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Rick Porcello and R.A. Dickey will oppose each other on the mound for the second time in the past week as the Toronto Blue Jays (5-5) come to town for a four-game series starting Friday night. The Boston Red Sox (4-4) look to build on Wednesday’s victory that handed Baltimore its first loss of the year. Following a flurry of roster moves by Boston in the past 24 hours, here is a look at the starting lineups and pregame notes for Jackie Robinson Day, April 15, 2016.
After a thrilling comeback win last night, the Boston Red Sox (2-1) look to take game two of the series against the Blue Jays (2-3) in Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Rick Porcello will get to make his case for second-best starter following poor performances by Clay Buchholz and Joe Kelly. John Farrell has made several personnel changes for this matinee. Here is a look at the starting lineups and pregame notes for April 9, 2016.
After a hot start in 2015, Dustin Pedroia missed most of the second half due to a hamstring injury. With redemption on his mind, the gritty second baseman is my Boston Red Sox player to watch for in 2016.
After 2015 campaigns riddled with criticism and disappointment, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez have improved their physiques this offseason in hopes of being effective corner infielders for the Red Sox in 2016.
The Boston Red Sox Beat Team on CLNS Radio is previewing the 2016 Red Sox team position by position. We are recapping what happened last season, highlighting the current contract situations of players, and predicting what the roster will look like heading into next season. You can check out the positional preview of catcher here, first base here, second base here, shortstop here, third base here, the outfield here, and starting pitching here. Up next is the trainwreck that was the 2015 Boston bullpen, which has already undergone preliminary gutting and will continue to rebuild this offseason. The acquisition of Craig Kimbrel certainly answers the biggest question mark, but minor tweaks are still needed for 2016.
The Boston Red Sox (77-80) extended their winning streak to five games for the first time this season as they continued to deny the New York Yankees (86-71) a playoff berth on Tuesday night in the Bronx.
The Boston Red Sox (76-80) aim to win their 5th straight in tonight’s game against the New York Yankees (86-70) in the Bronx. The Yankees hope to clinch a playoff berth and notch their 10,000th regular-season win in franchise history, but Red Sox pitching may have other ideas, having given up just one run over the past four games. Here is a look at the starting lineups and pregame notes for September 29, 2015.
The Boston Red Sox (74-80) go for the sweep of the Baltimore Orioles (76-78) today at 1:35 PM at Fenway Park after outscoring the O’s 15-0 over the first two games. Here is a look at the starting lineups and pregame notes for September 27, 2015.
Rich Hill joined Pedro Martinez as the only other pitcher in Red Sox history to tally 10 strikeouts with 1 or 0 walks in three straight starts as he led Boston (73-80) to a complete-game 7-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles (76-77).