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Sox left stunned
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Angels 7, Red Sox 6
Jonathan Papelbon reacts after allowing a two-out single that started the Angels' rally. (Getty)
Jonathan Papelbon had been spotless in his postseason career. And with two outs in the ninth, the Sox's closer looked to have had the Halos all but silenced. Nope. A three-run final frame crushed Boston and halted its Wild Card playoff run.
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Series at a glance:
  • Sun. 10/11: LAA 7, BOS 6
LAA
LA Angels
BOS
Boston
October 11, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 3   7 11 0
Boston
0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0   6 7 1
Recap: LAA | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Red Sox stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 .000
Abreu, RF 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 .556
Hunter, To, CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .200
Guerrero, DH 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 .400
Morales, K, 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 4 .200
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 .273
  1-Willits, PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Izturis, M, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143
Napoli, C 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
  a-Matthews, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mathis, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Aybar, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .364
Totals 36 7 11 6 4 6 16  

a-Flied out for Napoli in the 9th.
1-Ran for Rivera, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Napoli (1, Buchholz), Hunter, To (1, Buchholz), Abreu 2 (2, Wagner, B, Papelbon).
HR: Morales, K (1, 4th inning off Buchholz, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Napoli 2; Guerrero 2; Aybar; Hunter, To 2; Morales, K 4; Abreu 5; Rivera, J 2.
RBI: Morales, K (3), Rivera, J 2 (2), Abreu (1), Guerrero 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Rivera, J 2; Abreu; Guerrero 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero; Aybar; Abreu; Izturis, M; Morales, K.
GIDP: Rivera, J.
Team RISP: 4-for-15.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rivera, J (1, 2nd base off Buchholz/Martinez, V).
PO: Willits (1st base by Papelbon).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Pedroia, 2B 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 .167
Martinez, V, C 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .182
Youkilis, 1B-3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .083
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .125
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .083
  1-Gathright, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lowell, 3B 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .200
  2-Anderson, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kotchman, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Drew, J, RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .222
Gonzalez, Al, SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .167
  a-Lowrie, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 6 7 6 4 3 7  

a-Flied out for Gonzalez, Al in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ortiz, D in the 8th. 2-Ran for Lowell in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (1, Kazmir).
HR: Drew, J (1, 4th inning off Kazmir, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Ellsbury; Ortiz, D; Lowell 2; Drew, J 4; Pedroia 2; Martinez, V.
RBI: Pedroia 2 (2), Martinez, V (2), Drew, J 2 (2), Lowell (1).
2-out RBI: Lowell.
Team RISP: 3-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gathright (1, 2nd base off Jepsen/Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Youkilis (1, pickoff).
DP: (Lowell-Pedroia-Youkilis).
Pickoffs: Papelbon (Willits at 1st base).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kazmir 6.0 5 5 5 3 1 1 7.50
Bulger 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Jepsen 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.75
Oliver, D (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Fuentes (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buchholz 5.0 6 2 2 1 3 1 3.60
Bard (H, 1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Wagner, B (H, 1) 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 0 18.00
Papelbon (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 1.0 4 3 3 2 0 0 13.50
Okajima 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Buchholz pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

Balk: Buchholz.
IBB: Hunter, To (by Papelbon).
HBP: Napoli (by Buchholz).
Pitches-strikes: Kazmir 90-54, Bulger 18-10, Jepsen 21-12, Oliver, D 4-3, Fuentes 13-10, Buchholz 95-58, Bard 25-16, Wagner, B 19-11, Papelbon 32-20, Okajima 2-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kazmir 5-10, Bulger 2-0, Jepsen 1-0, Oliver, D 0-1, Fuentes 0-1, Buchholz 6-5, Bard 2-0, Wagner, B 1-0, Papelbon 0-1, Okajima 0-1.
Batters faced: Kazmir 26, Bulger 4, Jepsen 4, Oliver, D 1, Fuentes 3, Buchholz 23, Bard 5, Wagner, B 4, Papelbon 8, Okajima 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver, D 1-0, Bard 3-1, Papelbon 2-2, Okajima 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Dan Iassogna. LF: Joe West. RF: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 56 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:49.
Att: 38,704.
Venue: Fenway Park.
October 11, 2009
October 11, 2009

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