It's looking more and more that the Baseball gods just aren't on the Boston Red Sox's side this year! On the same day that the Red Sox announced that Chris Sale was lost for the season after breaking his no-throwing hand wrist, the Red Sox placed closer Tanner Houck on the Injured List with lower back discomfort and recalled Kaleb Ort from Triple A Worcester. It was Ort who allowed 3 runs on 3 hits as the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 9-7 in 11 innings at Fenway Park on Tuesday, August 9th.
If he didn't have any bad luck he wouldn't have any luck whatsoever! Talk about someone who's totally snake bitten! The Boston Red Sox announced that Chris Sale will miss the rest of the 2022 after having surgery on Monday, August 8th.
The Boston Red Sox lost to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, August 6th as Nick Pratto hit a 3-2, 2-out home run off of Garrett Whitlock in the 9th innng to break the 4-4 tie and give the Royals the win.
Bad News - The Boston Red Sox opened their 4-game series with the Kansas City Royals Thursday night with a 7-3 loss. Good News - Matt Barnes pitched a scoreless inning. Better News Michael Wacha had a successful rehab start in Worcester and was part of the WooSox's 1st ever no-hitter