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The Red Sox offense knows that the outcome of Wednesday night's 2-1 loss to the Orioles could have been different. Granted, you have to tip your cap to Orioles' starter Wei-Yin Chen -- who gave up just 7 hits, no walks and one run over 7 innings -- but it feels like Josh Beckett outdueled his Orioles counterpart. Beckett, who himself gave up just five hits in eight innings before leaving the game due to a hamstring cramp, clearly deserved better, and David Ortiz knows it. Speaking to the media after the game, Big Papi admitted the offense needed to...
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Josh Beckett pitched great on Wednesday night. The Orioles didn't care. Beckett was a hard-luck loser after spinning a gem through eight innings against the O's, but Baltimore was able to string together a few hits and scratch across enough runs to spoil his night. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is still giving Beckett our "Disappointing Duel" award after this one...
Josh Beckett threw just 92 pitches in eight innings of work on Wednesday night and wanted more. The success-starved starter has been searching for a win in each of his last four starts, but once again came up empty against the Orioles. The 32-year-old allowed just two runs and five hits over eight innings of outstanding work, turning in his eighth quality start in 11 chances this...
Here is Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett drinking beer and playing poker. Two World Series rings and a World Series MVP award means you can do whatever you want on your off days.
Picture via terezowens.com
The Red Sox couldn't get anything going on offense, wasting a superb start by Josh Beckett and falling to the AL East-leading Orioles 2-1.
Beckett went eight strong, throwing just 92 pitches in the effort. He scattered five hits, walked one, and struck out five. For all the hulabaloo over him in the offseason, Josh's ERA is now just a touch over four, and he looks like...
While we were distracted by basketball and rain, the Sox lost two straight and dropped back to last place.Remember when everybody wanted to trade Josh Beckett? Good times. Now he has the lowest WHIP among Sox starters (1.232). He had two great outings, and then his last outing was a loss but a decent performance.Wei-Yin Chen gets the ball for Baltimore. The bloom seems to be coming...
David Ortiz may not be participating in this year's Home Run Derby, but it's looking likely that he'll have a role in this year's All-Star Game anyway. The Red Sox designated hitter leads all DH candidates after one round of MLB All-Star voting, with a whopping 1,204,904 votes. His second-place challenger, Michael Young, trails by close to 200,000 votes with about...
Things looked bleak for the Red Sox on May 10 after Josh Beckett was knocked around Fenway Park. Not only was the disastrous start part of the whole golf outing fisasco, it also dropped Boston to a season-high seven games under .500. From there, though, the Sox got red-hot, going 14-5 to end the month, capping off a 15-14 record for the month that had them two games over .500 heading...
Last year, the Red Sox had six All-Stars. How many will they have this year ? As of right now, David Ortiz is the only player on the roster that would be voted in, but there's still plenty of time for that to change. While many players on the Red Sox got off to slow starts -- along with the team -- Ortiz did not. Big Papi is currently the top 10 in the majors in home runs, runs...
It goes without saying that David Ortiz and Justin Verlander are among the most dominant players of their era. The Red Sox slugger has a career .284/.379/.545 slash line and 391 home runs; the Tigers right-hander has MVP and Cy Young Award trophies on his mantel. Their accomplishments have made them household names to baseball fans throughout the country.
Ortiz and Verlander recently...
BOSTON -- Whether it's a slugfest or pitcher's duel, Baltimore seems to have a decided edge over Boston. The Orioles improved to 5-0 in Fenway Park this season with a 2-1 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night, getting seven solid innings from starter Wei-Yin Chen the lights-out save from closer Jim Johnson. Baltimore finished with just five hits, but three of them...
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Red Sox (28-27)
Pitching: RHP Josh Beckett (4-5, 4.26)
Pitching: LHP Wei-Yin Chen (4-2, 3.75)
Back to .500 for the Boston Red Sox after their third straight loss last night.
Gone are the days when you can look at the schedule and say well 18 games against the Baltimore Orioles means about 12-15 wins. So far in 2012, the Orioles have owned the Red Sox and the worst part about it is the fact that the local nine hasn't beaten them at home yet.
On any other night, an...
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Pitchers who lack a decent fastball rarely survive in the MLB, but there&...
On Wednesday night, the Orioles won their second straight game in Boston, 2-1, as Wei-Yin Chen bested the Red Sox’s Josh Beckett. They are 32-24 and lead the division by ½ a game over the New York Yankees.
The Orioles, as well know have struggled over the past few weeks; however, maybe the Boston Red Sox are the elixir for Baltimore’s issues. They have won seven straight against...
The offense struggled once again Wednesday night, managing only one run on seven hits.
For the first time in over a week, the Boston Red Sox have fallen back to .500 thanks to a three-game losing streak in their finale against the Toronto Blue Jays and their first two of the series against the Baltimore Orioles. The Sox more recently spoiled a fine start from Josh Beckett,...