Orioles @ Red Sox Game 3 (8-27-17)

Well the Sox seem to be in a bit of a slump right now. We can only hope they are not on the verge of blowing things for the entire 2017 season. They have lost 4 in a row and not only lost but have been blown out in three of the four games. Against the Orioles they were outscored 38-10 in three games and in the last game the offense forgot to show up. Before the Orioles, they were also blown out by the Indians and with Chris Sale on the mound. They had better get it together soon or it is going to be a poor end to an otherwise pretty good season. They still have a month to go and act like they are done for the year. Continue reading

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Yankees @ Red Sox Game 4 (7-16-17)

The Sox have been playing mediocre ball lately. The pitching for the most part has been excellent but a total lack of offense has again plagued the team. Before Bett’s 2 run homer in last night’s game, they had gone 24 consecutive innings without scoring a run and were in the midst of losing two straight again. They managed to hold on to victory last night with some excellent pitching from Price who went 8, allowed 7 hits but no runs. The Yankees were shut out for the first time this season. The final was 3-0. Continue reading

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Red Sox @ Rangers Game 3 (7-5-17)

The Sox winning streak has come to an end. They managed a 6 gamer for the second time this season and now enjoy a 4 game lead over the Yankees in the AL East. During the streak they got outstanding performances from Betts, who had 8 RBI’s in one game, Benintendi, who had a 2 homer game and Pedroia, who had a 4 RBI game. They seemed to be taking turns carrying the offense at one point and the result was the streak, the last 5 of which were won on the road. Last night’s game was a disaster, however, as Fister gave up 6 runs in 4.1 innings and then Scott continued his slump out of the bullpen and gave up 2 more. The final was 8-2. Continue reading

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Twins @ Red Sox Game 4 (6-29-17)

The Sox played a good game last night after losing game 3 to the Twins on Wednesday night. The win puts them back in first place by a game and means they took 3 of 4 from the Twins in the series. Betts hit a homer as did Ramirez, which are both good signs. If these two can really get going, we may have something going forward. Price pitched 7 and gave up only the 3 runs, so it was a good game for him. We came back from a 3-0 deficit to win this one, so it was good to see them come from behind to win one for a change. Bradley also had a good game, as did Marrero, the later getting two RBI’s and finally hitting a double. He had been struggling at the plate so long it was good to see him finally get a hit. It was a good game and a fine win. The final was 6-3! Continue reading

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Twins @ Red Sox Game 2 (6-27-17)

After losing their second straight series against the Royals and then the Angels, the Sox have bounced back and won the last two games against the Twins. Last nights game saw plenty of offense as the Twins bullpen struggled after two rain delays that delayed the game by about 2 hours. So, it was a late one last night as I stayed up to see the end. Vazquez had a good night as he went 1 for 2, the hit being a 2 run homer in the 2nd that gave the Sox a 2-0 lead before the second rain delay. Young also homered in this one, a 3 run blast in the 6th that rounded out the Sox scoring. It was good to see them finally produce on the offensive side and we really want to see more of the same. The final was 9-2. Continue reading

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