• Alex Cora Laments Red Sox Pitching Staff For Fatal Flaw Vs. Mariners

    13 days ago - By NESN

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    Upon first glance at the box score, the Boston Red Sox pitching staff put together a good day on the mound against the visiting Seattle Mariners.
    Seattle, after all, recorded a mere three hits in 10 innings. They had a mere one base runner through five innings.
    But when taking a deeper look you'll see the Red Sox staff allowed seven combine walks, which the Mariners turned into four runs en route to a 7-3 victory at Fenway Park on Thursday.
    It was met with some frustration by Red Sox manager Alex Cora after the extra-inning loss.
    “How many walks we have?,” Cora phrased...
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  • Red Sox Notes: Nick Pivetta Continuing To Grow More Confident, Consistent

    Red Sox Notes: Nick Pivetta Continuing To Grow More Confident, Consistent

    13 days ago - By NESN

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    Nick Pivetta was disappointed in how his start ended Thursday, and perhaps rightfully so, but the Boston Red Sox right-hander acknowledged how both his confidence and consistency is trending in the right direction.
    Pivetta, who went six innings while allowing one hit and two earned runs during Boston's 7-3 loss in extra innings , retired the first nine batters. He allowed a mere one base runner through five innings, which reached on one of Pivetta's three walks allowed.
    He did not allow a hit for 5 2/3 innings before a two-run double helped the Mariners tie the game in...
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