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Rallies stymied
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Red Sox 6, Braves 5
Jair Jurrjens allowed five runs and fanned six batters over 6 1/3 innings. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
The Braves used rallies in the seventh and eighth innings to even things up in their series finale with the Red Sox, but Jeff Bennett's first pitch of the ninth inning was drilled for a walk-off homer by Nick Green.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (32-36)
Lost 2
Boston 6, Atlanta 5   BOS
Boston (42-27)
Won 2
June 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0   5 14 1
Boston
3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1   6 10 0
Standings thru 6/21/09  |  Recap: ATL | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Red Sox stats
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .260
Escobar, Y, SS 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 .292
Jones, C, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .297
  Johnson, K, 2B 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .226
McCann, DH 4 0 1 2 1 0 2 .325
Anderson, G, LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .280
  1-Diaz, M, PR-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .274
Kotchman, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268
Prado, 2B-3B 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 .277
Ross, D, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .295
Blanco, G, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .067
Totals 39 5 14 5 2 3 24  

1-Ran for Anderson, G in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: McCann (12, Wakefield), Prado (11, Wakefield), Johnson, K (15, Okajima).
TB: Blanco, G; Anderson, G 2; Escobar, Y 3; McLouth 2; Prado 4; Ross, D; Johnson, K 2; McCann 2.
RBI: McCann 2 (28), Blanco, G (1), McLouth (43), Anderson, G (24).
2-out RBI: Blanco, G; McLouth.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotchman; McLouth; Escobar, Y; Ross, D; Diaz, M 2.
GIDP: McCann, Blanco, G.
Team RISP: 4-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Jurrjens (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Ross, D-Prado, Kotchman-Escobar, Y-Kotchman).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .286
Drew, J, RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .258
Youkilis, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .316
Bay, LF 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 .276
Ortiz, D, DH 4 2 2 2 0 2 1 .213
Kotsay, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .259
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .301
Green, N, SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .293
Kottaras, C 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .246
Totals 31 6 10 6 1 8 13  

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (17, Jurrjens), Kottaras (9, Jurrjens).
HR: Ortiz, D (6, 1st inning off Jurrjens, 1 on, 2 out), Green, N (4, 9th inning off Bennett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellsbury; Ortiz, D 5; Pedroia 2; Drew, J; Kottaras 2; Green, N 4; Youkilis; Kotsay 2.
RBI: Bay (66), Ortiz, D 2 (30), Kottaras (8), Drew, J (32), Green, N (25).
2-out RBI: Ortiz, D 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Bay.
SF: Bay; Kottaras.
GIDP: Green, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Drew, J (2, 2nd base off Moylan/Ross, D).
CS: Youkilis (1, 2nd base by Jurrjens/Ross, D).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kotsay-Green, N-Kotsay, Green, N-Kotsay).

 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens 6.1 8 5 2 1 6 1 2.89
O'Flaherty 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.91
Moylan 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.78
Gonzalez, M 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
Bennett (L, 2-4) 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.03
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield 6.2 9 4 4 0 2 0 4.47
Ramirez, R (BS, 2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.95
Okajima (BS, 2) 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.61
Papelbon (W, 1-1) 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.80

O'Flaherty pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Bennett pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

HBP: Green, N (by Jurrjens).
Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 106-69, O'Flaherty 4-3, Moylan 12-7, Gonzalez, M 10-8, Bennett 1-1, Wakefield 83-63, Ramirez, R 3-2, Okajima 19-12, Papelbon 28-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jurrjens 4-7, O'Flaherty 0-0, Moylan 1-0, Gonzalez, M 1-0, Bennett 0-0, Wakefield 6-6, Ramirez, R 1-0, Okajima 0-2, Papelbon 2-0.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 28, O'Flaherty 1, Moylan 2, Gonzalez, M 3, Bennett 1, Wakefield 27, Ramirez, R 2, Okajima 6, Papelbon 6.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Flaherty 1-1, Moylan 1-0, Ramirez, R 2-1.
Ejections: Atlanta Braves pitcher Eric O'Flaherty ejected by HP umpire Bill Hohn (7th); Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Bill Hohn (7th); Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones ejected by HP umpire Bill Hohn (7th)
Umpires: HP: Bill Hohn. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 63 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 18 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 37,243.
Venue: Fenway Park.
June 21, 2009
June 21, 2009

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