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2008 ALCS (4-3): Tampa Bay Rays (97-65) over Boston Red Sox (95-67)

WS: PHI-TBR / ALCS: TBR-BOS / NLCS: PHI-LAD / Div. Series: BOS-LAA / TBR-CHW / LAD-CHC / PHI-MIL
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 10, 2008 at Tropicana Field (Tampa Bay Rays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0     2  7  0
    Tampa Bay Rays               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  4  0

    PITCHERS: BOS - Matsuzaka, Okajima (8), Masterson (8), Papelbon (9)
              TBR - Shields, Howell (8), Balfour (8), Price (9)

               WP - Daisuke Matsuzaka
	       LP - James Shields
             SAVE - Jonathan Papelbon

   HOME RUNS: BOS - none
              TBR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 35,001

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 11, 2008 at Tropicana Field (Tampa Bay Rays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               2  0  1    0  3  1    0  1  0    0  0     8 12  0
    Tampa Bay Rays               2  0  2    1  3  0    0  0  0    0  1     9 12  0

    PITCHERS: BOS - Beckett, Lopez (5), Delcarmen (5), Okajima (7), Masterson (9), Papelbon (9), Timlin (11)
              TBR - Kazmir, Balfour (5), Howell (5), Bradford (6), Miller (8), Wheeler (8), Price (11)

               WP - David Price
	       LP - Mike Timlin
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Bay, Pedroia (2), Youkilis
              TBR - Floyd, Longoria, Upton

  ATTENDANCE: 34,904

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 13, 2008 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Tampa Bay Rays               0  1  4    0  0  0    0  3  1     9 13  0
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     1  7  0

    PITCHERS: TBR - Garza, Howell (7), Jackson (9)
              BOS - Lester, Byrd (6)

               WP - Matt Garza
	       LP - Jon Lester
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: TBR - Baldelli, Longoria, Pena, Upton
              BOS - none

  ATTENDANCE: 38,031

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Tampa Bay Rays               3  0  2    0  1  5    0  2  0    13 14  3
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  1    0  0  0    1  2  0     4  7  0

    PITCHERS: TBR - Sonnanstine, Miller (8), Jackson (8)
              BOS - Wakefield, Masterson (3), Delcarmen (6), Lopez (6), Timlin (8)

               WP - Andy Sonnanstine
	       LP - Tim Wakefield
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: TBR - Aybar, Longoria, Pena
              BOS - Cash

  ATTENDANCE: 38,133

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 16, 2008 at Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Tampa Bay Rays               2  0  3    0  0  0    2  0  0     7  8  1
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  0  0    4  3  1     8 11  0

    PITCHERS: TBR - Kazmir, Balfour (7), Wheeler (7), Howell (9)
              BOS - Matsuzaka, Okajima (5), Delcarmen (7), Papelbon (7), Masterson (9)

               WP - Justin Masterson
	       LP - J.P. Howell
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: TBR - Longoria, Pena, Upton
              BOS - Drew, Ortiz

  ATTENDANCE: 38,437

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 18, 2008 at Tropicana Field (Tampa Bay Rays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  1  1    0  0  2    0  0  0     4 10  0
    Tampa Bay Rays               1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     2  4  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Beckett, Okajima (6), Masterson (8), Papelbon (9)
              TBR - Shields, Howell (6), Balfour (7), Bradford (8), Miller (9)

               WP - Josh Beckett
	       LP - James Shields
             SAVE - Jonathan Papelbon

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Varitek, Youkilis
              TBR - Bartlett, Upton

  ATTENDANCE: 40,947

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 19, 2008 at Tropicana Field (Tampa Bay Rays)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  3  0
    Tampa Bay Rays               0  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  x     3  6  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Lester, Okajima (8)
              TBR - Garza, Wheeler (8), Howell (8), Bradford (8), Price (8)

               WP - Matt Garza
	       LP - Jon Lester
             SAVE - David Price

   HOME RUNS: BOS - Pedroia
              TBR - Aybar

  ATTENDANCE: 40,473

Series MVP - Matt Garza

Series Batting Stats

Tampa Bay Rays Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name 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
Willy Aybar 6 19 3 8 1 0 2 6 0 3 .421 .421 .789 1.211 0 0 95 324 33 82 10 33 2 .253 .737
Rocco Baldelli 2 6 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 3 .333 .429 .833 1.262 0 0 0 28 80 12 21 4 13 0 .263 .819
Grant Balfour 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jason Bartlett 7 23 4 5 0 1 1 1 1 5 .217 .308 .435 .742 1 0 2 128 454 48 130 1 37 20 .286 .690
Chad Bradford 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *68 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carl Crawford 7 29 3 10 2 1 0 4 1 7 .345 .367 .483 .849 3 0 0 109 443 69 121 8 57 25 .273 .718
Cliff Floyd 4 10 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .200 .200 .500 .700 0 0 80 246 32 66 11 39 1 .268 .804
Matt Garza 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200
Gabe Gross 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .091 .000 .091 1 0 0 *143 345 46 82 13 40 4 .238 .750
J.P. Howell 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Akinori Iwamura 7 29 4 6 2 0 0 0 5 5 .207 .324 .276 .599 2 0 0 152 627 91 172 6 48 8 .274 .729
Edwin Jackson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200
Scott Kazmir 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Evan Longoria 7 27 8 7 3 0 4 8 3 5 .259 .333 .815 1.148 0 0 3 122 448 67 122 27 85 7 .272 .874
Trever Miller 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dioner Navarro 7 26 1 5 0 0 0 2 2 4 .192 .250 .192 .442 0 1 0 120 427 43 126 7 54 0 .295 .757
Carlos Pena 7 26 8 7 1 0 3 6 6 7 .269 .406 .654 1.060 1 0 0 139 490 76 121 31 102 1 .247 .871
Fernando Perez 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 23 60 18 15 3 8 5 .250 .781
David Price 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Shields 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 4 2 1 0 1 0 .250 .650
Andy Sonnanstine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 5 2 2 0 0 0 .400 .971
B.J. Upton 7 28 8 9 1 0 4 11 4 7 .321 .394 .786 1.180 2 0 1 145 531 85 145 9 67 44 .273 .784
Dan Wheeler 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ben Zobrist 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 62 198 32 50 12 30 3 .253 .844
Totals 104 242 43 61 10 2 16 43 25 57 .252 .326 .508 .834 10 1 162 5541 774 1443 180 142 .260 .762

Boston Red Sox Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name 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
Jason Bay 7 24 3 7 1 0 1 4 7 8 .292 .469 .458 .927 0 0 0 *155 577 111 165 31 101 10 .286 .895
Josh Beckett 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Paul Byrd 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *30 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Sean Casey 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 69 199 14 64 0 17 1 .322 .773
Kevin Cash 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 61 142 11 32 3 15 0 .225 .647
Alex Cora 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0 75 152 14 41 0 9 1 .270 .719
Coco Crisp 5 20 2 9 2 0 0 1 4 3 .450 .542 .550 1.092 0 0 0 118 361 55 102 7 41 20 .283 .751
Manny Delcarmen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 0
J.D. Drew 7 24 1 6 1 0 1 3 4 6 .250 .379 .417 .796 0 0 0 109 368 79 103 19 64 4 .280 .927
Jacoby Ellsbury 4 14 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .063 .000 .063 0 0 0 145 554 98 155 9 47 50 .280 .729
Mark Kotsay 7 30 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .233 .333 .567 0 0 0 *110 402 45 111 6 49 2 .276 .732
Jon Lester 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Javier Lopez 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jed Lowrie 6 18 2 2 1 0 0 1 4 4 .111 .261 .167 .428 0 0 0 81 260 34 67 2 46 1 .258 .739
Justin Masterson 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Daisuke Matsuzaka 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Hideki Okajima 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Ortiz 7 26 3 4 1 1 1 4 6 9 .154 .313 .385 .697 0 0 109 416 74 110 23 89 1 .264 .877
Jonathan Papelbon 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dustin Pedroia 7 26 9 9 1 0 3 5 5 3 .346 .469 .731 1.200 2 1 0 157 653 118 213 17 83 20 .326 .869
Mike Timlin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Varitek 6 20 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 8 .050 .174 .200 .374 0 0 0 131 423 37 93 13 43 0 .220 .672
Tim Wakefield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kevin Youkilis 7 30 4 10 3 0 2 6 2 4 .333 .375 .633 1.008 0 0 0 145 538 91 168 29 115 3 .312 .958
Totals 99 244 28 57 13 1 10 27 35 56 .234 .337 .418 .755 2 1 162 5596 845 1565 173 120 .280 .805

Tampa Bay Rays Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name 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
Grant Balfour 4 0 19.29 0 0 0 0 2.1 5 5 5 4 1 3.857 51 0 1.54 6 2 4 58.1 28 24 82 0.891
Chad Bradford 3 0 3.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 4 1 1 2 1 2.000 *68 0 2.12 4 3 0 59.1 59 15 17 1.247
Matt Garza 2 2 1.38 2 0 0 0 13.0 8 2 2 6 14 1.077 30 30 3.70 11 9 0 184.2 170 59 128 1.240
J.P. Howell 6 0 3.38 0 1 0 0 5.1 5 2 2 3 6 1.500 64 0 2.22 6 1 3 89.1 62 39 92 1.131
Edwin Jackson 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.1 0 0 0 2 4 0.857 32 31 4.42 14 11 0 183.1 199 77 108 1.505
Scott Kazmir 2 2 4.35 0 0 0 0 10.1 8 5 5 6 9 1.355 27 27 3.49 12 8 0 152.1 123 70 166 1.267
Trever Miller 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 3.000 68 0 4.15 2 0 2 43.1 39 20 44 1.362
David Price 3 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 2.1 0 0 0 2 4 0.857 5 1 1.93 0 0 0 14.0 9 4 12 0.929
James Shields 2 2 3.46 0 2 0 0 13.0 15 6 5 5 9 1.538 33 33 3.56 14 8 0 215.0 208 40 160 1.153
Andy Sonnanstine 1 1 3.68 1 0 0 0 7.1 6 4 3 1 2 0.955 32 32 4.38 13 9 0 193.1 212 37 124 1.288
Dan Wheeler 3 0 5.40 0 0 0 0 5.0 5 3 3 3 5 1.600 70 0 3.12 5 6 13 66.1 44 22 53 0.995
Totals 31 7 3.62 4 3 1 0 64.2 57 28 26 35 56 1.423 162 162 3.816 97 65 1457.2 1349 526 1143 1.286

Boston Red Sox Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name 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 9.64 1 0 0 0 9.1 13 10 10 2 8 1.607 27 27 4.03 12 10 0 174.1 173 34 172 1.187
Paul Byrd 1 0 10.80 0 0 0 0 3.1 5 4 4 0 2 1.500 *30 30 4.60 11 12 0 180.0 204 34 82 1.322
Manny Delcarmen 3 0 31.50 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 7 7 5 2 4.000 73 0 3.27 1 2 2 74.1 55 28 72 1.117
Jon Lester 2 2 4.97 0 2 0 0 12.2 14 8 7 2 15 1.263 33 33 3.21 16 6 0 210.1 202 66 152 1.274
Javier Lopez 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 0 0 0 0 1.800 70 0 2.43 2 0 0 59.1 53 27 38 1.348
Justin Masterson 5 0 1.59 1 0 0 0 5.2 4 1 1 2 6 1.059 36 9 3.16 6 5 0 88.1 68 40 68 1.223
Daisuke Matsuzaka 2 2 4.09 1 0 0 0 11.0 9 5 5 6 11 1.364 29 29 2.90 18 3 0 167.2 128 94 154 1.324
Hideki Okajima 5 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 7.1 1 0 0 1 5 0.273 64 0 2.61 3 2 1 62.0 49 23 60 1.161
Jonathan Papelbon 4 0 0.00 0 0 2 0 5.1 1 0 0 1 6 0.375 67 0 2.34 5 4 41 69.1 58 8 77 0.952
Mike Timlin 2 0 10.13 0 1 0 0 2.2 2 3 3 4 0 2.250 47 0 5.66 4 4 1 49.1 60 20 32 1.622
Tim Wakefield 1 1 16.88 0 1 0 0 2.2 6 5 5 2 2 3.000 30 30 4.13 10 11 0 181.0 154 60 117 1.182
Totals 29 7 5.94 3 4 2 0 63.2 61 43 42 25 57 1.351 162 162 4.014 95 67 1446.1 1369 548 1185 1.325

WS: PHI-TBR / ALCS: TBR-BOS / NLCS: PHI-LAD / Div. Series: BOS-LAA / TBR-CHW / LAD-CHC / PHI-MIL
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