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Papelbon stumbles
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Tigers 10, Red Sox 9
Jonathan Papelbon reacts after yielding a ninth-inning single. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Kevin Youkilis went deep twice, Mike Lowell hit a three-run homer and Dustin Pedroia gave the Sox their first lead with a pinch-hit single, but Jonathan Papelbon suffered a blown save to end Boston's winning streak.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (22-14)
Lost 1
Detroit 10, Boston 9   DET
Detroit (15-20)
Won 1
May 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 0   9 12 1
Detroit
0 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 2   10 18 0
Standings thru 5/7/08  |  Recap: BOS | DET  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Tigers stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF-LF 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 .281
Lowrie, 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .263
  a-Pedroia, PH-2B 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .304
Ortiz, D, DH 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .233
Ramirez, M, LF 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 .316
  Crisp, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
Lowell, 3B 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .250
Youkilis, 1B 5 2 2 3 0 3 1 .317
Drew, J, RF 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .281
Varitek, C 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .247
Lugo, SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .293
Totals 37 9 12 9 5 9 19  

a-Singled for Lowrie in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ortiz, D (5, Galarraga, A), Lugo (7, Galarraga, A), Drew, J (4, Seay), Lowell (6, Jones, T).
HR: Youkilis 2 (6, 4th inning off Galarraga, A, 1 on, 2 out; 6th inning off Galarraga, A, 0 on, 1 out), Lowell (2, 7th inning off Cruceta, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Lugo 2; Ellsbury 2; Ortiz, D 3; Lowell 7; Drew, J 2; Pedroia; Youkilis 8.
RBI: Youkilis 3 (25), Lowrie (6), Ortiz, D (28), Lowell 3 (5), Pedroia (19).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2; Ortiz, D; Lowell 3; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M; Lowrie; Lugo; Ortiz, D 2; Varitek.
SF: Lowrie.
GIDP: Lowrie.
Team RISP: 3-for-15.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury 2 (13, 2nd base off Galarraga, A/Rodriguez, I, 2nd base off Miner/Rodriguez, I), Drew, J (1, 2nd base off Cruceta/Rodriguez, I).

FIELDING
E: Lugo (10, fielding).
DP: (Varitek-Lowell).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 6 0 0 1 0 3 3 .273
Polanco, 2B 6 2 5 3 0 0 0 .270
Guillen, 3B 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .315
Ordonez, RF 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .305
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 1 0 2 1 2 .260
Sheffield, LF 4 1 3 1 1 1 2 .202
Joyce, DH 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .286
  1-Raburn, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Renteria, SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 6 .280
Rodriguez, I, C 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .252
Totals 42 10 18 10 3 7 21  

1-Ran for Joyce in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco (7, Buchholz), Rodriguez, I (10, Tavarez, J).
TB: Cabrera, M; Joyce 2; Guillen 2; Polanco 6; Sheffield 3; Rodriguez, I 3; Ordonez 3.
RBI: Polanco 3 (12), Guillen (14), Sheffield (6), Joyce (1), Ordonez (24), Rodriguez, I 2 (14), Granderson (10).
2-out RBI: Ordonez; Polanco 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez; Renteria 2; Cabrera, M.
SAC: Renteria; Rodriguez, I.
Team RISP: 6-for-16.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ordonez (1, 3rd base by Okajima/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Renteria-Polanco-Cabrera, M).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buchholz 4.0 10 5 5 1 6 0 4.50
Tavarez, J 1.0 4 3 3 0 0 0 7.15
Aardsma 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.70
Lopez, Jav 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.46
Okajima (H, 7) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.60
Papelbon (BS, 1)(L, 2-1) 0.2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1.59
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Galarraga, A 5.1 7 5 5 1 6 2 3.07
Seay (H, 2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.79
Miner (H, 2) 1.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 9.33
Cruceta (BS, 1) 1.1 2 2 2 2 2 1 4.91
Jones, T (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.77

WP: Cruceta.
Balk: Buchholz.
IBB: Drew, J (by Jones, T).
HBP: Lugo (by Galarraga, A).
Pitches-strikes: Buchholz 82-51, Tavarez, J 17-12, Aardsma 31-18, Lopez, Jav 15-12, Okajima 15-11, Papelbon 18-11, Galarraga, A 88-59, Seay 6-6, Miner 22-10, Cruceta 33-17, Jones, T 13-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Buchholz 3-2, Tavarez, J 2-1, Aardsma 1-0, Lopez, Jav 2-0, Okajima 0-1, Papelbon 3-0, Galarraga, A 4-3, Seay 1-0, Miner 3-0, Cruceta 1-0, Jones, T 2-0.
Batters faced: Buchholz 23, Tavarez, J 7, Aardsma 5, Lopez, Jav 3, Okajima 4, Papelbon 5, Galarraga, A 24, Seay 2, Miner 5, Cruceta 8, Jones, T 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Miner 1-0, Cruceta 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 60 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 3:55.
Att: 38,062.
Venue: Comerica Park.
May 7, 2008
May 7, 2008

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