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Tough loss for Angels
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Red Sox 7, Angels 6
Garret Anderson's two-run single capped off a three-run third. (Charles Krupa/AP)
A three-run third, a Jeff Mathis two-run homer and a Casey Kotchman solo blast were not enough for the Angels as they dropped the series opener to the Red Sox. Jered Weaver started for the Angels, but the righty, who got the no-decision, gave up five earned runs.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (12-9)
Lost 2
Boston 7, LA Angels 6   BOS
Boston (15-7)
Won 6
April 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0   6 11 0
Boston
1 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 X   7 16 1
Standings thru 4/22/08  |  Recap: LAA | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Red Sox stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4010112.362
Matthews, DH5010024.235
Guerrero, RF5000025.275
Anderson, LF5022002.244
Hunter, CF4000015.301
Kotchman, 1B4111000.315
Izturis, 2B2210200.182
Mathis, C4223001.379
Aybar, SS4130001.356
Totals3761163620 

BATTING
2B: Izturis (1, Pauley), Aybar 3 (5, Pauley, Pauley, Okajima).
HR: Mathis (3, 4th inning off Pauley, 1 on, 1 out), Kotchman (5, 8th inning off Okajima, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Figgins; Matthews; Anderson 2; Kotchman 4; Izturis 2; Mathis 5; Aybar 6.
RBI: Mathis 3 (7), Anderson 2 (11), Kotchman (13).
2-out RBI: Anderson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter 3; Matthews; Aybar; Figgins.
GIDP: Hunter.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis (4, 2nd base off Pauley/Cash).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF5332003.308
Pedroia, 2B5141010.364
Ortiz, DH4111112.181
Ramirez, LF5020013.342
Youkilis, 3B-1B5112005.354
Drew, RF4110013.302
Casey, 1B4010001.340
  1-Lowrie, PR-3B0000000.375
Cash, C4010032.227
Lugo, SS4021000.324
Totals4071671719 


1-Ran for Casey in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia 3 (11, Weaver, Weaver, Shields), Casey (5, Oliver).
HR: Ellsbury 2 (3, 1st inning off Weaver, 0 on, 0 out; 6th inning off O'Day, 0 on, 2 out), Youkilis (2, 5th inning off Weaver, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 9; Pedroia 7; Ortiz; Ramirez 2; Youkilis 4; Drew; Casey 2; Cash; Lugo 2.
RBI: Ellsbury 2 (9), Lugo (4), Ortiz (16), Youkilis 2 (14), Pedroia (12).
2-out RBI: Lugo; Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew; Ellsbury; Ortiz; Cash 2; Youkilis.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pedroia (3, 2nd base off O'Day/Mathis).

FIELDING
E: Cash (2, pickoff).
DP: (Youkilis-Pedroia-Casey).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver 5.010550424.50
O'Day 1.13110112.02
Oliver (L, 1-1)1.02110204.50
Shields 0.21001001.13
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pauley 4.175523110.38
Tavarez 1.22001005.79
Okajima (BS, 1)1.22110111.08
Timlin (W, 2-1)0.100000014.54
Papelbon (S, 8)1.00000202.45

Tavarez pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Weaver 105-72, O'Day 26-16, Oliver 19-15, Shields 13-6, Pauley 89-56, Tavarez 24-16, Okajima 21-16, Timlin 4-2, Papelbon 11-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 6-5, O'Day 3-0, Oliver 1-0, Shields 1-1, Pauley 4-6, Tavarez 5-0, Okajima 2-2, Timlin 1-0, Papelbon 0-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 25, O'Day 7, Oliver 5, Shields 4, Pauley 22, Tavarez 7, Okajima 7, Timlin 1, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver 1-0, Shields 1-1, Tavarez 1-0, Okajima 2-0, Timlin 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 37,982.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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