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Error of their ways
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Indians 9, Red Sox 8
Javier Lopez watches the Indians celebrate after making a ninth-inning error. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Despite scoring eight runs and banging out 14 hits, the Red Sox saw their 11-game winning streak end when Javier Lopez misplayed Kevin Youkilis' throw at first base in the ninth inning.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/27: BOS 3, CLE 1
  • Tue. 04/28: CLE 9, BOS 8
  • Wed. 04/29: BOS 6, CLE 5
BOS
Boston (13-7)
Lost 1
Cleveland 9, Boston 8   CLE
Cleveland (8-13)
Won 1
April 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0   8 14 3
Cleveland
1 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1   9 13 0
Standings thru 4/28/09  |  Recap: BOS | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Indians stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 0 1 2 0 1 4 .271
Pedroia, 2B 4 2 3 0 1 0 2 .309
Ortiz, D, DH 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 .238
Youkilis, 1B 4 0 1 2 0 2 4 .405
Drew, J, RF 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .246
Bay, LF 3 2 2 0 2 1 2 .359
Lowell, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .312
Varitek, C 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .236
Lugo, SS 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 .667
  Green, N, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .292
Totals 38 8 14 8 6 6 24  

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (7, Reyes, A), Ortiz, D (7, Reyes, A), Youkilis (8, Reyes, A), Varitek (4, Reyes, A).
TB: Lugo 2; Ellsbury; Ortiz, D 2; Lowell; Pedroia 4; Drew, J; Youkilis 2; Varitek 3; Bay 2.
RBI: Drew, J (9), Ellsbury 2 (8), Ortiz, D (12), Youkilis 2 (15), Varitek (9), Lugo (1).
2-out RBI: Drew, J; Ortiz, D; Youkilis 2; Lugo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Drew, J 2; Youkilis 2; Ellsbury.
SF: Ellsbury.
GIDP: Lowell, Pedroia.
Team RISP: 6-for-17.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pedroia (3, 2nd base off Sipp/Martinez, V).

FIELDING
E: Lowell (3, throw), Lugo (1, missed catch), Lopez, Jav (1, missed catch).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 6 0 1 0 0 2 5 .253
Cabrera, A, 2B 5 1 2 0 1 0 2 .323
Martinez, V, C 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .388
Hafner, DH 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .270
Garko, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .275
Choo, RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .290
Peralta, SS 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 .225
DeRosa, 3B 5 4 4 1 0 0 1 .235
Francisco, B, LF 4 1 2 3 0 1 2 .232
Totals 39 9 13 6 4 6 20  

BATTING
2B: DeRosa (3, Jones, H).
HR: Francisco, B (2, 3rd inning off Penny, 2 on, 1 out), DeRosa (4, 7th inning off Saito, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Peralta; DeRosa 8; Francisco, B 5; Choo; Garko; Cabrera, A 2; Martinez, V; Sizemore, G.
RBI: Garko (10), Martinez, V (10), Francisco, B 3 (7), DeRosa (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Choo; Hafner 2; Cabrera, A; Martinez, V; Peralta.
SAC: Francisco, B.
SF: Garko; Martinez, V.
Team RISP: 1-for-15.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Francisco, B (2, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Choo (5, 2nd base off Ramirez, R/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (DeRosa-Cabrera, A-Garko, Peralta-Cabrera, A-Garko).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny 2.2 7 7 4 3 1 1 8.66
Jones, H 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Okajima 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.23
Saito (BS, 1) 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 1 5.14
Ramirez, R 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Lopez, Jav (L, 0-2) 0.2 1 1 0 0 1 0 4.26
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Reyes, A 2.0 9 7 7 1 1 0 7.58
Chulk 2.1 1 0 0 3 0 0 1.93
Perez, R 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 12.10
Smith, J 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.11
Sipp 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
Wood, K (W, 1-1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 6.75

Reyes, A pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd.

Game Scores: Penny , Reyes, A .
WP: Penny, Jones, H.
HBP: Youkilis (by Reyes, A), Peralta (by Penny).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 89-46, Jones, H 36-25, Okajima 16-10, Saito 14-9, Ramirez, R 32-19, Lopez, Jav 19-12, Reyes, A 76-44, Chulk 50-22, Perez, R 14-10, Smith, J 16-9, Sipp 25-16, Wood, K 23-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Penny 6-3, Jones, H 2-1, Okajima 2-0, Saito 0-1, Ramirez, R 0-2, Lopez, Jav 2-0, Reyes, A 0-4, Chulk 4-2, Perez, R 1-2, Smith, J 1-1, Sipp 0-1, Wood, K 0-1.
Batters faced: Penny 21, Jones, H 8, Okajima 4, Saito 5, Ramirez, R 5, Lopez, Jav 4, Reyes, A 17, Chulk 10, Perez, R 5, Smith, J 4, Sipp 5, Wood, K 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Jones, H 2-0, Ramirez, R 2-0, Chulk 2-1, Perez, R 1-0, Sipp 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 47 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 4:19.
Att: 19,613.
Venue: Progressive Field.
April 28, 2009
April 28, 2009

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