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After going 7-3 on their last homestand and enjoying a day off on Monday, the Boston Red Sox hit the road for their next six games. They'll kick if off tonight with the first game of a three-game set with the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
I predict the Red Sox will win 7-4 (Red Sox -122).
First pitch is scheduled for 7:07 p.m. If you live in the Red Sox television market you can catch the game on NESN. If you live in the Blue Jays television market, you can catch the game on Rogers SportsNet. And if you can't catch the game on television, you can always listen on the 2013 Red Sox Radio Network.
Jon Lester steps on the slab for the sixth time in 2013. In his previous five starts, Lester is 4-0 with a 2.27 ERA. He picked up the win in his only start against the Jays this season after tossing seven scoreless innings back on April 7. He's made 23 career starts against the Jays and is 12-7 with a 3.67 ERA. 14 of those starts have ...
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Sunday the Red Sox send Daniel Bard to Double A Portland, making room for Joel Hanrahan to return from the disabled list.
It was a short stint for Daniel Bard and he only provided one inning of relief, giving up both a hit and a run. He was not really ready for the Majors as he had only eight appearances in Portland so far, but he was healthy and that was enough.
No player on the Red Sox has had as tumultuous a time with the team than John Lackey. He posted a 14-11 record in his first year in Boston in 2010, with a 4.40 ERA -- although his 3.85 FIP suggests he was the victim of bad luck. That bad luck was no excuse for his terrible 2011; his 6.41 ERA was by far the worst for a Red Sox starter with at least 150 innings. It now appears that...
It has not been just the everyday starters that have given the Red Sox their offensive pop this season. The team has shown the ability to cycle in bench players like David Ross, Pedro Ciriaco and Mike Carp without seeing a drop in production.
Boston’s lineup has been very fluid through the first 26 games this season, brought on by the late additions of Stephen Drew and David Ortiz...
The Red Sox have the best record in the Major Leagues on May 1st, a place in the standings that shocks all but the true Fenway Faithful. This hot start could be attributed to the hot start of Mike Napoli, or even the the resurgence the offense got when David Ortiz returned. But in reality Clay Buchholz is leading the way for the Boston Red Sox early this season. Buchholz is one of...
What better way to honor a Red Sox reporter than to turn her into a bobblehead doll?
That’s exactly what the Lowell Spinners are doing for NESN’s very own Jenny Dell, as the Single-A Red Sox affiliate will be passing out Dell bobbleheads to the first 1,000 fans at their July 1 game.
Check out the figurine below.
A preview of your @JennyDellNESN Bobble Head that the first 1...
After a loss there is 1 person who you want to start the next game, Clay Buchholz. Luckily for the Red Sox that is the situation that unfolded today and Buchholz did not disappoint. Buchholz became the first 6 game winner in the Major Leagues this season after pitching an absolute gem tonight against Toronto going 7 innings allowing only 2 hits. The offense also provided a little...
Late April trade talk are you serious?! Yes I am, everyone loves talking trades no matter if its week one of the season or day one after the trade deadline is up. Talking trades is like putting together your own fantasy baseball team. Anything is possible and nothing is too outrageous, but for the sake of not getting too crazy we'll keep this discussion to potential needs of...
The Boston Red Sox arguably have the best 1-2 punch in baseball right now and it's the same two guys that were on the club last year. Same pitchers, different results and Juan Nieves is a big reason why. When ownership kicked the tiny demented monkey, Bobby V, off the Sox shoulders, the pitching staff instantly got better. Bringing back John Farrell immediately gave them a renewed...
The 1995 season is a dividing line of sorts when evaluating recent baseball history. It is the year immediately after the disastrous strike that cost baseball the 1994 races and World Series. It was also the first season of the current three divisional format.
Since that time the Red Sox have won the AL East exactly twice: the World Series championship season of 2007, and the aforementioned...
On yet another night when the Celtics staved off elimination with a win over the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Clay Buchholz tossed another gem and the Red Sox bats pounded out 15 hits as Boston trounced the Toronto Blue Jays 10-1 at the Rogers Centre.Buchholz (pictured) became the 1st 6-game winner in the Majors with a stunning 7-inning performance...
While the major league-leading Boston Red Sox find themselves on the verge of a historic April, it's been a forgettable opening month for the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Red Sox go for a franchise-record 19th win in April and sixth straight victory overall as they open a three-game set against the slumping Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.
Enjoying its best start since...
Edwin Encarnacion's 2-run home run in the bottom of the 7th inning off reliever Junichi Tazawa - his 2nd home run of the game - proved to be the difference as the Red Sox lost to Toronto 9-7 at the Rogers Centre. The loss snapped a 5-game Boston winning streak.Jon Lester (pictured) started for Boston. He lasted 6 innings and allowed 6 runs...
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“It looked like he got tied up with [home plate umpire] Clint [Fagan] behind the plate,” said Red Sox manager John Farrell. “He goes to **** his arm, had his hand hits the mask. After conferring...
Headlines on Jan. 6, 1920 say it all
On this day 93 years ago Babe Ruth hit his first home run as a Yankee in a 6-0 victory over Boston. After going without a long ball in eleven April games, the Sultan of Swat saved his first of 659 Yankee dingers for a matchup with his former club. Herb Pennock, another future Yankee great, took the loss while Bob Shawkey tossed a complete game...
After a long home stand the Boston Red Sox have a day of travel before they play 6 straight days on the road. The team performed excellently this past week winning 6 of their 7 games they played, including a sweep of the Houston Astros. This week will be slightly more difficult, going north of the border to Toronto and then traveling to Texas to face the Rangers.