To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Sox scream for more
Boston far from finished
The ending of this series will be written at Fenway Park. An emotional Josh Beckett mowed down the Indians, while Kevin Youkilis homered and tripled to drive in three runs as the Red Sox sent the series back to Boston.
Complete story >  
Red Sox 7, Indians 1
Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon celebrates after finishing off the Indians. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Red Sox win series, 4-3
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 CLE 3 @ BOS 10 Fri Oct. 12    
Gm 2 CLE 13 @ BOS 6 Sat Oct. 13    
Gm 3 BOS 2 @ CLE 4 Mon Oct. 15    
Gm 4 BOS 3 @ CLE 7 Tue Oct. 16    
Gm 5 BOS 7 @ CLE 1 Thu Oct. 18    
Gm 6 CLE 2 @ BOS 12 Sat Oct. 20    
Gm 7 CLE 2 @ BOS 11 Sun Oct. 21    
Photos
Tribe can't close at home
C.C. Sabathia's start turned sour in the seventh inning as the Indians were unable to deliver a knockout blow against the Red Sox. The Tribe will now have to win in Boston to earn its first World Series berth since 1997.
Complete story >  
BOS
Boston
CLE
Cleveland
October 18, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 0   7 12 1
Cleveland
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Recap: BOS | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Indians stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4120100.250
Youkilis, 1B4223101.421
Ortiz, DH2112110.400
Ramirez, LF4021122.471
  Ellsbury, LF0000000.000
Lowell, 3B4010011.250
Kielty, RF3010013.400
  Drew, RF1110100.313
Varitek, C4010002.211
Crisp, CF5100024.143
Lugo, SS4110013.167
Totals3571265816 

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (1, Sabathia), Pedroia (1, Sabathia), Drew (1, Mastny).
3B: Youkilis (1, Sabathia).
HR: Youkilis (2, 1st inning off Sabathia, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Pedroia 3; Youkilis 7; Ortiz; Ramirez 3; Lowell; Kielty; Drew 2; Varitek; Lugo.
RBI: Youkilis 3 (4), Ramirez (8), Ortiz 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kielty 2; Ramirez; Crisp.
SF: Ortiz 2.
GIDP: Youkilis; Lugo.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Beckett (1, fielding).
DP: (Lugo-Youkilis).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF4120010.250
Cabrera, 2B4010022.286
Hafner, DH4000021.158
Martinez, C4010010.316
Garko, 1B4010021.313
Peralta, SS4000011.286
Lofton, LF3000100.250
Gutierrez, RF3000113.133
Blake, 3B3010022.316
Totals3316021210 

BATTING
2B: Sizemore (2, Beckett), Garko (1, Papelbon).
TB: Sizemore 3; Cabrera; Martinez; Garko 2; Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera; Gutierrez.
GIDP: Hafner.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Perez (1, throw).
PB: Martinez (1).
Outfield assists: Gutierrez (Ramirez at home).
DP: 2 (Sabathia-Peralta-Garko, Peralta-Garko).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 2-0)8.051111101.93
Papelbon 1.01001100.00
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sabathia (L, 0-2)6.0104426110.45
Betancourt 1.00000100.00
Perez 0.113110040.50
Mastny 1.21002100.00

Sabathia pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Sabathia.
HBP: Varitek (by Sabathia), Lowell (by Sabathia).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 109-74, Papelbon 22-12, Sabathia 112-70, Betancourt 11-9, Perez 13-8, Mastny 29-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 10-3, Papelbon 1-1, Sabathia 9-2, Betancourt 0-2, Perez 0-1, Mastny 2-2.
Batters faced: Beckett 30, Papelbon 5, Sabathia 29, Betancourt 3, Perez 4, Mastny 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Betancourt 1-1, Mastny 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Kerwin Danley. LF: Brian Gorman. RF: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:46.
Att: 44,588.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.