Los Angeles Angels defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. - "Stadium rats sent packing" was the front-page headline in a local paper yesterday, a resounding declaration that the Angels had eradicated a vermin problem that had surfaced publicly last summer.

That's not all that passes as good news around the Big A these days. The logical follow this morning is "Red Sox sent packing," a three-game sweep of the Sox this weekend sending a strong message that the Angels have made great inroads in eradicating a Sox pr...

With closer Francisco Rodriguez saving two-thirds of their wins, the Los Angeles Angels own the best record in baseball.

Take a look at what they've done against top competition, too.

Rodriguez reached 40 saves faster than anyone in big league history, and the Angels rallied past the visiting Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Sunday to complete an impressive three-game sweep.

Casey Kotchman's two-run double capped a three-run eighth inning that carried Los Angeles to its fift...