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Angels lefty sharp
Angels 3, Red Sox 1
Joe Saunders allowed one run on six hits to improve to 7-1 on the season. (Winslow Townson/AP)
 Matthews' RBI single
 Guerrero's RBI single
Joe Saunders was brilliant for the Angels, scattering six hits while walking two and striking out a season-high seven batters over 7 2/3 innings. Two first-inning runs off Red Sox starter Julian Tavarez, including an RBI single by Vladimir Gurrrero, were all Saunders would need.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (72-51)
Won 1
LA Angels 3, Boston 1   BOS
Boston (74-50)
Lost 1
August 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   3 6 0
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 7 0
Standings thru 8/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B-2B4110020.337
Cabrera, SS2100110.309
Guerrero, RF3011100.324
Anderson, LF4010004.271
Matthews, CF4001014.264
Kotchman, 1B4120001.307
Izturis, DH4010012.258
Budde, C4000023.091
Aybar, 2B2000000.239
  Quinlan, 3B1000000.245
Totals323622714 

BATTING
2B: Kotchman (31, Snyder).
TB: Figgins; Guerrero; Anderson; Kotchman 3; Izturis.
RBI: Guerrero (98), Matthews (68).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Budde.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Izturis (1, 2nd base by Snyder/Cash).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Saunders (Lugo at 1st base).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4010000.324
Youkilis, 1B4000031.290
Ortiz, DH4120000.316
Ramirez, LF2000201.291
Lowell, 3B3011102.311
Kielty, RF3020011.237
  a-Drew, PH-RF1000012.265
Crisp, CF4000024.271
Lugo, SS4010012.241
Cash, C3000021.000
  b-Varitek, PH1000000.265
Totals3317131014 

a-Struck out for Kielty in the 8th. b-Flied out for Cash in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Pedroia; Ortiz 2; Lowell; Kielty 2; Lugo.
RBI: Lowell (82).
2-out RBI: Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lugo; Crisp; Drew.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Lugo (5, 2nd base by Saunders/Budde).
PO: Lugo (1st base by Saunders).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saunders (W, 7-1)7.26112703.25
Shields 0.01001003.23
Speier (H, 15)0.10000102.91
Rodriguez (S, 31)1.00000202.91
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tavarez (L, 6-9)6.02222205.01
Snyder 2.02110203.55
Gagne 1.02000304.02

Shields pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Snyder.
HBP: Cabrera (by Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes: Saunders 103-71, Shields 10-5, Speier 6-3, Rodriguez 14-8, Tavarez 87-47, Snyder 27-16, Gagne 19-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Saunders 9-6, Shields 0-0, Speier 0-0, Rodriguez 0-1, Tavarez 11-5, Snyder 1-2, Gagne 0-0.
Batters faced: Saunders 30, Shields 2, Speier 1, Rodriguez 3, Tavarez 23, Snyder 7, Gagne 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Shields 1-1, Speier 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Bruce Froemming. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 36,346.

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