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Red Sox shut out
Athletics 9, Red Sox 0
Kevin Youkilis reacts after striking out in the third inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
Boston managed just six hits, only five off Oakland starter Esteban Loiaza, as the right-hander pitched seven shutout innings against a lineup missing several regulars. Boston starter Kason Gabbard allowed five runs in 3 1/3 innings to take the loss.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 28, 2006
BOS
Boston (71-60)
Lost 4
Oakland 9, Boston 0   OAK
Oakland (75-56)
Won 1
August 28, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Oakland
0 0 2 3 0 0 2 2 X   9 12 0
Standings thru 8/28/06  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Athletics Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF5010013.263
Cora, SS4010022.270
Loretta, DH3000001.302
Youkilis, LF4010014.287
Hinske, RF4010002.252
Lowell, 3B4000002.287
Lopez, Jy, C3010101.257
Pena, 1B2000201.000
Pedroia, 2B4010003.136
Totals330603419 

BATTING
2B: Youkilis (35, Loaiza).
TB: Crisp; Cora; Youkilis 2; Hinske; Lopez, Jy; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez, Jy; Youkilis 2; Lowell; Crisp.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cora-Pena, Cora-Pedroia-Pena).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4110101.292
Kielty, LF4332101.283
Bradley, RF5010004.270
Thomas, DH1112300.265
  a-Melhuse, PH-DH1112000.216
Payton, CF4012002.292
Chavez, 3B3000122.239
Swisher, 1B4121003.250
Scutaro, SS4010011.245
Ellis, 2B3210102.230
Totals3391297316 

a-Homered for Thomas in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kielty (15, Gabbard), Payton (23, Gabbard), Scutaro (17, Foulke).
HR: Thomas (28, 7th inning off Foulke, 0 on, 0 out), Swisher (28, 7th inning off Foulke, 0 on, 2 out), Melhuse (4, 8th inning off Foulke, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kendall; Kielty 4; Bradley; Thomas 4; Melhuse 4; Payton 2; Swisher 5; Scutaro 2; Ellis.
RBI: Kielty 2 (29), Payton 2 (51), Thomas 2 (78), Swisher (77), Melhuse 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Payton; Swisher; Melhuse 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Payton; Swisher 2; Chavez; Ellis.
SF: Payton.
GIDP: Bradley.
Team LOB: 8.

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gabbard (L, 0-3)3.16555106.35
Corey 2.21002202.86
Foulke 2.05440035.63
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loaiza (W, 8-7)7.05001404.82
Kennedy 1.01000001.42
Gaudin 1.00002002.68

Balk: Gabbard.
HBP: Loretta (by Loaiza).
Pitches-strikes: Gabbard 86-45, Corey 42-25, Foulke 34-24, Loaiza 111-77, Kennedy 15-13, Gaudin 18-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gabbard 4-5, Corey 3-3, Foulke 2-4, Loaiza 6-11, Kennedy 1-2, Gaudin 1-2.
Batters faced: Gabbard 21, Corey 9, Foulke 11, Loaiza 28, Kennedy 4, Gaudin 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Corey 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:59.
Att: 30,159.

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