Wrapping up our Fake Sox Season
We went day-by-day for the first half, but with the real world season starting again it’s time to see how things turned out.
Fake Sox Game 95: Finishing the first half with a win
A strong final week before the All-Star Break.
Fake Sox Game 94: The win streak is snapped
A frustrating extra innings loss snaps the streak at five.
Fake Sox Game 93: A high-scoring affair makes five wins in a row
The Red Sox get hot right before the break
Fake Sox Game 92: Rafael Devers walks it off to finish off sweep
A great day for the Red Sox.
Fake Sox Game 91: Christian Vázquez leads the way in a blowout
It was a totally one-sided affair to start the doubleheader.
Fake Sox Game 89: Snapping the losing streak
The offense comes through and gets the team back in the win column.
Fake Sox Game 88: Ryan Weber’s season debut goes poorly
And the Red Sox trade for an old friend.
Fake Sox Game 87: One bad inning gives Sox another loss
A bad stretch of baseball continues on the road.
Fake Sox Game 85: A sound decision goes awry in extras
Bad pitching snaps a three-game win streak.
Fake Sox Game 84: Eduardo Rodriguez prevails in pitchers’ duel
The lefty dominates and the Red Sox get their second straight shutout win.
Fake Sox Game 83: Bryan Mata comes through
And the Red Sox take two of three from the NL Central leader.
Fake Sox Game 82: Matt Shoemaker leads the way
The Red Sox even up their series against the Cards.
Fake Sox Game 81: Mistakes and missed chances
The Red Sox hit the halfway point on a sour note.
Fake Sox Game 79: Two bad innings undoes the pitching
The offense got it done, but the pitching did not.
Fake Sox Game 78: The bats come alive to split doubleheader
It just took a game against an exhausted pitching staff.
Fake Sox Game 77: The offense falls asleep to start the doubleheader
Not the start they were looking for today.
Fake Sox Game 76: Nathan Eovaldi seals series win with a shutout
A brilliant pitching performance and two key homers.
Fake Sox Game 75: Alex Verdugo hits a pair of dingers in win
Rafael Devers and Collin McHugh had big days as well.
Fake Sox Game 74: Too many wasted chances
The Red Sox offense had plenty of opportunity. They just couldn’t come through.
Fake Sox Game 73: Too little too late
The Red Sox miss out on a chance for a little two-game sweep.
Fake Sox Game 72: Squeaking by with a win
The Red Sox bats were quiet, but they still managed to do enough for a win.
Fake Sox Game 71: Michael Chavis helps Red Sox avoid sweep.
A big third inning was all the Red Sox need.
Fake Sox Game 70: The best pitchers falter late
A winnable game in what’s turning into a brutal weekend.
Fake Sox Game 69: Not a nice start to a big series
The Yankees get a blowout to start the weekend.
Fake Sox Game 68: The win streak snapped in a marathon loss
Our Fake Sox fought for 15 innings, but couldn’t get the win.
Fake Sox Game 67: Boston makes it four in a row with extra innings win
A couple of big homers lead Boston to victory.
Fake Sox Game 66: Nathan Eovaldi stays hot
The Red Sox get back on track with their third win in a row.
Fake Sox Game 65: A big third inning hands Boston a series win
They needed some momentum coming their way.
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