August 5, 2013

G114: Astros 2, Red Sox 0

Red Sox - 000 000 000 - 0  5  0
Astros  - 000 010 10x - 2  8  1
A cupcake? Not this game.
John Lackey / Brett Oberholtzer
Ellsbury, CF
Victorino, RF
Pedroia, 2B
Ortiz, DH
Napoli, 1B
Gomes, LF
Saltalamacchia, C
Drew, SS
Snyder, 3B
The Rays (1 GB) are off tonight; they start a series in Seattle on Tuesday night.


laura k said...

What's the Sox's record on Amy's birthday?

allan said...

They won 6-4 last year!

Jere said...

Red Sox record on August 5th all-time: 59-47 (including tonight's loss).

The very first August 5th for Boston was a 1901 doubleheader in Baltimore against the Orioles, who would later become the New York Yankees. Cy Young dominated in game one, 3-1, but the MFO whitewashed us 9-0 in the second game. Also, the O's first baseman punched the umpire in the face.

"Cy Young, the Ancient Mariner of the Kiawash, was in gilt-edge form yesterday, and when Cy goes well he could set the pace for M. Santos Dumont's flying machine." --Baltimore American

(I don't get the Kiawash reference. I see there was a Native tribe called the Kiawah, but they lived in South Carolina.)