After a slaughter in the previous game, the Red Sox were gearing up to exact some revenge on the Yankees. Behind some strong pitching and consistent bats, the Sox cruised to a 14-1 victory over their New York rivals. Sox starting pitcher Junichi Tazawa had a stellar game going six innings and giving up eight […]
When Branch Rickey said that baseball was a game of inches, he knew what he was talking about. The Red Sox lost 4-3 in Texas Sunday; a tense, momentum-volleying game that would have seemed to the Sox of earlier this season, easily winnable. The Red Sox simply lacked sharpness in every phase of the game. […]
After the Tigers scored three runs in the first, emotions got out of control as Kevin Youkilis was ejected in the second inning after being hit by a pitch by Detroit’s Rick Porcello and charging the mound. The bench-clearing brawl must have lit a spark for the Sox as Jason Bay hit a three-run shot over the monster […]
After waiting five hours and 33 minutes we finally saw some offense. Unfortunately for the Red Sox, it was off the bat of Alex Rodriguez as Boston continues to get burned by third basemen via the walk off home run in extra innings. You might remember Evan Longoria hitting a home run to beat the […]
Though it was widely known, the Red Sox officially signed 22-year-old Japanese pitcher Junichi Tazawa Thursday afternoon. He was inked to a three-year, $3 million deal. He will likely begin his professional baseball career in the minors for the Red Sox, but I’m sure he’ll be invited to Spring Training before the 2009 season.