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Rox stopped in their tracks
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Red Sox 13, Rockies 1
The Rockies watched four of their pitchers combine for eight walks. (Elsa/Getty Images)
 Holliday: It's a new game tomorrow
 Tulowitzki's RBI double
 Francis on Game 1 struggles
 Rockies drop Game 1
The Rockies tasted defeat for the first time in October, falling behind in a hurry during a lopsided loss in the World Series opener at soggy Fenway Park. Starter Jeff Francis and reliever Franklin Morales gave up 16 hits and all 13 runs in 4 2/3 combined innings.
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Red Sox win series, 4-0
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 COL 1 @ BOS 13 Wed Oct. 24    
Gm 2 COL 1 @ BOS 2 Thu Oct. 25    
Gm 3 BOS 10 @ COL 5 Sat Oct. 27    
Gm 4 BOS 4 @ COL 3 Sun Oct. 28    
COL
Colorado
BOS
Boston
October 24, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Boston
3 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 X   13 17 0
Recap: COL | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Red Sox stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF4000021.000
Matsui, 2B4010010.250
Holliday, LF4000021.000
Helton, 1B4020010.500
Atkins, 3B4110012.250
Hawpe, RF4000042.000
Tulowitzki, SS3021000.667
Torrealba, C3000012.000
Spilborghs, DH2000101.000
Totals321611129 

BATTING
2B: Atkins (1, Beckett), Tulowitzki 2 (2, Beckett, Beckett), Helton (1, Beckett).
TB: Matsui; Helton 3; Atkins 2; Tulowitzki 4.
RBI: Tulowitzki (1).
2-out RBI: Tulowitzki.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Torrealba; Hawpe; Spilborghs.
GIDP: Holliday.
Team LOB: 5.

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B5112102.200
Youkilis, 1B5321113.400
Ortiz, DH5232001.600
  a-Hinske, PH-DH1000010.000
Ramirez, LF4332100.750
  Crisp, CF1000000.000
Lowell, 3B3110203.333
Varitek, C4122121.500
Drew, RF5122012.400
Lugo, SS4031102.750
  Cora, SS0000000.000
Ellsbury, CF-LF4101113.000
Totals411317138617 

a-Struck out for Ortiz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Youkilis 2 (2, Francis, Morales), Drew (1, Francis), Ortiz 2 (2, Francis, Morales), Ramirez (1, Francis), Varitek (1, Francis), Lowell (1, Morales).
HR: Pedroia (1, 1st inning off Francis, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pedroia 4; Youkilis 4; Ortiz 5; Ramirez 4; Lowell 2; Varitek 3; Drew 3; Lugo 3.
RBI: Pedroia 2 (2), Ramirez 2 (2), Drew 2 (2), Ortiz 2 (2), Varitek 2 (2), Youkilis (1), Lugo (1), Ellsbury (1).
2-out RBI: Drew 2; Ortiz 2; Varitek 2; Youkilis; Ramirez; Lugo; Ellsbury; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lugo 2; Lowell; Drew 2; Youkilis 2.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
DP: (Pedroia-Lugo-Youkilis).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Francis (L, 0-1)4.0106633113.50
Morales 0.267710094.50
Speier 0.00003000.00
Herges 1.10001100.00
Affeldt 1.01000000.00
Hawkins 1.00000200.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 1-0)7.06111901.29
Timlin 1.00000200.00
Gagne 1.00000100.00

Speier pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

Balk: Morales.
IBB: Ramirez (by Francis), Lowell (by Francis).
Pitches-strikes: Francis 103-62, Morales 35-19, Speier 16-4, Herges 25-14, Affeldt 11-8, Hawkins 7-7, Beckett 93-62, Timlin 15-10, Gagne 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Francis 6-3, Morales 1-1, Speier 0-0, Herges 0-3, Affeldt 1-2, Hawkins 1-0, Beckett 6-6, Timlin 0-1, Gagne 0-2.
Batters faced: Francis 25, Morales 9, Speier 3, Herges 5, Affeldt 4, Hawkins 3, Beckett 27, Timlin 3, Gagne 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Speier 3-3, Herges 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Chuck Meriwether. LF: Mike Everitt. RF: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 55 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:30.
Att: 36,733.

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