• The power went out at the Angels' hotel in Boston, The Westin Copley Place, at about 2:30 a.m. ET, leaving players without hot water or electricity throughout the morning. They were all booked on high floors, holding their luggage on getaway day with only one elevator running. But most of the them were nonetheless able to catch the first bus to Fenway Park at 9:30.
• Garrett Richards' Jered Weaver-like long hair is no more. After Saturday's split doubleheader, at about 12:30 a.m., he went to CVS/pharmacy, purchased a pair of scissors and got a haircut courtesy of his girlfriend. Scioscia was shocked when he saw him walk past the dugout on Sunday morning. "Have to go with the professional look," Richards told his manager. "It's getting hot."
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