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Box > Baltimore 9, Boston 3
Birds scream Geronimo
Geronimo Gil, Miguel Tejada and Sammy Sosa each blasted home runs over the Green Monster while Sidney Ponson allowed three unearned runs in 6 2/3 innings. Besides notching a dinger, Tejada roped three doubles and crossed home plate three times.
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Geronimo Gil launches a three-run home run in the second inning. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Tim Wakefield suffered his fourth straight loss, yielding seven runs and nine hits in 5 2/3 frames. Manny Ramirez's two-run single in the seventh pulled Boston within four, but the rally quickly ended with the bases loaded and the tying run at the plate.
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Baltimore (32-20)
Won 1
Baltimore 9, Boston 3   BOS
Boston (28-24)
Lost 1
June 1, 2005
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Baltimore
0 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 2   9 11 2
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0   3 9 1
Standings through 6/1/05  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Newhan, CF5110001.188
Mora, 3B4111110.297
Tejada, SS5341001.329
Sosa, RF4111102.246
Palmeiro, 1B3001100.271
Surhoff, LF3112121.291
Gibbons, DH5000005.262
Gomez, 2B3110000.425
Gil, C4123011.203
Totals3691194411 

BATTING
2B: Tejada 3 (16, Wakefield, Wakefield, Mantei), Gomez (5, Wakefield).
HR: Gil (2, 2nd inning off Wakefield, 2 on, 2 out), Tejada (14, 3rd inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 1 out), Sosa (5, 3rd inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Newhan; Mora; Tejada 10; Sosa 4; Surhoff; Gomez 2; Gil 5.
RBI: Gil 3 (11), Tejada (46), Sosa (17), Surhoff 2 (14), Mora (31), Palmeiro (21).
2-out RBI: Gil 3; Surhoff; Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sosa; Gibbons 2.
SF: Palmeiro; Surhoff.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomez (2, 2nd base off Wakefield/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Tejada (9, throw), Gomez (1, fielding).
DP: (Tejada-Gomez-Palmeiro).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4021002.354
Renteria, SS5000016.286
Ortiz, DH3020210.302
Ramirez, M, LF5022012.257
Nixon, RF3010003.310
a-Payton, PH-RF1000100.224
Varitek, C3000004.311
Shoppach, C1000003.000
Millar, 1B4110003.237
Mueller, 3B3100122.264
Bellhorn, 2B4110001.244
Totals363934526 

a-Walked for Nixon in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Damon 2; Ortiz 2; Ramirez, M 2; Nixon; Millar; Bellhorn.
RBI: Damon (26), Ramirez, M 2 (43).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar; Shoppach 2; Renteria.
SF: Damon.
GIDP: Renteria.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Millar (5, fielding).
Outfield assists: Nixon (Gomez at home).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (W, 6-3)6.28303305.11
Kline 0.00001005.30
Williams (H, 4)0.10000003.27
Julio 1.01000102.36
Baldwin 1.00000100.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 4-5)5.29772335.03
Arroyo 1.10000103.98
Mantei 1.02222003.00
Embree 1.00000005.32

Kline pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Mantei pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

HBP: Gomez (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Ponson 97-59, Kline 7-3, Williams 6-3, Julio 15-11, Baldwin 12-7, Wakefield 93-60, Arroyo 13-8, Mantei 30-17, Embree 14-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ponson 7-10, Kline 0-0, Williams 1-0, Julio 1-1, Baldwin 1-1, Wakefield 4-9, Arroyo 2-1, Mantei 0-3, Embree 1-2.
Batters faced: Ponson 31, Kline 1, Williams 1, Julio 5, Baldwin 3, Wakefield 29, Arroyo 4, Mantei 7, Embree 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Kline 2-0, Williams 3-0, Arroyo 1-0, Embree 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 59 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:01.
Att: 35,527.

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