Red Sox April 2013 One for the Record Books
As the Red Sox play their last game of April 2013 tomorrow night, April 30th, they are guaranteed to either tie or break the record for most wins in April! The current record for best monthly record in April is 18-8 which the Sox had in 1998 and 2003. Currently they sit at 18-7, with the game against Toronto, in Toronto scheduled for April 30th!
To put this year's hot start in comparison to last year's miserable season consider this. The Red Sox have been in 1st place for the entire month of April. The best position the Sox held in April 2012 was tied for 4th! They ended the month of April 2012 with a record of 11-11, thanks in part to a 6 game winning streak against Minnesota and Chicago, as they were 4-10 prior to the streak! When April closed on the 2012 Sox, they were in 5th place, 3.5 games out of 1st place.
Clay Buchholz ended April 2012 with a record of 3-1, and is now 5-0. Jon Lester was 1-2 at the end of April 2012, and is now 4-0 in 2013, with a chance to go 5-0 tomorrow night in Toronto!
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