// John Lester

Lester Strikes Out 15 as Red Sox Beat A’s 6-3

Lester’s Impressive Start In case you missed it, Jon Lester threw an absolute gem for the Red Sox on Saturday. Lester earned his 3rd win of the season (3-4), tallying 15 strikeouts while only allowing 1 hit and 2 walks over 8 innings against the Oakland Athletics. There hasn’t been a Red Sox pitcher to […]

Red Sox Should Be Sellers Approaching Trade Deadline

As the 2012 Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, the Red Sox have precious few days to determine one thing: who they are. Are they a team that can contend for a World Series? Are they a team that will contend for one of two Wild Card spots? Or, are they a team that will […]

Red Sox Somehow Still In Contention, But Why?

Half way through the 2012 Major League Baseball season, the Boston Red Sox sit comfortably in fourth place in the American League East. Their 42-39 record has them positioned 6.5 games behind the Yankees for first place, and 1.5 games behind the Orioles for the second and final wild card spot. It would be easy […]

Why the 2012 Red Sox Should Throw in the Towel

The last place Boston Red Sox, now 6.5 games out of first place in the American League East, have reached a breaking point. The team, since last September, has won 38 games and lost 52 (14 games under .500). In other words, they are a bad baseball team. With the Yankees surging, the Orioles playing […]

Pitching will Dominate Sox – Yanks Weekend Tilt at the Fens

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood? No, no. The Country Mouse and the City Mouse? Scratch that. Paula Abdul and that dancing cat in the “Opposites Attract” video? Lame, I know, but you get the point. The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are two teams going in entirely different directions and both […]