MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
BOSTON RED SOX AT TAMPA BAY RAYS
07/31/2021
 
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
BOSTON RED SOX AT TAMPA BAY RAYS
GAME ID: 2145 - SATURDAY, JULY 31ST , 2021 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston Red Sox (56-52) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 8 2
Tampa Bay Rays (63-42) 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 X 3 5 1
Red Sox Come Up Short at Tampa Bay, 3-2
Tampa Bay got a strong outing from Corey Kluber as the Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox, 3-2, at Tropicana Field. Kluber went 7 innings to notch the win. He scattered 7 hits, walked 2, and struck out 3. His record improves to 4-3. The American League East Division-leading Rays are 63-42.

In the bottom of the seventh, Tampa Bay shortstop Marcus Semien had a productive at-bat. With runners on 1st and 2nd and one out, Semien stroked a run-scoring single to left. It made the score 3-2, Tampa Bay. For the game, he went 1-3 with a walk, while adding 2 RBI.

Semien called the win "a team effort."
BOSTON BATTING LINESCORE TAMPA BAY BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Polanco DH 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .279 5 25
D. LeMahieu 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .415 11 27
M. Trout CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .272 18 57
J. Baez SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .258 19 65
   a-A. Verdugo PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261 6 31
   b-K. Newman SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 7 20
P. Goldschmidt 1B 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 .260 14 56
N. Solak LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .245 5 39
E. Longoria 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239 13 51
M. Sierra RF 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .323 1 17
M. Maldonado C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .252 2 12
Totals 32 2 8 2 3 5 16      
a - A. Verdugo pinch hit for J. Baez in the 8th
b - K. Newman substituted for A. Verdugo in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: M. Sierra (17, 5th Inning off C. Kluber, 0 on, 2 outs) J. Polanco (15, 1st Inning off C. Kluber, 0 on, 0 outs) M. Trout (20, 1st Inning off C. Kluber, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: M. Sierra 2 , J. Baez , J. Polanco 3 , M. Trout 3 , N. Solak , D. LeMahieu
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Goldschmidt , M. Maldonado , A. Verdugo
GIDP: P. Goldschmidt , N. Solak
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
CS: M. Sierra (10)

FIELDING
Errors: F. Martes (2) , M. Sierra (2)
Double Plays: 1 (LeMahieu-Baez-Goldschmidt)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Nimmo LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .249 5 39
M. Semien SS 3 0 1 2 1 1 3 .296 14 56
A. Rizzo 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 7 .218 11 42
R. Devers 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .267 14 60
L. Robert CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .270 16 64
J. McNeil 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .298 12 46
A. Santander DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .241 7 24
M. Kepler RF 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 .212 13 43
C. Vazquez C 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .211 12 36
Totals 29 3 5 2 3 10 19      
BATTING
Doubles: C. Vazquez (6, 7th Inning off C. Stratton, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. McNeil , B. Nimmo , M. Semien , M. Kepler , C. Vazquez 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , R. Devers 3 , A. Santander
GIDP: A. Rizzo
Hit by Pitch: C. Vazquez 2
Team LOB: 7

FIELDING
Errors: B. Nimmo (3)
Double Plays: 2 (Semien-McNeil-Rizzo, Semien-Vazquez-Rizzo)
BOSTON PITCHING LINESCORE TAMPA BAY PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
F. Martes 3.0 3 0 0 0 6 0 58 2.86   
W. Miley 1.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 32 7.41   
J. Fry 2.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 23 3.88   
C. Stratton L (3-6) 1.1 2 1 1 1 2 0 21 5.46   
J. Junis 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.70   
PITCHING
Game Score: F. Martes 57
Batters Faced: F. Martes 13, W. Miley 7, J. Fry 6, C. Stratton 7, J. Junis 1
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: F. Martes 0-3, W. Miley 1-2, J. Fry 3-1, C. Stratton 1-1, J. Junis 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: F. Martes 58-37, W. Miley 32-18, J. Fry 23-15, C. Stratton 21-14, J. Junis 1-1
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. Fry 3-1
Hit Batsmen: F. Martes , W. Miley
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI ERA   
C. Kluber W (4-3) 7.0 7 2 2 2 3 0 100 3.12   
D. Robertson H (1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 27 3.00   
D. Pomeranz SV (3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 18 2.80   
PITCHING
Game Score: C. Kluber 56
Batters Faced: C. Kluber 27, D. Robertson 4, D. Pomeranz 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: C. Kluber 8-7, D. Robertson 0-2, D. Pomeranz 0-2
Pitches - Strikes: C. Kluber 100-58, D. Robertson 27-17, D. Pomeranz 18-11
WP: D. Robertson
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Corey Kluber
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Start Time: 6:10 PM ET
Time: 3:13
Attendance: 30909
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