Terry Francona give the ball to the knuckler Tim Wakefield once again, as Josh Beckett still rides the pine with a prolonged back injury, as the Boston Red Sox’s stare down a series sweep of the Oakland Athletics.
The Boston Red Sox bats were out last night in rare form. Today, the run support will have to be there in order to back up Tim Wakefield in his last start before heading out to the bullpen.
While the Boston Red Sox fell short of a sweep of the Rangers, Jon Lester is hoping to throw for his first win of the season tonight against the visiting Baltimore Orioles.
After two straight walk off wins, the Boston Red Sox will try to complete the sweep of the Texas Rangers in the final game of the series.
On the holiest (and most proprietary) of all state-wide holidays, the Boston Red Sox will try to turn it around against the Rays, who have taken the first three of the series. With the Marathon in the rear view, John Lackey looks to lead the Sox past their slump.
Within a matter of hours, the Boston Red Sox had dropped two to the Rays. Jon Lester must shake off his early season rust to avoid dropping three games to Tampa Bay within 18 hours.