Boston 4, LA Angels 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(95-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 8 1
LA Angels 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
WP: J. Lester (1-0) S: J. Papelbon (1)
LP: J. Lackey (0-1)
(100-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: LA Angels
- T. Hunter singled to left, G. Anderson scored, V. Guerrero to second
Top 6th: Boston
- J. Bay homered to deep left, K. Youkilis scored
Top 9th: Boston
- J. Ellsbury singled to right, J. Lowrie scored
- D. Ortiz singled to center, J. Ellsbury scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .600
D. Pedroia 2b 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
D. Ortiz dh 5 0 1 1 0 1 4 .200
K. Youkilis 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .250
J.D. Drew rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
J. Bay lf 4 1 2 2 0 2 1 .500
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
J. Lowrie ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333
J. Varitek c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
 Totals 35 4 8 4 3 6 15  
 Batting
2B - J Ellsbury (1, J Lackey); J Bay (1, S Shields).
HR - J Bay (1, 6th inning off J Lackey 1 on, 2 Out).
S - J Varitek.
RBI - J Bay 2 (2), J Ellsbury (1), D Ortiz (1).
2-out RBI - J Bay 2, D Ortiz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ortiz 2, M Lowell 1, K Youkilis 1, D Pedroia 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Ellsbury 2 (2, 2nd base off S Shields/M Napoli, 2nd base off J Lackey/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
E - J Lowrie (1, ground ball).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000
G. Anderson lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .500
V. Guerrero dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .500
T. Hunter cf 3 0 2 1 1 0 3 .667
H. Kendrick 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000
M. Napoli c 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000
G. Matthews Jr. rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    K. Morales ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
E. Aybar ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
 Totals 36 1 9 1 1 10 14  
 Batting
RBI - T Hunter (1).
2-out RBI - T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Figgins 1, T Hunter 1, H Kendrick 3.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - G Matthews (1, line drive).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Lester (W, 1-0) 7.0 6 1 0 1 7 0 0.00
J. Masterson (H, 1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Papelbon (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Lackey (L, 0-1) 6.2 4 2 2 3 5 1 2.70
D. Oliver 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
S. Shields 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 18.00
J. Arredondo 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
HBP - J Lowrie (by J Lackey).
Pitches-strikes - J Lester 117-76; J Masterson 21-14; J Papelbon 13-11; J Lackey 92-60; D Oliver 13-7; S Shields 26-19; J Arredondo 4-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Lester 11-4; J Masterson 1-1; J Papelbon 0-0; J Lackey 8-7; D Oliver 1-1; S Shields 3-0; J Arredondo 1-0.
Batters faced - J Lester 29; J Masterson 4; J Papelbon 4; J Lackey 29; D Oliver 3; S Shields 7; J Arredondo 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Kerwin Danley. 3B--Ed Rapuano. LF--Tim Tschida. RF--Marty Foster.
Time: 3:14.
Attendance: 44,996.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to right.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 2, 2008 1:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Bay Jason Bay
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 LA Angels
T. Hunter Torii Hunter
2-3
1 RBI