Dome cooking
Rays 9, Red Sox 8
The Rays celebrate their epic win in Game 2 of the ALCS. (Doug Benc/Getty)
Rays lead series, 3-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 BOS 2 @ TB 0 Fri Oct. 10    
Gm 2 BOS 8 @ TB 9 Sat Oct. 11    
Gm 3 TB 9 @ BOS 1 Mon Oct. 13    
Gm 4 TB 13 @ BOS 4 Tue Oct. 14    
Gm 5 TB @ BOS Thu Oct. 16 8:07 pm TBS
Gm 6* BOS @ TB Sat Oct. 18 4:37 pm TBS
Gm 7* BOS @ TB Sun Oct. 19 8:07 pm TBS
* - if necessary
BOS
Boston
TB
Tampa Bay
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Boston
2 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0   8 12 0
Tampa Bay
2 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1   9 12 0
Recap: BOS | TB  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rays stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, RF6000023.000
  Cash, C0000000.000
Pedroia, 2B5432110.500
Ortiz, DH3100311.000
Youkilis, 3B6231003.600
Bay, LF5134111.500
Lowrie, SS3000304.000
Varitek, C3000122.000
  a-Drew, PH-RF1000100.250
Kotsay, 1B6000024.100
Crisp, CF6030014.500
Totals448127101022 

a-Lined out for Varitek in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bay (1, Kazmir), Crisp 2 (2, Kazmir, Wheeler).
HR: Pedroia 2 (2, 3rd inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out), Youkilis (1, 5th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 1 out), Bay (1, 5th inning off Balfour, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Pedroia 9; Youkilis 6; Bay 7; Crisp 5.
RBI: Bay 4 (4), Pedroia 2 (2), Youkilis (2).
2-out RBI: Bay 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek; Ellsbury 2; Crisp 2; Lowrie.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Beckett (Crawford at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5010111.250
Upton, CF4212132.250
Pena, 1B5221011.286
Longoria, 3B5333000.333
Crawford, LF5022000.375
Floyd, DH2111010.333
  a-Aybar, PH-DH3000001.000
Navarro, C4010111.125
  1-Perez, F, PR0100000.000
Gross, RF3000011.000
  b-Zobrist, PH-RF1000100.000
Bartlett, SS5010013.125
Totals4291294910 

a-Flied out for Floyd in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Gross in the 8th.
1-Ran for Navarro in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Pena (1, Beckett), Longoria 2 (2, Beckett, Beckett).
HR: Longoria (1, 1st inning off Beckett, 1 on, 2 out), Upton (1, 3rd inning off Beckett, 0 on, 1 out), Floyd (1, 4th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura; Upton 4; Pena 3; Longoria 8; Crawford 2; Floyd 4; Navarro; Bartlett.
RBI: Longoria 3 (3), Upton 2 (2), Crawford 2 (2), Floyd (1), Pena (1).
2-out RBI: Longoria 2; Crawford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton.
SF: Upton.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (1, 2nd base off Beckett/Varitek).
PO: Crawford (1st base by Beckett).

FIELDING
DP: (Bartlett-Iwamura-Pena).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett 4.198815316.62
Lopez 0.01000000.00
Delcarmen 1.21000100.00
Okajima 2.00000100.00
Masterson 0.21000100.00
Papelbon 1.10000100.00
Timlin (L, 0-1)0.201130013.50
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir 4.165532310.38
Balfour 0.01112016.75
Howell 1.10111206.75
Bradford (H, 1)1.14110106.75
Miller 0.00001000.00
Wheeler (BS, 1)3.11002400.00
Price (W, 1-0)0.20001100.00

Lopez pitched to 1 batter in the 5th.
Balfour pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.
Bradford pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Miller pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Wheeler.
IBB: Iwamura (by Timlin).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 93-56, Lopez 1-1, Delcarmen 20-11, Okajima 28-17, Masterson 18-11, Papelbon 18-12, Timlin 23-10, Kazmir 98-56, Balfour 19-9, Howell 23-15, Bradford 24-16, Miller 8-4, Wheeler 48-27, Price 12-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Beckett 2-5, Lopez 0-0, Delcarmen 2-2, Okajima 3-2, Masterson 1-0, Papelbon 1-2, Timlin 1-1, Kazmir 1-10, Balfour 0-0, Howell 0-2, Bradford 1-2, Miller 0-0, Wheeler 2-4, Price 1-0.
Batters faced: Beckett 22, Lopez 1, Delcarmen 6, Okajima 6, Masterson 3, Papelbon 4, Timlin 5, Kazmir 22, Balfour 3, Howell 5, Bradford 8, Miller 1, Wheeler 12, Price 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Lopez 1-1, Delcarmen 1-0, Papelbon 1-0, Howell 2-0, Bradford 1-1, Miller 1-0, Wheeler 2-1, Price 1-0.
EjectionsBoston Red Sox Pitching Coach John Farrell ejected by HP umpire Sam Holbrook. (11th).
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Alfonso Marquez. LF: Derryl Cousins. RF: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 5:27.
Att: 34,904.
October 11, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner