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Jays outpitch Sox in finale
Litsch lights-out in win
RBI hits from Aaron Hill and Royce Clayton in the second helped back a strong effort from starter Jesse Litsch as the Blue Jays beat the Red Sox. The win salvaged a split of the series and left Toronto 10 games back.
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 Rios nails Ortiz at home
 Clayton's RBI single
Blue Jays 2, Red Sox 1
Slugger David Ortiz is tagged out at the plate by Jason Phillips in the sixth inning. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Beckett denied victory
Josh Beckett gave up only two runs over eight innings but was outdueled by Jesse Litsch in a loss to the Blue Jays, denying him a chance at win No. 13. Beckett struck out eight and walked two for his third loss of the year.
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 Rios nails Ortiz at home
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 15, 2007
TOR
Toronto (45-46)
Won 1
Toronto 2, Boston 1   BOS
Boston (55-36)
Lost 1
July 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 8 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 11 1
Standings thru 7/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF5000001.233
Rios, RF4000011.299
Wells, CF3000110.252
Stairs, DH4000032.282
Glaus, 3B4010011.288
Overbay, 1B3130100.267
Hill, 2B4111005.273
Clayton, SS4021013.243
Phillips, C4010011.213
Totals352822814 

BATTING
2B: Overbay (16, Beckett), Hill (26, Beckett), Phillips (7, Beckett).
TB: Glaus; Overbay 4; Hill 2; Clayton 2; Phillips 2.
RBI: Hill (52), Clayton (12).
2-out RBI: Hill; Clayton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clayton; Stairs; Hill.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Clayton (1, 2nd base by Timlin/Mirabelli).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Rios (Ortiz at home).
DP: 2 (Hill-Clayton-Overbay, Litsch-Clayton-Overbay).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4020001.268
Cora, 2B3110002.279
  a-Pedroia, PH-2B1000001.309
Ortiz, DH4021012.323
Ramirez, LF4020001.288
Youkilis, 1B3000123.320
Lowell, 3B4010003.301
Hinske, RF4010011.196
Mirabelli, C4010000.185
Lugo, SS4010001.210
Totals3511111415 

a-Grounded out for Cora in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Mirabelli (2, Litsch), Cora (6, Litsch), Ortiz (32, Litsch).
TB: Crisp 2; Cora 2; Ortiz 3; Ramirez 2; Lowell; Hinske; Mirabelli 2; Lugo.
RBI: Ortiz (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Crisp.
GIDP: Hinske; Ortiz.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Cora (4, fielding).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Litsch (W, 2-3)6.29111204.02
Downs (H, 12)0.21000102.27
Janssen (H, 13)0.21000102.27
Accardo (S, 13)1.00000002.63
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (L, 12-3)8.07222803.35
Timlin 1.01000003.86

Pitches-strikes: Litsch 94-57, Downs 10-8, Janssen 9-7, Accardo 14-8, Beckett 118-76, Timlin 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Litsch 10-7, Downs 1-0, Janssen 1-0, Accardo 1-2, Beckett 7-9, Timlin 1-1.
Batters faced: Litsch 27, Downs 3, Janssen 3, Accardo 3, Beckett 34, Timlin 3.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 36,301.

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