OAKLAND -- In not so many words, John Farrell and Justin Masterson agreed that Masterson's outing wasn't acceptable Tuesday night.
OAKLAND -- The string of poor starts for Red Sox starting pitchers continued unabated Tuesday night. Unsurprisingly, that halted the team's modest win streak at a mere two games.
Last week, pitching coach Juan Nieves was fired as the Boston Red Sox pitching staff continues to struggle.
To say the Red Sox pitching has been disappointing this season is an understatement. Their 4.86 team earned run average is the worst in the American League.
You know the old saying -- usually heard in professional sports when a team fires its manager or head coach: "You can't fire 25 [or 53 or whatever the applicable number is] players.''