Add news
Король и Шут - Девушка и граф (English/Japanese cover by Even Blurry Videos feat. ICHIGO TANUKI)
Moscow.media
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010June 2010July 2010
August 2010
September 2010October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011March 2011April 2011May 2011June 2011July 2011August 2011September 2011October 2011November 2011December 2011January 2012February 2012March 2012April 2012May 2012June 2012July 2012August 2012September 2012October 2012November 2012December 2012January 2013February 2013March 2013April 2013May 2013June 2013July 2013August 2013September 2013October 2013November 2013December 2013January 2014February 2014March 2014April 2014May 2014June 2014July 2014August 2014September 2014October 2014November 2014December 2014January 2015February 2015March 2015April 2015May 2015June 2015July 2015August 2015September 2015October 2015November 2015December 2015January 2016February 2016March 2016April 2016May 2016June 2016July 2016August 2016September 2016October 2016November 2016December 2016January 2017February 2017March 2017April 2017May 2017June 2017July 2017August 2017September 2017October 2017November 2017December 2017January 2018February 2018March 2018April 2018May 2018June 2018July 2018August 2018September 2018October 2018November 2018December 2018January 2019February 2019March 2019April 2019May 2019June 2019July 2019August 2019September 2019October 2019November 2019December 2019January 2020February 2020March 2020April 2020May 2020June 2020July 2020August 2020September 2020October 2020November 2020December 2020January 2021February 2021March 2021April 2021May 2021June 2021
12345678910111213
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
News Every Day |

Red Sox Notes: Alex Cora Happy With Boston’s One-Out Production At Plate

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora had been stressing the importance of his club putting the ball in play with runners in scoring position, especially at third base, and less than two outs.

It’s a pretty obvious concept, of course, but nevertheless one the Red Sox offense, which has been largely impressive this season, struggled with.

Since May 7, the Red Sox had hit just .074 with a runner on third base and less than two outs, according to NESN’s Jahmai Webster. The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier noted the Red Sox had a 30 percent strikeout rate during that span.

Well, that wasn’t the case against the Atlanta Braves in a game that started Wednesday night at Fenway Park and ended early Thursday morning.

Boston used a four-run sixth inning — three of which came with one out — and a two-run eighth inning — both of which came with one out — to claim a 9-5 victory over the visiting Braves. With the win, the Red Sox split the two-game set against Atlanta.

“We did a good job offensively,” Cora said. “There were some things that we haven’t done in a while that we did today. … We got back to our principles as an offense and you saw what happened.

“If we do that on a nightly basis, we can be very dangerous,” he added.

In the sixth, Xander Bogaerts connected on a one-out chopper, which scored Alex Verdugo from third base as the outfielder beat the throw home with a head-first slide. It tied the game 4-all. Bogaerts, according to Speier, was 1-for-6 with four strikeouts and a sac fly when at the plate with a runner on third with fewer than two outs.

Rafael Devers then followed it up with a RBI double off the Green Monster, again which came with one out.

And in the eight, Hunter Renfroe belted a ground rule double with one out to advance Bogaerts to third. Danny Santana then put the ball in play with one-out hit and it scored Bogaerts to give the Red Sox a 8-4 lead.

Here are some other notes from Red Sox-Braves:

— Devers recorded three RBIs, two hits and two runs in the win. The Red Sox third baseman had two of the biggest hits of the night with a two-run home run and that RBI double in the sixth.

— Verdugo’s base running on the game-tying run in the sixth was exceptional. Verdugo, who had been dealing with a hamstring injury, got a great jump after Bogaerts made contact on a slow chopper, stayed in the way of Austin Riley’s throw from third and perfectly slid to beat the tag from catcher William Contreras.

He got down the line in a hurry and a review by the Braves confirmed the run scored.

“It was a great jump,” Cora said. “Alex gets a good primary lead, good secondary, and a good reaction. Great slide too.”

— Christian Vázquez added three RBIs of his own Wednesday. The catcher recorded a two-RBI single in the sixth to break the game open and then hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth to added some insurance.

— Red Sox starting pitcher Nick Pivetta continued his unbeaten start with Wednesday’s win moving him to 6-0 on the season.

Pivetta went six innings on the night before the rain delay. He scattered seven hits with four earned runs. The right-hander, who may not have had his best stuff, still struck out nine while throwing 68 of his 102 pitches for strikes.

Pivetta allowed two runs in the first inning and one in the second before bouncing back. He didn’t allow a runner into scoring position in the third or fourth before striking out the side in the sixth.

“He did a good job,” Cora said. “He found his groove, had some swings and misses, had some strike calls, and gave us a chance to win.”

— The rain delay, which started just after 9 p.m. ET and lasted until midnight, was officially clocked at two hours and 53 minutes.

— The Red Sox will return to Fenway Park on Friday as they will host the Miami Marlins for the first game in a three-game set. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET, and you can watch it on NESN.

The post Red Sox Notes: Alex Cora Happy With Boston’s One-Out Production At Plate appeared first on NESN.com.





Read also

New Jersey accountants are advising clients to move out of the state to escape its high taxes and living costs

Christian Eriksen update: Positive medical update emerges after awful scenes between Finland and Denmark

What Florida's CRT Ban Tells Us About Anti-Antiracism





News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro



Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here
News Every Day

Lochte, Chastened by Misdeeds, Takes Aim at 5th Olympics