Elvis Andrus congratulates Jarrod Saltalamacchia on his solo homer. (Ronald Martinez/Getty)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Trailing heading into the sixth, Michael Young, who fell a triple shy of the cycle, hit the first of three homers vs. John Smoltz, helping Kevin Millwood win his ninth game. David Murphy and Jarrod Saltalamacchia went back-to-back in the frame.
BATTING 2B: Young, M (28, Smoltz), Blalock (14, Smoltz), Hamilton (7, Smoltz). HR: Young, M (12, 6th inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 0 out), Murphy, Dv (8, 6th inning off Smoltz, 1 on, 2 out), Saltalamacchia
(7, 6th inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Hamilton 2; Blalock 3; Saltalamacchia 5; Young, M 7; Murphy, Dv 5. RBI: Blalock 2 (44), Young, M (38), Murphy, Dv 2 (25), Saltalamacchia (30). 2-out RBI: Blalock; Murphy, Dv 2; Saltalamacchia. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Blalock; Andrus. Team RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING SB: Jones, An (4, 2nd base off Saito/Varitek).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Hamilton (Lowell at home).