Found May 30, 2012 on Fenway West:
The Sox had another chance to finally get over 500, however they would have to go through Justin Verlander to do it.  And they would have to do it without Dustin Pedroia who was out of the lineup.  Daniel Bard took the mound for the Sox and with one of his best outings of the year, the Sox did just that.  Verlander didn't have his best stuff and the Sox bats took advantage.  Bard had himself a nice outing.  He still seemed to struggle with his command from time to time, however he was able to make pitches when he needed to and get out of jams.  Bard didn't give up a run until the 5th inning when he gave up a solo HR to Peralta.  Bard also gave up a solo HR in the 6th to Prince Fielder.  Bard did not have a "big inning" though and really limited the damage.  Bobby V went out and got Bard in the 6th.  Bard's line for the night was 5.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 4 Ks.  Rich Hill came out in relief of Bard and got an out and then issued a walk.  Then our most reliable re...
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