It was a chilly night last night for a ballgame, but that’s the Boston spirit nowadays where anything goes and we roll with the punches. That did not stop the Sox, however, as John Lackey pitched spot-on and Shane Victorino was back in the Bean with some big hits. It’s about time the Red Sox started looking like the champs we saw win the World Series back in October and they’re swinging their bats to prove it. (more)
The Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-2, yesterday in their fifth matchup during spring training this year. This is their second win out of the five games, and the Sox still have four more games to go. The Red Sox are still not sure who will secure that center field spot: Grady Sizemore or Jackie Bradley Jr. (more)
The Boston Red Sox had a faulty start against the Tampa Bay Rays in yesterday’s game down in Florida. The Rays were able to score early in the game, while the Red Sox did not get on the board until the 7th inning, and at that point they were trailing 8-0. (more)
Spring training has not gone off to a great start for the Boston Red Sox. In yesterday’s game against the Rays, the Boston Red Sox let up 8 runs while they were unable to score at all. The Boston Red Sox are 1-4 in the Grapefruit League and have been outscored 35-18 in their first five games. (more)
Last night the Tampa Bay Rays made their fourth win-or-go-home game in nine days against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field. Jose Lobaton’s solo home run hit during the 9th inning helped Tampa stave off elimination once again and gave the Rays their 5-4 victory against the Sox. (more)
Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester walked off the mound in the seventh inning to a standing ovation from the Fenway crowd. Lester, who has been struggling lately, came up clutch in a must-win game for the Sox.