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Red Sox sparked by Ortiz's blast

The Red Sox had trouble solving James Shields early, but after he allowed a single and a double in the fifth, David Ortiz delivered the big blow -- just the beginning on a night in which Adrian Beltre notched four hits.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jaso, C4210110.270
Crawford, C, LF5140000.315
Longoria, 3B5011004.296
Pena, C, 1B4000113.198
Zobrist, CF-RF3112202.293
Joyce, DH3000011.083
a-Aybar, W, PH-DH2112011.237
Rodriguez, S, RF-2B4020001.256
Brignac, 2B3010001.273
b-Upton, B, PH-CF1010000.226
Bartlett, SS4000014.223
Totals3851254517.253
a-Homered for Joyce in the 8th. b-Tripled for Brignac in the 8th.
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Scutaro, SS4110123.283
Nava, LF4011012.291
1-McDonald, D, PR-LF1000001.269
Ortiz, D, DH3113203.253
Youkilis, 1B4100113.301
Drew, J, RF2100111.272
Beltre, A, 3B4240000.349
Varitek, C3012013.261
Hall, 2B3112101.237
Cameron, CF4110023.265
Totals3281086820.278
1-Ran for Nava in the 6th.
BATTING
2B: Crawford, C (17, Lackey).
3B: Upton, B (3, Okajima).
HR: Aybar, W (5, 8th inning off Okajima, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Longoria; Upton, B 3; Crawford, C 5; Rodriguez, S 2; Zobrist; Aybar, W 4; Brignac; Jaso.
RBI: Longoria (53), Aybar, W 2 (20), Zobrist 2 (40).
2-out RBI: Longoria; Zobrist 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zobrist; Pena, C; Bartlett 2; Aybar, W.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C 2 (28, 3rd base off Lackey/Varitek, 2nd base off Atchison/Varitek), Rodriguez, S (5, 2nd base off Lackey/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Bartlett-Rodriguez, S-Pena, C).

BATTING
2B: Beltre, A 2 (23, Shields, Cormier), Scutaro (20, Shields).
HR: Ortiz, D (17, 5th inning off Shields, 2 on, 2 out), Hall (6, 7th inning off Sonnanstine, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Scutaro 2; Ortiz, D 4; Beltre, A 6; Hall 4; Cameron; Nava; Varitek.
RBI: Ortiz, D 3 (50), Varitek 2 (16), Nava (11), Hall 2 (19).
2-out RBI: Ortiz, D 3; Nava; Hall 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hall; Varitek 2; Ortiz, D 2.
SF: Varitek.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Lackey (2, pickoff).
Outfield assists: McDonald, D (Crawford, C at 3rd base).

Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields(L, 6-8)5.07552614.76
Wheeler, D0.20001203.33
Cormier1.02221004.85
Sonnanstine1.11112013.67
Totals8.010886823.57
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey(W, 9-3)7.08112304.46
Okajima0.22221015.81
Bard0.10000002.04
Atchison0.11221004.81
Richardson, D0.11000103.86
Papelbon(S, 18)0.10000103.82
Totals9.012554514.27
Shields pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Shields.
HBP: Drew, J (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 109-74, Wheeler, D 13-7, Cormier 16-9, Sonnanstine 27-16, Lackey 108-69, Okajima 21-10, Bard 5-4, Atchison 13-8, Richardson, D 11-8, Papelbon 6-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 4-3, Wheeler, D 0-0, Cormier 1-1, Sonnanstine 1-2, Lackey 6-7, Okajima 1-1, Bard 0-0, Atchison 0-0, Richardson, D 0-0, Papelbon 0-0.
Batters faced: Shields 25, Wheeler, D 3, Cormier 6, Sonnanstine 6, Lackey 30, Okajima 5, Bard 1, Atchison 3, Richardson, D 2, Papelbon 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Wheeler, D 2-0, Cormier 3-1, Sonnanstine 1-1, Bard 1-0, Richardson, D 2-2, Papelbon 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:30.
Att: 38,013.
Venue: Fenway Park.
June 29, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media