Recap - Angels sweep the Red Sox, Ortiz homers..

Jorge Camargo
Contributing Writer

After Eduardo Rodriguez couldn't get the job done in the first game of the double-header, the Red Sox had Steven Wright starting the second game.

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The Angels struck first with a solo homer of Albert Pujols in the second inning, and the slugger attacked again in the next inning with a bases-loaded walk. The third inning turned out to be a rally for the Angels, where they managed to score two more runs in singles from Erick Aybar and Daniel Robertson. In Wright's last inning, he gave up a home run to Mike Trout and the Angels had a 6-0 lead.

In the sixth inning David Ortiz homered after a single from Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox cut the lead to a 6-2 game. It seemed that 6-2 would be the final score of the game, but Alexi Ogando replaced Tommy Layne in the 7th inning and surrendered another home run to Albert Pujols, his third of the day.

The Red Sox managed to score again in the 8th inning, with walks from Blake Swihart and Mookie Betts that were followed by a forceout from Dustin Pedroia and a sac fly from Bogaerts. Ortiz singled to advance Pedroia to third base, but the inning ended with a forceout from Hanley Ramirez.

The Angels retired the side in the ninth inning and swept the Red Sox, giving them their fifth straight loss.

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