Thursday, April 24, 2003
Game # 22
Texas 16, Boston 5

 

BOSTON                 ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
J Damon cf              5  1  1  0   0  1   2  .250
T Walker 2b             4  1  1  1   1  1   0  .286
N Garciaparra ss        4  0  0  0   0  2   4  .269
 J Giambi lf            1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .136
M Ramirez lf            3  0  2  1   0  0   1  .345
 D Jackson ss           2  0  1  0   0  0   0  .313
D Ortiz dh              2  1  0  0   2  0   2  .205
S Hillenbrand 1b        3  1  2  0   1  0   2  .321
T Nixon rf              4  1  1  0   0  1   2  .344
B Mueller 3b            2  0  0  1   1  1   3  .263
J Varitek c             4  0  1  1   0  1   3  .283

Totals                 34  5  9  4   5  7  19

BATTING: 2B - T Nixon (7, R Drese); M Ramirez (7, R Drese). SF - B Mueller. RBI 
- J Varitek (11), T Walker (11), B Mueller (4), M Ramirez (14). 2-out RBI - T 
Walker, M Ramirez. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Garciaparra 1, J 
Varitek 1, D Ortiz 1, S Hillenbrand 1. GIDP - D Ortiz. Team LOB - 8.

BASERUNNING: CS - B Mueller (1, 2nd base by R Dickey/E Diaz).

FIELDING: E - J Varitek (2, throw); T Walker (4, ground ball).

TEXAS                  ab  r  h rbi bb so lob   avg
K Mench lf              6  1  2  1   0  1   3  .217
H Blalock 3b-2b         5  3  2  1   1  1   4  .420
A Rodriguez ss          2  2  1  1   3  1   0  .309
 C Kreuter c            1  0  0  0   0  0   0  .067
R Palmeiro 1b           5  3  3  3   0  0   2  .257
 M Teixeira pr-1b-3b    1  0  1  0   0  0   0  .175
J Gonzalez dh           4  3  3  3   1  1   1  .267
 b-R Sierra ph-dh       1  0  0  0   0  0   1  .227
C Everett rf            5  2  2  4   0  0   2  .348
R Christenson cf        4  0  1  1   0  1   2  .219
M Young 2b-ss           4  2  3  0   1  0   0  .286
E Diaz c                4  0  1  0   0  0   4  .213
 a-T Greene ph-1b       1  0  0  0   0  0   1  .167

Totals                 43 16 19 14   6  5  20

a-popped out to second for E Diaz in the 7th;  b-lined out to third for J 
Gonzalez in the 8th.

BATTING: 2B - H Blalock 2 (4, D Lowe, S Woodard); J Gonzalez (2, S Woodard); C 
Everett (3, K Tolar). 3B - C Everett (2, D Lowe); M Young (2, S Woodard); M 
Teixeira (1, B Lyon). HR - J Gonzalez (6, 1st inning off D Lowe 2 on, 2 Out), R 
Palmeiro (6, 5th inning off K Tolar 2 on, 1 Out). SF - R Christenson. RBI - J 
Gonzalez 3 (16), C Everett 4 (14), R Christenson (8), H Blalock (11), A 
Rodriguez (13), R Palmeiro 3 (14), K Mench (1). 2-out RBI - J Gonzalez 3, H 
Blalock, A Rodriguez, K Mench. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H 
Blalock 2, R Palmeiro 1, E Diaz 1, R Sierra 1. Team LOB - 10.

BASERUNNING: SB - A Rodriguez (3, 2nd base off S Woodard/J Varitek).

FIELDING: E - C Everett (2, fly ball). DP: 2 (E Diaz-A Rodriguez, M Young-A 
Rodriguez-M Teixeira).

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    BOSTON          - 121 100 000   --   5
    TEXAS           - 307 060 00x   --  16
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BOSTON                       ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
D Lowe (L, 3-2)               2       6   7   7   3   2   1   6.04
S Woodard                     2       5   3   3   1   1   0   5.40
K Tolar                         1/3   3   5   4   2   0   1  18.00
R Mendoza                     2 2/3   4   1   0   0   2   0   9.45
B Lyon                        1       1   0   0   0   0   0   1.64

TEXAS                        ip       h   r  er  bb  so  hr    era
R Drese                       2       5   4   3   3   4   0  11.57
R Dickey (W, 1-1)             3       2   1   1   2   2   0   2.35
B Shouse                      2       2   0   0   0   1   0   1.69
R Garcia                      2       0   0   0   0   0   0   9.64

R Drese pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd.
D Lowe pitched to 4 batters in the 3rd.

Pitches-strikes: D Lowe 63-35; S Woodard 59-35; K Tolar 24-10; R Mendoza 
53-32; B Lyon 11-9; R Drese 68-36; R Dickey 58-34; B Shouse 30-20; R Garcia 
22-14. Ground balls-fly balls: D Lowe 2-2; S Woodard 4-1; K Tolar 0-1; R 
Mendoza 2-4; B Lyon 0-3; R Drese 1-1; R Dickey 3-3; B Shouse 3-2; R Garcia 6-0. 
Batters faced: D Lowe 15; S Woodard 12; K Tolar 6; R Mendoza 13; B Lyon 4; R 
Drese 15; R Dickey 12; B Shouse 7; R Garcia 6.

UMPIRES: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Randy Marsh. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
T--3:36. Att--21,063. Weather: 80 degrees, sunny. Wind: 15 mph, right to left.

 

Play-by-Play:
(b - ball, s - swinging strike; c - called strike; f - foul; t - pitcher's throw to first; p - pitchout; T - catcher throw to first;
B/S/C - ball/strike on bunt attempt)

Boston 1st -- Damon (cb) flied out to CF in right center. Walker (bbffb) walked. Garciaparra (scbfb) struck out swinging. Ramirez (cbf) safe at second on RF's fielding error [run towards line/off tip of glove], Walker scored [no rbi]. Ortiz (fb) grounded out second to first.

Texas 1st -- Mench (bbbc) lined out to left. Blalock (bf) doubled into right field corner. Rodriguez (cbbffb) walked. Palmeiro (cb) grounded into fielder's choice, Rodriguez out second to shortstop [late relay], Blalock to third. Gonzalez (cbs) homered to left center, Blalock, Palmeiro and Gonzalez scored. Everett (b) popped out to SS in shallow left.

Boston 2nd -- Hillenbrand (c) singled to right. Nixon (bb) doubled into right field corner, Hillenbrand to third. Mueller (cbcb) struck out looking. Varitek (bbsc) singled to left, Hillenbrand scored, Nixon to third. Damon (ffbfffb) struck out swinging. Walker (bbbc) singled to left, Nixon scored, Varitek to second. [Hershiser visit] Garciaparra (sbfbb) struck out looking.

Texas 2nd -- Christenson (ccb) singled to center. Young (ctbbt) grounded out second to first, Christenson to second. Diaz (cb) safe on infield single to third [no play], Christenson to third. Mench (ff) struck out looking. Blalock (bfbf) struck out swinging.

Boston 3rd -- Ramirez (b) doubled off right center field wall, fielded by CF. Ortiz (bcb.....) walked. [Dickey up] Hillenbrand (b - Hershiser visit - cbcb) walked, Ramirez to third, Ortiz to second. Dickey relieved Drese. Nixon (cbs) safe on fielder's choice [hit back to P/bobble/blown call/C move off plate [1B side] to get throw], Ramirez out pitcher to catcher, Ortiz to third, Hillenbrand to second. Mueller hit sacrifice fly to center, Ortiz scored, Hillenbrand to third. Varitek (b) grounded out second to first.

Texas 3rd -- Rodriguez (bsbsfb) walked. Palmeiro (bf) singled to right, Rodriguez to second. [Little visit] Gonzalez (fbbbs) walked, Rodriguez to third, Palmeiro to second. [Woodard up] Everett (fbb) tripled down right field line into corner, Rodriguez, Palmeiro and Gonzalez scored. Woodard relieved Lowe. Christenson (bcfff) hit sacrifice fly to right, Everett scored. Young tripled to left center wall, fielded by CF. Diaz (b - Young scored on C's throwing error [3B didn't cover bag/throw into LF] - sbb) grounded out shortstop to first. Mench (bbf) safe on infield single [SS to hole/no throw]. Blalock (cfbbfff) doubled into right field corner, Mench scored. Rodriguez (bf) singled to center, Blalock scored. Palmeiro (b - Rodriguez stole second [no throw] - fbbc) grounded out second to first.

Boston 4th -- Damon (cbcbfffff) singled to right center, fielded by CF. Walker (cbs) grounded out second to first, Damon to second. Garciaparra (bfb) popped out to second. Ramirez (cbs) singled to right, Damon scored. Ortiz (bbb) walked, Ramirez to second. Hillenbrand (bcbbf) flied out to shallow center.

Texas 4th -- Gonzalez doubled off left field wall. Everett (fbbbs) grounded out third to first [3B dove right]. [Tolar up] Christenson (cbcbbf) struck out swinging. Young (cbcbbf) walked. Diaz (bsbf) grounded out third to first.

Boston 5th -- Nixon (fbbc) struck out swinging. Mueller (bbcbf) walked. Varitek (bbcfbftf) struck out swinging, Mueller caught stealing, catcher to shortstop.

Texas 5th -- Tolar relieved Woodard. Mench (c) flied out to center. Blalock (bbbcc) walked. Rodriguez (bbbc) walked, Blalock to second. [Mendoza up] Palmeiro (bb) homered to right, Blalock, Rodriguez and Palmeiro scored. Gonzalez (bccbb) singled to center. Everett (b) doubled down left field line, Gonzalez scored. Mendoza relieved Tolar. Christenson lined out to left. Young (fb) singled to right, Everett to third. Diaz (cfb) safe at first on 2B's fielding error, Everett scored, Young to second. Mench (cbf) singled to right center, fielded by CF, Young scored, Diaz to third. Blalock (bcbb) flied out to CF in left center.

Boston 6th -- Shouse relieved Dickey. Damon (cffb) popped out to second. Walker (ccbb) struck out swinging. Garciaparra grounded out third to first.

Texas 6th -- Giambi replaced Ramirez in LF. Jackson replaced Garciaparra at SS. Rodriguez (bsffbb) struck out looking. Palmeiro (bcs) singled to left. Teixeira ran for Palmeiro. Gonzalez (cbf) struck out looking. Everett (bb) grounded out first unassisted.

Boston 7th -- Teixeira replaced Palmeiro at 1B. Jackson (bbbc) singled to right. Ortiz (cbc) grounded into double play, second to shortstop to first. Hillenbrand (sbfbf) singled to right. Nixon (cbc) popped out to third.

Texas 7th -- Christenson (bbf) grounded out pitcher to first. Young (fbcb) safe on infield single, fielded by 3B [bare-hand throw late]. Greene hit for Diaz. Greene (bs) popped out to second. Mench (bbfb) flied out to left.

Boston 8th -- Garcia relieved Shouse. Krueter replaced Diaz at C. Greene replaced Teixeira at 1B. Teixeira moved from 1B to 3B and replaced Blalock. Blalock moved from 3B to 2B and replaced Young. Young moved from 2B to SS and replaced Rodriguez. Mueller (bff) grounded out third to first. Varitek (bbbc) grounded out first to pitcher. Damon (cfb) grounded out second to first.

Texas 8th -- Lyon relieved Mendoza. Blalock flied out to left. Krueter flied out to left. Teixeira (cb) tripled to left center, fielded by LF. Sierra hit for Gonzalez. Sierra (cffbf) lined out to third.

Boston 9th -- Walker grounded out second to first. Giambi (ffbb) grounded out first to pitcher. Jackson (ffb) grounded out third to first.

 

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
NY YANKEES       18    4  .818   -      7-2   11-2   09-03 07-00 02-01 LOST 1
BOSTON           14    8  .636   4      7-2    7-6   13-06 00-00 01-02 LOST 2
BALTIMORE        11   10  .524   6 1/2  7-6    4-4   06-06 05-04 00-00 WON  2
TAMPA BAY         8   14  .364  10      6-7    2-7   08-14 00-00 00-00 LOST 1
TORONTO           8   15  .348  10 1/2  2-7    6-8   05-12 03-03 00-00 WON  1

AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
KANSAS CITY      16    3  .842   -     10-0    6-3   00-00 16-03 00-00 WON  5
CHI WHITE SOX    12   10  .545   5 1/2  7-3    5-7   01-02 11-08 00-00 LOST 2
MINNESOTA         9   12  .429   8      3-7    6-5   03-10 06-02 00-00 LOST 6
CLEVELAND         7   15  .318  10 1/2  3-7    4-8   03-03 04-09 00-03 LOST 3
DETROIT           2   18  .100  14 1/2  1-7    1-11  00-00 01-16 01-02 LOST 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SEATTLE          14    8  .636   -      9-4    5-4   00-00 03-00 11-08 WON  4
OAKLAND          12   10  .545   2      9-3    3-7   00-00 02-01 10-09 WON  1
ANAHEIM          10   12  .455   4      7-5    3-7   01-02 00-00 09-10 WON  1
TEXAS            10   12  .455   4      7-6    3-6   02-01 00-00 08-11 WON  2

THURSDAY, APRIL 24TH RESULTS

KANSAS CITY 2, MINNESOTA 1
OAKLAND 2, DETROIT 0
TEXAS 16, BOSTON 5
BALTIMORE 5, CHI WHITE SOX 4
TORONTO 5, TAMPA BAY 3
SEATTLE 4, CLEVELAND 2
ANAHEIM 6, NY YANKEES 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
ATLANTA          13    9  .591   -      8-5    5-4   10-09 03-00 00-00 WON  4
MONTREAL         13    9  .591   -      8-5    5-4   08-05 03-03 02-01 WON  1
PHILADELPHIA     13    9  .591   -      8-5    5-4   07-06 03-03 03-00 WON  3
FLORIDA          12   11  .522   1 1/2  8-4    4-7   09-11 03-00 00-00 WON  3
NY METS          10   12  .455   3      7-5    3-7   05-08 05-04 00-00 WON  2

NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
CHICAGO CUBS     13    9  .591   -      8-5    5-4   04-02 08-05 01-02 LOST 2
HOUSTON          10   11  .476   2 1/2  5-4    5-7   01-02 06-06 03-03 LOST 2
PITTSBURGH       10   11  .476   2 1/2  4-8    6-3   03-03 06-06 01-02 LOST 2
ST LOUIS          9   11  .450   3      4-4    5-7   00-03 07-04 02-04 LOST 5
CINCINNATI        8   14  .364   5      5-7    3-7   02-04 04-09 02-01 WON  2
MILWAUKEE         8   14  .364   5      4-6    4-8   00-03 06-07 02-04 LOST 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST

TEAM            WON  LOST  PCT  GB      HOME   ROAD   EAST  CENT  WEST STREAK
SAN FRANCISCO    17    4  .810   -      7-2   10-2   00-00 07-02 10-02 WON  2
COLORADO         12   10  .545   5 1/2  8-1    4-9   00-03 03-03 09-04 LOST 3
LOS ANGELES       9   13  .409   8 1/2  5-4    4-9   00-00 01-02 08-11 LOST 2
SAN DIEGO         9   13  .409   8 1/2  5-5    4-8   00-00 02-01 07-12 WON  2
ARIZONA           8   14  .364   9 1/2  4-6    4-8   01-02 03-03 04-09 LOST 1

THURSDAY, APRIL 24TH RESULTS

SAN FRANCISCO 3, PITTSBURGH 1
SAN DIEGO 2, CHICAGO CUBS 1
PHILADELPHIA 9, COLORADO 1
FLORIDA 4, MILWAUKEE 2
MONTREAL 1, ARIZONA 0
NY METS 7, HOUSTON 4
CINCINNATI 3, LOS ANGELES 2 (11 INNINGS)
ATLANTA 4, ST LOUIS 3