Found May 28, 2012 on
Clay Buchholz took the mound for the Sox and probably had his best outing to date, however this time the Rays had the late inning rally against our closer and took the win.
Clay pitched well and left the game in line for a win. Buchholz gave up his first run in the 4th inning with a Zobrist RBI ground out with Joyce on 3rd. Clay didn't give up his 2nd run until the 7th inning with an RBI single to Rhymes. Sox 2-0. His line for the day was 111 pitches, 7 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 1 B, 6 Ks. In the bottom of the 7th, the Sox bats got Buchholz in line for the win. Papi walked, Youk singled and then Gonzo hit his 4th HR of the season to give the Sox a 3-2 lead.
Buchholz was out of the game and Morales and Padilla pitched a scoreless 8th inning. The Sox bats ended up loading the bases with 2 outs against the Rays, however Gonzo could not be a hero again and he ended up grounding out to end the inning. Alfredo Aceves took the mound in the 9th for the Sox. He had gotten his last 9 sav...
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Pedroia was injured in the fifth inning when he made a diving stop of a ball hit by Danny Worth.
Ranging far to his left, Pedroia stopped the ball, scrambled to get up and made the throw to first to end...
Recently I had a chance to do a quick interview with Red Sox prospect Reynaldo Rodriguez. Rodriguez is a 26 year old slugger out of Colombia who is currently playing for the Portland Sea Dogs. He has a powerful bat and was discovered by the Red Sox in an independent league when he was playing for the Yuma Scorpions. In 2009, he was named the Independent Leagues top prospect...
Editor's note: NESN.com is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine’s words. Each game day, we will select the best Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. Ryan Sweeney's bright Hollywood smile said more about the outfielder's excitement to be back in the Red Sox lineup than any of his postgame comments on Monday. After missing the...
Editor's note: NESN.com is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine's words. Each game day, we will select a Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. Say what you will about what transpired Friday night between the Red Sox and the Rays. The plunking, the brawl, the accusations, the explanations -- no one is going to say what really happened...
BOSTON -- Jarrod Saltalamacchia currently leads all catchers in the majors with eight homers. The Red Sox backstop has been sizzling at the plate, belting three homers in the last six games. He's lifted his RBI total to 21 while raising his batting average to .274 from the .080 on April 19 -- and for that matter, a .221 average on May 21. His teammates are paying close notice...
Felix Doubront continues the roll he's on as he goes six innings, allowing just two runs and he gets in his fourth win in five decisions as the Sox beat the Tigers, 7-4.
The Sox got to Doug Fister early as they managed to score five runs in the first three innings. There was a blessing in diguise as Mike Aviles appeared to strike out but the umpires declared it to be a foul...
His last name is 14 letters long, and with the way he has been hitting the baseball, he has a legitimate shot of landing a spot on the team comprised of the best players from 14 American League teams. Jarrod Saltalamacchia -- yes, it is 14 letters and the longest last name in baseball history -- has been the talk around Boston for the past week. Now, his name is being associated...
For the first time this season, the Boston Red Sox have walked off with win thanks to the bat of Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
With Daniel Nava on second base, Salty came in to pinch-hit for Marlon Byrd and delivered the heroics for the Red Sox as he gave them a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bays to get their record back to .500.
Theo Epstein expected some rough stretches for the Chicago Cubs. He didn't envision this.
With 12 straight losses entering Monday's game against San Diego, the Cubs were on one of the longest skids in franchise history and tied with Minnesota for the worst record in the majors.
Epstein says he doesn't think ''this is indicative of the type of team we are'...
Now that lineup is stacked!
Red Sox (23-24)
Pitching: LHP Felix Doubront (4-2, 3.96)
If there's one thing you can say about Trot Nixon that's more definitive than anything else, it's that he played the game the right way. Nixon showed immeasurable grit, toughness and passion during his 10 years in Boston, while also having a flair for the dramatic. He became the poster child for the term "dirt dog," which represents exacty the type of player...
Mookie Betts is a shortstop (who is being converted to second base) who was drafted by the Red Sox in the 5th round of last year’s draft. He had committed to Tennessee but he signed on August 15th for $750,000 with the Sox and played in one game for the GCL Red Sox, where he went 2-4 with a stolen base.
According to SoxProspects, he is known for his athleticism and is projected...
The clubhouse door opened up and the Tampa Bay Rays could be seen dancing - a stark contrast to what happened a night earlier.
Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Boston closer Alfredo Aceves, and the Rays rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday afternoon, a day after losing in the final inning.
''We're a lot of fun when we win,&...
BOSTON -- For nine years, Carl Crawford shined in Tampa Bay. Due to the outfielder's contributions, the Rays ascended from the bottom tier of Major League Baseball to the upper echelon. Although Crawford plays for Boston, former teammate and Rays first baseman Carlos Pena continues to keep in touch with him. And Pena is abreast of the slew of injuries that have prevented Crawford...
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