Found May 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
BOSTON -- Max Scherzer came into Thursday night's start at Fenway Park with an 0-2 record and 11.81 ERA against the Red Sox in his young career. Only four games, but back in the first series of the season, Boston got the Detroit Tigers right-hander for seven runs and eight hits in just 2 2/3 innings. That changed Thursday night when Scherzer pitched six innings in helping the Tigers avoid a four-game sweep at the hands of the Red Sox with a 7-3 win. "It's good because the team needed a win," Scherzer said after his third consecutive victory raised his record to 5-3. "Obviously we didn't want to get swept today. "I went in with the confidence I was going to have a good outing today. I know some of their hitters are swinging the bat pretty well, but I wanted to come out there and be better than them tonight." Scherzer, who had struck out 24 over his previous two starts, slogged through the first three innings, giving up three runs and also ...

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Kevin Youkilis Gets Day Off as Will Middlebrooks Gets Start at Third Base in Toronto

Rumors swirled about Kevin Youkilis' future in Boston on Friday but while the unsubstantiated suggestions continue to roll in the third baseman will get a much-needed day off. Will Middlebrooks gets the start in his place at the hot corner, hitting sixth in the lineup. The hot-hitting Jarrod Saltalamacchia got a noticeable bump in the lineup as well on Friday, as Salty will hit...

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The Red Sox have had injury woes this season, it is no secret. They have six outfielders currently on the disabled list; Ryan Kalish, Carl Crawford, Jason Repko, Jacoby Ellsbury, Cody Ross and Darnell McDonald. Ryan Sweeney was on the seven day concussion DL until a few days ago. The Red Sox have had to [...]

Still Backing Strasburg!

Other games I was considering: Cards at Mets U7.5 Red Sox -112 over Toronto Tampa -144 over Baltimore
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