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Beckett on Hot Seat Again; Beltre, Martinez, Ortiz Leading Red Sox Offense – Red Sox v. Orioles 8/31/10 Camden Yards

Josh Beckett is on the hot seat again tonight against the Orioles in Baltimore. Beckett won his last start over the Mariners, but for the 2nd straight outing he ran out of steam in the 7th inning. Overall, he gave up 3 ER on 4 hits (2 home runs) in 6 1/3 innings of […]

Weekend Starts off with a Band, Ends with a Whimper in Tampa — Red Sox 2, Rays 3 Saturday 8/28/10 & Red Sox 3, Rays 5 Sunday 8/29/10

Is the season over — it’s hard to think that it’s not, but the Red Sox didn’t make it easy on themselves with the series loss over the weekend in Tampa. After Jon Lester and Victor Martinez led the team to a satusfying win on Friday night, the Red Sox had high hopes for […]

Red Sox on the Prowl as Lester Dominates Rays in Tampa — Red Sox 3, Rays 1 – 8/27/10 Tropicana Field

Jon Lester picked up his 14th win of the season with a dominating 3-1 win over the Rays in Tampa on Friday night. Lester pitched 7 innings of 1 run ball (the run was unearned because of Marco Scutaro’s error), scattering 2 hits and 5 walks during the outing. He racked up 10 K’s […]

The Season Comes Down to This — Red Sox, Rays – 8/27/10 – Tropicana Field

The season comes down to this – the Red Sox trail both the Rays and Yankees by 5.5 games in the AL East and AL Wild Card races. In order to make some headway, the Red Sox have to take at least 2 of 3 from the Rays this weekend in Tampa. It won’t […]

Split City – Beckett Looks Good as Red Sox Split with Mariners – Red Sox 5, 2 – Mariners 3, 4 – 8/25/10 Fenway Park

The Red Sox and Mariners split the day-night double-header at Fenway Park on Wednesday.

Playoff Watch —

Yankees 6-3 loss to Blue Jays — 5.5 games lead over Red Sox.

Rays 12-3 loss to Angels — 5.5 games lead over Red Sox.

Red Sox 5, Mariners 3

The Good — Josh Beckett – 6 […]

Double-Dip v. Mariners Today @ Fenway Park

Mother Nature finally handed the Red Sox their first rain out of the 2010 MLB schedule. Rain postponed the 2nd game of the 3-game series between the Red Sox and Mariners this week at Fenway Park. The game will be made up as part of a day-night double-header today. Tickets for the Tuesday night […]

Lackey Looking Sharp; Sox Gain Ground On Yankees; Red Sox 6, Mariners 3 – 8/23/10 Fenway Park

John Lackey looked sharp and this time, the Red Sox bullpen didn’t blow his 3-run lead. Lackey surrendered just 3 runs (2 earned) in his 8 innings of work. He scattered 6 hits and 2 walks over the outing, but racked up 10 K’s in some big situations. That also makes 2 out of […]

Clay to the Rescue; Cy Young In Store for Young Righty?! Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 0 – 8/22/10 Fenway Park

Clay Buchholz helped the Red Sox take the weekend series from the Blue Jays at Fenway Park on Sunday. Not even a nasty rainy day – and a brief mid-game rain delay – could keep Buchholz from notching his 15th win of the season. Buchholz tossed 6 scoreless inning and showed no ill effects […]

Whoa!!! Blue Jays Rock Lester in Worst Start of Career – Red Sox 2, Blue Jays 16 – 8/20/10 Fenway Park

I certainly didn’t see this one coming. Jon Lester endured the worst start of his career in the Blue Jays 16-2 drubbing of the Red Sox Friday night at Fenway Park. Whoa – what a disaster. Lester never gave his team a chance and finally left the game after Lyle Overbay’s 2nd home run […]

Beckett Bad Again; Pedroia Back on DL; What Else Can go Wrong?! – Red Sox 2, Angels 7 – 8/19/10 Fenway Park

How fast and how far has Josh Beckett fallen? For the 3rd straight Beckett allowed at least 6 earned runs! That is not good, not good at all…

Playoff Watch —

Yankees 9-5 win over Tigers — 6.5 games lead over Red Sox.

Rays 8-6 win over Rangers — 5.5 games lead over Red […]