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Lowell, Crisp, Lester shine
Red Sox 2, Devil Rays 1
Jon Lester allowed just two hits in seven innings of work. (Elise Amendola/AP)
 Crisp's game-winning RBI
 Lowell's homer
A game that started with a standing ovation for Jon Lester, making his first start at home since his successful battle with cancer, ended with the crowd roaring on its feet when Mike Lowell and Coco Crisp gave Boston the walk-off victory.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (45-74)
Lost 3
Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1   BOS
Boston (72-47)
Won 2
August 14, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 7 0
Standings thru 8/14/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B3000102.283
Crawford, LF3110111.314
Upton, CF4010024.320
Pena, 1B3001011.262
Young, RF4000021.293
Harris, 2B4010001.293
Gomes, DH4010021.265
Wilson, SS2000100.247
Paul, C2000000.179
Totals291413811 

BATTING
2B: Crawford (30, Lester), Harris (26, Gagne).
TB: Crawford 2; Upton; Harris 2; Gomes.
RBI: Pena (74).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton 2; Gomes.
S: Paul.
SF: Pena.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Upton (Ramirez at 2nd base).
DP: (Wilson-Pena).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4000010.236
Pedroia, 2B4020000.328
Ortiz, DH3000102.313
Ramirez, LF3010110.292
Lowell, 3B4111012.311
Youkilis, 1B4010030.299
Varitek, C2110211.266
Crisp, CF4011023.273
Pena, RF2000011.218
  a-Drew, PH-RF1000001.261
Totals3127241010 

a-Grounded into a double play for Pena in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (25, Kazmir), Varitek (13, Reyes).
HR: Lowell (16, 9th inning off Reyes, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Pedroia 3; Ramirez; Lowell 4; Youkilis; Varitek 2; Crisp.
RBI: Lowell (79), Crisp (44).
2-out RBI: Crisp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell.
GIDP: Drew.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir 6.04003803.44
Glover (H, 6)1.00001005.34
Wheeler (H, 8)1.00000005.37
Reyes (BS, 2)(L, 1-2)0.23220214.64
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester 7.02111405.14
Delcarmen 0.21002002.19
Timlin 0.10000103.35
Gagne (W, 3-0)1.01000303.52

IBB: Crawford (by Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes: Kazmir 95-55, Glover 10-6, Wheeler 17-9, Reyes 29-17, Lester 97-62, Delcarmen 20-9, Timlin 4-4, Gagne 17-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kazmir 3-6, Glover 3-0, Wheeler 1-2, Reyes 0-0, Lester 9-8, Delcarmen 1-1, Timlin 0-0, Gagne 0-0.
Batters faced: Kazmir 24, Glover 3, Wheeler 3, Reyes 5, Lester 24, Delcarmen 5, Timlin 1, Gagne 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Timlin 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 36,837.

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