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Dice-K Looks Good, Fenway Still Buzzing From Blockbuster Trade – Fenway Park 8/27/12

Fenway Park was still buzzing from the weekend’s blockbuster trade, while Daisuke Matsuzaka looked like a new man as the Red Sox beat the Royals 5-1 at Fenway Park. Matsuzaka pitched 7 strong innings – 1 unearned run, 5 hits, 2 walks and 6 K’s in only 101 pitches. Not bad. The Red Sox outfield [...]

Lester Goes 4 Innings; Pedroia, Ross Raking – Fenway Park 3/11/12

Jon Lester went 4 innings on Sunday pitching the Red Sox to an easy 6-1 win over the Orioles.  He did not have his best command – 4 walks – but he allowed just 1 ER and 1 hit while striking out 2.  It was his 1st win of the spring. Dustin Pedroia had 2 [...]

Crawford Saga Continues as Valentine Divulges Bad News on Timetable – Fenway Park 2/15/12

The Carl Crawford saga continues as Manager Bobby Valentine hints that Crawford will likely miss the 1st few weeks of the 2012 MLB season.  “I wouldn’t be surprised nor disappointed if that’s what the nature dictates as his healing process… When he’s ready and he’s healed, he is going to be a welcome addition to [...]

Problems Between Skipper Valentine and Carl Crawford? Fenway Park 12/21/11

Skipper Bobby Valentine and under-performing Carl Crawford have yet to connect this winter.  While talks of a face-to-face meeting keep swirling, the 2 have not even spoken over the phone yet.  Will this turn into a season-long issue?  Given that both are under contract with the Red Sox for the foreseeable future, let’s hope they [...]

Red Sox Collapse Complete – O’s Top Sox 4-3 on Walk-Off Hit – Fenway Park 9/28

The Red Sox completed the worst collapse in baseball history with their 4-3 loss to the O’s on Wednesday night.  Leading 3-2 heading into the 9th inning, Jonathan Papelbon could not seal the deal as he gave up the game-tying double and then the go-ahead single with 2 out in the 9th inning.  But it [...]

Red Sox Pound Blue Jays in 3-Game Weekend Sweep – Fenway Park 6/13/11

Poor John Farrell – the Red Sox pounded the Blue Jays in a 3-game weekend sweep in Toronto.  The Red Sox out-scored the Blue Jays 35-6 during the weekend series.  The Red Sox just kept pounding away at Blue Jays pitching while Clay Buchholz, John Lackey and Jon Lester kept the Blue Jays offense in [...]

Bring It On – Red Sox Pound Yankees 11-6 in Another Big Bronx Win – Fenway Park 6/9/11

The Red Sox jumped out to an early lead once again as they cruised to an easy 11-6 victory over the Yankees in the Bronx.  It was the 5th straight win for the Red Sox over the Yankees in the Bronx to start the season – the 1st time this has ever happened in the [...]

Red Sox Sweep A’s in Dramatic Fashion – Fenway Park 6/6/11

It wasn’t pretty, but the Red Sox got back on track with a 3-game weekend sweep over the A’s at Fenway Park. On Saturday, the Red Sox bailed out Jonathan Papelbon who blew a 4-run lead in the 9th inning.  J.D. Drew’s single in the bottom of the 14th inning allowed the Red Sox to [...]

Red Sox End 4-Game Skid with 8-6 Roller-Coaster Ride Win Over A’s – Fenway Park 6/4/11

The Red Sox ended their 4-game skid with a come-from-behind roller coaster ride 8-6 win over the A’s on Friday night at Fenway Park. Clay Buchholz got off to a rough start by giving up 4 runs in the 1st inning to put the Sox in an early hole.  Buchholz didn’t even make it 5 [...]

Red Sox Beat Tigers 6-3, Jump Into 1st Place in A.L. East – Fenway Park 5/28/11

The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 6-3 on Friday night  as they jumped into 1st place in the A.L. East with their 4th straight win. Tim Wakefield pitched 7 solid innings giving up just 2 ER on 5 hits and 2 walks to earn the win.  The Red Sox used a 5-run 3rd inning to [...]