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Mariners 4, Red Sox 3
Ichiro Suzuki connects on a first-inning double off fellow countryman Daisuke Matsuzaka. (AP)
Jose Lopez put an end to a long night and a tough seven-game Mariners losing streak when he plated the game-winner with a single down the left-field line in the ninth inning. Miguel Batista kept Seattle in it with seven strong innings, and Brandon Morrow escaped a jam in the eighth.
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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: vs BOS, 7:10 PM PT
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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