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Jon Lester Shines in Red Sox 1-0 Win Over Royals @ Fenway Park

Jon Lester faced the challenge head-on on Friday night at Fenway Park and delivered a 1-0 gem for the Red Sox. After starting their 10-game home stand at Fenway Park with a 3-4 record and falling into a 1st place tie with the evil-Yankees on Thursday night, the Red Sox needed a win in a [...]

A Tale of Two Games – From Great to Atrocious

The Red Sox have split the 1st 2 games of the 3-game series against the Orioles this week in Baltimore.  Jon Lester dominated in the Red Sox 4-0 win over the Orioles on Monday night – 7 IP, 5 hits, 0 runs or walks, & 5 K’s.  Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game for his [...]

Pitching Rules in Red Sox Braves Weekend Series in Atlanta

Took a few days off on Sunday and Monday to get ready for the crazy July in which the Red Sox play 17 home games at Fenway Park.  Pitching ruled in Atlanta over the weekend as the 2 teams combined for a total of just 9 runs all weekend long. Josh Beckett out-dueled Jarr Jurrjens [...]

Beckett, Red Sox Cruise Past Yankees in 7-0 Shutout @ Fenway

The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-0 Tuesday night at Fenway Park.  The Red Sox have won the first 6 meetings in 2009 for the 1st time since 1912.  Josh Beckett was the Beckett of old against the Yankees – 6 innings, 0 runs, 1 infield single, 2 walks and 8 K’s.  Manager Terry Francona [...]

Daisuke Struggles, Red Sox Lose 6-3 to Rangers

Daisuke Matsuzaka’s 2009 struggles continued as the Red Sox lost to the Rangers 6-3 on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park.  Matsuzaka dug the Red Sox a steep 4-0 hole after 3 innings, allowing the Rangers to score in each of the first 3 innings.  The Red Sox were able to chip away with 2 runs [...]

Injury Update – Julio Lugo, John Smoltz, Mark Kotsay

While real MLB action finally started this week, a few Red Sox players are still rehabbing injuries and are on pace to contribute to the major league lineup as scheduled. Julio Lugo is has made it back to Fort Myers, Florida to continue his rehab from right knee surgery.  Lugo will participate in at least [...]

Red Sox Finalize 25-Man Opening Day Roster

Infielder Nick Green rounded out the Red Sox 25-man opening day roster. Here’s how the Red Sox team shapes up in 2009: 12 pitchers – Starters – Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Tim Wakefield and Brad Penny.  Relievers – Manny Delcarmen, Javier Lopez, Justin Masterson, Hideki Okajima, Jonathan Papelbon, Ramon Ramirez and Takashi Saito. [...]

Mark Kotsay Update – Time Table Set For May Return

Mark Kotsay expects to be back on the field for the Red Sox right at the beginning of May – just about 3 months from the date he had surgery on his back to repair a herniated disc. Kotsay has been through this before, and it took him exactly 3 months to get back on [...]