// Brian Matusz

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 […]

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 […]

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 Split Doubleheader with Orioles, Still Lead Rays By 2

The Red Sox started the day just 2.0 games ahead of the Rays in the AL Wild Card race, and after 18 long innings of baseball against those pesky Orioles, the Sox remain just 2.0 games up with eight games to go. Game 1: Orioles 7, Red Sox 6 W: Jeremy Guthrie (9-17) - 6.0 IP, […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: Pitchers and Catchers Diamonds in the Rough

Today, we wrap up our “Diamonds in the Rough” series with a very shallow position, a very deep position, and a position I hardly want to devote any real time to at all. Catching, as it seems to be year in and year out, features one the shallowest groups of top-tier talent at any position […]

Dice-K Falters Late, Red Sox Fall to Orioles

In what has been a lost season for the Red Sox, Daisuke Matsuzaka looked to build on his bounce-back season of sorts on Monday night against the last-place Orioles. Dice-K was looking for his 10th win, which would give him at least 10 wins in three of four seasons with the Red Sox. He probably […]

Scutaro Error Proves Costly as Red Sox Fall to Orioles

Marco Scutaro’s throw sailed into right field. Boston’s playoff hopes may have sailed away with it. Scutaro’s two-base error on a throw to second base in the third inning allowed the winning run to come home in the Baltimore Orioles’ 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Tuesday night at Camden Yards, the Orioles struck […]

Sox Drop Independence Day Game To Lowly O’s

Fans of fireworks on the Fourth of July were dissapointed this holiday. At Fenway Park at least. The Boston Red Sox managed only three hits on Independence Day this year, as they were shut down by Brian Matusz and the most-awful Baltimore Orioles 6-1 in Boston on Sunday in the oppressive afternoon heat. The Red Sox […]

Orioles Edge Red Sox 4-3 in Extras, End 10-Game Skid

The Red Sox were looking for the sweep on Sunday in Baltimore, but the brooms were on hold…for 11 innings, as the Red Sox and Orioles played a tight one at Camden Yards. The Sox and O’s each scored twice in the second inning, with Victor Martinez clubbing a two-run shot in the top half, […]

Red Sox Allow 17 Hits…and Beat Orioles Again

So I guess it’s not just the Red Sox versus the Orioles anymore. The Sox are trying a new game: how many ways can you try to lose, yet beat the Orioles again? The Red Sox figured out yet another way on Saturday night against the boys from Baltimore, hibernating for the first six innings […]