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Junichi Tazawa

Angels can't keep it close in 8-3 loss to Boston

Angels can't keep it close in 8-3 loss to Boston

KEY MOMENT: The Angels used four relievers in an effort to keep the game close in the seventh inning, and left-hander Cesar Ramos got a big out, inducing David Ortiz to fly to shallow left field with the bases loaded and the Red Sox leading, 4-2. But Xander Bogaerts ripped an 0-and-2 pitch from right-hander Fernando Salas into right field for a two-out, two-run single to push the lead to 6-2. AT THE PLATE: Facing a knuckleball pitcher for the second time in three games, the Angels looked as if they might knock out Red Sox right-hander Steven Wright early when Erick Aybar led off the game with a single, Albert Pujols doubled and Kole Calhoun hit a two-run double off the wall in...

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