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Ozzie Guillen is known to enjoy poking fun, and he took advantage of a question about Daisuke Matsuzaka's recent resurgence when asked about the Japanese pitcher before Wednesday night's game. "Is he still pitching?" Guillen asked of Matsuzaka, who will start Thursday in just his third appearance in the majors since coming off the disabled list. Guillen faced Matsuzaka a few times when managing the Chicago White Sox, and he already had a plan up his sleeve for how the Marlins would face Matsuzaka as he tries to continue the Red Sox' dominance of their visitors. Check out the video...
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The Marlins were whipped by the Red Sox by a score of 15-5 on Wednesday and after the game, Ozzie Guillen told reporters how he intended to cope with the defeat.
Ozzie Guillen has known a hot day or two, and after spending much of his playing and managing career in Chicago, he's not going to complain about 90-degree weather. Guillen was right at home Wednesday night as the Red Sox dealt with their first sweltering evening of the season in their second game against the Miami Marlins. Guillen acknowledged that he likes it when it's...
Ozzie Guillen wants a win -- no doubt about that. But even the veteran manager, now in his first year with Miami, is at a loss how to get it. And as the Marlins faced down another defeat at the hands of the Red Sox on Wednesday night, he was throwing out all kinds of ideas. Guillen called on a bevy of pitchers in Wednesday's loss, including those who would have been used as insurance...
If you take away the first inning, Daisuke Matsuzaka was masterful against the Marlins on Thursday night. Unfortunately, the scoreboard indicates that you can't do that. What the Red Sox might need to figure out how to do, however, is find a way for Matsuzaka to erase his tendency to struggle early. Of course, as NESN Nation's Dan Duquette points out in the above video, that...
The Marlins are not playing good baseball. They are currently seven games out of first place and have a sub-.500 record. Miami has played particularly terrible as of late, having lost 12 of their last 14. On Wednesday night, they took another beating in Boston at the hands of the the Red Sox. How does one recover from a 15-5 loss during what is shaping up to be a disappointing season...
8 a.m. ET: Daisuke Matsuzaka will continue to work out the kinks from Tommy John surgery as he makes his third start of the season for the Red Sox (35-33). During Matsuzaka's last start, he allowed three runs over the first two innings before holding the Cubs scoreless and going six innings. It was a quality start for Matsuzaka, who yielded four runs in his first outing against...
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Prior to last night’s matchup against the Miami Marlins, Red Sox [team stats] manager Bobby Valentine expressed two wishes for Daisuke Matsuzaka [stats]’s third start of the season: for him to participate...
Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka is going to get more time for his recurring stiff neck to settle down and heal -- manager Bobby Valentine hopes for good this time.
Dice-K was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, a day after the right-hander allowed five runs in one-plus inning and failed to retire a batter in the second inning of a 6-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics. The...
Time: 7:10 PM ET
TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI
RED SOX (35-33)
Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-2, 5.73)
Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 6:30 p.m. to watch the Miami Marlins take on the Boston Red Sox.
The Boston Red Sox have had little trouble scoring runs over the last three games. That's not been the case during Daisuke Matsuzaka's two starts this season.
Looking for a fifth straight win, the Red Sox hope to give Matsuzaka some support Thursday night and complete a home...
The young guns of the Boston Red Sox shined in a 6-5 comeback win over the Miami Marlins. Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed three first-inning runs thanks to a pair of singles by Greg Dobbs and Omar Infante. It took the Red Sox until the fourth to get on the board off Marlins starter Victor Zambrano. A Will Middlebrooks single and Mike Aviles sacrifice fly would cut the lead to...
After winning 15-5 last night, the Boston Red Sox look to get out the brooms tonight and go for the sweep in the finale of a three-game set with the Miami Marlins at Historic Fenway Park.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Marlins television market, you can catch the game on Fox Sports Florida...