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Boston headed to ALCS
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Red Sox 9, Angels 1
Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz went back-to-back for the first time all season. (Chris Carlson/AP)
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 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    
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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