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Early hole grounds Jays
Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 4
Russ Adams is unable to snare a ground ball in the fourth inning. (Steven Senne/AP)
Josh Towers' first-inning struggles continued on Thursday. The right-hander allowed five runs in the opening frame, but he then settled down before giving up a two-run homer in the sixth. Troy Glaus added a two-run homer in the eighth and Eric Hinske added a solo dinger in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 04, 2006
TOR
Toronto (14-13)
Lost 1
Boston 7, Toronto 4   BOS
Boston (16-12)
Won 1
May 4, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1   4 8 0
Boston
5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X   7 12 0
Standings thru 5/4/06  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Adams, SS4000112.207
Catalanotto, LF4010101.356
Wells, CF5110004.375
Glaus, 3B3212111.267
Overbay, DH4011010.302
Hillenbrand, 1B3000111.330
Molina, C4010001.300
Hinske, RF4121011.351
Hill, 2B4010001.196
Totals354844512 

BATTING
2B: Overbay (4, Clement), Hinske (1, Foulke), Wells (5, Seanez).
HR: Glaus (9, 8th inning off Seanez, 1 on, 1 out), Hinske (1, 9th inning off Tavarez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Catalanotto; Wells 2; Glaus 4; Overbay 2; Molina; Hinske 6; Hill.
RBI: Overbay (16), Glaus 2 (24), Hinske (4).
2-out RBI: Overbay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hillenbrand; Adams; Wells.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Hillenbrand).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, 1B5132001.303
Loretta, 2B4120003.217
Ortiz, DH3100113.275
Ramirez, M, LF3000110.299
Nixon, RF4111002.306
Varitek, C4111021.259
Lowell, 3B4222001.333
Pena, CF4021001.322
1-Harris, PR-CF0000000.067
Gonzalez, SS4010003.184
Totals3571272415 


1-Ran for Pena in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Loretta (6, Towers), Varitek (5, Towers), Lowell 2 (13, Towers, Towers).
HR: Youkilis (2, 6th inning off Towers, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Youkilis 6; Loretta 3; Nixon; Varitek 2; Lowell 4; Pena 2; Gonzalez.
RBI: Nixon (14), Varitek (10), Lowell 2 (16), Pena (10), Youkilis 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Varitek; Lowell 2; Pena; Youkilis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz; Youkilis.
Team LOB: 6.

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Towers (L, 0-6)5.2117722110.59
Downs 1.10000205.65
Walker 1.01000004.97
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clement (W, 3-2)6.02114305.35
Foulke 1.01000004.26
Seanez 1.02220119.58
Tavarez 0.12110015.79
Papelbon (S, 11)0.21000100.53

Balk: Walker.
IBB: Ortiz (by Towers).
Pitches-strikes: Towers 89-59, Downs 18-11, Walker 12-7, Clement 105-58, Foulke 15-10, Seanez 15-9, Tavarez 8-6, Papelbon 17-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Towers 3-12, Downs 1-1, Walker 1-2, Clement 6-9, Foulke 0-3, Seanez 1-1, Tavarez 0-1, Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced: Towers 29, Downs 4, Walker 4, Clement 24, Foulke 4, Seanez 5, Tavarez 3, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs 1-0, Papelbon 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 36,396.

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