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Beckett falls flat
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Angels 9, Red Sox 2
Josh Beckett throws to first base in the third inning Wednesday. (Elisa Amendola/AP)
Coco Crisp hit a two-run homer over the Green Monster in the fifth inning, but that was all the Red Sox would get in their series finale against the Angels. Starter Josh Beckett gave up seven earned runs on 11 hits in 5 1/3 innings.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (67-40)
Won 3
LA Angels 9, Boston 2   BOS
Boston (61-48)
Lost 3
July 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 1   9 16 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0   2 8 4
Standings thru 7/30/08  |  Recap: LAA | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Red Sox stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B5130020.276
Izturis, SS4121012.267
Teixeira, 1B4000123.281
Guerrero, DH5121005.285
Hunter, CF4321102.282
  Rivera, LF0000000.244
Anderson, LF5144000.278
  Willits, RF0000000.185
Kendrick, 2B5110033.329
Matthews, RF-CF5000003.230
Mathis, C5121011.224
Totals4291682919 

BATTING
2B: Izturis (12, Beckett), Hunter (25, Beckett), Mathis (6, Beckett), Guerrero (18, Delcarmen), Anderson (16, Masterson).
HR: Anderson (11, 6th inning off Beckett, 1 on, 0 out), Hunter (17, 9th inning off Masterson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Figgins 3; Izturis 3; Guerrero 3; Hunter 6; Anderson 8; Kendrick; Mathis 3.
RBI: Guerrero (55), Anderson 4 (57), Mathis (36), Izturis (35), Hunter (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Guerrero; Hunter 2; Mathis.
SF: Izturis.
GIDP: Guerrero.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (20, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Izturis-Kendrick-Teixeira).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B5010002.314
Youkilis, 1B4010011.309
Ortiz, DH3020101.266
Ramirez, M, LF3000103.299
Lowell, 3B4010013.279
Drew, RF4000003.283
Lowrie, SS4000002.269
Varitek, C3110110.216
Crisp, CF4122000.252
Totals342823315 

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (32, Saunders), Youkilis (26, Saunders), Ortiz (12, Speier).
HR: Crisp (6, 5th inning off Saunders, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Pedroia 2; Youkilis 2; Ortiz 3; Lowell; Varitek; Crisp 5.
RBI: Crisp 2 (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Youkilis; Lowrie; Lowell; Drew.
GIDP: Pedroia.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Drew (3, throw), Beckett (2, pickoff), Varitek (4, throw), Youkilis (4, fielding).
DP: (Lowell-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saunders (W, 14-5)6.05223213.09
Speier 2.01000104.63
Oliver 1.02000003.28
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (L, 9-8)5.111871814.15
Delcarmen 1.21000004.20
Lopez 0.12001002.63
Masterson 1.22110113.73

WP: Speier.
IBB: Ramirez, M (by Saunders).
Pitches-strikes: Saunders 103-57, Speier 29-20, Oliver 12-8, Beckett 100-68, Delcarmen 26-15, Lopez 10-5, Masterson 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Saunders 7-9, Speier 1-4, Oliver 3-0, Beckett 7-1, Delcarmen 3-2, Lopez 1-0, Masterson 4-0.
Batters faced: Saunders 26, Speier 7, Oliver 4, Beckett 28, Delcarmen 7, Lopez 4, Masterson 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 2-2, Masterson 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 38,042.
July 30, 2008

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