Ortiz had two ground-rule doubles and a walk, Manny doubled and homered (another missle into the Monster Seats) and had 3 RBI, Youkilis singled twice and drove in two; Drew, Pedroia and Ortiz each scored twice.
Wakefield was so-so (5.2-8-5-1-3, 93), but the quarter of Delcarmen, Lopez, Pineiro and Okajima put up a good line: 3.1-1-0-3-1). Pineiro's one pitch was a GIDP that ended the top of the seventh when the Giants had potential go-ahead run at the plate.
The East lead gets bumped up to 9 GA. Mets and Chokers tonight. ... Mets lost: 8.5.
Matt Morris (2.56, 163 ERA+) / Tim Wakefield (3.92, 114 ERA+)
The Globe says Brendan Donnelly has been put on the DL with a strained right forearm. That's probably the reason he suddenly stopped throwing in the pen during the 8th inning on Friday night and Joel Pineiro got up in a hurry. ... Manny Delcarmen has been recalled from Pawtucket.
Morris has pitched consecutive complete games
SCORE IP H ER BB K PITand his ERA is 4th best in the NL.
0606 @Arz 0-1 8 7 1 2 6 120
0611 vTor 4-3 9 7 3 1 4 110
1918 Red Sox Watch: Kevin Youkilis has played 114 consecutive errorless games at first base, which is only five games fewer than the club record set by Stuffy McInnis (May 31 to October 2, 1921). McInnis was traded to Cleveland in the off-season and continued his streak there -- until June 2, 1922 -- setting a major league record of 1,700 chances without an error.