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Bullpen struggles
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Red Sox 11, Orioles 5
Felix Pie slides past Alex Gonzalez for a fourth-inning double. (Rob Carr/AP)
David Hernandez allowed just three runs over six innings, but the Orioles' bullpen struggled after the rookie exited. Ty Wigginton bashed two long balls while Melvin Mora and Felix Pie each homered as the O's lost their 15th game to the Sox.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (88-59)
Won 2
Boston 11, Baltimore 5   BAL
Baltimore (60-88)
Lost 3
September 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 0   11 17 0
Baltimore
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2   5 12 1
Standings thru 9/19/09  |  Recap: BOS | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Orioles stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 0 1 0 1 0 4 .301
Pedroia, 2B 6 2 2 0 0 0 4 .295
Martinez, V, C 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .297
  c-Kottaras, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .227
Youkilis, 1B-3B 5 2 1 1 1 1 3 .309
Ortiz, D, DH 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .233
Drew, J, RF 5 2 3 4 0 0 1 .269
  Lowrie, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158
Lowell, 3B 4 0 3 2 0 0 1 .296
  1-Anderson, PR-LF-RF 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .237
Reddick, LF 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 .238
  a-Baldelli, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
  b-Kotchman, PH-1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
Gonzalez, Al, SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .234
  Gathright, LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278
Totals 44 11 17 11 4 3 24  

a-Batted for Reddick in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Baldelli in the 7th. c-Struck out for Martinez, V in the 9th.
1-Ran for Lowell in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Drew, J (28, Hernandez, Da), Ortiz, D 2 (32, Hernandez, Da, Castillo, A).
HR: Reddick (2, 2nd inning off Hernandez, Da, 1 on, 2 out), Drew, J (21, 8th inning off McCrory, 2 on, 2 out), Anderson (3, 8th inning off McCrory, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellsbury; Ortiz, D 4; Lowell 3; Anderson 4; Gonzalez, Al; Drew, J 7; Pedroia 2; Reddick 4; Youkilis; Martinez, V; Gathright.
RBI: Reddick 2 (4), Lowell 2 (72), Youkilis (86), Drew, J 4 (63), Ortiz, D (84), Anderson (15).
2-out RBI: Reddick 2; Drew, J 3; Anderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Ellsbury 2; Gonzalez, Al 2; Youkilis.
SF: Ortiz, D.
Team RISP: 6-for-18.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pedroia (18, 2nd base off Albers, M/Moeller).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Gonzalez, Al-Pedroia-Youkilis, Gonzalez, Al-Pedroia-Kotchman, Pedroia-Lowrie-Kotchman).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .286
  Aubrey, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .306
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .254
Wieters, DH 5 0 3 1 0 1 3 .276
Markakis, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295
  a-Andino, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Mora, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .262
  b-Turner, J, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Wigginton, 1B-2B 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .268
Pie, CF 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .263
Moeller, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .256
  Rodriguez, Guill, C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Fiorentino, LF-RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .281
Totals 36 5 12 5 3 5 16  

a-Grounded out for Markakis in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Mora in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts, B (53, Lester), Pie (9, Lester).
HR: Wigginton 2 (10, 2nd inning off Lester, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 0 out), Mora (8, 4th inning off Lester, 0 on, 0 out), Pie (9, 9th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Izturis, C; Roberts, B 2; Wigginton 8; Mora 4; Wieters 3; Pie 7; Fiorentino.
RBI: Wieters (36), Wigginton 2 (36), Mora (43), Pie (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fiorentino.
GIDP: Mora, Izturis, C, Wieters.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Wigginton (7, fielding).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lester (W, 14-7) 6.0 10 3 3 0 4 2 3.33
Wagner, B (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.74
Saito 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.49
Delcarmen 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 2 3.74
Ramirez, R 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.74
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, Da 6.0 7 3 3 3 1 1 5.34
Albers, M (L, 2-6) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.43
Castillo, A 0.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.38
Meredith 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.13
McCrory 0.2 3 5 0 1 0 2 13.50
Sarfate 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.35
Lambert 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 13.00

Lester pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Delcarmen pitched to 4 batters in the 9th.
Castillo, A pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Lester 102-62, Wagner, B 14-9, Saito 12-8, Delcarmen 21-10, Ramirez, R 13-9, Hernandez, Da 93-57, Albers, M 21-12, Castillo, A 10-8, Meredith 8-5, McCrory 26-15, Sarfate 5-3, Lambert 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lester 10-2, Wagner, B 1-1, Saito 2-0, Delcarmen 0-0, Ramirez, R 1-0, Hernandez, Da 4-4, Albers, M 1-0, Castillo, A 0-0, Meredith 1-0, McCrory 2-1, Sarfate 1-0, Lambert 1-1.
Batters faced: Lester 27, Wagner, B 2, Saito 3, Delcarmen 4, Ramirez, R 3, Hernandez, Da 28, Albers, M 3, Castillo, A 3, Meredith 2, McCrory 7, Sarfate 1, Lambert 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Wagner, B 1-0, Ramirez, R 2-0, Castillo, A 1-1, Meredith 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:28.
Att: 39,285.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
September 19, 2009
September 19, 2009

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