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@BOS
1
8
CLE
@CHW
2
4
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@DET
1
2
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@NYY
9
7
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@OAK
4
9
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@SEA
1
2
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@TOR
6
2
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@ATL
3
0
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@CIN
3
4
 
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@FLA
4
5
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@HOU
6
4
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@LAD
2
3
 
(12)
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@SDP
4
6
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@STL
10
1
NYM
@WSN
1
7
Saturday, June 6, 2009, 7:09PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 37,828, Time of Game: 2:25
Rangers
1
32-23
 Lost 1 
1st
at Red Sox
8
33-23
 Won 1 
1st
W: Jon Lester (5-5)
L: Derek Holland (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  2  1
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  3  4   0  0  X    8  9  0

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ian Kinsler 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .912 15 12 -0.056 0.53 0.000 -0.056 -1.0 2 2
Michael Young 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .335 .910 10 6 -0.035 0.38 0.003 -0.038 0.6 0 1 2B
Andruw Jones DH 2 0 0 1 1 2 .272 .933 15 10 -0.023 0.26 0.003 -0.026 0.0 SF
Nelson Cruz RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .929 16 11 -0.062 0.59 0.000 -0.062 -1.3 3 0
Marlon Byrd CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .295 .791 10 8 -0.044 0.56 0.000 -0.044 -0.8 6 0
Brandon Boggs LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 7 5 -0.029 0.35 0.000 -0.029 -0.5 2 0
Chris Davis 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .207 .699 16 10 -0.047 0.58 0.000 -0.047 -0.7 4 0
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .681 7 5 -0.032 0.40 0.000 -0.032 -0.5 7 0
Elvis Andrus SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 .275 .732 11 5 -0.019 0.25 0.001 -0.019 0.2 0 3
Derek Holland P 0 0
   Kris Benson P 0 0
   Doug Mathis P 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 2 1 2 11 .071 .236 107 72 -0.347 0.43 0.007 -0.353 -4.1 24 6
2B: M Young (21, off J Lester).
SF: A Jones (2, off J Lester).
TB: M Young 3.
RBI: A Jones (15).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: B Boggs (1).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dustin Pedroia 2B 5 2 2 2 0 1 .322 .840 19 12 0.057 0.71 0.102 -0.045 1.0 2 0 SB
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 .306 .722 15 9 -0.013 0.43 0.023 -0.036 -0.6 4 0 SB
Kevin Youkilis 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 .349 1.100 20 13 -0.040 0.59 0.012 -0.052 1.0 6 0
Jason Bay LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 .280 1.003 20 16 0.061 0.79 0.108 -0.048 0.8 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 .301 .843 12 7 0.077 0.40 0.101 -0.024 1.0 0 2 HR
David Ortiz DH 3 1 2 1 1 1 .196 .598 18 9 0.059 0.30 0.059 0.000 1.0 HR
Jason Varitek C 3 1 1 0 1 0 .250 .863 18 10 0.011 0.50 0.035 -0.024 0.2 11 0
Rocco Baldelli RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .264 .750 11 4 0.000 0.69 0.039 -0.039 0.3 4 0
Nick Green SS 4 1 0 0 0 2 .278 .741 9 8 -0.057 0.80 0.016 -0.073 -1.3 0 1
Jon Lester P 0 2
Team Totals 33 8 9 7 5 7 .273 .823 142 88 0.155 0.59 0.495 -0.341 3.4 27 5
HR: M Lowell (9, off D Holland; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); D Ortiz (2, off K Benson; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: D Ortiz 5; M Lowell 4; D Pedroia 2; J Bay; R Baldelli; K Youkilis; J Varitek.
RBI: D Pedroia 2 (23); J Bay 2 (55); D Ortiz (22); M Lowell (37); K Youkilis (35).
2-out RBI: J Bay 2; K Youkilis.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: D Pedroia (10, 3rd base off D Holland/J Saltalamacchia); J Ellsbury (23, 2nd base off D Holland/J Saltalamacchia).

Texas Rangers

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
Derek Holland, L (1-3) 4.2 6 4 4 2 5 1 6.54 22 91 57 29 10 18 8 7 3 0 39 -0.113 0.92 -1.4
Kris Benson 2.1 3 4 3 3 1 1 8.46 13 42 24 15 2 7 0 9 0 0 1 0 -0.042 0.11 -2.6
Doug Mathis 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 9 7 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 8 9 8 7 5 7 2 7.88 38 142 88 47 14 27 9 17 3 0 39 1 0 -0.155 0.59 -3.4

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
Jon Lester, W (5-5) 9 2 1 1 2 11 0 5.09 31 107 72 35 21 16 6 12 2 0 88 0.345 0.43 4.1
Team Totals 9 2 1 1 2 11 0 1.00 31 107 72 35 21 16 6 12 2 0 88 0.345 0.43 4.1
Balks: D Holland (3).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ron Kulpa, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Rob Drake, 3B - Jeff Kellogg.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 65° F, Wind 12mph out to Leftfield, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-0 2 -23 10,(2-2)  RR BOS J. Bay D. Holland 11% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Pedroia Scores; Ellsbury Scores
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  R BOS M. Lowell D. Holland 10% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b5 1-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R BOS D. Pedroia D. Holland 8% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive); Green Scores
b2 1-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O BOS R. Baldelli D. Holland -4% 64% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b2 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O BOS N. Green D. Holland -4% 60% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler J. Lester 2% 52% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX M. Young J. Lester 2% 54% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX A. Jones J. Lester 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia D. Holland -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS J. Ellsbury D. Holland -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis D. Holland -1% 50% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX N. Cruz J. Lester 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Byrd J. Lester 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX B. Boggs J. Lester 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Bay D. Holland -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  R BOS M. Lowell D. Holland 10% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  BOS D. Ortiz D. Holland 2% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b2 1-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Varitek D. Holland 3% 68% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Ortiz to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O BOS R. Baldelli D. Holland -4% 64% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b2 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O BOS N. Green D. Holland -4% 60% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX C. Davis J. Lester 3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia J. Lester 2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX E. Andrus J. Lester 1% 66% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia D. Holland -2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury D. Holland -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 1-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis D. Holland -1% 62% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O TEX I. Kinsler J. Lester 3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O TEX M. Young J. Lester 2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX A. Jones J. Lester 1% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Bay D. Holland -2% 66% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS M. Lowell D. Holland -2% 64% Flyball: RF
b4 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS D. Ortiz D. Holland 1% 65% Walk
b4 1-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Varitek D. Holland -2% 63% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 4-5-6
t5 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX N. Cruz J. Lester 3% 66% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t5 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX M. Byrd J. Lester 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX B. Boggs J. Lester 2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Rangers' Derek Holland facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  BOS R. Baldelli D. Holland 3% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b5 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS N. Green D. Holland -3% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
b5 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-1)  BOS D. Pedroia D. Holland 2% 72% Balk; Green to 2B
b5 1-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R BOS D. Pedroia D. Holland 8% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive); Green Scores
b5 2-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Ellsbury D. Holland 2% 83% Walk; Pedroia to 2B
b5 2-0 1 12- 7,(3-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis D. Holland -3% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-0 2 12- 7,(1-2)  BOS J. Bay D. Holland 1% 81% Pedroia Steals 3B; Ellsbury Steals 2B
b5 2-0 2 -23 10,(2-2)  RR BOS J. Bay D. Holland 11% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Pedroia Scores; Ellsbury Scores
Kris Benson replaces Derek Holland pitching
b5 4-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Lowell K. Benson -1% 91% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 7-8-9
t6 0-4 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX C. Davis J. Lester 2% 93% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia J. Lester 1% 94% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t6 0-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O TEX E. Andrus J. Lester 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Rangers' Kris Benson facing 6-7-8
b6 4-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R BOS D. Ortiz K. Benson 2% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b6 5-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  BOS J. Varitek K. Benson 0% 97% Walk
b6 5-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  BOS R. Baldelli K. Benson 1% 98% Walk; Varitek to 2B
b6 5-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O BOS N. Green K. Benson -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Varitek to 3B
b6 5-0 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  R BOS D. Pedroia K. Benson 1% 99% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Varitek Scores; Baldelli to 2B
b6 6-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Ellsbury K. Benson -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b6 6-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  RR BOS K. Youkilis K. Benson 1% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Baldelli Scores; Pedroia Scores/Adv on E7 (throw)/No RBI/unER
b6 8-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Bay K. Benson -0% 99% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 8.
Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-8, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 1-2-3
t7 0-8 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TEX I. Kinsler J. Lester 0% 100% Lineout: 2B
t7 0-8 1 --- 1,(0-0)  TEX M. Young J. Lester -0% 99% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t7 0-8 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  TEX A. Jones J. Lester -0% 99% Walk
t7 0-8 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O TEX N. Cruz J. Lester 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t7 0-8 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O TEX M. Byrd J. Lester 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 8-0, Rangers' Kris Benson facing 5-6-7
b7 8-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS M. Lowell K. Benson 0% 100% Walk
b7 8-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BOS D. Ortiz K. Benson -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 8-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Varitek K. Benson -0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b7 8-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS R. Baldelli K. Benson -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 8.
Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-8, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 6-7-8
t8 0-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX B. Boggs J. Lester 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-8 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O TEX C. Davis J. Lester 0% 100% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t8 0-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia J. Lester 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 8-0, Rangers' Doug Mathis facing 9-1-2
Doug Mathis replaces Kris Benson pitching
b8 8-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS N. Green D. Mathis -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 8-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS D. Pedroia D. Mathis 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b8 8-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury D. Mathis -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Red Sox 8.
Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-8, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 9-1-2
t9 0-8 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX E. Andrus J. Lester -0% 100% Walk
t9 0-8 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O TEX I. Kinsler J. Lester 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right); Andrus to 2B
t9 0-8 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  TEX M. Young J. Lester -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Andrus to 3B
t9 0-8 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO TEX A. Jones J. Lester 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF-CF); Andrus Scores
t9 1-8 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX N. Cruz J. Lester 0% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Red Sox 8.

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