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Near No-No for Dice-K, Red Sox Cruise Past Phillies 5-0

Daisuke Matsuzaka had a no-hitter going through 7 2/3 innings before Juan Castro’s single broke up the bid with 2 outs in the 8th inning.  Matsuzaka recorded the final out of the inning and then gave way to Daniel Bard to finish out the 5-0 Red Sox win. Matsuzaka ended up giving up just 1 [...]

Papelbon, Red Sox Survive 9th Inning This Time, Split Series with Yankees in the Bronx; Next 8 Games Could Determine Red Sox’ 2010 Fate

WOW – what an unbelievable 2-game series against the Yankees.  So many ups and downs — the Red Sox could have lost both games or won both games.  And as it shook out, they’ll take the split given what was on the line. Jonathan Papelbon overcame a Marco Scutaro error on Alex Rodriguez’s groundball to [...]

Red Sox Avoid Sweep with 9-3 Win Over Yankees at Fenway Park

The Red Sox avoided a sweep at the hand of the Yankees with a 9-3 win on ESPN Sunday night baseball at Fenway Park. Jon Lester pitched well in picking up his 3rd win of the season.  He went 7 innings, giving up just 2 ER on 4 hits and 2 walks.  The lone runs [...]

Red Sox Sweep Angels, Now Yankees Come to Town

It’s great that the Red Sox swept the Angels this week at Fenway Park.  The club is now back at .500 with a 14-14 record.  But now the real test comes – hosting the Yankees in a 3-game weekend series with the AL East division on the line.  The Red Sox already trail the Tampa [...]

Red Sox off to Great Start @ Fenway Park with 5-1 Win Over Angels

The Red Sox made it 2 in a row on their 10-game homestand, pulling out a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.  With the game tied at 1 through 7+ innings, the Red Sox finally busted out the big hits in the bottom of the 8th [...]

What is Going On? Rays Sweep Red Sox in 4-Game Set @ Fenway Park

What is going on?  I really thought that the return home to play at Fenway Park would help the Red Sox get back on track early in the season.  It actually seems like it made it worse as the Rays swept the Red Sox in 4 straight games at Fenway.  All of the speculation about [...]

Lackey, Top of Order Propel Red Sox to 6-3 Win over Twins

John Lackey turned in another solid performance as he picked up his 1st win in a Red Sox uniform in the 6-3 win over the Twins at Target Field this afternoon.  Lackey worked into the 7th inning, giving up just 2 ER on 7 hits and 4 walks.  While his control wasn’t as sharp as [...]

Red Sox Bats Off to Slow Start – Need to Break Out Soon

The Red Sox offense has left a lot to be desired after their 9-run outburst in the season opener against the Yankees.  Since then, the Red Sox lost the final 2 games of the Yankees series by the score of 6-4 & 3-1, and they have failed to come through with the clutch hit when [...]

Red Sox, Hermida Agree to 1-Year, $3.345 Million Deal

GM Theo Epstein kept his streak intact – by signing Jeremy Hermida to a 1-year deal today, Epstein & Co. will make it 8 straight years without going to arbitration with any player.  Hermida was the final arbitration-eligible Red Sox player still looking for his 2010 deal. Hermida will back up the Red Sox starting [...]

Jonathan Papelbon, Manny Delcarmen, Ramon Ramirez & Jeremy Hermida File for Arbitration

Four Red Sox players filed for arbitration on Friday – Jonathan Papelbon, Manny Delcarmen, Ramon Ramirez and Jeremy Hermida.  The Red Sox and each of the 4 players have until Tuesday to reach an agreement on a new contract.  If the 2 sides do not reach an agreement then each side will submit a dollar [...]