Sox lose to Angels, 1-0, on Trout walk-off homer


ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The second half of the Red Sox' season began with a walk-off heartbreaker.

Mike Trout, fresh off his second-straight All-Star MVP, belted a game-winning homer off Koji Uehara to snap a scoreless tie with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 1-0 win over the Red Sox.

Uehara had gotten the first two outs of the inning before Trout drove a 1-and-1 pitch to left-center. Trout's hit was just the second of the night for the Angels.

The Red Sox out-hit the Angels, 5-2.

Starter Wade Miley retired the first 16 hitters he faced before issuing a one-out walk to Chris Iannetta in the sixth.

The no-hitter went out the window an inning later when Kole Calhoun led off with a booming double to straightaway center. After another long flyout to center by Mike Trout moved Calhoun to third, the Angels had the go-ahead run at third and just one out.

But Miley pitched out of it with some fine defensive help. First, with the infield in, Shane Victorino raced in almost to the edge of the infield dirt to catch a pop-up by Albert Pujols. Then, Xander Bogaerts ranged into the hole to backhand a roller by Erick Aybar, firing a  strong throw to first to nab the runner and save the run.

The Sox had baserunners in every inning but the ninth, but stranded seven and were 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position. 


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