// David Murphy

Lester, Red Sox Lose Temper, Lose Game to Rangers

The Boston Red Sox lost 6-3 to the Texas Rangers in a pitchers duel early on between Jon Lester and new Ranger Ryan Dempster. The loss snapped the team’s small two-game winning streak and drops them below .500 once again. Red Sox starter Jon Lester (5-10) took the loss after dominating the Rangers bats through […]

Beckett Lets One Get Away as Red Sox Fall to Texas

In the rubber game of the three game series with the Texas Rangers, the Red Sox managed to scrap across a few runs and Josh Beckett avoided his recent first inning struggles, yet the team still fell 5-3 after two late Ranger runs broke a 3-3 tie. The loss drops the Sox back below .500 […]

Kinsler and Hamilton Each Drive in Three as Rangers Crush Red Sox

If the Red Sox and Rangers face each other in the playoffs, the scorekeepers had best prepare: there will be runs, and lots of them. Sunday afternoon at Fenway was no exception. The Rangers banged out 15 hits and 11 runs against John Lackey and the Red Sox bullpen Sunday, winning the game and the […]

Rangers Beat Down Red Sox 10-0 in First of Three at Fenway

Miller Rocked By Rangers Andrew Miller was coming off one of his best outings of the year versus the Texas Rangers a week ago, but Friday night he simply just did not have it. Miller was rocked for six earned runs in 1 1/3 innings of work, walking four and striking out only one. Holland […]

Homer-Happy Rangers Complete Red Sox Sweep in Texas

The Boston Red Sox, so highly touted for their off-season acquisitions, had the opportunity to make a statement against the American League-champion Texas Rangers and reassert their dominance in the MLB. They did not. In an Opening Weekend series in which the Rangers swept the Red Sox and outscored them 26-11, including beating Boston 5-1 […]

Life on the Trade Block

On any given day, a Major League Baseball player could be traded away from his ball club and sent halfway across the country. This can be relieving for some players, who get traded away from cellar dwellers and sent to contenders. Some players are promising young prospects who get traded away because a big name […]

Interview: Texas Rangers OF David Murphy

Mike, A.J. and I attended a Reebok media event mainly for the free shoes, shirts and shorts, but we were able to squeak out a couple interviews. We approached David Murphy as he was checking out the new, award-winning Vector O-Bat and asked him questions about his experience as a professional baseball player. So without […]

Sox Offseasons Often Disheartening for Prospects

As Shane Victorino grounded out to give the Yankees their 27th World Championship, the 2009 season officially ended and the off-season began. Players will sign with different teams, extensions will be inked, trades will be made and arbitration cases will be heard. Undoubtedly an exciting time for fans can become very stressful for the forgotten […]

Sox Bats Go Quiet in Loss to Rangers

The difference in Monday night’s game (a 6-3 loss to the Rangers) was that the Red Sox hit two “near miss” home runs that turned into doubles, while the Texas Rangers hit three of the real thing…in one inning…off future Hall of Famer John Smoltz, no less. It must be something in the water down there […]

Former Sox Players Become Part of History

Last night’s game between the Texas Rangers and the Baltimore Orioles was historic. When I first came upon the score at Yahoo Sports, I thought that the score being shown was a glitch. I only thought this because several times when I check box scores on yahoo to see how my fantasy team did, the […]