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.
Felix Hernandez walked off the mound in the ninth inning knowing the gem he just tossed was one of the best outings of his career.
The Red Sox have the tough task of going against Felix Hernandez in Seattle Thursday night as they open up a seven-game West Coast road trip against the Mariners.
David Ortiz has a simple message for Red Sox fans and those that cover the team: Lay off Josh Beckett.
Josh Beckett is exceptional at a handful of things in this world. On Tuesday afternoon, he reminded us that shutting people up is one of them.