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Matthews drives in four
Angels 10, Red Sox 4
Maicer Izturis scores on a Jeff Mathis double in the fourth inning. (Francis Specker/AP)
 Matthews' solo shot
Gary Matthews Jr. homered and drove in four runs to key a 14-hit attack as the Angels secured the series. Matthews finished with three hits and three runs scored. Joe Saunders wasn't sharp, but earned the win after the Halos scored five runs in the fifth inning.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (68-45)
Lost 2
LA Angels 10, Boston 4   LAA
LA Angels (66-46)
Won 3
August 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   4 9 2
LA Angels
0 1 0 1 5 2 0 1 X   10 14 0
Standings thru 8/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Angels Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4220000.322
Youkilis, 1B4021000.306
Ortiz, DH4000013.319
Ramirez, LF4011002.297
  Moss, LF0000000.000
Lowell, 3B4010012.304
Crisp, CF4010011.277
Pena, RF1110100.223
  a-Drew, PH-RF2000001.251
Mirabelli, C4112002.210
Lugo, SS4000001.225
Totals354941312 

a-Grounded out for Pena in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Pena (9, Saunders), Youkilis (29, Saunders), Crisp (19, Saunders), Ramirez (27, Bootcheck).
HR: Mirabelli (5, 5th inning off Saunders, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Pedroia 2; Youkilis 3; Ramirez 2; Lowell; Crisp 2; Pena 2; Mirabelli 4.
RBI: Ramirez (73), Mirabelli 2 (15), Youkilis (61).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lugo; Ramirez; Mirabelli; Crisp.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Lugo (12, fielding), Crisp (1, fielding).
DP: (Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4110114.338
Cabrera, SS5111024.306
Guerrero, RF3210200.328
Anderson, LF5100003.284
Matthews, CF5334002.274
Kotchman, 1B4121102.307
Izturis, 2B3122101.267
  a-Aybar, PH-2B1010000.241
Mathis, C5022015.214
Willits, DH4010012.300
Totals391014105523 

a-Singled for Izturis in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kotchman 2 (26, Wakefield, Tavarez), Mathis (5, Wakefield), Cabrera (29, Wakefield), Guerrero (36, Tavarez), Matthews (23, Tavarez).
HR: Matthews (14, 8th inning off Snyder, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins; Cabrera 2; Guerrero 2; Matthews 7; Kotchman 4; Izturis 2; Aybar; Mathis 3; Willits.
RBI: Izturis 2 (27), Mathis 2 (5), Cabrera (64), Matthews 4 (64), Kotchman (52).
2-out RBI: Mathis; Matthews.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Figgins; Willits; Cabrera 2; Mathis.
GIDP: Mathis.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins 2 (31, 2nd base off Wakefield/Mirabelli, 2nd base off Wakefield/Mirabelli).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Anderson (Lowell at home).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (L, 13-10)4.07763204.81
Delcarmen 1.02000102.35
Tavarez 1.03221005.17
Snyder 2.02111212.91
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saunders (W, 6-0)5.18441213.46
Bootcheck (H, 1)2.21000104.36
Oliver 1.00000004.66

Wakefield pitched to 5 batters in the 5th.

IBB: Guerrero (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 80-46, Delcarmen 21-16, Tavarez 14-5, Snyder 31-19, Saunders 89-54, Bootcheck 37-25, Oliver 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wakefield 2-8, Delcarmen 1-1, Tavarez 3-0, Snyder 3-1, Saunders 7-6, Bootcheck 5-2, Oliver 1-2.
Batters faced: Wakefield 23, Delcarmen 6, Tavarez 6, Snyder 9, Saunders 24, Bootcheck 9, Oliver 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Delcarmen 2-2, Bootcheck 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 44,177.

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