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Beckett shines for Sox
Red Sox 3, Mariners 2
Manny Ramirez takes flight to haul in Ichiro Suzuki's first-inning fly ball. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Josh Beckett continued his stellar start to his first season with the Red Sox, tossing seven superb innings in a win over the Mariners. The right-hander joined rotation mate Curt Schilling as AL starters with three wins in their first three starts in '06.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 16, 2006
SEA
Seattle (6-7)
Lost 1
Boston 3, Seattle 2   BOS
Boston (8-4)
Won 1
April 16, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 2
Boston
2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X   3 5 1
Standings thru 4/16/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF4100000.185
Lopez, 2B4121000.294
Ibanez, LF4021001.314
Sexson, 1B4010023.245
Beltre, 3B4000022.109
Lawton, DH3000101.000
Johjima, C4020001.350
Reed, CF3000013.263
Betancourt, SS3000001.214
Totals332721512 

BATTING
3B: Lopez (2, Beckett), Ibanez (3, Beckett).
TB: Lopez 4; Ibanez 4; Sexson; Johjima 2.
RBI: Lopez (10), Ibanez (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reed; Beltre; Betancourt.
GIDP: Johjima.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Beltre 2 (3, throw, fielding).
PB: Johjima (3).
DP: (Beltre-Sexson).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, 1B3100104.278
Loretta, 2B4120003.267
Ortiz, DH3000123.311
Ramirez, M, LF3011101.214
Varitek, C4110004.265
Lowell, 3B3000113.282
Mohr, CF-RF3000131.214
Pena, RF3000001.273
Stern, CF0000000.231
Gonzalez, SS4011021.220
Totals303525821 

BATTING
2B: Loretta (4, Washburn).
TB: Loretta 3; Ramirez, M; Varitek; Gonzalez.
RBI: Ramirez, M (3), Gonzalez (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Loretta 2; Varitek; Gonzalez.
GIDP: Varitek.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Varitek (1, 2nd base off Washburn/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Loretta (2, fielding).
PB: Varitek (1).
DP: (Gonzalez-Loretta-Youkilis).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Washburn (L, 1-2)6.03324505.00
Mateo 0.11000008.53
Sherrill 0.10000104.91
Soriano 1.11001201.12
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 3-0)7.06211501.29
Timlin (H, 4)1.01000000.00
Papelbon (S, 6)1.00000000.00

WP: Washburn 2.
HBP: Pena (by Washburn).
Pitches-strikes: Washburn 111-68, Mateo 11-7, Sherrill 7-4, Soriano 25-15, Beckett 101-66, Timlin 9-6, Papelbon 12-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Washburn 9-4, Mateo 0-1, Sherrill 0-0, Soriano 1-1, Beckett 8-7, Timlin 1-2, Papelbon 1-2.
Batters faced: Washburn 27, Mateo 2, Sherrill 1, Soriano 6, Beckett 27, Timlin 4, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sherrill 1-0, Soriano 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, L to R.
T: 2:43.
Att: 36,181.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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