After a 2-1 loss on Monday’s Opening day in Baltimore, the Boston Red Sox will look to redeem themselves for game 2 out of a three game series in Baltimore. These two American League East rivals will square off again tonight at 7PM. (more)
The defending World Series Champs will open their season today in Baltimore! Get ready Red Sox Nation for another baseball season because it’s time to break out those Sox tees and baseball caps that have been collecting dust over this horrid winter. The Boston Red Sox mark their 114th season today at Camden Yards in Baltimore. (more)
Before August 24, any victory against the Boston Red Sox seemed entirely possible. Since then, however, the Sox have earned winnings against the New York Yankees, Tampa Rays, and Toronto Blue Jays. Starting tonight, September 17, the Sox will enter a three-game series facing the Baltimore Orioles. And while the Sox are down 7-6 in the season series with Baltimore, an Orioles’ success seems unlikely. (more)
The Boston Celtics play host to the Washington Wizards this Sunday. With just six games remaining in their season, the C’s are making a push for the 6th spot in the Eastern Conference and a win against John Wall and the rest of the Wiz can only help. Tip off is at 6pm at the TD Garden. (more)
The Baltimore Orioles came to win this past Monday night at Camden Yards. Rookie Wei-Yin Chen outpitched 40-year-old Andy Pettite to complete a 3-2 victory against the New York Yankees. This game evened their AL division series at one game apiece. (more)
Jacoby Ellsbury came up with three hits including a homer in the seventh inning to help the Boston Red Sox coast over the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 yesterday at Camden Yards. Boston is well on their way to clinch the Wild Card, expanding the lead to eight after sweeping the O’s this weekend. With just 14 games left in the regular season and three against their rival New York Yankees, the Sox find themselves five games back in the AL East division race.
“When we throw quality starts we’ve been in pretty much every game,” Boston catcher Jason Varitek said. “It’s a big part of how we win.” The start yesterday came from Daisuke Matsuzaka, who let up three runs in 5 1/3 innings as the Boston bats went to work. From there the bullpen closed it out through Ramon Ramirez, Hideki Okajima, and Takashi Saito.
The Red Sox are now looking ahead to their four game match up against the Kansas City Royals before heading to New York for their final series with the Yankees. Players and coaches are eager to keep it going, as they have been playing their best baseball to date. “You get solid pitching (and) it gives you an opportunity to win each and every night, regardless of how you swing the bats,” said Ellsbury . “It’s been nice to get the great starts we’ve been getting from our starting pitchers, and we’ve been swinging the bats well. Everything’s rolling..”
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