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Sweep Sox-cess
Boston headed to ALCS
Go wild, Beantown! The Red Sox are returning to the ALCS for the first time since 2004. Boston swept L.A. behind a magnificent effort by Curt Schilling, who hurled seven scoreless innings, and back-to-back homers by its magnificent duo -- David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez -- in the fourth inning.
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Red Sox 9, Angels 1
David Ortiz smoked his 10th career postseason homer to lead off the fourth inning. (Mark J. Terrill/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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Angels' season cut short
Not even the best home record in the Majors could save the Angels in Game 3, as L.A. was dealt an early exit by Boston in the best-of-five ALDS. But don't blame Jered Weaver, who did all he could to halt the Red Sox. Against Curt Schilling, the Angels could only muscle one extra-base hit.
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 Angels' season ends
 Angels' twin-killing in sixth
 Angels turn two in the fifth
BOS
Boston
LAA
LA Angels
October 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0   9 10 0
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 8 0
Recap: BOS | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Angels stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pedroia, 2B4111111.154
Youkilis, 1B4011012.250
Ortiz, DH3221110.714
  a-Hinske, PH-DH1000011.000
Ramirez, LF2111201.375
  1-Ellsbury, PR-LF1100001.000
Lowell, 3B4121001.333
Drew, RF4101013.182
Varitek, C4111022.182
Crisp, CF4012022.200
Lugo, SS3110101.300
Totals3491095915 

a-Struck out for Ortiz in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ramirez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lowell 2 (2, Weaver, Speier), Pedroia (2, Speier), Varitek (1, Oliver).
HR: Ortiz (2, 4th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez (2, 4th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pedroia 2; Youkilis; Ortiz 5; Ramirez 4; Lowell 4; Varitek 2; Crisp; Lugo.
RBI: Ortiz (3), Ramirez (4), Pedroia (1), Youkilis (2), Lowell (3), Drew (3), Varitek (1), Crisp 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crisp 2.
SF: Youkilis.
GIDP: Youkilis; Lowell; Ellsbury.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (1, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli).

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, CF4010002.231
Cabrera, SS4020002.250
Guerrero, RF3000102.200
Anderson, LF1000001.222
  Willits, LF2000113.000
Morales, 1B4000002.111
Izturis, 3B4130000.333
Kendrick, 2B3001002.200
Rivera, DH3010011.333
  a-Haynes, PH-DH1000010.000
Napoli, C3010022.167
  b-Quinlan, PH1000000.000
Totals331812517 

a-Struck out for Rivera in the 9th. b-Flied out for Napoli in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Izturis 2 (2, Schilling, Gagne), Figgins (2, Okajima).
TB: Figgins 2; Cabrera 2; Izturis 5; Rivera; Napoli.
RBI: Kendrick (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willits 2; Napoli; Morales.
SF: Kendrick.
GIDP: Kendrick.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Kendrick-Morales, Cabrera-Kendrick-Morales, Kendrick-Morales-Cabrera-Kendrick).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling (W, 1-0)7.06001400.00
Okajima 1.01001000.00
Gagne 1.01110109.00
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 0-1)5.04223523.60
Shields 2.00111302.25
Speier 0.134410027.00
Oliver 0.222200027.00
Moseley 1.01000100.00

Weaver pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Shields pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Gagne.
Pitches-strikes: Schilling 100-76, Okajima 23-14, Gagne 12-7, Weaver 95-60, Shields 30-21, Speier 20-12, Oliver 13-11, Moseley 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Schilling 9-8, Okajima 0-3, Gagne 0-2, Weaver 5-5, Shields 2-1, Speier 0-1, Oliver 1-1, Moseley 2-0.
Batters faced: Schilling 27, Okajima 5, Gagne 4, Weaver 21, Shields 6, Speier 5, Oliver 5, Moseley 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Shields 1-0, Speier 1-1, Oliver 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: CB Bucknor. LF: Gary Darling. RF: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:29.
Att: 45,262.

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