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Sox sweep Brewers
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Red Sox 11, Brewers 7
Josh Beckett picked up the win after hurling seven innings. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
The Interleague series finale at Fenway was a hodgepodge of everything. There were four Boston homers, two by David Ortiz, a Josh Beckett win and a Jacoby Ellsbury caught stealing in the fourth -- his first after 25 attempts, which was two short of the rookie record. All this added up to a three-game sweep over the Brewers.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (20-24)
Lost 5
Boston 11, Milwaukee 7   BOS
Boston (27-19)
Won 3
May 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0   7 9 1
Boston
1 0 2 3 2 1 2 0 X   11 15 0
Standings thru 5/18/08  |  Recap: MIL | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Red Sox stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B3110110.193
Cameron, CF4120010.200
Braun, LF4224001.291
Fielder, 1B4111031.268
Hart, C, RF4110011.300
Hardy, SS4112010.240
Hall, 3B4010020.199
Kendall, C4000001.269
Gwynn, DH4000021.219
Totals357971115 

BATTING
2B: Cameron 2 (4, Beckett, Delcarmen).
HR: Braun 2 (13, 1st inning off Beckett, 1 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 1 out), Hardy (2, 4th inning off Beckett, 1 on, 2 out), Fielder (6, 6th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Weeks; Cameron 4; Braun 8; Fielder 4; Hart, C; Hardy 4; Hall.
RBI: Braun 4 (35), Hardy 2 (12), Fielder (24).
2-out RBI: Hardy 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart, C; Gwynn.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: Weeks (3, 2nd base by Beckett/Varitek).

FIELDING
E: Fielder (5, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Hart, C (Lugo at 3rd base).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, RF5012013.275
Pedroia, 2B4332102.307
Ortiz, DH5234011.250
Ramirez, LF5010012.305
Lowell, 3B4210101.280
Youkilis, 1B5232002.329
Varitek, C3120210.281
Crisp, CF5000019.299
Lugo, SS2111100.287
  Cora, SS0000000.409
Totals381115115520 

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (9, Villanueva), Varitek (11, Torres).
HR: Pedroia (2, 3rd inning off Villanueva, 0 on, 2 out), Ortiz 2 (10, 3rd inning off Villanueva, 0 on, 2 out; 5th inning off DiFelice, 1 on, 0 out), Youkilis (9, 7th inning off Torres, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury; Pedroia 6; Ortiz 10; Ramirez; Lowell; Youkilis 6; Varitek 3; Lugo.
RBI: Ortiz 4 (37), Pedroia 2 (23), Lugo (10), Ellsbury 2 (16), Youkilis 2 (33).
2-out RBI: Pedroia; Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell; Crisp 3; Pedroia.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (6, 3rd base off Shouse/Kendall).
CS: Ellsbury (1, 2nd base by Villanueva/Kendall).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Villanueva (L, 2-5)4.05653326.43
DiFelice 1.053301127.00
Shouse 0.21000102.57
Torres 0.23220013.14
Jackson 1.21002000.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 5-3)7.06661944.67
Delcarmen 1.02110105.82
Papelbon 1.01000102.61

DiFelice pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Jackson.
HBP: Lugo (by Torres).
Pitches-strikes: Villanueva 86-53, DiFelice 30-23, Shouse 11-5, Torres 14-8, Jackson 35-21, Beckett 107-75, Delcarmen 22-15, Papelbon 9-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Villanueva 0-7, DiFelice 0-2, Shouse 1-0, Torres 1-1, Jackson 1-4, Beckett 4-7, Delcarmen 2-0, Papelbon 0-2.
Batters faced: Villanueva 19, DiFelice 8, Shouse 3, Torres 6, Jackson 8, Beckett 27, Delcarmen 5, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Shouse 1-1, Torres 1-0, Jackson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 37,204.

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