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Red Sox drop tough one
Athletics 5, Red Sox 4
Mike Lowell is congratulated after his solo shot in the second inning. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Mark Loretta's two-run error allowed Oakland to tie the game in the seventh, and Julian Tavarez gave up two runs in the 11th as Boston fell in extra innings. Jon Lester was impressive in the start, allowing only one run on five hits over five innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 13, 2006
OAK
Oakland (46-43)
Won 1
Oakland 5, Boston 4   BOS
Boston (53-34)
Lost 2
July 13, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2   5 13 1
Boston
0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 9 1
Standings thru 7/13/06  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C6220004.266
Swisher, 1B5121113.260
Kielty, LF5112102.294
Thomas, DH5021112.242
Payton, RF6020015.283
Crosby, SS5010012.238
Kotsay, CF5020002.248
Ellis, 2B4000103.215
Perez, 3B4110122.102
Totals4551345625 

BATTING
2B: Kendall (11, Tavarez).
HR: Swisher (21, 3rd inning off Lester, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kendall 3; Swisher 5; Kielty; Thomas 2; Payton 2; Crosby; Kotsay 2; Perez.
RBI: Swisher (53), Kielty 2 (18), Thomas (47).
2-out RBI: Kielty; Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Payton; Kendall; Ellis.
GIDP: Crosby; Kendall.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kielty (1, 2nd base off Tavarez/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Kendall (4, fielding).
Pickoffs: Calero (Harris at 1st base).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, 1B5000110.292
Loretta, 2B5010122.303
Ortiz, DH4120211.281
Ramirez, LF6010005.303
Nixon, RF4111104.310
  1-Harris, PR0000000.159
  Kapler, RF0100100.355
Varitek, C4021200.236
Lowell, 3B6112004.304
Crisp, CF3010211.269
Gonzalez, SS4000115.279
Totals4149411622 


1-Ran for Nixon in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (16, Loaiza).
HR: Lowell (12, 2nd inning off Loaiza, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Loretta; Ortiz 3; Ramirez; Nixon; Varitek 2; Lowell 4; Crisp.
RBI: Lowell 2 (48), Nixon (44), Varitek (41).
2-out RBI: Varitek.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nixon 2; Loretta; Gonzalez 4; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (9, 2nd base off Duchscherer/Kendall), Loretta (3, 2nd base off Loaiza/Kendall).
CS: Harris (3, 2nd base by Calero/Kendall).
PO: Harris (1st base by Calero).

FIELDING
E: Loretta (4, fielding).
DP: 2 (Gonzalez-Loretta-Youkilis, Lowell-Youkilis).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loaiza 5.06336416.34
Gaudin 0.21001003.89
Halsey 0.10000003.95
Duchscherer 1.00001002.52
Calero 1.11002003.19
Street (W, 3-3)1.20000203.12
Sauerbeck (H, 4)0.10000004.91
Saarloos (S, 2)0.21111005.40
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester 5.05115312.89
Hansen (H, 4)1.12210004.85
Delcarmen (BS, 2)1.20000003.28
Timlin 1.01000002.51
Papelbon 1.02000100.57
Tavarez (L, 1-3)1.03220204.84

Pitches-strikes: Loaiza 107-57, Gaudin 21-12, Halsey 6-3, Duchscherer 27-18, Calero 26-12, Street 21-16, Sauerbeck 6-3, Saarloos 23-16, Lester 103-54, Hansen 28-17, Delcarmen 16-10, Timlin 16-11, Papelbon 18-12, Tavarez 23-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Loaiza 7-4, Gaudin 0-2, Halsey 1-0, Duchscherer 1-2, Calero 1-2, Street 2-1, Sauerbeck 0-1, Saarloos 2-0, Lester 8-4, Hansen 2-2, Delcarmen 3-2, Timlin 2-1, Papelbon 0-2, Tavarez 1-0.
Batters faced: Loaiza 27, Gaudin 4, Halsey 1, Duchscherer 4, Calero 6, Street 5, Sauerbeck 1, Saarloos 4, Lester 23, Hansen 6, Delcarmen 6, Timlin 4, Papelbon 5, Tavarez 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Halsey 2-0, Street 1-0, Delcarmen 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, In from CF.
T: 4:23.
Att: 36,141.

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