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Byrd, big fifth both beauties
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Indians 7, Red Sox 3
Reliever Rafael Betancourt closed out the Indians' win at Jacobs Field. (Jim McIsaac/Getty)
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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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    
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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