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TEX
@LAA
7
3
TBR
@BOS
1
3
TBR
@BOS
6
2
CLE
@CHW
7
8
 
(14)
MIN
@DET
1
7
NYY
@KCR
9
7
BAL
@OAK
4
8
TOR
@SEA
13
7
SFG
@ATL
1
2
 
(11)
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@COL
6
5
CHC
@HOU
5
6
LAD
@MIL
1
2
ARI
@PHI
3
2
STL
@PIT
4
5
 
(11)
NYM
@SDP
1
6
CIN
@WSN
4
6
Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 1:08PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 38,525, Time of Game: 2:24
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Rays
1
64-56
 Lost 2 
3rd, 9½ GB
at Red Sox
3
74-46
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Jon Lester (12-6)
L: James Shields (11-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rays            1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  3  0
Red Sox         0  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  3  0

Tampa Bay Rays

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Desmond Jennings LF-RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .333 .417 .619 1.036 17 10 0.000 1.04 0.084 -0.084 0.1 1 0 2B,SB
Sam Fuld RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .240 .304 .365 .668 22 16 -0.110 0.96 0.000 -0.110 -1.1 4 0
   James Shields P-P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Evan Longoria 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .233 .328 .454 .782 13 9 -0.003 1.09 0.053 -0.056 -0.0 2 0
Ben Zobrist DH-2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .277 .367 .492 .859 14 9 -0.057 0.85 0.020 -0.077 -0.4 0 0 2B
B.J. Upton CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .223 .303 .388 .692 19 13 -0.100 0.90 0.000 -0.100 -0.9 2 0
Casey Kotchman 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .332 .392 .471 .863 19 11 -0.075 0.97 0.000 -0.075 -0.7 7 0
Sean Rodriguez 2B-SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .211 .300 .349 .649 13 7 -0.006 0.88 0.029 -0.035 0.1 0 3 SB,HBP
Kelly Shoppach C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .181 .270 .311 .581 11 3 -0.011 0.92 0.033 -0.044 0.0 5 1
Elliot Johnson SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .179 .241 .331 .572 4 2 -0.061 1.29 0.000 -0.061 -0.7 2 2
   Johnny Damon PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .315 .394 .708 3 3 -0.038 1.48 0.000 -0.038 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 30 1 3 1 1 10 32 .100 .156 .167 .323 135 83 -0.461 0.98 0.219 -0.680 -3.7 24 6
2B: D Jennings (6, off J Lester); B Zobrist (38, off J Lester).
HBP: S Rodriguez (11, by J Lester).
TB: B Zobrist 2; D Jennings 2; E Longoria.
RBI: E Longoria (66).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: D Jennings (9, 3rd base off J Lester/J Saltalamacchia); S Rodriguez (10, 3rd base off J Lester/J Saltalamacchia).

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 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .313 .369 .512 .881 23 15 0.226 0.93 0.262 -0.035 1.9 1 0 HR
Dustin Pedroia 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .308 .398 .477 .876 15 12 -0.042 0.54 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 2 2
Adrian Gonzalez 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .350 .410 .549 .959 10 8 -0.029 0.38 0.000 -0.029 -0.4 10 1
Kevin Youkilis 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .266 .381 .483 .864 15 7 -0.009 0.62 0.024 -0.033 0.0 1 2
Carl Crawford LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .253 .289 .385 .674 15 12 -0.052 0.69 0.000 -0.052 -0.8 0 0
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .313 .457 .770 6 4 -0.040 0.54 0.000 -0.040 -0.6 11 0
Josh Reddick RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .314 .362 .526 .888 12 9 0.021 0.63 0.043 -0.023 0.0 1 0
Jed Lowrie DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260 .308 .395 .703 12 7 -0.063 0.86 0.000 -0.063 -0.9
Mike Aviles SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .239 .276 .397 .673 6 6 0.027 0.68 0.043 -0.016 0.1 0 6
Jon Lester P 1 0
   Daniel Bard P 0 0
   Jonathan Papelbon P 0 0
Team Totals 27 3 3 3 1 6 28 .111 .143 .222 .365 114 80 0.039 0.66 0.372 -0.333 -1.2 27 11
HR: J Ellsbury (21, off J Shields, 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: J Ellsbury 4; J Reddick; M Aviles.
RBI: J Ellsbury 3 (77).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 1 for 1.

Tampa Bay Rays

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
James Shields, L (11-10) 8 3 3 3 1 6 1 2.83 28 114 80 53 9 18 6 15 4 0 69 -0.039 0.66 1.2
Team Totals 8 3 3 3 1 6 1 3.38 28 114 80 53 9 18 6 15 4 0 69 -0.039 0.66 1.2

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 (12-6) 7 3 1 1 1 8 0 3.22 26 113 65 41 10 14 10 6 2 0 74 0.306 0.98 2.7
Daniel Bard, H (28) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.21 3 12 9 2 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.078 1.00 0.5
Jonathan Papelbon, S (28) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.02 3 10 9 7 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.078 1.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 1 10 0 1.00 32 135 83 50 12 21 12 8 3 0 74 0 0 0.462 0.98 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Lester (11; S Rodriguez).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Chris Conroy, 2B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 3B - Brian Knight.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 38,525.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 69° F, Wind 8mph in from Centerfield.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR BOS J. Ellsbury J. Shields 26% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Reddick Scores; Aviles Scores
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  TBR D. Jennings J. Lester -6% 44% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t2 1-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O TBR D. Jennings J. Lester 5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Reddick J. Shields 4% 48% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS M. Aviles J. Shields 4% 48% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Reddick to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Rays Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  TBR D. Jennings J. Lester -6% 44% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 7,(1-2)  O TBR S. Fuld J. Lester 2% 46% Strikeout Swinging, Jennings Steals 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 5,(1-2)  RO TBR E. Longoria J. Lester -2% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Jennings Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  TBR B. Zobrist J. Lester -2% 42% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t1 1-0 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  O TBR B. Upton J. Lester 3% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Rays' James Shields facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Shields -2% 43% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Shields -2% 41% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS A. Gonzalez J. Shields -1% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Rays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TBR C. Kotchman J. Lester 2% 42% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  TBR S. Rodriguez J. Lester -2% 40% Hit By Pitch
t2 1-0 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  TBR K. Shoppach J. Lester -3% 36% Walk; Rodriguez to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O TBR E. Johnson J. Lester 4% 40% Bunt Popfly: 3B (Short 3B Line)
t2 1-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  TBR D. Jennings J. Lester -1% 40% Rodriguez Steals 3B
t2 1-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O TBR D. Jennings J. Lester 5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Rays' James Shields facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Shields -3% 42% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
b2 0-1 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O BOS C. Crawford J. Shields -2% 40% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia J. Shields -1% 39% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Rays Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TBR S. Fuld J. Lester 2% 41% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t3 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O TBR E. Longoria J. Lester 2% 43% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR B. Zobrist J. Lester 1% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Rays' James Shields facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Reddick J. Shields 4% 48% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BOS J. Lowrie J. Shields -4% 44% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS M. Aviles J. Shields 4% 48% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Reddick to 2B
b3 0-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  RRR BOS J. Ellsbury J. Shields 26% 75% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Reddick Scores; Aviles Scores
b3 3-1 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Shields -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
b3 3-1 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez J. Shields -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 5-6-7
t4 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR B. Upton J. Lester 3% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O TBR C. Kotchman J. Lester 2% 77% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O TBR S. Rodriguez J. Lester 1% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rays' James Shields facing 4-5-6
b4 3-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BOS K. Youkilis J. Shields 2% 81% Walk
b4 3-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BOS C. Crawford J. Shields -2% 79% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
b4 3-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia J. Shields -2% 77% Popfly: 3B (SS-2B)
b4 3-1 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O BOS J. Reddick J. Shields -2% 75% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBR K. Shoppach J. Lester 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBR E. Johnson J. Lester 2% 80% Flyball: RF
t5 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBR D. Jennings J. Lester 1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rays' James Shields facing 8-9-1
b5 3-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BOS J. Lowrie J. Shields -2% 80% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b5 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Aviles J. Shields -1% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 3-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Shields -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 2-3-4
t6 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O TBR S. Fuld J. Lester 3% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t6 1-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  TBR E. Longoria J. Lester -4% 77% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
t6 1-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O TBR B. Zobrist J. Lester 4% 81% Strikeout Swinging
t6 1-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O TBR B. Upton J. Lester 3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rays' James Shields facing 2-3-4
b6 3-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Shields -1% 83% Lineout: 3B
b6 3-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS A. Gonzalez J. Shields -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Shields -1% 81% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Jon Lester facing 6-7-8
t7 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR C. Kotchman J. Lester 4% 85% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O TBR S. Rodriguez J. Lester 2% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t7 1-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O TBR K. Shoppach J. Lester 1% 89% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rays' James Shields facing 5-6-7
b7 3-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O BOS C. Crawford J. Shields -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Saltalamacchia J. Shields -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
b7 3-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Reddick J. Shields -1% 86% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Daniel Bard facing 9-1-2
Daniel Bard replaces Jon Lester pitching
Johnny Damon pinch hits for Elliot Johnson (SS) batting 9th
t8 1-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O TBR J. Damon D. Bard 4% 90% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O TBR D. Jennings D. Bard 3% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t8 1-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O TBR S. Fuld D. Bard 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Rays' James Shields facing 8-9-1
James Shields replaces Sam Fuld (RF) pitching and batting 2nd
Ben Zobrist moves from DH to 2B (team loses DH)
Sean Rodriguez moves from 2B to SS
Johnny Damon moves from PH to LF
Desmond Jennings moves from LF to RF
b8 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BOS J. Lowrie J. Shields -1% 93% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b8 3-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS M. Aviles J. Shields -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b8 3-1 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O BOS J. Ellsbury J. Shields -0% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Rays Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Jonathan Papelbon facing 3-4-5
Jonathan Papelbon replaces Daniel Bard pitching
t9 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TBR E. Longoria J. Papelbon 4% 96% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
t9 1-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TBR B. Zobrist J. Papelbon 3% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-3 2 --- 7,(1-2)  O TBR B. Upton J. Papelbon 1% 100% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rays 1, Red Sox 3.

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