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Sox prove four-midable
Red Sox 4, Rockies 3
The Red Sox storm the field after finishing their World Series sweep in Denver. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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Rockies second to one
A run for the ages fell a final hurdle short as the Rockies rallied to pull within one run on Garrett Atkins' eighth-inning homer before falling at the finish to conclude the most successful season in franchise history.
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 Rockies' dream season ends
 Atkins' two-run homer
 Hawpe's homer
BOS
Boston
COL
Colorado
October 28, 2007
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Boston
1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0   4 9 0
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0   3 7 0
Recap: BOS  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rockies stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF-LF4120012.438
Pedroia, 2B4000002.278
Ortiz, 1B3011100.333
  1-Crisp, PR-CF0000000.500
Ramirez, LF4000012.250
  Okajima, P0000000.000
  Papelbon, P0000000.000
Lowell, 3B4221000.400
Drew, RF4000011.333
Varitek, C4021000.333
Lugo, SS3010001.385
Lester, P2000012.000
  Delcarmen, P0000000.000
  Timlin, P0000000.000
  a-Kielty, PH11110001.000
  Youkilis, 1B0000000.222
Totals334941410 

a-Homered for Timlin in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ortiz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ellsbury (4, Cook), Lowell (3, Cook).
HR: Lowell (1, 7th inning off Cook, 0 on, 0 out), Kielty (1, 8th inning off Fuentes, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury 3; Ortiz; Lowell 6; Varitek 2; Lugo; Kielty 4.
RBI: Ortiz (4), Varitek (5), Lowell (4), Kielty (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellsbury.
GIDP: Ramirez; Lugo; Pedroia.
Team LOB: 3.

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, 2B4010012.294
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  b-Smith, PH1000010.500
Tulowitzki, SS4000033.231
Holliday, LF4000011.294
Helton, 1B4120000.333
Atkins, 3B3112101.154
Spilborghs, CF3000112.000
Hawpe, RF3111101.250
Torrealba, C4000002.143
Cook, P2010000.500
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  a-Sullivan, PH1010000.333
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
  Carroll, 2B1000000.000
Totals343733712 

a-Singled for Affeldt in the 7th. b-Struck out for Corpas in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Helton (2, Lester), Matsui (1, Lester).
HR: Hawpe (1, 7th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 0 out), Atkins (1, 8th inning off Okajima, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Matsui 2; Helton 3; Atkins 4; Hawpe 4; Cook; Sullivan.
RBI: Hawpe (2), Atkins 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Torrealba; Holliday.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Atkins-Matsui-Helton, Helton, Tulowitzki-Matsui-Helton).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester (W, 1-0)5.23003300.00
Delcarmen (H, 1)0.22110116.75
Timlin (H, 2)0.20000207.71
Okajima (H, 3)0.12220017.36
Papelbon (S, 3)1.20000100.00
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cook (L, 0-1)6.06330214.50
Affeldt 1.01000100.00
Fuentes 0.22111019.82
Corpas 1.10000100.00

Cook pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Lester 92-59, Delcarmen 19-10, Timlin 11-7, Okajima 15-10, Papelbon 23-18, Cook 70-47, Affeldt 12-9, Fuentes 17-8, Corpas 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lester 5-9, Delcarmen 0-1, Timlin 0-0, Okajima 1-0, Papelbon 2-2, Cook 13-3, Affeldt 2-0, Fuentes 2-0, Corpas 2-1.
Batters faced: Lester 23, Delcarmen 4, Timlin 2, Okajima 3, Papelbon 5, Cook 23, Affeldt 3, Fuentes 4, Corpas 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 1-0, Timlin 1-0, Corpas 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Ed Montague. LF: Laz Diaz. RF: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:35.
Att: 50,041.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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