WANNA GET AWAY?: The Red Sox are 12-2 on getaway days, with their lone losses coming on 4/22 at OAK and 5/24 at TB...They are 4-0 on getaway days in Boston. >>> The Sox are 12-9 (.571) in series openers, but 32-12 (.727) in all other games (16-4 in series finales)...They are 15-4-1 in series, including 5-0-1...Read more
THE BIG PICTURE: The Red Sox rank 1st in the majors in win % (.895, 17-2), run differential (+70), runs per game (6.47), and fielding % (.993), as well as 2nd in ERA (2.64). >>> BOS is the 7th team since 1900 to win at least 17 of its first 19 games, joining the 1987 Brewers (17-2),...Read more
[caption id="attachment_28401" align="alignleft" width="300"] . (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)[/caption] CLOSE CALLS: The Red Sox have won each of their last four 1-run games: 7/1 vs. LAA (5-4), 6/24 at TEX (8-7), 6/23 vs. CWS (8-7), 6/19 vs. SEA (2-1). HOME, SWEET HOME: David Ortiz enters today with an 18-game hitting streak at...Read more
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BSD CorrespondentWhen David Ortiz points to the sky after his home runs, he does it as a tribute to his mother, Angela who passed away in a car accident 14 years ago. Last night, on Mother's Day, Big Papi had a memorable night with two home-runs, the first blast allowing him to...