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While June Gloom Continues to Linger…. Red Sox Look for Redemption in Weekend Series Vs. The Blue Jays.

It isn’t easy being A Red Sox fan. While we have had many high highs(3 Extremely Impressive World Series Victories) in the last 11 years there have also been some unexpected lows. This shouldn’t be looked at as a bad thing however…..instead look at the Red Sox team just keeping the fans on their toes. Whether wins or losses, homeruns or strikeouts in the rough that is Baseball…. that is more often than not….simply how it goes. Where will the Boston Red Sox be at the end of this Season??!! At this time it appears the answer to that question is your guess is as good as mine and nobody knows!  read more

Red Sox Looking to Improve: A Few Bright Spots Occur During A Turbulent Week.

General Manager Ben Cherington took most of the blame on Friday for the current Red Sox underperformance. He did not point fingers at Manager John Farrell as he easily could have and said that the team is ” ironing out their problems from within for now”. He also stated that the Red Sox would be actively pursuing trades to solidify the team during the busy Baseball months of June And July. read more

Don’t Count Out Sox Just Yet

As the All-Star Break rapidly approaches the Boston Red Sox sit with a record of 22-26. Many have started to write-off the 2015 season, yet fail to recognize that the Sox are still only a few games back in a weakened yet competitive AL East Division. If last weekend’s series against the Angels is any indication, they are a team bouncing back from the brink of disaster.  read more

Opportunity Knocks for Struggling Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox reach the quarter pole of the 2015 MLB season this week in disappointing fashion. After opening the campaign as favorites to claim the American League pennant, and strong 10/1 odds to win their second World Series title in three years, the Red Sox have tumbled to a distant 25/1 in MLB betting at the online sportsbooks. read more

Red Sox Roll Into Memorial Day Weekend With Many Lingering Questions

At a Clip of 19-22 and riding a 1 game winning streak….the Boston Red Sox roll into their Memorial Day Weekend matchup with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at beautiful Fenway Park. Coming off of last night’s 3-0 victory over the Oakland A’s, throughout this season these Red Sox have shown moments of brilliance like on Opening Day where they won 8-0 with Bucholz pitching scoreless innings and Hanley Ramirez hammering the ball out of the park with a HR and a grand slam. Since then, they have played fairly well at times….but many questions linger as the bats have gone cold, injuries to Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez have taken some wind out of the sails, and the pitching staff struggles to find an identity under an unexpected pitching coaching change. read more

Victorino Hits Homerun As Sox Win First of Four In Seattle

 Te Boston Red Sox headed into Seattle to play the first of a Four Game Road Series at the Mariners’ Safeco Field. Perhaps, the team has bounced back from recent pitching controversies as Joe Kelly pitched 6.1 solid innings and the Red Sox won 2-1. The Red Sox knew it would not be easy to go into Seattle especially since this is the first Boston sports team to do so since the Patriots won the Super Bowl over Seattle in a spectacular and unanticpated  last minute interception by Malcolm Butler…. leaving many Seattle fans shocked and upset. Amazingly, Shane Victorino was the hero for the night blasting a Homerun during the 2-1 victory. Many fans were surprised to hear the fact that this has been his first Homer of the year as he has seen limited action playing in the outfield. Tonight, the series continues with Pitcher Clay Buchholz taking to the mound. With the former pitching coach being replaced, Buchholz needs to show what he can do to be the anchor of the staff. With the new pitching coach the rotation will probably be shaken up as other Pitchers are acquired.  We will have to wait and see how the new Pitching Coach re-formulates a staff that will hopefully, carry the Boston Red Sox through the playoffs and once again into the World Series. As Dustin Pedroia would attest to a World Series Win this season has to be the goal of the team. buckle your seatbelt and Enjoy the Ride Red Sox fans as we are in for another fun and exciting Baseball Season. Go Sox.

Red Sox Looking For Answers One Month In

The Boston Red Sox have been in a bit of a funk ever since they hoisted the World Series trophy in 2013. A disastrous 2014 campaign was forgivable, but fans are already getting restless after a slow start. There are still five months of regular season action left, so they have time to figure it out. However, it looks like there are still some glaring weaknesses on the team at the moment. read more

Sox Swept by Yankees as Joe Kelly Gets Hit Hard

Tough weekend for the Sox, as a sweep at the hands of the hated Yankees leaves the Sox in next to last place in the AL East, four games back from NY.  The Red Sox pitching continues to look horrendous, and it remains to be seen what steps might be taken to stop the bleeding. read more

Red Sox Are Back On Track

Not only are the Boston Red Sox back…. but they appear to be once again Back on Track. After the first week of exciting regular season action the Red Sox, are perched atop the AL East Division with an overall record of 5 Wins and 2 Losses. That’s a winning percentage of .714. The Red Sox started this 2015 season on the road in Philadelphia. Clay Buchholz was the Opening Day starter and dazzled the Red Sox Faithful by pitching masterfully for seven innings…. surrendering no runs, striking out 9, and walking only one. Manager John Farrell must have had a huge sigh of relief after this performance as Buchholz is expected to anchor the staff as the #1 starter while the other pitchers (Miley, Masterson, Kelly,Porcello and Workman) carefully ease into their starting pitcher roles to complete the staff. Many are also expecting trades to pick up a proven starter like a Cole Hamels. However, on this Opening Day Buchholz showed that he was the better Number 1 starter in picking up the win 8-0! Dustin Pedroia and Hanley Ramirez hit homeruns in the victory with Hanley Ramiorez showing he will be a force…. even hitting a Grand Slam to close the door on any rallies by the Phillies. Red Sox Nation was quite pleased with this impressive win. After taking 2 out of 3 in the opening road series…. the Red Sox travelled up north to face the Yankees. They would again take 2 out of three as the bats of the veterans started to wake up. Victorino, Ortiz, and Napoli showed that despite injuries they can still contribute with their steady play. The Yankees were befuddled by this strong 2015 Red Sox team and upset in their own stadium losing the series while barely getting a win. The Red Sox know they have to subdue the Yankees and the Orioles if they want any chance of winning the AL Pennant. So Far So Good! Finally, our Heroes…. the Boston Red Sox made their way back to Boston’s Fenway Park for the Home Opener. Red Sox Legends Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, and Patriots QB Tom Brady hung out before the Opener with Pedro even throwing batting practice to former baseball player Brady! The 3  Red Sox World series Championship Trophies were displayed along with the recent Patriot’s Super Bowl on the storied Fenway Park Field. In a great way to start the season Tom Brady was invited to throw out the First Pitch. Brady inadvertently through a slider that one hopped in front of the plate with a bounce…. but of course…. acting as Catcher Big David Ortiz helped him save face by scooping it up before it could escape to the back stop. The crowd chuckled knowing Tom Brady is definitely more suited to throwing footballs. Nevertheless David Ortiz congratulated Brady with one of his now trademarked Big Papi hugs. The Red Sox then played ball against the Washington Nationals in what would turn out to be another spectacular game. Rick Porcello made his pitching debut with the Boston Ballclub and enjoyed a wonderful amount of run support. The Red Sox would go on to win 9-4. With Ortiz chipping in a HR while 22-Year Old CF Mookie Betts put on what looked like a Baseball skills clinic….. Stealing 2 consecutive bases, Homering again, and even defensively robbing an important comeback HR while playing a solid Centerfield. On an amazing team of athletes Mookie Betts looks to be another incredible everyday player that will make the team better. And did I mention that  RP Koji Uehara was activated again from the diasabled list on Monday April 13? This means when the Red Sox aren’t winning by wide margins they will once again have one of the best closers of the past few seasons. The future looks bright indeed for the these 2015 Boston Red Sox as they continue their quest for another Pennant.

Red Sox Win On Opening Day in a Spectacular Way!

After a great Spring Training of good vibes, friendly camaraderie, and awesome hitting displays…. the Red Sox rolled their winning ways into Opening Day in quite a spectacular showing by winning handily 8-0. It is hard to imagine a first game of the season going any better and if they continue to play this way…. any Red Sox fan has to be very excited for this new 2015 Season. The Red Sox left their JetBlue Park in Fort Meyers, Florida with an overall Spring Training Record of 17-12. This put them in fourth place in the American League. More importantly though…. Red Sox players were found to be near the top in statistical categories ranging from batting, to fielding, to pitching. After a short weekend break….. Manager John Farrell brought the team to Philadelphia for Opening Day and boy did they ever show that they were well  prepared. They faced the Phillies and proven Pitcher Left -Handed Pitcher Cole Hamels. Dustin Pedroia stepped up again in the first inning to belt a Homerun to Left-Center Field. In the third inning,  Mookie Betts punctuated the fact that he will be a valuable batter in the Red Sox lineup by blasting a Homerun. In the Fifth, Pedroia took Cole Hamels deep again with another shot into the bleachers of Citizens Bank Park. Not to be outdone… Hanley Ramirez hit a HR in the same inning finally forcing Hamels to exit the game. Meanwhile, Clay Buchholz worked on a pitching gem in his first Opening Day as the Red Sox #1 starter. He kept the Phillies hitless throughout the first three innings as the Red Sox batters jumped to an early lead. In a very solid and promising outing he would go on to pitch 7 scoreless innings surrendering no runs, striking out 9, and walking only 1! The Red Sox will rely heavily on Buchholz as they re-build the pitching staff and possibly trade for some more experienced starters to round out a rotation that struggled heavily last season. MVP of the day and the subsequent Bear Hug by David Ortiz(who started at 1st base) has to go to Hanley Ramirez when he hammered a Grand Slam off the left field foul pole in the top of the Ninth bringing home teammates Allen Craig, Mookie Betts, and Mike Napoli! Final Score after Tazawa pitched the 8th and Layne closed the Ninth….. Boston Red Sox 8 Philadelphia Phillies 0. …..Putting the Red Sox in first place in the Al East. So far So Good for the 2015 Sox! A trend we all hope will continue.

As Spring Training Closes Out: Red Sox Bats Are Heating Up

Red Sox sluggers David Ortiz and Mike Napoli have seen limited action this spring due to nagging injuries. Manager John Farrell has been shuffling spring training lineups, experimenting to see who can step up and produce runs for the team in the 2015.  Ortiz and Napoli have been known to carry the team on their backs and were spectacular during the 2013 Championship drive.  However, given the struggles last season, the Red Sox will need some extra offensive punch to return to its past efficiency. read more

Opportunity is Knocking as Red Sox Round Out Spring Training

As the Red Sox round out spring training over the next two weeks, the team is presented with a unique opportunity. Once regular play resumes, the Red Sox can repeat a last place to first turn-around. They did it before and in the words of owner John Henry are “confident” that they can do it again. read more

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