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

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 14 0
LA Angels 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 5 11 2
WP: J. Papelbon (1-0)
LP: F. Rodriguez (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Boston
- J. Ellsbury fouled out to third
- D. Pedroia struck out swinging
- D. Ortiz singled to right
- K. Youkilis singled to right, D. Ortiz to second
- J.D. Drew doubled to right center, D. Ortiz scored, K. Youkilis to third
- J. Bay homered to deep center, J.D. Drew and K. Youkilis scored
- M. Kotsay singled to left
- J. Varitek popped out to left center

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, LA Angels 0

  Bottom 1st: LA Angels
- C. Figgins popped out to shallow center
- G. Anderson lined out to right
- M. Teixeira singled to right
- V. Guerrero singled to shallow center, M. Teixeira to third
- T. Hunter singled to center, M. Teixeira scored, V. Guerrero to third
- J. Rivera grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, LA Angels 1

  Top 2nd: Boston
- A. Cora safe at first on shortstop E. Aybar's fielding error
- J. Ellsbury grounded into fielder's choice, A. Cora out at second
- D. Pedroia lined out to left
- D. Ortiz grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Boston 4, LA Angels 1

  Bottom 2nd: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick struck out swinging
- J. Mathis struck out swinging
- E. Aybar flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, LA Angels 1

  Top 3rd: Boston
- K. Youkilis flied out to right
- J.D. Drew struck out swinging
- J. Bay grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, LA Angels 1

  Bottom 3rd: LA Angels
- C. Figgins flied out to right
- G. Anderson grounded out to second
- M. Teixeira singled to center
- V. Guerrero singled to center, M. Teixeira to second
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 4, LA Angels 1

  Top 4th: Boston
- M. Kotsay flied out to center
- J. Varitek grounded out to first
- A. Cora doubled to right center
- J. Ellsbury doubled to right, A. Cora scored
- D. Pedroia grounded out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 1

  Bottom 4th: LA Angels
- J. Rivera walked
- H. Kendrick struck out swinging
- J. Mathis singled to left, J. Rivera to second
- E. Aybar grounded out to first, J. Rivera to third, J. Mathis to second
- C. Figgins singled to left, J. Rivera scored, J. Mathis to third
- G. Anderson struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 2

  Top 5th: Boston
- D. Ortiz struck out swinging
- K. Youkilis flied out to deep right
- J.D. Drew flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 2

  Bottom 5th: LA Angels
- M. Teixeira walked
- V. Guerrero walked, M. Teixeira to second
- T. Hunter singled to left, M. Teixeira scored, V. Guerrero to second
- J. Rivera struck out swinging
- H. Kendrick flied out to center, V. Guerrero to third
- K. Morales hit for J. Mathis
- K. Morales popped out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 3

  Top 6th: Boston
- M. Napoli catching
- J. Bay flied out to right
- M. Kotsay safe at first on center fielder T. Hunter's fielding error
- J. Varitek singled to shallow left, M. Kotsay to second
- J. Arredondo relieved E. Santana
- A. Cora walked, M. Kotsay to third, J. Varitek to second
- J. Ellsbury struck out swinging
- D. Pedroia grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 3

  Bottom 6th: LA Angels
- H. Okajima relieved D. Matsuzaka
- E. Aybar grounded out to shortstop
- C. Figgins flied out to center
- G. Anderson flied out to deep right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 3

  Top 7th: Boston
- D. Ortiz popped out to right
- K. Youkilis lined out to shallow left center
- J.D. Drew singled to shortstop
- J. Bay singled to right, J.D. Drew to second
- M. Kotsay flied out to right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 3

  Bottom 7th: LA Angels
- M. Teixeira singled to left
- V. Guerrero singled to left, M. Teixeira to second
- J. Masterson relieved H. Okajima
- T. Hunter flied out to left center, M. Teixeira to third
- J. Rivera walked, V. Guerrero to second
- H. Kendrick struck out swinging
- M. Napoli walked, M. Teixeira scored, V. Guerrero to third, J. Rivera to second
- R. Willits ran for J. Rivera
- E. Aybar struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 4

  Top 8th: Boston
- R. Willits in right field
- S. Shields relieved J. Arredondo
- J. Varitek grounded out to first
- A. Cora struck out looking
- J. Ellsbury walked
- F. Rodriguez relieved S. Shields
- J. Ellsbury stole second
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 4

  Bottom 8th: LA Angels
- C. Figgins tripled to right
- J. Papelbon relieved J. Masterson
- G. Anderson fouled out to third
- M. Teixeira hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Figgins scored
- V. Guerrero popped out to shallow right center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Boston 5, LA Angels 5

  Top 9th: Boston
- D. Ortiz doubled to deep right
- C. Crisp ran for D. Ortiz
- K. Youkilis grounded out to third
- J.D. Drew homered to deep center, C. Crisp scored
- J. Bay singled to third
- M. Kotsay singled to right, J. Bay to second
- J. Varitek grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Kotsay out at second

2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, LA Angels 5

  Bottom 9th: LA Angels
- C. Crisp at designated hitter
- T. Hunter grounded bunt out to third
- G. Matthews Jr. hit for R. Willits
- R. Willits fouled out to third
- H. Kendrick struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Boston 7, LA Angels 5
 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J.D. Drew J.D. Drew
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 LA Angels
M. Teixeira Mark Teixeira
3-3
1 RBI
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LA Angels 5
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