7:05 PM ET, July 30, 2008
Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
The West Coast equals the best coast when it comes to games between the Angels and the Red Sox. The Angels have won eight straight vs. the Red Sox in the regular season and took the season series over Boston for the first time since 2001.
• The Angels swept a three-game series at Fenway Park for the first time since July 31-Aug. 2, 2001.
• The Angels have won eight straight vs. the Red Sox in the regular season, tying the franchise record for consecutive wins over Boston. From 1961 to 1962, the Angels also won eight straight vs. Boston.
• Mark Teixeira went 0-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts in his Angels debut.
• Josh Beckett allowed seven earned runs, the most in an outing since he allowed eight in his final start of the 2006 season.
-- ESPN.com research
Hunter extended his hitting streak to 12 games. ... Crisp's homer was his sixth of the season but first of the year at Fenway Park and first since June 17. He was 3-for-36 before hitting the ball into the Green Monster seats in left field. ... Beckett has lost three straight decisions for the first time in three years with Boston and the second time in his career.
Regular Season Series
|Los Angeles leads 8-1 (as of Wed 7/30)|
|Tue 4/22||@BOS 7, LAA 6||Recap|
|Wed 4/23||LAA 6, @BOS 4||Recap|
|Thu 4/24||LAA 7, @BOS 5||Recap|
|Fri 7/18||@LAA 11, BOS 3||Recap|
|Sat 7/19||@LAA 4, BOS 2||Recap|
|Sun 7/20||@LAA 5, BOS 3||Recap|
|Mon 7/28||LAA 7, @BOS 5||Recap|
|Tue 7/29||LAA 6, @BOS 2||Recap|
|» Wed 7/30||LAA 9, @BOS 2||Box Score|
|Complete Schedule: Angels | Red Sox|
|4th||V Guerrero singled to center, M Izturis scored.||1||0|
|4th||G Anderson singled to right, V Guerrero and T Hunter scored, G Anderson to second on error by catcher J Varitek.||3||0|
|5th||C Crisp homered to left center, J Varitek scored.||3||2|
|6th||G Anderson homered to right, T Hunter scored.||5||2|
|6th||J Mathis doubled to left, H Kendrick scored.||6||2|
|6th||J Mathis scored, C Figgins safe at third on error by shortstop J Lowrie.||7||2|
|6th||M Izturis hit sacrifice fly to left, C Figgins scored.||8||2|
|9th||T Hunter homered to left.||9||2|
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|Stadium||Fenway Park, Boston, MA|
|Attendance||38,042 (102.6% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||72 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Rob Drake, First Base - Alfonso Marquez, Second Base - Mike Reilly, Third Base - Bob Davidson|