Games 1 and 2 with Tampa Bay

1579608I am disappointed by the outcome of both games. The positives so far is that neither game was a shutout. There were some bright spots in both games but silly mistakes cost us to much-needed wins.

*Game one

Error – Abreu missed a catch

Pitching Staff – John Danks, Daniel Webb, Junior Guerra

*Bottom of 2nd – Tampa opened the scoring 2 to – 0

*Top of 5th – Sox tied it at 2 all. With Carlos Sanchez on base, Adam Eaton with a bunt single brought Sanchez home. Alexei Ramirez sac fly brought Eaton home for the 2nd score of the inning.

*Bottom of 5th – The Rays take the lead 3 to 1. The add 3 more in the bottom of the 6th to take a 6 to 2 lead.

*Top of 7th – Sox add their final 3 runs with Carlos Sanchez crossing the plate on a Ramirez ground out. Jose Abreu hits a home run to right with Eaton on base. Rays – 6 and the Sox – 5.

*Bottom of 7th – Tampa Bay adds the final run of the day taking the score to 7 to 5.

**Game 2. Rays – 5 and Sox 4

Pitching Staff – Jeff Samardzjia, Zach Putnam, Jake Petricka

*Top of 1st – Ramirez scores on an Abreu single. Sox – 1 and Rays – 0

*Bottom of 1st – Rays tie the score at 1 all

*Top of 4 – Melky Cabrera line drive to center brings Abreu across the place for a 2 all game.

*Bottom of 7th – Rays take the lead 3 to 2

*Top of 8th – Conor Gillaspie belts a home run to right with Eaton on board for a 4 to 3 Sox lead

*Bottom of 8th – Thanks to an error by Alexei Ramirez, Tampa is able to steal the win 5 to 4.

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