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Sox make rallies count in opener

The Red Sox got little from Josh Beckett to open the 2010 season, but they persevered. Two game-tying rallies set the stage for Kevin Youkilis' trot home as the go-ahead run on a passed ball in the seventh.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Jeter, SS5021002.400
Johnson, N, DH3000212.000
1-Winn, PR-DH0000000.000
Teixeira, 1B4100102.000
Rodriguez, A, 3B5110001.200
Cano, 2B5121001.400
Posada, C4132101.750
Granderson, CF4111114.250
Swisher, RF3110102.333
Gardner, LF4121000.500
1-Ran for Johnson, N in the 8th.
Ellsbury, LF5000025.000
Pedroia, 2B4223110.500
Martinez, V, C5110002.200
Youkilis, 1B4332000.750
Ortiz, D, DH3000102.000
Beltre, 3B3012011.333
Drew, J, RF4110011.250
Cameron, CF3120101.667
Scutaro, SS3121101.667
2B: Cano (1, Beckett), Rodriguez, A (1, Ramirez, R).
HR: Posada (1, 2nd inning off Beckett, 0 on, 2 out), Granderson (1, 2nd inning off Beckett, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Posada 6; Cano 3; Jeter 2; Gardner 2; Rodriguez, A 2; Swisher; Granderson 4.
RBI: Posada 2 (2), Granderson (1), Gardner (1), Jeter (1), Cano (1).
2-out RBI: Posada; Granderson; Gardner; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter; Johnson, N; Granderson 2.
GIDP: Rodriguez, A, Swisher.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

SB: Gardner (1, home off Beckett/Martinez, V), Jeter (1, 2nd base off Beckett/Martinez, V).

E: Gardner (1, throw).
PB: Posada (1).
DP: (Rodriguez, A-Teixeira).

2B: Youkilis 2 (2, Sabathia, Park), Martinez, V (1, Sabathia).
3B: Youkilis (1, Sabathia).
HR: Pedroia (1, 7th inning off Park, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scutaro 2; Beltre; Pedroia 5; Drew, J; Youkilis 7; Cameron 2; Martinez, V 2.
RBI: Beltre 2 (2), Scutaro (1), Youkilis 2 (2), Pedroia 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Scutaro; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellsbury 2; Cameron; Martinez, V.
SF: Beltre.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

DP: 2 (Scutaro-Pedroia-Youkilis, Beltre-Pedroia-Youkilis).

Robertson, D(BS, 1)0.21000000.00
Park(BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.233201127.00
Ramirez, R0.122210054.00
Okajima(W, 1-0)1.01001000.00
Bard(H, 1)1.00001000.00
Papelbon(S, 1)1.01000000.00
Marte pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Ramirez, R pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Sabathia 38, Beckett 26.
WP: Marte, Schoeneweis.
Pitches-strikes: Sabathia 104-58, Robertson, D 6-6, Park 22-14, Marte 5-1, Chamberlain 33-22, Beckett 94-54, Schoeneweis 10-8, Ramirez, R 11-5, Okajima 14-7, Bard 17-7, Papelbon 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sabathia 6-1, Robertson, D 2-0, Park 1-0, Marte 0-0, Chamberlain 2-2, Beckett 7-3, Schoeneweis 1-1, Ramirez, R 0-0, Okajima 2-0, Bard 3-0, Papelbon 2-1.
Batters faced: Sabathia 23, Robertson, D 3, Park 5, Marte 1, Chamberlain 7, Beckett 24, Schoeneweis 3, Ramirez, R 4, Okajima 4, Bard 4, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Robertson, D 1-1, Marte 1-1, Chamberlain 1-0, Schoeneweis 2-0, Okajima 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:46.
Att: 37,440.
Venue: Fenway Park.
April 4, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media