Kevin Millwood pitched six stingy innings and Seattle beat the staggering Red Sox 2-1 Wednesday night, handing Boston its eighth defeat in nine games.
The longest Red Sox skid in more than a decade lasted only a week.
Jason Vargas pitched seven solid innings and the Seattle Mariners sent Boston to its season-worst seventh straight loss, beating the sloppy Red Sox 4-1 Monday.
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was not fired this morning, and had a comment for those that wished he had been.
Much like the September sun, Boston’s season is setting early in the west.
Red Sox owner John Henry and general manager Ben Cherington are both heading to Seattle, bringing on speculation that manager Bobby Valentine may be looking for a new job very soon. However, that may not be the case.
The Seattle Mariners traded outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees Monday.
Dustin Pedroia hit a game-tying home run in the 8th and David Ortiz hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 for a split of the four-game series.
Chone Figgins’ sacrifice fly in the 11th inning allowed Dustin Ackley to beat Cody Ross’ throw to the plate and the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Saturday night.
Aaron Cook was in the minor leagues just a few weeks ago, unsure if he would get another chance at showing the Boston Red Sox he could be an option in their starting rotation.