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Boston Red Sox 23-14W1030 020 000 5130
Detroit Tigers 15-21L1000 100 000 170
Date of Game:  Thursday, May 08, 2008
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Curtis Granderson - 4 strikeouts
  • Josh Beckett - 1000th career strikeout


  • Top Inning 1

    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Dustin Pedroia vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    David Ortiz vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Kevin Youkilis vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Curtis Granderson vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Placido Polanco vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch
    Carlos Guillen vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Magglio Ordonez vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled . Placido Polanco advanced to 3b
    Miguel Cabrera vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Mike Lowell vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    J.D. Drew vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Mike Lowell advanced to 2b
    Wild pitch by Justin Verlander
    Mike Lowell advanced to 3b, J.D. Drew advanced to 2b
    Jason Varitek vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Mike Lowell scored, J.D. Drew scored, Jason Varitek advanced to 2b
    Coco Crisp vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Varitek advanced to 3b
    Julio Lugo vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch. Coco Crisp advanced to 2b
    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    unknown. Jason Varitek scored
    Dustin Pedroia vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 3-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Matt Joyce vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Marcus Thames vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Brandon Inge vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 3-0


    Top Inning 3

    Kevin Youkilis vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Mike Lowell vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    J.D. Drew vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 3-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Ramon Santiago vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Curtis Granderson vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Placido Polanco vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Carlos Guillen vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Placido Polanco advanced to 3b
    Magglio Ordonez vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 3-0


    Top Inning 4

    Jason Varitek vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Coco Crisp vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Julio Lugo vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 3-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Miguel Cabrera vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Matt Joyce vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Marcus Thames vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Brandon Inge vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled . Marcus Thames advanced to 2b
    Ramon Santiago vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled . Marcus Thames scored, Brandon Inge advanced to 2b
    Curtis Granderson vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 3-1


    Top Inning 5

    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Dustin Pedroia vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-0 (5 pitches)
    Kevin Youkilis vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Homered to left field. Jacoby Ellsbury scored
    Mike Lowell vs Justin Verlander  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Placido Polanco vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Carlos Guillen vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Magglio Ordonez vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Top Inning 6

    J.D. Drew vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Jason Varitek vs Justin Verlander  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Coco Crisp vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Varitek advanced to 2b
    Julio Lugo vs Justin Verlander  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Justin Verlander  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    54Flied out to
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Bottom Inning 6

    Miguel Cabrera vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Matt Joyce vs Josh Beckett  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Marcus Thames vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Top Inning 7

    Dustin Pedroia vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    David Ortiz vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Doubled . Dustin Pedroia advanced to 3b
    Kevin Youkilis vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Mike Lowell vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    J.D. Drew vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Bottom Inning 7

    Brandon Inge vs Josh Beckett  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Ramon Santiago vs Josh Beckett  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Curtis Granderson vs Josh Beckett  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Top Inning 8

    Jason Varitek vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Coco Crisp vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Varitek advanced to 2b
    Julio Lugo vs Freddy Dolsi  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Jacoby Ellsbury vs Clay Rapada  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Varitek advanced to 3b, Coco Crisp advanced to 2b
    Dustin Pedroia vs Clay Rapada  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    David Ortiz vs Clay Rapada  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Bottom Inning 8

    Placido Polanco vs Craig Hansen  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Carlos Guillen vs Craig Hansen  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Magglio Ordonez vs Craig Hansen  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Top Inning 9

    Kevin Youkilis vs Aquilino Lopez  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Mike Lowell vs Aquilino Lopez  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    J.D. Drew vs Aquilino Lopez  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 5-1


    Bottom Inning 9

    Miguel Cabrera vs Manny Delcarmen  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Matt Joyce vs Manny Delcarmen  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Marcus Thames vs Manny Delcarmen  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Brandon Inge vs Manny Delcarmen  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Boston Red Sox beat Detroit Tigers 5-1


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