Red Sox left 20 men on base over the weekend, had 30 strikeouts in 110 at-bats, and had a total of 7 errors as a team.
John Lackey derailed over 5.1 innings, giving up five runs (2x homers) on 10 hits, and walking one.
Jake Peavy lasted 6.0 innings with an unremarkable performance allowing two runs on 6 hits and walking two batters.
Red Sox bullpen gave up 7 runs over the weekend to the Orioles.
No pitching, no relief, no offense, bad base running, and an inability to move runners across home plate when they are in scoring position. This team is dangerously close to challenging the 69 loss mark set in 2012.
It has been a runaway train for some time now, heading downhill, gaining speed, with no amount of tinkering (Stephen Drew acquisition) seeming to help the situation.
This weekend the train jumped the tracks.
Time to send Wally out into the outfield grass at Fenway with a hammer and the yard sale sign.
Eric is a contributing writer since 2013 and a true Overseas Fan of the Boston Red Sox living in the Netherlands. He's spent years on baseball fields around the world pitching. His weekends are now spent helping the next generations of pitchers to find their passion and love for the sport. More articles by Eric: https://www.redsoxlife.com/search/label/ericschabell