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Red Sox Exercise Club Option on David Ortiz for 2011 – Fenway Park 11/4/10

The Red Sox exercised the $12.5 million club option to keep David Ortiz in a Red Sox uniform for the 2011 MLB schedule.  Now the big question is whether or not the 2 sides try to work out a longer-term deal to keep Ortiz in a Red Sox uniform until he retires.  Just because the [...]

Daisuke Shines, But Red Sox Lose Late — Red Sox 3, Yankees 4 9/26/10

Oh so close, but the Red Sox season came to a close when Jonathan Papelbon blew another save against the Yankees in the 9th inning and Hideki Okajima lost the game in the 10th inning. Playoff Watch – Yankees 4-3 win over Red Sox — 6.5 games lead over Red Sox. Rays 6-2 loss to [...]

Red Sox Fall to O’s — Season Slowly Coming to a Close — Red Sox 2, Orioles 4 – 9/20/10 Fenway Park

The Red Sox suffered a 4-2 loss to the Orioles as Daisuke Matsuzaka lost his 6th game of the year. Playoff Watch – Yankees 8-6 win over Rays — 8.0 games lead over Red Sox. Rays 8-6 loss to Yankees — 6.5 games lead over Red Sox. The Bad – Dice-K made another so-so start [...]

Game, Set, Match – Red Sox Swept in Double Header versus White Sox — Red Sox 1,1 White Sox 3,3 – 9/4/10 Fenway Park

Ouch — the season is officially over as the White Sox swept the Red Sox in a day-night double header on Saturday at Fenway Park. Playoff Watch – Yankees 7-5 win over Blue Jays — 10 games lead over Red Sox. Rays 8-4 loss to Orioles — 7.5 games lead over Red Sox. In Game [...]

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 from [...]

Red Sox Downed by Rangers in Texas — Red Sox 3, Rangers 1 – Saturday 8/14/10 & Red Sox 3, Rangers 7 – Sunday 8/15/10

It was a frustrating series loss for the Red Sox in Texas.With the Yankees and Rays both playing poorly all week long, it was a chance for the Red Sox to pick up some ground on their nearest rivals.  After starting the week 3-0, they finished up losing 3 out of their last 4 games.  [...]

Sweep Not Meant to be in Toronto — Red Sox 10, Blue Jays 1 – 8/11/10 & Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 6 – 8/12/10

The sweep was not meant to be – ah what could have been… Red Sox 10, Blue Jays 1 — 8/11/10 – Clay Buchholz rose to the occasion with another electric start – 8 innings, 1 run (unearned) on 5 hits and 2 walks.  He made an efficient 109 pitches and never gave the Blue [...]

Red Sox Hoping for Series Split with Yankees in the Bronx — Red Sox 2, Yankees 5 Saturday 8/7/10 & Red Sox 2, Yankees 7 Sunday 8/8/10

The weekend series against the Yankees got off to a great start, but continued with 2 duds on Saturday and Sunday at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.  The Red Sox are desperately hoping that Jon Lester can pitch the team to a series split this afternoon.  Here is the weekend recap: Saturday 8/7/10 – Red [...]

Beckett, Brawl Highlights of Red Sox 3-1 Win over Indians – 8/3/10 Fenway Park

Josh Beckett showed that he can still be the ace of the Red Sox pitching staff in Tuesday night’s 3-1 win over the Indians at Fenway Park.  Beckett tossed 8 innings of 1-run ball allowing just 3 hits and no walks during the 103-pitch effort.  He racked up 8 K’s and might have been on [...]

Thank Josh — Beckett Is Back – Red Sox 2, Mariners 1 – 7/23/10

Thanks Josh – Beckett is back.  It wasn’t all pretty, but it was great to see Josh Beckett back on the mound and throwing hard.  Hopefully he’s not too sore today. Josh Beckett threw 98 pitches in 5 2/3 effective innings.  What a pretty sight to see – never thought I could feel that way [...]