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The Red Sox Should Not Consider Benching Mike Napoli

Mike Napoli may be struggling for the last few months, but there is still a chance the Boston Red Sox’s first baseman could fight his way out of this slump since early in the season. Napoli has been the second-best run producer on this team with 15 home runs and is tied for second with […]

Knuckleballer Steven Wright Roughed Up in First Start: What’s Next?

Steven Wright lasted only one inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park while giving up threes runs and walking two and hitting one in his first start in the big leagues. He struggled keeping control of his knuckleball to the tune of four passed balls by catcher Ryan Lavarnway. The ball was dancing […]

It’s About Time for the Red Sox to Bring Up Another Third Baseman

The Boston Red Sox right now are a 22 games over .500, but still don’t have a player at third who plays on an everyday basis. However, there are a few options in the minors, including 24-year-old Will Middlebrooks and 20-year-old Xander Bogaerts. Brock Holt and Brandon Snyder have filled in nicely for the Red […]

Yoenis Cespedes Shows Off Power, Beats Bryce Harper in 2013 Home Run Derby

It was a battle of the MLB sophomores in the final round of the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Citi Field in New York. Yoenis Cespedes and Bryce Harper each advanced with 23 and 16 homers respectively. Harper hit eight in each of the two rounds while Cespedes hit 17 of his in […]

John Lackey Snubbed, Should Be on AL All-Star Team

After his sixth straight start with at least seven innings and two runs or less, John Lackey has shown how well he can be when healthy in 2013. He did miss some time with a bicep injury, but has been a go-to starter in this rotation when the Boston Red Sox have needed him. So, […]

Red Sox Need to be Patient with Allen Webster

Allen Webster has five starts under his belt and finally got his first win of the season on July 4 with a six-inning, two-run performance against the San Diego Padres. He struck out four and walked four, but was able to get out of some tough jams throughout the contest. It also helped that the […]

Daniel Nava Should be Chosen for the 2013 All-Star Game

Daniel Nava may not be the flashy guy on the Boston Red Sox, like David Ortiz, but he does put up the numbers of someone who could be a member of the All-Star team for the American League. With a .274 average, 10 homers and 45 RBI, Nava is doing well in most offensive categories. […]

Ryan Dempster’s Solid Start Wasted in 2-0 Loss to Orioles

The Boston Red Sox did not have many chances to score in this game and were stymied by Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles’ bullpen in the 2-0 loss on Friday evening. The Red Sox have now lost four of five game to the Orioles in 2013. Ryan Dempster had his fourth straight quality start […]

Red Sox Blow 6-0, 8-6 Leads, Manage to Win 10-8 Against Rays in 14 Innings

With the game tied 8-8 in the 14th inning, Daniel Nava came up to the dish with runners on first and second and one out and lined a base hit up the middle to score Shane Victorino to give the Boston Red Sox the 9-8 edge over the Tampa Bay Rays. Jarrod Saltalamacchia added a […]

Red Sox Crush Yankees 11-1; Doubront Dominant

The Boston Red Sox took advantage of its base runners on Saturday night against the New York Yankees with 11 runs on 18 hits, including three homers and 5-of-15 with runners in scoring position. They won 11-1 and bring the AL East lead to two games over the Yankees. Felix Doubront really dominated in his […]

Jon Lester Served First Loss in 6-4 Defeat to Adam Dunn, Chicago White Sox

The Boston Red Sox’s five-game win streak came to an end on Monday night with a 6-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Jon Lester fell to 6-1 on the season while allowing six runs (five earned) in six innings pitched. He struck out two and walked three with seven hits. He has his highest […]

Dempster Struggles, Ortiz Smacks Two Home Runs in 12-5 Red Sox Win Over Minnesota Twins

It did not look good for the pitchers in this one as the Boston Red Sox staff walked eight batters, including six by Ryan Dempster, and the Minnesota Twins allowed three homers in the 12-5 Red Sox win. It is the fourth straight win for the Red Sox on the road. Dempster had to battle all […]

Jon Lester, Red Sox Complete Three-Game Sweep of Indians with 6-3 Win

Jon Lester (3-0) threw seven strong innings on Thursday night while allowing two runs, four hits and striking out five in the 6-3 Boston Red Sox victory over the Cleveland Indians. The Red Sox have won six in a row and are now 11-4 on the season. The Indians are 5-9. The Red Sox scored first […]

Red Sox Win Fifth Straight as Mike Napoli, Daniel Nava Drive in Two Runs Each

The Boston Red Sox are in line to sweep the Cleveland Indians on the road after a 6-3 victory on Wednesday night. The Red Sox have now won five straight and stand 10-4 on the young season. The game started off great as the Red Sox’ first five hitters got on base against Justin Masterson […]

Mike Napoli’s Double Gives Red Sox Walk-Off Win, 3-Game Sweep of Rays

Mike Napoli came on with one out in the inning after Dustin Pedroia worked a seven-pitch walk to get on first base. Napoli was fighting at the plate before he fouled a ball off the mask of catcher Jose Molina and Molina needed to replace it. The next pitch from reliever Joel Peralta (0-1) was […]