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Losing skid hits eight
Red Sox 9, Blue Jays 3
Right-hander Tomo Ohka allowed three runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings. (Frank Gunn/AP)
The Blue Jays had no answers for the Sox on Wednesday at Rogers Centre. Tomo Ohka was outpitched by Daisuke Matsuzaka as Toronto tumbled to its eighth straight defeat. Lyle Overbay belted two solo homers and Alex Rios went 4-for-4 with a walk.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 09, 2007
BOS
Boston (22-10)
Won 3
Boston 9, Toronto 3   TOR
Toronto (13-20)
Lost 8
May 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 1   9 12 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2   3 8 2
Standings thru 5/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5113001.228
Crisp, CF4210101.227
Ortiz, DH5143010.311
Ramirez, LF5112003.242
  Pena, LF0000000.270
Drew, RF3000220.248
Lowell, 3B4131100.305
Varitek, C4000114.272
Hinske, 1B4100124.207
Pedroia, 2B4220000.267
Totals3891296613 

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (11, Ohka), Lowell (9, Ohka).
HR: Lugo (2, 6th inning off Downs, 1 on, 0 out), Ramirez (6, 6th inning off Downs, 0 on, 2 out), Ortiz (9, 8th inning off Towers, 1 on, 2 out), Lowell (6, 9th inning off Towers, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lugo 4; Crisp; Ortiz 8; Ramirez 4; Lowell 7; Pedroia 2.
RBI: Ramirez 2 (19), Lugo 3 (17), Ortiz 3 (28), Lowell (25).
2-out RBI: Ortiz 3; Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek 2; Ramirez; Hinske 3.
GIDP: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (6, 2nd base off Towers/Fasano).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rios, RF4041100.291
Lind, LF4000124.230
Wells, CF4000014.271
Thomas, DH3000110.244
Glaus, 3B4010002.328
Overbay, 1B4222011.246
Hill, 2B4110021.276
Fasano, C4000031.200
McDonald, SS4000011.304
Totals3538331114 

BATTING
2B: Rios (10, Matsuzaka), Hill (12, Pineiro).
HR: Overbay 2 (5, 6th inning off Matsuzaka, 0 on, 2 out; 9th inning off Pineiro, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rios 5; Glaus; Overbay 8; Hill 2.
RBI: Overbay 2 (16), Rios (20).
2-out RBI: Overbay; Rios.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus; Wells 2; Lind.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Ohka (2, throw), Fasano (2, throw).
DP: (McDonald-Hill-Overbay).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka (W, 4-2)7.05113814.80
Donnelly 1.00000100.93
Pineiro 1.03220213.55
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ohka (L, 2-4)4.26335205.53
Tallet 0.10001106.35
Downs 1.03330222.61
Towers 3.03330125.81

WP: Matsuzaka, Ohka.
IBB: Drew (by Ohka).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 108-70, Donnelly 9-7, Pineiro 19-12, Ohka 96-51, Tallet 9-4, Downs 16-12, Towers 37-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Matsuzaka 6-7, Donnelly 0-2, Pineiro 1-0, Ohka 8-4, Tallet 0-0, Downs 0-1, Towers 4-4.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 29, Donnelly 3, Pineiro 6, Ohka 24, Tallet 2, Downs 6, Towers 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Tallet 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 21,784.

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