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RED SOX ARE SHUT OUT BY MARINERS 8-0; MOVE TO 38-26
After struggling against
The Red Sox could not piece anything together against neither
One of the scattered hits Hernandez allowed was a rocket back up the middle that almost took the young 22-year-old’s head off by number three hitter David Jonathan Drew. Hernandez’s short life flashed before his eyes when he saw the 2-0 fastball whistled past his left ear off the bat of the Sox right fielder.
The Red Sox clearly could not get down too many runs in a game with the
But it did not happen. The Sox really put themselves in a hole after the third inning and started to dig, as Christine Malkiewicz likes to say. The Mariners added five more crooked numbers in the fourth, fifth and the seventh innings against
The next inning, Sexson would rive in his first run of the game with another two-out RBI by sending a
Tim Wakefield gets the nod for tomorrow’s late afternoon match on national television against the Mariners.
WIN: Felix Hernandez(4-5)
LOSS: Bartolo Colon (3-1)
Sox first-year outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the starting line up tonight but he was available to pinch-run, according to manager Terry Francona. Earlier in the day the rookie had an MRI on his right wrist that came back negative. He is currently day-to-day with a strained right wrist.
Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis are moving on from their dispute, regarding Youkilis’s anger issues after a poor at-bat, between the fourth and fifth innings of Thursday night’s game against the Rays.
Coco Crisp, Jon Lester and Sean Casey have been suspended for a combined 15 games for their involvement in yesterday’s brawl. Crisp received the most number of games with seven while Lester received a five game suspension – which basically means his next start is pushed back one day – and Casey is suspended for three games. Lester was suspended for throwing at Ray batters after warnings were issued to both benches.
The Sox optioned Chris Carter back down to
The 3 Stars of the Game:
- Felix Hernandez,
---- 6IP, 6H, 0ER, 1BB, 5K SEATTLE
- Richie Sexson,
---- 3-4, 3 Singles, 2 RBIs, Run-Scored SEATTLE
- Sean Casey,
----- 3-4 2 Singles, Double BOSTON