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Red Sox 8, Marlins 2
David Ortiz led off the pivotal six-run fourth with his fifth homer of the season. (AP)
Tim Wakefield continued his bid to become a first-time All-Star, tossing six innings of two-run ball for his team-leading ninth win and ninth quality start. Wakefield was backed by a six-run fourth, which included David Ortiz's season-high three RBIs -- a homer and two-run single.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/16: BOS 8, FLA 2
  • Wed. 06/17: BOS 6, FLA 1
  • Thu. 06/18: FLA 2, BOS 1
FLA
Florida (32-34)
Lost 1
Boston 8, Florida 2   BOS
Boston (39-25)
Won 1
June 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 7 1
Boston
0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 X   8 13 0
Standings thru 6/16/09  |  Recap: FLA | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Red Sox stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Coghlan, LF 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 .271
Gload, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .304
Ramirez, H, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .329
Cantu, DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .276
Hermida, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .273
Uggla, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .214
Ross, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .266
Baker, Jo, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242
Bonifacio, 3B 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 .249
Totals 32 2 7 2 1 6 8  

BATTING
2B: Cantu (14, Wakefield), Bonifacio (7, Wakefield), Coghlan (6, Wakefield).
TB: Coghlan 3; Cantu 3; Bonifacio 3; Ramirez, H.
RBI: Coghlan 2 (11).
2-out RBI: Coghlan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ross, C; Gload; Uggla.
GIDP: Uggla.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bonifacio (12, 2nd base off Wakefield/Kottaras).

FIELDING
E: Ramirez, H (6, fielding).
Outfield assists: Coghlan (Bay at 2nd base).
DP: (Gload-Ramirez, H-Gload).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .291
Drew, J, RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .263
Youkilis, 1B 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .330
Bay, LF 4 0 1 2 1 0 2 .286
Ortiz, D, DH 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .210
Lowell, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .294
Ellsbury, CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .310
Green, N, SS 4 1 2 2 0 2 0 .292
Kottaras, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .237
Totals 36 8 13 8 4 4 14  

BATTING
2B: Green, N (13, Volstad), Youkilis (16, Badenhop).
HR: Ortiz, D (5, 4th inning off Volstad, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 5; Ellsbury 2; Pedroia 2; Drew, J; Kottaras 2; Green, N 3; Youkilis 2; Bay.
RBI: Green, N 2 (23), Bay 2 (63), Ortiz, D 3 (28), Kottaras (7).
2-out RBI: Green, N; Bay 2; Ortiz, D 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Drew, J; Bay.
GIDP: Drew, J.
Team RISP: 5-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury 2 (27, 2nd base off Volstad/Baker, Jo, 2nd base off Volstad/Baker, Jo).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Bay (Ramirez, H at 2nd base).
DP: (Green, N-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Volstad (L, 4-7) 3.2 9 8 8 2 2 1 4.75
Badenhop 4.1 4 0 0 2 2 0 3.79
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield (W, 9-3) 6.0 6 2 2 1 4 0 4.39
Delcarmen 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.31
Bard 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.29

Game Scores: Volstad , Wakefield .
Pitches-strikes: Volstad 79-44, Badenhop 74-46, Wakefield 93-56, Delcarmen 12-8, Saito 20-13, Bard 10-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Volstad 3-3, Badenhop 8-2, Wakefield 7-2, Delcarmen 1-1, Saito 2-1, Bard 1-0.
Batters faced: Volstad 21, Badenhop 19, Wakefield 23, Delcarmen 3, Saito 3, Bard 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Badenhop 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 59 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 38,149.
Venue: Fenway Park.
June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009

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