The Red Sox left a small city on base but came away with a 4-2 victory against the Angels.
Dan Shaughnessy writes that Red Sox execs Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino are candidates to rescue the Dodgers from Frank McCourt.
In his On Baseball column, Nick Cafardo writes that the Red Sox are not bailing on Jarrod Saltalamacchia despite Jason Varitek playing more often.
The notebook has Jed Lowrie establishing himself as an offensive force.
The minor league notebook by Michael Vega has Jose Iglesias biding his time in Pawtucket.