Sunday, April 29, 2018

'Price Reduction' Results In Another Red Sox Loss, 12-6, Empire Just Two Out

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Is it safe to say that David Price is, once again, disappointing? The $217 million man turned in another stinker yesterday—going 5.2 innings against his old club and yielding five earned runs on eight hits (two of them HRs). Anytime the Red Sox score six runs at Fenway Park (or anywhere for that matter), their starting pitchers should deliver a win—pure and simple. Boston actually clouted out twelve hits (including Rafael Devers' fourth HR) and yet did not win. That's because Tampa banged out an incredible eighteen hits off four Boston hurlers. Wasted in the 12-6 loss (in addition to Devers' three hits) were a 3-5 game by Andrew Benintendi (now hitting .250) and two more base knocks by Hanley Ramirez (now hitting .326). It was all for naught, however, as The Evil Ones pummelled the "fallen" Angels, 11-1 and are now just "two gongs" out of first place (as the great Eddie Andelman used to say).