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Red Sox 1, Giants 0
Manny Ramirez hit career homer No. 479 in the fourth inning. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
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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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (30-37)
Lost 3
Boston 1, San Francisco 0   BOS
Boston (43-24)
Won 2
June 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Boston
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X   1 5 0
Standings thru 6/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals310404920 

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

BATTING
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.

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

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals28151147 

BATTING
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.

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 2-7)7.03111313.15
Correia 1.02000103.23
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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