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Inconsistency and bad pitching define Red Sox first month

The Boston Red Sox have started the season of May in shambles going 0-4 in the four games played so far in the month; but before we get to that, let’s look back to the team’s first month of the season. With bigger aspirations surrounding the team with the additions of left fielder Hanley Ramirez and third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the Red Sox lineup had the pop which it lacked in...
Via Baseball Essential
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sox Drop 4th Game Straight

The Red Sox just got swept by the Yankees and hoped to be able to right the ship against the Rays.  Clay Buchholz took the mound for the Sox and while he didn’t pitch horribly, he still put the team in a hole early.  By losing the game last night, the Sox are now sitting at the bottom of the AL East. Clay Buchholz took the mound in the 1st and the Rays had the lead before the...
Via Fenway West
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Clay Buchholz Points To Bad Breaks Amid Inconsistency

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox lost the game and their left fielder. The Red Sox’s losing streak reached four games Monday as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated Boston 5-1 in the teams’ series opener at Fenway Park. A mark in the loss column might be the least of Boston’s concerns, however, as Hanley Ramirez suffered a shoulder injury...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Trying To Keep Things Simple To Escape Season-Long Slump (Video)

Things haven’t gone particularly well for Clay Buchholz this season. After a difficult start, Buchholz settled down and pitched into the seventh inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 5-1 loss Monday night. The frustrating part for Buchholz, though, is that even when things slow down or appear to go his way, something continues to go wrong. “When it’s...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez Exits Game After Spraining Shoulder

According to the Boston Red Sox, left fielder Hanley Ramirez has been diagnosed with a shoulder sprain after colliding with the left field wall in the top of the first inning. Clay Buchholz was able to retire the first two batters he faced, but left a first-pitch 94-MPH fastball out over the plate to Tampa Bay Rays’ first baseman James Loney, which he promptly lined into the left...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Boston Can’t Escape Early Hole In Painful 5-1 Loss To Rays

BOSTON — It was a bad night at the ballpark for the Red Sox. Not only did the Red Sox suffer a 5-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, extending Boston’s losing streak to four games. But they also watched as their talented left fielder, Hanley Ramirez, walked off the field in pain in the first inning after slamming into the wall along the left field line at Fenway Park. The Red Sox,...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

When ERA and FIP Don’t Match: Under-performers

The first month of the 2015 season has come and gone and there have obviously been a number of surprises. The Yankees, Mets, and Astros are all playing much better than expected and the Nationals have not been living up to their lofty expectations. Obviously these are just a few of the notable outcomes from the early season and there are many more I have not listed. There are always...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Starts In Right Field As Red Sox Open Three-Game Series With Rays

The Boston Red Sox are hoping to have a little more success against Jake Odorizzi this time around. The Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays open a three-game series Monday night at Fenway Park where the Sox are looking to snap a three-game losing streak. To do so, they’ll likely have to figure out how to break through against Tampa Bay starter Jake Odorizzi. The 25-year-old is off to a...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Remain Favorites For Rays Matchup Despite Recent Struggles

The Boston Red Sox will be looking to rebound from a disappointing series sweep at the hands of the archrival New York Yankees when they return to action on Monday night as -137 moneyline favorites against the Tampa Bay Rays at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Red Sox dropped to 3-8 in their last 11 outings with three straight losses to the Yankees...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be The Amica Pitcher Of The Week?

Vote for the Amica Pitcher of the Week and give yourself a chance to win a $100 gift card to the Yawkey Way Team Store. Voting begins every Monday, and winners are picked every Saturday, so make sure to come back every week to give yourself another chance to win. First read the official rules, then completely fill out the form below for your chance to win. Monday: Clay Buchholz vs...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COEVRAGE STARTS 6:30 P.M. The Tampa Bay Rays have labored at the plate in their last six games but get to face a team that's consistently struggled to keep opponents off the scoreboard for much of this season, especially the past two weeks. Clay Buchholz will try to begin changing that for the Boston Red Sox with another strong outing against the Rays...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rays-Red Sox Preview

The Tampa Bay Rays have labored at the plate in their last six games but get to face a team that's consistently struggled to keep opponents off the scoreboard for much of this season, especially the past two weeks. Clay Buchholz will try to begin changing that for the Boston Red Sox with another strong outing against the Rays, and he'll start opposite Jake Odorizzi in a rematch of...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 5: Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers

Probable 2-start pitchers: Clay Buchholz (vs. TB, @ TOR) Madison Bumgarner (vs. SD, vs. MIA) Andrew Cashner (@ SF, @ ARI) Jesse Chavez (@ MIN, @ SEA) Josh Collmenter (@ COL, vs. SD) Ross Detwiler (@ HOU, @ TB) R.A. Dickey (vs. NYY, vs. BOS) Scott Feldman (vs. TEX, @ LAA) Matt Garza (vs. LAD, vs. CHC) Shane Greene (@ CWS, vs. KC) Zack Greinke (@ MIL, @ COL) Jeremy Guthrie (vs. CLE...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Lucchino: Red Sox Have Backup Plan If Rotation Keeps Struggling

This embed is invalid" /> Larry Lucchino is optimistic. He’s also realistic. The Boston Red Sox president/CEO made it clear Thursday on WEEI’s “Dennis and Callahan” that while it’s probably still too early to pass judgment on the team’s struggling starting rotation, the organization definitely has a backup plan if the unit doesn’t turn...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Using ERA-FIP To Identify Starting Pitchers to Trade or Acquire

View image | gettyimages.com In this piece, I’ll be looking at one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to consider trading (or “selling high” or “buying low” as some continue to refer to it) or trading for on the trade market for fantasy baseball in 2015. Each and every baseball site you visit can probably provide you with a strategy to identify players...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hurlers 'Pitch To Contact' For 17 Hits

(AP Photo)When Toronto reliever Marco Estrada entered last night's 11-8 Blue Jays win, the highly inventive Fenway sound people played the theme to "CHiPs". Apparently, Estrada took that as motivation—he went on to hurl three scoreless innings. But this game was all about Red Sox pitching—or lack thereof. Once again, Clay Buchholz was abysmal, going just 2 2/3 innings and yielding...
Via FenwayNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Pitching Fails Them Again

The starters for the Red Sox have been struggling all season long and it is only April.  Clay Buchholz took the mound for the Sox last night and continued the trend.  He wasn’t able to make it out of the 3rd inning and frustratingly gave up the nice lead the Sox bats had given him.  The bullpen wouldn’t do much to help and the Jays easily got the win to even up the series...
Via Fenway West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Pulled In Third For Shortest Outing In Over A Year (Video)

Things were looking good early on for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, after a four-run second inning gave the team a commanding early lead. Sox starter Clay Buchholz had cruised through his first two innings of work, facing just seven batters and striking out three. Then, everything unraveled. Buchholz allowed five runs and was pulled before the end of the inning, resulting...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Starter Clay Buchholz Struggles In Loss To Toronto Blue Jays

BOSTON — The Toronto Blue Jays scored five runs off Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz in the third inning of Tuesday night’s game at Fenway Park. Buchholz wasn’t able to finish the inning, resulting in his shortest outing of the 2015 season. His final line: five runs allowed (four earned), six hits, one walk and four strikeouts on 60 pitches in 2 2/3 innings. In a span...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buchholz, Sox Bullpen Roughed Up Again In 11-8 Loss To Blue Jays

For the first two innings of Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Clay Buchholz looked to be on his way to a well-needed quality start for the Red Sox.
Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Tuesday, Apr 28

We’re already into Week 4 of the MLB season, which means our small sample sizes are starting to grow and excitement over our teams’ hot starts (most of my leagues) or fears over our teams’ unexpectedly performances (one of my leagues) are starting to settle in. Chill out, we’re only three weeks into the year. Tyson Ross has gotten off to a somewhat slow start, but he...
Via Baseball Professor
9 days ago  |  Discuss

You may not Believe it, but the Boston Red Sox’ Starters are Actually Doing Alright

Red Sox Starting pitcher Clay Buchholz throws back to first in an attempted pickoff play in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl) It’s been the biggest topic of discussion amongst Red Sox fans: How can the team win without an ace pitcher in its starting rotation? The team’s current starters (Clay Buchholz...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Walk Off, Sox Lose First Series of the Season

The Red Sox came into this game hoping for a win in order to not have their first lost series of 2015.  The Sox had Clay Buchholz on the mound vs. Jake Odorizzi for the Rays.  Buchholz has been his usual inconsistent self this season, so fans wondered which version of Clay would take the mound.  Buchholz pitched well, but without any run support he was unable to get himself or...
Via Fenway West
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz’s Strong Outing Shows Potential Of Red Sox’s Rotation (Video)

Clay Buchholz was on top of his game Thursday night. The Boston Red Sox righthander allowed just two hits over six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, surrendering one run while striking out 10 batters. His performance went for naught, however, when the Rays hit a ninth-inning walk-off at Tropicana Field to earn a 2-1 win. Despite the loss, it was encouraging start for Buchholz...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Gives Red Sox Reason For Optimism Despite Loss To Rays

This embed is invalid" /> Everything clicked for Clay Buchholz on Thursday. Except for the Boston Red Sox’s offense. The Red Sox produced just three hits in a 2-1, walk-off loss to the Tamp Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The defeat handed Boston its first series loss of 2015, but Buchholz’s performance against a common American League East foe still...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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