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Box > Baltimore 8, Boston 4
O's cook up a baker's dozen
Bruce Chen allowed just three runs over six-plus frames, Brian Roberts had three hits and B.J. Surhoff belted a two-run homer in the fourth inning -- his first of the season -- as the Orioles cruised to an easy victory.
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Bruce Chen allowed just three runs to notch his second victory of the season. (Winslow Townson/AP)
David Wells lasted only 3 2/3 innings and left with an injured right foot. David Ortiz had three hits, Johnny Damon went 3-for-3 and Jason Varitek blasted a solo home run in the loss.
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Baltimore (17-7)
Won 8
Baltimore 8, Boston 4   BOS
Boston (13-11)
Won 2
April 25, 2005
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Baltimore
1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0   8 13 1
Boston
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   4 12 2
Standings through 4/25/05  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5132012.378
Mora, 3B5010013.280
Tejada, SS5011001.317
Sosa, RF5010041.293
Lopez, J, DH3220201.353
Surhoff, LF5222014.194
Matos, CF3221100.339
Gomez, 1B2110012.375
Palmeiro, 1B1000011.221
Gil, C4001013.280
Totals38813731018 

BATTING
2B: Matos (2, Wells), Roberts (2, Neal), Lopez, J (7, Mantei), Mora (5, Halama).
HR: Surhoff (1, 4th inning off Wells, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts 4; Mora 2; Tejada; Sosa; Lopez, J 3; Surhoff 5; Matos 3; Gomez.
RBI: Tejada (23), Matos (11), Gil (4), Surhoff 2 (2), Roberts 2 (22).
2-out RBI: Roberts 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora; Surhoff 2.
S: Gomez.
GIDP: Roberts.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts 2 (9, 2nd base off Wells/Varitek, 3rd base off Wells/Varitek), Matos 2 (6, 2nd base off Embree/Varitek, 3rd base off Embree/Varitek).
CS: Tejada (1, 2nd base by Wells/Varitek).
PO: Tejada (1st base by Wells).

FIELDING
E: Matos (3, fielding).
Outfield assists: Matos (Ortiz at 2nd base), Surhoff (Vazquez at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Mora-Roberts-Palmeiro, Matos-Roberts).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF3130200.358
Renteria, SS5111016.238
Ramirez, M, DH5000004.250
Ortiz, 1B4130001.282
Millar, LF4011002.290
Varitek, C4121013.328
Payton, RF4000001.242
Bellhorn, 2B4000011.227
Vazquez, 3B2020100.231
a-Mueller, PH1000010.234
Totals3641233418 

a-Struck out for Vazquez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Varitek (2, Williams).
HR: Varitek (5, 6th inning off Chen, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 3; Renteria; Ortiz 3; Millar; Varitek 6; Vazquez 2.
RBI: Renteria (9), Millar (9), Varitek (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria; Varitek; Ramirez, M; Bellhorn.
GIDP: Renteria.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Ortiz (1, fielding), Varitek (1, throw).
DP: (Renteria-Bellhorn-Ortiz).
Pickoffs: Wells (Tejada at 1st base).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chen (W, 2-1)6.09333313.62
Williams (H, 2)2.02100000.00
Ryan 1.01000102.79
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells (L, 2-3)3.28661414.91
Neal 2.13110006.75
Mantei 0.21000104.70
Embree 1.10101404.50
Halama 1.01001103.52

Chen pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Chen.
Pitches-strikes: Chen 102-64, Williams 29-20, Ryan 17-13, Wells 69-44, Neal 30-19, Mantei 14-8, Embree 19-14, Halama 21-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chen 7-7, Williams 4-2, Ryan 2-0, Wells 5-1, Neal 4-3, Mantei 0-1, Embree 0-0, Halama 0-2.
Batters faced: Chen 28, Williams 7, Ryan 4, Wells 19, Neal 10, Mantei 3, Embree 5, Halama 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Williams 2-0, Neal 1-0, Embree 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 35,003.

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