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Papelbon can't save day

The Sox overcame Daisuke Matsuzaka's early struggles by belting five homers and handed a two-run lead to Jonathan Papelbon, but the closer couldn't shut the door as Boston suffered a crushing defeat.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Two out when winning run scored.
Scutaro, SS5120001.269
Pedroia, 2B3110211.290
Drew, J, RF5223013.280
Youkilis, 1B5222012.311
Martinez, V, C4222011.234
Ortiz, D, DH4121001.235
Beltre, A, 3B4011001.312
Hermida, LF4000001.218
Van Every, J, CF0000000.211
McDonald, D, CF-LF4010000.259
Jeter, SS4110122.268
Gardner, B, CF4320103.323
Teixeira, 1B4111104.224
Rodriguez, Al, DH-3B5224001.284
Cano, 2B5011000.322
Cervelli, C4321010.400
Thames, M, RF4124010.365
Winn, LF4010011.213
Pena, R, 3B3010001.194
a-Miranda, PH0000100.125
Marte, P0000000.000
Vazquez, P0000000.000
a-Walked for Pena, R in the 8th.
2B: Pedroia (14, Hughes, P).
HR: Ortiz, D (7, 4th inning off Hughes, P, 0 on, 2 out), Drew, J (6, 5th inning off Hughes, P, 2 on, 2 out), Martinez, V 2 (5, 6th inning off Logan, 0 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Park, 0 on, 0 out), Youkilis (6, 8th inning off Park, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Scutaro 2; Ortiz, D 5; Beltre, A; Pedroia 2; Drew, J 5; McDonald, D; Youkilis 5; Martinez, V 8.
RBI: Beltre, A (21), Ortiz, D (18), Drew, J 3 (26), Martinez, V 2 (19), Youkilis 2 (19).
2-out RBI: Beltre, A; Ortiz, D; Drew, J 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis.
GIDP: Beltre, A, Pedroia.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

Outfield assists: McDonald, D (Cano at home).

2B: Cervelli (3, Matsuzaka), Teixeira (8, Matsuzaka), Thames, M (4, Matsuzaka), Gardner, B (3, Papelbon).
HR: Rodriguez, Al (5, 9th inning off Papelbon, 1 on, 1 out), Thames, M (2, 9th inning off Papelbon, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Cano; Teixeira 2; Jeter; Cervelli 3; Gardner, B 3; Pena, R; Winn; Rodriguez, Al 5; Thames, M 6.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al 4 (31), Cano (24), Cervelli (15), Thames, M 4 (10), Teixeira (30).
2-out RBI: Teixeira; Thames, M 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, Al; Teixeira 2; Winn.
SF: Thames, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

SB: Pena, R (1, 2nd base off Wakefield/Martinez, V).

DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano-Teixeira, Cano-Jeter-Teixeira).

Bard(H, 8)1.00001202.61
Papelbon(BS, 1)(L, 1-3)0.23440023.32
Hughes, P5.06551322.25
Logan(H, 4)1.02110013.86
Park(BS, 2)1.04330028.10
Vazquez(W, 2-4)0.10000108.01
Park pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

Game Scores: Matsuzaka , Hughes, P .
WP: Matsuzaka, Hughes, P.
HBP: Cervelli (by Papelbon).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 105-63, Wakefield 29-19, Bard 18-9, Papelbon 19-12, Hughes, P 104-71, Logan 13-8, Park 30-17, Marte 26-13, Vazquez 4-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matsuzaka 3-5, Wakefield 3-2, Bard 0-1, Papelbon 0-2, Hughes, P 5-6, Logan 2-0, Park 1-1, Marte 3-2, Vazquez 0-0.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 25, Wakefield 8, Bard 4, Papelbon 6, Hughes, P 22, Logan 4, Park 6, Marte 7, Vazquez 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Wakefield 1-0, Vazquez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 3:47.
Att: 48,267.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
May 17, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media