FINAL SCORE: Red Sox 7, Angels 6
IN BRIEF: After a ninth-inning meltdown by Brandon Workman, the Red Sox needed 15 innings to take down the Los Angeles Angels in their first game of the series. Mookie Betts hit a leadoff homer in the first inning and the game-winner in the top of the 15th to seal the win. BOX SCORE
RED SOX RECORD: 73-62
Betts homers off Suarez on a 3-and-1 pitch (1-0, BOS).
Us: Let's play ba...— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 31, 2019
Travis walks, moves to second when Benintendi hit by a pitch, Travis moves to third when Vazquez grounds into a double play, Holt singles to left, scoring Travis (2-0, BOS).
Please enjoy this beautiful piece of hitting by Brock Holt. pic.twitter.com/5sdusx7bbM— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 31, 2019
Betts singles to center, Martinez hits a two-run homer off Suarez on a 3-2 pitch (4-0, BOS).
It was only a matter of time. pic.twitter.com/kxnTevbgLZ— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 31, 2019
Goodwin homers to right off Eovaldi on a 3-1 pitch (4-1, BOS).
(Taylor replaces Eovaldi on the mound) Rengifo singles to left, moves to second when Stassi walks, Goodwin walks (Walden replaces Taylor with two outs) Pujols singles to center, scoring Stassi and Goodwin (4-3, BOS).
Bogaerts singles to center, Martinez doubles to left, scoring Bogaerts (5-3, BOS).
Hernandez hit by a pitch, thrown out trying to steal second on a wild pitch while Martinez moves to third. Benintendi hits a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Martinez (6-3, BOS).
(Barnes replaces Walden on the mound) Goodwin homers to center on a 2-0 pitch (6-4, BOS).
He's feelin' GOOD feelin' GREAT !— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) August 31, 2019
Brian Goodwin is 2-2 in home runs tonight 😰 pic.twitter.com/UKkJRCaIvU
(Workman replaced Barnes on the mound in the eighth) Goodwin walks, Ohtani walks. After a fielder's choice, Pujols singles to right, scoring Goodwin and Ohtani, Pujols advances to second after an error by the right fielder Martinez (6-6, tie).
Betts launches his second homer of the game into the left-field bullpen on a 0-0 pitch from Cahill (7-6, BOS).
Mookie Betts appreciation tweet! pic.twitter.com/jk6IpC8ruY— Red Sox (@RedSox) August 31, 2019
@Angels, Saturday, 9:07 p.m., NESN
@Angels, Sunday, 4:07 p.m., NESN
Vs. Twins, Tuesday, 7:10 p.m., NESN
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