Angels win

John Lackey improved to 9-2 as he held on to beat the Red Sox, 6-2 tonight.

Lackey lost his no-hitter with one out in the ninth when Dustin Pedroia stroked a single to left field followed by Kevin Youkilis’s homer over the Green Monster.

Lackey walked two and and struck out four. The loser was Clay Buchholz, who dropped to 2-6.

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