Mike Trout hits 1st homer at Fenway, Los Angeles Angels rout Red Sox 12-4

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Mike Trout hits 1st homer at Fenway, Los Angeles Angels rout Red Sox 12-4

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Trout hit the primary residence run of his profession at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game shedding streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.

Justin Upton added a three-run homer within the first inning.

With his 428-foot drive over the Green Monster within the sixth inning, Trout has now homered in each American League ballpark. He had performed 21 video games in Boston with out connecting.

Trout was changed within the seventh, having been hit in his shoulder by a pitcher earlier within the recreation.

The Angels added seven runs in a sloppy seventh inning by Boston through which it issued two walks, hit two batters and gave up 4 singles. The Red Sox additionally had an error and a handed ball.

The loss denied Boston its first three-game win streak because it received three straight video games in opposition to the Yankees final month and was a setback to the Red Sox’s current resurgence.

Taylor Cole (2-3) pitched 1 2/3 innings of scoreless aid to select up the win.

Rick Porcello (10-9) took the loss, giving up each residence runs. He lasted 5 innings, permitting 5 earned runs off 5 hits, strolling one and putting out 4.

Porcello retired 14 batters in a row after Upton’s homer, however for the primary time in a number of begins didn’t get run help.

Porcello entered the night time having received 5 of his earlier six begins regardless of permitting 26 earned runs in 34 1/3 innings. But he had additionally benefited from a major-league-leading 7.3 runs per begin by Boston’s offense.

The runs weren’t there for him on Saturday.

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The Red Sox left 11 runners on base after outscoring the Angels 19-4 within the first two video games of the collection.

Angels supervisor Brad Ausmus pulled starter Andrew Heaney with two outs within the fourth after the Red Sox obtained runners at first and third. The menace ended after reliever Taylor Cole obtained Mookie Betts to fly out to proper discipline.

Heaney left after permitting one earned run on three hits. He walked one and struck out 4.


Angels: Shohei Ohtani threw a 40-pitch bullpen session Saturday and stated his velocity is enhancing. “Before I get into the breaking balls, I need to hit my velocity, but I think we’re getting close,” Ohtani stated via a translator. He reached as excessive as 82 mph and joked that put him at “probably about 82 percent” of his aim. Ausmus is happy on the progress. “He was good. No complaints, so that was good,” he stated.

Red Sox: 1B/OF Steve Pearce (low again pressure) hit within the cage and ran frivolously within the outfield on Saturday. He stated he can do all the things however run dash after being set again by {a partially} torn ACL. “In this game you have to be able to run and you need to be able to burst and that’s what I’m having trouble doing right now,” he stated. Pearce stated the ACL harm received’t require surgical procedure and is being handled with train as he tries to construct the muscle groups round it.


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Angels: Left-hander Patrick Sandoval (0-0, 3.60 ERA) is making his second look for the Angels this season after getting a no-decision in his main league debut at Cincinnati.

Red Sox: Right-hander Andrew Cashner (10-7, 4.68 ERA) is a win shy of matching his profession excessive of 11, set with the Rangers in 2017. He’s pitched six or extra innings in every of his final three profession begins in opposition to the Angels.

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