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2007 League Championship Series (4-3): Boston Red Sox (96-66) over Cleveland Indians (96-66)

WS: BOS-COL / ALCS: BOS-CLE / NLCS: COL-ARI / Div. Series: BOS-LAA / CLE-NYY / ARI-CHC / COL-PHI
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 12, 2007 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            1  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0     3  8  0
    Boston Red Sox               1  0  4    0  3  2    0  0  x    10 12  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Sabathia, Lewis (5), Fultz (6), Mastny (6), Borowski (8)
              BOS - Beckett, Timlin (7), Lopez (8), Gagne (9)

               WP - Josh Beckett
	       LP - CC Sabathia
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Hafner
              BOS - none

  ATTENDANCE: 36,986

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 13, 2007 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            1  0  0    3  1  1    0  0  0    0  7    13 17  0
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  3    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0     6 10  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Hernandez, Perez (5), Lewis (5), Betancourt (7), Mastny (10), Borowski (11)
              BOS - Schilling, Delcarmen (5), Okajima (6), Timlin (8), Papelbon (9), Gagne (11), Lopez (11), Lester (11)

               WP - Tom Mastny
	       LP - Eric Gagne
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Gutierrez, Peralta, Sizemore
              BOS - Lowell, Ramirez

  ATTENDANCE: 37,051

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 15, 2007 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0     2  7  0
    Cleveland Indians            0  2  0    0  2  0    0  0  x     4  6  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Matsuzaka, Timlin (5), Okajima (7), Delcarmen (8)
              CLE - Westbrook, Lewis (7), Betancourt (8), Borowski (9)

               WP - Jake Westbrook
	       LP - Daisuke Matsuzaka
             SAVE - Joe Borowski

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Varitek
              CLE - Lofton

  ATTENDANCE: 44,402

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0     3  8  1
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  7  0    0  0  x     7  9  0

    PITCHERS: BOS - Wakefield, Delcarmen (5), Lester (6)
              CLE - Byrd, Lewis (6), Betancourt (8)

               WP - Paul Byrd
	       LP - Tim Wakefield
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Ortiz, Ramirez, Youkilis
              CLE - Blake, Peralta

  ATTENDANCE: 44,008

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 18, 2007 at Jacobs Field (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               1  0  1    0  0  0    2  3  0     7 12  1
    Cleveland Indians            1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  6  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Beckett, Papelbon (9)
              CLE - Sabathia, Betancourt (7), Perez (8), Mastny (8)

               WP - Josh Beckett
	       LP - CC Sabathia
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Youkilis
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 44,588

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     2  6  2
    Boston Red Sox               4  0  6    0  0  0    0  2  x    12 13  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Hernandez, Perez (3), Laffey (3), Borowski (8)
              BOS - Schilling, Lopez (8), Gagne (9)

               WP - Curt Schilling
	       LP - Roberto Hernandez
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Martinez
              BOS - Drew

  ATTENDANCE: 37,163

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 21, 2007 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0     2 10  1
    Boston Red Sox               1  1  1    0  0  0    2  6  x    11 15  1

    PITCHERS: CLE - Westbrook, Betancourt (7), Lewis (8)
              BOS - Matsuzaka, Okajima (6), Papelbon (8)

               WP - Daisuke Matsuzaka
	       LP - Jake Westbrook
             SAVE - Jonathan Papelbon

   HOME RUNS: CLE - none
              BOS - Pedroia, Youkilis

  ATTENDANCE: 37,165

Series MVP - Josh Beckett

Series Batting Stats

Boston Red Sox Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Josh Beckett 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 30 11 1 2 0 1 0 .182 .455
Alex Cora 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 207 30 51 3 18 1 .246 .684
Coco Crisp 7 21 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .190 .333 1 0 0 145 526 85 141 6 60 28 .268 .712
Manny Delcarmen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
J.D. Drew 7 25 5 9 1 0 1 6 1 2 .360 .385 .520 .905 0 0 0 140 466 84 126 11 64 4 .270 .796
Jacoby Ellsbury 5 8 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 1 0 0 33 116 20 41 3 18 9 .353 .902
Eric Gagne 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *54 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eric Hinske 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 186 25 38 6 21 3 .204 .714
Bobby Kielty 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .400 .500 .400 .900 0 0 0 *33 87 10 19 1 12 0 .218 .574
Jon Lester 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Javier Lopez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Lowell 7 27 3 9 2 0 1 8 2 3 .333 .375 .519 .894 0 0 0 154 589 79 191 21 120 3 .324 .879
Julio Lugo 7 25 3 5 2 0 0 2 1 5 .200 .231 .280 .511 0 0 1 147 570 71 135 8 73 33 .237 .643
Daisuke Matsuzaka 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Doug Mirabelli 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 48 114 9 23 5 16 0 .202 .637
Hideki Okajima 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Ortiz 7 24 7 7 3 0 1 3 6 5 .292 .424 .542 .966 0 0 149 549 116 182 35 117 3 .332 1.066
Jonathan Papelbon 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dustin Pedroia 7 29 8 10 3 0 1 5 3 5 .345 .406 .552 .958 0 0 0 139 520 86 165 8 50 7 .317 .823
Manny Ramirez 7 22 5 9 1 0 2 10 9 5 .409 .563 .727 1.290 0 0 0 133 483 84 143 20 88 0 .296 .881
Curt Schilling 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000
Mike Timlin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Varitek 7 26 3 7 3 0 1 4 2 5 .269 .345 .500 .845 0 0 0 131 435 57 111 17 68 1 .255 .787
Tim Wakefield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kevin Youkilis 7 28 10 14 1 1 3 7 5 3 .500 .576 .929 1.504 0 0 1 145 528 85 152 16 83 4 .288 .843
Totals 101 242 51 77 17 1 10 48 31 43 .318 .395 .521 .916 2 0 162 5589 867 1561 166 96 .279 .806

Cleveland Indians Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Josh Barfield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 130 420 53 102 3 50 14 .243 .594
Rafael Betancourt 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Casey Blake 7 26 4 9 2 0 1 2 1 7 .346 .370 .538 .909 0 0 1 156 588 81 159 18 78 4 .270 .776
Joe Borowski 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Byrd 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Asdrubal Cabrera 7 29 2 7 0 0 0 4 1 8 .241 .258 .241 .499 0 0 1 45 159 30 45 3 22 0 .283 .775
Aaron Fultz 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Garko 6 24 4 7 2 1 0 2 0 5 .292 .320 .458 .778 0 0 2 138 484 62 140 21 61 0 .289 .842
Chris Gomez 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 *92 222 21 66 1 21 1 .297 .699
Franklin Gutierrez 6 19 3 4 0 0 1 4 3 6 .211 .318 .368 .687 0 0 0 100 271 41 72 13 36 8 .266 .790
Travis Hafner 7 27 2 4 1 0 1 2 2 12 .148 .207 .296 .503 0 0 152 545 80 145 24 100 1 .266 .837
Roberto Hernandez 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Aaron Laffey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jensen Lewis 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Lofton 7 27 2 6 2 0 1 2 1 3 .222 .250 .407 .657 1 0 0 *136 490 86 145 7 38 23 .296 .781
Victor Martinez 7 27 4 8 1 0 1 3 3 5 .296 .367 .444 .811 0 0 0 147 562 78 169 25 114 0 .301 .879
Tom Mastny 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Michaels 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 105 267 43 72 7 39 3 .270 .721
Trot Nixon 3 7 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .429 .429 .429 .857 0 0 0 99 307 30 77 3 31 0 .251 .677
Jhonny Peralta 7 27 4 7 2 0 2 8 1 8 .259 .276 .556 .831 0 0 0 152 574 87 155 21 72 4 .270 .771
Rafael Perez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
CC Sabathia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 3 0 2 0 0 0 .667 1.333
Kelly Shoppach 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 59 161 26 42 7 30 0 .261 .782
Grady Sizemore 7 27 6 6 2 0 1 2 4 5 .222 .313 .407 .720 1 0 0 162 628 118 174 24 78 33 .277 .852
Jake Westbrook 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Totals 97 244 32 62 12 1 8 30 16 63 .254 .302 .410 .712 3 0 162 5604 811 1504 178 72 .268 .771

Boston Red Sox Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Josh Beckett 2 2 1.93 2 0 0 0 14.0 9 3 3 1 18 0.714 30 30 3.27 20 7 0 200.2 189 40 194 1.141
Manny Delcarmen 3 0 16.20 0 0 0 0 1.2 4 3 3 2 3 3.600 44 0 2.05 0 0 1 44.0 28 17 41 1.023
Eric Gagne 3 0 7.71 0 1 0 0 2.1 3 2 2 2 4 2.143 *54 0 3.81 4 2 16 52.0 49 21 51 1.346
Jon Lester 2 0 4.91 0 0 0 0 3.2 3 2 2 1 5 1.091 12 11 4.57 4 0 0 63.0 61 31 50 1.460
Javier Lopez 3 0 18.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 4 4 2 0 2.500 61 0 3.10 2 1 0 40.2 36 18 26 1.328
Daisuke Matsuzaka 2 2 5.59 1 1 0 0 9.2 12 6 6 2 9 1.448 32 32 4.40 15 12 0 204.2 191 80 201 1.324
Hideki Okajima 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 0 0 2 3 1.200 66 0 2.22 3 2 5 69.0 50 17 63 0.971
Jonathan Papelbon 3 0 0.00 0 0 1 0 5.0 3 0 0 2 3 1.000 59 0 1.85 1 3 37 58.1 30 15 84 0.771
Curt Schilling 2 2 5.40 1 0 0 0 11.2 15 7 7 0 8 1.286 24 24 3.87 9 8 0 151.0 165 23 101 1.245
Mike Timlin 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.1 1 0 0 0 3 0.300 50 0 3.42 2 1 1 55.1 46 14 31 1.084
Tim Wakefield 1 1 9.64 0 1 0 0 4.2 5 5 5 2 7 1.500 31 31 4.76 17 12 0 189.0 191 64 110 1.349
Totals 27 7 4.57 4 3 1 0 63.0 62 32 32 16 63 1.238 162 162 3.866 96 66 1438.2 1350 482 1149 1.273

Cleveland Indians Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Rafael Betancourt 5 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 8.0 6 7 6 1 6 0.875 68 0 1.47 5 1 3 79.1 51 9 80 0.756
Joe Borowski 4 0 4.50 0 0 1 0 4.0 6 2 2 3 1 2.250 69 0 5.07 4 5 45 65.2 77 17 58 1.431
Paul Byrd 1 1 3.60 1 0 0 0 5.0 6 2 2 0 4 1.200 31 31 4.59 15 8 0 192.1 239 28 88 1.388
Aaron Fultz 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 49 0 2.92 4 3 0 37.0 31 18 28 1.324
Roberto Hernandez 2 2 16.50 0 1 0 0 6.0 10 11 11 9 7 3.167 32 32 3.06 19 8 0 215.0 199 61 137 1.209
Aaron Laffey 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.2 1 0 0 1 3 0.429 9 9 4.56 4 2 0 49.1 54 12 25 1.338
Jensen Lewis 5 0 6.35 0 0 0 0 5.2 6 4 4 0 3 1.059 26 0 2.15 1 1 0 29.1 26 10 34 1.227
Tom Mastny 3 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 4.2 2 0 0 2 3 0.857 51 0 4.68 7 2 0 57.2 63 32 52 1.647
Rafael Perez 3 0 45.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 7 8 5 2 0 9.000 44 0 1.78 1 2 1 60.2 41 15 62 0.923
CC Sabathia 2 2 10.45 0 2 0 0 10.1 17 12 12 7 9 2.323 34 34 3.21 19 7 0 241.0 238 37 209 1.141
Jake Westbrook 2 2 3.55 1 1 0 0 12.2 16 5 5 4 7 1.579 25 25 4.32 6 9 0 152.0 159 55 93 1.408
Totals 29 7 6.82 3 4 1 0 62.0 77 51 47 31 43 1.742 162 162 4.049 96 66 1462.2 1519 410 1047 1.319

WS: BOS-COL / ALCS: BOS-CLE / NLCS: COL-ARI / Div. Series: BOS-LAA / CLE-NYY / ARI-CHC / COL-PHI
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