Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 5/23/13
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In their longest roadtrip until the beginning of July, the Boston Red Sox proved once again why they are one of the best teams away from Fenway Park this season. During the nine game trip, the Red Sox went 6-3 while winning two of out three series including taking two of three in Tampa Bay and a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins. This past series with Chicago White Sox didn’t go as smooth but Boston ended the three game series with an impressive 6-2 win. Clay Buchholz pitched a solid seven innings allowing just one run and striking out four batters to improve to 7-0 on the season. The highlight of the roadtrip came when Boston swept the Twins in a weekend series for the first time since June 12-14, 1976. One trend that was the present in the weekend sweep was the starting pitching in two of the three games. Buchholz and John Lackey each pitched at least six innings each allowing two runs or less. Whenever the Red Sox have gotten solid starting pitching, it has always translated w...
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