Jon Lester struck out 11 in seven innings to win his fourth straight decision, Marco Scutaro and David Ortiz each matched a career-high with four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 14-0 Tuesday night.
The Red Sox had managed all of two runs during a brief two-game skid.
After the Red Sox victory over the Yankees last night, Felger and Mazz discuss how lethal this Red Sox lineup can really be. Do the Yankees truly have the pitching to make a strong postseason push?
The Boston Red Sox acquired first baseman-outfielder Conor Jackson from the Oakland Athletics to add an experienced bat to their roster.
Erik Bedard is winless in four starts with the Red Sox, but Monday night he pitched well enough to get the win. It was one bad pitch, and a lack of run support, that did him in.
It was a call that may have changed the game, and unfortunately, it did not go in the Red Sox favor.
The final estimate shown on the video board said Josh Reddick’s go-ahead homer went 393 feet.
Dan Roche picks through the Red Sox-Yankees weekend series at Fenway.
The New York Yankees were on the verge of leaving Boston with the division lead and a chance to salvage what had been a lost season against the Red Sox.
The Red Sox botched a suicide squeeze in extra innings and gave K.C. another chance to win. The Royals messed up their squeeze attempt, too, and still managed to score the game-winning run.