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BOS
@BAL
3
1
KCR
@CHW
11
0
DET
@MIN
0
3
CLE
@OAK
1
2
NYY
@SEA
2
3
TOR
@TBR
4
11
LAA
@TEX
2
0
COL
@ARI
5
7
PHI
@ATL
9
4
FLA
@CIN
4
3
SFG
@LAD
8
4
HOU
@MIL
2
3
WSN
@NYM
6
5
SDP
@PIT
1
5
CHC
@STL
2
3
Friday, September 18, 2009, 7:05PM
, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance: 26,812, Time of Game: 2:50
Red Sox
3
87-59
 Won 1 
2nd, 6 GB
at Orioles
1
60-87
 Lost 2 
5th, 33½ GB
W: Clay Buchholz (6-3)
L: Jeremy Guthrie (10-15)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  1  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    3 11  0
Orioles         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 .302 .352 .415 .767 19 12 0.088 1.20 0.169 -0.081 0.6 4 0 SB
Dustin Pedroia 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .294 .365 .443 .808 21 15 -0.071 0.96 0.039 -0.110 -1.0 0 3
Victor Martinez C 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .298 .377 .479 .857 15 9 -0.055 0.88 0.024 -0.080 -0.6 4 0 2B
Kevin Youkilis 3B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .311 .419 .562 .981 27 15 -0.086 0.82 0.014 -0.100 -1.1 1 1
David Ortiz DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .231 .325 .443 .767 14 7 -0.048 0.99 0.037 -0.085 -0.5
Jason Bay LF 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 .266 .386 .544 .931 9 8 0.083 1.28 0.118 -0.035 0.6 3 0 HR
   Josh Reddick LF 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .225 .262 .400 .662 14 9 0.020 0.81 0.038 -0.018 0.1 2 0
J.D. Drew RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .265 .384 .492 .876 17 7 -0.039 1.06 0.037 -0.075 -0.5 1 0
Casey Kotchman 1B 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .275 .345 .395 .740 16 10 0.102 1.10 0.135 -0.033 1.2 8 0
Alex Gonzalez SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .233 .268 .349 .617 9 9 -0.059 1.16 0.030 -0.089 -0.9 4 2
Clay Buchholz P 0 0
   Daniel Bard P 0 0
   Hideki Okajima P 0 0
   Jonathan Papelbon P 0 0
Team Totals 37 3 11 3 3 4 40 .297 .350 .405 .755 161 101 -0.065 1.02 0.641 -0.706 -1.9 27 6
2B: V Martinez (32, off J Guthrie).
HR: J Bay (34, off J Guthrie, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: J Bay 4; C Kotchman 3; V Martinez 3; J Ellsbury 2; A Gonzalez; J Reddick; D Pedroia.
RBI: C Kotchman (48); J Ellsbury (52); J Bay (107).
2-out RBI: J Ellsbury.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Pedroia-A Gonzalez-C Kotchman.
Baserunning
SB: J Ellsbury (62, 2nd base off J Guthrie/M Wieters).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felix Pie CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .321 .421 .742 8 6 -0.207 1.46 0.000 -0.207 -1.6 3 0 GDP
Cesar Izturis SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .254 .289 .327 .617 14 7 -0.024 0.79 0.033 -0.057 -0.2 3 3
Brian Roberts 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .356 .458 .815 15 9 -0.097 1.09 0.012 -0.109 -0.6 3 1
Nick Markakis RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .348 .455 .803 8 7 -0.010 1.24 0.081 -0.091 -0.0 7 0
Melvin Mora 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262 .319 .356 .675 17 11 -0.095 1.14 0.000 -0.095 -0.8 1 1
Matt Wieters C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .271 .324 .390 .714 21 12 -0.022 1.25 0.047 -0.070 -0.0 5 0
Luke Scott DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .256 .341 .488 .829 22 12 -0.048 1.33 0.107 -0.155 -0.1 HR
Ty Wigginton 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .265 .310 .381 .691 9 6 -0.119 1.45 0.000 -0.119 -0.9 3 1
   Michael Aubrey PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .314 .351 .400 .751 5 3 -0.017 0.62 0.000 -0.017 -0.1
Jeff Fiorentino LF 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .276 .343 .276 .619 19 9 0.074 1.15 0.100 -0.026 0.4 2 1
Jeremy Guthrie P 0 0
   Matt Albers P 0 1
   Chris Waters P 0 0
   Cla Meredith P 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 4 4 35 .161 .257 .258 .515 138 82 -0.565 1.19 0.380 -0.946 -3.9 27 8
HR: L Scott (23, off C Buchholz, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: L Scott 4; N Markakis; M Wieters; B Roberts; C Izturis.
GIDP: F Pie (4).
RBI: L Scott (71).
2-out RBI: L Scott.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J Fiorentino (D Pedroia at home plate).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Clay Buchholz, W (6-3) 6 5 1 1 3 1 1 3.49 25 95 54 35 6 13 8 13 4 0 56 0.279 1.12 2.3
Daniel Bard, H (12) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.35 4 13 9 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.087 1.55 0.5
Hideki Okajima, H (23) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.41 3 12 8 3 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.097 1.23 0.5
Jonathan Papelbon, S (37) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.97 3 18 11 8 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.101 1.29 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 4 4 1 1.00 35 138 82 50 11 21 9 18 4 0 56 0 0 0.564 1.19 3.9

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jeremy Guthrie, L (10-15) 5.2 9 3 3 3 1 1 5.05 28 114 70 43 5 22 9 15 1 0 37 -0.063 1.19 -0.2
Matt Albers 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.16 3 8 7 4 0 3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0.034 0.99 0.4
Chris Waters 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 10.80 6 28 17 9 0 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0.073 0.61 1.1
Cla Meredith 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.18 3 11 7 3 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.021 0.26 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 3 3 3 4 1 3.00 40 161 101 59 6 36 12 21 2 0 37 3 0 0.065 1.02 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: C Buchholz (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Doug Eddings, 3B - Brian Knight.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: 26,812.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 2mph out to Centerfield, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-1 0 --- 7,(1-2)  R BOS J. Bay J. Guthrie 12% 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b5 1-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO BAL F. Pie C. Buchholz 11% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t6 2-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R BOS J. Ellsbury J. Guthrie 11% 76% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Reddick Scores; Gonzalez to 2B
b2 0-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  R BAL L. Scott C. Buchholz -11% 49% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t2 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R BOS C. Kotchman J. Guthrie 9% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bay Scores; Drew to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury J. Guthrie 3% 53% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS D. Pedroia J. Guthrie 2% 56% Ellsbury Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Guthrie -4% 52% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O BOS V. Martinez J. Guthrie -3% 48% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Guthrie -3% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Clay Buchholz facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BAL F. Pie C. Buchholz 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O BAL C. Izturis C. Buchholz 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  BAL B. Roberts C. Buchholz -1% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL N. Markakis C. Buchholz 2% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  BOS D. Ortiz J. Guthrie 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Bay J. Guthrie -4% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Drew J. Guthrie 4% 54% Walk; Bay to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R BOS C. Kotchman J. Guthrie 9% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bay Scores; Drew to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez J. Guthrie -4% 59% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Guthrie -4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Clay Buchholz facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL M. Mora C. Buchholz 3% 58% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b2 0-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BAL M. Wieters C. Buchholz 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  R BAL L. Scott C. Buchholz -11% 49% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 1-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O BAL T. Wigginton C. Buchholz 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie facing 2-3-4
t3 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS D. Pedroia J. Guthrie 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS V. Martinez J. Guthrie -2% 52% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Pedroia out at Hm/LF-SS-C
t3 1-1 1 -2- 7,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Guthrie -4% 48% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t3 1-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BOS D. Ortiz J. Guthrie -4% 44% Popfly: 3B (Deep SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Clay Buchholz facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL J. Fiorentino C. Buchholz 3% 47% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b3 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL F. Pie C. Buchholz 2% 49% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 1-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL C. Izturis C. Buchholz -1% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b3 1-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Roberts C. Buchholz 3% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie facing 6-7-8
t4 1-1 0 --- 7,(1-2)  R BOS J. Bay J. Guthrie 12% 62% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
t4 2-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Drew J. Guthrie -2% 59% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t4 2-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS C. Kotchman J. Guthrie 3% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 2-1 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez J. Guthrie -3% 59% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t4 2-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Guthrie -2% 56% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Clay Buchholz facing 4-5-6
b4 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BAL N. Markakis C. Buchholz -5% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 1-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BAL M. Mora C. Buchholz 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Markakis to 2B
b4 1-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  BAL M. Wieters C. Buchholz -3% 51% Wild Pitch; Markakis to 3B
b4 1-2 1 --3 6,(3-2)  BAL M. Wieters C. Buchholz -3% 48% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-3 8,(3-2)  O BAL L. Scott C. Buchholz 9% 57% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
b4 1-2 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O BAL T. Wigginton C. Buchholz 7% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie facing 2-3-4
t5 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Guthrie -3% 61% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 2-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  O BOS V. Martinez J. Guthrie -2% 59% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
t5 2-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS K. Youkilis J. Guthrie 1% 60% Walk
t5 2-1 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz J. Guthrie -3% 58% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Clay Buchholz facing 9-1-2
Josh Reddick replaces Jason Bay playing LF batting 6th
b5 1-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  BAL J. Fiorentino C. Buchholz -5% 52% Walk
b5 1-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO BAL F. Pie C. Buchholz 11% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  BAL C. Izturis C. Buchholz -2% 62% Walk
b5 1-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BAL B. Roberts C. Buchholz 4% 65% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie facing 6-7-8
t6 2-1 0 --- 6,(2-2)  BOS J. Reddick J. Guthrie 4% 69% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t6 2-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O BOS J. Drew J. Guthrie -4% 65% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
t6 2-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS C. Kotchman J. Guthrie -3% 62% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t6 2-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BOS A. Gonzalez J. Guthrie 3% 65% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Reddick to 3B
t6 2-1 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R BOS J. Ellsbury J. Guthrie 11% 76% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Reddick Scores; Gonzalez to 2B
Matt Albers replaces Jeremy Guthrie pitching
t6 3-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia M. Albers -3% 73% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Clay Buchholz facing 4-5-6
b6 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BAL N. Markakis C. Buchholz 4% 77% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b6 1-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL M. Mora C. Buchholz 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 1-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  BAL M. Wieters C. Buchholz -2% 77% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b6 1-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BAL L. Scott C. Buchholz 4% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Matt Albers facing 3-4-5
t7 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS V. Martinez M. Albers 2% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t7 3-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis M. Albers -2% 81% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
Chris Waters replaces Matt Albers pitching
t7 3-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BOS D. Ortiz C. Waters -2% 79% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B-1B)
t7 3-1 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O BOS J. Reddick C. Waters -2% 77% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Daniel Bard facing 8-9-1
Daniel Bard replaces Clay Buchholz pitching
b7 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BAL T. Wigginton D. Bard 4% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b7 1-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  BAL J. Fiorentino D. Bard -5% 76% Walk
b7 1-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BAL F. Pie D. Bard 5% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O BAL C. Izturis D. Bard 4% 86% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Chris Waters facing 7-8-9
t8 3-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Drew C. Waters -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t8 3-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS C. Kotchman C. Waters 1% 86% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
t8 3-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS A. Gonzalez C. Waters -2% 84% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t8 3-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury C. Waters -2% 82% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Hideki Okajima facing 3-4-5
Hideki Okajima replaces Daniel Bard pitching
b8 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL B. Roberts H. Okajima 5% 87% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b8 1-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BAL N. Markakis H. Okajima 3% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b8 1-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BAL M. Mora H. Okajima 2% 92% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Cla Meredith facing 2-3-4
Cla Meredith replaces Chris Waters pitching
t9 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia C. Meredith -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t9 3-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS V. Martinez C. Meredith -1% 90% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t9 3-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O BOS K. Youkilis C. Meredith -0% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Jonathan Papelbon facing 6-7-8
Jonathan Papelbon replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
b9 1-3 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O BAL M. Wieters J. Papelbon 5% 95% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
b9 1-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BAL L. Scott J. Papelbon 3% 98% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
Michael Aubrey pinch hits for Ty Wigginton (1B) batting 8th
b9 1-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BAL M. Aubrey J. Papelbon 2% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Orioles 1.

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