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Boston takes two of three
Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 3
Julian Tavarez walked none and struck out four to keep Boston in the game. (Adrian Wyld/AP)
 Cora drives in game-winner
 Ramirez ties score with long ball
 Hinske drives in a run
 Crisp adds insurance with sac fly
Manny Ramirez tied the score with a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and Alex Cora hit an RBI triple in the ninth to complete a come-from-behind win. Starter Julian Tavarez was solid, allowing three runs on six hits while tossing 5 1/3 innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 19, 2007
BOS
Boston (9-5)
Won 2
Boston 5, Toronto 3   TOR
Toronto (8-7)
Lost 2
April 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2   5 8 0
Toronto
0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 4/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4121000.167
Youkilis, 3B5010003.235
Ortiz, DH3010112.288
Ramirez, LF3212104.200
Drew, RF2010210.341
Varitek, C4000005.189
Hinske, 1B2001110.571
Pedroia, 2B4000002.167
  1-Lugo, PR-SS0100000.280
Cora, SS-2B4121000.273
Totals315855316 


1-Ran for Pedroia in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (5, Halladay).
3B: Cora (1, Frasor).
HR: Ramirez (1, 8th inning off Marcum, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Crisp 2; Youkilis; Ortiz 2; Ramirez 4; Drew; Cora 4.
RBI: Hinske (1), Ramirez 2 (8), Cora (2), Crisp (4).
2-out RBI: Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek.
SF: Hinske; Crisp.
GIDP: Ortiz; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
PB: Varitek (2).
DP: 2 (Tavarez-Cora-Hinske, Timlin-Cora-Hinske).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF4121101.281
Lind, LF4110003.294
Wells, CF4021010.246
Thomas, DH4111002.204
Overbay, 1B2000200.232
Hill, 2B4000014.327
Zaun, C3000110.205
Smith, 3B4010031.320
McDonald, SS3010001.450
  a-Stairs, PH1000011.263
Totals333834713 

a-Struck out for McDonald in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rios (4, Tavarez), Wells 2 (7, Tavarez, Timlin), McDonald (3, Romero).
HR: Thomas (2, 2nd inning off Tavarez, 0 on, 0 out), Rios (3, 6th inning off Tavarez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Rios 6; Lind; Wells 4; Thomas 4; Smith; McDonald 2.
RBI: Thomas (5), Rios (10), Wells (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lind 2; Hill; Rios.
GIDP: McDonald; Hill.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Smith-Hill-Overbay, Halladay-Smith-Overbay).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez 5.16330426.75
Pineiro 0.20001003.38
Romero 1.01001105.06
Timlin (W, 1-0)1.01001006.00
Papelbon (S, 4)1.00001200.00
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Halladay 7.16223202.37
Downs (H, 2)0.10000100.00
Marcum (BS, 1)(L, 1-1)0.21222015.19
Frasor 0.21110002.25

WP: Tavarez.
Balk: Downs.
IBB: Rios (by Romero), Overbay (by Timlin), Drew (by Halladay).
Pitches-strikes: Tavarez 82-56, Pineiro 10-5, Romero 15-8, Timlin 11-6, Papelbon 26-17, Halladay 95-59, Downs 7-4, Marcum 16-6, Frasor 10-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tavarez 10-2, Pineiro 2-0, Romero 1-1, Timlin 3-0, Papelbon 0-1, Halladay 13-7, Downs 0-0, Marcum 1-1, Frasor 0-2.
Batters faced: Tavarez 21, Pineiro 3, Romero 5, Timlin 4, Papelbon 4, Halladay 29, Downs 1, Marcum 5, Frasor 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Pineiro 1-0, Downs 1-0, Marcum 1-1, Frasor 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:54.
Att: 33,297.

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