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Sox are all business
Red Sox 7, Angels 5
Jason Bay is welcomed to the dugout after his three-run homer. (Chris Carlson/AP)
J.D. Drew delivered a two-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Francisco Rodriguez to put the Red Sox squarely in the driver's seat in the ALDS. Jason Bay's second homer in two games, a three-run shot in the first, ignited a four-run opening frame.
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Red Sox win series, 3-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 BOS 4 @ LAA 1 Wed Oct. 1    
Gm 2 BOS 7 @ LAA 5 Fri Oct. 3    
Gm 3 LAA 5 @ BOS 4 Sun Oct. 5    
Gm 4 LAA 2 @ BOS 3 Mon Oct. 6    
BOS
Boston
LAA
LA Angels
October 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2   7 14 0
LA Angels
1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0   5 11 2
Recap: BOS | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Angels stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 1 1 1 1 4 .444
Pedroia, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000
Ortiz, D, DH 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .300
  1-Crisp, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Youkilis, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .222
Drew, J, RF 5 2 3 3 0 1 0 .333
Bay, LF 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 .556
Kotsay, 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .400
Varitek, C 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .125
Cora, SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .333
Totals 42 7 14 7 2 5 17  

1-Ran for Ortiz, D in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Drew, J (1, Santana, E), Cora (1, Santana, E), Ellsbury (2, Santana, E), Ortiz, D (1, Rodriguez, Fr).
HR: Bay (2, 1st inning off Santana, E, 2 on, 2 out), Drew, J (1, 9th inning off Rodriguez, Fr, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Ortiz, D 3; Drew, J 7; Cora 2; Youkilis; Varitek; Bay 6; Kotsay 2.
RBI: Drew, J 3 (3), Bay 3 (5), Ellsbury (2).
2-out RBI: Drew, J; Bay 3; Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia 4; Kotsay.
GIDP: Varitek.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury (3, 2nd base off Rodriguez, Fr/Napoli).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .200
Anderson, G, LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222
Teixeira, 1B 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 .714
Guerrero, DH 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 .625
Hunter, To, CF 5 0 2 2 0 0 4 .500
Rivera, J, RF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .000
  1-Willits, PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Matthews, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kendrick, H, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 4 6 .000
Mathis, C 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .500
  a-Morales, K, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500
  Napoli, C 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000
Aybar, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000
Totals 37 5 11 5 5 8 24  

a-Popped out for Mathis in the 5th. b-Popped out for Willits in the 9th.
1-Ran for Rivera, J in the 7th.

BATTING
3B: Figgins (1, Masterson).
TB: Figgins 4; Mathis; Teixeira 3; Guerrero 3; Hunter, To 2.
RBI: Hunter, To 2 (3), Figgins (1), Napoli (1), Teixeira (1).
2-out RBI: Hunter, To; Figgins; Napoli.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera, J; Hunter, To; Anderson, G; Morales, K; Aybar 2.
SF: Teixeira.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Aybar (1, fielding), Hunter, To (1, fielding).
DP: (Kendrick, H-Aybar-Teixeira).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matsuzaka 5.0 8 3 3 3 5 0 5.40
Okajima (H, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.00
Masterson (H, 2) 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 0 4.50
Papelbon (BS, 1)(W, 1-0) 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Santana, E 5.1 8 5 5 0 3 1 8.44
Arredondo, J 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Shields, S 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 10.80
Rodriguez, Fr (L, 0-1) 1.1 4 2 2 0 0 1 13.50

Okajima pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Masterson pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 108-67, Okajima 28-16, Masterson 21-11, Papelbon 21-15, Santana, E 98-65, Arredondo, J 31-18, Shields, S 10-6, Rodriguez, Fr 23-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matsuzaka 4-3, Okajima 1-2, Masterson 0-1, Papelbon 1-1, Santana, E 6-5, Arredondo, J 1-1, Shields, S 1-0, Rodriguez, Fr 3-0.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 26, Okajima 5, Masterson 6, Papelbon 6, Santana, E 26, Arredondo, J 8, Shields, S 3, Rodriguez, Fr 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Masterson 2-1, Papelbon 1-1, Arredondo, J 2-0, Rodriguez, Fr 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Tim Tschida. LF: Marty Foster. RF: Tim Welke.
Weather: 67 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:51.
Att: 45,354.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
October 3, 2008
October 3, 2008

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