Boston 6, Texas 5
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(34-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 6 11 1
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 5 9 0
WP: J. Pineiro (1-0) S: H. Okajima (3)
LP: A. Otsuka (1-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Varitek homered to deep right, M. Lowell and J.D. Drew scored
Bot 6th: Texas
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, K. Lofton and M. Young scored
- I. Kinsler singled to center, F. Catalanotto scored, M. Byrd to second
Top 8th: Boston
- J.D. Drew singled to right, K. Youkilis scored, J.D. Drew to second advancing on throw
- M. Lowell singled to left, J.D. Drew scored
Top 9th: Boston
- D. Pedroia homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Texas
- M. Teixeira singled to left, V. Diaz scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
C. Crisp cf 5 0 2 0 0 2 1 .245
K. Youkilis 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .353
M. Ramirez lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .268
J.D. Drew rf 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .234
M. Lowell 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .329
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 3 0 0 1 .275
E. Hinske dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .173
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .279
 Totals 38 6 11 6 1 6 8  
 Batting
HR - J Varitek (4, 4th inning off K Loe 2 on, 0 Out), D Pedroia (2, 9th inning off E Gagne 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Varitek 3 (24), J Drew (15), M Lowell (38), D Pedroia (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, M Ramirez 1, J Drew 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - K Youkilis (2, 2nd base off A Otsuka/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - M Lowell (9, ground ball).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .266
    N. Cruz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203
M. Young ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .239
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 4 1 2 2 .305
S. Sosa rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .259
F. Catalanotto dh 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .169
M. Byrd lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .250
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .248
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .227
R. Vazquez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .458
    V. Diaz ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .275
 Totals 37 5 9 5 2 9 18  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (7, J Romero).
HR - M Teixeira (9, 6th inning off J Tavarez 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Teixeira 4 (33), I Kinsler (27).
2-out RBI - M Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Vazquez 1, F Catalanotto 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Tavarez 5.2 6 4 4 1 6 1 5.40
J.C. Romero 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.35
J. Pineiro (W, 1-0) 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 5.40
H. Okajima (S, 3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.09
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Loe 6.0 7 3 3 1 2 1 6.17
J. Benoit (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.70
A. Otsuka (L, 1-1; BS, 2) 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 1.93
E. Gagne 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0.87
HBP - F Catalanotto (by J Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes - J Tavarez 89-65; J Romero 22-12; J Pineiro 20-15; H Okajima 19-14; K Loe 85-55; J Benoit 15-9; A Otsuka 29-19; E Gagne 27-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Tavarez 6-5; J Romero 2-0; J Pineiro 1-1; H Okajima 1-2; K Loe 10-6; J Benoit 0-2; A Otsuka 0-1; E Gagne 0-2.
Batters faced - J Tavarez 26; J Romero 4; J Pineiro 5; H Okajima 5; K Loe 26; J Benoit 3; A Otsuka 6; E Gagne 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Larry Young. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 40,323.
Weather: 74 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
BOSTON FIRST BASEMAN KEVIN YOUKILIS SINGLED IN THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 19 GAMES.

Updated on Sunday, May 27, 2007 6:19 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Varitek J. Varitek
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI