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Rays 13, Red Sox 0
Evan Longoria connects on a bases-loaded double in the third inning. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Matt Garza came tantalizingly close to doing what no pitcher has ever done -- throw a perfect game against the Red Sox. Garza retired the first 18 batters he faced and recorded 10 Ks, bolstered by his offense's 18-hit onslaught.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (14-8)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 13, Boston 0   TB
Tampa Bay (9-14)
Won 1
April 30, 2009
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Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 1 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 4 2 1 1 0 5 X   13 18 0
Standings thru 4/30/09  |  Recap: BOS | TB  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .287
Pedroia, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
Ortiz, D, DH 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .230
  Lopez, Jav, P-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Youkilis, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .395
  Bailey, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
Drew, J, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
  Van Every, J, RF-P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .324
Lowell, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310
  Green, N, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
Kottaras, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .118
Lugo, SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Totals 27 0 1 0 2 11 4  

BATTING
TB: Ellsbury.
GIDP: Pedroia.
Team LOB: 2.

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 5 2 2 0 1 2 2 .177
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .283
  a-Zobrist, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .289
Longoria, 3B 5 3 3 4 0 0 1 .369
Pena, C, 1B 4 1 2 0 1 2 1 .256
Burrell, DH 4 1 2 1 1 1 3 .268
Gross, RF 4 1 1 2 1 2 2 .211
Iwamura, 2B 5 2 2 2 0 2 3 .295
Bartlett, SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .358
Hernandez, M, C 5 1 4 3 0 1 1 .429
Totals 42 13 18 13 5 11 17  

a-Popped out for Crawford, C in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Longoria (11, Beckett), Upton, B (3, Beckett), Crawford, C (5, Beckett), Iwamura 2 (9, Beckett, Lopez, Jav), Gross (2, Lopez, Jav), Hernandez, M (1, Van Every, J).
HR: Hernandez, M (1, 4th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 1 out), Longoria (6, 6th inning off Jones, H, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Bartlett; Hernandez, M 8; Gross 2; Longoria 7; Upton, B 3; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C 2; Burrell 2; Iwamura 4.
RBI: Longoria 4 (24), Burrell (9), Hernandez, M 3 (3), Crawford, C (10), Gross 2 (5), Iwamura 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Burrell; Hernandez, M 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iwamura; Burrell; Zobrist.
Team RISP: 7-for-14.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (9, 3rd base off Beckett/Kottaras).

FIELDING
DP: (Iwamura-Bartlett-Pena, C).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Beckett (L, 2-2) 4.2 10 7 7 3 8 1 7.22
Jones, H 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1.69
Saito 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Lopez, Jav 0.1 4 5 5 1 0 0 9.39
Van Every, J 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M (W, 2-2) 7.2 1 0 0 1 10 0 3.82
Balfour 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 6.14

Pitches-strikes: Beckett 113-68, Jones, H 29-21, Saito 16-11, Lopez, Jav 25-11, Van Every, J 15-9, Garza, M 108-75, Balfour 21-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Beckett 2-2, Jones, H 1-1, Saito 0-1, Lopez, Jav 1-0, Van Every, J 0-0, Garza, M 6-4, Balfour 1-1.
Batters faced: Beckett 27, Jones, H 6, Saito 4, Lopez, Jav 6, Van Every, J 4, Garza, M 24, Balfour 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Jones, H 1-0, Van Every, J 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:20.
Att: 20,341.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
April 30, 2009
April 30, 2009

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