Are things ever going to get better? Our beloved Red Sox can’t seem to get it together and time is starting to run out. A good showing in Baltimore versus the Orioles would be a great step to finally turning it around.
In years past, Boston fans would’ve been extremely confident when Josh Beckett got the assignment. That’s no longer the case.
The Red Sox open the series with Beckett on the mound and he’s having a mess of a season. In his last start, at home against the Texas Rangers, he gave up eight hits and eight earned runs in five innings. Beckett also gave up three homers in the 10-9 defeat.
Normally having Beckett pitch would mean Boston would be favored on the MLB odds board, but that won’t hold true in game one against Wei-Yin Chen and the Orioles.
Unfortunately, the pitching matchup for the second game isn’t much better. Aaron Cook, who has lost three out of his last four starts, goes up against Baltimore starter Miguel Gonzalez, who’s been a revelation sin...