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Sox storm back in seventh
Red Sox 5, Orioles 4
Dustin Pedroia, who had a sac fly in the third, forces out Kevin Millar at second base. (AP)
 Ortiz's double
 Youkilis' two-run single
With Wednesday's scheduled starter Kason Gabbard traded to Texas for Eric Gagne, Julian Tavarez stepped in to face the Orioles. The reliever went five innings and allowed three runs in his first start since July 18. The Red Sox put up a big seventh, led by David Ortiz, to sink the O's.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (50-56)
Lost 1
Boston 5, Baltimore 4   BOS
Boston (65-42)
Won 1
August 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 8 1
Boston
0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 8/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5011011.316
Patterson, CF3010101.266
Markakis, RF4111002.291
Millar, 1B4020000.273
Tejada, SS3111003.308
Hernandez, R, C3000101.259
Payton, LF4000001.270
Gibbons, DH4110001.220
Gomez, 3B2111110.311
  a-Huff, PH1000010.247
Totals334843310 

a-Struck out for Gomez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Millar (17, Tavarez), Gomez (9, Tavarez), Roberts (28, Tavarez).
HR: Markakis (11, 1st inning off Tavarez, 0 on, 2 out), Tejada (8, 8th inning off Okajima, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Patterson; Markakis 4; Millar 3; Tejada 4; Gibbons; Gomez 2.
RBI: Markakis (65), Gomez (16), Roberts (41), Tejada (46).
2-out RBI: Markakis; Gomez; Roberts.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada; Patterson.
GIDP: Tejada; Gibbons.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Tejada (8, throw).
DP: (Tejada-Roberts-Millar).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS4110103.222
Pedroia, 2B4131000.318
Ortiz, DH3111211.321
Ramirez, LF4100115.296
Youkilis, 1B4012000.304
Lowell, 3B4010002.305
Varitek, C4021021.272
Crisp, CF0100400.279
Pena, RF4000008.221
Totals315958420 

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (34, Parrish), Youkilis (26, Bradford).
TB: Lugo; Pedroia 3; Ortiz 2; Youkilis 2; Lowell; Varitek 2.
RBI: Pedroia (31), Ortiz (65), Youkilis 2 (57), Varitek (45).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez; Pena 2; Lugo 2.
SF: Pedroia.
GIDP: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pedroia (3, 3rd base off Trachsel/Hernandez, R).

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

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Trachsel 6.05105204.97
Shuey 0.01221008.22
Parrish (L, 2-2)0.01221005.77
Bradford (BS, 3)1.02001002.68
Baez 1.00000205.70
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez 5.07331015.09
Snyder 1.20002102.68
Lopez (W, 2-1)0.10000002.97
Okajima (H, 19)1.01110011.03
Papelbon (S, 24)1.00000202.09

Shuey pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Parrish pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Ramirez (by Parrish), Crisp (by Bradford).
HBP: Tejada (by Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes: Trachsel 109-64, Shuey 8-4, Parrish 7-2, Bradford 22-14, Baez 13-10, Tavarez 82-49, Snyder 26-15, Lopez 2-2, Okajima 14-11, Papelbon 12-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Trachsel 8-8, Shuey 0-0, Parrish 0-0, Bradford 2-1, Baez 1-0, Tavarez 9-6, Snyder 3-1, Lopez 1-0, Okajima 1-2, Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced: Trachsel 27, Shuey 2, Parrish 2, Bradford 6, Baez 3, Tavarez 23, Snyder 6, Lopez 1, Okajima 4, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Parrish 2-1, Bradford 3-3, Lopez 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 36,649.

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