LA Angels 7, Boston 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 7 11 0
Boston 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 6 7 1
WP: D. Oliver (1-0) S: B. Fuentes (2)
LP: J. Papelbon (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Boston
- D. Pedroia doubled to deep center, A. Gonzalez and J. Ellsbury scored
- V. Martinez singled to left, D. Pedroia scored
Top 4th: LA Angels
- K. Morales homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Boston
- J.D. Drew homered to deep center, M. Lowell scored
Top 6th: LA Angels
- J. Rivera grounded into double play third to second to first, T. Hunter scored, V. Guerrero to third, K. Morales out at second
Top 8th: LA Angels
- J. Rivera singled to right center, B. Abreu and V. Guerrero scored
Bot 8th: Boston
- M. Lowell singled to shallow right, J. Gathright scored
Top 9th: LA Angels
- B. Abreu doubled to left, E. Aybar scored, C. Figgins to third
- V. Guerrero singled to shallow center, C. Figgins and B. Abreu scored, T. Hunter to second
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .000
B. Abreu rf 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .556
T. Hunter cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .200
V. Guerrero dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 .400
K. Morales 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 .200
J. Rivera lf 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 .273
    R. Willits pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Izturis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .143
M. Napoli c 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
    G. Matthews Jr. ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mathis c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
E. Aybar ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .364
 Totals 36 7 11 6 1 4 6 1 13  
 Batting
2B - B Abreu 2 (2, B Wagner, J Papelbon); T Hunter (1, C Buchholz); M Napoli (1, C Buchholz).
HR - K Morales (1, 4th inning off C Buchholz 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - B Abreu (1), V Guerrero 2 (2), K Morales (3), J Rivera 2 (2).
2-out RBI - B Abreu, V Guerrero 2, J Rivera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Abreu 1, V Guerrero 1, K Morales 1, M Izturis 1, E Aybar 1.
GIDP - J Rivera.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Rivera (1, 2nd base off C Buchholz/V Martinez).
Picked Off - R Willits (1st base, J Papelbon).
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
J. Ellsbury cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
D. Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .167
V. Martinez c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .182
K. Youkilis 1b-3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .083
J. Bay lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .125
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083
    J. Gathright pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
M. Lowell 3b 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .200
    B. Anderson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Kotchman 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J.D. Drew rf 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 .222
A. Gonzalez ss 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167
    J. Lowrie ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 6 7 6 1 4 3 1 7  
 Batting
2B - D Pedroia (1, S Kazmir).
HR - J Drew (1, 4th inning off S Kazmir 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Pedroia 2 (2), V Martinez (2), M Lowell (1), J Drew 2 (2).
2-out RBI - M Lowell.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Gathright (1, 2nd base off K Jepsen/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
E - K Youkilis (1, throw).
DP - 1 (M Lowell-D Pedroia-K Youkilis).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
S. Kazmir 6.0 5 5 5 3 1 1 1.33 7.50  
J. Bulger 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.00 0.00  
K. Jepsen 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.25 6.75  
D. Oliver (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.43 0.00  
B. Fuentes (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.60 0.00  
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
C. Buchholz 5.0 6 2 2 1 3 1 1.40 3.60  
D. Bard (H, 1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00  
B. Wagner (H, 1) 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 0 3.00 18.00  
J. Papelbon (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 1.0 4 3 3 2 0 0 3.00 13.50  
H. Okajima 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
IBB - T Hunter (by J Papelbon).
BALK - C Buchholz.
HPB - M Napoli (by C Buchholz).
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 90-54; J Bulger 18-10; K Jepsen 21-12; D Oliver 4-3; B Fuentes 13-10; C Buchholz 96-58; D Bard 25-16; B Wagner 19-11; J Papelbon 32-20; H Okajima 2-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 5-14; J Bulger 2-0; K Jepsen 2-0; D Oliver 0-0; B Fuentes 0-3; C Buchholz 10-6; D Bard 2-1; B Wagner 2-0; J Papelbon 0-3; H Okajima 0-1.
Batters faced - S Kazmir 26; J Bulger 4; K Jepsen 4; D Oliver 1; B Fuentes 3; C Buchholz 23; D Bard 5; B Wagner 4; J Papelbon 8; H Okajima 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Dan Iassogna. LF--Joe West. RF--C.B. Bucknor.

Updated on Monday, Oct 12, 2009 4:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
B. Abreu Bobby Abreu
3-5
1 RBI
 Boston
J.D. Drew J.D. Drew
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
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