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Indians in catbird seat
Homers too little, too late
Kevin Youkilis, David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez homered one after the other in the sixth, but by then the damage was done as the Red Sox dropped their third straight in the series. Starter Tim Wakefield sailed until the fifth.
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 Sox hit back-to-back-to-back homers
 Youkilis' homer
 Ortiz's homer
 Sox down 3-1 in ALCS
Indians 7, Red Sox 3
Victor Martinez celebrates as he rounds the bases on Jhonny Peralta's three-run homer. (Al Behrman/AP)
Red Sox win series, 4-3
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 CLE 3 @ BOS 10 Fri Oct. 12    
Gm 2 CLE 13 @ BOS 6 Sat Oct. 13    
Gm 3 BOS 2 @ CLE 4 Mon Oct. 15    
Gm 4 BOS 3 @ CLE 7 Tue Oct. 16    
Gm 5 BOS 7 @ CLE 1 Thu Oct. 18    
Gm 6 CLE 2 @ BOS 12 Sat Oct. 20    
Gm 7 CLE 2 @ BOS 11 Sun Oct. 21    
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Byrd, big fifth both beauties
Paul Byrd put his stamp on Game 4 by keeping the Red Sox in check over five innings, and Casey Blake and Jhonny Peralta went deep to highlight a huge fifth inning as the Indians crept within one win of a spot in the World Series.
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BOS
Boston
CLE
Cleveland
October 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 8 1
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 X   7 9 0
Recap: BOS | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Indians stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4010000.188
Youkilis, 1B4121000.400
Ortiz, DH4111012.385
Ramirez, LF4121000.462
Lowell, 3B4000001.250
Drew, RF4010011.267
Crisp, CF4000012.188
Mirabelli, C2000010.000
  Varitek, C1010000.200
Lugo, SS3000001.143
Totals34383047 

BATTING
HR: Youkilis (1, 6th inning off Byrd, 0 on, 0 out), Ortiz (1, 6th inning off Byrd, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez (2, 6th inning off Lewis, J, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pedroia; Youkilis 5; Ortiz 4; Ramirez 5; Drew; Varitek.
RBI: Youkilis (1), Ortiz (1), Ramirez (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crisp; Ortiz.
GIDP: Lugo.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Youkilis (1, pickoff).

 
ClevelandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sizemore, CF3100204.188
Cabrera, 2B5111024.294
Hafner, DH4000044.200
Martinez, 1B4111002.333
Peralta, SS4123010.353
Lofton, LF4110011.294
Blake, 3B4122010.313
Gutierrez, RF2110210.167
Shoppach, C3010023.333
Totals3379741218 

BATTING
2B: Peralta (2, Wakefield).
HR: Blake (1, 5th inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 0 out), Peralta (2, 5th inning off Delcarmen, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera; Martinez; Peralta 6; Lofton; Blake 5; Gutierrez; Shoppach.
RBI: Blake 2 (2), Cabrera (4), Martinez (2), Peralta 3 (7).
2-out RBI: Martinez; Peralta 3; Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez 2; Cabrera; Lofton; Shoppach.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lofton (1, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Mirabelli), Sizemore (1, 2nd base off Wakefield/Mirabelli).

FIELDING
DP: (Peralta-Cabrera-Martinez).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 0-1)4.25552719.64
Delcarmen 0.132211116.20
Lester 3.01001404.91
 
ClevelandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Byrd (W, 1-0)5.06220423.60
Lewis, J 2.02110015.06
Betancourt 2.00000000.00

Byrd pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

HBP: Shoppach (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 76-51, Delcarmen 25-13, Lester 50-34, Byrd 73-54, Lewis, J 26-19, Betancourt 15-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wakefield 4-3, Delcarmen 0-0, Lester 2-3, Byrd 5-6, Lewis, J 3-3, Betancourt 0-6.
Batters faced: Wakefield 22, Delcarmen 5, Lester 11, Byrd 21, Lewis, J 7, Betancourt 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Randy Marsh. LF: Kerwin Danley. RF: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 66 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 1 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:12.
Att: 44,008.

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