Boston’s late-August surge continued into September, as they swept three from the struggling Kansas City Royals and split a four-gamer with Seattle. Pedro Martinez took care of things in the opener, fanning 11 and walking one while allowing 4 hits and a run in 6 frames as the Sox breezed 7-1. They broke open a […]
Twice last week, Peter Abraham, Globe Sox beat writer and NESN contributor, suggested that Mookie Betts could be a trading chip over the winter. Though I respect Peter very much, I have to strongly disagree. As of Sunday (the day the Globe pubishes expanded stats), Betts had played 39 games with the Sox. His .283 […]
After being swept in Texas, the Red Sox bounced back in late August against much weaker competiton. The Minnesota Twins, 51-72 and 25 1/2 games behind Cleveland in the AL Central, fell in the first game 4-1. The Sox rode two-run homers from Trot Nixon in the second and Troy O’Leary in the fifth. Pat […]
Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the O’s: Red Sox (67-87) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Ortiz DH Craig 1B Nava LF Castillo CF Bradley Jr RF Middlebrooks 3B Vazquez C De La Rosa SP Game time is at 7:05pm EST.
The Red Sox headed into Camden Yards to play the winners of the Al East pennant, the Baltimore Orioles. The Sox had just been swept by the Pirates and had rookie Allen Webster on the mound. Webster pitched well, however the Sox would give up their lead in the 7th and end up having to […]
Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the Orioles: Red Sox (66-87) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Ortiz DH Cespedes LF Nava RF Craig 1B Castillo CF Cecchini 3B Vazquez C Webster SP Game time is 7:05pm EST.
The Red Sox came into Pittsburgh and left without getting a single win. The Sox took to the mound for the 3rd game with Brandon Workman on the mound and he put the Sox in a hole early and then the Sox almost rallied in the 9th, but a bone headed baserunning error by Jemile […]
Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the Pirates: Red Sox (66-86) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Ortiz 1B Craig RF Nava LF Middlebrooks 3B Bradley Jr CF Vazquez C Workman SP Game time is at 7:05pm EST.
The Red Sox were hoping to play spoiler down the stretch to teams still in search of a post season berth, but in order to do that they would have to actually win games down the stretch. The Sox lost the first game of the series and then with Clay Buchholz on the mound lost […]
Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the Pirates (including the major league debut of Rusney Castillo): Red Sox (66-85) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Cespedes LF Napoli 1B Craig RF Middlebrooks 3B Castillo CF Vazquez C Buchholz SP Game time is at 7:05pm EST.
The Red Sox headed into Pittsburgh to play a series against the Pirates as the season winds down. The Sox had rookie Anthony Ranaudo on the mound and he kept with his trend of giving up the long ball. Ranaudo took his 3rd loss of the season while once again another team pitched a shutout […]
Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the Pirates: Red Sox (66-84) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Nava RF Cespedes LF Napoli 1B Middlebrooks 3B Bradley Jr. CF Vazquez C Ranaudo SP Game time is at 7:05pm EST.
The Red Sox had taken 2 out of 3 against the Royals and hoped to make it 3 out of 4 to win the series. The Sox aren’t going to be playing baseball in October, but that doesn’t mean they can’t play spoiler to those who hope to get into some post season action. Joe […]
Here is the lineup for today’s game vs. the Royals: Red Sox (65-84) Betts 2B Bogaerts SS Ortiz DH Cespedes LF Craig 1B Nava RF Middlebrooks 3B Ross C Bradley Jr. CF Kelly SP Game time is at 2:10pm EST.
The Red Sox had taken the first two games of the series in KC, but they were unable to win 3 in a row. Rubby De La Rosa took to the mound for the Sox, however he was unable to get the job done and only lasted 4 innings. Additionally, the Sox bats were cold […]