Boston 7, LA Angels 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(6-7)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 1
Boston 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 7 8 0
WP: J. Beckett (3-0)
LP: E. Santana (1-2)
(7-4)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: LA Angels
- O. Cabrera homered to deep left
Bot 1st: Boston
- K. Youkilis singled to center, J. Lugo scored
- M. Ramirez singled to right, D. Ortiz and K. Youkilis scored
- J.D. Drew reached on fielder's choice, M. Ramirez scored on second baseman H. Kendrick's throwing error
- M. Lowell doubled to left, J.D. Drew scored
- A. Cora doubled to deep right, M. Lowell scored
Bot 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep center
Top 9th: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick homered to deep left
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .229
O. Cabrera ss 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .286
V. Guerrero rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364
    R. Willits pr-rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .267
G. Anderson lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .259
S. Hillenbrand dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .138
C. Kotchman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .279
H. Kendrick 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .340
M. Napoli c 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .192
    E. Aybar ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Izturis 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282
 Totals 34 2 8 2 1 7 13  
 Batting
2B - G Anderson (4, J Beckett).
HR - O Cabrera (1, 1st inning off J Beckett 0 on, 1 Out), H Kendrick (2, 9th inning off K Snyder 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - O Cabrera (4), H Kendrick (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Izturis 1, H Kendrick 1, R Willits 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Kotchman (1, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
E - H Kendrick (3, throw).
DP - 2 (O Cabrera-H Kendrick-C Kotchman, D Moseley-O Cabrera-C Kotchman).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .333
    D. Pedroia 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
K. Youkilis 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .289
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 .293
M. Ramirez lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 1 .200
J.D. Drew rf 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 .342
M. Lowell 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .262
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
W. Pena cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .000
A. Cora 2b-ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .143
 Totals 31 7 8 6 4 8 9  
 Batting
2B - J Lugo (4, E Santana); D Ortiz (4, E Santana); M Lowell (6, E Santana); A Cora (1, E Santana).
HR - D Ortiz (4, 4th inning off E Santana 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Youkilis (4), M Ramirez 2 (6), M Lowell (8), A Cora (1), D Ortiz (12).
2-out RBI - A Cora, D Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Drew 1, J Lugo 1.
GIDP - M Ramirez, A Cora.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - W Pena (H Kendrick at 2nd base).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana (L, 1-2) 4.0 7 7 5 3 4 1 7.63
D. Moseley 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.29
S. Shields 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.24
F. Rodriguez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Beckett (W, 3-0) 6.0 6 1 1 1 5 1 1.50
H. Okajima 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.59
J.C. Romero 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.23
K. Snyder 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.40
HBP - V Guerrero (by J Beckett).
Pitches-strikes - E Santana 78-44; D Moseley 25-15; S Shields 16-10; F Rodriguez 11-8; J Beckett 99-67; H Okajima 9-8; J Romero 14-8; K Snyder 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Santana 3-6; D Moseley 3-3; S Shields 0-0; F Rodriguez 1-1; J Beckett 6-6; H Okajima 1-0; J Romero 2-1; K Snyder 3-0.
Batters faced - E Santana 22; D Moseley 7; S Shields 3; F Rodriguez 3; J Beckett 25; H Okajima 3; J Romero 4; K Snyder 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rick Reed. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 35,424.
Weather: 47 degrees, rain.
Wind: 15 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES RIGHT FIELDER VLADIMIR GUERRERO LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT HAND INJURY AFTER GETTING HIT BY A JOSH BECKETT PITCH.
LOS ANGELES RIGHT FIELDER VLADIMIR GUERRERO LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING WITH AN INJURED RIGHT WRIST.

Updated on Monday, Apr 16, 2007 2:59 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
H. Kendrick H. Kendrick
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI