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Sox unable to capitalize, back Lester

All-Star Jon Lester allowed three earned runs over eight impressive innings, but took the loss as the Sox, despite drawing six walks, could not come through with runners in scoring position and lost the series.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4130001.275
Young, M, 3B3010112.300
Kinsler, 2B4011012.306
Guerrero, LF3000102.322
Murphy, Dv, LF0000000.263
Hamilton, DH4110003.347
Cruz, N, RF4121010.319
Davis, C, 1B4000011.186
Treanor, C3000120.224
Borbon, CF3110021.273
Totals324923812.278
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Scutaro, SS5010023.277
McDonald, D, RF-LF3000111.268
Ortiz, D, DH4000032.256
Youkilis, 1B3120100.301
Beltre, A, 3B4011013.328
Cameron, CF4111021.282
Hall, 2B3000120.230
Nava, LF1000202.291
Cash, C1000011.167
Brown, D, C2000011.000
a-Drew, J, PH-RF1000111.274
Totals3125261415.272
a-Walked for Brown, D in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (15, Lester), Borbon (7, Lester), Andrus (11, Lester).
TB: Kinsler; Andrus 4; Hamilton; Cruz, N 3; Borbon 2; Young, M.
RBI: Cruz, N (47), Kinsler (32).
2-out RBI: Cruz, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, M; Kinsler.
GIDP: Kinsler, Hamilton 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Borbon (9, home off Lester/Brown, D), Andrus (24, 2nd base off Lester/Brown, D).
CS: Andrus (11, 2nd base by Lester/Brown, D).
PO: Andrus (1st base by Lester).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (3, fielding).
DP: 2 (Andrus-Kinsler-Davis, C 2).

BATTING
2B: Beltre, A (27, Wilson, C), Scutaro (23, Wilson, C).
HR: Cameron (4, 9th inning off Feliz, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Scutaro 2; Youkilis 2; Cameron 4; Beltre, A 2.
RBI: Beltre, A (57), Cameron (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre, A 2; Scutaro 2.
GIDP: Nava, Brown, D.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Beltre, A (15, missed catch).
DP: 3 (Beltre, A-Hall-Youkilis, Scutaro-Youkilis, Scutaro-Hall-Youkilis).
Pickoffs: Lester (Andrus at 1st base).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wilson, C(W, 8-5)6.231151003.23
O'Day(H, 12)0.10001001.42
Francisco, F(H, 12)1.01000204.07
Feliz(S, 24)1.01110213.86
Totals9.052261413.91
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester(L, 11-4)8.09433602.81
Bowden1.00000200.00
Totals9.09433804.33
Pitches-strikes: Wilson, C 113-62, O'Day 12-6, Francisco, F 15-11, Feliz 24-15, Lester 118-75, Bowden 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wilson, C 5-3, O'Day 0-1, Francisco, F 0-0, Feliz 1-0, Lester 9-4, Bowden 0-1.
Batters faced: Wilson, C 26, O'Day 2, Francisco, F 4, Feliz 5, Lester 32, Bowden 3.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 89 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:57.
Att: 37,431.
Venue: Fenway Park.
July 18, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media