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Tribe bounces back
Indians 8, Red Sox 4
Paul Byrd hasn't walked a batter in his last 43 innings of work. (Elsa/Getty Images)
The Indians belted out a season-high 18 hits, and Kelly Shoppach recorded a career-high four baseknocks to win the series finale. Paul Byrd limited the Red Sox to just two runs on nine hits over six-plus innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 30, 2007
CLE
Cleveland (32-19)
Won 1
Cleveland 8, Boston 4   BOS
Boston (36-16)
Lost 1
May 30, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 0   8 18 1
Boston
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0   4 10 0
Standings thru 5/30/07  |  Gameday  |  Indians Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF5322112.269
Blake, 3B4011112.270
Hafner, DH5032001.270
Garko, 1B4020012.333
Nixon, RF5110026.272
Peralta, SS5010012.287
Dellucci, LF5121013.239
Barfield, 2B5021003.237
Shoppach, C5341001.373
Totals4381882722 

BATTING
2B: Garko (7, Matsuzaka), Sizemore (9, Matsuzaka), Hafner 2 (6, Matsuzaka, Romero), Nixon (10, Matsuzaka), Dellucci (11, Matsuzaka).
HR: Sizemore (9, 6th inning off Matsuzaka, 1 on, 2 out), Shoppach (2, 8th inning off Romero, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sizemore 6; Blake; Hafner 5; Garko 3; Nixon 2; Peralta; Dellucci 3; Barfield 2; Shoppach 7.
RBI: Blake (27), Hafner 2 (36), Dellucci (10), Barfield (25), Sizemore 2 (26), Shoppach (8).
2-out RBI: Hafner; Sizemore 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shoppach; Dellucci; Garko; Barfield; Nixon; Sizemore.
GIDP: Nixon.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Barfield (6, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek), Sizemore (17, 2nd base off Romero/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Barfield (7, fielding).
DP: (Byrd-Garko).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4000003.229
Youkilis, 1B5010024.354
Ortiz, DH4010005.315
Ramirez, LF3110101.269
Drew, RF4201001.226
Lowell, 3B4122010.330
Varitek, C4021001.277
Cora, SS4010002.316
Pedroia, 2B4020001.308
Totals3641041318 

BATTING
2B: Lowell (15, Byrd), Ramirez (10, Byrd), Varitek (6, Byrd).
HR: Lowell (10, 8th inning off Hernandez, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Youkilis; Ortiz; Ramirez 2; Lowell 6; Varitek 3; Cora; Pedroia 2.
RBI: Varitek (26), Drew (17), Lowell 2 (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Cora; Ortiz 3.
S: Crisp.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Barfield at 3rd base).
DP: (Pedroia-Cora-Youkilis).

 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd (W, 6-1)6.09210103.57
Mastny (H, 5)0.20000102.86
Fultz (H, 9)0.10000001.88
Hernandez 1.01221016.20
Betancourt 1.00000101.66
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka (L, 7-3)5.212660414.83
Snyder 1.12001201.53
Romero 1.02221113.86
Pineiro 1.02000005.14

Byrd pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

WP: Byrd.
HBP: Garko (by Matsuzaka).
Pitches-strikes: Byrd 77-61, Mastny 7-4, Fultz 9-7, Hernandez 23-11, Betancourt 13-11, Matsuzaka 106-73, Snyder 25-16, Romero 17-9, Pineiro 18-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Byrd 5-12, Mastny 0-1, Fultz 0-1, Hernandez 1-2, Betancourt 2-0, Matsuzaka 5-7, Snyder 1-1, Romero 2-0, Pineiro 2-1.
Batters faced: Byrd 27, Mastny 2, Fultz 1, Hernandez 5, Betancourt 3, Matsuzaka 28, Snyder 7, Romero 6, Pineiro 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Mastny 3-0, Fultz 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:34.
Att: 37,091.

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