// Justin Masterson

Yankees 3, Red Sox 2: A-Rod Ties Willie Mays on All-Time HR List in Tale of Two Bullpens

Sitting at 659 home runs for his career, Alex Rodriguez wasn’t in the initial lineup to start Friday night’s game at Fenway Park between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. It appeared he, and the rest of the baseball world, would have to wait another day to see him tie Willie Mays on the […]

Red Sox Weekly Round Up: Joe Kelly and Clay Buchholz Shine Early

After the most brutal winter in the history of Boston, the start of a new season of Red Sox baseball is just what we needed. The temperature is finally rising and there is legitimate buzz surrounding this team. Thanks to the additions of high-profile free agents Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, the young players like […]

Red Sox Kick Off 2015 Season with Buchholz as “Ace”

Summer is coming. The 2015 Major League Baseball season kicked off Sunday night, and the Boston Red Sox will follow Monday afternoon with their season opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. As exciting as the prospect of real, regular season baseball season is (this is me for the past week), the Red Sox starting pitching situation is […]

Red Sox 2015 Preview: Buchholz, Porcello, Miley, Masterson, Kelly

The Boston Red Sox starting rotation lacks the star power that the 2015 lineup bolsters, but it does provide a sort of lack of depth that was not there in the 2014 season. The starters should be able to eat up innings while also being durable from whoever the “ace of the staff” is to […]

2015 Red Sox Pitching Outlook (So Far…)

The Boston Red Sox are future focused when it comes to their pitching strategy. Ben Cherington, Larry Lucchino, John Henry and Tom Werner are looking for potential, not proven performance as they rebuild the five-man rotation and the bullpen. The team acquired former free agent and pitcher in the Red Sox organization, Justin Masterson. The […]

Right Idea? Red Sox Bring in Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, Justin Masterson

The Red Sox were pretty active in the final day of the Winter Meetings, trading for Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, and signing Justin Masterson to a one-year deal for $9.5 million. Well it looks like the Red Sox are certainly making big news in the offseason, but is it for the right reasons? First and […]

Rain Delay Doesn’t Stop Sox in 8-1 Win Over Cleveland

After getting blown out on Thursday night 12-3 on Terry Francona’s return to Fenway as Indians manager, the Red Sox had a tougher test on Friday night with former Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson on the mound for the Cleveland Indians. But, the Sox came out strong winning 8-1 with John Lackey having a great […]

Proposing a Red Sox-Indians Trade Involving Cabrera, Choo, Masterson

While the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays are making big trades, re-signing existing players and extending their superstars, the Boston Red Sox have basically stood pat for the start of the MLB offseason. One move that would make sense involves trading multiple prospects from the Red Sox to the Cleveland […]

Pink Bats Explode for Red Sox in Dominant Mother’s Day Blowout

Mother’s Day has a good ring to it at Fenway Park. The most memorable game the Sox played was the “Mother’s Day miracle”, when they scored six runs in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in 2007 for a dramatic win. Sunday’s game between Boston and the Cleveland Indians might not […]

Doubront Shines in 4-1 Victory, Pedroia Keeps Streaking

The Red Sox aren’t accustomed to winning games at Fenway Park this season. In fact, Boston won consecutive games at their home park for the first time all year on Friday night. The 4-1 win over Cleveland was highlighted by a terrific outing by southpaw Felix Doubront, who held the Indians lineup to just three […]

Red Sox Bullpen Spoils Erik Bedard’s Debut in Loss to Tribe

The Red Sox bullpen folded Thursday night after two straight games without allowing a run to the Cleveland Indians. Catcher Carlos Santana hit a two-run home run off Franklin Morales, and the Indians scored twice more off Andrew Miller to give the Indians a 7-3 victory and series split. Coupled with the Yankees’ 7-2 victory […]

Crawford Flashes Power, But Indians Beat Red Sox 3-2

The Cleveland Indians were not expected to be among baseball’s best teams in 2011. After the sweep at the hands of the Texas Rangers to begin the season the Indians were supposed to be a rebound for the struggling Red sox. Nearly two months later, the Indians are the first team to 30 wins and […]

Errors Prove Costly as Indians Clobber Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox continued their four-game series against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Making his long-awaited return from the disabled list was Jacoby Ellsbury, playing in just his tenth game of the season. On the hill for the Red Sox was Jon Lester, who had lost all three of his starts […]

Justin Masterson-Victor Martinez Trade Revisited

When the Red Sox acquired Victor Martinez from the Cleveland Indians last July they sent Justin Masterson and prospects Nick Hagadone and Bryan Price to the Tribe. With Jason Varitek struggling mightily, Sox fans were thrilled to acquire an All-Star caliber catcher to take over. Certainly Victor Martinez has performed with the Red Sox, hitting […]

Masterson Masterful; Sox Bullpen Battered in Defeat

The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians continued their four-game series Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The Red Sox had won both of the first two games of the series and were going for the series victory. On the hill for the Red Sox was Clay Buchholz, who coming into the game was tied for […]