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Long night for Sox
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Athletics 6, Red Sox 5
Kevin Youkilis reacts after being doubled off first base in the third inning. (AP)
Things started poorly for the Red Sox -- and they didn't get much better at the end. Starter Daisuke Matsuzaka left after one rocky inning with what the team called arm fatigue. Eleven innings later, the Sox were left with an extra-inning loss.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (2-6)
Lost 3
Oakland 6, Boston 5   OAK
Oakland (4-4)
Won 2
April 14, 2009
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Boston
3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 12 1
Oakland
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   6 11 2
Standings thru 4/14/09  |  Recap: BOS | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Athletics stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 .194
Pedroia, 2B 6 1 2 0 0 0 2 .206
Ortiz, D, DH 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 .172
Youkilis, 1B 5 2 2 1 1 0 1 .500
Drew, J, RF 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 .231
Bay, LF 4 0 2 1 2 1 2 .320
Lowell, 3B 6 0 2 2 0 2 4 .188
Varitek, C 4 0 0 0 2 3 1 .200
Green, N, SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .250
  a-Carter, C, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Velazquez, G, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 48 5 12 5 7 9 19  

a-Flied out for Green, N in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Drew, J (2, Eveland), Bay (2, Eveland).
TB: Ellsbury; Lowell 2; Pedroia 2; Drew, J 4; Youkilis 2; Bay 3.
RBI: Youkilis (5), Drew, J (3), Lowell 2 (6), Bay (7).
2-out RBI: Youkilis; Drew, J; Lowell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Green, N 2; Lowell 2; Pedroia; Ortiz, D 2.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (4, 2nd base off Eveland/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
E: Drew, J (1, fielding).
DP: (Pedroia-Velazquez, G-Youkilis).

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sweeney, R, CF 6 1 1 0 0 1 6 .270
Cabrera, O, SS 5 1 1 0 1 0 2 .323
Giambi, 1B 4 0 0 0 2 1 4 .300
  1-Davis, R, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .091
Holliday, LF 6 1 1 2 0 3 2 .296
Cust, DH 5 1 1 1 1 2 1 .346
Garciaparra, 3B 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .217
  Crosby, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 .143
Suzuki, K, C 5 0 1 0 1 1 7 .267
Buck, RF 5 0 3 2 1 1 2 .250
Ellis, M, 2B 5 0 2 1 0 2 2 .276
Totals 45 6 11 6 8 13 26  

1-Ran for Giambi in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Holliday (2, Matsuzaka).
TB: Sweeney, R; Ellis, M 2; Suzuki, K; Buck 3; Cust; Crosby; Holliday 2; Cabrera, O.
RBI: Holliday 2 (6), Cust (6), Buck 2 (3), Ellis, M (4).
2-out RBI: Buck 2; Ellis, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney, R; Giambi 2; Cabrera, O; Suzuki, K.
GIDP: Sweeney, R.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Crosby (2, fielding), Giambi (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Holliday (Youkilis at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Holliday-Giambi, Cabrera, O-Ellis, M-Giambi).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matsuzaka 1.0 5 5 5 2 0 0 12.79
Masterson 4.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 4.50
Delcarmen 1.2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
Ramirez, R 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Okajima 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6.75
Papelbon 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
Lopez, J (L, 0-1) 0.2 1 1 1 3 1 0 7.36
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Eveland 4.2 8 5 5 3 2 0 6.75
Bailey, A 2.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0.00
Casilla 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Ziegler 2.0 2 0 0 2 2 0 3.00
Gallagher, S (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50

Game Scores: Matsuzaka 21, Eveland 27.
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 43-22, Masterson 60-42, Delcarmen 36-24, Ramirez, R 20-13, Okajima 28-16, Papelbon 16-12, Lopez, J 25-12, Eveland 108-63, Bailey, A 34-19, Casilla 19-11, Springer 23-15, Ziegler 39-19, Gallagher, S 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matsuzaka 1-2, Masterson 5-1, Delcarmen 1-1, Ramirez, R 1-1, Okajima 0-3, Papelbon 0-2, Lopez, J 1-0, Eveland 10-2, Bailey, A 3-1, Casilla 1-1, Springer 0-1, Ziegler 2-1, Gallagher, S 1-1.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 10, Masterson 14, Delcarmen 9, Ramirez, R 4, Okajima 7, Papelbon 3, Lopez, J 6, Eveland 25, Bailey, A 8, Casilla 5, Springer 4, Ziegler 10, Gallagher, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, R 2-0, Bailey, A 1-0, Casilla 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 50 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 30 mph, L to R.
T: 4:24.
Att: 22,132.
Venue: O.co Coliseum.
April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009

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