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Francona, Red Sox Announce ALDS Roster

There were a few surprising moves as Manager Terry Francona and GM Theo Epstein announced the Red Sox ALDS roster today.  The Red Sox opted to go with Paul Byrd as the 11th man in the bullpen – presumably as a long reliever in case one of the Red Sox starters had any injury issues.  [...]

Red Sox Let One Slip Away – Lose to Royals 12-9 in Kansas City

This one is going to hurt – the Red Sox blew an 8-2 lead and ended up losing to the Royals 12-9 in Kansas City.  With the Yankees losing to the Angels on the west coast, the Red Sox blew a golden opportunity to cut the AL East lead to just 4 games with a [...]

Byrd, Bullpen Shut Down Blue Jays, Complete Sweep with 7-0 Shutout

WOW – talk about a solid emergency start from Paul Byrd – 6 shutout innings, only 3 hits and 3 walks with 83 efficient pitches.  Holler!  The bullpen also shined in the Red Sox 7-0 win over the Blue Jays, as they complete a weekend series sweep of the Jays and a 7-3 home stand [...]

Beckett Sabathia Pitcher’s Duel Doesn’t Live up to Hype…

What a disappointing Sunday night baseball game – the pitcher’s duel between Beckett & Sabathia turned into a slugfest won by the Yankees 8-4.  The Yankees took 2 of 3 from the Red Sox over the weekend at Fenway Park and dropped the 2nd place Red Sox 7 1/2 games back in the AL East [...]

Beckett’s 3-Hitter Helps Red Sox Shut Out Royals 6-0 @ Fenway Park

Josh Beckett showed why he is the Red Sox ace on Sunday at Fenway Park, pitching a complete game 3-hitter to lead the Sox over the Royals 6-0.  Beckett was on top of his game like never before.  He needed only 94 pitches (66 for strikes) to finish of the complete game and was masterful [...]

Payback Time For Orioles in Baltimore, Red Sox Win 6-5 in 11 Innings

After the Orioles scored 10 runs in the final 2 innings on Tuesday night to pull off the improbable 11-10 win, the Red Sox turned the tables on the O’s on Wednesday afternoon.  Through the 1st 8 innings of the game, Josh Beckett and the Red Sox bats were bad.  Beckett labored through 107 pitches [...]

Red Sox Crush Nationals 11-3 in 1st Game for Red Sox in Nationals Park

The Red Sox defeated the Nationals 11-3 – it was a back and forth game until the Red Sox blew it open with 8 runs in the final 3 innings.  Manny Delcarmen picked up his 2nd win of the 2009 MLB schedule by retiring the only batter he faced in the bottom of the 6th [...]

Brad Penny, Red Sox Crush Marlins 6-1 @ Fenway Park

Brad Penny picked up his 100th career victory as the Red Sox defeated the Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.  Penny, despite getting hit in the chest with a line drive early in the game, lasted 6 innings, giving up just 1 unearned run on 3 hits and 4 walks.  He has not [...]

Red Sox Lose to Phils 11-6, Still Take Weekend Series

The Phillies defeated the Red Sox 11-6 on Sunday to avoid a home sweep at Citizens Bank Ballpark in Philadelphia.  The Phillies roughed up Josh Beckett for 7 runs (6 earned) in 6 innings of work.  Beckett surrendered 11 hits, but also had 5 K’s.  Daniel Bard relieved Beckett in the 7th inning and promptly [...]

Hero Van Every Does it All in 6-5 Red Sox Win Over Tribe

Jonathan Van Every hit his 1st career game-winning home run in Wednesday night’s 6-5 10-inning win over the Indians in Cleveland.  After trailing 5-0 after 5 inning of play, the Red Sox never gave up hope.  he Red Sox picked up 2 runs in the 6th on RBI doubles from each of Mike Lowell and [...]