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Box > Boston 9, Texas 2
Red Sox offense alive and well
Bronson Arroyo allowed just two runs and five hits over seven innings as the Red Sox snapped their three-game losing streak. Johnny Damon, Trot Nixon and Jason Varitek each went deep, and Kevin Youkilis went 3-for-5.
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Bronson Arroyo notched his third win and turned in another quality outing. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Michael Young and Hank Blalock each went 2-for-4, but the Rangers managed just two runs and six hits on Saturday night. Pedro Astacio (1-3) yielded his former teammates five runs and seven hits over 5 1/3 innings.
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BOS
Boston (17-12)
Won 4
Boston 9, Texas 2   TEX
Texas (15-15)
Lost 1
April 30, 2005
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Boston
1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 1   9 14 0
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 6 0
Standings through 4/30/05  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Rangers Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF6134002.365
Nixon, RF4221113.281
Ramirez, M, LF4020113.274
Ortiz, DH4001115.256
Millar, 1B5000006.253
McCarty, 1B0000000.500
Varitek, C5221012.329
Renteria, SS5110000.228
Mueller, 2B1310400.255
Youkilis, 3B5032012.571
Totals3991497523 

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, M (5, Astacio), Damon (8, Astacio), Youkilis (1, Astacio).
HR: Damon (1, 5th inning off Astacio, 0 on, 0 out), Nixon (3, 5th inning off Astacio, 0 on, 0 out), Varitek (6, 9th inning off Almanzar, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 7; Nixon 5; Ramirez, M 3; Varitek 5; Renteria; Mueller; Youkilis 4.
RBI: Ortiz (17), Damon 4 (15), Nixon (11), Youkilis 2 (2), Varitek (11).
2-out RBI: Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar 3; Nixon 3.
GIDP: Varitek; Ortiz.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (McCarty-Renteria-McCarty).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, DH4010020.286
Young, M, SS4220001.269
Teixeira, 1B4010002.262
Blalock, 3B4021012.265
Soriano, 2B3001022.267
Nix, CF3000112.371
Mench, LF3000013.289
Matthews, RF3000000.219
Barajas, C3000000.227
Totals312621712 

BATTING
2B: Blalock (7, Arroyo), Young, M (3, Arroyo).
TB: Dellucci; Young, M 3; Teixeira; Blalock 3.
RBI: Blalock (13), Soriano (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mench 2.
SF: Soriano.
GIDP: Teixeira.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Young, M-Soriano-Teixeira, Young, M-Teixeira).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo (W, 3-0)7.05221503.69
Timlin 1.01000001.64
Foulke 1.00000206.55
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Astacio (L, 1-3)5.17555324.50
Riley 1.26331009.53
Brocail 1.00000207.45
Almanzar 1.011110114.40

Riley pitched to 6 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Arroyo 99-65, Timlin 7-4, Foulke 10-7, Astacio 102-61, Riley 34-20, Brocail 11-8, Almanzar 21-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Arroyo 5-11, Timlin 2-1, Foulke 0-1, Astacio 6-7, Riley 4-1, Brocail 0-1, Almanzar 0-3.
Batters faced: Arroyo 27, Timlin 3, Foulke 3, Astacio 27, Riley 11, Brocail 3, Almanzar 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Riley 1-0, Brocail 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Dreckman. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 2:42.
Att: 44,114.

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