// Josh Beckett

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 […]

Mike Aviles’s Bloop Single in 9th Propels Red Sox Past Rangers

When the Texas Rangers tied the game in the sixth inning at one run a piece, the game certainly had the feel of another loss for the Boston ball club in what has been a difficult 2012 season. However, if there’s one thing we’ve learned about the team this year, it’s that they always manage […]

Jon Lester Continues to Be Less Than Himself on the Mound

In the last two seasons, the Red Sox have handed the ball to Jon Lester on opening day, indicating that he is the ace of the staff. In 2010 he pitched close to the ace status with 19 wins and an era of 3.25, but even that doesn’t really scream ace.  Now sitting at 5-8 for the […]

Red Sox Shut Down by Blue Jays, Lose 6-1

The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-1 Friday night at Fenway Park. Josh Beckett was tagged early by the Blue Jays’ offense, and Aaron Laffey proved to be too much for the offense of the Red Sox. Colby Rasmus plagued Beckett early in the game. In the top of the first inning […]

Cody Ross Blasts 3-Run Walk Off Homer in 9th Against White Sox

A day after he crushed a pair of three-run home run bombs over the Green Monster, Cody Ross delivered one more blast, rallying the Sox to a 3-1 walk off win in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox. In the four-game series, Ross was 7-14 with three homers and nine […]

Red Sox in ‘Aggressive’ Pursuit of Ryan Dempster

With the July 31st trade deadline approaching in a few weeks, the rumors of the baseball trade market will rapidly heat up, and the Red Sox will need to define themselves as buyers or sellers towards competing in the 2012 season. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Sox are looking to add Chicago Cubs starter […]

Kevin Youkilis Was Theo Epstein’s First Super-Prospect

Former Red Sox Kevin Youkilis wrote a letter to Red Sox Nation Sunday. Youkilis thanked his coaches, his teammates, his family and his fans for what he called the “honor and a privilege to play every home game of my career in Boston before a sold out Fenway Park.” Classy move by a classy guy, […]

Sox Back up Beckett for Series Win

After a rough 1st inning, the Sox rebounded nicely and put together an excellent performance in the Trop to defeat the Rays 7-3. Things started off well, with Boston jumping out to a quick lead in the opening frame following two one-out walks. Adrian Gonzalez singled home Daniel Nava, to take the 1-0 lead. David […]

Lucchino’s Letter a Slap in the Face of the Red Sox Faithful

During the All-Star break, Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino sent a letter to season ticket holders, addressing the state of the nation at the unofficial midway point of the 2012 season. Given the team was attempting to avoid falling further out in the American League East standings after a disappointing series loss at Fenway […]

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 […]

Yankees Blast Beckett, Outlast Red Sox in Offensive Showdown

The Yankees defeated the Red Sox Friday night at Fenway Park by a score of 10-8. The Sox offense finally woke up after being stagnant on the road trip, only to be outmatched by the first place Yankees. The first inning of the game certainly drew the attention of the crowd. Josh Beckett did not […]

Revisiting the 2010-2011 Red Sox Offseason

I am not a fan of Theo Esptein. I always found him arrogant and overrated during his tenure in Boston. I will always remember how the sports media of Boston gave his White House snub a pass while they attacked Tim Thomas for weeks on end. He deserves credit for helping refine Dan Duquette’s underachieving […]

Series Preview: Yankees-Red Sox Set to Square Off Before All-Star Break

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox close out the first half of the 2012 season by playing one another for a four-game series in the cozy confines of Fenway Park. The teams face off on Friday night at 7:10pm before playing a double-header on Saturday and the ESPN Sunday Night Baseball game. To […]

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 […]

Mariners Edge Sox 3-2 in Extra Innings

The Seattle Mariners defeated the Boston Red Sox in Seattle Saturday night. It took 11 innings to get the victory, but a Chone Figgins sacrifice fly scored Dustin Ackley to give the Mariners the 3-2 victory. Josh Beckett returned to the Red Sox starting rotation, and pitched well, but the offense just didn’t show up. […]