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Manny can't save Sox
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Mariners 4, Red Sox 3
Daisuke Matsuzaka walks off the field with a trainer and his interpreter in the fifth inning. (AP)
Manny Ramirez hit his 499th career homer, a three-run shot in the sixth inning that tied the game and picked up Daisuke Matsuzaka, who left after four innings with shoulder fatigue. But the Sox were shut down after that, and reliever Mike Timlin allowed the game-winner in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 05/26: BOS 5, SEA 3
  • Tue. 05/27: SEA 4, BOS 3
  • Wed. 05/28: @ SEA, 10:10 PM ET
BOS
Boston (32-23)
Lost 1
Seattle 4, Boston 3   SEA
Seattle (19-34)
Won 1
May 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 7 1
Seattle
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 8 1
Standings thru 5/27/08  |  Recap: BOS | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Mariners stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4000112.277
Pedroia, 2B3110101.289
Ortiz, DH4120012.253
Ramirez, LF3113112.292
Lowell, 3B4000014.268
Drew, RF4000002.282
Varitek, C4000000.268
Casey, 1B4030000.371
Lugo, SS2000001.285
  Cora, SS2000002.357
Totals343733416 

BATTING
HR: Ramirez (9, 6th inning off Batista, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Pedroia; Ortiz 2; Ramirez 4; Casey 3.
RBI: Ramirez 3 (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Drew.
GIDP: Lugo.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Casey (2, throw).
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Beltre at 3rd base).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4220100.295
Lopez, 2B4021001.301
Vidro, DH3101102.231
Ibanez, LF4012002.267
Beltre, 3B3000112.244
Johjima, C4010021.227
Balentien, RF4110001.217
Cairo, 1B3010001.179
Betancourt, SS3000001.279
  a-Reed, PH1000001.200
Totals334843312 

a-Grounded out for Betancourt in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Suzuki (9, Matsuzaka), Ibanez (14, Matsuzaka), Lopez (14, Delcarmen).
TB: Suzuki 3; Lopez 3; Ibanez 2; Johjima; Balentien; Cairo.
RBI: Vidro (25), Ibanez 2 (34), Lopez (25).
2-out RBI: Lopez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johjima; Cairo; Vidro.
S: Lopez; Cairo.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki (22, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek), Johjima (1, 3rd base off Delcarmen/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Betancourt (7, fielding).
DP: (Betancourt-Lopez-Cairo).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka 4.04320202.53
Aardsma 1.11002002.96
Delcarmen 1.21000005.14
Okajima 1.00000100.82
Timlin (L, 2-3)0.22111006.89
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Batista 7.05323215.98
Rowland-Smith 0.01000002.49
Morrow 1.00000201.50
Putz (W, 2-2)1.01000004.20

Batista pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Rowland-Smith pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Suzuki (by Timlin).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 65-46, Aardsma 27-15, Delcarmen 24-16, Okajima 16-9, Timlin 13-7, Batista 103-60, Rowland-Smith 2-1, Morrow 13-10, Putz 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Matsuzaka 5-6, Aardsma 3-0, Delcarmen 4-1, Okajima 1-1, Timlin 2-0, Batista 9-10, Rowland-Smith 0-0, Morrow 0-1, Putz 2-1.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 18, Aardsma 6, Delcarmen 6, Okajima 3, Timlin 5, Batista 29, Rowland-Smith 1, Morrow 3, Putz 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 1-0, Rowland-Smith 1-0, Morrow 2-0.
EjectionsBoston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona ejected by 3B umpire Angel Hernandez. (5th); Boston Red Sox shortstop Julio Lugo ejected by 3B umpire Angel Hernandez. (5th).
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 3:00.
Att: 30,758.

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