Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 6/25/13
Despite dropping three out of four games in Detroit over the weekend, the Red Sox begin their eight game homestand in first place by two and half games and welcome the surprising Colorado Rockies to Fenway Park for a brief two game series. This series will mark the first both teams have faced each other in Boston since Game 1 and 2 of the 2007 World Series, in which the Red Sox won both games and outscored Colorado 15-2. The Red Sox starting pitching will be key in this series as both Ryan Dempster and John Lackey will face the fourth best offense in the major leagues and are tied for second in majors in hits. On the other hand, Boston’s offense continues to surge as the team has moved from being the third best offense earlier this month to number one in all of baseball. Boston will catch a break this series as Rockies all-star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who is currently on the disabled list with a fractured rib.   Starting pitching matchups: 6/25 7:10 pm EST  Juan Nicasio (4-3 4.78...
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