Author: @MrMac91

Sox Optimistic Following Tyler Thornburg’s Rough Outing

After allowing three earned runs in the sixth inning during Saturday night’s 5-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers, right-hander Tyler Thornburg’s ERA rose to 10.38 in five games since making his long-awaited debut with the team on July 6. The big blow off Thornburg was a two-run shot by light-hitting Jose Iglesias, who drove in four of Detroit’s five runs. The homer was Iglesias’ third of the year, and third overall against his former team. Former Red Sox power hitter Jose Iglesias takes Tyler Thornburg deep — Christopher Smith (@SmittyOnMLB) July 21, 2018 A Decent Start Prior to Saturday,...

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Xander Bogaerts’ Walk-Off Slam the First for Sox in Almost 18 Years (@MrMac91)

On Saturday afternoon, shortstop Xander Bogaerts hit his third grand slam of the season. It came in the bottom of the 10th to give Boston a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. All the Red Sox needed was a sac fly. Xander Bogaerts gave them a grand slam. #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/R7WraQehpg — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 14, 2018 Bogaerts’ slam was his second huge hit in the game. Previously he hit a leadoff double to begin the bottom of the ninth to set the stage for Jackie Bradley Jr.’s game-tying double two pitches later. Closer Craig Kimbrel then came on...

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