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Sox flex muscles in finale
Red Sox 15, Devil Rays 4
Coco Crisp follows through on his first-inning grand slam. (Charles Krupa/AP)
 Crisp's grand slam
 Lugo's two-run single
 Lowell's three-run homer
Mike Lowell belted a career-high five hits, Coco Crisp smacked a first-inning grand slam and the Red Sox swept aside the Rays by belting out a season-high 21 hits to give Josh Beckett his 12th victory of the season.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 05, 2007
TB
Tampa Bay (33-51)
Lost 11
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 4   BOS
Boston (53-31)
Won 4
July 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0   4 11 0
Boston
6 3 4 0 0 2 0 0 X   15 21 0
Standings thru 7/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B4120110.294
Crawford, LF4010024.286
  Mohr, LF1000000.154
Harris, SS3012012.305
  Wilson, SS2000000.213
Pena, 1B5010043.283
Wigginton, 2B3010012.270
  Cantu, 2B1100101.226
Norton, DH3000111.188
Young, CF4131001.275
Gomes, RF3110003.248
Navarro, C3011003.181
  1-Casanova, PR-C1000000.297
Totals37411431020 


1-Ran for Navarro in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Gomes (8, Beckett), Harris (18, Beckett), Young (17, Beckett).
TB: Iwamura 2; Crawford; Harris 2; Pena; Wigginton; Young 4; Gomes 2; Navarro.
RBI: Harris 2 (36), Navarro (12), Young (45).
2-out RBI: Harris 2; Navarro; Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena; Navarro; Wigginton; Crawford; Gomes 2.
GIDP: Cantu.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Iwamura (8, 2nd base off Beckett/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Wigginton-Harris-Pena, Cantu-Wilson-Pena, Wilson-Cantu-Pena).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Drew, RF4120014.265
  Pena, RF2000000.212
Pedroia, 2B5120102.322
Ortiz, DH5430003.313
  b-Cora, PH-DH1000000.281
Ramirez, LF3321100.289
  Ellsbury, LF2020000.375
Lowell, 3B6355010.307
Varitek, C3221110.277
  a-Mirabelli, PH-C0001200.178
Crisp, CF5125117.265
Hinske, 1B2000313.205
Lugo, SS4012105.192
Totals4215211510524 

a-Walked for Varitek in the 6th. b-Flied out for Ortiz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (28, Stokes), Ramirez (19, Switzer), Crisp (13, Camp).
HR: Crisp (5, 1st inning off Howell, 3 on, 1 out), Lowell (14, 2nd inning off Stokes, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Drew 2; Pedroia 2; Ortiz 4; Ramirez 3; Ellsbury 2; Lowell 8; Varitek 2; Crisp 6; Lugo.
RBI: Ramirez (45), Varitek (36), Crisp 5 (27), Lowell 5 (62), Lugo 2 (38), Mirabelli (8).
2-out RBI: Lugo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Drew 2; Lugo; Crisp 2.
GIDP: Ortiz; Crisp; Lugo.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia-Hinske).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Howell (L, 1-3)0.26662116.62
Stokes 1.13332016.05
Switzer 1.054411036.00
Camp 2.02001205.67
Hammel 1.03222006.46
Witasick 1.00001003.75
Glover 1.02001105.23
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 12-2)6.09331903.44
Snyder 1.01112102.61
Timlin 2.01000005.06

WP: Snyder.
HBP: Gomes (by Beckett).
Pitches-strikes: Howell 43-22, Stokes 31-18, Switzer 40-27, Camp 32-19, Hammel 33-20, Witasick 13-8, Glover 17-12, Beckett 105-73, Snyder 25-14, Timlin 20-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Howell 1-0, Stokes 1-3, Switzer 0-2, Camp 3-1, Hammel 2-1, Witasick 2-1, Glover 0-2, Beckett 4-5, Snyder 0-2, Timlin 2-4.
Batters faced: Howell 10, Stokes 9, Switzer 9, Camp 8, Hammel 7, Witasick 3, Glover 6, Beckett 29, Snyder 6, Timlin 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Stokes 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:36.
Att: 37,044.

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