Sox Split First Two Games of Series with Astros

The Red Sox came home to Fenway to face off with the AL leading Houston Astros.  The Sox had Justin Masterson on the mound on Friday and Clay Buchholz on the mound for the game on the 4th of July.  The Sox will look to the final game on Sunday to hopefully take the series. […]

Xander Bogearts – The Real Thing

According to Braden Campbell of, Xander Bogearts is finally for real.  Successful shortstops have been in short supply at Fenway since Nomar left in 2004.  Among the names have been  Orlando Cabrera, Alex Gonzales twice, Alex Cora, Julio Lugo, Jed Lowrie, Marco Scutaro and Jose Iglesias. A year ago, there were real questions about Bogearts. […]

Sox Blast Away in Series Finale With Jays

The Red Sox came into the final game of the series with the Jays hoping for a win before they headed back to Fenway this weekend.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound vs. rookie Matt Boyd for the Jays.  Well, it was against Boyd for less than an inning.  Boyd allowed 8 runs […]

Blue Jays Blast Away on Porcello in Sox Loss

The Red Sox and the Blue Jays faced off on Canada Day in a day game at Rogers Centre.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound an the Jays had Mark Buehrle on the mound.  Porcello struggled with the long ball and didn’t make it to the 3rd inning.  Porcello has struggled for much […]

Sox Squeak Out a Win; Have a Nice 3 Game Win Streak Going

The Red Sox took on the Blue Jays once again, this time with rookie Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound.  It’s been reported that in his last outing that he was tipping his pitches, so a lot of attention was paid to that during his outing last night.  Rodriguez seemed to do well and left the […]

Clay Finishes Strong June With Win Over Jays

The Red Sox headed north of the border for a 4 game series with the Toronto Blue Jays.  The Sox had their ace Clay Buchholz on the mound vs. knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.  Buchholz has definitely been the shining star of the rotation in the last month and he continued it with an 8 innings, 1 […]

Masterson Bests Archer in His Return to the Mound

The Red Sox came into the rubber game hoping to squeak out a win.  The Sox recently named Justin Masterson as the starter when they sent Joe Kelly down to Pawtucket.  Masterson hasn’t started a game in 6 weeks and had been added to the bullpen for depth until the recent change.  Masterson wouldn’t have […]

Rays Win Game Against Sox By Way of the Longball

The Red Sox faced off with the Rays again on Saturday in hopes of grabbing their 2nd win in a row and taking the series.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound who has had some pretty decent outings recently.   Miley didn’t pitch poorly, but with no run support he got the loss […]

Sox Take A Game in Extras From The Rays

The Red Sox headed into Tropicana Field to face off in a series against the Rays.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Alex Colome for the Rays.  The Sox went out to an early lead, but the Rays tied the game and it stayed that way until the game with to extras. […]

One More Enigma

Thursday night’s performance by Eduardo Rodriguez against the Orioles marked one more piece in the puzzling story of the 2015 Red Sox  Rodriguez’ second meltdown of the year left Sox fans again scratching their heads. He had entered the game with a 3-1 record and 3.13 ERA and had walked 11 and fanned 27. His […]

Unrealized Potential

Comparisons have often been made between the present Red Sox team and the 1965 squad which went 62-100 and finished ninth. The 65 squad was just bad. Some of its players were Felix Mantilla( the anti-Brock Holt-couldn’t field at any position) and “Automatic” reliever Dick Radatz (who wasn’t  as automatic anymore). Others included Bob Tillman, […]

Sox Lose in Series Finale to O’s

The Red Sox had a day game against the O’s before heading out on the road to face the Rays.  The Sox had rookie Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound vs. Miguel Gonzalez for the Orioles.  Rodriguez got beat around a little bit and the offense tried to get his back in the later innings, but […]

Sox Have a Big Inning in Win Over O’s

The Red Sox were putting all their faith in Clay Buchholz in last night’s game against the Orioles.  Buchholz has not lost a game in June and he continued that trend last night.  He gave up an early run, but that would be the only damage.  The Sox offense had his back and he easily […]

Joe Kelly Continues His Season of Struggle

The Red Sox came home to what was supposed to be Friendly Fenway, however with Joe Kelly on the mound it didn’t seem so friendly.  Kelly’s continued struggles put the Sox in a hole early and the offense wasn’t potent enough to have his back.  The Sox continue to struggle against AL East teams which […]

Sox Bash Their Way to a Series Win Against Royals

The Red Sox came into the series with a split and were hoping to leave Kansas City with a series win.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound vs. Chris Young for the Royals.  Miley had another strong outing on the mound and he got more than enough run support from the Sox bats. […]