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Red Sox, Dempster Agree on 2-Year, $26.5 Million Deal – Fenway Park12-13-12

The Red Sox and Ryan Dempster have finally agreed on a 2-year, $26.5 million deal (after rejecting the Red Sox’ $25 million offer last week).  Dempster wanted a 3-year deal, but he eventually agreed to more money but for only 2 years.  Dempster had been with the Chicago Cubs for 9 seasons before being traded [...]

John Lackey To Have Tommy John Surgery – Fenway Park 10/26/11

Oh well – no trading John Lackey now that he needs Tommy John surgery to repair his right elbow.  Lackey had an MRI and Dr. Lewis Yocum examined Lackey and Yocum recommended the surgery for Lackey.  He will miss the entire 2012 MLB season. Lackey was placed on the DL earlier in 2011 with right [...]

Picture of Unruly ClubHouse Mars Tito’s Memory & Could Have Led to September Swoon – Fenway Park 10/17/11

What really happened and what really brought about the Red Sox September swoon in which they blew a 9-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays to fail to make the post-season for the 2nd year in a row?  These are 2 questions for which we’ll probably never really  know the truth. The Boston Globe addressed [...]

Sabathia, Yankees Top Red Sox in Ugly 5-2 Loss – Fenway Park 8/30/11

CC Sabathia survived 10 hits, 2 walks and 1 HBP in just 6 innings of work (129 pitches!) to help the Yankees top the Red Sox 5-2 at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.  Sabathia willed the Yankees to the win, largely in part to his 10 K’s. The Red Sox wasted numerous chances against the [...]

Red Sox Host Yankees at Fenway Park – 8/29/11

The Red Sox used 2 off days on Sunday & Monday to rest and re-group for the big upcoming series against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park starting n Tuesday night. After a double-header sweep over the A’s on Saturday afternoon/night in the rain, the Red Sox got to take it easy during Hurricane [...]

Lackey, Red Sox Host Mariners for Weekend Set – Fenway Park 7/22/11

John Lackey and the Red Sox take on Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners in the 1st game of a weekend set at Fenway Park. Lackey is 7-8 with a whopping 6.70 ERA.  Lackey gave up 4 runs on 10 hits in the Red Sox 9-5 win over the Rays on July 16th.  It was [...]

Phillies Knock Off Red Sox 2-1 as Lackey Pitches “Well” – Fenway Park 6/30/11

The Phillies took the 2nd game of the highly anticipated series with a tough 2-1 over the Red Sox on Wednesday night.  The Red Sox offense was shut down for a 2nd straight night as Vance Worley worked 7 great innings of 1-run ball.  He allowed just 5 hits and 2 walks in his stellar [...]

Lee Tops Beckett — Shuts Down Red Sox in CGSO 2-0 – Fenway Park 6/29/11

The Red Sox ran into a buzzsaw on Tuesday night in Philly as Cliff Lee shut the Red Sox down with a 2-hit complete game shutout 2-0 win.  It was pure dominance.  Lee is one of the best runs in all of baseball.  It was his 3rd straight complete game shutout – he has allowed [...]

Sox Lose Rain-Shortened Game 5-1 to Padres, Drop Series Too – Fenway Park 6/23/11

It was an all-around gloomy day for the Sox as they dropped a 5-1 contest to the Padres in a rain-shortened 8-inning affair at Fenway.  After enduring 3 different rain delays, the umpires finally decided to call the game.  John Lackey was downright bad – 4 walks, 4 hits, 5 ER in only 3 1/3 [...]

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 [...]