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Boston Red Sox
If you have been staying up the past several games watch the Red Sox play on the West Coast, then kudos to you. Not only have the nights been long, but the games haven’t been great, especially if you’re a Sox fan watching your team get off to a 2-3 start to midway through this 10-game trip.
Last night was much better, as the Boston Red Sox bats came alive in an 11-8 win over the Seattle Mariners. It looked as if the Ms would be on cruise control, jumping out to a 5-1 lead after two innings on starter Allen Webster, but the heart of the Red Sox (55-37) lineup provided the spark for the comeback. Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and Mike Napoli each belted home runs, as did Jackie Bradley Jr. and Shane Victorino, en route to a 16-hit, 11-run night.
Obviously, the Sox would like to keep that momentum rolling tonight when they face the Mariners (40-50) in Game 3 and look to take a 2-1 series advantage. Left-hander Felix Doubront takes the mound for Boston...
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Let’s thank the sweet, sweet baseball gods for gracing us with the 2013 All-Star break, shall we?
The injuries for the Boston Red Sox are piling up quickly and the break couldn’t possibly have picked a better time to show up. If it wasn’t bad already, Andrew Miller is now likely done for the season. According to the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham, Miller has a torn ligament...
The Seattle Mariners enter the final few weeks before the trade deadline hopelessly out of playoff contention but in perhaps the best position to maximize value as sellers.
Make no mistake, this Mariners team is not going to make any noise in 2013 and its deep farm system of pitching prospects are still adjusting its way into major league uniforms, but Seattle could be the most relevant...
The Red Sox had quite the game Tuesday night, and it’s no coincidence that David Ortiz had a big game, too.
The Boston designated hitter was once again the power behind the Sox’ attack, going 4-for-5 with a homer run as Boston racked up 16 hits and five home runs on its way to its 11-8 win over the Mariners.
On top of the win, the night also marked several special occasions for...
(Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)Today was not Ryan Dempster's day. He hurled just three and one-third innings and gave up seven earned runs. However, his misfortune was a great opportunity for Steven Wright. No, not the guy who has his personal seashell collection scattered across the beaches of the Earth. This Steven Wright is the knuckle-balling new guy who pitched 5 2/3 stellar...
The Boston Red Sox added needed depth to its bullpen calling up right-handers Steven Wright and Pedro Beato.
The Red Sox made the moves Wednesday before facing the Seattle Mariners. Boston optioned starter Allen Webster and reliever Alfredo Aceves to Triple-A Pawtucket to clear roster spots.
The decision to send out Webster leaves the Red Sox needing a starter for Sunday's...
Before Monday night's game, Red Sox manager John Farrell stated that pitcher Andrew Miller will need foot surgery and is probably out for the rest of the season.
As reported by Jacob Thorpe of MLB.com,
"Miller left Saturday's game against the Angels with a left foot
injury. The loss of Miller further depletes Boston's ailing bullpen. The
Red Sox lost...
Clay Buchholz finished a light, but eagerly anticipated, bullpen session yesterday and therefore could return to the mound for the Red Sox within a week after the All-Star break.
Clay Buchholz threw 25 pitches, mostly fastballs, off a mound today. Slated for a more rigorous bullpen session Friday #RedSox
— Scott Lauber (@ScottLauber) July 11, 2013
“He had another strong...
The Seattle Mariners may soon have more power in the outfield to complement that of Raul Ibanez. Right fielder Michael Morse has steadily progressed from his quadriceps strain, and will soon prepare for a Minor League rehab assignment according to MLB.com's Greg Johns.
Morse, out since June 21, has resumed batting practice and light running this week. In fact, as Johns...
They don’t hand out trophies for success before the All-Star break, but the Red Sox have to feel pretty good about their performance so far.
The team entered Thursday with a record of 56-37, leading the AL East by three games and boasting the highest win total in the major leagues.
We all how the players have performed this season. David Ortiz has come back better than ever from...
The Red Sox broke out and in a big way on Tuesday night, as many of their fans on the East Coast slept the night away.
Boston bounced back after dropping the first game in Seattle to pound the Mariners 11-8 in the second game of the series, a game that started after 10 p.m. in the East and ended up lasting 3 hours and 44 minutes.
Part of the reason the game took so long, of course...
The Mariners managed to crush the ball early on and jump out to a lead, but the Boston bats got to Iwakuma and tallied five home runs en route to a game two victory.
Boston 11, Seattle 8
When: 10:10 PM ET, Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Where: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
Umpires: Home – Jim Joyce, 1B – Cory Blaser, 2B – Jeff Nelson, 3B – Ed...
For a second straight night the Red Sox offense was in sync and they pounded out 11 runs against the Mariners. Starting pitching was dominant, one of Doubronts best outings of the season and set the tone for the Sox all night long. Here are the 3 stars of the game:
Star 3: Shane Victorino
Victornio had a 2-4 night before being subbed out by JBJ for...
Would you rather be the Boston Red Sox, losers of three in a row but maintaining a 3.5-game lead in the AL East? Or the New York Yankees, winners of six-of-eight yet still five games back?
That’s what I thought. Everybody calm down.
The Red Sox (54-37) are going through their toughest stretch of the season, having blown a four-run ninth-inning...
The beginning of the game was rough to watch and then the game continued to drag on, so most of Red Sox Nation missed the end of the game, but if you were one of the few that stayed up to watch the whole game you saw an offensive explosion by both teams. They combined for 19 runs and 29 hits. Here are the 3 stars of the game:
Star 3: Dustin Pedroia...
With the July 31 trade deadline sneaking up, Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington is still looking into making some moves. Cherington has scouts out searching for relief pitchers, right-handed hitters, and possibly a starting pitcher, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.
As of now, relief is top priority. The Sox are still looking into...