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Boston Red Sox
Tampa Bay Rays
It has been a mere five days since David Price came into Fenway Park and dominated the Red Sox lineup en route to a complete-game win. Now, he’s looking to emulate his performance that held one of the best-hitting teams in baseball to a five-hit night.
Price and the Rays are back in town to make up Thursday’s rainout, and the game comes with serious implications. The Sox are holding on to a half-game lead over the Rays in the American League East, but they will need their bats to come to life against the defending AL Cy Young winner if they plan on extending their lead.
Leadoff man and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury will look to set the table for the Sox. Ellsbury has hit safely in five of his previous 14 at-bats, but he was 0-for-4 against Price in Wednesday’s 5-1 loss. David Ortiz is fresh off a weekend series where he seemed to be hitting everything in sight, highlighted by a four-hit performance in Sunday’s 5-0 win over the Orioles. The slugger is hitting .467 since the All-Star...
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For the second time in five days, the Boston Red Sox had to face David Price. And for the second time in five days, the Tampa Bay Rays ace shut down the Red Sox in a 2-1 win on Monday night at historic Fenway Park.
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It was another dominant pitching performance for David Price on Monday night as the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Boston Red Sox 2-1 to regain first place in the American League East. Price allowed just a run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings while striking out eight. The Rays scored runs in the [...]
Haven’t we seen this already? Why yes, yes we have. Felix Doubront and the first-place Boston Red Sox (63-43) square off against David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays (62-43), who are a half-game back of the Sox in the AL East. Tonight’s game is a makeup game for one that was rained out just four days ago. Doubront and Price met this past Wednesday...
The Rays have been very active on Twitter today.
First, Tampa Bay’s official Twitter account tweeted out an ad for a “steel alloy phone with Kevlar cord,” that would need to be installed by Sept. 10. It was a playful shot towards the Red Sox and David Ortiz after Big Papi smashed a telephone with his bat on Saturday.
Now, Rays ace David Price is having some fun on Twitter at...
David Price can put himself in the history books Monday night with first place on the line in the AL East between his Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox.
Price can become the first starting pitcher in more than 82 years to beat the Red Sox twice in Fenway Park within a five-day span in this makeup game.
Last Thursday's finale of a four-game set between these clubs was postponed...
8 a.m. ET: This rainout certainly worked against the Boston Red Sox (63-43).
On Wednesday, David Price (5-5, 3.75 ERA) owned Boston, yielding just give hits and a single run while pitching a complete game and leading the Tampa Bay Rays (62-43) to a 5-1 win. The next night, the game was rained out, and, as the luck of the draw should have it, Price’s turn in the rotation comes up...
After the requisite leaping chest bumps by the starting pitchers near the mound Chris Archer and David Price wrapped their arms around each other.
“I’m just following your lead” Archer said.
And Price said … nothing.
“He was just like (silent) with a big smile on his face” Archer said.
There were plenty of smiles and hugs and hearty handshakes Saturday after Archer...
David Price allowed just two hits over 7 1-3 innings to beat the Boston Red Sox for the second time in six days, and Tampa Bay won 2-1 on Monday night to retake first place in the AL East.
Price (6-5) was dominating the makeup game before it was delayed for 39 minutes because of a brief downpour that arrived as fans were singing ''Sweet Caroline'' and he was warming...
Monday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Boston Red Sox, 0 Win: Matt Moore (14-3) Loss: Brandon Workman (0-1) In a pivotal series for both clubs, both teams knew that they had to be on their A-game if they wanted to claim American League East supremacy. In this edition of what has become a very competitive rivalry over the last few years, Rays starting...
Associated Press Monday: Tampa Bay Rays 3, Boston Red Sox, 0 Win: Matt Moore (14-3) Loss: Brandon Workman (0-1) In a pivotal series for both clubs, both teams knew that they had to be on their A-game if they wanted to claim American League East supremacy. In this edition of what has become a very competitive rivalry over the last few years...
Tampa Bay Rays (62-43) @ Boston Red Sox (63-43) | First pitch: 6:10
vs. David Price, LHP (5-5, 3.75 ERA) Felix Doubront, LHP (7-4, 3.78 ERA)
The Rays have been on a freakin' tear, and so has David Price.The Rays are 8-2 in their last 10, and 19-4 in the month of July. Holy ****! David Price is 4-1 with 3 complete...
With help from a quick thunderstorm, the Red Sox had David Price out of the game.
The problem was they didn't get a break on an umpire's admitted missed call in a 2-1 loss to the Rays on Monday night.
Trailing 2-1 in the eighth inning, pinch-runner Daniel Nava was called out at home by plate umpire Jerry Meals -- even though replays clearly showed and Meals said afterward...
The Tampa Bay Rays have won 18 of their last 21 games, and their incredible streak of play has allowed them to reclaim the No. 1 spot in the AL East from the Boston Red Sox. On Monday night, the Rays won a makeup game at Fenway Park behind tremendous pitching from David Price and [...]
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Game 107: Sox drop a heart breaker 2-1
This game was supposed to end differently. David Price was supposed to bowl over the Red Sox, but they were going to keep the game close until the late innings and then use some Fenway Magic to pull off the win. Fenway was rocking on Monday night, and the fans got their money's worth; good pitching...
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