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Jasons lead charge
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Red Sox 11, Nationals 3
Jason Bay is greeted in the Red Sox's dugout after his solo homer Tuesday. (AP)
While their hosts certainly were pesky against Brad Penny, the Red Sox stayed a step ahead of the Nats. Jason Bay went 4-for-6 with a homer that evened the score in the second, and Jason Varitek's sac fly plated the go-ahead run in the seventh. In the eighth, Boston poured it on.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/23: BOS 11, WSH 3
  • Wed. 06/24: BOS 6, WSH 4
  • Thu. 06/25: WSH 9, BOS 3
BOS
Boston (43-27)
Won 3
Boston 11, Washington 3   WSH
Washington (21-48)
Lost 2
June 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 1 0 1 1 0 1 6 1   11 17 0
Washington
1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   3 8 1
Standings thru 6/23/09  |  Recap: BOS | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Nationals stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 6 2 3 0 0 0 2 .290
Drew, J, RF 3 1 0 0 2 3 2 .254
  Saito, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Kotsay, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
  Bard, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Youkilis, 1B 5 2 2 2 1 0 2 .318
Bay, LF 6 3 4 3 0 1 2 .286
Lowell, 3B 5 0 1 0 1 0 4 .286
Varitek, C 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .228
  Brown, D, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ellsbury, CF 4 1 4 3 1 0 0 .311
Green, N, SS 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .292
Penny, P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
  Delcarmen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Okajima, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Baldelli, PH-RF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .279
Totals 43 11 17 11 6 4 25  

a-Singled for Okajima in the 8th. b-Flied out for Saito in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia 2 (19, Lannan, Hanrahan), Youkilis (17, Hanrahan).
3B: Ellsbury 2 (3, Lannan, Colome).
HR: Bay (19, 2nd inning off Lannan, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury 8; Lowell; Baldelli; Pedroia 5; Green, N; Youkilis 3; Varitek; Bay 7.
RBI: Bay 3 (69), Ellsbury 3 (24), Youkilis 2 (42), Varitek 2 (27), Green, N (26).
2-out RBI: Ellsbury 3; Varitek; Green, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Penny; Varitek; Pedroia; Green, N 2; Lowell.
SF: Varitek.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team RISP: 6-for-18.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (30, 2nd base off Lannan/Bard).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Green, N-Youkilis, Lowell-Youkilis, Youkilis-Green, N-Bard).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .335
Johnson, N, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .315
Zimmerman, 3B 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .297
Dunn, A, LF 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 .266
Willingham, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .252
Bard, C 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .241
Harris, CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .231
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wells, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Colome, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Kearns, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .196
Lannan, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .111
  Gonzalez, Al, 2B 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .329
Totals 32 3 8 2 6 8 17  

a-Singled for Hanrahan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Dunn, A (10, Penny), Harris (10, Penny).
TB: Zimmerman 2; Guzman, C 2; Kearns; Dunn, A 2; Harris 2; Bard.
RBI: Dunn, A (50), Harris (12).
2-out RBI: Dunn, A; Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willingham; Lannan 2; Hernandez, A; Bard.
GIDP: Johnson, N 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Zimmerman (9, throw).
DP: (Guzman, C-Hernandez, A-Johnson, N).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny 5.2 6 3 3 3 6 0 4.93
Delcarmen (W, 2-1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.22
Okajima (H, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.53
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.49
Bard 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.76
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lannan 6.1 9 3 3 2 3 1 3.44
Tavarez, J (L, 3-5) 0.1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3.77
Villone 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.18
Wells, K 0.1 0 2 2 2 0 0 6.49
Colome 0.2 4 3 3 0 0 0 8.25
Hanrahan 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.68

Delcarmen pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Villone pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Penny, Lannan.
IBB: Green, N (by Lannan), Lowell (by Tavarez, J).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 112-68, Delcarmen 12-5, Okajima 8-5, Saito 15-8, Bard 23-13, Lannan 109-69, Tavarez, J 15-9, Villone 9-3, Wells, K 14-4, Colome 19-12, Hanrahan 22-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Penny 6-4, Delcarmen 0-1, Okajima 1-0, Saito 1-0, Bard 2-0, Lannan 5-5, Tavarez, J 1-1, Villone 0-1, Wells, K 0-1, Colome 1-1, Hanrahan 1-1.
Batters faced: Penny 25, Delcarmen 2, Okajima 2, Saito 4, Bard 5, Lannan 29, Tavarez, J 4, Villone 3, Wells, K 3, Colome 6, Hanrahan 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 1-0, Okajima 1-0, Villone 2-0, Wells, K 1-0, Colome 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 41,517.
Venue: Nationals Park.
June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009

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