AL Wild Card

Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon reacts after closing out the Baltimore Orioles on September 27, 2011. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Game 162, Will The Red Sox Get In?

At Game 162 of the season, Dan Roche reflects back on the 161 that got the Red Sox to the point they are at.


Ryan Lavarnway of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with David Ortiz after hitting a three run home run. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Red Sox Beat Orioles 8-7, Stay Tied For Wild Card

Rookie Ryan Lavarnway became the unlikeliest of heroes for Boston, hitting his first two major league homers.


Manager Terry Francona looks on from the dugout during the second inning of the Red Sox game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 26, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo With Jon Heyman: I Don’t Believe Terry Francona Will Be Let Go

Jon Heyman joined Gresh, Zo and Dan Shaughnessy to discuss the Red Sox collapse and more.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/27/2011

Boston Red Sox right fielder J.D. Drew throws to the infield after center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, sitting, dropped a fly ball hit by Baltimore Orioles' Robert Andino in the sixth inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, in Baltimore. Andino made a three-run inside-the-park home run on the play, and Baltimore won 6-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Gresh & Zo: Red Sox Continue To Collapse

Gresh & Zo discussed the continuing collapse by the Red Sox, as they now stand tied in the Wild Card with two games remaining.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/27/2011

Jacoby Ellsbury misses a ball hit by Robert Andino for an inside the park home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 26, 2011 in Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Fall Into Wild Card Tie With Rays

Boston’s 17th loss in 22 games enabled Tampa Bay to finally pull even in the duel for the league’s final playoff spot.


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Rays Beat Yankees, Move Into Wild Card Tie

The Tampa Bay Rays moved into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for the wild-card lead, beating the New York Yankees 5-2.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 10: Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates the win on July 10, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.The Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘It’s Grinding Season’ For Red Sox

It is time for the Red Sox to take care of business in Baltimore. Or as closer Jonathan Papelbon puts it; “grind and shine.”


SEPTEMBER 25: Catcher Kelly Shoppach #10 of the Tampa Bay Rays is congratulated after scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays during the game at Tropicana Field on September 25, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Rays Win 5-2, Within 1/2 Game Of Red Sox

B.J. Upton and Ben Zobrist homered in the first inning to back Wade Davis, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Sunday to pull within a half-game of the Boston Red Sox for the AL wild-card lead.


Tim Wakefield #49 of the Boston Red Sox is pulled from the game by manager Terry Francona #47 in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees on September 25, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Fall To Yankees 6-2 In Game 1

The bumbling Boston Red Sox lost yet again, with A.J. Burnett making his most impressive start in nearly three months and Jorge Posada hitting a two-run homer that led the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory in the opener of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader.


Relief pitcher Alfredo Aceves #91 of the Boston Red Sox, who pitched the 8th and 9th innings, reacts after a 6-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park September 21, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: The Red Sox Fall From Grace Continues

Gresh & Zo discussed the continuing awful play of the Boston Red Sox and how it’s all gone wrong.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/22/2011