WhatIfSports.com's 2007 World Series Predictions
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World Series Game 1
10/24/07
1
1
Colorado Rockies
J.Beckett enters the game to pitch.  
  W.Taveras grounds a single to LF.
DPSB W.Taveras is caught stealing 2B.  
  K.Matsui bloops a single to RF.
DP M.Holliday takes strike 3 looking.
  T.Helton grounds out to 1B.
Colorado Rockies 0 2 0
Boston Red Sox 0 0 0
1
1
Boston Red Sox
J.Francis enters the game to pitch.  
  D.Pedroia hits a shallow flyout to LF.  
  K.Youkilis grounds out to SS.  
  D.Ortiz walks.
M.Ramirez crushes a 2-run homer to CF.  
  M.Lowell flies out to deep LCF.  
Colorado Rockies 0 2 0
Boston Red Sox 2 1 0
2
2
Colorado Rockies
  G.Atkins grounds out to SS.  
  B.Hawpe strikes out swinging.  
  S.Smith grounds out to SS.  
Colorado Rockies 0 2 0
Boston Red Sox 2 1 0
2
2
Boston Red Sox
  B.Kielty strikes out on a ball out of the zone.  
  J.Varitek walks.
DP J.Ellsbury pops out to 3B.
  J.Lugo hits a shallow flyout to RF.
Colorado Rockies 0 2 0
Boston Red Sox 2 1 0
3
3
Colorado Rockies
  T.Tulowitzki strikes out looking.  
  Y.Torrealba grounds out to 3B.  
  W.Taveras grounds out to 1B.  
Colorado Rockies 0 2 0
Boston Red Sox 2 1 0
3
3
Boston Red Sox
  D.Pedroia hits a groundball double down the leftfield line.
  K.Youkilis is frozen on strike 3.
D.Ortiz grounds it thru the hole to RF for a single. D.Pedroia scores.
DP M.Ramirez hits a Texas Leaguer to LCF for a double.
II M.Lowell hits one to RF that bounces over the wall for a ground-rule double. D.Ortiz scores. M.Ramirez scores.
  B.Kielty takes strike 3 looking.
  J.Varitek walks.
J.Ellsbury grounds a single to LF. M.Lowell scores.
M.Herges enters the game to pitch.  
  J.Lugo pops out to 3B.
Colorado Rockies 0 2 0
Boston Red Sox 6 6 0
4
4
Colorado Rockies
  K.Matsui smokes a line drive single to RF.
DPSB K.Matsui swipes 2B.
  M.Holliday grounds out to 3B.
  T.Helton grounds out to 2B.
  G.Atkins swings and misses for strike 3.
Colorado Rockies 0 3 0
Boston Red Sox 6 6 0
4
4
Boston Red Sox
  D.Pedroia draws the walk.
DP K.Youkilis pops out to 1B.
DP D.Ortiz grounds into a 6-4-3 double play.  
Colorado Rockies 0 3 0
Boston Red Sox 6 6 0
5
5
Colorado Rockies
  B.Hawpe rips a liner to RF for a double.
  S.Smith hits a groundball single to LF.
DP T.Tulowitzki pops out to 3B.
DP Y.Torrealba hits a flyball double to CF. B.Hawpe scores. S.Smith is nailed at home on a one-hop throw from J.Ellsbury.
W.Taveras hits a line drive double to LF. Y.Torrealba scores.
  K.Matsui strikes out looking.
Colorado Rockies 2 7 0
Boston Red Sox 6 6 0
5
5
Boston Red Sox
  M.Ramirez walks.
DP M.Lowell hits a triple. M.Ramirez scores.
R.Speier enters the game to pitch.  
  B.Kielty swings and misses for strike 3.
II J.Varitek flies out to RCF. W.Taveras's throw goes home, but M.Lowell slides in under the tag and scores.  
  J.Ellsbury lines out to SS.  
Colorado Rockies 2 7 0
Boston Red Sox 8 7 0
6
6
Colorado Rockies
  M.Holliday grounds out to 2B.  
  T.Helton strikes out looking.  
  G.Atkins grounds out to 2B.  
Colorado Rockies 2 7 0
Boston Red Sox 8 7 0
6
6
Boston Red Sox
  J.Lugo strikes out on a ball out of the zone.  
- D.Pedroia hits a groundball single to RF.
DP K.Youkilis draws the walk.
L.Hawkins enters the game to pitch.  
DP D.Ortiz takes strike 3 looking.
  M.Ramirez strikes out swinging.
Colorado Rockies 2 7 0
Boston Red Sox 8 8 0
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7
Colorado Rockies
  B.Hawpe hits a triple.
  S.Smith grounds out to SS.
  T.Tulowitzki takes strike 3 looking.
  Y.Torrealba takes strike 3 looking.
Colorado Rockies 2 8 0
Boston Red Sox 8 8 0
7
7
Boston Red Sox
M.Lowell smacks a solo homer to CF that barely clears the wall.  
T.Buchholz enters the game to pitch.  
  B.Kielty strikes out swinging.  
  J.Varitek grounds out to 2B.  
  J.Ellsbury strikes out swinging.  
Colorado Rockies 2 8 0
Boston Red Sox 9 9 0
8
8
Colorado Rockies
C.Crisp enters the game at RF as a defensive replacement.  
  W.Taveras hits a shallow flyout to RCF.  
  K.Matsui bloops a single to LCF.
DP M.Holliday grounds out to 2B.
  T.Helton lines out to 2B.
Colorado Rockies 2 9 0
Boston Red Sox 9 9 0
8
8
Boston Red Sox
  J.Lugo hits a Texas League single to LCF.
DP D.Pedroia grounds it past the mound into CF for a single.
DP K.Youkilis grounds it thru the hole to LF for a single. J.Lugo scores.
DP D.Ortiz grounds a single to CF. D.Pedroia scores.
DP M.Ramirez flies out to deep LCF.
DP M.Lowell strikes out swinging.
  C.Crisp swings and misses for strike 3.
Colorado Rockies 2 9 0
Boston Red Sox 11 13 0
9
9
Colorado Rockies
E.Gagne enters the game to pitch.  
  G.Atkins swings and misses for strike 3.  
  B.Hawpe strikes out swinging.  
  S.Smith takes ball four.
  T.Tulowitzki hits a grounder to the 2B who steps on the bag for the force.
Colorado Rockies 2 9 0
Boston Red Sox 11 13 0
Colorado Rockies
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Willy Taveras CF 100 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .500
Kazuo Matsui 2B 100 4 0 3 0 0 1 1 .750
Matt Holliday LF 100 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
Todd Helton 1B 100 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
Garrett Atkins 3B 100 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
Brad Hawpe RF 100 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .500
Seth Smith DH 100 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .333
Troy Tulowitzki SS 100 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000
Yorvit Torrealba C 100 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .333
Game Totals -- 100 34 2 9 2 1 10 -- .265
Colorado Rockies
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Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Willy Taveras CF 100 4 2 1 0 0 3 0 1
Kazuo Matsui 2B 100 4 3 0 0 0 3 1 0
Matt Holliday LF 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Todd Helton 1B 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Atkins 3B 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brad Hawpe RF 100 4 2 1 1 0 5 0 0
Seth Smith DH 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Troy Tulowitzki SS 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yorvit Torrealba C 100 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 34 9 3 1 0 14 1 1
Colorado Rockies
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Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Willy Taveras CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Matt Holliday LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Todd Helton 1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Atkins 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brad Hawpe RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Seth Smith DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Troy Tulowitzki SS 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Yorvit Torrealba C 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 24 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 1
Batting

2B: W.Taveras (1), B.Hawpe (1), Y.Torrealba (1)

3B: B.Hawpe (1)

RBI: W.Taveras (1), Y.Torrealba (1)

2-Out RBI: W.Taveras

Baserunning

SB: K.Matsui (1)

CS: W.Taveras (1)

Fielding
Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jeff Francis, L (0-1) 100 2.2 6 6 6 3 3 1 60 20.25
Matt Herges 100 1.1 1 2 2 2 0 0 22 13.50
Ryan Speier 100 1.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 23 0.00
LaTroy Hawkins 100 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 11 13.50
Taylor Buchholz 100 2.0 4 2 2 0 4 0 36 9.00
Game Totals 100 8.0 13 11 11 6 11 2 152 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Jeff Francis, L (0-1) 100 17 14 6 3 0 1 1 4 .429
Matt Herges 100 6 4 1 0 1 0 1 2 .250
Ryan Speier 100 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250
LaTroy Hawkins 100 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Taylor Buchholz 100 10 10 4 0 0 0 1 1 .400
Game Totals 100 42 35 13 3 1 2 3 9 ---
Boston Red Sox
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Dustin Pedroia 2B 100 4 2 3 0 1 0 0 .750
Kevin Youkilis 1B 100 4 0 1 1 1 1 2 .250
David Ortiz DH 100 4 2 2 2 1 1 2 .500
Manny Ramirez LF 100 4 3 2 2 1 1 4 .500
Mike Lowell 3B 100 5 3 3 4 0 1 2 .600
Bobby Kielty RF 100 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 .000
Coco Crisp RF 100 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Jason Varitek C 100 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 100 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .250
Julio Lugo SS 100 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .250
Game Totals -- 100 35 11 13 11 6 11 -- .371
Boston Red Sox
View Basic Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Dustin Pedroia 2B 100 4 3 1 0 0 4 0 0
Kevin Youkilis 1B 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
David Ortiz DH 100 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Manny Ramirez LF 100 4 2 1 0 1 6 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 100 5 3 1 1 1 9 0 0
Bobby Kielty RF 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coco Crisp RF 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Varitek C 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Julio Lugo SS 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 35 13 3 1 2 24 0 0
Boston Red Sox
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Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Dustin Pedroia 2B 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Youkilis 1B 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
David Ortiz DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manny Ramirez LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Kielty RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coco Crisp RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Varitek C 11 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Julio Lugo SS 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 27 11 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Batting

2B: D.Pedroia (1), M.Ramirez (1), M.Lowell (1)

3B: M.Lowell (1)

HR: M.Ramirez (1), M.Lowell (1)

RBI: K.Youkilis (1), D.Ortiz 2 (2), M.Ramirez 2 (2), M.Lowell 4 (4), J.Varitek (1), J.Ellsbury (1)

2-Out RBI: M.Ramirez 2, J.Ellsbury

SF: J.Varitek

Baserunning
Fielding
Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Josh Beckett, W (1-0) 100 8.0 9 2 2 0 8 0 103 2.25
Eric Gagne 100 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 19 0.00
Game Totals 100 9.0 9 2 2 1 10 0 122 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Josh Beckett, W (1-0) 100 31 31 9 3 1 0 11 3 .290
Eric Gagne 100 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Game Totals 100 35 34 9 3 1 0 12 3 ---
Boxscore Glossary
Defense Offense Fielding
CI : Corners In BH : Bunt Hit Attempt  - : Poor Play
DP : Double Play Depth HR : Hit and Run  + : Good Play
GL : Guard Lines SH : Sac Bunt Attempt ++ : Great Play
II : Infield In SB : Stolen Base Attempt +- : Good Range
OD : Outfield Deep    
OS : Outfield Shallow    
Player of the Game
Mike Lowell drives in 4 runs