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W:J.Lester(4-4) L:J.Samardzija(5-5) S:A.Aceves (16)
HR: BOS- J.Saltalamacchia (12) CHC- L.Valbuena (1)



Boston Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Alfonso Marquez; First, Brian O'Nora; Second, Tom Hallion; Third, Chad Fairchild;
- Scott Podsednik fouled out to third. None on with one out and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz walked. Runner on first with two outs and Jarrod Saltalamacchia due up.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia doubled to center. On the play, David Ortiz tug out at home to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- Reed Johnson singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out third to first. On the play, Reed Johnson advanced to second. Runner on second with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro lined into a double play to second to end the inning.

Boston Top 2nd
- Will Middlebrooks grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Adrian Gonzalez due up.
- Adrian Gonzalez flied out to center. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Alfonso Soriano grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker singled to third, deflected by the pitcher. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo lined out to short to end the inning.

Boston Top 3rd
- Mike Aviles grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jon Lester due up.
- Jon Lester grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Scott Podsednik due up.
- Scott Podsednik singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Luis Valbuena grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson struck out swinging to end the inning.

Boston Top 4th
- David Ortiz doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Jarrod Saltalamacchia due up.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia none-out, two-run Home Run (12) to right scored David Ortiz. Will Middlebrooks due up.
- Will Middlebrooks struck out swinging. None on with one out and Adrian Gonzalez due up.
- Adrian Gonzalez struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Darwin Barney struck out looking. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro reached first on Will Middlebrooks` throwing error. Runner on first with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Starlin Castro caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano at the plate.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 5th
- Mike Aviles struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jon Lester due up.
- Jon Lester struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Scott Podsednik due up.
- Scott Podsednik grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Jeff Baker struck out swinging. None on with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo singled to second. Runner on first with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Boston Top 6th
- Dustin Pedroia grounded out short to first. None on with one out and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz walked. Runner on first with one out and Jarrod Saltalamacchia due up.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Will Middlebrooks due up.
- Randy Wells enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second and one out, replacing Joe Mather, pitching and batting 6th. David DeJesus replaces Jeff Samardzija, playing right field and batting 9th.
- Defensive switch from right to center field for Reed Johnson.
- Will Middlebrooks single to center scored David Ortiz with two out. On the play, Jarrod Saltalamacchia out at third. Runner on first and Adrian Gonzalez due up.
- Adrian Gonzalez walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- David DeJesus struck out swinging. None on with one out and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney singled to third. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro singled to left, deflected at third. On the play, Darwin Barney advanced to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 7th
- Mike Aviles doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Jon Lester due up.
- Jon Lester struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Scott Podsednik due up.
- Scott Podsednik single to center scored Mike Aviles with one out. On the play, Scott Podsednik advanced to second on Reed Johnson`s throwing error. Runner on second and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia grounded out short to first. On the play, Scott Podsednik advanced to third. Runner on third with two outs and David Ortiz due up.
- David Ortiz flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Jeff Baker doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Randy Wells due up.
- Tony Campana is pinch-hitting for Randy Wells.
- Pinch-Hitter Tony Campana grounded out second to first. On the play, Jeff Baker advanced to third. Runner on third with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena one-out, three-run Home Run (1) to left scored Jeff Baker and Welington Castillo. David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus struck out looking. None on with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Scott Atchison enters the game for the Red Sox with none on and two out.
- Reed Johnson grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Boston Top 8th
- Manuel Corpas starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia flied out to left. None on with one out and Will Middlebrooks due up.
- Will Middlebrooks grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Adrian Gonzalez due up.
- Adrian Gonzalez walked. Runner on first with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney popped out to short to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- Vicente Padilla starts the inning for the Red Sox, replacing David Ortiz, pitching and batting 3rd. Daniel Nava replaces Scott Atchison, playing left field and batting 9th. Defensive switch from left to center field for Scott Podsednik, from center to right field for Ryan Sweeney and from right field to first base for Adrian Gonzalez.
- Darwin Barney lined out to left. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging to end the inning.

Boston Top 9th
- Mike Aviles singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Daniel Nava due up.
- Nick Punto is pinch-hitting for Vicente Padilla.
- Pinch-Hitter Nick Punto struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Scott Podsednik due up.
- Mike Aviles caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Scott Podsednik at the plate.
- Scott Podsednik was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with two outs and Dustin Pedroia due up.
- Dustin Pedroia popped out to second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 9th
- Alfredo Aceves starts the inning for the Red Sox.
- Steve Clevenger is pinch-hitting for Jeff Baker.
- Pinch-Hitter Steve Clevenger singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Manuel Corpas due up.
- Bryan LaHair is pinch-hitting for Manuel Corpas.
- Pinch-Hitter Bryan LaHair struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo grounded into a double play, third to second to first to end the game.

Boston 4, Chicago Cubs 3


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: J.Lester (4-4); LP:J.Samardzija (5-5); S:A.Aceves (16).

Boston 4, Chicago Cubs 3