Boston 13, Atlanta 3
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(25-17)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 10 1
Boston 1 2 0 0 4 5 1 0 X 13 18 0
WP: D. Matsuzaka (6-2)
LP: A. Lerew (0-2)
(29-12)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- J. Lugo homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep center, D. Pedroia scored
Bot 5th: Boston
- M. Lowell homered to deep left, M. Ramirez, D. Ortiz and J.D. Drew scored
Bot 6th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to center, D. Ortiz scored, J.D. Drew to second
- C. Crisp doubled to deep center, M. Lowell and J.D. Drew scored
- J. Lugo doubled to deep center, C. Crisp and D. Pedroia scored
Top 7th: Atlanta
- J. Saltalamacchia singled to left, C. Jones scored
- J. Francoeur homered to deep left, J. Saltalamacchia scored
Bot 7th: Boston
- W. Pena homered to deep left
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Johnson 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .268
E. Renteria ss 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .341
    C. Woodward ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
C. Jones 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .299
A. Jones cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .219
B. McCann c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273
    J. Saltalamacchia c 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .294
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 .301
S. Thorman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .262
M. Diaz dh 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .317
W. Harris lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .380
 Totals 34 3 10 3 0 6 12  
 Batting
2B - C Jones (14, D Matsuzaka).
HR - J Francoeur (7, 7th inning off D Matsuzaka 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Saltalamacchia (2), J Francoeur 2 (32).
GIDP - S Thorman, M Diaz.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - E Renteria (4, throw).
DP - 1 (E Renteria-K Johnson-S Thorman).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 5 1 2 3 0 0 3 .256
    A. Cora ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .373
K. Youkilis 1b 6 1 1 2 0 0 4 .327
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .320
    E. Hinske ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .255
    W. Pena lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .267
J.D. Drew rf 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 .252
M. Lowell 3b 5 2 4 5 0 0 3 .333
J. Varitek c 4 0 0 0 1 1 6 .272
C. Crisp cf 4 1 2 2 1 0 2 .241
D. Pedroia 2b 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .253
 Totals 41 13 18 13 6 2 20  
 Batting
2B - M Ramirez (5, A Lerew); M Lowell (10, O Villarreal); D Ortiz (17, C Paronto); C Crisp (7, C Paronto); J Lugo (10, C Paronto).
HR - J Lugo (3, 1st inning off A Lerew 0 on, 0 Out), K Youkilis (5, 2nd inning off A Lerew 1 on, 2 Out), M Lowell (8, 5th inning off M Redman 3 on, 0 Out), W Pena (3, 7th inning off M McBride 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Lugo 3 (26), K Youkilis 2 (22), M Lowell 5 (35), C Crisp 2 (12), W Pena (6).
2-out RBI - K Youkilis 2, C Crisp 2, J Lugo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Varitek 2, K Youkilis 2.
GIDP - C Crisp.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Ramirez (M Diaz at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (K Youkilis-J Lugo-D Matsuzaka, J Lugo-K Youkilis).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Lerew (L, 0-2) 2.0 5 3 3 2 0 2 7.71
O. Villarreal 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.50
M. Redman 1.1 4 4 4 2 1 1 11.63
C. Paronto 1.1 5 5 4 1 0 0 8.25
M. McBride 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 6.23
P. Moylan 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.96
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (W, 6-2) 8.0 9 3 3 0 6 1 4.06
K. Snyder 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.84
IBB - J Drew (by A Lerew).
Pitches-strikes - A Lerew 48-26; O Villarreal 19-10; M Redman 49-27; C Paronto 42-26; M McBride 21-11; P Moylan 23-15; D Matsuzaka 103-72; K Snyder 11-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Lerew 1-5; O Villarreal 2-0; M Redman 1-2; C Paronto 0-4; M McBride 0-4; P Moylan 1-2; D Matsuzaka 10-7; K Snyder 1-2.
Batters faced - A Lerew 13; O Villarreal 4; M Redman 10; C Paronto 10; M McBride 6; P Moylan 4; D Matsuzaka 30; K Snyder 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Chad Fairchild. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 36,358.
Weather: 49 degrees, rain.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY BOSTON SHORTSTOP JULIO LUGO LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST.
BOSTON FIRST BASEMAN KEVIN YOUKILIS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE SECOND INNING.
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN MIKE LOWELL EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Saturday, May 19, 2007 4:30 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Atlanta
J. Francoeur J. Francoeur
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Boston
M. Lowell M. Lowell
4-5, 1 HR
5 RBI