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Abreu, Phils bust out in big way
Sox unable to finish sweep
Mike Lowell continued his impressive start at the plate with a solo shot and an RBI single, but Lenny DiNardo allowed seven hits and four runs over two-plus innings, and the Sox couldn't catch up. Kevin Youkilis added a long ball, while Trot Nixon had two hits, including an RBI single.
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Phillies 10, Red Sox 5
Bobby Abreu's three-run homer, a 420-foot blast, gave Philadelphia an 8-3 lead. (George Widman/AP)
Series at a glance:
Offense backs Lidle's effort
Mired in a five-game skid, the Phillies got back on track in style, with Bobby Abreu's three-run blast and two-run triple leading a 14-hit attack. Ryan Howard ripped his ninth opposite-field homer of the season, while starter Cory Lidle earned the win with six effective innings of three-run ball.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: May 21, 2006
BOS
Boston (25-16)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 10, Boston 5   PHI
Philadelphia (23-20)
Won 1
May 21, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0   5 11 1
Philadelphia
0 0 4 0 1 3 2 0 X   10 14 0
Standings thru 5/21/06  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Phillies Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Youkilis, 1B3211110.313
Seanez, P0000000.000
b-Ortiz, PH1010000.274
Loretta, 2B4010001.291
Nixon, RF4121003.310
Ramirez, LF3000012.286
a-Mirabelli, PH-C2000013.154
Varitek, C3000121.235
Harris, CF1000002.130
Lowell, 3B4222001.336
Pena, CF3020011.327
Mohr, CF-LF1010000.194
Gonzalez, SS3000003.197
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Snow, 1B1011000.261
DiNardo, P1000010.000
Alvarez, A, P1000010.000
Cora, SS2000012.172
Totals3751152919 

a-Struck out for Ramirez in the 8th. b-Singled for Seanez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Nixon (8, Rhodes).
HR: Youkilis (4, 5th inning off Lidle, 0 on, 1 out), Lowell (6, 6th inning off Lidle, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Youkilis 4; Ortiz; Loretta; Nixon 3; Lowell 5; Pena 2; Mohr; Snow.
RBI: Nixon (21), Youkilis (21), Lowell 2 (27), Snow (2).
2-out RBI: Nixon; Lowell 2; Snow.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cora; Harris.
GIDP: Nixon.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: DiNardo (2, throw).
DP: (Gonzalez-Loretta-Youkilis).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4221110.246
Utley, 2B5230011.309
Abreu, RF3235200.290
Burrell, LF4111114.272
Rhodes, P0000000.000
Gordon, P0000000.000
Howard, 1B5121012.299
Victorino, CF5021000.362
Bell, 3B3100203.271
Ruiz, C4000105.138
Lidle, P3000022.071
Franklin, P0000000.000
a-Dellucci, PH1111000.250
Roberson, LF0000000.111
Totals371014107617 

a-Tripled for Franklin in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Victorino (7, DiNardo), Rollins (9, Alvarez, A).
3B: Abreu (2, DiNardo), Dellucci (2, Tavarez).
HR: Howard (14, 5th inning off Alvarez, A, 0 on, 0 out), Abreu (5, 6th inning off Alvarez, A, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Rollins 3; Utley 3; Abreu 8; Burrell; Howard 5; Victorino 3; Dellucci 3.
RBI: Abreu 5 (31), Burrell (31), Victorino (9), Howard (34), Dellucci (5), Rollins (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Burrell 2.
GIDP: Ruiz.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
PB: Ruiz (1).
DP: (Utley-Rollins-Howard).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
DiNardo (L, 1-2)2.07442207.11
Alvarez, A 3.054422212.00
Tavarez 1.11221004.76
Seanez 1.21002206.60
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lidle (W, 4-4)6.05332624.80
Franklin 1.00000003.38
Rhodes 1.04220304.91
Gordon 1.02000001.45

DiNardo pitched to 6 batters in the 3rd.
Alvarez, A pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

HBP: Nixon (by Lidle), Loretta (by Lidle).
Pitches-strikes: DiNardo 60-41, Alvarez, A 59-34, Tavarez 25-13, Seanez 23-14, Lidle 94-58, Franklin 11-7, Rhodes 30-22, Gordon 20-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: DiNardo 3-1, Alvarez, A 2-5, Tavarez 3-1, Seanez 0-3, Lidle 9-3, Franklin 2-1, Rhodes 0-0, Gordon 0-3.
Batters faced: DiNardo 15, Alvarez, A 15, Tavarez 6, Seanez 8, Lidle 26, Franklin 3, Rhodes 7, Gordon 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Alvarez, A 2-0, Seanez 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 3:17.
Att: 44,738.

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