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Frenzied finish at Fenway
Angels in a hole in ALDS
Hoping to knot the series at one game apiece before heading home, the Angels instead found themselves down 2-0 against the Red Sox after Francisco Rodriguez gave up a walk-off homer to Manny Ramirez in the ninth.
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 Cabrera's RBI double
 Figgins' RBI double
 Angels double-up Crisp
 Mathis' RBI groundout
Red Sox 6, Angels 3
No doubt about it: Manny Ramirez raises his arms in victory after hitting a three-run homer. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Red Sox win series, 3-0
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 LAA 0 @ BOS 4 Wed Oct. 3    
Gm 2 LAA 3 @ BOS 6 Fri Oct. 5    
Gm 3 BOS 9 @ LAA 1 Sun Oct. 7    
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Sox in comfortable position
With one swing in the ninth inning, Manny Ramirez gave the Red Sox a 2-0 lead against the Angels in the ALDS, after the slugger crushed a Francisco Rodriguez pitch well over the Green Monster, sending fans into a frenzy.
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 Manny's blast
 McRae on Boston's 2-0 series lead
 Fan interferes with foul ball
 Drew's two-run single
 Lowell's fifth-inning sac fly
LAA
LA Angels
BOS
Boston
October 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 7 0
Boston
2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3   6 6 1
Recap: LAA | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Red Sox stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, CF-RF5111033.222
Cabrera, SS4011101.125
Guerrero, RF3000002.286
  Napoli, C1000000.000
Anderson, LF4020101.250
Izturis, 3B5010025.125
Kotchman, 1B2100201.000
Morales, DH4110013.200
Kendrick, 2B4010012.286
Mathis, C3001002.000
  a-Rivera, PH0000100.000
  1-Willits, PR-CF0000000.000
Totals353735720 

a-Walked for Mathis in the 8th.
1-Ran for Rivera in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Figgins (1, Matsuzaka), Cabrera (1, Matsuzaka), Anderson (1, Matsuzaka).
TB: Figgins 2; Cabrera 2; Anderson 3; Izturis; Morales; Kendrick.
RBI: Mathis (1), Figgins (1), Cabrera (1).
2-out RBI: Figgins; Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis; Guerrero; Morales 2; Cabrera; Figgins 2.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis 2 (2, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek, 2nd base off Matsuzaka/Varitek), Willits (1, 2nd base off Papelbon/Varitek), Kendrick 2 (2, 2nd base off Papelbon/Varitek, 3rd base off Papelbon/Varitek).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Figgins (Crisp at 1st base).
DP: (Figgins-Kotchman-Kendrick).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B5110001.111
Youkilis, 1B4100122.250
Ortiz, DH1210400.750
Ramirez, LF3113213.333
Lowell, 3B2001103.200
Drew, RF4012002.286
Varitek, C4000012.143
Crisp, CF3010110.167
Lugo, SS4110022.286
Totals306669715 

BATTING
2B: Pedroia (1, Escobar).
HR: Ramirez (1, 9th inning off Rodriguez, F, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Pedroia 2; Ortiz; Ramirez 4; Drew; Crisp; Lugo.
RBI: Drew 2 (2), Lowell (2), Ramirez 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Drew 2; Ramirez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek; Lugo; Drew; Lowell.
SF: Lowell.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (1, 2nd base off Escobar/Mathis).

FIELDING
E: Lowell (1, throw).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Escobar 5.04335505.40
Shields 2.00003100.00
Speier (L, 0-1)1.11110006.75
Rodriguez, F 0.112211154.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka 4.27333305.79
Lopez 0.10000000.00
Delcarmen 1.10000100.00
Okajima 1.10000200.00
Papelbon (W, 1-0)1.10002100.00

WP: Matsuzaka.
IBB: Ortiz (by Escobar), Ortiz (by Rodriguez, F).
HBP: Guerrero (by Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes: Escobar 101-60, Shields 43-22, Speier 12-10, Rodriguez, F 10-4, Matsuzaka 96-62, Lopez 2-2, Delcarmen 17-10, Okajima 24-15, Papelbon 31-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Escobar 6-4, Shields 1-4, Speier 3-1, Rodriguez, F 0-0, Matsuzaka 7-4, Lopez 1-0, Delcarmen 1-2, Okajima 0-2, Papelbon 0-3.
Batters faced: Escobar 24, Shields 8, Speier 5, Rodriguez, F 3, Matsuzaka 24, Lopez 1, Delcarmen 5, Okajima 4, Papelbon 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodriguez, F 1-1, Lopez 2-0, Okajima 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Tim Tschida. LF: CB Bucknor. RF: Gary Darling.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 4:05.
Att: 37,706.

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