Series Recap: Red Sox @ Orioles, 5/30-6/2

Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles
With a 2-2 split against the rival Baltimore Orioles, the Red Sox displayed every theme from the season so far.  We saw impressive pitching from unlikely sources, catastrophic pitching from seasoned veterans, and insane hitting on both ends.  While much of the series was disappointing and frustrating to watch, Mookie Betts and Steven Wright stood out with star performances-hopefully keeping both on track for All Star selections. Continue reading

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Series Recap: Red Sox vs. Indians 5/20-5/22

Cleveland Indians v Boston Red Sox

With two commanding victories over the Indians, the Red Sox won their eighth series of the year.  The entire lineup has caught fire at the same time; largely led by Jackie Bradley Jr., Xander Bogaerts, and David Ortiz.  Similarly, the pitching staff (besides you know who) has found their groove, and been able to turn out consistently good performances. Continue reading

Series Recap: Red Sox vs. Astros 5/12-5/15

Papi walk
With a 3-1 series win over the Astros, the Red Sox continue to solidify their spot as one of the premier MLB teams.  The offense keeps dismantling pitchers with Jackie Bradley Jr., Xander Bogaerts, and Hanley Ramirez all contributing greatly.  However, the pitching continues to be inconsistent, with Steven Wright and Clay Buchholz tossing mediocre games, and David Price returning to form. Continue reading

Series Recap: Red Sox @ White Sox 5/3-5/5

Boston Red Sox v Chicago White Sox

Looking to cement themselves as one of the top American League teams, the Red Sox rolled into Chicago hoping for a series win against the White Sox.  They were able to do just that, with impressive contributions from: Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, and even Clay Buchholz. Continue reading

Series Recap: Red Sox @/vs. Braves 4/25-4/28

Bradley catch

The Red Sox handled the struggling Braves in impressive fashion, going 3-1 on the dual stadium series.  If not for Clay Buchholz’ weak start, the Sox might’ve swept the series; keeping their five game winning streak alive.  In the set, Steven Wright solidified himself as a legitimate front-end rotation pitcher, while Rick Porcello and David Price were able to hush the haters with strong performances.  As for the offense, Dustin Pedroia, Mookie Betts, Travis Shaw, and Hanley Ramirez were able all able to put in huge contributions to continue this remarkable offense. Continue reading

Series Recap: Red Sox vs. Blue Jays 4/15-4/18

Toronto Blue Jays v Boston Red Sox

Coming off a series loss to the Orioles, the Red Sox looked to get back on track against the Blue Jays.  By splitting the four game set, the Sox proved once again that while the offense is very capable, the pitching staff is erratic.  However, impressive outings from Christian Vazquez, Clay Buchholz, and Rick Porcello give hope for success going forward. Continue reading