// Shawn Marcum

Lester Avenges Patriots Loss, Beats Blue Jays for 18th Win

OK, so maybe Jon Lester technically didn’t avenge the Patriots loss to the Jets on Sunday because baseball in Boston is nearly irrelevant now that the Patriots season is in full swing. But, Lester did what he could to make some Boston sports fans smile on a day when most would rather mope. In the […]

Sox Pound Blue Jays, Gain Ground in Wild Card Race

It was the kind of offensive display that any pitching staff would salivate over. The boys of summer needed a laugher in their favor for a change, and got it on Wednesday night, as the Boston Red Sox out-slugged the Toronto Blue Jays on their way to a 10-1 victory. While the Yankees managed to avoid […]

Umps, Snider Help Jays Sneak By Red Sox

Normally, I don’t even mention the umpiring/officiating when putting together these game reviews (unless we’re talking about the NBA, where “referee” and “crook” are synonymous terms). But, home plate umpire Dale Scott’s performance on Wednesday afternoon at Fenway, especially in the ninth inning, was poor at best; and crooked at worst. Fast forward to the […]

Buchholz Brings A-Game in Red Sox Victory

Clay Buchholz gave the Boston Red Sox exactly what they needed: a shut-down pitching performance that could take the pressure off of their slumping offense. Buchholz pitched eight strong innings, srtiking out four and walking only two, as the Red Sox went on to beat the Blue Jays 2-1. The righty improved to 2-2 on the season after […]

Sweep at the Fens? Schilling vs Marcum

Tonight the Red Sox are going for their second three game sweep this year of Toronto. The Sox have won four in a row and are seven games up on the Yankee’s. Jacoby Ellsbury is in the lineup again tonight. In Jacoby Ellsbury’s four games of starting in September he is 8-12 with 1 2B, […]