Atlanta - 000 031 000 - 4 11 1 Red Sox - 000 431 10x - 9 11 1Kevin Youkilis went 2-for-4 in what might have been his final game in a Red Sox uniform. After Yook tripled in the seventh, Nick Punto was sent in to run for him. Youkilis hugged Punto, and acknowledged the crowd's ovation by tipping his helmet as he left the field. He then came out for a curtain call. (Yook also received a standing ovation for his first at-bat, in the second inning.)
Cody Ross homered over the Wall in both the third and fourth innings, driving in five runs. Ross and Adrian Gonzalez hit back-to-back dongs in the third.
Boston is 38-34 -- four games over .500 for the first time this season.
Cook (5-6-3-0-0, 79) pitched four scoreless innings, but fell into some trouble in the fifth, allowing two singles, a two-run triple to Eric Hinske. He also committed a throwing error.
Update: Clay Buchholz is the latest Sock to be placed on the disabled list. The Globe reports that he has "a gastrointestinal illness". ... Josh Beckett is eligible to come off the DL on Wednesday.
Mike Minor / Aaron Cook
Nava, LFOn May 5, Cook pitched 2.2 innings against the Orioles before suffering a deep cut below his left knee on a collision at home plate. The injury required 11 stitches. Cook has a 2.14 ERA in six starts with Pawtucket. This is his second appearance for the Red Sox this season.
No corresponding roster move has been announced.