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- n. a home run with no runners on base
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Second baseman and reigning MVP Dustin Pedroia, making the stadium look small, led off the inning by hitting an opposite-field solo homer into right-center-field seats.
Gliding through eight innings and 101 pitches, Sabathia gave up just one run—a fifth-inning solo homer by Angels first baseman Kendry Morales—on five hits and a run while striking out five.
Responding to a meeting with Manager Joe Girardi and his pitching coaches, the twenty-four-year-old right-hander mowed down the first eleven Red Sox hitters he faced until Victor Martinez broke up the string with a solo homer in the fourth inning.
“Big Papi,” the lifeline of the Fenway Faithful in the series, led off the bottom of the eighth by drilling a solo homer off a billboard sign atop the Green Monster to cut the deficit in half, to 4-3.