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Lackey undone in first
Red Sox 8, Angels 4
John Lackey allowed six earned runs on 11 hits in four innings. (Elise Amendola/AP)
 Guerrero's RBI
 Mathis' RBI
 Anderson's RBI
John Lackey couldn't get his 16th win, lasting just four innings while allowing seven runs on 11 hits. Lackey was undone by a six-run, 46-pitch first, when the Red Sox sent 10 hitters to the plate -- seven of whom had a hit. The loss spoiled Casey Kotchman's career day at the plate (4-for-4).
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (70-50)
Lost 1
Boston 8, LA Angels 4   BOS
Boston (73-48)
Won 1
August 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0   4 11 1
Boston
6 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 X   8 14 1
Standings thru 8/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B3210220.341
Cabrera, SS5120012.308
Guerrero, RF5021001.320
Anderson, LF4022012.275
Matthews, DH4000024.270
Kotchman, 1B4140000.306
Aybar, 2B4000015.243
Mathis, C1001101.195
  a-Izturis, PH1000002.263
  Budde, C0000000.000
Willits, CF4000032.298
Totals35411431019 

a-Flied out for Mathis in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kotchman 2 (29, Buchholz, Buchholz).
TB: Figgins; Cabrera 2; Guerrero 2; Anderson 2; Kotchman 6.
RBI: Anderson 2 (38), Guerrero (93), Mathis (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Mathis; Izturis; Guerrero.
SF: Mathis.
GIDP: Willits; Cabrera.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Guerrero (8, throw).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B5221002.325
Youkilis, 1B4110111.295
Ortiz, DH5122002.312
Ramirez, LF3120001.293
Drew, RF5131013.263
Lowell, 3B4111014.313
Crisp, CF4010004.273
Mirabelli, C1111000.212
  Varitek, C3000011.267
Cora, SS4011011.255
Totals3881471519 

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (26, Lackey), Mirabelli (3, Lackey), Cora (8, Lackey).
3B: Drew (3, Lackey).
HR: Ortiz (20, 1st inning off Lackey, 1 on, 1 out), Pedroia (6, 8th inning off Jones, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Pedroia 6; Youkilis; Ortiz 5; Ramirez 2; Drew 5; Lowell; Crisp; Mirabelli 2; Cora 2.
RBI: Ortiz 2 (73), Drew (45), Lowell (80), Mirabelli (16), Cora (17), Pedroia (37).
2-out RBI: Mirabelli; Cora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia 2; Crisp 2; Lowell; Drew.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Drew (6, fielding).
DP: 3 (Pedroia-Cora-Youkilis, Lowell-Pedroia-Youkilis, Youkilis).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey (L, 15-7)4.011760313.32
Bootcheck 3.02000103.99
Jones 1.01111116.48
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buchholz (W, 1-0)6.08433504.50
Okajima (H, 21)1.22000301.23
Papelbon (S, 29)1.11000201.87

Balk: Bootcheck.
HBP: Ramirez (by Lackey), Ramirez (by Jones).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 97-64, Bootcheck 42-25, Jones 30-18, Buchholz 91-58, Okajima 26-20, Papelbon 23-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lackey 3-6, Bootcheck 1-7, Jones 1-1, Buchholz 7-6, Okajima 0-2, Papelbon 0-2.
Batters faced: Lackey 24, Bootcheck 11, Jones 6, Buchholz 27, Okajima 7, Papelbon 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Papelbon 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 36,686.

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