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Red Sox 6, Nationals 4
Jon Lester allowed three runs on six hits over six innings of work. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
David Ortiz now has 1,002 career RBIs following a three-run homer in the fourth inning, Jason Varitek drilled a two-run jack in the sixth and Jon Lester pitched his eighth quality start as the Red Sox clinched their third straight series win away from Fenway.
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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 (44-27)
Won 4
Boston 6, Washington 4   WSH
Washington (21-49)
Lost 3
June 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0   6 7 0
Washington
0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0   4 8 0
Standings thru 6/24/09  |  Recap: BOS | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Nationals stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .293
Drew, J, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .255
Youkilis, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .313
Bay, LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .281
Ortiz, D, 1B 3 2 2 3 0 0 0 .219
  Kotsay, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Varitek, C 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .229
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .307
Green, N, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .291
Lester, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Lugo, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .297
  Masterson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Okajima, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Baldelli, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
  Papelbon, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 6 7 6 2 8 6  

a-Struck out for Lester in the 7th. b-Lined out for Okajima in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (20, Stammen), Drew, J (15, Stammen).
HR: Ortiz, D (7, 4th inning off Stammen, 2 on, 2 out), Varitek (11, 6th inning off Stammen, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 5; Pedroia 3; Drew, J 2; Green, N; Varitek 4.
RBI: Ortiz, D 3 (33), Pedroia (29), Varitek 2 (29).
2-out RBI: Ortiz, D 3; Pedroia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis 2.
SAC: Lester.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Green, N-Pedroia-Ortiz, D).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, CF-2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .222
Guzman, C, SS 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .337
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .297
Johnson, N, 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .310
Willingham, LF-RF 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 .254
Dukes, RF-CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .247
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .260
  c-Dunn, A, PH-LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .266
Nieves, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .244
  a-Gonzalez, Al, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .325
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Belliard, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .171
  MacDougal, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Stammen, P 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Bard, PH-C 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247
Totals 34 4 8 4 4 9 15  

a-Struck out for Nieves in the 7th. b-Doubled for Tavarez, J in the 7th. c-Walked for Hernandez, A in the 8th. d-Struck out for Beimel in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman (19, Lester), Bard (8, Masterson).
3B: Guzman, C (4, Masterson).
TB: Zimmerman 2; Guzman, C 4; Stammen; Hernandez, A; Willingham; Dukes; Bard 2.
RBI: Hernandez, A (18), Willingham 2 (15), Guzman, C (16).
2-out RBI: Guzman, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, N; Zimmerman; Belliard.
GIDP: Nieves.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Harris (6, 2nd base off Lester/Varitek).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lester (W, 6-6) 6.0 6 3 3 2 6 0 4.68
Masterson (H, 4) 1.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.70
Okajima (H, 14) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.51
Papelbon (S, 17) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.74
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stammen (L, 1-3) 5.1 7 6 6 1 5 2 5.49
Villone 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.11
Tavarez, J 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.64
Beimel 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.41
MacDougal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.94

Pitches-strikes: Lester 103-67, Masterson 30-18, Okajima 14-9, Papelbon 11-8, Stammen 86-59, Villone 9-6, Tavarez, J 16-9, Beimel 8-8, MacDougal 8-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lester 10-1, Masterson 2-1, Okajima 0-0, Papelbon 1-2, Stammen 9-2, Villone 0-1, Tavarez, J 0-2, Beimel 0-2, MacDougal 2-0.
Batters faced: Lester 25, Masterson 8, Okajima 2, Papelbon 3, Stammen 24, Villone 2, Tavarez, J 4, Beimel 3, MacDougal 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Okajima 1-0.
Ejections: Boston Red Sox Batting Coach Dave Magadan ejected by HP umpire Bob Davidson (4th)
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Mark Carlson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 41,530.
Venue: Nationals Park.
June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009

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