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Justin Masterson Pulled From Ailing Red Sox Rotation

After 33 games the Boston Red Sox have finally made a change in their starting rotation. The widely ineffective group of starters have won just nine games and have contributed to the highest ERA in the American League. The move comes after another disappointing start from Justin Masterson that paved the way to a 9-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. Masterson pitched...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Masterson's next start to be skipped; DL stint probable

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing Writer Justin Masterson will be skipped next time through the Red Sox rotation. A DL stint is "probable" according to manager John Farrell. Masterson had another rough outing last night as he just lasted 2.1 innings, gave up 6 runs, and took the loss. He is now 2-2 on the year with a 6.37 ERA.According to the team, there is no specific injury...
Via RedSoxLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Must Shutdown Justin Masterson

  Boston Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson, right, waits for the ball after giving up a two run home run to Oakland Athletics’ Stephen Vogt, left, running bases, in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/AP Photo/Ben Margot) The start of the 2015 Boston Red Sox season has been an unmitigated disaster. What was perceived...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson’s Latest Slip-Up Could Trigger Red Sox Rotation Change

It might be a while before Justin Masterson starts another game for the Boston Red Sox. The right-hander turned in his worst outing in a season of lackluster ones Tuesday night, lasting just 2 1/3 innings in a 9-2 loss to the Oakland A’s at Coliseum. “It wasn’t fun tonight, I’ll say that much,” Masterson told reporters after taking his second loss in as many starts...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap - Oakland ties the series as Red Sox fall.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto from Associated Press.Red Sox winning streak (of two games...) came to and end when Justin Masterson was on the mound, and the Athletics losing streak finally snapped. Oakland attacked the Red Sox early with three runs in the 1st, with a single from Josh Reddick and a homer from Stephen Vogt. The Athletics went into batting practice mode with...
Via RedSoxLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson Gives Another Awful Performance In 9-2 Loss To A's

Justin Masterson lasted just 2 1/3 innings, getting roughed up for six runs, as the Oakland A's snapped a six-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night in Oakland.
Via CLNS Radio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Longo Homers Twice As Rays Take Series From Sox

The Red Sox have been struggling as of late and it would continue with a series against the Tampa Bay Rays.  The Sox came in to this game hoping to be able to win the final game and take the series.  Justin Masterson was on the mound for the Sox and his inability to control the strike zone and giving up the long ball was his undoing.  The Sox offense also continued to under perform...
Via Fenway West
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Pitching struggles no surprise

The Boston Red Sox sit at 12-12 after dropping the first two games of a weekend home series with their archrival, the New York Yankees.  The Yankees lead the division with a record of 15-9.  While the 2015 season is less than a month old, the Red Sox have already established some troubling trends that don’t bode well for the team as spring turns to summer.  Going into the season...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Masterson Gets the Win As Sox Take First Series of the Season

Justin Masterson was making his 2015 debut after rejoining the Red Sox this off season.  Masterson was always a favorite and fans were sad to see him go when he was traded in 2009 for catcher Victor Martinez.  Masterson was dominant early and got plenty of run support to cruise to his first victory in 2015. The game stayed scoreless until the 3rd inning when the Sox would give...
Via Fenway West
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson’s Return To Red Sox A Special Twist In Career Journey

This embed is invalid" /> PHILADELPHIA — Where were you when you received the news you were going to The Show for the first time? It’s a question that’s often posed to Major League Baseball veterans. And it’s a question that almost every player can answer in great detail, as one’s first big league call-up typically represents a dream realized...
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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