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Ortiz hits homer, double
Red Sox 5, Braves 3
Kevin Youkilis homered in the first, then broke his bat in the fourth. (John Bazemore/AP)
 Youkilis opens with a homer
Josh Beckett gave up three hits and four walks in six innings on Saturday, but limited the damage to just two runs as his offense backed him up. David Ortiz led the way with an RBI double, a home run and two runs scored.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 17, 2006
BOS
Boston (38-28)
Won 2
Boston 5, Atlanta 3   ATL
Atlanta (30-39)
Lost 6
June 17, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0   5 12 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0   3 5 0
Standings thru 6/17/06  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Braves Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, LF-1B4111114.318
Loretta, 2B4120112.297
Ortiz, 1B3222100.264
Delcarmen, P0000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Lopez, J, P0000000.000
a-Snow, PH0000100.209
1-Harris, PR0000000.167
Papelbon, P0000000.000
Nixon, RF5011004.317
Varitek, C3000201.258
Lowell, 3B5010005.314
Crisp, CF5000004.262
Gonzalez, SS4130000.249
Beckett, P3011021.429
Kapler, LF10100001.000
Totals3751256421 

a-Walked for Lopez, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Snow in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Loretta (14, Cormier), Ortiz (13, Cormier), Gonzalez (8, Cormier), Lowell (25, Remlinger).
HR: Youkilis (8, 1st inning off Cormier, 0 on, 0 out), Ortiz (19, 5th inning off Remlinger, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Youkilis 4; Loretta 3; Ortiz 6; Nixon; Lowell 2; Gonzalez 4; Beckett; Kapler.
RBI: Youkilis (30), Ortiz 2 (59), Nixon (36), Beckett (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Crisp 3; Youkilis.
GIDP: Nixon; Varitek.
Team LOB: 11.

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, 2B4010111.241
Renteria, SS2101212.318
Betemit, 3B4000026.281
Jones, A, CF4121003.271
McCann, C4000022.352
Francoeur, RF3001011.243
LaRoche, 1B4000010.243
Diaz, LF3110110.356
Cormier, P1000011.000
Remlinger, P0000000.000
a-Orr, PH1010000.215
Stockman, P0000000.000
McBride, P0000000.000
b-Langerhans, PH0000100.246
Yates, P0000000.000
Ray, P0000000.000
c-Pratt, PH1000000.200
Totals3135351016 

a-Singled for Remlinger in the 5th. b-Walked for McBride in the 7th. c-Flied out for Ray in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, A (12, Tavarez).
TB: Giles; Jones, A 3; Diaz; Orr.
RBI: Jones, A (58), Renteria (29), Francoeur (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, A 2; Betemit.
SF: Francoeur.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Giles-Renteria-LaRoche 2).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 8-3)6.03224505.09
Delcarmen (H, 2)0.21001204.97
Tavarez (H, 1)1.01110106.03
Lopez, J (H, 1)0.10000100.00
Papelbon (S, 22)1.00000100.26
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cormier (L, 2-2)4.07443116.57
Remlinger 1.02110013.74
Stockman 1.00001200.00
McBride 1.00000003.60
Yates 1.02000103.86
Ray 1.01002002.84

WP: Beckett.
Balk: Beckett.
IBB: Varitek (by Ray).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 105-56, Delcarmen 21-11, Tavarez 12-8, Lopez, J 7-5, Papelbon 11-8, Cormier 74-43, Remlinger 22-14, Stockman 25-15, McBride 8-8, Yates 21-13, Ray 23-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 3-10, Delcarmen 0-0, Tavarez 0-2, Lopez, J 0-0, Papelbon 0-2, Cormier 9-2, Remlinger 1-2, Stockman 0-1, McBride 2-1, Yates 0-2, Ray 2-1.
Batters faced: Beckett 25, Delcarmen 4, Tavarez 4, Lopez, J 1, Papelbon 3, Cormier 20, Remlinger 5, Stockman 4, McBride 3, Yates 5, Ray 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Tavarez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 84 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 3:13.
Att: 49,364.

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