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Offense raps 22 hits
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Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 4
Rod Barajas scores on John McDonald's double in the sixth inning. (Winslow Townson/AP)
The Blue Jays wrapped up their series in Boston and their road trip with a flourish, connecting on 22 hits in a decisive victory over the Red Sox. Designated hitter Adam Lind had four RBIs and finished a triple short of the cycle, and Alex Rios established a career high with four doubles.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 08/15: PPD
  • Sat. 08/16: TOR 4, BOS 1
  • Sun. 08/17: TOR 15, BOS 4
TOR
Toronto (64-60)
Won 2
Toronto 15, Boston 4   BOS
Boston (71-53)
Lost 2
August 17, 2008
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Toronto
6 0 2 1 1 1 1 3 0   15 22 1
Boston
0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1   4 10 1
Standings thru 8/17/08  |  Recap: TOR | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Red Sox stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Inglett, 2B 6 1 2 1 0 1 3 .297
Scutaro, 3B 6 2 3 0 0 1 2 .261
Rios, RF 6 3 5 2 0 0 1 .289
Wells, V, CF 4 1 2 1 2 1 2 .288
Lind, DH 6 2 3 4 0 0 5 .301
Barajas, C 4 2 0 0 1 3 3 .254
Overbay, 1B 5 3 3 2 1 1 1 .269
Wilkerson, LF 6 0 1 1 0 2 7 .219
McDonald, Jo, SS 5 1 3 3 0 1 2 .226
Totals 48 15 22 14 4 10 26  

BATTING
2B: Rios 4 (36, Beckett, Aardsma, Timlin, Masterson), McDonald, Jo 2 (7, Beckett, Buchholz), Overbay 2 (25, Beckett, Okajima), Lind (11, Aardsma), Wells, V (14, Okajima).
3B: Wilkerson (2, Aardsma).
HR: Lind (8, 3rd inning off Beckett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 7; Scutaro 3; Wilkerson 3; Wells, V 3; Rios 9; McDonald, Jo 5; Inglett 2; Overbay 5.
RBI: Lind 4 (34), Overbay 2 (49), McDonald, Jo 3 (14), Wilkerson (26), Rios 2 (54), Inglett (27), Wells, V (51).
2-out RBI: McDonald, Jo 3; Inglett; Rios; Wells, V.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inglett 3; Wilkerson 2; Lind 4; Barajas.
GIDP: Rios.
Team RISP: 10-for-25.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Scutaro (7, throw).
Outfield assists: Wells, V (Drew, J at 2nd base).
DP: 4 (McDonald, Jo-Inglett-Overbay 2, Wells, V-Inglett, Inglett-McDonald, Jo-Overbay).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF-RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .267
Pedroia, 2B 5 1 1 1 0 2 3 .321
Ortiz, D, DH 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .260
  a-Casey, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .348
Youkilis, 1B 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 .320
  Crisp, CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .246
Drew, J, RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .280
  Bailey, RF-1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .222
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 .289
Lowrie, 3B 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .318
Cora, SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .296
Varitek, C 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .215
  Cash, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
Totals 33 4 10 3 5 9 17  

a-Struck out for Ortiz, D in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Bailey (1, Camp), Lowrie (14, Ryan, B).
3B: Lowrie (3, Camp).
HR: Youkilis (23, 4th inning off Marcum, 0 on, 0 out), Pedroia (12, 7th inning off Carlson, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellsbury; Lowrie 6; Pedroia 4; Cora 2; Youkilis 4; Varitek; Bailey 2.
RBI: Youkilis (84), Lowrie (30), Pedroia (58).
2-out RBI: Lowrie; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cora; Pedroia.
GIDP: Pedroia, Varitek, Bailey.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Bay (4, fielding).
DP: (Cora-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Marcum (W, 8-5) 5.0 5 1 1 4 4 1 3.36
Camp 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.75
Carlson 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.25
League 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.18
Ryan, B 1.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2.93
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Beckett (L, 11-9) 2.1 8 8 8 1 3 1 4.34
Aardsma 1.1 3 1 1 2 2 0 3.83
Timlin 1.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.35
Buchholz 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 6.35
Masterson 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.44
Okajima 1.0 5 3 3 0 1 0 3.02
Papelbon 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.89

Game Scores: Marcum 53, Beckett 11.
HBP: Barajas (by Beckett).
Pitches-strikes: Marcum 95-53, Camp 19-14, Carlson 19-15, League 12-8, Ryan, B 22-15, Beckett 55-36, Aardsma 36-19, Timlin 21-16, Buchholz 21-12, Masterson 14-10, Okajima 28-20, Papelbon 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Marcum 4-3, Camp 2-0, Carlson 1-0, League 1-0, Ryan, B 1-0, Beckett 3-0, Aardsma 1-0, Timlin 3-1, Buchholz 0-2, Masterson 2-0, Okajima 1-1, Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced: Marcum 21, Camp 5, Carlson 4, League 3, Ryan, B 5, Beckett 16, Aardsma 9, Timlin 7, Buchholz 5, Masterson 5, Okajima 8, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Aardsma 1-1, Timlin 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:27.
Att: 37,413.
Venue: Fenway Park.
August 17, 2008
August 17, 2008

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