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W:M.Albers(2-0) L:S.Camp(2-4)
HR: BOS- D.Ortiz (16) CHC- None



Boston Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Brian O'Nora; First, Tom Hallion; Second, Chad Fairchild; Third, Alfonso Marquez;
- Scott Podsednik singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia doubled to left center scored Scott Podsednik. Runner on second with none out and Kevin Youkilis due up.
- Kevin Youkilis flied out to right. On the play, Dustin Pedroia advances to third. Runner on third with one out and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz singled to right scored Dustin Pedroia. Runner on first with one out and Mike Aviles due up.
- Mike Aviles flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Darnell McDonald due up.
- Darnell McDonald flied out to right to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- Reed Johnson doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney popped out to short. Runner on second with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro tripled to right center scored Reed Johnson. Runner on third with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging. Runner on third with two outs and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker grounded out to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 2nd
- Kelly Shoppach struck out looking. None on with one out and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Franklin Morales due up.
- Franklin Morales struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Joe Mather struck out swinging. None on with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out looking. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to right to end the inning.

Boston Top 3rd
- Scott Podsednik grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Kevin Youkilis due up.
- Kevin Youkilis struck out swinging. On the play, Dustin Pedroia caught stealing second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Paul Maholm struck out swinging. None on with one out and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro doubled to second scored Darwin Barney. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 4th
- David Ortiz lead-off Home Run (16) to center. Mike Aviles due up.
- Mike Aviles struck out swinging. None on with one out and Darnell McDonald due up.
- Darnell McDonald grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Kelly Shoppach due up.
- Kelly Shoppach struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Jeff Baker struck out swinging. None on with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather struck out looking. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out swinging to end the inning.

Boston Top 5th
- Ryan Kalish grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Franklin Morales due up.
- Franklin Morales singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Scott Podsednik due up.
- Scott Podsednik grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Franklin Morales out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Daniel Nava is now playing left field, batting 1st.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging. None on with one out and Paul Maholm due up.
- Paul Maholm struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 6th
- Dustin Pedroia flied out to right. None on with one out and Kevin Youkilis due up.
- Kevin Youkilis walked. Runner on first with one out and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz popped out to shortstop. Runner on first with two outs and Mike Aviles due up.
- Mike Aviles grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Kevin Youkilis out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- Matt Albers starts the inning for the Red Sox, batting 9th.
- Darwin Barney reached first on Kevin Youkilis`s fielding error. Runner on first with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro infield single to catcher. On the play, Darwin Barney advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. Starlin Castro out at second, Darwin Barney advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker grounded into a fielder`s choice to the pitcher scored Darwin Barney. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to second on Mike Aviles`s fielding error. Runners on first and second with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather grounded out pitcher to first. On the play, Jeff Baker advances to second and Alfonso Soriano advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 7th
- Shawn Camp starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 6th.
- Reed Johnson moves from right field to center field.
- David DeJesus is now playing right field, batting 9th.
- Darnell McDonald doubled to left center. Runner on second with none out and Kelly Shoppach due up.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchi pinch-hitting for Kelly Shoppach.
- Pinch-Hitter Jarrod Saltalamacchia singled to right. On the play, Darnell McDonald advances to third. Runners on second and third with none out as Saltalamacchia advanced on the throw and Ryan Kalish due up.
- James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with runners on second and third with none out, batting 6th.
- Ryan Kalish singled to center scored Darnell McDonald. On the play, Jarrod Saltalamacchia advances to third. Runners on first and third with none out and Matt Albers due up.
- Will Middlebrooks pinch-hitting for Matt Albers.
- Pinch-Hitter Will Middlebrooks sacrifice fly to center scored Jarrod Saltalamacchia. On the play, Ryan Kalish advances to third on Welington Castillo`s throwing error. Runner on third with one out and Daniel Nava due up.
- Daniel Nava suicide squeeze bunt to pitcher scored Ryan Kalish. None on with two outs and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia popped out to second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Andrew Miller starts the inning for the Red Sox, batting 9th.
- Jarrod Salalamacchi remains in the game at catcher.
- Luis Valbuena walked. Runner on first with none out and David DeJesus due up.
- Luis Valbuena thrown out at second, catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to shortstop Mike Aviles. None on with one out and David DeJesus at the plate.
- David DeJesus flied out to left. None on with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Mark Melancon enters the game for the Red Sox with none on and two out, batting 9th.
- Reed Johnson was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 8th
- Jairo Asencio starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 6th.
- Kevin Youkilis singled to left. Runner on first with none out and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz grounded into a fielder`s choice to short. On the play, Kevin Youkilis out at second. Runner on first with one out and Mike Aviles due up.
- Mike Aviles walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Darnell McDonald due up.
- Darnell McDonald reached first on Starlin Castro`s fielding error. On the play, Mike Aviles advances to second and David Ortiz advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Jarrod Saltalamacchia due up.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to short scored David Ortiz. Darnell McDonald out at second, Mike Aviles advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- NOTE: Boston`s Scott Podsednik left the game due to an injured groin.
- Scott Atchison starts the inning for the Red Sox, batting 3rd.
- Nick Punto is now playing third base, batting 9th.
- Starlin Castro lined out to right. None on with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Jeff Baker due up.
- Steve Clevenger pinch-hitting for Jeff Baker.
- Pinch-Hitter Steve Clevenger grounded out to pitcher to end the inning.

Boston Top 9th
- Steve Clevenger remains in the game at first base.
- Nick Punto singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Daniel Nava due up.
- Daniel Nava singled to right. On the play, Nick Punto advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia flied out to left. Runners on first and second and with one out and Scott Atchison due up.
- Adrian Gonzalez pinch-hitting for Scott Atchison.
- Pinch-Hitter Adrian Gonzalez struck out swinging. On the play, Daniel Nava stole second, Nick Punto stole third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz intentionally walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Mike Aviles due up.
- Mike Aviles grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, David Ortiz out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 9th
- Alfredo Aceves starts the inning for the Red Sox, batting 4th.
- Adrian Gonzalez remains in the game at first base.
- Tony Campana pinch-hitting for Jairo Asencio.
- Pinch-Hitter Tony Campana singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo singled to left. On the play, Tony Campana advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena singled to right. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second and Tony Campana advances to third. Bases loaded with none out and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus sacrifice fly to center scored Tony Campana. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to third. Runners on first and third and with one out and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson struck out looking. Runners on first and third with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney popped out to third to end the game.

Boston 7, Chicago Cubs 4


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: M.Albers (2-0); LP:S.Camp (2-4).

Boston 7, Chicago Cubs 4