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Sox support Tavarez's effort
Red Sox 11, Braves 0
J.D. Drew rounds third after leading off the game with a long ball. (Gregory Smith/AP)
Before he even took the mound, Julian Tavarez had a big lead, and the veteran took care of the rest, tossing seven impressive shutout innings. J.D. Drew led off the game with a home run, and Coco Crisp, David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez and Eric Hinske also went deep.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (46-25)
Won 2
Boston 11, Atlanta 0   ATL
Atlanta (38-35)
Lost 2
June 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
5 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0   11 15 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 6/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Braves Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Drew, RF2221000.243
  Pena, RF4120022.229
Pedroia, 2B5221012.323
Ortiz, 1B3112111.332
  Hinske, 1B1112000.188
Ramirez, LF4232102.300
Youkilis, 3B4010112.332
Varitek, C4110125.265
  Timlin, P0000000.000
Crisp, CF5123010.250
Lugo, SS5000002.201
Tavarez, P3000030.250
  a-Cora, PH1000000.278
  Pineiro, P0000000.000
  b-Mirabelli, PH-C1000012.194
Totals4211151141218 

a-Flied out for Tavarez in the 8th. b-Struck out for Pineiro in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia 2 (16, Carlyle, Soriano), Ramirez (15, Carlyle), Drew (10, Carlyle), Pena (5, Carlyle).
HR: Drew (6, 1st inning off Carlyle, 0 on, 0 out), Crisp (4, 1st inning off Carlyle, 2 on, 2 out), Ortiz (13, 2nd inning off Carlyle, 1 on, 2 out), Ramirez (11, 7th inning off Moylan, 0 on, 0 out), Hinske (2, 8th inning off Soriano, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Drew 6; Pena 3; Pedroia 4; Ortiz 4; Hinske 4; Ramirez 7; Youkilis; Varitek; Crisp 5.
RBI: Drew (30), Ramirez 2 (41), Crisp 3 (21), Ortiz 2 (46), Pedroia (23), Hinske 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Crisp 3; Ortiz 2; Pedroia; Hinske 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek 3; Pena.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Lugo-Pedroia-Ortiz, Lugo-Ortiz).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B3000112.281
Harris, CF4010001.380
Renteria, SS3010001.333
  1-Woodward, PR-3B1000000.209
Jones, C, 3B2010000.323
  Escobar, 3B-SS2000002.292
McCann, C3000003.258
Francoeur, RF3010010.275
Diaz, LF3010000.344
Thorman, 1B3000012.235
Carlyle, P1000010.000
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
  a-Orr, PH1000010.192
  Moylan, P0000000.000
  Soriano, P0000000.000
  b-Saltalamacchia, PH1000012.319
  Devine, P0000000.000
Totals300501613 

a-Struck out for Villarreal in the 6th. b-Struck out for Soriano in the 8th.
1-Ran for Renteria in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Harris; Renteria; Jones, C; Francoeur; Diaz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCann; Johnson.
GIDP: Renteria; McCann.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Varitek at 3rd base).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez (W, 5-4)7.03001404.50
Pineiro 1.02000204.80
Timlin 1.00000005.79
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carlyle (L, 1-2)3.29773436.11
Villarreal 2.10000403.65
Moylan 1.01110212.39
Soriano 1.03331013.13
Devine 1.02000200.00

IBB: Varitek (by Carlyle), Ortiz (by Carlyle).
Pitches-strikes: Tavarez 97-54, Pineiro 14-10, Timlin 6-4, Carlyle 89-50, Villarreal 27-20, Moylan 15-10, Soriano 19-13, Devine 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tavarez 11-6, Pineiro 1-0, Timlin 3-0, Carlyle 3-4, Villarreal 0-3, Moylan 0-1, Soriano 0-3, Devine 1-0.
Batters faced: Tavarez 23, Pineiro 5, Timlin 3, Carlyle 23, Villarreal 7, Moylan 4, Soriano 7, Devine 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Villarreal 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:46.
Att: 49,585.

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