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Pedroia leads charge
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Red Sox 10, Orioles 0
Clay Buchholz allowed just three hits and a walk over seven scoreless innings. (Steven Senne/AP)
Dustin Pedroia belted two of the Red Sox's six homers to back a strong effort from Clay Buchholz in the opening win. Kevin Youkilis, Alex Gonzalez, J.D. Drew and David Ortiz -- who tied Frank Thomas for most homers by a DH -- also went deep.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 09/08: BOS 10, BAL 0
  • Wed. 09/09: BOS 7, BAL 5
BAL
Baltimore (56-82)
Lost 1
Boston 10, Baltimore 0   BOS
Boston (80-58)
Won 1
September 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Boston
3 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 X   10 11 0
Standings thru 9/8/09  |  Recap: BAL | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Red Sox stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
  Andino, 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .226
Pie, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .268
Reimold, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
Markakis, RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .302
  a-Fiorentino, PH-RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
Mora, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .264
  b-Turner, J, PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Wieters, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .268
  Rodriguez, Guill, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Scott, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .254
Wigginton, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .266
Izturis, C, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Totals 32 0 5 0 1 6 10  

a-Grounded out for Markakis in the 7th. b-Struck out for Mora in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Wieters (11, Buchholz).
TB: Andino; Markakis; Wieters 3; Fiorentino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora; Izturis, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Roberts, B-Izturis, C-Wigginton, Andino-Izturis, C-Wigginton).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .300
  1-Gathright, PR-CF-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
Pedroia, 2B 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 .294
  2-Woodward, PR-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .216
Martinez, V, C 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .294
  Brown, D, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Youkilis, 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .311
  Green, N, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Ortiz, D, DH 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 .225
Bay, LF 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 .260
  a-Reddick, PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .206
Drew, J, RF 3 1 1 3 0 1 3 .267
  b-Anderson, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233
Kotchman, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Gonzalez, Alex, SS 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 .230
  Lowrie, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Totals 33 10 11 10 5 7 11  

a-Singled for Bay in the 7th. b-Grounded into a double play for Drew, J in the 7th.
1-Ran for Ellsbury in the 6th. 2-Ran for Pedroia in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Martinez, V (29, Bass), Gonzalez, Alex (18, Castillo, A).
HR: Pedroia 2 (12, 1st inning off Hernandez, D, 1 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Hernandez, D, 0 on, 0 out), Youkilis (24, 1st inning off Hernandez, D, 0 on, 1 out), Gonzalez, Alex (7, 2nd inning off Hernandez, D, 0 on, 2 out), Drew, J (20, 3rd inning off Lambert, 2 on, 2 out), Ortiz, D (23, 7th inning off McCrory, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury; Ortiz, D 5; Gonzalez, Alex 6; Pedroia 8; Drew, J 4; Reddick; Youkilis 4; Martinez, V 2.
RBI: Pedroia 3 (60), Youkilis (83), Gonzalez, Alex (34), Drew, J 3 (59), Martinez, V (92), Ortiz, D (80).
2-out RBI: Gonzalez, Alex; Drew, J 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis 2.
GIDP: Drew, J, Anderson.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, D (L, 4-7) 2.2 4 6 6 2 3 4 5.05
Lambert 1.1 1 2 2 1 1 1 14.63
Bass 0.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.87
Castillo, A 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.38
Ray 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.64
McCrory 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 9.00
Sarfate 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.53
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buchholz (W, 5-3) 7.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 3.92
Bowden 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 10.50

Game Scores: Hernandez, D 27, Buchholz 75.
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, D 83-45, Lambert 23-12, Bass 20-12, Castillo, A 15-9, Ray 14-7, McCrory 16-10, Sarfate 12-9, Buchholz 106-68, Bowden 27-18.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, D 3-1, Lambert 2-0, Bass 0-0, Castillo, A 2-0, Ray 2-0, McCrory 2-0, Sarfate 0-1, Buchholz 10-4, Bowden 3-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, D 14, Lambert 6, Bass 4, Castillo, A 4, Ray 3, McCrory 4, Sarfate 3, Buchholz 25, Bowden 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Lambert 1-1, Castillo, A 3-0, Ray 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 37,647.
Venue: Fenway Park.
September 8, 2009
September 8, 2009

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