Tuesday, April 2, 2019

April Fooled: Red Sox Get Smoked Again, Get Shut Out In Oakland, 7-0

This is getting tiresome. The Red Sox got their fifth straight crappy starting pitching performance on Monday night, on the way to being shut out by the Oakland A's, 7-0. The defending World Series Champs are now 1-4—with six games left on this horrendous West Coast road trip. David Price was the culprit this time—despite striking out nine A's in his six innings of work. Still, he coughed up three home runs and four earned runs overall in the loss. Boston managed just four measly hits on the night—two of them by the newly extended Xander Bogaerts. The top three "hitters" in the Red Sox line-up (Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi, Rafael Devers) were a collective 0-11. Can someone please summon the real Boston Red Sox to the 2019 season? Thank you!