Red Sox hit a little speed bump last night losing to the Orioles in Baltimore 4-1.  It was the first Sox loss against the Birds in seven games this season at Camden Yards.  A bizarre bloop triple and a quick hook by manager Alex Cora are solid reasons for the Sox loss last night.

The Red Sox continue to hold the best record in baseball sitting on top of the Al East with a 22-14 record.  The Yankees and the Rays are holding at 3 games back with the Blue Jays down 3.5 and the Orioles in the cellar with a 16-19 record.

The good guys are back home at Fenway tonight to take on the A’s to start a three game series.  Nathan Eovaldi will head to the mound with a 4-2 record against the A’s Chris Bassitt who is 2-2 on the season.  Hoping not to jinx Eovaldi but the right-hander has the longest active streak among MLB pitchers for not giving up a homerun in 52 consecutive innings.  You can win a lot of ballgames by keeping the ball inside the fence.

Tonight’s Red Sox vs A’s game can be heard in the Berkshires on New Country 94.7 WNAW in North Adams…WBEC 1420-AM in Pittsfield and 94.1 WSBS in Great Barrington.

 

Also, in action tonight the Bruins wrap up their regular season with a game against the Capitals in Washington.  The B’s will be back in D.C. Saturday night to open up the first round of the playoffs against the same Capitals on Saturday night at 7:15. The game will not be carried on NESN.  Bruins fans will be able to watch the Bruins playoff run on NBC.

The Bruins have not played the Caps in the playoffs since 2012.  The fun factor for fans to watch former Bruins star Zdeno Chara who is now playing in a Washington Capital’s uniform.  Chara was a stand-out for the Bruins for 14 seasons.

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