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Kevin Youkilis – Mr. Dependable & Clutch in Post-Season

Kevin Youkilis is one of the Red Sox most consistent and dependable players.  Despite missing some time in 2009 with injuries and a suspension, Youkilis has still put up solid numbers.  Youkilis has racked up 491 at-bats in 136 games, and he has a .306 batting average with a .413 on-base percentage.  Youkilis has 94 [...]

Daisuke Sharp in Red Sox 6-2 Win over Indians

It wasn’t perfect, but Daisuke surely ended his 2009 regular season on a high note in Friday night’s 6-2 win over the Indians at Fenway Park.  Matsuzaka pitched 6 solid innings, giving up just 2 ER on 5 hits and 3 walks.  Matsuzaka struck out 7 batters and has lowered his ERA under 6.00 (5.76) [...]

Should we Start to Panic? Red Sox Drop 6th Straight Game

Should we start to panic in Beantown?  The Red Sox just dropped their 6th straight game – 12-0 to the Blue Jays.  Wakefield looked bad (5 ER on 7 hits and 2 walks in just 3 innings).  The bullpen did not fare much better – Fernando Cabrera, Manny Delcarmen, Hideki Okajima and back-up catcher Dusty [...]

Rough Night in Boston, Red Sox 1 Game Away from Clinching

It has been a rough 4 games stretch for the Red Sox.  After being swept by the Yankees in NY, Josh Beckett couldn’t go against the Blue Jays at Fenway Park and Michael Bowden got roughed up for 7 runs in just 3 innings of work in a last-minute starting opportunity.  Beckett was bothered by [...]

Red Sox, Lester Cruise Past O’s Again

The Red Sox turned a back-and-forth close game into a blow out with 8 total runs in the 7th and 8th innings. At 88-59, the Red Sox trail the Yankees by 6 games in the AL East, but lead the Rangers by 7 games in the AL Wild Card race.

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 [...]

Rain Can’t Keep Red Sox from Crushing Rays @ Fenway Park

Josh Beckett finally looked like himself again, and the Red Sox used an 8-run 3rd inning to pick up a rain-shortened 9-1 over the Rays on Saturday night at Fenway Park. Josh Beckett picked up his 15th win of the 2009 schedule, and got credit for a complete game as the game was called after [...]

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 [...]

Home Sweet Home – Buchholz, Bats Crush Orioles 10-0 @ Fenway Park

The Red Sox sure love playing at Fenway Park!  With their 10-0 win over the Orioles on Tuesday night, the Red Sox are now 46-21 at home.  Only the New York Yankees (48-20) have a better home record during the 2009 MLB season than the Red Sox. Clay Buchholz didn’t have trouble holding onto this [...]

Red Sox Looking Forward to Return to Fenway Park

After wrapping up a 3-4 road trip in Tampa and Chicago, the Red Sox are looking forward to a return to Fenway Park for a nice 8-game home stand spaced out over 10 days.  The Red Sox will have an off-day in between each series. The Red Sox took 2 of 3 from the Rays, [...]