Saturday, August 8, 2009

Buchholz Delivers, Bats Do Not

The Red Sox needed Clay Buchholz to step up big time in the Bronx today and he delivered. In six innings Buchholz gave up just 6 hits and 2 earned runs keeping the Red Sox in the game against the Yankee ace C.C. Sabathia. Unfortunately the bats stayed in their deep slumber. Boston could manage just 4 hits in the game without bringing a run across the plate. The Sox have now lost 3 in a row to New York and have not scored a run in 2 games. The Yankees are putting some distance between themselves and the rest of the league and the Sox are getting bunched up in the wild-card pack. Not time to panic yet but there are definitely some dark clouds above.

Red Sox Lose 5-0 BOX SCORE


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Red Sox 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Yankees 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 5 9 0

3 comments:

Anonymous,  August 8, 2009 at 9:24 PM  

I get the feeling that tomorrow the Sox will tattoo Andy Pettite, the bats will be back. I hope I'm right.

Paul S.,  August 8, 2009 at 9:28 PM  

I hope you are right, but this week sure put a dent in their confidence as well as that of R.S. Nation. They have taken a giant step toward not making the playoffs, in spite of hanging on to the Wild Card lead by a slim thread.

Anonymous,  August 8, 2009 at 10:59 PM  

24 innins and no runs! Ha! it's over chowdah heads!

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