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Live Coverage: Red Sox 3, Angels 0 (8th)

WHO: Red Sox (60-56) vs. Los Angeles Angels (56-59)
WHEN: 7:10 p.m.
WHERE: Fenway Park
STARTING PITCHERS: LHP Chris Sale (5-11, 4.68) vs. LHP Dillon Peters (2-0, 3.20)
TV/RADIO: NESN/WEEI 93.7 FM

IN-GAME OBSERVATIONS

9:11   Presumably, that's it for Sale, at 99 pitches through eight. He struck out 13, walked no one and allowed just two hits. Unquestionably his best outing since he fanned 17 against Colorado in May.

8:34  Sale is in a groove, needing just 29 pitches over the last three innings. Since allowing a two-out roller for a double in the first inning, he's retired 16 straight.

8:28  Sandy Leon tomahawks a pitch above the strike zone and drives it into the Monster Seats, giving the Sox a 3-0 lead.

8:08  Outstanding catch by Kole Calhoun in right, fully extending himself to take extra bases away from Xander Bogaerts on a liner that was sinking away from him.

8:01  Sale pumps 96 mph past Mike Trout for a swinging strike three.

7:49 This is the best Chris Sale has looked in a number of starts - working with a quick tempo, throwing strikes and being efficient. One baserunner through three IP.

7:35 Sam Travis get a four-seamer center-cut and wallops it into the CF bleachers. What a shot, and on the first pitch.

 

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