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Red Sox Have Mental Edge Over Angels; Scioscia, Fuentes & Co. Cry Babies…

Wah, wah, wah… That’s the noise you heard coming from the Angels dugout after the Red Sox rallied for a 3rd time to win 9-8 in the 9th inning at Fenway Park.  Gimme a break – don’t put your team in a position to lose, and then you don’t have to bitch about “bad umpiring”. [...]

Rays Officially Give Up; Red Sox Sweep Rays @ Fenway Park

Ouch… Looks like the Rays have officially given up.  The Red Sox swept the Rays on Sunday (3-1; 4-0), sending the Rays to their 11th straight defeat.  The Rays now trail the Yankees by 19.5 games in the AL East race and the Red Sox by 12.5 games in the AL Wild Card race.  This [...]

Martinez, Wagner, Papelbon Lead Red Sox to Victory @ Fenway Park

The Red Sox completed a 2-game sweep of the Orioles with a 7-5 win at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.  Victor Martinez came through with the clutch hit – a 3-run pinch-hit double with 1 out in the bottom of the 7th inning that broke a 4-4 tie. Billy Wagner pitched a perfect top of [...]

Red Sox on a Roll Despite Beckett’s Struggles…

The Blue Jays roughed up Josh Beckett again, but the Red Sox rallied for a 6-5 win Friday night at Fenway Park.  It was the Red Sox 4th win in 5 games, and their 8th win in 11 games. Beckett struggled with his control all night long – needing 108 pitches to labor through 5 [...]

Roller Coaster Ride of a Win for Red Sox Over White Sox

Jon Lester took another frustrating no decision on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.  Lester thought he got out of a 2nd and 3rd, 1 out jam in the top of the 7th inning when he struck out Alexei Ramirez for what should have been the 3rd out.  But the ball bounced away from Jason Varitek [...]

Red Sox Get Youkilis Back; Martinez Acquisition Paying Off

Kevin Youkilis will be back in the Red Sox lineup against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night in Toronto.  Youkilis decided to serve the 5 game suspension handed down for charging the mound against Rick Porcello last week at Fenway Park after Porcello plunked Youkilis early in the game.  It was the 2nd night in [...]

Red Sox 9th Inning Rally Propels Club To Big 8-4 Win Over Rangers

WOW!!!  It didn’t look good there going into the 9th inning, but the Red Sox rallied for 6 runs off of Rangers Closer Francisco Rodriguez to win 8-4 in Arlington.  Unbelievable.  Here’s how the 9th inning played out – David Ortiz lead-off double; Jason Varitek single; Jacoby Ellsbury RBI single that scored Ortiz to cut [...]

Red Sox Take 3 of 4 from Tigers – - Beckett, Verlander Dominate Wins

All in all, it was a successful series for the Red Sox – taking 3 of 4 games from the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.  After a disastrous end to their 9 game road trip on Sunday – 6 straight losses to the Yankees and Rays, winning more than losing this week was [...]

Red Sox Land Victor Martinez & Casey Kotchman

The Red Sox landed sought-after Catcher/1st Baseman Victor Martinez from the Cleveland Indians right before the trading deadline on Friday.  Martinez will help the Red Sox run production tremendously and will offer the Red Sox some versatility as a switch-hitter.  Martinez is only 30 years old, he can play 1st base, and he is hitting [...]

Finally!!! Red Sox End Skid with 3-1 Win Over O’s @ Fenway

Finally – the Red Sox ended their 5-game losing streak with a big 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night at Fenway Park.  Closer Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 25th save of the 2009 MLB schedule, but made it interesting in the 9th inning.  After giving up back-to-back singles to start the 9th [...]