11:05 AM ET, April 20, 2009
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
BOSTON -- A couple of slumping sluggers broke out on Patriots' Day for the Red Sox.Dustin Pedroia went 4-for-6 with three run-scoring singles and David Ortiz had a two-run triple to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 12-1 win over Baltimore, completing a four-game sweep of the Orioles on Monday.
• Boston improved to 6-0 under Terry Francona on Patriots' Day, and David Ortiz extended his success on Marathon Monday with two RBIs.
• In his last six Patriots' Day games, Ortiz is hitting .522 with three home runs and 12 RBIs.
• Justin Masterson improved to 6-0 career at Fenway Park in his first start since July 5, 2008.
• Dustin Pedroia went 4-for-6 with three RBIs in his first four-hit game of the season.
• Mark Hendrickson fell to 0-5 at Fenway Park, and Baltimore lost its seventh straight against Boston and is 6-25 at Fenway Park since 2006.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
RHP Brad Bergesen will make his major league debut for Baltimore on Tuesday. Reliever Radhames Liz, who gave up six runs, hit two batters and got just one out in the seventh, was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk after the game. ... RHP Matsuzaka, on the 15-day DL with a strained shoulder, will start playing catch Tuesday. ... Trembley called Monday's morning start "a unique experience, a festive day and different," while he sat in the dugout talking to the media just before a flyover, signifying the start of the marathon, rocked Fenway. ... Red Sox SS Julio Lugo, recovering from right knee surgery during spring training, is going on a rehab assignment to Triple-A Pawtucket starting Tuesday. ... The first pitch was 11:06 a.m.
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Regular Season Series
|Boston leads 16-2 (as of Mon 4/20)|
|Fri 4/17||@BOS 10, BAL 8||Recap|
|Sat 4/18||@BOS 6, BAL 4||Recap|
|Sun 4/19||@BOS 2, BAL 1||Recap|
|» Mon 4/20||@BOS 12, BAL 1||Box Score|
|Mon 6/29||BOS 4, @BAL 0||Recap|
|Tue 6/30||@BAL 11, BOS 10||Recap|
|Wed 7/1||BOS 6, @BAL 5||Recap|
|Fri 7/24||@BOS 3, BAL 1||Recap|
|Sat 7/25||@BOS 7, BAL 2||Recap|
|Sun 7/26||BAL 6, @BOS 2||Recap|
|Fri 7/31||BOS 6, @BAL 5||Recap|
|Sat 8/1||BOS 4, @BAL 0||Recap|
|Sun 8/2||BOS 18, @BAL 10||Recap|
|Tue 9/8||@BOS 10, BAL 0||Recap|
|Wed 9/9||@BOS 7, BAL 5||Recap|
|Fri 9/18||BOS 3, @BAL 1||Recap|
|Sat 9/19||BOS 11, @BAL 5||Recap|
|Sun 9/20||BOS 9, @BAL 3||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Orioles | Red Sox|
|1st||D Pedroia singled to center, J Ellsbury scored.||0||1|
|1st||R Baldelli grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, D Pedroia scored, K Youkilis out at second, D Ortiz to third.||0||2|
|2nd||J Varitek homered to left.||0||3|
|3rd||C Izturis reached on infield single to shortstop, R Andino scored.||1||3|
|6th||D Pedroia singled to center, J Varitek scored, J Ellsbury to second.||1||4|
|6th||D Ortiz tripled to deep center, J Ellsbury and D Pedroia scored.||1||6|
|7th||M Lowell doubled to deep left, J Bay scored.||1||7|
|7th||J Ellsbury singled to right, M Lowell scored, N Green to third.||1||8|
|7th||D Pedroia singled to left, N Green scored, J Ellsbury to second.||1||9|
|7th||K Youkilis singled to right, J Ellsbury scored, D Pedroia to third, D Ortiz to second.||1||10|
|7th||C Carter hit sacrifice fly to center, D Pedroia scored.||1||11|
|7th||M Lowell singled to center, D Ortiz scored, K Youkilis to third, J Bay to second.||1||12|
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|Stadium||Fenway Park, Boston, MA|
|Attendance||37,865 (102.1% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||46 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Dana Demuth, First Base - Kerwin Danley, Second Base - Doug Eddings, Third Base - Hunter Wendelstedt|