WhatIfSports.com's 2007 World Series Predictions
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World Series Game 5
10/29/07
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Boston Red Sox
J.Francis enters the game to pitch.  
  J.Lugo smokes a line drive single to CF.
DPSB J.Lugo steals second base.
- D.Pedroia grounds a single to LF. J.Lugo scores.
DP D.Ortiz pops out to 2B.
DP M.Ramirez grounds it thru the hole to LF for a single.
DP M.Lowell hits a groundball single to LF. D.Pedroia scores.
DP J.Varitek bloops a single to LCF. M.Ramirez scores.
DP B.Kielty grounds to 3B. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
J.Ellsbury skies one to RF that falls in for a double. M.Lowell scores. B.Kielty scores.
  J.Beckett fouls out to right.
Boston Red Sox 5 6 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Colorado Rockies
J.Beckett enters the game to pitch.  
  W.Taveras strikes out looking.  
  K.Matsui grounds out to 2B.  
  M.Holliday grounds out to the pitcher.  
Boston Red Sox 5 6 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Boston Red Sox
J.Lugo lines a solo homer to LF.  
M.Herges enters the game to pitch.  
  D.Pedroia lines a single to RF.
DP D.Ortiz takes ball four.
DP M.Ramirez grounds to SS. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
DP M.Lowell flies out to deep RCF. D.Pedroia scores.
  J.Varitek strikes out swinging.
Boston Red Sox 7 8 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Colorado Rockies
  T.Helton hits a shallow flyout to RCF.  
  G.Atkins grounds out to SS.  
  B.Hawpe flies out to RCF.  
Boston Red Sox 7 8 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Boston Red Sox
L.Hawkins enters the game to pitch.  
  B.Kielty hits a line drive single to RF.
DP J.Ellsbury grounds to the pitcher. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
DPSH J.Beckett grounds to 3B. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
  J.Lugo hits a flyball single to LCF.
D.Pedroia hits a Texas League single to LF. J.Beckett scores.
  D.Ortiz flies out to deep RF.
Boston Red Sox 8 11 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Colorado Rockies
  T.Tulowitzki grounds out to 3B.  
  Y.Torrealba grounds out to SS.  
C.Sullivan enters the game as a pinch-hitter for L.Hawkins.  
  C.Sullivan takes strike 3 looking.  
Boston Red Sox 8 11 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Boston Red Sox
B.Fuentes enters the game to pitch.  
  M.Ramirez smokes a line drive single to CF.
DP M.Lowell grounds it thru the hole to LCF for a single.
DP J.Varitek hits a shallow flyout to LCF.
DP B.Kielty strikes out swinging.
  J.Ellsbury pops out to the catcher.
Boston Red Sox 8 13 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Colorado Rockies
  W.Taveras grounds out to SS.  
  K.Matsui strikes out swinging.  
  M.Holliday lines out to 3B.  
Boston Red Sox 8 13 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 0
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Boston Red Sox
  J.Beckett grounds out to 2B.  
J.Affeldt enters the game to pitch.  
++ J.Lugo grounds out to 3B.  
  T.Tulowitzki can't handle a groundball and D.Pedroia reaches on the error.
  D.Ortiz walks.
  M.Ramirez hits a grounder to the 2B who steps on the bag for the force.
Boston Red Sox 8 13 0
Colorado Rockies 0 0 1
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Colorado Rockies
  T.Helton walks.
DP G.Atkins hits a linedrive 2-run homer to LCF.  
  B.Hawpe lines a single to RF.
DP T.Tulowitzki swings and misses for strike 3.
DP Y.Torrealba lines a single to RF.
DP J.Affeldt hits a shallow flyout down the RF line.
  W.Taveras grounds out to SS.
Boston Red Sox 8 13 0
Colorado Rockies 2 3 1
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Boston Red Sox
  M.Lowell hits a line drive single to RF.
DP J.Varitek draws the walk.
M.Corpas enters the game to pitch.  
DP B.Kielty swings and misses for strike 3.
DP J.Ellsbury flies out to deep RCF.
  J.Beckett pops out to SS.
Boston Red Sox 8 14 0
Colorado Rockies 2 3 1
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Colorado Rockies
  K.Matsui grounds out to SS.  
  M.Holliday hits a bloop single to LF.
DP T.Helton hits a shallow flyout to RF.
  G.Atkins grounds out to 1B.
Boston Red Sox 8 14 0
Colorado Rockies 2 4 1
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Boston Red Sox
  J.Lugo grounds it thru the hole to LF for a single.
DP D.Pedroia grounds to SS. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
DP D.Ortiz takes ball four.
DP M.Ramirez draws the walk.
DP M.Lowell hits into a 5-2 fielder's choice.
R.Speier enters the game to pitch.  
  J.Varitek grounds out to SS.
Boston Red Sox 8 15 0
Colorado Rockies 2 4 1
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Colorado Rockies
  B.Hawpe walks.
DP T.Tulowitzki swings and misses for strike 3.
DP Y.Torrealba grounds into a 5-4-3 double play.  
Boston Red Sox 8 15 0
Colorado Rockies 2 4 1
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Boston Red Sox
J.Drew enters the game as a pinch-hitter for B.Kielty.  
  J.Drew flies out to CF.  
  J.Ellsbury walks.
DPSH J.Beckett lays down a sacrifice bunt to 1B. All runners advance.
  J.Lugo takes strike 3 looking.
Boston Red Sox 8 15 0
Colorado Rockies 2 4 1
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Colorado Rockies
J.Drew remains in the game at RF.  
C.Crisp enters the game at RF as a defensive replacement.  
K.Youkilis enters the game at 1B as a defensive replacement.  
R.Spilborghs enters the game as a pinch-hitter for R.Speier.  
  R.Spilborghs takes ball four.
DP W.Taveras flies out to deep LCF.
DP K.Matsui lines a single to RF. R.Spilborghs is thrown out at 3B by a perfect throw from C.Crisp.
  M.Holliday hits a shallow flyout down the LF line.
Boston Red Sox 8 15 0
Colorado Rockies 2 5 1
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Boston Red Sox
T.Buchholz enters the game to pitch.  
  D.Pedroia grounds a single to LF.
DP K.Youkilis grounds to SS. They get the force at 2B, but the batter beats the throw to 1B to avoid the DP.
DP M.Ramirez takes ball four.
DP M.Lowell lines a single to RF. K.Youkilis scores.
DP J.Varitek flies out to deep RF. M.Ramirez scores.
  C.Crisp grounds out to SS.
Boston Red Sox 10 17 0
Colorado Rockies 2 5 1
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Colorado Rockies
M.Timlin enters the game to pitch.  
  T.Helton strikes out on a ball out of the zone.  
  G.Atkins grounds out to SS.  
  B.Hawpe grounds out to 2B.  
Boston Red Sox 10 17 0
Colorado Rockies 2 5 1
Boston Red Sox
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Julio Lugo SS 100 6 2 4 1 0 1 1 .286
Dustin Pedroia 2B 100 6 2 4 2 0 0 1 .542
David Ortiz 1B 100 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 .263
Kevin Youkilis 1B 100 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200
Manny Ramirez LF 100 4 2 2 0 2 0 4 .316
Mike Lowell 3B 100 5 1 4 3 0 0 4 .455
Jason Varitek C 100 4 0 1 2 1 1 7 .167
Bobby Kielty RF 100 4 1 1 0 0 2 6 .091
J.D. Drew RF 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Coco Crisp RF 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 100 4 0 1 2 1 0 5 .300
Josh Beckett P 100 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .000
Mike Timlin P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Game Totals -- 100 42 10 17 10 7 4 -- .405
Boston Red Sox
View Basic Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Julio Lugo SS 100 6 4 0 0 1 7 1 0
Dustin Pedroia 2B 100 6 4 0 0 0 4 0 0
David Ortiz 1B 100 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Youkilis 1B 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manny Ramirez LF 100 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 100 5 4 0 0 0 4 0 0
Jason Varitek C 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Bobby Kielty RF 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
J.D. Drew RF 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coco Crisp RF 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 100 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
Josh Beckett P 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Timlin P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 100 42 17 1 0 1 21 1 0
Boston Red Sox
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Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Julio Lugo SS 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dustin Pedroia 2B 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
David Ortiz 1B 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Youkilis 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manny Ramirez LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Lowell 3B 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Varitek C 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Kielty RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J.D. Drew RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coco Crisp RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Beckett P 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Timlin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 27 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Batting

2B: J.Ellsbury (2)

HR: J.Lugo (1)

RBI: J.Lugo (1), D.Pedroia 2 (5), M.Lowell 3 (7), J.Varitek 2 (3), J.Ellsbury 2 (5)

2-Out RBI: D.Pedroia, J.Ellsbury 2

SF: M.Lowell, J.Varitek

SH: J.Beckett

Baserunning

SB: J.Lugo (2)

Fielding
Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Josh Beckett, W (2-0) 100 8.0 5 2 2 3 5 1 101 2.25
Mike Timlin 100 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0.00
Game Totals 100 9.0 5 2 2 3 6 1 110 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Josh Beckett, W (2-0) 100 30 27 5 0 0 1 10 7 .241
Mike Timlin 100 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Game Totals 100 33 30 5 0 0 1 12 7 ---
Colorado Rockies
Basic View Advanced View Fielding
Player Pos % AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Willy Taveras CF 100 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .286
Kazuo Matsui 2B 100 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333
Matt Holliday LF 100 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Todd Helton 1B 100 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .111
Garrett Atkins 3B 100 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .278
Brad Hawpe RF 100 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .350
Troy Tulowitzki SS 100 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .125
Yorvit Torrealba C 100 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Jeff Francis P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Matt Herges P 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
LaTroy Hawkins P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Cory Sullivan PH 100 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Brian Fuentes P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Jeremy Affeldt P 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Manuel Corpas P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Ryan Speier P 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan Spilborghs PH 100 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000
Taylor Buchholz P 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Game Totals -- 99 30 2 5 2 3 6 -- .167
Colorado Rockies
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Player Pos % AB H 2B 3B HR TB SB CS
Willy Taveras CF 100 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Matt Holliday LF 100 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Todd Helton 1B 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Atkins 3B 100 4 1 0 0 1 4 0 0
Brad Hawpe RF 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Troy Tulowitzki SS 100 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yorvit Torrealba C 100 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jeff Francis P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Herges P 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LaTroy Hawkins P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cory Sullivan PH 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Fuentes P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeremy Affeldt P 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manuel Corpas P 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Speier P 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Spilborghs PH 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taylor Buchholz P 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 99 30 5 0 0 1 8 0 0
Colorado Rockies
View Basic View Advanced Fielding
Player Pos PO A E DP SB CS PB + -
Willy Taveras CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Todd Helton 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Atkins 3B 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Brad Hawpe RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Troy Tulowitzki SS 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yorvit Torrealba C 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jeff Francis P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Matt Herges P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LaTroy Hawkins P 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cory Sullivan PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Fuentes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeremy Affeldt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manuel Corpas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Speier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Spilborghs PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taylor Buchholz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Totals -- 27 12 1 0 2 0 0 1 1
Batting

HR: G.Atkins (2)

RBI: G.Atkins 2 (5)

Baserunning
Fielding

Errors: T.Tulowitzki (1)

Basic View Advanced
Player % IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jeff Francis, L (0-2) 100 1.0 7 6 6 0 0 1 30 29.45
Matt Herges 95 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 16 7.20
LaTroy Hawkins 100 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 17 7.71
Brian Fuentes 100 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 22 0.00
Jeremy Affeldt 100 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 20 0.00
Manuel Corpas 100 1.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 32 0.00
Ryan Speier 94 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 17 3.38
Taylor Buchholz 94 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 16 7.94
Game Totals 98 9.0 17 10 10 7 4 1 170 ---
View Basic Advanced
Player % BFP AB H 2B 3B HR GB FB OAV
Jeff Francis, L (0-2) 100 10 10 7 1 0 1 1 2 .542
Matt Herges 95 5 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .368
LaTroy Hawkins 100 6 6 3 0 0 0 2 1 .417
Brian Fuentes 100 6 6 2 0 0 0 1 2 .267
Jeremy Affeldt 100 6 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 .200
Manuel Corpas 100 8 6 1 0 0 0 2 2 .100
Ryan Speier 94 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .200
Taylor Buchholz 94 6 4 2 0 0 0 2 1 .360
Game Totals 98 52 42 17 1 0 1 14 10 ---
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 collects 4 hits