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Boxscore > Baltimore 7, Boston 2
For Openers, Javy is smashing
Baltimore -- With the game-time temperature at 43 degrees and the bone-chilling wind making it feel even colder for Sunday's Opening Night, it's no wonder that Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez took awhile to get warmed up.

As it turned out, by the time Martinez did get into a groove, it was too late. Fueled by a three-run second inning, the Orioles rolled.

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Javy Lopez homered on the first pitch he saw from Pedro Martinez on Sunday. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
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Baltimore -- Could Sunday night have gone any better for the Orioles?

They beat Pedro Martinez and the Red Sox in front of a nationwide audience. And their reintroduction into baseball's consciousness was fueled by the four players -- Miguel Tejada, Javy Lopez, Rafael Palmeiro and Sidney Ponson -- who were signed this winter to make the resurgence happen.

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Boston (0-1)
Lost 1
Baltimore 7, Boston 2  
Baltimore (1-0)
Won 1
April 4, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 11 2
Baltimore
0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 X   7 11 1
Standings through 4/4/04  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Orioles Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5001005.000
Mueller, 3B5030002.600
Ramirez, LF5021012.400
Ortiz, DH2000113.000
b-Burks, PH-DH1000000.000
Millar, 1B5010013.200
Kapler, RF5030000.600
Varitek, C4100125.000
Bellhorn, 2B3020100.667
Reese, SS1100202.000
a-Daubach, PH0000100.000
1-Crespo, PR-SS0000000.000
Totals3621126522 

a-Walked for Reese in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Ortiz in the 9th.
1-Ran for Daubach in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bellhorn (1, Ponson).
TB: Mueller 3; Ramirez 2; Millar; Kapler 3; Bellhorn 3.
RBI: Ramirez (1), Damon (1).
2-out RBI: Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz, Reese 2, Millar, Damon, Mueller, Varitek.
GIDP: Varitek, Ramirez.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kapler (1, 2nd base by Ponson/Lopez, J).

FIELDING
E: Martinez, P (1, throw), Crespo (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Ramirez (Mora at 3rd base).
DP: (Bellhorn-Reese-Millar).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4000113.000
Mora, 3B4110123.250
Tejada, SS4120003.500
Palmeiro, 1B3121100.667
Lopez, J, C4133002.750
Gibbons, RF4110002.250
Segui, DH3110000.333
1-Bautista, J, PR-DH0100000.000
Bigbie, LF4000022.000
Matos, CF4011020.250
Totals3471153715 


1-Ran for Segui in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lopez, J (1, Timlin), Segui (1, Williamson).
HR: Lopez, J (1, 2nd inning off Martinez, P, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Mora; Tejada 2; Palmeiro 2; Lopez, J 7; Gibbons; Segui 2; Matos.
RBI: Lopez, J 3 (3), Matos (1), Palmeiro (1).
2-out RBI: Palmeiro, Lopez, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada 2, Lopez, J, Gibbons.
GIDP: Gibbons.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gibbons (1, 2nd base off Martinez, P/Varitek), Matos (1, 2nd base off Martinez, P/Varitek).
CS: Roberts (1, 2nd base by Timlin/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Mora (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Roberts-Tejada-Palmeiro 2, Lopez, J-Tejada).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Martinez, P (L, 0-1)6.07321513.00
Timlin 0.233321040.50
Embree 0.10000000.00
Williamson 1.01100100.00
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (W, 1-0)5.27113301.59
Lopez, R (H, 1)1.11001000.00
DeJean 0.111120027.00
Ryan (S, 1)1.22000200.00

HBP: Segui (by Martinez, P), Ortiz (by Ponson).
Pitches-strikes: Martinez, P 93-58, Timlin 22-10, Embree 6-3, Williamson 17-11, Ponson 111-69, Lopez, R 23-11, DeJean 21-9, Ryan 30-23.
Ground outs-fly outs: Martinez, P 6-6, Timlin 0-0, Embree 0-1, Williamson 2-0, Ponson 8-5, Lopez, R 3-1, DeJean 0-1, Ryan 3-0.
Batters faced: Martinez, P 26, Timlin 6, Embree 1, Williamson 5, Ponson 27, Lopez, R 5, DeJean 4, Ryan 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Embree 1-0, Lopez, R 2-0, Ryan 3-1.
T: 3:21.
Att: 47,683.

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