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August had not been the easiest month for Ryan Dempster before he took the bump at Rogers Centre on Tuesday.
The veteran right-hander was coming off a pair of starts in which he gave up 16 hits and 12 earned runs combined, lucking out with a no-decision in each game. His luck swung the other way against the Blue Jays, as one of his strongest outings in weeks only netted him a no-decision as well.
Dempster went seven strong innings in Toronto, surrendering just four hits and two walks before leaving the game with Boston holding a 2-1 lead. Although Junichi Tazawa gave up the game-tying home run immediately after entering the game, Shane Victorino bailed out Tazawa with his two-run single in the 11th inning. Dempster may not show up as the pitcher of record in the box score of the Red Sox’ 4-2 victory, but his performance earned him the Amica Pitcher of the Week.
Dempster is slated to take the mound next on Sunday night in the series finale against the Yankees. He’ll be facing CC Saba...
BEST OF MAXIM
So if you’re keeping score here’s how things from tonight’s memorable Yankees/Red Sox game went down: Ryan Dempster plunks A-Rod after a series of inside pitches and somehow it’s Yankees manager Joe Girardi who gets ejected.
Girardi was understandably angered and he sure got his money’s worth while in the ump’s face. The fired up Girardi could visibly be seen calling...
Joe Girardi is still fuming about Ryan Dempster hitting Alex Rodriguez.
Dempster drilled Rodriguez in the second inning of Sunday’s game, which prompted home plate umpire Brian O’Nora to issue warnings to both sides. Girardi said after the game that he thought the situation was handled poorly. He wanted Dempster to be ejected, and he now wants the Red Sox pitcher to be suspended...
Ryan Dempster was throwing with a purpose on Sunday night, right at Alex Rodriguez.
After Dempster missed Rodriguez he finally connected on a 3-0 pitch right in the torso of the Yankees third baseman.
Home plate umpire Brian O’Nora opted only to warn both teams of retaliation which did not sit well with Yankees manager Joe Girardi who began yelling in Dempster’s direction.
Tensions boiled over early during the Yankees/Red Sox series weekend finale at Fenway when Boston starter Ryan Dempster drilled A-Rod in the back on a 3-0 count. This too came after Dempster threw behind Rodriguez during the first pitch of the at bat with zero warnings being issued. Yankees manager Joe Girardi however lost his […]
Ryan Dempster plunked Alex Rodriguez during the Yankees vs Red Sox game. Joe Girardi was not happy at all, eventually being tossed from the game.
A-Rod simply has a flare for the dramatic.
After the plunk seen around the world on Sunday’s Yankees vs Red Sox game A-rod was left with the last laugh as he hit a booming home run off Ryan Dempster in the 6th inning.
The solo blast helped pick the Yankees up from a 6-3 deficit and got the ball rolling for what would be a 9-6 Yankees victory.
The Dempster pitch inside followed...
BOSTON — Ryan Dempster gave baseball fans everywhere some fantastic water cooler material for Monday.
Dempster drilled Alex Rodriguez with a pitch in the second inning of Sunday’s game after throwing three straight pitches inside, including one behind the controversial slugger. The sequence caused quite the stir at Fenway Park, and it’s the perfect starting point for all Monday...
Yankees manager Joe Girardi was so upset after Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster beaned Alex Rodriguez that he almost punched the umpire right in the face.
Dempster repeatedly threw inside on A-Rod until finally hitting him in the second inning of their Sunday night series rubber match. Girardi was ejected after his tirade.
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I don’t care if this dude is a Red Sox fans. He deserves all the stupid comments thrown his way.
Anyways, last night Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster tried to plunk Alex Rodriguez because… um… he was involved in Biogenesis? I don’t know. It really doesn’t make sense to me either. He didn’t show up a home-run – also stupid – or badmouth somebody on the Red Sox...
Ryan Dempster said after Sunday’s game that he didn’t throw at Alex Rodriguez intentionally. A-Rod and the Yankees aren’t buying it.
Dempster threw three pitches inside against Rodriguez, including one behind him, in the second inning of the Yankees’ 9-6 win. His next pitch drilled the Yankees third baseman, which caused the benches to empty, warnings to be issued and manager...
Who said the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry was dead?
Alex Rodriguez led off the second inning for the Yanks, and Ryan Dempster wasted no time in throwing behind the slugger with his first pitch. The right-hander followed with two more balls inside before nailing A-Rod with the fourth pitch of the at-bat — much to the enjoyment of the Fenway Faithful.
Home plate umpire Brian O’Nora...
The Yankees Red Sox rivalry might have been not as heated as it was in the past, but last night proved that their games are always worth watching. The rubber match ended up going to the Yankees as they beat the Red Sox 9-6.
Fireworks exploded in the second inning when Boston’s Ryan Dempster was aiming for New York’s Alex Rodriguez almost every pitch. Everyone could see the message...