David Ortiz went 0 for 5 with two strikeouts and three groundouts to snap his 27-game hitting streak, dating back to last season.
Rookie Allen Webster will get his second career start for the Red Sox on Wednesday night, as Boston looks to bounce back from Tuesday night’s 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
Not only did the Boston Red Sox lose to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, they also lost their third baseman and backup catcher.
Scott Diamond allowed three hits in seven innings, Ryan Doumit hit his first homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Clay Buchholz has been among baseball’s best pitchers this season. Monday night will be the first time he’ll get the ball since an allegation of cheating clouded his last start.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer, Franklin Morales turned in another solid substitute start and the Boston Red Sox averted a four-game sweep with a 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
The Boston Red Sox acquired third baseman Danny Valencia from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league outfielder Jeremias Pineda.
Joe Mauer showed the patience of a good hitter and followed that with the skill of one of the game’s best.
Just when it appeared the Boston Red Sox were poised to go on a run, they’ve struggled against one of the AL’s worst teams.