With the Boston Red Sox just two outs away from their sixth straight loss on Sunday night, they received a big boost from their Big Papi.
John Lackey went eight innings in Cleveland but didn’t get enough run support to win.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Thursday, May 29.
John Lackey gave up nine hits and six runs while Red Sox hitters were unproductive.
John Lackey got his fifth win going seven innings against Texas with nine strikeouts.
New York hitters jumped on Sox starter John Lackey for four home runs and hit a fifth off Burke Badenhop.
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will square off for the first time of the 2014 season on Thursday, opening up a four-game set in the Bronx.
Because he missed the entire 2012 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, the Red Sox have a team option in 2015 to pick up starting pitcher John Lackey’s contract for $500,000.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Tuesday, April 8.
John Lackey just keeps on rolling and performing at a high level through the first two games of 2014 — a far cry from the early years in his Red Sox tenure.