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Walks don't hurt DiNardo
Athletics 2, Red Sox 0
After going deep, Eric Chavez is greeted by third-base coach Rene Lachemann. (Ben Margot/AP)
Although Lenny DiNardo issued six free passes over six innings to his former teammates, he scattered just two hits and didn't allow a run en route to his second win. Eric Chavez blasted a solo home run, and Nick Swisher hit an RBI double.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (37-20)
Lost 3
Oakland 2, Boston 0   OAK
Oakland (30-27)
Won 4
June 5, 2007
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Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Oakland
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X   2 8 1
Standings thru 6/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Athletics Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4010002.225
Pedroia, 2B1000100.329
Ortiz, DH4010002.332
Ramirez, LF2000200.283
Youkilis, 1B3000103.341
Lowell, 3B4010004.330
Varitek, C3000121.275
Pena, RF1000201.237
Crisp, CF3000004.233
Totals250307217 

BATTING
TB: Lugo; Ortiz; Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Lugo.
S: Pedroia.
GIDP: Crisp 2; Lowell; Youkilis.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Varitek-Lugo).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Buck, LF4010011.252
Ellis, 2B4010002.264
Swisher, RF3021011.298
Johnson, 1B4010014.292
Chavez, 3B4121022.242
Crosby, SS3000101.244
Cust, DH3010124.225
Kotsay, CF4000036.105
Kendall, C2100100.191
Totals3128231021 

BATTING
2B: Swisher (12, Matsuzaka).
HR: Chavez (9, 4th inning off Matsuzaka, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Buck; Ellis; Swisher 3; Johnson; Chavez 5; Cust.
RBI: Chavez (28), Swisher (34).
2-out RBI: Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson 3; Kotsay 2.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellis (3, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek).
CS: Cust (2, 2nd base by Matsuzaka/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Crosby (8, fielding).
DP: 5 (Crosby-Ellis-Johnson, Chavez-Ellis-Johnson, Chavez-Johnson 2, Johnson-Crosby).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka (L, 7-4)7.07222814.63
Lopez 1.01001203.21
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
DiNardo (W, 2-2)6.02006001.45
Calero (H, 8)1.01001106.23
Marshall (H, 8)0.20000005.16
Lewis (H, 2)0.100000012.86
Embree (S, 5)1.00000103.42

HBP: Swisher (by Lopez), Pedroia (by Marshall).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 130-78, Lopez 30-18, DiNardo 89-42, Calero 21-13, Marshall 8-4, Lewis 2-1, Embree 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Matsuzaka 3-9, Lopez 1-0, DiNardo 15-3, Calero 0-2, Marshall 0-2, Lewis 0-1, Embree 1-1.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 29, Lopez 6, DiNardo 23, Calero 5, Marshall 2, Lewis 1, Embree 3.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 24 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 31,127.

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