The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 7-3 Monday night at Fenway Park. Clay Buchholz delivered his third straight outstanding performance going eight innings allowing three runs (two earned), on five hits while striking out four. Dustin Pedroia and Will Middlebrooks each hit two-run home runs supplying the Red Sox with all the offense they needed. Today at … Continue reading Red Sox win third straight, trade deadline looms
At this point, the Yankees should just tip their cap to Pedro Ciriaco, who beat them for the second straight night, and is hitting .500 against the Yankees this season (11 for 22). The Red Sox took two of three against the Yankees this weekend, but is this a good thing (the start of the … Continue reading Pedro Is Yankees’ Daddy
...and oh yeah, the Red Sox are in New York to take on the Yankees. 12,000 people showed up for the first day of Patriots training camp yesterday, a figure that must have even the most obstinate people questioning their stand on whether the Red Sox are the clear #1 team in New England right … Continue reading Record Crowds At Patriots Camp, Olympics Start Tonight
The Red Sox dropped another one in Texas last night, as Josh Beckett pitched decently before giving up the go-ahead run in the 7th inning on a wild pitch as the Rangers beat Boston 5-3. Following the game, Beckett once again did not make himself available to the media, a fact that was decried in … Continue reading Is It Important That Josh Beckett Speaks To The Media?
With Patriots training camp starting up tomorrow, the epic struggle between the fearless media corps and Bill Belichick's evil empire begins anew. Beyond the usual day-to-day reporting of practices, transactions and that day's player profile, what can we expect to hear a lot about during this camp? The Spectre of 16-0. Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com … Continue reading Media Storylines For Patriots Camp
by Chris Warner Off-season, off-season, free agents, rookies, whatchathink, whaddyaknow, blah, blah, blah. Enough. Let’s do this … Jones-ing For Athleticism: Before we speak of rookie Chandler Jones, a quick anecdote about last year’s defense, focusing on fan (and BSMW) favorite Rob Ninkovich. Playing against an AFC East rival, Ninkovich made two plays that defined … Continue reading Twelve Points For Patriots Training Camp
In what is the most pivotal road trip thus far in the 2012 Red Sox season, the team dropped the first game 9-1 in Texas to the Rangers Monday night. The loss drops them below .500 for the first time since June 16. The games don't get any easier as they will face the Rangers … Continue reading Red Sox lose fourth straight, time to panic?
NESN announced today that they have hired former FOX Sports North Coordinating Producer and ESPN Coordinating Director and Dir of Operations Joseph Maar as their new vice president of programming & production, executive producer. Here is their full release: BOSTON, MA – NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced today that Joseph Maar has joined … Continue reading NESN Hires Former FSN, ESPN Exec Joseph Maar
At what point do we declare the 2012 Red Sox a lost cause? After the most encouraging win of the season last Thursday night, allowing the Red Sox to take 3 of 4 from the White Sox, after taking 2 of 3 from the Rays, the Red Sox were swept, in decision fashion, by the … Continue reading Monday Thoughts – Ugh, Red Sox.
Ben Cherington's first season as Red Sox GM has been rocky, but it's pretty safe to say that we can place the signing of Cody Ross into his "win" column. The outfielder, on a one-year, $3 million contract had a game-winning three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth last night to give the … Continue reading Week Wrap: Ross, Ainge Big Winners, Cappelletti Retires