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(AP Photo/Ben Margot) Yes, Jonny, that was the second straight game lost by the Sox. That was Jonny Gomes arguing with home plate Umpire, Todd Tichenor, that he did call time out in time (which he didn't), before he struck out in the 9th. Gomes was promptly ejected from the game not long after the argument began. It all started to downhill way before that, leading to the Sox 3-2 loss in 11 frames.
Sox' rookie starter, Brandon Workman did all he could (and more) through the first 6 innings, throwing no-hit ball over that time. The Sox finally rewarded him some run support in the sixth when Pedey drove Ellsbury in on a single, and again in the 7th when Brock Holt singled in Carp to give the Sox a 2-0 lead.
Now, I said Workman did all he could through six. The 7th was a different story. Coco Crisp broke up the no-no bid with a single in the 7th, and just two batters later, Josh Donaldson, who I was afraid of, put the A's on the board with a 2-run homer, ending Workman's day.
It stayed tied up at 2 until the bottom of the 11th, when, you guessed it, Josh Donaldson singled in Derek Norris to walk off with the victory and take the series from the Sox. Dammit!!
At least the Sox will go into the All-Star break still atop the AL East. It is safe to say they are clinging to that lead as the red-hot Rays are only 2.5 back. Hopefully the break will cool the Rays down.
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(Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)Brandon Workman made a big statement in his first big league start. The 24-year-old righty carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, giving up his bid for immortality and the lead on a two-run home run in that frame. The game droned on until the 11th when the A's walked-off with a 3-2 win—victimizing new Red Sox reliever Matt Thornton. Dustin Pedroia...
There were no rookie jitters this time around.
Brandon Workman, who provided a mixed bag while pitching in relief during his major league debut in Seattle on Wednesday, was called upon to start Sunday’s series finale in Oakland. The 24-year-old made the most of his opportunity.
Workman carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Athletics before Coco Crisp broke it...
It’s here, folks. Don’t blink because you may miss the rest of the season.
The final game before the All-Star Break has arrived and the Boston Red Sox (58-38) look to finish the first portion of the season a high note. They’ve split the first two games with the Oakland Athletics (55-39), taking the first 4-2 and losing the second 3-0. No...
Brandon Workman dazzled Red Sox fans in Oakland for seven innings Sunday. The rookie flirted with a no-hitter and showed just why the Red Sox see him as a piece in their puzzle.
The right-hander gave up just the two runs on two hits while striking out five and walking one in 6 1/3 innings. It was an impressive outing for Workman, who made his major league debut in Seattle on Wednesday...
In a lot of ways, Jonny Gomes personifies the 2013 Red Sox.
Going back to last August and continuing over the 2012-13 offseason, there’s no doubt that general manager Ben Cherington engaged in an overhaul of the Red Sox’ roster. Likewise, Gomes represents what Boston tried to do with its personnel in at least two ways.
First, Gomes is a high-character guy, known for his leadership...
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With Allen Webster in Pawtucket and out of the rotation, Brandon Workman will get the start in Sunday’s game at Oakland, according to the Boston Globe. This will be the 24-year-old righthander’s first major league start.
Workman made his major league debut Wednesday against Seattle. He threw two innings of relief...
The last time that Brandon Workman took the mound for the Red Sox was during his major league debut on Wednesday. Things didn’t go as planned for Workman, though, as he saw his ERA climb to 13.50 in two innings of work.
The Sox hope that Sunday will go better for him, as he makes his first major league start. He will have his work cut out for him, though, as he will have to keep...
Despite the Red Sox 4-3 extra-inning loss Sunday in Oakland, there was one very encouraging sign. The Sox have something in Brandon Workman.
Workman kept the A's off balance all day and the right-hander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before an infield hit from Coco Crisp and a home run by third baseman Josh Donaldson cost him the game...
I can deal with the Red Sox loss from last night, because it came with some indications that Jon Lester might be getting back on track. Lester pitched a quality start, and while he was tagged for the loss, the fact that he made it through 6.1 innings and allowed just three runs gives me hope for the rest of the season.
I suppose it’s appropriate for the final start before...
The 2012 season can be officially forgotten now. Bobby who? This 2013 Boston Red Sox team plays with grit, plays together and they play to win. With the Red Sox leading the AL East with the best record in the American League and sporting the most wins in the majors at the All-Star break, let's look back on the top 5 moments of what has been an exciting...
Brandon Workman was solid for 6.1 innings in his first MLB start for the Boston Red Sox. But it was Josh Donaldson who did all the damage for the Oakland A's in a 3-2 walkoff win in 11 innings on Sunday afternoon at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
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Brandon Workman and Drake Britton were the two candidates to start Sunday’s game for the Red Sox. Workman ended up getting the nod, but Britton will be in uniform for Boston.
The Red Sox called up Britton from Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, and they optioned outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. back to Pawtucket. Britton will wear No. 66, and he will be available as Boston closes out a...
The Red Sox looked to go into the 3 day All Star break on a high note, not as if their entire season hasn't been a high note already, but fell short in extra innings. The Sox enter the break with a 58-39 record, 2.5 games up on Tampa bay in the AL East and the most wins in the Major Leagues. Both pitchers on Sunday pitched well, Workman put...
RED SOX (58-38)
Pitching: RHP Brandon Workman (0-0, 13.50).
Pitching: RHP Bartolo Colon (12-3, 2.69).
Game time: 4:05 PM
What the sports betting experts predict is that the Red Sox...
2:04 p.m.: The final lineup card of the first half has been posted, and it looks like some regular starters will enjoy an extended All-Star break.
Shane Victorino, Mike Napoli and Jarrod Saltalamacchia are all out of the lineup for the Red Sox on Sunday. Victorino has been banged up of late, and Saltalamacchia will get the day off with the day game after a night game.