Despite not being high up on Ruben Amaro’s list of center field candidates, Shane Victorino is off the board. According to numerous reports, Victorino has agreed to a three-year, $39 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox won’t announce the deal until Victorino passes a physical. Victorino was traded to the Dodgers … Continue reading Shane Victorino Signs With Boston; Justin Uptin Rumors Squashed
Red Sox 5, Phillies 1 WP – Josh Beckett (4-4, 4.38) LP – Cliff Lee (0-2, 2.66) PHILADELPHIA — From the very first batter the Red Sox owned Cliff Lee and the offense, both at the plate and on the mound respectively. A pair of big home runs and a dominant pitching performance from Josh … Continue reading Sox Own Lee; Take Series In Philly
Red Sox 7, Phillies 5 WP – Jon Lester (3-3, 3.95) LP – Joe Blanton (4-4, 3.74) SV – Alfredo Aceves (9) PHILADLELPHIA — All winning streaks must come to an end. The Red Sox got to Joe Blanton early and often, beating the Phillies 7-5 in Philadelphia Saturday night. The loss snapped the Phils … Continue reading Sox Hit Four Homers Off Blanton; Snap Phils Win Streak
PHILADELPHIA — There isn’t a single catcher in Major League Baseball hotter than the one they call “Chooch.” Carlos Ruiz is on a hitting tear that hasn’t been done in almost 20 years. Chooch’s .363 average through the first 39 games is the highest by a Phillie at this point in the season since Jim Eisenreich … Continue reading Game 41: Chooch está en fuego!
Phillies 6, Red Sox 4 WP: Cole Hamels (6-1, 2.48) LP: Daniel Bard (3-5, 4.85) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (12) PHILADELPHIA — Boston is used to the look in Jonathan Papelbon’s eyes. They know it all too well, usually meaning a win is in sight. But now, they have to associate the look with a loss … Continue reading Papelbon Closes Door On Former Team
PHILADELPHIA — Interleague play is here! It’s a weekend series in Philly between the Phillies and Red Sox. A year ago when the two teams met up, it was dubbed a World Series preview. A year later, the two teams fell up short in the post season (Boston missed the playoffs on the last day) … Continue reading Game 40: Boston Tea Party
PHI: 20-19, 5th in NL East; BOS: 18-20, 5th in AL East When: May 18-20 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (5-1, 2.28) vs Daniel Bard (3-4, 4.30) Saturday: Joe Blanton (4-3, 2.96) vs Jon Lester (2-3, 3.71) Sunday: Cliff Lee (0-1, 1.95) vs Josh Beckett (3-4, 4.97) Broadcast Info Friday, … Continue reading Series Preview: vs Boston Red Sox