Final

Series: Game 1 of 4

Boston leads 1-0 (as of 9/9)

Game 1: Monday, September 9
Boston 6Final
Tampa Bay 3
Game 2: Tuesday, September 10
Boston 12Final
Tampa Bay 1
Game 3: Wednesday, September 11
Boston 6Final
Tampa Bay 3
Game 4: Thursday, September 12
Boston 6Final
Tampa Bay 3

Red Sox 6

(80-62, 43-28 away)

Devil Rays 3

(48-95, 26-46 home)

    7:15 PM ET, September 9, 2002

    Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida 

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    BOS 110100120 6 - -
    TB 001020000 3 - -

    W: D. Lowe (19-7)

    L: T. Sturtze (3-16)

    S: U. Urbina (32)

    Game Notes

    TAMPA BAY'S AUBREY HUFF EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE EIGHTH INNING.
    THE HOME RUNS BY BOSTON'S JASON VARITEK AND TROT NIXON IN THE EIGHTH INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.
    BOSTON MANAGER GRADY LITTLE WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JERRY CRAWFORD IN THE SEVENTH INNING AFTER DEREK LOWE HIT FELIX ESCALONA WITH A PITCH.
    BOSTON'S DEREK LOWE WAS EJECTED IN THE SEVENTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JERRY CRAWFORD FOR HITTING TAMPA BAY'S FELIX ESCALONA WITH A PITCH.