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Red Sox 11, Nationals 3
John Lannan allowed three runs in 6 1/3 innings on Tuesday night. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
Though the Nationals struck first, it was the Red Sox who made the pace. Opposing starter Brad Penny's wildness in the fourth and timely hitting in the sixth kept Washington in the game, but it wasn't enough when it came down to the wire, even with a solid outing by John Lannan.
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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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