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Romero rocked
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Red Sox 8, Blue Jays 2
Ricky Romero turns after surrendering Dustin Pedroia's three-run shot on Sunday. (AP)
Ricky Romero had never before faced the Red Sox, and he'll likely be counting the days until he can do so again, so as to wash away the bad taste left by his rocky outing in this series finale. Alex Rios homered for the Jays in a losing cause.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (29-22)
Won 1
Boston 8, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (29-24)
Lost 1
May 31, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 0   8 11 0
Toronto
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 0
Standings thru 5/31/09  |  Recap: BOS | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 .326
Drew, J, RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .248
Youkilis, 1B 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 .366
Bay, LF 3 1 2 1 2 1 0 .288
Lowell, 3B 5 0 2 1 0 3 3 .308
Ortiz, D, DH 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .185
Varitek, C 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 .239
Ellsbury, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .299
Green, N, SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 6 .298
Totals 34 8 11 8 8 9 18  

BATTING
2B: Bay (13, Romero, R), Ortiz, D (13, Romero, R), Lowell 2 (17, Richmond, Camp), Green, N (10, Wolfe).
HR: Youkilis 2 (9, 1st inning off Romero, R, 0 on, 2 out; 8th inning off Wolfe, 0 on, 2 out), Pedroia (2, 4th inning off Romero, R, 2 on, 2 out), Bay (15, 8th inning off Wolfe, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 2; Ellsbury; Lowell 4; Drew, J; Pedroia 4; Green, N 2; Youkilis 8; Bay 6.
RBI: Youkilis 2 (31), Pedroia 3 (20), Lowell (35), Drew, J (23), Bay (49).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2; Pedroia 3; Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2; Green, N 2; Ellsbury.
SAC: Ellsbury; Pedroia.
SF: Drew, J.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Green, N (3, 2nd base by Romero, R/Barajas).
PO: Green, N (1st base by Barajas).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .305
  McDonald, Jo, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211
Hill, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .333
Rios, A, RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .276
Wells, V, CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .266
  Inglett, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
Lind, DH 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 .288
Rolen, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .303
Millar, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .267
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .285
Bautista, LF 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 .269
Totals 31 2 5 2 5 13 14  

BATTING
HR: Rios, A (6, 8th inning off Masterson, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lind; Scutaro 2; Rios, A 4; Rolen.
RBI: Wells, V (25), Rios, A (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lind; Bautista.
SF: Wells, V.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Scutaro (5, 3rd base off Lester/Varitek), Rios, A (4, 2nd base off Lester/Varitek).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Barajas (Green, N at 1st base).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lester (W, 4-5) 6.0 3 1 1 3 12 0 5.65
Masterson 2.0 2 1 1 1 1 1 4.25
Ramirez, R 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.38
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Romero, R (L, 2-2) 4.0 6 5 5 5 5 2 4.15
Richmond 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.50
Camp 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.29
Ryan, B 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8.74
Wolfe 2.0 3 3 3 1 2 2 7.56

Romero, R pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP: Lester, Romero, R.
IBB: Ellsbury (by Richmond), Varitek (by Ryan, B).
Pitches-strikes: Lester 115-72, Masterson 39-25, Ramirez, R 15-8, Romero, R 91-50, Richmond 27-15, Camp 17-11, Ryan, B 10-3, Wolfe 35-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lester 3-1, Masterson 3-0, Ramirez, R 0-1, Romero, R 5-0, Richmond 1-2, Camp 0-0, Ryan, B 0-1, Wolfe 1-2.
Batters faced: Lester 24, Masterson 9, Ramirez, R 4, Romero, R 22, Richmond 8, Camp 2, Ryan, B 3, Wolfe 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Richmond 2-1, Ryan, B 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:08.
Att: 30,496.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 31, 2009
May 31, 2009

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