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Angels hold off Sox, 4-2, grab lead

  • Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout dashes down the first base line on an RBI double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout dashes down the first base line on an RBI double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout dashes down the first base line on an RBI double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout dashes down the first base line on an RBI double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is tagged out at home by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez while trying to score during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Pujols was originally called safe, but the call was overturned by video replay review.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is tagged out at home by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez while trying to score during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Pujols was originally called safe, but the call was overturned by video replay review.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is tagged out at home by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez while trying to score during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Pujols was originally called safe, but the call was overturned by video replay review.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is tagged out at home by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez while trying to score during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Pujols was originally called safe, but the call was overturned by video replay review.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick knocks the helmet off Boston Red Sox' Brock Holt's head during a double play  on a ball hit by Dustin Pedroia in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick knocks the helmet off Boston Red Sox' Brock Holt's head during a double play on a ball hit by Dustin Pedroia in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick knocks the helmet off Boston Red Sox' Brock Holt's head during a double play  on a ball hit by Dustin Pedroia in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick knocks the helmet off Boston Red Sox' Brock Holt's head during a double play on a ball hit by Dustin Pedroia in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Brandon Workman delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Brandon Workman delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts, left, and right fielder Brock Holt chase down a double by Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts, left, and right fielder Brock Holt chase down a double by Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts, left, and right fielder Brock Holt chase down a double by Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts, left, and right fielder Brock Holt chase down a double by Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout dashes down the first base line on an RBI double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout dashes down the first base line on an RBI double during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is tagged out at home by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez while trying to score during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Pujols was originally called safe, but the call was overturned by video replay review.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols is tagged out at home by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez while trying to score during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Pujols was originally called safe, but the call was overturned by video replay review.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick knocks the helmet off Boston Red Sox' Brock Holt's head during a double play  on a ball hit by Dustin Pedroia in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick knocks the helmet off Boston Red Sox' Brock Holt's head during a double play  on a ball hit by Dustin Pedroia in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Brandon Workman delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts, left, and right fielder Brock Holt chase down a double by Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts, left, and right fielder Brock Holt chase down a double by Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

It was the fifth win in six games for the Angels, who moved a half-game ahead of idle Oakland.

David Ortiz reached base four times with a double, single and two walks for the Red Sox, who have lost three of four after winning four straight.

Angels starter C.J. Wilson (10-8) labored through 5 1-3 innings, giving up one run and five hits with five walks and five strikeouts.

Kevin Jepsen worked the ninth for his first save since Sept. 16, 2012. He struck out Ortiz with two on and none out before allowing a run.

Brandon Workman (1-7) lost his sixth straight start, giving up two runs and six hits in seven innings.

The Angles broke ahead 2-0 on two-out doubles by Trout and Pujols in the third after Kole Calhoun walked.

Brock Holt extended his hitting streak to 12 games with an RBI single, cutting it to 2-1 in the fourth.

Los Angeles added two runs in the eighth when pitcher Junichi Tazawa bobbled a grounder and made a wild throw with the bases loaded. He was charged with two errors on the play.

Boston stranded eight in the first six innings, going 1 for 11 with runners in scoring position. The Red Sox had the bases loaded with one out in the sixth, but Dustin Pedroia bounced into a double play against reliever Mike Morin.

Trainer’s room

Angels: Manager Mike Scioscia said INF Grant Green, on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back, is “close to playing.”

Red Sox: Pedroia was back in the lineup after missing Sunday’s game because he was sick. OF-1B Allen Craig (sprained left foot) started a rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket.

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