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Orioles 7, Red Sox 3
Clay Buchholz exited after the fifth with a pitch count of 107. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
Making his first start in two months, Clay Buchholz allowed two runs in the first and two more in the fifth. After the offense was held to an RBI single and two run-scoring groundouts, Manny Delcarmen and Mike Timlin combined to allow three more runs, leading to the series-opening loss.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (45-46)
Won 1
Baltimore 7, Boston 3   BOS
Boston (55-40)
Lost 1
July 11, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1   7 7 1
Boston
0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 1
Standings thru 7/11/08  |  Recap: BAL | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Red Sox stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5231012.295
Jones, CF4111012.280
Markakis, RF2100310.302
Huff, DH3001112.285
Mora, 3B2112110.239
Millar, 1B4000114.239
Scott, LF3000112.259
  1-Payton, PR-LF0100000.243
Hernandez, R, C3000110.238
Fahey, SS4122000.241
Totals307778812 


1-Ran for Scott in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts (33, Buchholz).
3B: Roberts (8, Buchholz).
TB: Roberts 6; Jones; Mora; Fahey 2.
RBI: Jones (41), Mora 2 (48), Roberts (33), Huff (58), Fahey 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Fahey 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott; Jones; Millar; Roberts.
SF: Jones; Huff; Mora.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones (8, 2nd base off Timlin/Varitek), Roberts 2 (27, 2nd base off Buchholz/Varitek, 3rd base off Buchholz/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Fahey (3, fielding).
DP: (Mora-Roberts-Millar).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF5000013.274
Pedroia, 2B3000201.311
Youkilis, 1B5000015.314
Ramirez, M, LF3020101.289
Lowell, 3B4110003.297
Casey, DH4110000.367
Varitek, C4110002.220
Moss, RF4021020.286
Lugo, SS3012102.268
  1-Cora, PR0000000.263
Totals353834417 


1-Ran for Lugo in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Casey (12, Burres), Moss (4, Burres).
TB: Ramirez, M 2; Lowell; Casey 2; Varitek; Moss 3; Lugo.
RBI: Moss (11), Lugo 2 (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellsbury 2; Youkilis 2.
GIDP: Lowell.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Varitek (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Ramirez, M (Mora at 2nd base).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burres (W, 7-5)6.16333205.02
Bradford (H, 13)0.20000002.70
Johnson (H, 15)1.22000102.06
Sherrill (S, 28)0.10001104.08
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buchholz (L, 2-4)5.05445605.70
Lopez 1.00000002.19
Aardsma 1.00000102.77
Delcarmen 1.01222104.70
Timlin 1.01111006.57

IBB: Scott (by Delcarmen).
HBP: Mora (by Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes: Burres 100-53, Bradford 5-3, Johnson 34-23, Sherrill 8-4, Buchholz 107-65, Lopez 7-5, Aardsma 20-13, Delcarmen 30-16, Timlin 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burres 6-11, Bradford 2-0, Johnson 4-0, Sherrill 0-0, Buchholz 5-3, Lopez 2-1, Aardsma 1-1, Delcarmen 1-1, Timlin 1-2.
Batters faced: Burres 28, Bradford 2, Johnson 7, Sherrill 2, Buchholz 24, Lopez 3, Aardsma 3, Delcarmen 7, Timlin 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Bradford 1-0, Sherrill 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 3:29.
Att: 37,779.

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