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Angels 7, Red Sox 5
Torii Hunter rounds first after his sixth-inning home run. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Casey Kotchman's two-run home run and Torii Hunter's three-run blast triggered a six-run sixth inning for the Angels' sixth straight win over the Red Sox. Starter Jered Weaver allowed three runs on six hits in 5 2/3 innings.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (65-40)
Won 1
LA Angels 7, Boston 5   BOS
Boston (61-46)
Lost 1
July 28, 2008
   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
Standings thru 7/28/08  |  Recap: LAA | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Red Sox stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4110122.268
Kotchman, 1B5112002.287
Izturis, SS4110000.263
Guerrero, RF4220010.287
Hunter, CF4123000.280
Anderson, LF4010002.271
Kendrick, 2B3100101.332
Rivera, DH2011110.252
  1-Willits, PR-DH0000000.185
Mathis, C2001012.218
Totals32797359 


1-Ran for Rivera in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Izturis (11, Matsuzaka).
HR: Kotchman (12, 6th inning off Matsuzaka, 1 on, 0 out), Hunter (16, 6th inning off Matsuzaka, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Figgins; Kotchman 4; Izturis 2; Guerrero 2; Hunter 5; Anderson; Rivera.
RBI: Rivera (16), Kotchman 2 (54), Hunter 3 (54), Mathis (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis; Figgins; Kotchman.
S: Mathis 2.
SF: Rivera.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (18, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Izturis, Izturis-Kendrick-Kotchman).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B5000013.315
Youkilis, 1B4110111.311
Ortiz, DH4220110.265
Ramirez, M, LF5123013.304
Lowell, 3B5010002.283
Drew, RF3120101.288
Lowrie, SS4011014.284
Varitek, C2010200.218
Ellsbury, CF4011014.264
Totals3651155618 

BATTING
2B: Ortiz (11, Weaver), Varitek (16, Weaver), Lowrie (5, Weaver), Drew (20, Shields).
HR: Ramirez, M (20, 9th inning off Rodriguez, F, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Youkilis; Ortiz 3; Ramirez, M 5; Lowell; Drew 3; Lowrie 2; Varitek 2; Ellsbury.
RBI: Ramirez, M 3 (68), Lowrie (11), Ellsbury (28).
2-out RBI: Lowrie; Ellsbury; Ramirez, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Ellsbury 2; Pedroia.
GIDP: Ramirez, M.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (W, 9-8)5.26333404.11
Arredondo (H, 11)1.12001101.20
Shields 1.02111003.00
Rodriguez, F (S, 44)1.01110112.47
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka (L, 11-2)5.07662323.04
Masterson 2.02110103.68
Hansen 1.00000005.70
Lopez 1.00001102.66

Matsuzaka pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Weaver 97-58, Arredondo 20-10, Shields 31-16, Rodriguez, F 12-8, Matsuzaka 91-59, Masterson 29-23, Hansen 9-8, Lopez 19-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 3-9, Arredondo 2-1, Shields 2-1, Rodriguez, F 0-2, Matsuzaka 3-8, Masterson 4-1, Hansen 1-2, Lopez 1-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 25, Arredondo 6, Shields 6, Rodriguez, F 4, Matsuzaka 23, Masterson 8, Hansen 3, Lopez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Arredondo 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:12.
Att: 37,830.
July 28, 2008

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