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Rallies Cut Short, Red Sox Fall to Angels in Series Opener

The Los Angeles Angels are in a similar place to the Boston Red Sox late into this 2012 season. Both teams are currently not qualified for the postseason, they aren’t receiving the level of consistent starting pitching they’d expect from big names, and both teams have high-priced underperforming big names filling up the roster. Yet […]

Patriots Fall to Eagles in Second Preseason Game

Oh the brilliance of the NFL preseason. Four games broadcasted and covered by national media like they were being played in the middle of November. But unfortunately, when the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles suited up for their Monday night preseason showdown at Gillette Stadium, the lack of a full effort from both sides […]

Patriots 2012 Tight Ends Preview: Will Gronk & Hernandez Continue to Dominate?

Last year, the tight end position separated the Patriots from the rest of the pack, as Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez put up tremendous offensive numbers, and with the promise of another successful season around the corner, there’s little reason to expect anything but a repeat performance. Read: Other 2012 Patriots Previews However, with just about […]

Ichiro Homers Twice Off Beckett, Red Sox Fall to Yankees

The New York Yankees might be heavily reliant on a long ball driven offense, but when they receive starting pitching like they did on Sunday night from Hiroki Kuroda against the Red Sox, the combination goes a long way towards success. The Red Sox were unable to figure out Kuroda, with two solo shots from […]

Tyler Seguin Nearly Struck by Foul Ball During Speed Dating

This past Wednesday, Boston Bruins star Tyler Seguin attended a Lowell Spinners and was nearly struck in the head with a foul ball. Seguin was at the game as a part of his promotional speed dating, where young female fans had the opportunity to meet the player for a few minutes at a time throughout […]

Bronx Bombers Blast 5 HR, Red Sox Fall in New York

Franklin Morales is having an exceptional season for the Boston Red Sox, becoming a starter out of nowhere. Unfortunately the New York Yankees remain kryptonite against the former reliever, blasting solo home runs off of Morales on Friday night in a 6-4 Red Sox loss. This year Morales has allowed eight home runs to the […]

Beckett Roughed Up in 7-1 Loss to Baltimore

At this point in this disastrous Red Sox season, disappointing losses like Tuesday night’s 7-1 beatdown to the Baltimore Orioles feel like they’re compounding together as a sense of numbness settles over Red Sox nation. Fans have become accustomed to games like on Tuesday, when the Sox offense went 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position, and […]

Will Middlebrooks Suffers Broken Right Wrist

The Boston Red Sox suffered another blow on Friday night, as rookie third baseball Will Middlebrooks was struck by a 96-MPH fastball from Cleveland Indians pitcher Esmil Rogers, reportedly fracturing his right wrist. The 23-year old third baseman was hitting .292 with 15 home runs and 54 runs batted in. The team has dealt with […]

Putting a Nail in the Red Sox Coffin

It’s over. The time has come to move on from everything the 2012 Boston Red Sox were supposed to be and the unfortunate reality we’ve witnessed over the last few months. After losing two of three against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, the Sox are 55-57, 10.0 games back of the first place New York […]

Doubront, Impatient Sox Bats Struggle in Loss to Tribe

It’s never good to go into a series with the feeling of needing a sweep. But with the ups and downs of the Boston Red Sox and a four-game series in Cleveland against the Indians, who recently lost 11 games in a row, the expectations were reasonable to have Boston easily take the series and […]

John Henry, Red Sox Won’t Fire Bobby Valentine During 2012 Season

  Positive Step Forward So while this season may still be in shambles with the remaining difficult schedule, Monday’s win showed the potential for positives to be drawn from a lost year. Adding to the support of the team was the front office defending manager Bobby Valentine earlier in the day. With the struggles of […]

Red Sox Doubles Clobber Darvish in Win

The Red Sox have been desperately looking for the type of game where everything seems to click, after weeks of ups and downs keeping the team around .500 filled with inconsistencies on the field. And while the team did only manage to climb back up to that unavoidable .500 mark on Monday night with a […]

Franklin Morales Lifts Stumbling Red Sox over Twins

After giving away a gut-wrenching loss on Saturday, Alfredo Aceves will sleep easier tonight after saving the Sox from a more brutal defeat. Going for a stunning series sweep, the Minnesota Twins managed to scrap across three late runs before the closer enabled the Sox to escape with a 6-4 win. Salvaging the final game […]

Red Sox Fall Back to .500 in Loss to Twins

The Minnesota Twins have the worst team ERA in the American League, but there was little sign of that on Thursday night as the team combined to two-hit the Red Sox, as Boston fell 5-0 to a team 15 games under .500. Jon Lester received the loss but pitched well, and both Sox hits came off […]

Red Sox Trade Lars Anderson to Indians for Steven Wright

In addition to trading for lefty Craig Breslow, the Red Sox also made one other small move, sending minor leaguer Lars Anderson to the Cleveland Indians for knuckleball pitcher Stephen Wright.