Houston Astros 11, Boston Red Sox 10
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Saturday, June 28, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

BOS A    0  0  4    0  0  5    0  0  1  -  10 13  0
HOU N    0  0  5    0  1  0    2  3  x  -  11 14  0
Boston Red Sox               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ellsbury cf                   5   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Pedroia 2b                    5   2   4   1       0   0       1   1
Drew rf                       3   2   1   0       1   0       3   0
Ramirez lf                    4   2   1   2       1   1       1   0
Lowell 3b                     4   2   4   3       0   0       2   3
Youkilis 1b                   5   0   2   3       0   1       4   2
Varitek c                     4   0   0   0       1   3       6   1
Lugo ss                       3   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
Lester p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Casey ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Aardsma p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hansen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Delcarmen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       37  10  13  10       4  10      24  10

FIELDING - 
PB: Varitek (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lowell 2 (18,off Backe 2); Ramirez (16,off Backe); Youkilis (22,off Geary).
3B: Ellsbury (4,off Backe).
HR: Lowell (12,9th inning off Valverde 0 on 1 out).
SF: Lowell (4,off Geary).
HBP: Drew (3,by Backe).
GDP: Youkilis (7,off Backe).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   2   2   0       1   1       2   1
Pence rf                      4   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Berkman 1b                    5   0   2   3       0   3       9   0
Lee lf                        5   2   3   3       0   0       2   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   4
Loretta 2b                    4   1   1   3       0   0       2   4
Wigginton 3b                  4   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Quintero c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
  Erstad ph,lf                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Backe p                       1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Newhan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus ph,c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       36  11  14  10       2   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tejada-Loretta-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Wigginton (12,off Lester); Berkman (27,off Delcarmen).
HR: Loretta (3,3rd inning off Lester 2 on 2 out); Lee (18,5th inning off Lester
0 on 1 out); Wigginton (5,8th inning off Delcarmen 0 on 0 out).
SH: Ausmus (4,off Delcarmen).
HBP: Backe (1,by Lester).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (31,2nd base off Lester/Varitek).

PITCHING
Boston Red Sox               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lester                        5     9   6   6   0   3   2  24
Aardsma                       1     1   2   1   1   2   0   5
Hansen                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Delcarmen L(0-2)              1     3   3   3   1   1   1   7
Totals                        8    14  11  10   2   6   3  40

Aardsma faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Lester (3,Backe).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         5.1   9   6   6   3   5   0  28
Geary                         0.2   3   3   3   1   0   0   5
Byrdak                        1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Brocail W(3-3)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Valverde SV(20)               1     1   1   1   0   3   1   4
Totals                        9    13  10  10   4  10   1  43

HBP: Backe (3,Drew).

Umpires: HP - Mike Muchlinski, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:25   Attendance: 43073


Starting Lineups:

   Boston Red Sox                Houston Astros           
1. Ellsbury            cf        Bourn               cf
2. Pedroia             2b        Pence               rf
3. Drew                rf        Berkman             1b
4. Ramirez             lf        Lee                 lf
5. Lowell              3b        Tejada              ss
6. Youkilis            1b        Loretta             2b
7. Varitek             c         Wigginton           3b
8. Lugo                ss        Quintero            c
9. Lester              p         Backe               p

RED SOX 1ST: Ellsbury was called out on strikes; Pedroia singled
to left; Drew flied to center; Ramirez popped to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Bourn singled to first; Pence flied to
right; Bourn stole second; Berkman struck out; Lee singled to
second [Bourn out at home (second to catcher to third to
shortstop), Lee to second (on throw)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Red Sox 0, Astros 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Lowell doubled to center; Youkilis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Varitek struck out; Lugo struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Tejada flied to left; Loretta flied to center;
Wigginton doubled to center; Quintero grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Astros 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Lester struck out; Ellsbury grounded out (second to
first); Pedroia singled to left; Drew walked [Pedroia to
second]; Ramirez doubled to left [Pedroia scored, Drew scored];
Lowell doubled to left [Ramirez scored]; Youkilis singled to
center [Lowell scored]; Varitek walked [Youkilis to second];
Lugo forced Varitek (shortstop to second); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Red Sox 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Backe was hit by a pitch; On a bunt Bourn singled to
third [Backe to second]; Pence grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Backe to third, Bourn to second]; Berkman was called out on
strikes; Lee singled to center [Backe scored, Bourn scored];
Tejada singled to pitcher [Lee to second]; Loretta homered [Lee
scored, Tejada scored]; Wigginton flied to center; 5 R, 4 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Astros 5.

RED SOX 4TH: Lester grounded out (shortstop to first); Ellsbury
flied to left; Pedroia singled to left; Drew was hit by a pitch
[Pedroia to second]; Ramirez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Quintero grounded out (third to first); Backe
singled to third; Bourn grounded out (pitcher to first) [Backe
to second]; Pence flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red
Sox 4, Astros 5.

RED SOX 5TH: Lowell singled to right; Youkilis grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lowell out at
second]; Varitek flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox
4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman struck out; Lee homered; Tejada lined to
third; Loretta lined to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 4,
Astros 6.

RED SOX 6TH: Lugo walked; CASEY BATTED FOR LESTER; Casey struck
out; Ellsbury tripled to right [Lugo scored]; GEARY REPLACED
BACKE (PITCHING); Pedroia singled to right [Ellsbury scored];
Drew singled to center [Pedroia to third]; Ramirez walked [Drew
to second]; Lowell out on a sacrifice fly to right [Pedroia
scored, Drew to third]; Youkilis doubled to center [Drew scored,
Ramirez scored, Youkilis out at third (center to second to
catcher to third)]; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: AARDSMA REPLACED CASEY (PITCHING); Wigginton flied
to center; Quintero struck out; NEWHAN BATTED FOR GEARY; Newhan
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Astros 6.

RED SOX 7TH: BYRDAK REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); Varitek struck
out; Lugo grounded out (third to first); Aardsma struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Bourn walked; Pence singled to right [Bourn to
third]; HANSEN REPLACED AARDSMA (PITCHING); Berkman singled to
center [Bourn scored, Pence to third]; Varitek allowed a passed
ball [Pence scored (unearned), Berkman to second]; Lee flied to
right; Tejada grounded out (third to first); Loretta flied to
right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Astros 8.

RED SOX 8TH: Ellsbury grounded out (second to first); BROCAIL
REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Pedroia flied to right; Drew flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: DELCARMEN REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); Wigginton
homered; ERSTAD BATTED FOR QUINTERO; Erstad singled to center;
AUSMUS BATTED FOR BROCAIL; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Erstad to second]; Bourn was called out on
strikes; Pence walked; Berkman doubled to left [Erstad scored,
Pence scored]; Lee grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 9, Astros 11.

RED SOX 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); ERSTAD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); AUSMUS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Ramirez
struck out; Lowell homered; Youkilis struck out; Varitek struck
out (catcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 10,
Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox         10  13   0    6
 Astros          11  14   0    5


Data courtesy of Retrosheet