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LAA  4
BOS  2

BAL 11
DET 10

(10)
KCR  9
@CHW  1

MIN 14
TEX  2

NYY  4
OAK  3

(12)
CLE  9
@SEA  6

TBR  6
TOR  4

ARI  3
LAD  2

WSN  8
@ATL  2

CIN  7
NYM  2

COL  7
PIT  1

FLA  9
PHI  5

HOU  4
CHC  1

MIL  8
@SFG  5

STL  6
SDP  5

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 44,005

Saturday, July 19, 2008, 3:55pm
Time of Game: 2:49
Red Sox
2
57-42
Lost 2
2nd, 1½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  0
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   4  0  X    4  9  0
W: J Arredondo (4-0), L: J Beckett (9-6), S: F Rodriguez (39)
Angels
4
59-38
Won 4
1st

BATTING

Boston Red Sox               AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Ellsbury LF                 4   0   1   0    0   2  .269  .712   13    3   0   HBP
D Pedroia 2B                  4   0   2   0    1   0  .318  .824   17    2   2   GDP
J Drew RF                     3   0   1   0    2   1  .298  .975   29    1   0   2B,GDP
M Ramirez DH                  3   1   1   0    2   0  .296  .926   19    0   0   2B,IW
M Lowell 3B                   5   0   0   0    0   0  .288  .842   20    1   0   
K Youkilis 1B                 4   1   2   2    0   0  .316  .949   20    8   0   HR
C Crisp CF                    4   0   0   0    0   1  .255  .706   13    3   0   
J Varitek C                   2   0   0   0    2   0  .214  .645   23    6   0   
J Lowrie SS                   4   0   1   0    0   1  .275  .716   12    0   5   

J Beckett P                                                              0   2
Totals                       33   2   8   2    7   5              166   24   9
BATTING
2B: M Ramirez (19, off J Saunders); J Drew (19, off J Saunders).
HR: K Youkilis (17, off J Saunders; 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF).
IBB: M Ramirez (6, by J Saunders).
HBP: J Ellsbury (5, by J Saunders).
TB: K Youkilis 5; M Ramirez 2; J Drew 2; D Pedroia 2; J Lowrie; J Ellsbury.
GIDP: J Drew (9); D Pedroia (10).
RBI: K Youkilis 2 (67).
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
FIELDING
DP: 1. J Lowrie-D Pedroia-K Youkilis.
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  4   0   2   0    0   1  .277  .708   13    2   1   2B,SB
C Kotchman 1B                 4   0   0   0    0   1  .280  .747   26    8   0   
M Izturis SS                  4   0   1   0    0   0  .275  .704   12    2   6   
V Guerrero DH                 4   1   1   1    0   0  .288  .839    7    0   0   HR,GDP
T Hunter CF                   4   1   2   0    0   1  .272  .788   15    2   0   
G Anderson LF                 4   1   1   0    0   1  .272  .712   11    2   0   
J Rivera RF                   2   0   1   0    0   0  .242  .681    5    3   0   
  R Willits PH-RF             0   0   0   0    0   0  .161  .503    1    0   0   SH
H Kendrick 2B                 2   1   0   0    1   1  .316  .804   15    4   3   IW
J Mathis C                    2   0   0   0    0   1  .208  .627    9    2   0   
  E Aybar PH                  1   0   1   3    0   0  .284  .713    2    0   0   3B
  R Budde C                   0   0   0   0    0   0                     2   1   

J Saunders P                                                             0   0
  J Arredondo P                                                          0   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       31   4   9   4    1   6              116   27  11
BATTING
2B: C Figgins (10, off J Beckett).
3B: E Aybar (3, off J Beckett).
HR: V Guerrero (16, off J Beckett; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SH: R Willits (4, off J Beckett).
IBB: H Kendrick (1, by J Beckett).
TB: V Guerrero 4; E Aybar 3; C Figgins 3; T Hunter 2; J Rivera; M Izturis; G Anderson.
GIDP: V Guerrero (15).
RBI: E Aybar 3 (24); V Guerrero (52).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
FIELDING
DP: 2. H Kendrick-M Izturis-C Kotchman; M Izturis-H Kendrick-C Kotchman.
BASERUNNING
SB: C Figgins (17, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek).

PITCHING

Boston Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
J Beckett, L (9-6)             8     9   4   4    1   6   1   3.98   33  107-69   42·10·17   14· 9· 3· 0     53    -     1.31  -0.26
Totals                         8     9   4   4    1   6   1          33  107-69   42·10·17   14· 9· 3· 0           -  
Los Angeles Angels            IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
J Saunders                     6.2   6   2   2    3   1   1   3.05   28  111-67   44· 4·19   10·11· 2· 0     52    -     0.79   0.07
J Arredondo, W (4-0)           0.1   0   0   0    1   1   0   1.11    2   12-5     2· 0· 3    0· 0· 0· 0          1-0    0.94   0.02
S Shields, H (20)              1     1   0   0    2   2   0   3.03    6   27-15    5· 4· 6    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    2.92   0.08
F Rodriguez, S (39)            1     1   0   0    1   1   0   2.30    5   16-10    5· 2· 3    0· 3· 0· 0          0-0    2.34   0.08
Totals                         9     8   2   2    7   5   1          41  166-97   56·10·31   11·15· 2· 0          1-0 
Balks: None.
WP: J Beckett (3).
IBB: J Saunders (1; M Ramirez); J Beckett (1; H Kendrick).
HBP: J Saunders (1; J Ellsbury).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Paul Nauert.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 44,005.
Weather: 75° F, Wind 8mph out to Rightfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Boston Red Sox                Los Angeles Angels                   
1. J Ellsbury           LF    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. D Pedroia            2B    2. C Kotchman           1B 
3. J Drew               RF    3. M Izturis            SS 
4. M Ramirez            DH    4. V Guerrero           DH 
5. M Lowell             3B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. K Youkilis           1B    6. G Anderson           LF 
7. C Crisp              CF    7. J Rivera             RF 
8. J Varitek            C     8. H Kendrick           2B 
9. J Lowrie             SS    9. J Mathis             C  

   J Beckett            P        J Saunders           P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 7   1  2-1  123  2   35%  91% E Aybar         J Beckett       Triple to RF (Ground Ball); Hunter Scores; Anderson Scores; Kendrick Scores
   t 2   1  0-0  -2-  4  -16%  32% K Youkilis      J Saunders      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ramirez Scores
   b 7   0  2-0  ---  1   14%  37% V Guerrero      J Beckett       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
   t 8   2  4-2  123  3   13%  94% J Lowrie        S Shields       Strikeout Swinging
   b 7   0  2-1  1--  5   11%  55% G Anderson      J Beckett       Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Hunter to 2B

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  4   52%  J Ellsbury      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   50%  D Pedroia       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   OO     1--  3   55%  J Drew          Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Josh Beckett facing 1-2-3
          ---  1   58%  C Figgins       Single to LF (Line Drive)
          1--      61%  C Kotchman      Figgins Steals 2B
   O      -2-  7   59%  " "             Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF); Figgins to 3B
   O      --3  1   54%  M Izturis       Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      --3  2   50%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 4-5-6
          ---  3   44%  M Ramirez       Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      -2-  6   48%  M Lowell        Popfly: 2B
   RR     -2-  4   32%  K Youkilis      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ramirez Scores
   O      ---  1   33%  C Crisp         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  5   32%  J Varitek       Walk
   O      1--  4   34%  J Lowrie        Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Josh Beckett facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   32%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  1   30%  G Anderson      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4   29%  J Rivera        Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2   31%  J Ellsbury      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4   32%  D Pedroia       Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
          ---  5   30%  J Drew          Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
          -2-  4   29%  M Ramirez       Intentional Walk
   O      12-  1   33%  M Lowell        Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Josh Beckett facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  5   30%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   28%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   27%  C Figgins       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Joe Saunders facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  8   29%  K Youkilis      Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   30%  C Crisp         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  8   31%  J Varitek       Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Josh Beckett facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   28%  C Kotchman      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  2   31%  M Izturis       Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
   OO     1--  2   25%  V Guerrero      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Joe Saunders facing 9-1-2
          ---  1   22%  J Lowrie        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
          1--  1   18%  J Ellsbury      Hit By Pitch; Lowrie to 2B
   OO     12-  4   26%  D Pedroia       Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Lowrie to 3B
          --3  8   25%  J Drew          Walk
   O      1-3  2   29%  M Ramirez       Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Josh Beckett facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  6   26%  T Hunter        Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  4   24%  G Anderson      Strikeout Looking
          ---  1   25%  J Rivera        Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
   O      1--  6   22%  H Kendrick      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Joe Saunders facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  8   24%  M Lowell        Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
   O      ---  5   25%  K Youkilis      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  5   26%  C Crisp         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Josh Beckett facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  4   22%  J Mathis        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  5   29%  C Figgins       Double to RF (Ground Ball)
          -2-      32%  C Kotchman      Wild Pitch; Figgins to 3B
   O      --3  6   24%  " "             Strikeout Looking
   O      --3  7   18%  M Izturis       Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Joe Saunders facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  5   20%  J Varitek       Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      ---  4   21%  J Lowrie        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  3   20%  J Ellsbury      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
                  Jose Arredondo replaces Joe Saunders pitching
          1--  5   19%  D Pedroia       Walk; Ellsbury to 2B
   O      12-  7   22%  J Drew          Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Josh Beckett facing 4-5-6
   R      ---  1   37%  V Guerrero      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
          ---  3   44%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Ground Ball)
          1--  5   55%  G Anderson      Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Hunter to 2B
                  Reggie Willits pinch hits for Juan Rivera batting 7th
   O      12-  1   55%  R Willits       Bunt Groundout: P-2B (Front of Home); Hunter to 3B; Anderson to 2B
          -23  4   56%  H Kendrick      Intentional Walk
                  Erick Aybar pinch hits for Jeff Mathis batting 9th
   RRR    123  2   91%  E Aybar         Triple to RF (Ground Ball); Hunter Scores; Anderson Scores; Kendrick Scores
   O      --3  4   88%  C Figgins       Strikeout Swinging
   O      --3  1   86%  C Kotchman      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 4.

Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Scot Shields facing 4-5-6
                  Scot Shields replaces Jose Arredondo pitching; Ryan Budde replaces Erick Aybar playing C batting 9th; Reggie Willits moves to RF
          ---  6   80%  M Ramirez       Walk
   O      1--  4   85%  M Lowell        Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
          1--  3   79%  K Youkilis      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Lowell to 2B
   O      12-  6   87%  C Crisp         Strikeout Looking
          12-  5   81%  J Varitek       Walk; Lowell to 3B; Youkilis to 2B
   O      123  3   94%  J Lowrie        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-2, Josh Beckett facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  2   93%  M Izturis       Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  2   93%  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF
          ---  4   93%  T Hunter        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  1   92%  G Anderson      Groundout: P-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 4.

Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Francisco Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Scot Shields pitching
   O      ---  3   96%  J Ellsbury      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   91%  D Pedroia       Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
          1--  6   84%  J Drew          Walk; Pedroia to 2B
   O      12-  4   93%  M Ramirez       Popfly: 2B
   O      12-  1  100%  M Lowell        Popfly: 3B
        0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Angels 4.

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