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Manny hits pay dirt
Red Sox 8, Indians 6
David Ortiz (left) celebrates Manny Ramirez's game-winning blast. (Mark Duncan/AP)
With first base open and two outs in the eighth inning, the Indians elected to intentionally walk David Ortiz and take their chances with Manny Ramirez. The slugger made the Tribe pay, launching a three-run homer to right-center. Curt Schilling fanned eight batters, but he received a no-decision.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 25, 2006
BOS
Boston (13-7)
Won 2
Boston 8, Cleveland 6   CLE
Cleveland (10-10)
Lost 3
April 25, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 0   8 12 0
Cleveland
0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0   6 11 0
Standings thru 4/25/06  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Indians Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, 1B3121113.333
Loretta, 2B5012015.235
Ortiz, DH2211302.299
Ramirez, LF4233102.300
Nixon, RF5000006.333
Varitek, C4120101.246
Lowell, 3B4131100.304
Harris, CF4100105.071
Gonzalez, SS1000101.207
  a-Snow, PH1000010.118
  Cora, SS0000000.143
Totals3381289325 

a-Struck out for Gonzalez in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Ortiz (9, 7th inning off Sauerbeck, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez (3, 8th inning off Mota, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Youkilis 2; Loretta; Ortiz 4; Ramirez 6; Varitek 2; Lowell 3.
RBI: Loretta 2 (11), Youkilis (12), Ortiz (17), Lowell (9), Ramirez 3 (12).
2-out RBI: Loretta 2; Ramirez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nixon; Ortiz; Loretta 2; Varitek.
S: Gonzalez.
SF: Youkilis.
GIDP: Nixon.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Youkilis (1, 2nd base off Mota/Martinez).
CS: Varitek (1, 2nd base by Westbrook/Martinez).

FIELDING
DP: (Schilling-Youkilis).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5121022.322
Michaels, LF5111011.241
Peralta, SS4000131.226
Hafner, DH5021011.347
Martinez, C3100122.372
Broussard, 1B4232010.377
Belliard, 2B4000013.264
Boone, 3B4021012.254
Blake, RF3110101.369
Totals37611631213 

BATTING
2B: Hafner (6, Schilling), Blake (7, Schilling), Broussard (3, Foulke), Boone (5, Foulke).
3B: Sizemore (1, Schilling).
HR: Broussard (2, 2nd inning off Schilling, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sizemore 4; Michaels; Hafner 3; Broussard 7; Boone 3; Blake 2.
RBI: Broussard 2 (9), Michaels (4), Hafner (15), Sizemore (9), Boone (11).
2-out RBI: Hafner; Boone.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez; Boone; Sizemore.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Westbrook-Boone-Belliard-Martinez, Belliard-Peralta-Broussard, Peralta-Martinez-Broussard-Peralta).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling 6.29552812.60
Foulke (W, 1-1)1.02110203.95
Timlin (H, 6)0.10001102.16
Papelbon (S, 9)1.00000100.00
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Westbrook 5.06226205.52
Davis (H, 1)1.01111003.72
Sauerbeck (BS, 1)0.01110015.79
Mota (L, 0-1)1.24442113.72
Graves 1.10000006.23

Sauerbeck pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Westbrook.
IBB: Ortiz (by Mota).
Pitches-strikes: Schilling 133-89, Foulke 21-13, Timlin 12-5, Papelbon 10-7, Westbrook 98-47, Davis 16-10, Sauerbeck 1-1, Mota 39-23, Graves 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Schilling 3-9, Foulke 1-0, Timlin 0-0, Papelbon 1-1, Westbrook 6-5, Davis 1-2, Sauerbeck 0-0, Mota 2-2, Graves 3-1.
Batters faced: Schilling 30, Foulke 5, Timlin 2, Papelbon 3, Westbrook 24, Davis 5, Sauerbeck 1, Mota 10, Graves 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Foulke 1-0, Timlin 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Dreckman. 1B: Adam Dowdy. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Larry Poncino.
Weather: 42 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 18,439.

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