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Wake solid in loss
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Blue Jays 3, Red Sox 0
Manny Ramirez made a stunning leaping catch to end the fourth. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Tim Wakefield was mostly sharp on Wednesday, holding the Blue Jays to six hits and three runs in seven innings. However, A.J. Burnett did him one better, helping his club avoid a three-game series sweep by holding the Red Sox to just three base hits in 7 2/3 outstanding innings.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (12-17)
Won 1
Toronto 3, Boston 0   BOS
Boston (17-13)
Lost 1
May 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 9 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Standings thru 5/1/08  |  Recap: TOR | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Red Sox stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF5231003.320
Eckstein, SS4010102.248
Rolen, 3B4111002.304
Stairs, DH4010001.312
Wells, V, CF2001000.245
Hill, 2B3010101.273
Stewart, LF4010003.203
Barajas, C3000103.175
Scutaro, 1B2000100.194
  Overbay, 1B1010000.275
Totals323934015 

BATTING
2B: Eckstein (4, Wakefield), Hill (8, Aardsma).
HR: Rios (3, 7th inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rios 6; Eckstein 2; Rolen; Stairs; Hill 2; Stewart; Overbay.
RBI: Rolen (5), Wells, V (18), Rios (15).
2-out RBI: Rolen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas 2; Rios 2; Hill; Rolen.
SF: Wells, V.
GIDP: Rolen.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rios (7, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash), Stewart (1, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash).
CS: Overbay (2, 3rd base by Lopez/Cash).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Eckstein-Hill-Scutaro, Hill).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4000012.293
Youkilis, 1B3000101.295
Ortiz, DH4020001.196
Ramirez, LF2000221.336
Lowell, 3B4010004.195
Moss, RF3000115.235
Crisp, CF4010011.290
Lowrie, SS4000013.286
Cash, C1000210.313
Totals290406718 

BATTING
2B: Lowell (2, Burnett).
TB: Ortiz 2; Lowell 2; Crisp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowrie 3; Moss.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Cash (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Crisp (Eckstein at home).
DP: (Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (W, 3-2)7.23005504.82
Carlson (H, 2)0.10000001.38
Ryan (S, 3)1.01001200.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 2-1)7.06334014.03
Aardsma 1.01000003.07
Lopez 0.22000004.22
Timlin 0.100000012.79

Balk: Ryan.
HBP: Wells, V (by Wakefield), Rolen (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 112-68, Carlson 3-3, Ryan 27-16, Wakefield 97-56, Aardsma 12-7, Lopez 13-8, Timlin 5-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burnett 5-12, Carlson 0-1, Ryan 0-1, Wakefield 9-11, Aardsma 2-1, Lopez 1-0, Timlin 1-0.
Batters faced: Burnett 29, Carlson 1, Ryan 5, Wakefield 31, Aardsma 4, Lopez 3, Timlin 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Timlin 1-0.
EjectionsToronto Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons ejected by 2B umpire Bruce Dreckman. (9th).
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 55 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 37,821.

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