It’s been a battle so far this fall, but the San Francisco Giants just keep plugging along. After entering the postseason as the National League Wild Card winners, the Giants are blew past the Washington Nationals, en route to a five game NLCS victory against the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, the Giants hold a 3-2 […]
Without a doubt the most compelling storyline this postseason has been the utter dominance displayed by the Kansas City Royals. Currently up 2 games to none in the best of 7 American League Championship Series against the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City’s fortune this October has come from all facets of the game. While the Royals […]
Three reasons why the Red Sox should be in contention again next season.
While no Red Sox rookie has truly captured a rotation spot on next years team, Anthony Ranaudo left a good final impression in his last start of the 2014 season. After the Rays tallied two first inning runs against the right-hander, Ranaudo settled down and went on to toss 7 innings of 6 hit baseball. […]
On a clear and chilly September night in Boston, the Red Sox and Rays began their final series of the 2014 season. Starters Clay Buchholz and Alex Cobb held the line for their respective clubs for most of the game, with both starters pitching into the 7th inning. After Buchholz and Cobb exchanged clean innings […]
After losing the first two games of the series, the Red Sox tried to staved off a sweep on Thursday night in Pittsburgh. Red Sox starter Brandon Workman quickly found himself down a run, after he walked Ike Davis with the bases loaded and forced in a run. An inning later, the Red Sox put […]
After about a month of waiting, Red Sox fans finally got their first look at Rusney Castillo on Wednesday. The 27-year old Cuban defector assumed the seventh spot in the Red Sox order, and manned center field in his first big league game. After playing in three championships on his rise through the Red Sox […]
The Red Sox began their second to last road series of the 2014 season with a loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Two Pirates home runs, and an unproductive offense spoiled an otherwise effective start from the 25-year old rookie. Pittsburgh backstop Russell Martin was the first to take Ranaudo deep, as his […]
With a series victory within their grasp, the Red Sox took the field behind starter Joe Kelly on Sunday afternoon. After breezing through an easy first inning of work, Boston’s 27 year old starter ran into some trouble in the second and gave Kansas City an early four run advantage. Kelly allowed back-to-back singles to […]
After being swept at Fenway Park by the Baltimore Orioles, the Red Sox hit the road for the final time this season. Boston’s last road trip of the 2014 campaign took them to Kansas City, for a four game series with the first-place Royals. The Red Sox grabbed an early lead against Royals starter Liam […]
You live, or you get sent down.
For the third straight day the Red Sox lost to the Orioles, as Baltimore completed their three game sweep of Boston. After breezing through his first two innings, Red Sox starter Brandon Workman endured a six run third inning, and was promptly knocked out of the game. The 24-year old allowed six runs on six […]
Of all the days to record your first clunker in the Major Leagues, Anthony Ranaudo picked his 25th birthday. After allowing at least 4 runs in 5 innings in his previous 5 starts, the right-hander lasted just 3.1 innings before being lifted from Tuesday’s game. After walking the first batter of the game, Ranaudo served […]
With the series tied at two games a piece, the Red Sox and Yankees played the rubber match of the 3-game set on Thursday night. David Ortiz gave the Red Sox an early one-run advantage after he cranked his 31st home run of the season off New York’s starter Chris Capuano. An inning later, with […]
2 out of 4 ain’t bad…