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Third time's charm for Sox
Red Sox 9, Devil Rays 6
Manny Ramirez's solo shot in the sixth sparked the Red Sox offense. (Steve Nesius/AP)
Once, twice, three times the Red Sox came back against the Devil Rays. In the ninth inning, after new Rays reliever Tyler Walker walked in the tying run, Jason Varitek's single gave the Sox their first lead of the game.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 29, 2006
OAK
KC
PPD
BOS
Boston (14-10)
Won 1
Boston 9, Tampa Bay 6   TB
Tampa Bay (10-14)
Lost 1
April 29, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 4   9 10 0
Tampa Bay
1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0   6 8 0
Standings thru 4/29/06  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, 1B3022200.317
1-Harris, PR-CF0100000.067
Cora, 2B3000005.200
a-Loretta, PH-2B0100100.219
Ortiz, DH4100112.280
Ramirez, M, LF5221024.289
Nixon, RF3212100.311
Varitek, C4111110.250
Lowell, 3B3121100.310
Pena, CF5022012.273
Snow, 1B0000000.158
Gonzalez, SS5000016.179
Totals3591097619 

a-Walked for Cora in the 9th.
1-Ran for Youkilis in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Nixon (6, Waechter), Youkilis (7, Harper).
3B: Ramirez, M (1, Lugo, R).
HR: Ramirez, M (4, 6th inning off Waechter, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Youkilis 3; Ramirez, M 7; Nixon 2; Varitek; Lowell 2; Pena 2.
RBI: Ramirez, M (13), Pena 2 (5), Youkilis 2 (14), Nixon 2 (12), Varitek (8), Lowell (11).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2; Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cora 3; Gonzalez.
SF: Nixon; Lowell.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Lowell-Cora-Youkilis 2).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gathright, CF4110010.234
Crawford, LF3110000.258
Gomes, DH4242000.316
Wigginton, 3B-2B3000104.282
Hall, C2112101.364
Hollins, RF4000002.274
Norton, 1B3111010.286
Lee, 1B1000010.185
Green, 2B2000000.083
a-Burroughs, PH-3B2000020.000
Perez, T, SS4000040.200
Totals32685297 

a-Struck out for Green in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Gomes (2, Foulke).
HR: Norton (1, 2nd inning off DiNardo, 0 on, 0 out), Gomes (11, 3rd inning off DiNardo, 1 on, 0 out), Hall (2, 6th inning off Tavarez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Gathright; Crawford; Gomes 8; Hall 4; Norton 4.
RBI: Norton (1), Gomes 2 (23), Hall 2 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hollins.
SF: Hall.
GIDP: Wigginton; Hall.
Team LOB: 3.

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
DiNardo 5.06442227.36
Tavarez 1.01110215.40
Foulke (W, 2-1)2.01110203.71
Papelbon (S, 10)1.00000300.00
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Waechter 5.13334315.95
Harper (BS, 1)0.13110103.60
Lugo, R 2.11110104.32
Walker (BS, 3)(L, 0-2)0.124431017.55
Miceli 0.21000005.23

HBP: Crawford (by DiNardo), Cora (by Waechter).
Pitches-strikes: DiNardo 76-51, Tavarez 17-9, Foulke 26-19, Papelbon 14-10, Waechter 87-52, Harper 11-8, Lugo, R 34-19, Walker 28-13, Miceli 15-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: DiNardo 9-4, Tavarez 1-0, Foulke 2-2, Papelbon 0-0, Waechter 6-7, Harper 0-0, Lugo, R 2-4, Walker 0-0, Miceli 0-2.
Batters faced: DiNardo 22, Tavarez 4, Foulke 7, Papelbon 3, Waechter 24, Harper 4, Lugo, R 8, Walker 6, Miceli 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Harper 2-2, Lugo, R 2-0, Miceli 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:55.
Att: 27,415.

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