// Adrian Gonzalez

Clay Buchholz Shutout Stops 3-Game Skid for Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Thursday night 7-0, behind a shutout performance from pitcher Clay Buchholz. The Red Sox offense started early as Orioles’ starting pitcher Brian Matusz struggled to find the strike zone. Dustin Pedroia walked in the bottom of the first inning and was joined on base by […]

Chen Out-Duels Beckett, Wins Series for Orioles

Pitchers who lack a decent fastball rarely survive in the MLB, but there’s such a thing as too much of a good thing. Josh Beckett learned that the hard way Wednesday, losing a 2-1 pitchers’ duel to Baltimore starter Wei-Yin Chen at Fenway Park despite a pinpoint-accurate fastball. With the loss, the Red Sox fell […]

Kevin Youkilis: To Trade or Not To Trade?

Friday played host to a slew of rumors surrounding the Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis. At the start of the day, the report was the Red Sox were telling teams they would trade Youkilis this season.¬†Later that day, Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington called the reports “inaccurate.” Trade rumors are a common commodity […]

Clay Buchholz Effective, Red Sox Top Blue Jays 7-2

On Friday night the Red Sox opened a three game series in Toronto by defeating the Blue Jays 7-2, pulling the teams into a tie for fourth place in the extremely tight American League East race. The win was led by the top half of the Sox order as well as another stronger outing by […]

Red Sox Hit 3 Home Runs, Beat Tigers Again

Shhhhh. While the Celtics are busy in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Red Sox have quietly moved two games above .500 for the first time this season and are now just 2.5 games out of first place. How, you ask? Well, the Sox stuck to a formula that has them rolling lately (they have now […]

9th Inning Collapse Costs Red Sox Against Rays

Both teams struggled much of the time to put anything together, but in the end, a well-placed home run on a not-so-well-placed pitched in the final inning allowed the Tampa Bay Rays to defeat the Boston Red Sox 4-3. Boston might have had something going in the 1st, but Dustin Pedroia was called out and […]

Sox Rebound in Rubber Match after 4-1 Loss to O’s

Finally back at .500, the Boston Red Sox squandered their first opportunity at a winning record this season, falling 4-1 Tuesday night¬†to the Baltimore Orioles. Felix Doubront pitched a solid six innings, striking out nine and giving up just four hits, allowing his only runs on a Steve Tolleson two-run home run in the second […]

Red Sox Bats Overcome Buchholz’s Struggles in Win Over Orioles

The Red Sox are no longer in the basement of the American League East. Well, at least they’re not in the basement alone. The 8-6 win over the first place Baltimore Orioles combined with the New York Yankees loss tied the rivals with even 21-21 records for fourth place in the division. The win was […]

Aviles, Saltalamacchia Homer in Red Sox Rubber-Match Win

In a typical start by Philadelphia ace Cliff Lee, teams that manage two runs count themselves lucky. The Boston Red Sox scored five against the dominating lefty Sunday afternoon, and they didn’t waste them. Mike Aviles and Jarrod Saltalamacchia both homered for the second straight day, and Josh Beckett held the Phillies to one run […]

Red Sox Home Runs Not Enough in 6-4 Loss in Philadelphia

The adventures of Daniel Bard as a starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in 2012 continues. On Friday night, the erratic pitcher continued to miss the strike zone early against the Philadelphia Phillies in what ended up a 6-4 Red Sox loss. The Phillies’ offense walked all over Bard in the first, and from […]

Adrian Gonzalez Home Run Guarantee Falls Short

“I’ll start hitting home runs,” Adrian Gonzalez said after Wednesday’s game. “I’ll hit a homer (Thursday).” So, now that Thursday’s game is in the books, how did he do? Well, upon hearing Gonzalez’s comments, David Price retweeted this to his 87,000+ followers: Moore should put one right between his numbers. @TBTimes_Rays: Gonzo guarantee: “I’ll homer […]

Cody Ross Powers Red Sox to 5-3 Win at the Trop

After dropping the series opener on Wednesday night by the score of 2-1, the Boston Red Sox hit two home runs on Thursday night to back Felix Doubront en route to a 5-3 victory. Doubront went 5.2 innings, giving up two runs (one earned) and striking out seven. Matt Moore made the start for the […]

Jon Lester Finishes Mariners in 6-1 Red Sox Win

It was the type of outing it seemed like Jon Lester was due for. The Seattle Mariners brought their offensively challenged lineup to face the Sox ace, and he effectively shut them down in an impressive complete game win. Jason Vargas took the mound for Seattle to face the red-hot Red Sox, who were coming […]

Pink Bats Explode for Red Sox in Dominant Mother’s Day Blowout

Mother’s Day has a good ring to it at Fenway Park. The most memorable game the Sox played was the “Mother’s Day miracle”, when they scored six runs in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in 2007 for a dramatic win. Sunday’s game between Boston and the Cleveland Indians might not […]

What is (was?) Wrong with Adrian Gonzalez?

When the Boston Red Sox brought Adrian Gonzalez from cavernous Petco Park in San Diego to the cozy confines of Fenway Park, the team had visions of record-setting performances from their new slugger. Just not the record he set on Sunday. Just when it seemed Gonzalez had perhaps turned a corner with a pair of […]