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Cubs Trip up Sox 3-0 in Opener of Historic Series at Wrigley Field – Fenway Park 6/15/12

The Cubs beat the Red Sox 3-0 in the opener of the much-anticipated series between Theo Epstein’s new team and his old team.  Ryan Dempster outdueled Daisuke Matsuzaka in another solid outing for the worst team in baseball – 7 scoreless innings, 4 hits, 2 walks and 3 K’s.  Maybe we should make a move [...]

Give Red Sox Credit For Battling Through 8-6 Win Over O’s in Baltimore – Fenway Park 5/21/12

You have to give the Red Sox credit for battling through an 8-6 win over the 1st place Orioles in Camden Yards in Baltimore on Monday night.  After taking 2 of 3 from the Phillies over the weekend, this was definitely a potential let-down game.  But with a chance to get back to .500 with [...]

Red Sox Hang on for 7-6 Win, Sweep Twins – Fenway Park 4/26/12

It wasn’t pretty, but a win is a win, as the Red Sox hung on for a 7-6 win and a sweep of the Twins in Minneapolis.  Clay Buchholz notched win number 2, but he needed some help in the 6th as he ran out of juice.  Buchholz cruised through 5 innings of 1-run ball, [...]

At Last — Red Sox End Skid with 6-5 Win Over Twins – Fenway Park 4/24/12

It wasn’t pretty but the Red Sox ended their skid with a come from behind 6-5 win over the Twins in Minnesota on Monday night.  After building an early 3-0 lead, it was de ja vu all over again as the Twins rallied for 4 runs in the 4th and another run in the 5th [...]

Verlander Outduels Lester in 2012 Opener; Tigers Top Sox 3-2 – Fenway Park 4/5/12

The Tigers knocked off the Red Sox 3-2 in the 2012 opener at Comerica Park in Detroit on Thursday afternoon.  Jon Lester pitched as well as you can against Tigers ace Justin Verlander. Lester worked 7 innings of 1-run ball, scattering 6 hits and 3 walks in his outing.  He left the game with the [...]

Buchholz Mediocre in Red Sox 8-7 Win over Nationals in Final Spring Training Game – Fenway Park 4/4/12

Clay Buchholz was mediocre in his final spring start of 2012 – an 8-7 Red Sox win over the Nationals in Washington DC.  Buchholz did strike out 5 without issuing a walk, but he also gave up 4 ER on 4 hits, including home runs from Ian Desmond and Wilson Ramos.  Sure the Nationals have [...]

Pedroia, Gonzalez Lead Red Sox to 5-1 Win Over Twins – Fenway Park 4/1/12

Dustin Pedroia and Adrian Gonzalez each had 2 hits in the Red Sox 5-1 win over the Twins.  The Red Sox scored 5 runs on 10 hits. It was a whole bullpen effort in the win as well.  Vincente Padilla worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings giving up 2 hits while striking out 2. Scott Atchison [...]

Beckett Goes 5 Scoreless as Red Sox Rout Rays 8-0 – Fenway Park 3/29/12

Josh Beckett answered Jon Lester’s 7 scoreless innings with 5 of his own in Tuesday’s 8-0 win over the Rays.  He gave up only 1 hit while walking three and he racked up 5 K’s.  Lester and Beckett look to be peaking at the right time – now the Red Sox just need to get [...]

Lester, Red Sox Dominate Phils in 6-0 Shutout – Fenway Park 3/27/12

Jon Lester bounced back with the best starting pitcher outing of the spring in Monday’s 6-0 shutout of the Phillies.  Lester tossed 90 efficient pitches – throwing 7 scoreless innings while striking out 10!!!  He gave up only 2 hits and he did not walk a batter.  Pretty impressive – if he can have more [...]

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 [...]