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Recap: Red Sox 5, Orioles 0
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 3
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Date: July 28, 2013 1:35 PM EDT
  

BALTIMORE (AP) - Jon Lester allowed four hits over seven innings, David Ortiz went 4 for 4 with his 20th home run and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore 5-0 Sunday to earn their first series win over the Orioles in two years.

Mike Napoli had two doubles and an RBI for the Red Sox, who took two of three in this duel between AL East foes. Boston had lost six straight series to Baltimore since a four-game sweep in July 2011.

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All four hits against Lester (10-6) were singles. He struck out eight, walked two and did not allow a runner past second base. The right-hander improved his lifetime record against the Orioles to 15-2, although he lost his previous two decisions against them.

On Saturday night, Ortiz shattered the casing of two dugout phones after being ejected from the game. On Sunday, he put his bat to better use.

Ortiz hit a two-run shot off Jason Hammel (7-8) in the third inning to put Boston up 3-0. Big Papi has 12 consecutive 20-homer seasons, the last 11 with Boston. Only Ted Williams, with 16, had more as a member of the Red Sox.

Ortiz also had three singles, tying his season high in hits.

Hammel allowed three runs, six hits and a career-high tying five walks in 5 1-3 innings. The right-hander is 0-6 with a 5.63 ERA in 10 starts since May 27.

Baltimore's Chris Davis went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts. He has not added to his major league-leading home run total of 37 since July 14, and he has struck out in 22 straight games - including 10 in the last four games.

It was only the fourth time this season the Orioles have been blanked, tied with Tampa Bay for lowest in the AL.

Hammel needed 27 pitches to get out of a rocky first inning. After a two-out RBI double by Napoli put runners at second and third, Mike Carp struck out.

Ortiz made it 3-0 in the third with an opposite-field drive to left following a single by Jacoby Ellsbury.

In the eighth, Ortiz singled and Napoli doubled before Jarrod Saltalamacchi hit a two-run single.

NOTES: Boston returns home to face Tampa Bay on Monday night in the makeup of Thursday's rainout. Felix Doubront (7-4) will face Rays LHP David Price (5-5). ... Baltimore recalled OF L.J. Hoes from Triple-A Norfolk and designated pitcher Jairo Asencio for assignment. Hoes went 0 for 3 in his third major league game. ... Boston improved to an AL-best 20-11 in day games. ... Baltimore fell to 9-5 in the pivotal game of a three-game series. ... Napoli has had multiple extra-base hits in 11 games this season. ... Ortiz has reached base in 32 of his last 34 games.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Red Sox at Orioles
Fri, Jul 26 Final 0 to 6
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Red Sox at Orioles
Sat, Jul 27 Final 7 to 3
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Red Sox at Orioles
Sun, Jul 28 Final 5 to 0
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 BOS  -115   +135   9 
 BAL  +105   -155   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 BOS  -120   -200   9 
 BAL  +110   +170   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 BOS  60%   27%   52% 
 BAL  40%   73%   48% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Jul 27, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 7 Cover: +115 
 BAL 3 Over: 10 
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 Jul 26, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 0 Under: 6 
 BAL 6 Cover: +100 
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 Jun 16, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 3 Push: 9 
 BAL 6 Cover: +100 
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 Jun 15, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 5 Cover: +100 
 BAL 4 Under: 9 
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 Jun 14, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 0 Under: 2 
 BAL 2 Cover: +100 
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 Jun 13, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 4 Under: 9 
 BAL 5 Cover: +104 
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 Apr 11, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BAL 3 Cover: +117 
 BOS 2 Under: 5 
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 Apr 10, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BAL 8 Cover: +130 
 BOS 5 Over: 13 
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 Apr 8, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BAL 1 Under: 4 
 BOS 3 Cover: +100 
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 Mar 25, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 BOS 9 Over: 21 
 BAL 12 Cover: +100 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Sunday, Jul 28
 
    Phillies at Tigers
1:05 PM EDT
    Rays at Yankees
1:05 PM EDT
    Astros at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Rangers at Indians
1:05 PM EDT
    Pirates at Marlins
1:10 PM EDT
    Red Sox at Orioles
1:35 PM EDT
    Mets at Nationals
1:35 PM EDT
    Royals at White Sox
2:10 PM EDT
    Angels at Athletics
4:05 PM EDT
    Cubs at Giants
4:05 PM EDT
    Twins at Mariners
4:10 PM EDT
    Brewers at Rockies
4:10 PM EDT
    Reds at Dodgers
4:10 PM EDT
    Padres at Diamondbacks
4:10 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Braves
8:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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