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BOSTON -- The Red Sox gave left-hander Pedro Hernandez a rude welcome to the major leagues Wednesday night. Cody Ross hit a pair of three-run homers, Adrian Gonzalez added a solo shot and an RBI single and Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits in Boston's 10-1 rout of the White Sox. Hernandez, who lasted four-plus innings, gave up eight runs in his big league debut Gonzalez added a two-run single in the sixth inning and is 9-for-16 with two homers and 10 RBIs in the last four games. Left-hander Felix Doubront, who gets more offensive support than any starter in baseball (7.97 runs per nine innings coming in), gave up a first-inning run and then cruised through six innings. He allowed four hits in becoming Boston's first 10-game winner. He is 10-4. Ross (Nos. 14 and 15) and Gonzalez (No. 8) went back-to-back off the 23-year-old Hernandez (7-2 in the minors before his recall) in the fourth inning. Ross made a bid for a third consecutive homer in the sixth, doubling off th...
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BOSTON –– When Cody Ross sifted through offers in free agency, he scoped out the venues. And that's one reason Fenway Park stood out. Considering the dimensions of the storied ballpark, Ross –– a pull hitter –– believed his power numbers could spike compared to AT&T Park in San Francisco. In Wednesday's 10-1 victory, Ross' instincts proved correct as he...
It was a night of firsts for Pedro Hernandez against the Red Sox on Wednesday. His first major league start, his first major league pitch, his first major league strikeout. It was also the night of his first major league home run allowed (and his second and third), so he will have plenty of memories. While players often keep the baseballs from memorable moments in their careers ...
Cody Ross' 5-year old son stood behind him as he sat at a podium during a postgame interview session, triggering him to recall when he first started to enjoy hitting in the clutch.
''I've always wanted to be up in those situations since I was like my son's age,'' Ross said of his three-run homer in the ninth that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 3-1 win...
Ross is boss. Red Sox Nation's fan favorite of the 2012 season is having quite the week. Watch Cody Ross crush his ninth-inning walk-off tater below. Your browser does not support iframes.
BOSTON -- Cody Ross smiled as he sat down, fresh off a three-run walk-off home run. Looking out at the group of reporters assembled in front of him, he couldn't suppress a smile. "I could get used to this," he declared with a Cheshire Cat grin. The Red Sox certainly could too, as Ross sent the team home happy on Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Chicago. It's the...
Cody Ross hit three separate three run homers in the last two games against the White Sox, while carrying the Red Sox to a series victory over Chicago. The series was marked by the return of two other All Star Outfielders with Jacoby Ellsbury and Carl Crawford making their way back into the lineup, but [...]
BOSTON –– For the second time this season, the Red Sox celebrated a walk-off victory. The first time took place on May 26, when Jarrod Saltalamacchia blasted a game-winning home run against the Rays. Then, on Thursday, Cody Ross rose to the occasion, clubbing a three-run bomb to topple the White Sox. In each scenario, players swarmed the hero at home plate and mobbed him. Red...
The final game of the Sox vs. Sox series was tonight and Clay Buchholz was taking the mound for the Red Sox in hopes of them taking the series. Buchholz has seemingly figured out whatever it was that was bothering him earlier in the season and seems like that pitcher we knew and loved in 2010.
Buchholz unlike most of his fellow starting pitchers did not give up a run in the...
It was almost perfect for Boston Red Sox fans: They cheered Kevin Youkilis early in the game and enjoyed a late-inning rally by their team. A limping David Ortiz just put a bit of a damper on the nice night.
Adrian Gonzalez spoiled Youkilis' return to Fenway Park, hitting a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning of a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday.
One night after slamming White Sox pitchers for 10 runs, Chicago rookie lefthander Jose Quintana held the Red Sox to no runs through 8 innings on just 5 hits in a classic pitcher's duel against Clay Buchholz. That is, until Cody Ross took care of business in the bottom of the 9th inning with a 3-run blast deep into the Boston night over the Monster for a 3-1 Red Sox win.The...
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It finally happened.
It took all of April, May, June and most of July, but there was no mistaking what I saw on Thursday night – the Red Sox acted...
Thursday was a successful day. A walk-off by Cody Ross brought that pick home. And when
you pick the Yankees to lose and they do, that is pretty good picking. The only three that
were incorrect came from the Game of Attrition between the Astros and the Padres where
one run scored would win the game. The wrong team did. And Gio Gonzalez seriously let
this picker down with a big...
As Cody Ross rounded third base after his walkoff home run on Thursday night, the Red Sox were there to greet with him hugs and cheers. But Nick Punto took on his alter-ego during the celebration and was intent on making the moment one to remember. Punto, who has been nicknamed "the shredder" for his role in past walkoff wins, has made quite an impact on his teammate, enough...
Just imagine the possibilities right now of where the Boston Red Sox could be if they were entirely healthy earlier in the season. And imagine what it could be like if Jon Lester and Josh Beckett pitched like they are capable of.
Yes right now the Red Sox are without David Ortiz and still haven't seen Andrew Bailey pitch yet this year but since the return of Jacoby Ellsbury...