Red Sox Sweep Four From Angels

BOSTON (AP) – Victor Martinez homered and drove in four runs and

the Boston Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles

Angels with an 11-6 win Thursday night.

Martinez's two-run homer in the third cut the Angels lead to 4-2

and his two-run double in the fifth tied it. The Red Sox added

three more runs in the fifth, breaking the tie on Jeremy Hermida's

two-run single and making it 7-4 on Darnell McDonald's RBI double.

Los Angeles dropped its seventh straight game.

Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-1) retired 13 of the last 16 batters he

faced after allowing four runs in the first. Scott Kazmir (2-2)

gave up seven runs in 4 1-3 innings.

Boston improved to 15-14, the first time its been over .500

since opening night.