lannetta’s double in 9th lifts Angels over Red Sox

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BOSTON (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels’ first hit since the fourth. Iannetta then lined a double off the left-field wall, just above the leap of Daniel Nava.

Joe Smith (5-1) got the win for the AL West leaders and Huston Street recorded his 34th save.

Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun made a sensational, leaping catch to rob Brock Holt of a three-run homer in the second. Calhoun made the grab at the low fence in front of his team’s bullpen to end the inning.

David Ortiz hit his 29th homer, a solo shot in the Boston first that increased his major league-leading total to…

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