Three homers sends Angels to sweep Red Sox

Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani and Zach Neto homered, Tyler Anderson pitched six strong innings, and Los Angeles Angels completed the three-game sweep Boston Red Sox with a 7-3 victory Wednesday in Anaheim, Calif

Trout and Ohtani’s homers marked the twenty-sixth time they hit home runs in the same game. Trout socked his 362nd career walk, passing Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio for 85th on the all-time list.

Trout and Ohtani are tied for the team lead with 12 homers, but Neto’s third game of the season was the biggest hit of the night. Neto hit two three-run homers in the second inning to take a 4-0 lead. Red Sox never got closer than four runs the rest of the way

Neto had a single and a double in the game, finishing with three Angels‘ seven hits in the match

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Anderson (2-0) gave up one run on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in his first win since his first start of the season on April 2 against the Oakland A’s.

THE AngelsThe pitching staff allowed just four runs in the series

Red Sox starter James Paxton (1-1) retired from the Angels in order in the first inning, including hits by Trout and Ohtani. However, the hosts got there in the second

Hunter Renfroe led off with a walk, Brandon Drury doubled to third and Gio Urshela scored the first run of the game on a sacrifice fly.

Paxton struck out Luis Rengifo in front of Chad Wallach. Neto then swung at the first pitch and homered with a 94 mph fastball.

Paxton gave up Ohtani’s homer in the third inning, and the lefty finished the frame after that, allowing five runs on four hits and three walks. He fanned five.

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THE Red Sox scored his first run against Anderson in the fourth inning. Masataka Yoshida hit a one-out double and Enrique Hernandez scored on a two-out double.

Trout’s two-run homer off Nick Pivetta in the fourth quarter increased the Angels7-1 lead

Conor Wong homered in the seventh inning in Boston’s second inning.

— Field Level Media