Sox Losing Streak Goes to Six With Loss to Astros

The Red Sox can’t seem to win a game, no matter what they do.  The Sox headed to Houston to take on the Astros and had just  called up rookie Brian Johnson on the mound.  Johnson seemed to show his nerves in the early innings, but settled down.  Unfortunately he got into a little trouble […]

Angels Sweep Sox, Have Lost 5 Games In A Row

The Red Sox took the field in the night cap of the doubleheader having lost the previously three to the Angels.  The Sox put all their hopes of not being swept to knuckleballer Steven Wright.  Unfortunately the Angels got all over Wright and his knuckleball and the Sox offense wasn’t able to fight back.  The […]

George Smith and the Impossible Dream Part 2

The second game of the doubleheader, played on a partly cloudy afternoon with temps in the 80’s, was close all the way. The Red Sox led 5-3 after three innings Tony C hit a two-run homer in the first, George Scott contributed a two-run single in the third. Carl Yastrzemski knotted it at 6 It […]

Sox Lose First Half the Double Header

The Red Sox got rained out on Sunday and instead had to play a day/night doubleheader on Monday against the Angels.  The Sox had rookie Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound in the day game.  Rodriguez got batted around hard by the Angels and didn’t make it out of the 2nd inning.  The Sox did finally […]

Sox Offense Silent Again in Another Loss to the Angels

The Red Sox squared off against the Angels once again and once again the offense was no where to be found.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Garrett Richards for the Angels.  Porcello gave up a couple of runs early, but it didn’t really matter much since the Sox offense would give […]

Sox Lose 0-1 to Angels in Return from All Star Action

The Red Sox, minus Brock Holt, has most of last week off due to the All Star Break.  The Sox opened back up against the Angels on a west coast trip.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound vs. CJ Wilson for the Angels.  The game was a scoreless pitchers duel until the bottom […]

George Smith and the Impossible Dream (Part 1)

George Smith passed away in St Petersburg, Florida in 1987 at the age of 49. But in his last season in the majors in 1966 he was part of a preview of the Impossible Dream. The Red Sox went into the final series before the All-Star break with a record of 33-52 and in last […]

Billy Joel, Foo Fighters Set to Rock Concerts This Week at Fenway Park

Boston will play host to some of the biggest names in music this weekend. It wouldn’t be rare for two big acts to pass through Boston, but the three shows between those two artists will all take place at Fenway Park. On Thursday the legendary Billy Joel will take to the Fenway field, followed by […]

Mixed Messages

Saturday night at Fenway was a night of mixed messages.  The Globe headlines go from  “Handling the Heat” (Peter Abraham)  to the performance of Eduardo Rodriguez to “Getting Thrown for Another Loss”  (Nick Cafardo on the Clay Buchholz injury. E-Rod continued his run as possibly the top Red Sox rookie hurler since Buchholz in 2007 […]

Sox Lose Final Game With Yanks Before All Star Break

The Red Sox had a real opportunity to make up some ground this weekend in the AL East before heading into the break.  The Yankees are sitting a top the AL East and the Sox could have made some major damage and even gotten themselves out of the basement.  The Sox came into Sunday’s game […]

Sox Tie Up The Series With Win Over Yanks

The Red Sox came into the game on Saturday and with a strong start from Eduardo Rodriguez and some run support from the bats, the Sox were able to grab a win and tie up the series.  Rodriguez really has been a godsend for the Sox rotation this season and this was his first career […]

Sox Lost to Yanks and May Loss More If Buchholz is Shelved

The Red Sox had been surging heading into a weekend series with the Yankees before the All Star Break.  A month ago it didn’t look like there would be meaningful baseball between the two teams, but if the Sox can take the series from the Yankees it’ll be even more ground made up in the […]

Maybe Management Was Correct

As of Wednesday, the Red Sox were the best last-place team in the majors. Three weeks ago, no one would call them the best of anything. They were 27-38, 9 games behind Tampa Bay. Their record was second worst in the American League and had lost their seventh in a row. Among them was the Friday […]

Sox Sweep Mini Series With Marlins; Have Won 4 Straight!

The Red Sox are making a push at getting out of the basement in the AL East when it matters most.  The All Star Break is coming up following quickly by the trade deadline.  Not long ago the Sox were 10 games back from the leader, but after last night’s win they are now only […]

Xander Bogaerts Comes Up Big in Sox Win!

The Red Sox have a short 2 game series with the Marlins as they are making a push at the standings prior to the All Star Break.  The Sox had Wade Miley on the mound vs. Dan Haren for the Marlins.  The Marlins had a 2 run lead heading into the 7th inning, but Xander […]

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