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Giants swept by Red Sox after losing Fenway slugfest

Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez is congratulated by third base coach Brian Butterfield (55) on his third home run of the game during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Fenway Park on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Boston. At right is Giants pitcher Albert Suarez.
Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez is congratulated by third base coach Brian Butterfield (55) on his third home run of the game during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Fenway Park on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Boston. At right is Giants pitcher Albert Suarez. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Giants’ 11-7 loss to the Red Sox in Boston on Wednesday:

2: Full innings where neither team scored (first, eighth).

3: Home runs hit by Boston’s Hanley Ramirez. It was his first three-homer game.

3: Pitchers who allowed five earned runs in the game: Drew Pomeranz (Red Sox), Matt Cain (Giants) and Albert Suarez (Giants).

3: Most innings thrown by a pitcher: Pomeranz, Suarez and Matt Barnes (Red Sox), who picked up the win.

5: Consecutive losses for the Giants.

6: RBIs for Boston’s Hanley Ramirez.

7: Combined home runs allowed in the game.

8: Hits allowed by Pomeranz over three innings in his first start with the Red Sox.

8: Runs the Red Sox led by before the Giants rallied to within one with a five-run fourth inning and two more in the fifth.

10: Pitchers used, including six by the Red Sox.

14: Hits allowed by starters Matt Cain (Giants) and Pomeranz in 5 1/3 innings.

11: Players in the game with two or more hits.

31: Combined hits, led by Boston’s 16.

153-1: Record for teams that led by eight or more runs in a game this season.

.600: Giants’ winning percentage at 57-38, which ties them for second in the majors with the Washington Nationals. Both teams are half a game behind the Chicago Cubs (57-37).

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Compiled by Noel Harris

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