Red Sox Run For Cover
Blame Game Continues for Beckett, Boston
First the Umps, Now the Roof
Miami 4, Boston 1 | And the Beat Goes On
All the Wrong Moves: Valentine Keeps Heat on the Umpires Before Game
Adrian Gonzalez Asleep on the Bases, At the Plate, and In the Field
But the $154 Million Man Did Get His Monthly Base on Balls
And When Exactly Did Kevin Youkilis Turn Into Bob Bailey?
Last Time Sox Were 3-Games Under .500 This Late? 1997
More Good News: Melancon Almost Cuts His ERA in Half
Pinch-hitting Punto Over Willowbrooks, Bobby? Yikes.
Game Over in First Inning, and In Just 2:35
"The Marlins made the last-minute decision to open the roof in their ballpark in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. That may have messed with Beckett, who was said to have struggled with swirling winds in the first inning of his first career start against the Marlins." -- Matt Porter, ESPNBoston.com
"[Larry Beinfest] said, 'We can't trade for 25 guys, so let's open the roof.' This is our version of a slump buster." -- Marlins president David Samson
"There was a wind out there, and he figured out the wind a little late, I guess." -- Bobby V, giving Beckett another out
“... [crickets] ... ... [crickets] ... ..." -- Josh Beckett, doesn't have the integrity to speak to the fans via the media for the second start in a row