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Associated Press Monday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Boston Red Sox, 0 Win: Matt Moore (14-3) Loss: Brandon Workman (0-1) In a pivotal series for both clubs, both teams knew that they had to be on their A-game if they wanted to claim American League East supremacy. In this edition of what has become a very competitive rivalry over the last few years, Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore was dominant. He allowed two hits in correlation with four strikeouts and a walk for his first career shutout and a complete game. From an offensive perspective, Tampa Bay got the bats going early as former Red Sox James Loney hit a sacrifice fly to score Ben Zobrist and give the Rays an early 1-0 advantage. The run was part of what seemed to be early first-inning jitters for rookie Brandon Workman who was making his first ever start at Fenway Park. The Rays did not score again until the fifth inning as once again, Loney was up to his old tricks, singling to right and scoring Yunel Escobar in the process while moving Zobrist to second base. However, the Rays were not able to bring Zobrist home and the Red…
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It was another dominant pitching performance for David Price on Monday night as the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Boston Red Sox 2-1 to regain first place in the American League East. Price allowed just a run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings while striking out eight. The Rays scored runs in the [...]
The Rays have been very active on Twitter today.
First, Tampa Bay’s official Twitter account tweeted out an ad for a “steel alloy phone with Kevlar cord,” that would need to be installed by Sept. 10. It was a playful shot towards the Red Sox and David Ortiz after Big Papi smashed a telephone with his bat on Saturday.
Now, Rays ace David Price is having some fun on Twitter at...
David Price allowed just two hits over 7 1-3 innings to beat the Boston Red Sox for the second time in six days, and Tampa Bay won 2-1 on Monday night to retake first place in the AL East.
Price (6-5) was dominating the makeup game before it was delayed for 39 minutes because of a brief downpour that arrived as fans were singing ''Sweet Caroline'' and he was warming...
Tampa Bay Rays (62-43) @ Boston Red Sox (63-43) | First pitch: 6:10
vs. David Price, LHP (5-5, 3.75 ERA) Felix Doubront, LHP (7-4, 3.78 ERA)
The Rays have been on a freakin' tear, and so has David Price.The Rays are 8-2 in their last 10, and 19-4 in the month of July. Holy ****! David Price is 4-1 with 3 complete...
It has been a mere five days since David Price came into Fenway Park and dominated the Red Sox lineup en route to a complete-game win. Now, he’s looking to emulate his performance that held one of the best-hitting teams in baseball to a five-hit night.
Price and the Rays are back in town to make up Thursday’s rainout, and the game comes with serious implications. The Sox are...
Brandon Workman Working (FenwayNation Photo)This was was pretty much a cake-walk from the second inning on, as Boston man-handled Joe Saunders and the Mariners on the way to an 8-2 victory. The win allowed Boston to keep pace with the Rays, who also won. Rookie starter Brandon Workman had yet another impressive outing—going six innings and giving up just one earned run. He had...
BOSTON — It’s tough being a rookie.
Brandon Workman turned in another solid effort Tuesday as the Red Sox defeated the Mariners, 8-2, yet the 24-year-old will likely be bounced from the starting rotation now that Jake Peavy has joined the mix. But even if that is the case, Workman has still shown enough to warrant a spot in the Boston bullpen.
Workman gave up a run in the first...
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Facing the Red Sox in Fenway Park for the second time in five nights,
Rays ace David Price breezed through seven innings, sat through a
39-minute rain delay and returned to strike out Jonny Gomes to...
The Boston Red Sox (63-44) are back in second place in the AL East after Monday night’s debacle in the eighth inning. They now turn their attention to the visiting Seattle Mariners (50-55) to kickoff a stretch of upcoming games against teams currently under .500. Boston plays 16 games in 17 days, with 10 of them on the road, but only the Arizona...
Dustin Pedroia had a home run and three RBIs to back up Brandon Workman's six inning, nine strikeout performance in an 8-2 win for the Boston Red Sox over the Seattle Mariners at historic Fenway Park on Tuesday night.
It was the first big league win for Workman.
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Rookie Brandon Workman struck out nine while picking up his first major league win, allowing one run over six innings as the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia homered in the second, giving Workman a cushy 5-1 lead that the young right-hander never squandered in just his third start in the big leagues. He allowed six...
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Sox homer happy, win 8-2
Brandon Workman has pitched very well in his first three career starts with the Red Sox, but it took him until Tuesday night to earn the first win of his career. Workman pitched six strong innings with nine strikeouts to give the Red Sox a relatively easy 8-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Boston jumped...
5:43 p.m.: Much of the conversation following the Red Sox’ loss Monday understandably centered on Jerry Meals’ missed call. That talk has lingered over into Tuesday, as John Farrell spent much of his time during pregame media availability answering questions about both the situation and the potential for expanded replay in baseball.
Farrell said that he appreciates Meals admitting...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Tuesday, July 30 @ 7:10 PM
Joe Saunders, LHP (9-9, 4.48) vs Brandon Workman, RHP (0-1, 4.40)
TV: NESN, MLB Network, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Wednesday, July 31 @ 7:10 PM
Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP (10-4, 2.87) vs John Lackey, RHP (7-8, 3.19)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio...
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Meanwhile, the Red Sox now are considerably better positioned for both this season and next as a result of Peavy's arrival. The 32-year-old represents a solid mid-rotation starter who, in 80 innings this...