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Bay, Drew go deep
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Red Sox 7, Rays 3
Brad Penny earned the win after allowing three runs on eight hits. (Charles Krupa/AP)
One night after setting a record by scoring 12 sixth-inning runs without recording an out, the Red Sox used the sixth to erase a three-run deficit and rally for the win. Jason Bay's ninth homer of the year, a three-run blast, tied it, and J.D. Drew's two-run shot was the game-winner.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 05/08: BOS 7, TB 3
  • Sat. 05/09: TB 14, BOS 5
  • Sun. 05/10: BOS 4, TB 3
TB
Tampa Bay (14-17)
Lost 1
Boston 7, Tampa Bay 3   BOS
Boston (19-11)
Won 2
May 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 X   7 15 0
Standings thru 5/8/09  |  Recap: TB | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Red Sox stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .152
Crawford, C, LF 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 .317
Longoria, 3B 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 .362
Pena, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .257
Burrell, DH 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .242
Gross, RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .265
  a-Zobrist, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
Iwamura, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274
Bartlett, SS 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .355
Hernandez, M, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333
Totals 34 3 9 3 3 5 18  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Gross in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bartlett 2 (6, Penny, Penny), Crawford, C (6, Penny).
3B: Crawford, C (2, Penny).
TB: Bartlett 5; Hernandez, M; Gross; Crawford, C 6; Burrell.
RBI: Burrell (14), Longoria (39), Bartlett (12).
2-out RBI: Burrell; Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gross; Hernandez, M; Pena, C; Longoria; Crawford, C.
SF: Longoria.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (21, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Crawford, C (Lowell at 2nd base).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .295
Pedroia, 2B 5 1 4 1 0 0 1 .336
Ortiz, D, DH 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .220
Bay, LF 4 1 2 3 0 1 2 .323
Lowell, 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .308
Drew, J, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .250
Bailey, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 .179
Varitek, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .232
Lugo, SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .333
Totals 38 7 15 7 1 9 14  

BATTING
2B: Lowell (10, Shields), Ellsbury (5, Balfour).
3B: Bailey (1, Shields).
HR: Bay (9, 6th inning off Shields, 2 on, 0 out), Drew, J (4, 6th inning off Shields, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury 3; Lugo; Lowell 4; Pedroia 4; Drew, J 4; Varitek; Bay 5; Bailey 3.
RBI: Bay 3 (32), Drew, J 2 (16), Ellsbury (10), Pedroia (12).
2-out RBI: Ellsbury; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek; Bailey; Drew, J.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (L, 3-3) 6.0 10 5 5 1 7 2 4.02
Balfour 2.0 5 2 2 0 2 0 7.15
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny (W, 3-1) 6.1 8 3 3 2 2 0 6.90
Okajima (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.68
Ramirez, R (H, 5) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.56
Papelbon 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.38

Game Scores: Shields , Penny .
Pitches-strikes: Shields 106-69, Balfour 39-27, Penny 91-56, Okajima 18-8, Ramirez, R 7-4, Papelbon 11-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 4-3, Balfour 2-0, Penny 8-6, Okajima 0-2, Ramirez, R 2-0, Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced: Shields 28, Balfour 11, Penny 28, Okajima 4, Ramirez, R 2, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Okajima 2-0, Ramirez, R 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 37,745.
Venue: Fenway Park.
May 8, 2009
May 8, 2009

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