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As the Boston Red Sox wrapped up the season's first half Sunday night at Fenway Park, injured Dustin Pedroia and nicked-up rookie Will Middlebrooks once again were on the bench. Jacoby Ellsbury hasn't played since April 13, and neither Carl Crawford nor closer Andrew Bailey has played a game all season, heading a disabled list that has featured 20 players. Soon, the Red Sox are hoping all of that will change. In fact, they're counting on it. Despite their myriad injuries, the Red Sox are only 2 1/2 games off the pace for the second wild-card berth in the American League. And so, they're optimistic that they can make a playoff push once the cavalry of injured players returns. "Hopefully we can get some of the guys back and help out our performance in the second half," said DH David Ortiz, the lone All-Star and only constant. "If we have all those guys in, it would be a different story. Nobody's facing the situation we are now with all those ...
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The “great one’s” daughter took in the Red Sox game yesterday with the guy from Heroes. Not really sure what she was doing in Boston, but she never lets us down with her instagramming skills.-TO
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Nick will cover it in Beat Farming tomorrow, but I wanted to mention a bit about Ellsbury and Buchholz's performances in Pawtucket today since I happened to go to the game.
First of all, it was ideal baseball weather, and my spontaneous decision to attend couldn't have worked out better. In addition to Ellsbury and Buchholz, I got to see Daniel Bard, Junichi Tazawa,...
Time: 8:05 PM ET
TV/Radio: ESPN / WEEI
Red Sox (43-42)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (5-5, 4.33)
Pitching: RHP Ivan Nova (9-3, 4.05)
.500, two games below .500 at home (22-24) but two games above .500 on the road (21-19).
If you thought this is where the Boston Red Sox would be at the 2012 All-Star break, you would be a genius. As fans of the team, we hold them to a higher standard and for the most part, we know they do to. But sometimes it just doesn't show.
The Red Sox had a good opportunity this weekend...
we are in the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star break, I figured it would be a good time to take a look at Boston Red Sox and their performance by the numbers in through the first 86 games of the season.
As we now the team sits at .500 a mere 43-43 at the break with a sub .500 home record of 22-24 at Fenway Park, while on the road they are 21-19.
So what are the teams issues...
Well that was fun. I’m sad it had to end so soon. Watching your team get the **** kicked out of them repeatedly by their biggest rival at home in a huge series on national television to end the season’s first half is about as rewarding as it gets. The Red Sox never run out of ways to impress me.
If the huge gap (now 9.5 games) between the two teams in the American League East...