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Sox vs. Nats

The opening game was a 14 inning marathon that ended in a Sox loss, the second game John Danks left with an injury and the Sox ended their 17 consecutive series victories vs. NL teams; bad series. The Sox again missed opportunity after opportunity and this time it bit them in the ass as they dropped the first and third games with decisions of 9-5 and 2-1, respectively and won the middle game 3-0. The pitchi ...

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Sox vs. Nats

The Sox welcome in the Nasty Nats an ever improving team in the NL East. The Nats are 3rd in their Division and have been hovering around .500 all year. They are lead by big offseason acquisition Jayson Werth. Former Nat Adam Dunn will face his former team for the first time Edwin Jackson almost became a Nat last year in a deal that would have landed the Sox current DH Adam Dunn. The Nats will have a new ma ...

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The Sox Did Not Get “Stuck” With Edwin Jackson

Look at it this way.  When September comes, and there is a huge game in Minnesota, with the division on the line, would you rather have Daniel Hudson or Edwin Jackson on the mound?  A man who struggled through the A's lineup or a guy who just no-hit Rays? We all know the master plan was probably not to keep Jackson.  But it's a pretty good backup plan if you look at it the right way. Edwin Jackson has some ...

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Cubs Walk Off With A Walk

Monday night was a perfect example of why Chicago is nicknamed the "Windy City." At game time, the temperature was 49 crisp degrees with the wind blowing in at 19 mph. The Cubs sent Carlos Silva to the mound, who entering the season was a huge question mark for the North-Siders. Here we are a few weeks in the season and Silva is the biggest surprise in the Cubs' rotation. Silva (2-0) pitched very well and k ...

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