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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 […]

Red Sox Lose Rubber Match in Late Innings, 3-2 to the Baltimore Orioles

The Boston Red Sox had a chance in the ninth inning to tie the game with one out and Stephen Drew on first after his first base hit with his new club, but Jim Johnson settled down for his fourth save by striking out Jonny Gomes and getting Jacoby Ellsbury to line out to the […]

Ryan Dempster Solid, but Red Sox Offense Sputters Against Yankees

The Boston Red Sox entered Thursday night’s game with their first 2-0 start to the season since 1999, and the New York Yankees were on sweep-watch in the first series of the season. However, Andy Pettitte had other plans for the Red Sox batters. Pettitte appeared to come out with some nerves to start and […]

Book Review: Terry Francona’s Tell-All Book a Must-Read for Red Sox Fans

The book “Francona: The Red Sox Years” focuses not only the bad times toward the end of the 8-year tenure for the former Boston Red Sox’ manager, but also on the good times during his years as one of the most accomplished skippers in recent memory. Boston Globe writer Dan Shaughnessy teamed up with Terry […]

ESPN’s Offseason Grade for Red Sox is Not Too Far Off

About a month ago, ESPN put up an article about the grade of all the moves and different positions that the Boston Red Sox, and every other MLB team, made, and the Red Sox received a B. That’s it a straight-out B. I may be an optimist with this team, but I think this type […]

Green’s Monster Game Not Enough For Celtics as Heat Extend Win Streak

It was deja vu for the Boston Celtics. In the 2007-08 season, the Celtics beat a Houston Rockets team on March 18 to end their 22-game win streak. Monday, the Celtics could not capitalize on a career-high 43 points from Jeff Green as the Miami Heat stretched their streak to 23 in a 105-103 victory. […]

Brandon Lloyd Release Helps Patriots with Cap Space, Receiver Could Return

The New England Patriots decided to part ways with wide receiver Brandon Lloyd on Saturday night by releasing him. Lloyd was owed a $3 million roster bonus on Saturday and the Patriots released him before that bonus went into effect, according to Boston.com. The 31-year-old had the second-most receptions and yards in his career last […]

Carl Crawford’s Comments About Boston Media Far From the Truth

Carl Crawford is starting to become one of those players that is a huge bust, no matter where he ends up. Crawford began his career in quiet Tampa Bay, where the media coverage is minimal. He typically didn’t have to face the music too often with the media during his time there, even if he […]

Celtics Need to Play for Rest Rather Than Playoff Seeding

After winning three straight games, the Boston Celtics have just 23 games left before the playoffs are upon them. The Celtics still have a lot to prove on the road before the seeding is completed after the 82-game season. The Celtics stand just two games below the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and that […]