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Gagne, Okajima stumble
Orioles 6, Red Sox 5
Daisuke Matsuzaka fanned seven batters but received a no-decision. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
 Lugo's bunt single
 Manny's RBI single
Baseball's best bullpen couldn't protect a four-run lead, as Eric Gagne allowed the Orioles to tie things up in the eighth inning and then Hideki Okajima served up the game-winning run. With the loss, Boston's lead in the AL East is down to five games.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (69-46)
Lost 1
Baltimore 6, Boston 5   BAL
Baltimore (53-61)
Won 1
August 10, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0   5 9 0
Baltimore
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1   6 9 0
Standings thru 8/10/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Orioles Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5121002.230
Pedroia, 2B4120000.328
Ortiz, DH4012012.319
Ramirez, LF4011012.296
Youkilis, 1B3000122.304
Lowell, 3B3000101.309
Varitek, C4110030.261
Crisp, CF4110002.276
Pena, RF3011010.221
  1-Drew, PR-RF0100100.254
Totals345953811 


1-Ran for Pena in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Lugo 2; Pedroia 2; Ortiz; Ramirez; Varitek; Crisp; Pena.
RBI: Pena (17), Lugo (51), Ortiz 2 (70), Ramirez (76).
2-out RBI: Pena; Lugo; Ortiz 2; Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Lugo.
GIDP: Lowell; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (21, 3rd base off Hoey/Hernandez, R).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Tejada at 2nd base).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4120120.318
Patterson, CF2210102.269
Markakis, RF4112024.295
Tejada, SS3111101.302
Millar, 1B3000102.263
Huff, DH3012101.260
  1-Fahey, PR-DH0100000.237
Mora, 3B4011022.271
Hernandez, R, C4010011.267
Redman, LF3010012.333
  a-Payton, PH-LF1000001.258
Totals316965816 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Redman in the 8th.
1-Ran for Huff in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Patterson (25, Gagne), Huff (25, Gagne), Roberts (32, Okajima).
TB: Roberts 3; Patterson 2; Markakis; Tejada; Huff 2; Mora; Hernandez, R; Redman.
RBI: Tejada (54), Markakis 2 (72), Huff 2 (50), Mora (43).
2-out RBI: Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Redman; Tejada; Markakis.
S: Patterson 2.
SF: Markakis.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Patterson (32, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Roberts-Millar, Roberts-Tejada-Millar).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka 7.04114703.59
Gagne 0.13441003.44
Okajima (BS, 2)(L, 3-1)1.12110101.11
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bedard 7.24332703.11
Bradford 0.02220003.33
Walker 0.02000003.09
Hoey (W, 1-0)1.110011013.50

Bradford pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
Walker pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 113-71, Gagne 16-11, Okajima 17-13, Bedard 114-73, Bradford 5-4, Walker 3-3, Hoey 27-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Matsuzaka 7-6, Gagne 1-0, Okajima 2-1, Bedard 11-5, Bradford 0-0, Walker 0-0, Hoey 0-3.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 28, Gagne 5, Okajima 6, Bedard 27, Bradford 2, Walker 2, Hoey 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Okajima 1-1, Bradford 2-1, Walker 3-3, Hoey 2-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 93 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 3:24.
Att: 48,993.

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