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Former Red Sock Hanley Ramirez was the difference in Game One of
Boston's Friday game vs. L.A., hitting a homer to give his team a 2-0 win.
Okay, L.A.: Round One goes to your Dodgers. Let’s call it a TKO.
This heavyweight bout Friday night at Chavez Ravine was looking like a draw on the judges’ scorecards until the fourth inning, when former Red Sock Hanley Ramirez lit up John Lackey for a two-run homer to center that turned out to be the only scoring in the opening game of the three-game weekend set between the Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
L.A. starter Ricky Nolasco was a model of efficiency, tossing 66 of 101 pitches for strikes in eight innings of work, only giving out two hits while striking out six and walking none.
For his part, Boston starter John Lackey was far from lackluster — surrendering only two runs on three hits in eight innings, while striking out six and walking none — but his otherwise stellar outing st...
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Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez tried unsuccessfully to turn a double play by intentionally dropping a line drive during Wednesday night's game against the Florida Marlins.
It happened in the seventh inning with one out and Marlins runner Ed Lucas on first. Marlins batter Adeiny Hechavarria hit the line drive about knee...
In addition to working out a long term deal with Clayton Kershaw this off-season, the Los Angeles Dodgers will attempt to extend Hanley Ramirez beyond the 2014 season.
“I think a guy like Hanley Ramirez, he’s a special, special player,” Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter said via the LA Times. “If you know where we could find five more, we’ll take them all...
Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez attempted to pull off a clever double play during Wednesday's game against the Miami Marlins.The moment came in the bottom of the seventh inning with a Marlins runner on first base. A line drive is then smacked toward the direction of Ramirez at shortstop, which he clearly intentionally drops in...
Carl Crawford and Hanley Ramirez now share a clubhouse in Los Angeles. But there reportedly was a point last season when they almost traded places on the East Coast.
The Red Sox and Marlins discussed the possibility of a trade that would have sent Crawford to Miami in exchange for Ramirez, according to WEEI.com’s Alex Speier. The potential swap never gained traction, though, and...
Sometimes a pitcher’s win/loss record is an arbitrary statistic that fails to represent the work of the man behind it.
In John Lackey’s case, this is one of those times.
An 8-11 record wouldn’t suggest good work, but Lackey has pitched brilliantly this season after a rocky start with the club in his first few years. In 2010, he posted a 14-11 record, but that came with an ERA...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night in the opener of an interleague series that began as a matchup between first-place teams.
The Dodgers won their fourth in a row, while the Red Sox lost for the sixth time in...
The Dodgers have won a lot of baseball games lately, and many victories were far more exciting than Friday’s 2-0 shutout of the Red Sox. But Friday’s win helped shed some more light on a few underrated aspects of the Dodgers’ historic stretch.
The Dodgers are now 29-5 since the All-Star break and 46-10 since June 22. They’ve gone from 9 1/2 games back in the NL West to leading...
On Aug. 23, 2011, John Lackey received 11 runs of support while earning a win that improved his season record to 12-9. Exactly two years later, Lackey didn’t receive a single run while suffering a loss that dropped his record to 8-11.
That should tell you all that you need to know about a pitcher’s win-loss record and how misleading the stat can be. Lackey is a remarkably better...
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)Call it "The Curse Of Mike Lowell". Hanley Ramirez clouted a 2-run HR in the fourth inning to account for all the scoring in a tough loss for the Red Sox at Chavez Ravine. John Lackey pitched a superb eight-inning complete game (other than Ramirez's HR) and still lost the game with literally no run support. The 'immortal' Ricky...
The Red Sox just can't scratch out runs when John Lackey's on the mound.
For the sixth time this season, they gave the right-hander no offensive support in losing 2-0 to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in the opener of the interleague series.
Lackey (8-11) tossed his first complete game in nearly four years, but was the tough-luck loser despite allowing just two...
Yasiel Puig seems to have taken up the mantle of the current superstar athlete that sportswriters would most like to fix in some way or another. If a current report from Ken Rosenthal on Foxsports.com is to be taken at 100% face value, maybe the Dodgers players are fed up with his playing-better-than-everybody-this-side-of-Trout-and-Cabrera act, as well. I mean, sure, you could see...
Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night in the opener of an interleague series that began as a matchup between first-place teams.
The Dodgers won their fourth in a row, while the Red Sox lost for the sixth time in eight games. With...
Your browser does not support iframes. Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury committed an embarrassing and inexcusable blunder during Saturday night's game in L.A. when he was tagged out after hitting into a fielder's choice and walking back to the dugout before the inning was actually over. It happened in the top of the ninth inning with one out and a runner on...
One year after completing one of the biggest trades in baseball history, the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers stand at the top of their respective divisions.
The old band gets together tonight at Dodger Stadium for the first time since that blockbuster deal.
The Red Sox (75-54) currently hold a one-game edge over the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL...
The Red Sox spend the better part of August on the road, so I really wasn’t expecting a 28-0 month out of them. And at 10-11 so far on the month, they’re playing at about the clip I’d figured.
What’s more alarming are the thin margins they’re losing games by, coupled with the offense’s maddening propensity to get shut down.
So far in August, the Sox have lost seven games...