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Rally all for naught
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Red Sox 8, Athletics 5
Gio Gonzalez struck out eight in 5 1/3 innings against the Red Sox. (Elise Amendola/AP)
The A's mounted a two-out outpouring in the sixth inning, hanging a four-spot on Red Sox starter Jon Lester, but that lead was erased by a persistent Boston lineup. Instead of handing Gio Gonzalez his second successive win, Oakland settled for a series split at Fenway Park.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (43-58)
Lost 1
Boston 8, Oakland 5   BOS
Boston (59-42)
Won 1
July 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0   5 10 0
Boston
0 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 X   8 10 0
Standings thru 7/30/09  |  Recap: OAK | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Red Sox stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .295
Cabrera, O, SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .280
Garciaparra, DH 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .272
  1-Patterson, E, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .174
  a-Suzuki, K, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285
Cust, RF 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .232
Everidge, 1B 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .167
Crosby, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .222
Davis, R, CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .266
Sweeney, R, LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .275
Powell, C 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .265
Totals 35 5 10 5 4 3 12  

a-Lined out for Patterson, E in the 9th.
1-Ran for Garciaparra in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Powell (7, Lester), Sweeney, R (15, Lester), Crosby (6, Lester).
TB: Sweeney, R 2; Davis, R; Crosby 2; Everidge; Cabrera, O; Kennedy, A; Garciaparra 3; Powell 2.
RBI: Everidge 2 (3), Crosby (24), Davis, R 2 (18).
2-out RBI: Crosby; Davis, R 2; Everidge.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera, O; Powell; Kennedy, A 2; Cust.
SF: Everidge.
GIDP: Everidge.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, R (15, 2nd base off Lester/Varitek), Patterson, E (1, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Varitek), Cabrera, O (11, 2nd base off Papelbon/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Kennedy, A-Cabrera, O-Everidge).
Pickoffs: Gonzalez, Gi (Ellsbury at 1st base).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 2 0 0 1 2 1 3 .298
Pedroia, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .301
Youkilis, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .295
Bay, LF 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 .250
Ortiz, D, DH 3 2 2 3 1 0 1 .228
Lowell, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .295
Drew, J, RF 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .250
  Baldelli, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Varitek, C 4 1 3 3 0 0 1 .239
Green, N, SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 .243
  a-LaRoche, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
  Lowrie, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .122
Totals 31 8 10 8 6 8 16  

a-Popped out for Green, N in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Ortiz, D (22, Gonzalez, Gi), Lowell (22, Gonzalez, Gi), Youkilis (26, Wuertz), Drew, J (21, Casilla, S), Varitek (19, Casilla, S).
HR: Ortiz, D (14, 7th inning off Breslow, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 6; Lowell 2; Drew, J 3; Youkilis 3; Varitek 4.
RBI: Varitek 3 (44), Lowell (50), Ortiz, D 3 (58), Ellsbury (34).
2-out RBI: Varitek; Ortiz, D 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellsbury 2.
SF: Ellsbury.
GIDP: Pedroia.
Team RISP: 5-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ellsbury (8, 2nd base by Gonzalez, Gi/Powell).
PO: Ellsbury (1st base by Gonzalez, Gi).

FIELDING
DP: (Green, N-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gonzalez, Gi 5.1 5 3 3 4 8 0 7.38
Springer (H, 5) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.34
Wuertz (H, 12) 0.2 1 2 2 2 0 0 3.60
Breslow (BS, 1)(L, 4-5) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.57
Casilla, S 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 6.14
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lester 5.2 7 4 4 3 2 0 3.90
Delcarmen (W, 3-2) 1.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 2.66
Bard (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
Papelbon (S, 26) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.05

WP: Gonzalez, Gi.
Pitches-strikes: Gonzalez, Gi 107-66, Springer 8-5, Wuertz 19-9, Breslow 8-4, Casilla, S 14-11, Lester 104-58, Delcarmen 21-11, Bard 11-9, Papelbon 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gonzalez, Gi 4-2, Springer 0-1, Wuertz 1-0, Breslow 0-1, Casilla, S 1-2, Lester 8-4, Delcarmen 3-1, Bard 1-1, Papelbon 1-1.
Batters faced: Gonzalez, Gi 24, Springer 3, Wuertz 4, Breslow 2, Casilla, S 5, Lester 26, Delcarmen 7, Bard 3, Papelbon 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Springer 1-1, Breslow 2-2, Delcarmen 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 3:17.
Att: 37,919.
Venue: Fenway Park.
July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009

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