list files in tar gz and extract specific file from the archive

me@box /archive/logs/2015/Feb
$tar -tf box-log-2015-02-03.tar.gz
box/logs/
box/logs/ws/
box/logs/ws/misc-error.log
box/logs/ws/misc.log

tar -zxvf /archive/logs/2015/Feb/box-log-2015-02-03.tar.gz box/logs/ws/misc.log

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