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Markakis plates five
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Red Sox 10, Orioles 8
Adam Jones scores on Nick Markakis' double in the fourth inning. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Nick Markakis had a big night offensively, recording five RBIs -- four of them with one mighty swing of the bat. His grand slam capped a seven-run second that gave the O's a huge lead, but the lead shrank and then evaporated after Jeremy Guthrie and the 'pen let the Red Sox rally.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (6-4)
Lost 2
Boston 10, Baltimore 8   BOS
Boston (4-6)
Won 2
April 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   8 11 1
Boston
0 4 1 0 3 2 0 0 X   10 12 0
Standings thru 4/17/09  |  Recap: BAL | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Red Sox stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 2 2 .439
Jones, A, CF 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 .410
Markakis, RF 4 1 2 5 1 0 3 .359
Huff, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 2 4 .282
Wigginton, 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .241
Scott, DH 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .294
Zaun, C 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .115
Freel, LF 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 .091
  a-Pie, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .208
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .152
Totals 38 8 11 8 6 5 22  

a-Struck out for Freel in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Markakis (5, Delcarmen).
HR: Markakis (2, 2nd inning off Penny, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 2; Jones, A 2; Roberts, B 2; Wigginton 2; Markakis 6; Huff.
RBI: Freel (1), Roberts, B (3), Jones, A (12), Markakis 5 (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Huff 3; Roberts, B; Scott; Wigginton.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Huff (1, fielding).
DP: (Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Huff).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .220
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 .233
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 0 1 0 3 5 .158
Youkilis, 1B 4 1 0 0 0 2 6 .425
Drew, J, RF 2 3 2 1 3 0 0 .281
Bay, LF 3 2 1 3 1 1 1 .344
Lowell, 3B 3 2 1 1 2 0 0 .237
Varitek, C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .207
Green, N, SS 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 .333
Totals 33 10 12 9 7 7 20  

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (3, Guthrie), Green, N (1, Guthrie).
3B: Drew, J (1, Guthrie).
HR: Bay (3, 2nd inning off Guthrie, 1 on, 0 out), Drew, J (3, 3rd inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Lowell; Pedroia 4; Drew, J 7; Green, N 3; Varitek; Bay 4.
RBI: Bay 3 (10), Ellsbury (3), Ortiz, D (4), Drew, J (7), Green, N 2 (3), Lowell (9).
2-out RBI: Green, N 2; Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis 2; Varitek 2; Ellsbury 2.
SF: Ortiz, D; Bay.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Drew, J (1, 2nd base by Albers/Zaun).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Guthrie 4.2 8 8 5 4 5 2 4.32
Baez (L, 0-1) 1.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 5.14
Albers 2.0 2 0 0 2 1 0 7.50
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny 3.0 6 8 8 5 1 1 11.00
Delcarmen 2.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Lopez, J 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7.36
Ramirez, R (W, 1-0) 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Okajima (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.79
Papelbon (S, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.08

Penny pitched to 1 batter in the 4th.
Lopez, J pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

Game Scores: Guthrie 23, Penny 11.
HBP: Youkilis (by Baez).
Pitches-strikes: Guthrie 103-62, Baez 31-17, Albers 31-16, Penny 85-51, Delcarmen 33-22, Lopez, J 11-4, Ramirez, R 26-17, Okajima 10-8, Papelbon 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Guthrie 5-3, Baez 1-1, Albers 1-0, Penny 3-2, Delcarmen 2-3, Lopez, J 0-0, Ramirez, R 1-3, Okajima 0-1, Papelbon 0-2.
Batters faced: Guthrie 27, Baez 8, Albers 8, Penny 20, Delcarmen 9, Lopez, J 2, Ramirez, R 7, Okajima 2, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Baez 2-0, Delcarmen 1-1, Ramirez, R 2-0, Okajima 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:34.
Att: 38,266.
Venue: Fenway Park.
April 17, 2009
April 17, 2009

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