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Tough day for ace
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Blue Jays 15, Red Sox 4
David Ortiz reacts after fouling out to end the fifth inning. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Josh Beckett never found his footing, allowing six runs in the first inning and exiting in the third. Kevin Youkilis homered to get the Red Sox on the scoreboard, and Dustin Pedroia celebrated his 25th birthday with a solo shot, but by that point the deficit was too great.
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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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