Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.
James Shields allowed four hits in 8 1-3 innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.
James Shields came within two outs of his 12th complete game this season, B.J. Upton hit his first grand slam and the Tampa Bay Rays routed the fading Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Sunday.
The Boston Red Sox lead the majors in a bunch of offensive categories, including team batting average and runs scored, so they’re hardly fazed by falling behind early.
The pitching matchups are out for the Red Sox-Rays weekend series but not set in stone just yet. Boston is confident Josh Beckett wil start Sunday.
James Shields pitched his AL-leading third shutout of the season to help the Tampa Bay Rays end the first-place Red Sox’s nine-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory on Tuesday night.
The Boston Red Sox look to make it 10-straight wins as they open up a three-game trip to Tampa Bay against the Rays Tuesday night.
The pitching matchups for the Rays-Red Sox series at Fenway, with a pair of aces seeking their first win of the 2011 season on Tuesday.