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Bullpen sinks Sox
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Orioles 6, Red Sox 3
Jacoby Ellsbury scampers home on a first-inning single by Dustin Pedroia. (Nick Wass/AP)
Jason Varitek and Mike Lowell went deep to back starter Jon Lester, who left with the lead after six solid innings, but Hideki Okajima gave up a go-ahead grand slam to Jay Payton in the seventh, and Boston could not bounce back.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (24-19)
Lost 4
Baltimore 6, Boston 3   BAL
Baltimore (21-19)
Won 2
May 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   3 12 0
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 5/14/08  |  Recap: BAL  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Orioles stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, RF4130000.282
Pedroia, 2B4011003.306
Ortiz, DH4000011.234
Ramirez, LF4010000.308
Lowell, 3B4121001.273
Youkilis, 1B4020001.318
Varitek, C4121002.263
Cora, SS4000002.474
Van Every, J, CF3010020.333
Totals3531230310 

BATTING
2B: Youkilis 2 (14, Cabrera, D, Cabrera, D).
HR: Varitek (4, 5th inning off Cabrera, D, 0 on, 1 out), Lowell (4, 6th inning off Cabrera, D, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellsbury 3; Pedroia; Ramirez; Lowell 5; Youkilis 4; Varitek 5; Van Every, J.
RBI: Pedroia (21), Varitek (15), Lowell (11).
2-out RBI: Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cora; Pedroia; Varitek.
GIDP: Ortiz; Pedroia; Lowell; Youkilis.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (15, 2nd base off Cabrera, D/Quiroz).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Huff at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Ramirez-Pedroia-Youkilis, Lester-Cora-Youkilis).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3210111.265
Payton, LF4115001.228
Markakis, RF3011100.261
Huff, 3B4010011.262
Millar, 1B4000013.230
Scott, DH4000010.271
Jones, CF2010110.235
Bynum, SS3110012.318
Quiroz, C3220001.211
Totals30686369 

BATTING
2B: Roberts (11, Lester).
HR: Payton (3, 7th inning off Okajima, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Payton 4; Markakis; Huff; Jones; Bynum; Quiroz 2.
RBI: Payton 5 (11), Markakis (18).
2-out RBI: Payton 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Roberts.
GIDP: Bynum.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones (4, 2nd base off Lester/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Bynum-Roberts-Millar 2, Roberts-Bynum-Millar 2).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester 6.05222403.95
Lopez (H, 3)0.21110103.45
Hansen (L, 0-2)0.01221008.44
Okajima (BS, 4)1.11110110.93
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cabrera, D (W, 4-1)7.010330323.58
Albers (H, 2)1.00000002.30
Sherrill (S, 15)1.02000003.79

Hansen pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Lester 86-54, Lopez 11-8, Hansen 11-6, Okajima 19-13, Cabrera, D 103-65, Albers 7-5, Sherrill 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lester 9-4, Lopez 0-1, Hansen 0-0, Okajima 2-1, Cabrera, D 14-4, Albers 1-2, Sherrill 2-1.
Batters faced: Lester 23, Lopez 3, Hansen 2, Okajima 5, Cabrera, D 28, Albers 3, Sherrill 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Hansen 1-0, Okajima 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 28,939.

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