ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hector Santiago was happy to overlook his rough stretch as long as the Los Angeles Angels got the win.
Santiago labored through five innings, throwing a season-high 119 pitches with six walks, and it was good enough as the Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Saturday night.
"A phenomenal start," Santiago said. "We got the W. Who cares about the rest?"
After giving up a pair of runs in the first, including a leadoff homer to Mookie Betts, Santiago mostly managed to frustrate the Red Sox, who left 11 men on base.
"It's almost like he was effectively wild," Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "He was...