Boston 9, LA Angels 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 9 10 0
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
WP: C. Schilling (1-0)
LP: J. Weaver (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Boston
- D. Ortiz homered to deep right
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
Top 8th: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to left, J. Lugo scored, D. Pedroia to third advancing on throw
- K. Youkilis hit sacrifice fly to deep center, D. Pedroia scored
- M. Lowell doubled to deep left, D. Ortiz scored, J. Ellsbury to third
- J.D. Drew reached on fielder's choice, J. Ellsbury scored, M. Lowell to third
- J. Varitek doubled to deep left center, M. Lowell scored, J.D. Drew to third
- C. Crisp singled to center, J. Varitek and J.D. Drew scored
Bot 9th: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Izturis scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .154
K. Youkilis 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .250
D. Ortiz dh 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 .714
    E. Hinske ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
M. Ramirez lf 2 1 1 1 2 0 1 .375
    J. Ellsbury pr-lf 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
M. Lowell 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .333
J.D. Drew rf 4 1 0 1 0 1 2 .182
J. Varitek c 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .182
C. Crisp cf 4 0 1 2 0 2 2 .200
J. Lugo ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .300
 Totals 34 9 10 9 5 9 14  
 Batting
2B - M Lowell 2 (2, J Weaver, J Speier); D Pedroia (2, J Speier); J Varitek (1, D Oliver).
HR - D Ortiz (2, 4th inning off J Weaver 0 on, 0 Out), M Ramirez (2, 4th inning off J Weaver 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - K Youkilis.
RBI - D Ortiz (3), M Ramirez (4), D Pedroia (1), K Youkilis (2), M Lowell (3), J Drew (3), J Varitek (1), C Crisp 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 2.
GIDP - K Youkilis, M Lowell, J Ellsbury.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Lugo (1, 2nd base off J Weaver/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Lugo-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Figgins cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .231
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .250
V. Guerrero rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
G. Anderson lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
    R. Willits lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000
K. Morales 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111
M. Izturis 3b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .333
H. Kendrick 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .200
J. Rivera dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333
    N. Haynes ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Napoli c 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .167
    R. Quinlan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 1 8 1 2 5 16  
 Batting
2B - M Izturis 2 (2, C Schilling, E Gagne); C Figgins (2, H Okajima).
SF - H Kendrick.
RBI - H Kendrick (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Napoli 1, K Morales 1, R Willits 2.
GIDP - H Kendrick.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (H Kendrick-K Morales, O Cabrera-H Kendrick-K Morales, H Kendrick-K Morales-O Cabrera-H Kendrick).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Schilling (W, 1-0) 7.0 6 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
H. Okajima 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
E. Gagne 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 9.00
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Weaver (L, 0-1) 5.0 4 2 2 3 5 2 3.60
S. Shields 2.0 0 1 1 1 3 0 2.25
J. Speier 0.1 3 4 4 1 0 0 27.00
D. Oliver 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 27.00
D. Moseley 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
WP - E Gagne.
Pitches-strikes - C Schilling 100-76; H Okajima 23-14; E Gagne 12-7; J Weaver 95-60; S Shields 30-21; J Speier 20-12; D Oliver 13-11; D Moseley 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Schilling 9-8; H Okajima 0-3; E Gagne 0-2; J Weaver 5-5; S Shields 2-1; J Speier 0-1; D Oliver 2-1; D Moseley 2-0.
Batters faced - C Schilling 27; H Okajima 5; E Gagne 4; J Weaver 21; S Shields 6; J Speier 5; D Oliver 5; D Moseley 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--C.B. Bucknor. LF--Gary Darling. RF--Dan Iassogna.
Time: 3:29.
Attendance: 45,262.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES LEFT FIELDER GARRET ANDERSON LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS DUE TO RIGHT EYE CONJUNCTIVITIS.
THE HOME RUNS BY DAVID ORTIZ AND MANNY RAMIREZ IN THE FOURTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Monday, Oct 8, 2007 5:22 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
D. Ortiz D. Ortiz
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 LA Angels
M. Izturis M. Izturis
3-4
 MLB Box Scores
Sun Oct 7, 2007
Boston 9
LA Angels 1
Final

Cleveland 4
NY Yankees 8
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