LA Angels 7, Boston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(65-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 7 9 0
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 5 11 0
WP: J. Weaver (9-8) S: F. Rodriguez (44)
LP: D. Matsuzaka (11-2)
(61-46)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: LA Angels
- J. Rivera hit sacrifice fly to right, V. Guerrero scored, T. Hunter to third
Bot 4th: Boston
- M. Ramirez singled to center, D. Ortiz and K. Youkilis scored
Top 6th: LA Angels
- C. Kotchman homered to deep right, C. Figgins scored
- T. Hunter homered to deep left center, M. Izturis and V. Guerrero scored
- J. Mathis sacrificed to catcher, H. Kendrick scored, J. Rivera to second
Bot 6th: Boston
- J. Lowrie ground rule double to deep right, D. Ortiz scored, J.D. Drew to third
Bot 8th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury singled to left center, J.D. Drew scored, J. Varitek to second
Bot 9th: Boston
- M. Ramirez homered to deep left center
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 4 1 1 0 1 2 2 .268
C. Kotchman 1b 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 .287
M. Izturis ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .263
V. Guerrero rf 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .287
T. Hunter cf 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .280
G. Anderson lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .271
H. Kendrick 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .332
J. Rivera dh 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 .252
    R. Willits pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185
J. Mathis c 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 .218
 Totals 32 7 9 7 3 5 10  
 Batting
2B - M Izturis (11, D Matsuzaka).
HR - C Kotchman (12, 6th inning off D Matsuzaka 1 on, 0 Out), T Hunter (16, 6th inning off D Matsuzaka 2 on, 0 Out).
S - J Mathis 2.
SF - J Rivera.
RBI - J Rivera (16), C Kotchman 2 (54), T Hunter 3 (54), J Mathis (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Figgins 1, C Kotchman 1, J Mathis 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - C Figgins (18, 2nd base off D Matsuzaka/J Varitek).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Izturis, M Izturis-H Kendrick-C Kotchman).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Pedroia 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .315
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .311
D. Ortiz dh 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 .265
M. Ramirez lf 5 1 2 3 0 1 3 .304
M. Lowell 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .283
J.D. Drew rf 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .288
J. Lowrie ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .284
J. Varitek c 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .218
J. Ellsbury cf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .264
 Totals 36 5 11 5 5 6 17  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (11, J Weaver); J Varitek (16, J Weaver); J Lowrie (5, J Weaver); J Drew (20, S Shields).
HR - M Ramirez (20, 9th inning off F Rodriguez 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Ramirez 3 (68), J Lowrie (11), J Ellsbury (28).
2-out RBI - J Lowrie, J Ellsbury, M Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Youkilis 1, D Pedroia 1, J Ellsbury 2.
GIDP - M Ramirez.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Weaver (W, 9-8) 5.2 6 3 3 3 4 0 4.11
J. Arredondo (H, 11) 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.20
S. Shields 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.00
F. Rodriguez (S, 44) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.47
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Matsuzaka (L, 11-2) 5.0 7 6 6 2 3 2 3.04
J. Masterson 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.68
C. Hansen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.70
J. Lopez 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.66
Pitches-strikes - J Weaver 97-58; J Arredondo 20-10; S Shields 31-16; F Rodriguez 12-8; D Matsuzaka 91-59; J Masterson 29-23; C Hansen 9-8; J Lopez 19-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Weaver 3-9; J Arredondo 2-1; S Shields 2-1; F Rodriguez 0-2; D Matsuzaka 3-8; J Masterson 4-1; C Hansen 1-2; J Lopez 1-1.
Batters faced - J Weaver 25; J Arredondo 6; S Shields 6; F Rodriguez 4; D Matsuzaka 23; J Masterson 8; C Hansen 3; J Lopez 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 37,830.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES CENTER FIELDER TORII HUNTER HOMERED IN THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
LOS ANGELES DESIGNATED HITTER JUAN RIVERA SINGLED IN THE SIXTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES.

Updated on Monday, Jul 28, 2008 10:28 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
T. Hunter Torii Hunter
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Boston
M. Ramirez Manny Ramirez
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI