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What you see out your door right now is pretty much as good as it's going to get, if the forecast is to be believed.
From the first day of spring training, we've been desperate to proclaim that John Lackey looks like the guy who pitched for the Angels.
Mike Carp hit a three-run homer to back seven strong innings from John Lackey, as the Boston Red Sox took down the Cleveland Indians, 8-1, in the second test of a four-game series.
RED SOX Ellsbury CF Nava RF Pedroia 2B Ortiz DH Napoli 1B Saltalamacchia C Carp LF Drew SS Iglesias 3B Pitching: RHP John Lackey INDIANS Bourn CF Kipnis 2B Cabrera SS Swisher 1B Santana C Giambi DH Reynolds 3B Brantley LF Stubbs RF Pitching: RHP Justin Masterson Red Sox vs.
Boston's rotation looked like a strength in April. Now, in May, is some of the shine starting to wear off? Coming into the year, everyone was worried about the rotation.
The return of Terry Francona was low key, which was not unexpected since he has previously been back to Fenway Park, and Boston, since his firing in 2011.
Farrell said Middlebrooks may have injured himself coming out of the batter's box in his final at-bat in Chicago on Wednesday but didn't complain before the game.
If you need starting pitching help, Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy is still on the waiver wire in many leagues.
Yes, the Red Sox lost on Tuesday for the second straight time. It was just as frustrating as the night before, with Chicago getting its runs with two-out rallies and Boston wasting opportunities late against the White Sox bullpen.
Thunderstorms drowned John Lackey's shot yesterday at completing one of the finest starts as a member of the Red Sox.
Justin Masterson allowed just three hits over seven shutout innings and struck out a season-high 11 as the Cleveland Indians overcame the Seattle Mariners 6-0. Michael Brantley had four RBI and clubbed a three-run homer in the second inning as the American League Central-leading Indians extended their winning streak to four games.
This is what good teams do. They rebound. Which is what happened after a couple of weeks where the Boston Red Sox struggled during a disappointing home stand against the Minnesota Twins and the Toronto Blue Jays .
John Lackey allowed one hit over six innings before a three-hour rain delay, Dustin Pedroia and Will Middlebrooks homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 Sunday for their fifth straight win.
The Boston Red Sox started the month of May out slow, winning only two games out of 11 between May 3 and May 14.