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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 11, 2007
Red Sox bowl over Rays
Pitching staff melts down
The Rays recent pitching staff took a turn for the worse on Tuesday, quickly coughing up an eight-run lead. Carlos Pena led a potent Rays offensive attack with three hits, including his 39th homer and Dioner Navarro had four hits. Grant Balfour allowed four runs in relief without getting an out.
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Red Sox 16, Devil Rays 10
Julio Lugo collides with Dioner Navarro while scoring on a sacrifice fly Tuesday. (Steven Senne/AP)
Series at a glance:
Sox roar back on Rays
The Sox offense was on the attack Tuesday in a monster showing vs. the Rays. Boston wiped out a seven-run deficit with ease, finishing with 20 hits. Kevin Youkilis grabbed the lead for good with a three-run triple in the sixth. Mike Lowell had four hits, and Kevin Cash had three RBIs.
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TB
Tampa Bay (61-84)
Lost 1
Boston 16, Tampa Bay 10   BOS
Boston (88-58)
Won 1
September 11, 2007
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Tampa Bay
0 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 1   10 18 1
Boston
0 0 1 4 3 6 2 0 X   16 20 0
Standings thru 9/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B6133013.287
Crawford, LF5001025.312
Pena, 1B5133011.279
Upton, CF5010022.309
Young, RF5010022.295
Harris, 2B5221011.282
Gomes, DH4110031.243
  a-Norton, PH-DH1000001.222
Navarro, C4342100.229
Wilson, Jo, SS4230101.262
Totals4410181021217 

a-Flied out for Gomes in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson, Jo (14, Wakefield), Navarro (16, Wakefield), Iwamura 2 (18, Wakefield, Lopez), Upton (24, Timlin).
HR: Harris (11, 2nd inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 1 out), Pena (39, 4th inning off Snyder, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Iwamura 5; Pena 6; Upton 2; Young; Harris 5; Gomes; Navarro 5; Wilson, Jo 4.
RBI: Harris (56), Navarro 2 (40), Iwamura 3 (30), Crawford (78), Pena 3 (109).
2-out RBI: Iwamura.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomes; Crawford 2; Iwamura 2; Young.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomes (9, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash), Young (8, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash).

FIELDING
E: Navarro (9, missed catch).
PB: Navarro (6).
DP: 2 (Pena-Wilson, Jo-Sonnanstine, Wilson, Jo-Harris-Pena).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, LF5122111.373
Pedroia, 2B5122012.325
Ortiz, DH4221103.320
Lowell, 3B5340000.326
Drew, RF4431112.259
  Moss, RF0000000.214
Youkilis, 1B4223102.289
Crisp, CF4222001.271
Lugo, SS5122002.241
Cash, C4013011.125
Totals401620164414 

BATTING
2B: Lugo (35, Dohmann), Crisp (26, Balfour), Youkilis (34, Salas).
3B: Youkilis (2, Balfour).
HR: Ellsbury (3, 3rd inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 1 out), Pedroia (7, 6th inning off Switzer, 0 on, 0 out), Ortiz (29, 7th inning off Salas, 0 on, 0 out), Drew (8, 7th inning off Salas, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 5; Pedroia 5; Ortiz 5; Lowell 4; Drew 6; Youkilis 5; Crisp 3; Lugo 3; Cash.
RBI: Ellsbury 2 (10), Lugo 2 (69), Cash 3 (4), Pedroia 2 (47), Crisp 2 (58), Youkilis 3 (80), Ortiz (99), Drew (50).
2-out RBI: Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew; Ortiz 2; Ellsbury; Lugo.
SF: Pedroia; Crisp; Cash.
GIDP: Pedroia; Ortiz.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine 3.18551315.96
Dohmann 1.13332003.20
Switzer (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.122200110.22
Balfour 0.03441006.97
Salas 2.04220023.78
Witasick 1.00000105.52
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield 3.010770414.68
Snyder 1.21222313.78
Lopez 0.12000103.11
Corey (W, 1-0)1.00000100.00
Delcarmen 1.02000102.45
Timlin 1.01000103.24
Gagne 1.02110103.86

Switzer pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Balfour pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.
Wakefield pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.
Lopez pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 80-50, Dohmann 28-17, Switzer 7-5, Balfour 22-13, Salas 25-16, Witasick 12-8, Wakefield 65-45, Snyder 38-21, Lopez 13-8, Corey 10-7, Delcarmen 18-12, Timlin 7-7, Gagne 20-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sonnanstine 6-2, Dohmann 0-4, Switzer 1-0, Balfour 0-0, Salas 3-3, Witasick 2-0, Wakefield 2-3, Snyder 2-0, Lopez 0-0, Corey 2-0, Delcarmen 1-1, Timlin 1-1, Gagne 0-2.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 18, Dohmann 9, Switzer 3, Balfour 4, Salas 10, Witasick 3, Wakefield 19, Snyder 8, Lopez 3, Corey 2, Delcarmen 5, Timlin 4, Gagne 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Dohmann 2-1, Switzer 1-0, Balfour 1-1, Salas 1-1, Snyder 2-2, Lopez 2-1, Corey 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:45 (:12 delay).
Att: 36,640.

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