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Astros Seek Red Sox Coaches for Managerial Job

The Red Sox granted the Houston Astros permission to speak with first base coach Tim Bogar and bench coach Brad Mills about the team’s managerial opening. Mills and third base coach Demarlo Hale interviewed for the Seattle Mariners open job last season, but lost out to Don Wakamatsu. “It’s pretty cool,” said Mills about the […]

All-Star Update: Yankees Fans Attack Papelbon

BREAKING NEWS: With one stroke of the bat, Red Sox RF J.D. Drew knocked in a 2-run shot off Cincinatti Reds SP Edinson Volquez to tie the All-Star Game at 2-2 in the 7th inning. We’ll keep you posted. Update: Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon came in the 8th inning to a slew of boos and […]

View from the Monster 6-30

The Red Sox are coming off a 3-3 week after taking two of three at home from the Diamondbacks and then dropping two of three in Houston to a rebuilding Astros team. More importantly, the Sox have dropped back into second place, a 1/2 game behind the Rays heading into the three game series in […]

Loretta Delivers Victory Over Sox

Mark Loretta played one all-star season at second base for the Red Sox (in 2006), finishing with five HRs, 59 RBI, and a .285 AVG. The Red Sox then just let him go en lieu of an unknown rookie named Dustin Pedroia. Now with the Astros, Loretta is merely a backup infielder and pinch hitter, […]

Astros Win Slugfest 11-10

The Astros won their first game all-time against the Red Sox, but needed some late-inning heroics to do so. Fast forward to the eighth inning: the Astros had already climbed back from a 4-0 deficit thanks to a five-run third inning off Jon Lester. They were now about to complete a comeback from a 9-6 […]

Dice-K Bounces Back in Win Over Astros

Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-1) rebounded from the worst start of his major league career Friday night, pitching five shutout innings to lead the Red Sox to a 6-1 win over the Astros. Dice-K allowed just two hits and three walks in those five innings, to go along with four strikeouts. He actually looked half-decent at the […]