Dustin Pedroia hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday night in a matchup between the AL’s top teams.
Jon Heyman joined Gresh and Zo on Tuesday to talk some baseball. The guys hit on the current closer situation for the Red Sox, Mike Napoli’s red hot start and Robinson Cano’s link to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami.
If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
It’s been a miserable season for the Boston Red Sox, but Dan Roche says they can make the Yankees playoff life pretty difficult over the next three days.
Dan Shaughnessy joined Gresh & Zo in studio to talk about the slumping Red Sox. A year and three days ago the Sox were 30 games above .500 now they are one of the biggest disappointments in MLB at 12 games below .500.
The Red Sox lost 7-1 to the Oakland A’s.
The Boston Red Sox may not be able to get much lower than last September, but this August came close.
The A’s had a season-best 19 hits and scored 20 runs for the fourth time in Oakland history, while Boston allowed 20 for the first time since Aug. 21, 2009, against the Yankees.
Former Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended for 50 games Wednesday after testing positive for testosterone.
Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz smacked his 400th career home run Wednesday in Boston’s 3-2 loss to the Athletics in Oakland.