Bobby Valentine had some strange comments about Major League Baseball umpiring over the weekend.
With Sunday’s sellout, the Red Sox set a new record for the longest regular season sellout streak in major league sports. Sunday was the 745th consecutive sellout of Fenway Park, surpassing the previous record of 744 held by the Portland Trailblazers from 1977-1995.
Roger Bernadina doubled with two outs in the ninth, driving in Bryce Harper for the go-ahead run and the Nationals held on for a 4-3 win over the Red Sox on Sunday.
Gio Gonzalez pitched 6 1-3 effective innings, Adam LaRoche hit a solo homer and the Washington Nationals spoiled Daisuke Matsuzaka’s return from reconstructive elbow surgery by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Saturday.
Stephen Strasburg struck out 13 in six innings, Bryce Harper homered and the Washington Nationals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Friday night for the franchise’s first victory at Fenway Park.
It’s clear that Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper have helped breathe new life into the Washington Nationals. Now they can help the franchise earn its first victory at venerable Fenway Park.
It hasn’t even been a year since Daisuke Matsuzaka underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, but he is set to return to the Boston Red Sox this weekend.
Cole Hamels earned a five-game suspension for the way he welcomed Bryce Harper to the big leagues.
Former Red Sox outfielder Mike Cameron has told his current team, the Washington Nationals, that he will retire.
Right-hander Edwin Jackson signed a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals.