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The Boston Red Sox (69-54) will travel to their last and final destination on the four city road trip as they take on the Tampa Bay Rays (50-72) at Tropicana Field. This is the first of four games and the Red Sox will be sending former Rays ace David Price (11-8, 4.19 ERA) to the mound. The Rays will counter with a fellow southpaw of their own Blake Snell (4-5, 3.06) to counter Price.
The Boston Red Sox (67-52) will get right back to work as they arrived this morning to play the Detroit Tigers (63-57). The Red Sox have won their past six games and are looking to keep their momentum going on this road trip having won three straight. The Tigers swept the Red Sox back at Fenway Park in July and sit 4 ½ games back in the Wild Card race.The Red Sox will hand the ball to Clay Buchholz (4-9, 5.66 ERA) in the first of four at Comerica Park. This will be Clay’s second start since returning to the starting rotation for Steven Wright. The Tigers will counter with Matt Boyd (4-2, 4.16 ERA).
The Boston Red Sox (66-52) won their fifth straight game and third in a row in three different cities as they take the first of two against the Baltimore Orioles (66-52). Mookie Betts continued to torch the Orioles pitching to drive in all five runs in the win. Eduardo Rodriguez left with an injury, but the bullpen did its job as the Red Sox and Orioles are now tied in the standings atop the Wild Card race.
The Boston Red Sox (65-52) will look to win their fifth straight game as they travel to Camden Yards to take on the first place Baltimore Orioles (66-51). The Red Sox are in their second city of four on this eleven game trip and will look to keep momentum from yesterday’s one run win in Cleveland. The Red Sox will send Eduardo Rodriguez (2-5, 5.43 ERA) to the mound against his former club. The Orioles will counter with Yovani Gallardo (4-4, 5.17 ERA).
The Boston Red Sox (61-50) used another dominant performance from starter Rick Porcello to take the first of three games at Fenway against their arch rivals the New York Yankees (56-56). Dustin Pedroia lead the way on offense with three RBI’s and rookie Andrew Benintendi continued to impress with three more hits as the Red Sox take the first of three games at Fenway Park.
The Boston Red Sox (60-50) will be back at home tonight for the first time in 11 games as they play host to their arch rival the New York Yankees at Fenway Park.(56-55). This will be the final time that Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez will be at Fenway as he will be hanging up his cleats on Friday. The Red Sox will look to get back on track as they send Rick Porcello (14-3, 3.46 ERA) to the mound. The Yankees will counter with Luis Severino (1-6, 6.02 ERA).
The Boston Red Sox (60-48) used a spectacular start by Steven Wright to take game one of the three game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers (60-49). Wright pitched a complete game shutout and nine runs from the offense for the win. The Red Sox hit three long balls and capitalized late on Dodger mistakes for the easy victory.
The Boston Red Sox (59-48) will finish the long west coast trip with a three game set at Dodger Stadium against the Los Angeles Dodgers (60-48). This is just the third time that the Red Sox will be playing at Dodger Stadium and first time since 2013. The Red Sox will send Southern California boy Steven Wright (12-5, 3.20 ERA) to the mound to start the series. The Dodgers will counter with a familiar foe in Scott Kazmir (9-4, 4.41 ERA)
The Red Sox continue to make moves after the trade deadline to help bolster their roster. This time using the waiver wire.