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Ortiz hits walk-off vs. Rays
Red Sox 5, Devil Rays 4
David Ortiz celebrates with teammates after his walk-off homer. (Greg M. Cooper/AP)
 Ortiz's walkoff homer
David Ortiz came through in a big way for the Red Sox in the series finale against the Rays, his second home run of the game a walk-off blast that sealed a comeback victory. The homers were Ortiz's 30th and 31st blasts of the year.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (61-85)
Lost 2
Boston 5, Tampa Bay 4   BOS
Boston (89-58)
Won 2
September 12, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 9 0
Boston
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2   5 9 0
Standings thru 9/12/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B4100123.285
Crawford, LF5010012.311
Pena, 1B4111111.279
Upton, CF5122011.310
Young, RF4010102.295
Harris, 2B4120003.284
Gomes, DH3011011.244
  a-Norton, PH-DH1000001.220
Navarro, C2000200.228
Wilson, SS4010014.261
Totals364945718 

a-Grounded out for Gomes in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Harris (34, Lester).
HR: Upton (24, 1st inning off Lester, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Crawford; Pena; Upton 5; Young; Harris 3; Gomes; Wilson.
RBI: Pena (110), Upton 2 (78), Gomes (42).
2-out RBI: Gomes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson; Young; Iwamura; Harris; Crawford.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomes (10, 3rd base off Lester/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Pena).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4210101.241
Pedroia, 2B4120111.327
Ortiz, DH5225002.321
Youkilis, 3B3000121.287
Drew, RF2020200.263
Varitek, C4000026.258
Moss, LF4010011.222
Crisp, CF3010110.272
Hinske, 1B4000024.216
Totals335956916 

BATTING
2B: Moss (1, Jackson), Drew (27, Jackson).
HR: Ortiz 2 (31, 3rd inning off Jackson, 2 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Reyes, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lugo; Pedroia 2; Ortiz 8; Drew 3; Moss 2; Crisp.
RBI: Ortiz 5 (104).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske 2; Moss; Varitek 2; Lugo.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (29, 2nd base off Jackson/Navarro), Crisp (25, 2nd base off Jackson/Navarro).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson 6.08333615.94
Glover (H, 9)1.00002105.22
Wheeler (H, 16)1.00000205.19
Reyes (BS, 3)(L, 2-3)0.11221014.91
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester 3.28444514.86
Tavarez 3.00001104.97
Delcarmen 1.01000002.39
Okajima 0.10000101.75
Papelbon (W, 1-2)1.00000001.52

Pitches-strikes: Jackson 104-62, Glover 17-6, Wheeler 18-12, Reyes 15-7, Lester 93-55, Tavarez 39-24, Delcarmen 12-8, Okajima 7-5, Papelbon 15-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jackson 5-7, Glover 1-1, Wheeler 0-1, Reyes 0-1, Lester 3-3, Tavarez 6-2, Delcarmen 3-0, Okajima 0-0, Papelbon 2-1.
Batters faced: Jackson 28, Glover 5, Wheeler 3, Reyes 3, Lester 23, Tavarez 10, Delcarmen 4, Okajima 1, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Tavarez 2-0, Delcarmen 1-0, Okajima 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 3:26.
Att: 36,931.

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