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Red Sox Allow Orioles to Slip By 2-1

Grady Sizemore finished 2-4 with one home run but the Red Sox were stymied by Baltimore, 2-1. Boston left 12 runners on base.

The Orioles opened the scoring in the bottom of the second when Nelson Cruz was able to come in to score on a double play. Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the seventh, the Orioles took the final lead when Cruz took Jon Lester deep for a solo homer.

Lester lasted seven innings and fell to 0-1 on the year after he surrendered only two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. the win went to Zach Britton (1-0), who pitched two innings and allowed no runs on one hit with no strikeouts and no walks. Sizemore had a productive game for the Red Sox, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Cruz was 1 for 2 with a home run, two runs, an RBI, and a walk in the win.

The Red Sox will face off against the Orioles again Wednesday at Camden Yards at 7:05 PM EDT.

Red Sox Pitching
A95.1J. Tazawa1.00.000.0001013
B+89.1J. Lester7.02.571.00681104

Red Sox Offense
A93.5G. SizemoreCF4211101
B+87.9M. Napoli1B2100021
B+87.8D. Pedroia2B5200000
B86.5X. BogaertsSS3100010
C74.7A. PierzynskiC4100000
C73.7M. CarpLF4100001
C73.1W. Middlebroo3B3000001
C-70.0J. Bradley JrPR1000001
C-70.0D. OrtizDH5100001
F59.0D. NavaRF5000000

Orioles Pitching
A94.8B. Matusz0.10.000.000003
A93.4Z. Britton2.00.000.5010021
B+89.7T. Hunter1.00.001.0011022
B82.9C. Tillman5.01.801.60741104
C76.8E. Meek0.20.003.0001219

Orioles Offense
A94.9N. CruzLF2121110
A-91.0A. JonesCF3200000
B83.0J. Schoop2B3100001
B82.0M. WietersC3100002
C73.7J. HardySS4100001
D64.0R. Flaherty3B3000001
D64.0D. YoungDH3000001
D63.0C. Davis1B3000002
D-61.0N. MarkakisRF4000001

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