Boston 6, Atlanta 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 13 0
Boston 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 6 9 0
WP: K. Gabbard (1-0)
LP: T. Hudson (5-2)
(30-13)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Boston
- J. Varitek tripled to deep right, M. Ramirez, D. Ortiz and J.D. Drew scored
- E. Hinske singled to right, J. Varitek scored
Bot 2nd: Boston
- D. Ortiz grounded into fielder's choice, D. Pedroia scored, K. Youkilis out at second
Bot 5th: Boston
- K. Youkilis homered to deep right
Top 6th: Atlanta
- M. Diaz singled to right, C. Jones scored, J. Francoeur to third
- J. Saltalamacchia walked, J. Francoeur scored, M. Diaz to third, B. McCann to second
Top 9th: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur singled to right, E. Renteria scored
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Prado 2b-3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .200
E. Renteria ss 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .335
C. Jones dh 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .307
J. Francoeur rf 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .310
M. Diaz lf 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 .352
A. Jones cf 5 0 0 0 0 5 7 .212
B. McCann c 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .292
C. Woodward 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .222
    J. Saltalamacchia ph 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .286
    K. Johnson pr-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
S. Thorman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .250
 Totals 39 3 13 3 3 12 21  
 Batting
2B - J Francoeur (13, K Gabbard).
RBI - M Diaz (8), J Saltalamacchia (4), J Francoeur (34).
2-out RBI - J Francoeur.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Renteria 1, A Jones 2, S Thorman 1.
GIDP - S Thorman.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - M Diaz (2, 2nd base off B Donnelly/J Varitek).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
K. Youkilis 3b 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .340
D. Ortiz dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .312
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .245
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .254
J. Varitek c 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 .280
E. Hinske 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .188
A. Cora ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
D. Pedroia 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .260
 Totals 32 6 9 6 2 3 8  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (18, T Hudson); D Pedroia (7, T Hudson); K Youkilis (10, T Yates).
3B - J Varitek (1, T Hudson).
HR - K Youkilis (6, 5th inning off T Hudson 0 on, 0 Out).
S - C Crisp.
RBI - J Varitek 3 (19), E Hinske (5), D Ortiz (34), K Youkilis (23).
2-out RBI - J Varitek 3, E Hinske.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Hinske 1, J Drew 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Hinske-A Cora-J Lopez).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hudson (L, 5-2) 4.2 8 6 6 2 0 1 2.42
M. McBride 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.76
T. Yates 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.48
R. Soriano 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.61
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Gabbard (W, 1-0) 5.0 6 2 2 1 7 0 3.60
B. Donnelly 0.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 4.15
J. Lopez (H, 4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
K. Snyder 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.72
H. Okajima 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.42
J. Papelbon 1.0 3 1 1 0 3 0 1.76
Pitches-strikes - T Hudson 82-49; M McBride 22-15; T Yates 16-11; R Soriano 13-9; K Gabbard 100-61; B Donnelly 23-13; J Lopez 2-2; K Snyder 18-11; H Okajima 19-14; J Papelbon 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Hudson 11-3; M McBride 1-3; T Yates 1-1; R Soriano 0-1; K Gabbard 5-3; B Donnelly 0-0; J Lopez 2-0; K Snyder 1-2; H Okajima 2-0; J Papelbon 0-0.
Batters faced - T Hudson 24; M McBride 4; T Yates 4; R Soriano 3; K Gabbard 22; B Donnelly 4; J Lopez 1; K Snyder 4; H Okajima 5; J Papelbon 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chad Fairchild. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 3:05. (Plus rain delay totaling 150 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 36,140.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN KEVIN YOUKILIS SINGLED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES.

Updated on Sunday, May 20, 2007 7:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Atlanta
M. Diaz M. Diaz
4-5
1 RBI
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
2-4
3 RBI