The Boston Red Sox need a wake up call. And they need it quickly.
Maybe Bobby Valentine getting ejected for protecting his players after some awful strike and non-strike calls late in the game is it. Obviously it didn't work to rally them back in the 9th but it shows the players he's got there back.
But if that isn't it, they desperately need something to get them turned back around.
The Washington Nationals are not the doormat in the NL East anymore. Folks, this team is legit. The Nats are just not going to roll over and play dead.
They have one of the best pitching staff's in the NL as evidenced by their numbers. And they came into Beantown this weekend and swept a three-game series from the local nine.
So what does this mean for the Red Sox?
Well for starters, it's their third straight loss and when you break it down, they went 1-5 on the homestand. They are now a dismal 14-19 at a ballpark where they should have a clear advantage. In case you were wondering, they are 15-...