the first. (Elsa/Getty Images)
It was more of the same for the white-hot Rays as they clubbed homers early and cruised to within one win of the World Series. Evan Longoria set a rookie playoff record with his fifth homer of October, and Carlos Pena and Willy Aybar went deep.
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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 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
3 0 2 0 1 5 0 2 0   13 14 3
Boston
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0   4 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 0 0 1 1 0 .222
Upton, B, CF 3 2 1 1 2 0 0 .313
Pena, C, 1B 3 3 1 2 2 1 1 .333
Longoria, 3B 4 2 1 2 1 1 1 .294
Crawford, C, LF 5 3 5 2 0 0 0 .500
Aybar, W, DH 5 1 4 5 0 1 1 .500
Navarro, D, C 4 0 1 1 1 0 3 .188
Perez, F, RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000
Bartlett, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .188
  a-Zobrist, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 39 13 14 13 7 7 11  

a-Flied out for Bartlett in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Crawford, C 2 (2, Wakefield, Masterson).
3B: Bartlett (1, Delcarmen), Crawford, C (1, Timlin).
HR: Pena, C (2, 1st inning off Wakefield, 1 on, 1 out), Longoria (3, 1st inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 1 out), Aybar, W (1, 3rd inning off Wakefield, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Navarro, D; Bartlett 3; Aybar, W 7; Longoria 4; Upton, B; Crawford, C 9; Pena, C 4.
RBI: Pena, C 2 (4), Longoria 2 (6), Aybar, W 5 (5), Upton, B (6), Crawford, C 2 (4), Navarro, D (2).
2-out RBI: Aybar, W 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez, F 3.
GIDP: Navarro, D.
Team RISP: 8-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton, B (2, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash), Crawford, C 2 (2, 3rd base off Wakefield/Cash, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash).

FIELDING
E: Longoria 2 (2, fielding, throw), Upton, B (1, fielding).
DP: (Iwamura-Bartlett-Pena, C).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, J, RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .154
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .467
Ortiz, D, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .071
Youkilis, 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .389
Bay, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .400
Kotsay, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .235
  a-Casey, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Crisp, CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .375
Cash, C 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 .333
  b-Ellsbury, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Lowrie, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .100
Totals 34 4 7 4 3 7 12  

a-Struck out for Kotsay in the 9th. b-Walked for Cash in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Youkilis (3, Miller, T).
3B: Ortiz, D (1, Sonnanstine).
HR: Cash (1, 3rd inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cash 4; Ortiz, D 3; Lowrie; Pedroia; Youkilis 2; Bay; Kotsay.
RBI: Cash (1), Youkilis 2 (4), Pedroia (3).
2-out RBI: Youkilis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cash; Bay; Drew, J.
GIDP: Crisp.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Bay (Aybar, W at 2nd base).
DP: (Pedroia-Lowrie-Kotsay).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sonnanstine (W, 1-0) 7.1 6 4 3 1 2 1 3.68
Miller, T 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Jackson, E 1.1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0.00
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield (L, 0-1) 2.2 6 5 5 2 2 3 16.88
Masterson 2.1 2 1 1 1 4 0 2.45
Delcarmen 0.1 2 5 5 3 1 0 22.50
Lopez, Jav 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Timlin 2.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 10.13

Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 97-63, Miller, T 6-5, Jackson, E 25-14, Wakefield 44-30, Masterson 39-26, Delcarmen 28-13, Lopez, Jav 26-18, Timlin 31-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sonnanstine 11-7, Miller, T 0-0, Jackson, E 0-0, Wakefield 2-2, Masterson 2-0, Delcarmen 0-0, Lopez, Jav 4-0, Timlin 3-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 29, Miller, T 2, Jackson, E 6, Wakefield 16, Masterson 9, Delcarmen 6, Lopez, Jav 7, Timlin 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, T 1-1, Jackson, E 1-0, Masterson 1-0, Lopez, Jav 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Tim McClelland. LF: Sam Holbrook. RF: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 60 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 38,133.
Venue: Fenway Park.
October 14, 2008
October 14, 2008

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