And when the skies opened, the Angels could not be stopped.
For one night, everything that has plagued them this season became their strength. They amassed 22 hits and 21 runs in one of the biggest, most one-sided victories in franchise history. They toppled the Boston Red Sox by a 19-run margin, 21-2. In one particularly preposterous inning, the seventh, the Angels scored 11 runs on nine hits and elicited massive boos from Fenway Park fans.
“We just had it tonight,” Kole Calhoun said. “It was nice to come out with a win and do it big.”
Said Red Sox Manager John Farrell: “We’re embarrassed by tonight’s ballgame....