When they hit, they don't pitch. When they pitch, they don't hit. And on Friday night, just to check all the boxes, they added poor fielding and sloppy baserunning.
After the Red Sox score three runs in the first four innings the staff imploded, resulting in a nine-run fifth inning and a demoralizing 12-5 loss to the Angels.
2yThe Red Sox certainly won't get any awards for the way they beat the Cubs Sunday night, but they'll take any win they can get. Franklin Morales pitches five innings of two-run ball, and David Ortiz homers as Boston wins, 7-4.
2yAdrian Gonzalez has played every game of the season up until Sunday night's game against the Cubs. His first day off finally came on Sunday, and it was much-needed.
2yRed Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish got a late-night call from his PawSox manager to give him the good news: He was heading to the Red Sox. Kalish is excited for another opportunity.
2yRed Sox outfielder Ryan Sweeney is the latest member of the team to hit the DL, with this injury being the sesamoid bone -- the bone under his left big toe.
2yThe Red Sox aren't going with their biggest guns for tonight's Sunday Night Baseball matchup against the Cubs.
2yNick Punto's dad was a draft-and-follow player for the Red Sox in the 1960s. But when he got caught up in the rock-and-roll scene of that decade, his playing career slipped away.
2yRyan Kalish will join the Red Sox on Sunday as Ryan Sweeney heads to the disabled list, according to a report.