Sox Shut Down, Wimby, Cape League

Phillies 2, Red Sox 1

The Boston Red Sox are in the midst of an early summer collapse, losing to the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1. The loss drops them 2.5 games behind the Yankees for the AL East lead.

John Lackey pitched well, but he dropped to 5-7, 6.81. He even batted in the only Boston run, with a double. Unfortunately, he also hung a pitch to Raul Ibanez, and that was all she wrote for the Olde Towne Team.

John Lester pitches in the series finale this evening. He's 9-4, 3.66. He takes on 9-4, 2.49 Cole Hamels. After that, we begin a series with the Houston Astros.

Wimby Update

Heavy hitter Roger Federer was eliminated from Wimbeldon after collapsing against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France. The #3 seed had a 2 set lead, but #12 Tsonga stormed back. The final tally was 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, and 6-4.

Rafeal Nadal had to take a painkilling injection to his foot, but he hung tough and beat Mardy Fish. The Raf is the #1 overall seed.

As for the girls, Maria Sharapova won, and no high seeds lost.

Wimby heads to the semifinals now, and we'll keep you updated.

Cape League Standings

Eastern Division
Team W L WPCT GB L10
Harwich Mariners.. 10-6 0.625 0 7-3
Brewster Whitecaps.. 8-6 0.533 1 6-3-1
Orleans Firebirds.. 8-7 0.500 1.5 5-5
Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.. 7-8 0.412 2.5 3-6-1
Chatham Anglers 5-10 0.313 4.5 3-7

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Western Division
Team W L WPCT GB L10
Hyannis Harbor Hawks.. 11-5 0.688 0 6-4
Wareham Gatemen 8-8 0.500 3 4-6
Falmouth Commodoes.. 8-9 0.471 3.5 8-2
Bourne Braves 7-7 0.438 3 5-3-2
Cotuit Kettleers.. 5-11 0.294 6 2-8

There are no games scheduled this evening.

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