// Julian Tavarez

Red Sox Smash Nationals 11-3

The Red Sox arrived in Washington, D.C., and with them came a record-setting 41,517 fans to the new Nationals Park. Playing in what became their home away from home, the Red Sox knocked around Nats pitchers all night for 17 hits in an 11-3 win. Jason Bay and Jacoby Ellsbury each finished with four hits […]

Ex-Sox RP Geremi Gonzalez Killed by Lightning

Former major league pitcher Geremi Gonzalez (also spelled Jeremi) was killed by a lightning strike in his native Venezuela on Sunday. He was 33. Emergency management official Herman Bracho confirmed Monday that Gonzalez was struck by lightning at a beach. Gonzalez pitched for five major league teams from 1997-2006, including a stint with the Red […]

Buchholz and Wang Shelled in Yanks Win

Before the Red Sox and Yankees took the field, the umpires told the¬†pitchers to serve up fat pitches all game. OK, so that really didn’t happen, but it might as well have as the Yankees beat the Sox 15-9. Sox starter Clay Buchholz was shelled, allowing seven earned runs in just 3 2/3 innings. He […]

Wakefield Scratched from Game, Sore Back

Via the Globe: Extra Bases Blog Wakfield scratched; Tavarez to start By Daniel Malloy, Globe Correspondent Tim Wakefield has been scratched from tonight’s start because of a sore back. Julian Tavarez will move from his scheduled tomorrow to tonight. A starter for Saturday has not been determined. Wakefield, according to Red Sox PR honcho John […]

Tavarez vs Liz: Sox vs O’s

Wakefield walking alone to the mound. Wakefield was going for a major league best 17th win until he pulled up with a sore back tonight. Wakefield has posted a decision in every one of his 26 starts this year. He is the 8th pitcher since 1957 to record a decision in his first 26 starts […]

Red Sox Sweep CWS

Ortiz after his two run homer.(Courtesy of AP) Four games, four wins, 46 runs scored. Chicago’s pitching isn’t what it used to be, at least not this year or series. And the same can be said of Chicago’s offense. An offense that was one of the best last year. Boston pitchers held Chicago to seven […]