STATE OF THE SOX: The Red Sox have won 8 of their last 11 games, including 3 of their last 4...They are 21 games above .500, 1 shy of their season high (85-63). >>> Since the non-waiver trade deadline (7/31), the Sox’ .651 winning percentage (28-15) ranks 2nd in the majors behind only the Indians (.766, 36-11). MAGIC...Read more
By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer If I told you on July 25th that Doug Fister would be the best starting pitcher on the Red Sox staff come the first week of September; you would have immediately sent me for a drug-test – or at least, you should have. Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski picked Fister up off the scrap heap on June...Read more
STATE OF THE SOX: The Red Sox have alternated wins and losses in their last 10 games (5-5) and are 7-5 in their last 12...They have lost only 2 of their last 10 series (6-2-2). >>> At 41-33, the Sox have the same record they had through their first 74 games of 2016 (the 2016 club lost its next 2 games to fall to 41-35).