Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run, Shane Victorino slugged the last of Boston’s five long balls and the Red Sox snapped a three-game skid with an 11-8 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Felix Hernandez held the Red Sox to two runs and six hits over seven innings.
After the Seattle Mariners’ successful road trip, Felix Hernandez will try to help his club start posting better results at home.
He’ll be opposed by Jon Lester, who will attempt to end the Boston Red Sox’s recent road woes by adding to his dominance over the Mariners on Monday night.
Look for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
The Red Sox have reportedly offered catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli a three year deal, but the free agent is holding out for a fourth year, and he may get it from another AL team.
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.