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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 26, 2007
Red romp through Chicago
Sox break out brooms
The Red Sox wrapped a dominating weekend vs. the White Sox, using a four-run fifth to secure a sweep. Dustin Pedroia's two-run single was followed by David Ortiz's two-run homer in the decisive frame. Julian Tavarez went six strong innings in the win.
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Red Sox 11, White Sox 1
David Ortiz had three home runs in his last three games and now has 24 on the season. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Series at a glance:
White Sox keep sinking
The White Sox completed a weekend to forget against the Red Sox, getting shut down by Boston spot starter Julian Tavarez in their fifth straight loss. Jermaine Dye hit his 25th homer to get the Sox going, but Javier Vazquez was undone by a four-run fifth inning.
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White Sox Coverage
 
BOS
Boston (80-51)
Won 4
Boston 11, Chi White Sox 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (56-74)
Lost 5
August 26, 2007
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Boston
0 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 4   11 9 0
Chi White Sox
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 2
Standings thru 8/26/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  White Sox Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5211012.240
Pedroia, 2B5112012.319
Ortiz, DH4212110.324
Lowell, 3B5011001.323
Drew, RF3211201.262
Youkilis, 1B4000033.291
Varitek, C4110021.264
Kielty, LF4222010.259
Crisp, CF4110022.273
Totals38119931112 

BATTING
HR: Drew (7, 2nd inning off Vazquez, 0 on, 1 out), Ortiz (24, 5th inning off Vazquez, 1 on, 2 out), Kielty (1, 6th inning off Vazquez, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Lugo; Pedroia; Ortiz 4; Lowell; Drew 4; Varitek; Kielty 5; Crisp.
RBI: Drew (46), Pedroia 2 (42), Ortiz 2 (87), Kielty 2 (11), Lugo (63), Lowell (93).
2-out RBI: Pedroia 2; Ortiz 2; Kielty 2; Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (28, 2nd base off Vazquez/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Owens, CF4000002.241
Fields, LF4010022.238
Thome, DH3000121.263
Konerko, 1B4000022.263
Pierzynski, C3000120.267
Dye, RF3111001.249
Uribe, SS3000020.219
Richar, 2B3010010.205
Gonzalez, 3B2000111.216
Totals291313129 

BATTING
HR: Dye (25, 2nd inning off Tavarez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Fields; Dye 4; Richar.
RBI: Dye (65).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fields.
GIDP: Fields.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Bukvich (1, fielding), Fields (9, fielding).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez (W, 7-9)6.02113714.84
Delcarmen 1.00000102.40
Gagne 1.01000103.74
Papelbon 1.00000301.74
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez (L, 11-7)6.067731033.89
Bukvich 2.01210104.50
Myers 1.02200003.71

Bukvich pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

Pitches-strikes: Tavarez 94-58, Delcarmen 14-8, Gagne 19-12, Papelbon 13-11, Vazquez 109-70, Bukvich 25-18, Myers 24-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tavarez 5-6, Delcarmen 1-1, Gagne 1-1, Papelbon 0-0, Vazquez 1-7, Bukvich 3-2, Myers 1-2.
Batters faced: Tavarez 22, Delcarmen 3, Gagne 4, Papelbon 3, Vazquez 27, Bukvich 8, Myers 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Myers 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 76 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:59.
Att: 36,745.

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