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Braves 2, Red Sox 1
Brad Penny's ERA stands at 4.79 after Sunday's loss to the Braves. (Gregory Smith/AP)
The surging Red Sox had high hopes of sealing a series sweep entering Sunday, but those dreams were easily doused by Tommy Hanson, who puzzled Boston's offense. Brad Penny served up two solo home runs, but those were more than enough for Atlanta to salvage the finale.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (46-29)
Lost 1
Atlanta 2, Boston 1   ATL
Atlanta (35-40)
Won 1
June 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 5 1
Atlanta
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X   2 6 2
Standings thru 6/28/09  |  Recap: BOS | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Braves stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288
Drew, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
Youkilis, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .313
Bay, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .277
Ortiz, D, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .220
Varitek, C 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .235
  1-Kottaras, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .297
Green, N, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Penny, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Saito, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Kotsay, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
  Bard, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 5 1 2 5 11  

a-Struck out for Saito in the 8th.
1-Ran for Varitek in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Varitek (16, O'Flaherty).
TB: Ortiz, D; Youkilis; Varitek 3; Bay.
RBI: Varitek (30).
2-out RBI: Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellsbury 2.
GIDP: Pedroia, Green, N.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ortiz, D (1, fielding).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Blanco, G, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .148
Johnson, K, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .216
Jones, C, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .289
McCann, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .316
Anderson, G, LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .284
Kotchman, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .269
Francoeur, RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .248
Hernandez, Di, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .130
Hanson, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .222
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Diaz, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
  Soriano, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gonzalez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 2 6 2 1 4 14  

a-Grounded out for Moylan in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kotchman (18, Penny), Anderson, G (12, Penny).
HR: Jones, C (9, 1st inning off Penny, 0 on, 2 out), Anderson, G (4, 4th inning off Penny, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hanson; Kotchman 2; Anderson, G 6; Francoeur; Jones, C 4.
RBI: Jones, C (33), Anderson, G (27).
2-out RBI: Jones, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hanson; McCann; Blanco, G; Hernandez, Di; Jones, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson, K 2 (4, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Saito/Varitek), Francoeur (5, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Jones, C (13, fielding), Johnson, K (6, fielding).
DP: 2 (Johnson, K-Hernandez, Di-Kotchman, Johnson, K-Kotchman).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny (L, 6-3) 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 2 4.79
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.96
Bard 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.44
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hanson (W, 4-0) 6.0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2.48
O'Flaherty (H, 7) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
Moylan (H, 11) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.25
Soriano, R (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.26
Gonzalez, M (S, 9) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.25

HBP: Francoeur (by Penny).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 106-73, Saito 18-10, Bard 13-10, Hanson 97-63, O'Flaherty 11-8, Moylan 2-1, Soriano, R 9-7, Gonzalez, M 19-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Penny 14-1, Saito 1-1, Bard 1-1, Hanson 6-8, O'Flaherty 1-0, Moylan 1-0, Soriano, R 0-2, Gonzalez, M 1-0.
Batters faced: Penny 26, Saito 4, Bard 3, Hanson 22, O'Flaherty 3, Moylan 1, Soriano, R 3, Gonzalez, M 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Moylan 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Marty Foster.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 41,463.
Venue: Turner Field.
June 28, 2009
June 28, 2009

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