Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A 'Shaw'-Shank Redemption—As Sox Pummel Tribe, 9-1

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In the midst of a major front-office shake-up, the Red Sox had another offensive surge in last night's 9-1 win over the Indians. As they came off the field, they learned they had a new President of Baseball Operations (Dave Dombrowski) and had lost a GM (Ben Cherington). Travis "Where I Have I Been All This Time" Shaw had four more hits to the lead the offense—along with Brock Holt's three hits and two RBIs. Mookie Betts also had a huge (albeit controversial) three-run double. Rookie left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez hurled eight solid innings, allowing just one run and six hits. E-Rod struck out five and did not walk a batter. With Dombrowski taking over immediately, it will be interesting to see if he makes any big personnel moves before the end of the August waiver trading deadline. Stay tuned!