As far as finales go, the Red Sox accomplished two goals against the Orioles, lowering their magic number to clinch the AL East to 14 and helping Josh Beckett pick up his 18th win of the season. Coco Crisp delivered the game-winning hit, driving in J.D. Drew in the eighth inning.
a-Grounded out for Hernandez, L in the 7th. b-Struck out for Fahey in the 9th. 1-Ran for Hernandez in the 7th.
BATTING HR: Mora (14, 4th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 1 out), Markakis (18, 6th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Redman; Markakis 5; Huff; Mora 5; Hernandez; Hernandez, L. RBI: Mora (51), Markakis (95). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, L; Roberts. S: Bynum. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING CS: Hernandez, L (1, 2nd base by Beckett/Varitek).
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