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Rays KO'd in no-contest
Red Sox 15, Devil Rays 2
Seth McClung watches in disbelief after allowing the third of four homers. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
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The Devil Rays were unable to play the part of spoiler for a second night, as the Red Sox bounced back with five homers Tuesday, including four off starter Seth McClung in his two-plus innings. On the bright side, Jorge Cantu set the club's RBI record (108) with a first-inning solo homer.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 20, 2005
BOS
Boston (88-63)
Won 1
Boston 15, Tampa Bay 2   TB
Tampa Bay (63-89)
Lost 1
September 20, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
3 0 4 3 3 0 2 0 0   15 21 0
Tampa Bay
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 0
Standings through 9/20/05  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5110010.318
Machado, LF-2B1000002.250
Renteria, SS4100101.272
Ramirez, H, SS1000010.000
Ortiz, DH5444000.302
a-Mirabelli, PH-DH1000000.226
Ramirez, M, LF4443000.290
Hyzdu, CF2000000.182
Nixon, RF6443010.284
Varitek, C5042011.286
Shoppach, C1000000.000
Olerud, 1B3111312.311
Mueller, 3B4020101.296
Petagine, LF1000001.281
Cora, 2B-3B5012007.226
Totals481521155515 

a-Grounded out for Ortiz in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Nixon (1, Beimel).
HR: Ortiz 2 (46, 1st inning off McClung, 1 on, 1 out; 3rd inning off McClung, 1 on, 0 out), Ramirez, M 2 (38, 1st inning off McClung, 0 on, 1 out; 5th inning off Beimel, 1 on, 2 out), Nixon (13, 3rd inning off McClung, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon; Ortiz 10; Ramirez, M 10; Nixon 9; Varitek 4; Olerud; Mueller 2; Cora.
RBI: Ortiz 4 (140), Ramirez, M 3 (128), Nixon 3 (63), Varitek 2 (68), Olerud (34), Cora 2 (23).
2-out RBI: Nixon; Varitek 2; Olerud; Ramirez, M 2; Cora 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cora 4; Machado.
Team LOB: 11.

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS2000000.292
a-Munson, E, PH-3B2000003.182
Crawford, LF2110000.304
b-Gomes, PH-RF2000021.283
Cantu, 2B1112000.290
Green, 2B1000010.238
Huff, DH4010011.257
Hollins, RF-LF4000032.252
Gonzalez, 3B-SS4000010.261
Lee, 1B3010010.272
c-Perez, PH1000000.262
Hall, C1010000.285
Laforest, C2000110.193
Gathright, CF3010023.281
Totals3226211210 

a-Popped out for Lugo in the 5th. b-Struck out for Crawford in the 5th. c-Grounded out for Lee in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Huff (26, Schilling).
HR: Cantu (27, 1st inning off Schilling, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Crawford; Cantu 4; Huff 2; Lee; Hall; Gathright.
RBI: Cantu 2 (109).
2-out RBI: Cantu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hollins; Munson, E.
SF: Cantu.
Team LOB: 6.

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling (W, 7-8)7.06221715.89
Delcarmen 1.00000303.52
DiNardo 1.00000202.79
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McClung (L, 6-11)2.07771247.11
Brazelton 1.26331107.61
Beimel 1.15331012.61
Corcoran 4.03222206.75

McClung pitched to 4 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Schilling, Brazelton.
HBP: Green (by Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes: Schilling 114-79, Delcarmen 19-13, DiNardo 18-11, McClung 61-37, Brazelton 48-25, Beimel 39-23, Corcoran 60-37.
Ground outs-fly outs: Schilling 3-11, Delcarmen 0-0, DiNardo 1-0, McClung 3-1, Brazelton 1-3, Beimel 1-3, Corcoran 6-4.
Batters faced: Schilling 28, Delcarmen 4, DiNardo 3, McClung 14, Brazelton 12, Beimel 10, Corcoran 17.
Inherited runners-scored: Beimel 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:13.
Att: 18,723.

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