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The Red Sox have started to come around, and unsurprisingly, it all starts with the starting pitching. Boston will look to put the finishing touches on what they hope will be a momentum-swinging road trip with two more in Baltimore before returning home. If they do come home on a winning note, it will almost certainly have to do with continued improvements from the Red Sox pitching. The Sox' improvements on the mound start with the starting rotation, and because of that, the bullpen looks even better as well. Bobby Valentine is getting his chance to juggle the bullpen and...
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Daniel Bard couldn't get through the 6th inning, but 13 hits from the Red Sox offense allowed the team to squeeze past Baltimore, 6-5.
Bard struggled with command, walking four in addition to giving up five hits over five and a third innings. Bard's strikeout count was down, too, as he had just two, both of which came late in his outing. He got the win, moving to 4-5, but...
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"Felix had his good stuff," said Bobby Valentine. "He was battling the whole way. He just happened to pick the night when the opposing pitcher (Brian Matusz) had good stuff and shut us down...
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says outfielder Cody Ross has a broken bone in his left foot and could be sidelined 6-8 weeks.
Ross fouled a ball off his foot in Friday night's game against Philadelphia. An MRI on Monday revealed a small fracture.
Cherington says Ross will get a second opinion in Baltimore, but he is almost certainly headed to the disabled list...
In shipping down to Philadelphia, Jonathon Papelbon's notorious entrance to "Shipping Up to Boston" by Boston's own Dropkick Murphys, is no longer played throughout the Fenway Park PA system, leaving "Sweet Caroline" as the lone Fenway sing-a-long. But a few months into the 2012 season, some new Fenway favorites have emerged. Below is a complete list of...
It's decision time for the Red Sox. Kevin Youkilis is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, after wrapping up a rehab stint in Pawtucket with a bang. The Red Sox third baseman went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and an RBI on Monday, while also playing nine innings at third base. After going 4-for-11 with a couple of doubles and a handful of walks in three...
Are the Boston Red Sox finally coming around? It looks like that might be the case. With nine wins in its last 11 games Boston has gone from seven games under .500 to 21-21 in short order. The MLB odds for this historic team are not the best at this point but we agree that the Red Sox are a capable team.
Coming off that disastrous ending to last year and with the...
Adrian Gonzalez may have won a Gold Glove at first base, so playing right field can't be that much harder, right? Gonzo is playing outfield on Tuesday night to let Will Middlebrooks and Kevin Youkilis man the corner infield spots together, but NESN Nation's Dan Duquette isn't all that worried about any potential misadventures in right. See why in the video above. Join...
The Red Sox really don't want to get over .500.
A pitcher's duel went in Baltimore's favor tonight as the Red Sox couldn't touch Brian Matusz, who allowed just two hits and one walk against nine strikeouts in six and a third innings. The bullpen remained strong, splitting the remaining innings among Darren O'Day, Pedro Strop, and closer Jim Johnson.
The Red Sox had a hard time with the Baltimore pitching on Tuesday night, but one guy picked up right where he left off. Kevin Youkilis returned from the 15-day disabled list and scored Boston's only run on a homer in the fourth inning. Dustin Pedroia was among Youkilis' Red Sox teammates who were happy to see him back. He said that and more after the game on Red Sox Clubhouse Uncut.
With the rash of injuries in the Red Sox outfield, the Sox continue to dip into the Pawtucket Red Sox outfield. This time, it is veteran Scott Podsednik.
...the Red Sox need some outfield help.
And according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, it will be coming in the form of Scott Podsednik.
The 36-year-old outfielder is hitting .323 in nine games with Pawtucket this...
The Phils’ winning streak ends at six wins in a row as they get beaten by the BoSox’s offense for two straight games, losing by the scores of 7-5 and 5-1.
In Saturday’s game, the Red Sox took the lead in the first as Mike Aviles started the game off with a lead-off home run, his seventh home run of the season, giving the Red Sox’s a 1-0 lead. The Red Sox added to their lead...
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BALTIMORE -- Daniel Nava, Kelly Shoppach and Scott Podsednik hit late homers that helped the Boston Red Sox defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-5, Wednesday afternoon in the finale of their three-game series at Camden Yards. Nava, Shoppach and Podsednik batted seventh, eighth, and ninth, respectively, but took care of most of Boston's offense. They combined to drive in four of...
8 a.m. ET: After winning the first game of the series against the Orioles, the Red Sox dropped the second one and enter Wednesday's rubber match looking to claim the series. The Red Sox will have Daniel Bard, who is 3-5 with a 4.85 ERA, take the hill in this one. Bard didn't get off to a strong start last time out walking three of the first four batters that he faced. In...