Friday, May 07, 2010


Finishing a 4 game sweep of the Angels last night, the Sox are once again over .500. And while outscoring the Angels 36-16 in 4 games makes for an enjoyable week, the opponent was hardly a worthy one. That being said, the Sox need to take 4 from teams struggling. They need to take at least 2 of 3 from the Orioles. Anything less is truly embarrassing.

Daisuke went 5.1 innings, allowing 5 runs off 5 hits and 3 walks. He threw 92 pitches, 58 for strikes. It was much better than his first start, but it still had the makings of a typical Matsuzaka outing: lots of pitches, lots of nibbling, not enough innings.

Victor Martinez hit his 2nd homerun of the season, also had a double, and knocked in 4.

The Sox have a much more important and revealing test ahead, as they play the Yankees 3 times this weekend. Hughes vs. Beckett tonight.

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