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TODAY'S WRAPS: June 16, 2007
Matsuzaka dices Giants
Cain outdueled in loss
Matt Cain continued to suffer from a lack of run support this season, pitching seven innings of one-run ball in defeat. The Giants' offense was shut down by Boston starter Daisuke Matsuzaka, who allowed just three hits over seven innings. Barry Bonds went 0-for-3 with an intentional walk.
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Red Sox 1, Giants 0
Daisuke Matsuzaka threw 112 pitches on Saturday, including 66 for strikes. (Brita Meng Outzen/
Series at a glance:
Dice-K electric for Sox
Daisuke Matsuzaka had one of his best outings of the season, blanking the Giants over seven innings with eight strikeouts for his eighth win. Manny Ramirez produced the big hit, belting his ninth homer. Hideki Okajima and Jonathan Papelbon closed it with a scoreless frame each.
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San Francisco (30-37)
Lost 3
Boston 1, San Francisco 0   BOS
Boston (43-24)
Won 2
June 16, 2007
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San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X   1 5 0
Standings thru 6/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Roberts, CF3000110.220
Winn, LF-RF2000211.303
Durham, 2B4020001.256
Bonds, DH3000114.280
Molina, C4010006.301
Schierholtz, RF2000011.286
  a-Frandsen, PH-LF1000002.247
Aurilia, 1B4000034.236
Feliz, 3B4010000.255
Vizquel, SS3000021.222
  b-Sweeney, PH1000000.172

a-Grounded into a forceout for Schierholtz in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Vizquel in the 9th.

2B: Feliz (13, Matsuzaka).
TB: Durham 2; Molina; Feliz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina; Vizquel; Aurilia 2; Frandsen.
Team LOB: 9.

PB: Molina (9).
DP: (Vizquel-Durham-Aurilia).

Drew, RF4010011.241
Pedroia, 2B4000003.324
Ortiz, DH2000110.329
Ramirez, LF3111001.290
Youkilis, 1B3010000.329
Lowell, 3B3000001.306
Varitek, C3000011.265
Cora, SS3000010.277
Crisp, CF3020000.230

2B: Crisp (10, Cain).
HR: Ramirez (9, 4th inning off Cain, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Drew; Ramirez 4; Youkilis; Crisp 3.
RBI: Ramirez (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Varitek.
GIDP: Pedroia.
Team LOB: 4.

Cain (L, 2-7)7.03111313.15
Correia 1.02000103.23
Matsuzaka (W, 8-5)7.03003804.18
Okajima (H, 11)1.01001101.07
Papelbon (S, 16)1.00000001.85

WP: Cain.
IBB: Bonds (by Matsuzaka).
HBP: Schierholtz (by Matsuzaka).
Pitches-strikes: Cain 112-70, Correia 15-10, Matsuzaka 112-66, Okajima 24-13, Papelbon 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Cain 5-13, Correia 2-0, Matsuzaka 6-7, Okajima 1-1, Papelbon 1-2.
Batters faced: Cain 25, Correia 4, Matsuzaka 28, Okajima 5, Papelbon 3.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 77 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 2:50.
Att: 36,381.

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