Judging the Royals

July 19, 2014

How the Red Sox got James Shields out of the game

When Tim Bogar was a coach for the Boston Red Sox he once told me the Sox didn’t care what the score was as long as they could get the starting pitcher out of the game after five innings. Friday night it took five and two-thirds, but they still got what they wanted: the Red Sox got a shot at middle relief and avoided the best relievers in the Royals pen—Wade Davis and Greg Holland.

Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

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