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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 06, 2007
Clay's bell tolls again
Red Sox take the opener
Jason Varitek gave the Red Sox the victory with a pinch-hit RBI single in the ninth, but without Clay Buchholz -- in his first relief appearance -- to hold the O's in check, Boston may be singing a different tune. With the win, the Sox reduced their magic number to 16.
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 Varitek's go-ahead single
 Ortiz's homer
 Crisp's three-run shot
 Lugo's RBI single
Red Sox 7, Orioles 6
Coco Crisp is congratulated by Kevin Youkilis after his three-run homer in the fourth.  (Gail Burton/AP)
Series at a glance:
Old foe rears his ugly head
Baltimore showed plenty of offensive pop for the first four frames, but for the last five innings, it was stymied by Boston's bullpen. And it was Clay Buchholz, who no-hit the Orioles only a few days ago, specifically who sabotaged any efforts by Baltimore to take the opener from Boston.
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 Millar's two-run homer
 Markakis' RBI double
 Tejada's RBI single
BOS
Boston (85-56)
Won 1
Boston 7, Baltimore 6   BAL
Baltimore (60-79)
Lost 2
September 6, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 1   7 10 0
Baltimore
1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0   6 10 0
Standings thru 9/6/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Orioles Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5011001.239
Pedroia, 2B5000003.325
Ortiz, DH4112101.317
Lowell, 3B4000103.327
Youkilis, 1B3120100.291
Kielty, LF3000022.250
  a-Ellsbury, PH-LF1010000.444
Drew, RF3100114.252
Crisp, CF4333000.270
Mirabelli, C1010000.219
  1-Clayton, PR0100000.254
  Cash, C2000010.105
  b-Varitek, PH-C1011000.264
Totals3671074414 

a-Singled for Kielty in the 8th. b-Singled for Cash in the 9th.
1-Ran for Mirabelli in the 3rd.

BATTING
HR: Crisp (6, 4th inning off Olson, 2 on, 1 out), Ortiz (27, 5th inning off Cherry, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lugo; Ortiz 4; Youkilis 2; Ellsbury; Crisp 6; Mirabelli; Varitek.
RBI: Lugo (65), Ortiz 2 (96), Crisp 3 (54), Varitek (61).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2.
GIDP: Drew.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (23, 2nd base off Baez/Hernandez).

FIELDING
DP: (Lowell-Cash-Youkilis).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4000100.296
Redman, CF5230010.357
Markakis, RF3221210.297
Tejada, SS5022004.308
Millar, 1B5112035.261
Huff, DH3110100.274
Mora, 3B4011003.266
Hernandez, C3000111.243
Payton, LF4000001.253
Totals3661065614 

BATTING
2B: Markakis 2 (39, Wakefield, Wakefield), Huff (27, Wakefield).
HR: Millar (15, 3rd inning off Wakefield, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Redman 3; Markakis 4; Tejada 2; Millar 4; Huff 2; Mora.
RBI: Tejada 2 (72), Millar 2 (59), Mora (50), Markakis (91).
2-out RBI: Millar 2; Mora; Markakis; Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora 2; Hernandez; Millar 2.
GIDP: Tejada.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Mora (9, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash), Redman (3, 2nd base off Wakefield/Mirabelli).

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada-Roberts-Millar).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield 3.29662014.39
Snyder 1.10001103.55
Buchholz (W, 3-0)3.01002301.50
Papelbon (S, 34)1.00000201.58
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Olson 3.25552317.79
Cherry 2.11110114.58
Hoey 1.000000011.47
Walker 0.10000002.98
Bradford 0.22001003.56
Baez (L, 0-6)1.02111006.38

WP: Olson.
IBB: Ortiz (by Baez).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 74-46, Snyder 18-10, Buchholz 52-29, Papelbon 11-9, Olson 66-43, Cherry 31-19, Hoey 9-7, Walker 2-2, Bradford 16-10, Baez 21-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wakefield 4-7, Snyder 2-1, Buchholz 3-3, Papelbon 0-1, Olson 3-5, Cherry 3-3, Hoey 1-2, Walker 0-1, Bradford 2-0, Baez 2-1.
Batters faced: Wakefield 22, Snyder 5, Buchholz 11, Papelbon 3, Olson 18, Cherry 8, Hoey 3, Walker 1, Bradford 4, Baez 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Snyder 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:14.
Att: 27,472.

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