The Red Sox are beaten by the New York Yankees, 8-5, as the visitors finish off a sweep, sending the Red Sox to their eighth loss in the last 11 games.
Insider Sean McAdam hands out his superlatives for the Boston Red Sox 8-5 loss to the New York Yankees.
Mike Napoli has had a rough start to the season, so his three-run home run Sunday night was certainly a good sign.
3yIf this is what we can come to expect from John Lackey, then it will due. Nothing spectacular, but not terrible either. Ellsbury on the other hand . . . spectacular.
3yThe Red Sox weren't just bad at home against the Tampa Bay Rays . . . they've never been worse. Just three hits in each game, the lowest hit total by the Sox in a home series ever.
3yThe bats were once again silent -- just three hits for the Sox -- as the Rays take the third game of the series thanks to another masterful starting pitching performance.
3yThe Red Sox got a quality start from John Lackey, but they fell to the Rays for the second time in two days.
3yAlso, Andrew Miller is scheduled to start in Kansas City and JD Drew will travel with the team on its upcoming road trip.
3yAfter defeating the Rays earlier in the day, they got even with the Red Sox in the second game of the day-night doubleheader, 6-2.
3yAlthough he picked up the loss, Erik Bedard had a solid outing for the Sox, only allowing one earned run. Ellsbury's home run put him in some good company, but wasn't enough to get the Sox another win.