Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 8/24/13
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -   AUG. 23, 2002 GAME 127 - ANGELS AT RED SOX BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox had a couple things going for them Friday night, and together they teamed up to beat the Angels, 4-1, before a sellout crowd of 33,221 at Fenway Park. First and foremost, the Red Sox had pitcher Pedro Martinez on the mound. Martinez (17-3) gave up only a solo homer to Troy Glaus in his eight innings, cruising after the Red Sox offense score four runs in the first three innings off Angels starter Jarrod Washburn. The Angels fell two games behind Oakland in the American League West and remain one game behind Seattle in the wild-card race. Boston moved to within 1 1/2 games of the Angels in the wild-card race. In addition to Martinez's performance, the Red Sox also got a boost from a fan who does a remarkable impersonation of Angels right fielder Orlando Palmeiro. In the fourth inning the Red Sox had Rickey Henderson on first base with nobody out wh...
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