Found May 04, 2012 on
Boston Red Sox
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Chris Davis's RBI single off Franklin Morales in the top of the 13th inning scored Matt Wieters as the Orioles beat Boston 6-4 at Fenway Park.The Red Sox got on the board first in the bottom of the 2nd inning. Cody Ross tripled and ended up scoring on a passed ball by Ronny Paulino. Baltimore got the run back in the top of the 3rd on a lead-off home run by Mark Reynolds off Red Sox starter Jon Lester.Lester pitched 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2. He threw 99 pitches, 60 of which were strikes.Adrian Gonzalez (3) and Dustin Pedroia (2) each had multi-hit games for Boston.NOTES - The Red Sox bullpen had been exceptionally sharp until the 13th. Rich Hill, Matt Albers, Alfredo Aceves, and Franklin Morales threw 5.1 innings of three-hit baseball. Aceves recorded 6 strikeouts in his 2.2 innings of relief.Aaron Cook will make his 2012 debut for the Sox tomorrow pitching against Jason Hamel; it will be Clay Buchholz taking on Tommy Hunter in Su...
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It took six hours and seven minutes to complete but the Baltimore Orioles finally defeated the Boston Red Sox 9-6 in 17 innings at Fenway Park this afternoon to earn a series sweep. Eighteen pitchers took the mound throwing a combined 570 pitches. Two of the men who toed the rubber aren’t pitchers [...]
Chris Davis had a lot of firsts on Sunday. Being mentioned in the same sentence as Cy Young had to be at the top of the list. Davis, who started the game as the designated hitter for the Orioles, ended up accomplishing something that no other player has done in more than a century. After going 0-for-8 at the plate during Baltimore's 17-inning 8-5 win in Boston on Sunday, Davis...
In the first major league game since 1925 in which both teams put a position player on the mound, Baltimore designated hitter Chris Davis overcame an awful day at the plate by pitching two scoreless innings and getting the win as the Orioles outlasted Boston 9-6 Sunday in 17 innings.
Davis went 0 for 8, striking out five times and grounding into a double play. But in a season full...
BOSTON - That wasn't first baseman/DH Chris Davis who had ice packs on his right shoulder and elbow after Sunday's game. It was winning pitcher Chris Davis who had the ice on. Davis, who had a miserable day at the plate that almost got him into the record books for strikeouts, outpitched Red Sox outfielder Darnell McDonald to pick up the first win by an American League...
First baseman Chris Davis struck out five times, grounded into a double play and then tossed two scoreless innings of relief after Baltimore ran out of pitchers, picking up the win as the Orioles beat Boston 9-6 Sunday in 17 innings.
Adam Jones hit a three-run homer in the top of the 17th off Darnell McDonald, an outfielder the Red Sox put on the mound once their bullpen was empty...
And, yeah, that's the first time that two position players have squared off against each other since (believe it or not) Ty Cobb and George Sisler went toe-to-toe out of position on the last day of the 1925 season.The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox ran out of pitchers- enter Davis who had gone 0-for-8 at the plate with five strike outs by the time the game was over. Davis...
Chris Davis drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the top of the 13th inning and the Baltimore Orioles outlasted the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.
Mark Reynolds, who hit his first homer of the season in the third, added a sacrifice fly in the 13th and Jim Johnson put Boston down in order to end the game after 4 hours and 37 minutes.
Troy Patton (1-0) pitched two scoreless...
The biggest surprise team of the 2012 MLB season thus far has been the Baltimore Orioles at 19-9. They're getting timely hitting and decent starting pitching, but it's the bullpen that has been the big story. Their relief pitchers are so effective that a position player, Chris Davis, was forced to the mound today and worked 2 scoreless innings and picked up the win...
The Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox, 9-6, in 17 innings. This game was the most bizarre I've ever witnessed. I can't even recap this. If there was a game that needed a combined team effort -- this was it. Well, it only took six-plus hours to decide a winner, but this game was so fun to watch on TV.
Chris Davis tosses two scoreless innings and wins? Craziness. He...
In the battle of the relief corps, the second place Orioles bested the Red Sox 6-4 in inning 13.
Neither starting pitcher was impressive tonight. Bruce Chen for the O's got tagged for 4 runs over 5 innings. Lester wasn't dominant either, although he wasn't exactly awful, surrendering 3 runs over 6. He also walked 3 batters and gave up a home run to Reynolds.
(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
To sum this one up, Darnell McDonald was the losing pitcher. Both teams exhausted their bullpens and the Orioles' first baseman, Chris Davis came up with the winning pitcher in the 9-6 Orioles 17 inning victory to complete the sweep. After 6+ hours of baseball, the Sox are tired and will have no rest for the next 2 weeks.