YESTERDAY’S NEWS: The Red Sox lost the opener of a brief 3-game road trip, falling 1-0 at Camden Yards...The game’s only run scored in the 7th inning on a wild pitch by Matt Barnes, who took the loss...Boston was held hitless in 8 AB with RISP and left 9 runners on base. · Last night’s game was Boston’s first loss when an opponent failed to record...Read more
By Kevin Flanagan BSD Staff Writer Anyone that grew up watching Red Sox baseball prior to the parting of the sea that was the 2004 World Series Championship season for the ages knows that no matter how good your team is offensively, if you can’t pitch, you can’t win in the playoffs. Sure, you can win a...Read more
RED SOX NOTES (46-52) THE RED SOX defeated the Royals, 6-0, for their 7th win in their last 8 games (since 7/9)...They are hitting .291 (78-for-268) over that stretch and have posted a 2.25 ERA (18 ER/72.0 IP)...BOS has scored 25 more runs than allowed over that span (43 RS/18 RA)...Today’s win was their 5th straight at Fenway Park. · The Red Sox earned their 6th sweep...Read more
[caption id="attachment_8058" align="aligncenter" width="229"] Lester on the mound tonight[/caption] LEFTY LEDGER: Tonight’s starter Jon Lester enters the game with 1,039 career strikeouts, 4 shy of tying Bruce Hurst (1,043) for the most ever by a left-handed pitcher in franchise history...Lester is in 8th place overall on the club’s all-time list, trailing Hurst for 7th.Read more
- Lester is averaging...