Los Angeles Angels defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

For the Angels, in so many ways, it had come down to mistakes.

And there had been plenty, from Vladimir Guerrero's flop on the bases in Game 1 to Torii Hunter's flubs in the outfield in Game 2 and again in Game 3, to Howie Kendrick's futility at the plate, to Hunter running into an out at second base on a single to left in the ninth. These were not the moments of a 100-win team.

Still, there were hard words before Game 3 coming from the Angels manager. "We're not gettin...