The rivalry continues, this time with a little bit more juice behind it (pun intended).
Alex Rodriguez makes his first appearance at Fenway Park since the Biogenesis allegations and MLB suspension/appeal. He’ll be greeted cordially by the Fenway Faithful. Nothing to see here.
The Boston Red Sox (72-51) try to turn around their recent woes with a quick three-game home stand against the New York Yankees (62-58), who come in hot having won five of their last seven games. Felix Doubront, who only went four innings in his last start due to a high pitch count, starts for the Red Sox. He is 8-5 with a 3.66 ERA this season and has a career 2.36 ERA against New York in 10 games (six starts). Doubront has not given up more than two runs in any of the 10 appearances and has gone at least six innings in each of his six starts.
In his last start, Doubront allowed three earned runs, marking the 16th straight start he has given up three or less. That ties the ...