Red Sox Win, No Trade Deadline Results

Red 10, White 2

The Boston Red sox held onto their AL East lead via a 10-2 pounding of the Chicago White Sox.

Jon Lester (11-4, 3.17) got the win for Boston. He enjoyed terrific run support. Boston has scored 47 runs in their last 4 wins.

Adrian Gonzalez and Kevin Youkilis hit their 19th and 15th home runs respectively. Marco Scutaro drove in 3 runs, and 2 runs were driven in by Gonzo, Yook, and Jarod Saltalamacchia. Dustin Pedroia had the other one.

Boston (65-40) holds a 2 game lead in the AL East over the New York Yankees, who swept a doubleheader with Baltimore yesterday.

Andrew Miller (5-1, 5.45) gets the nod for Boston today, at 2 PM.

No Trades For Boston

The Sox struck out in the trade market yesterday, as the trading deadline approached.

They had actually made a deal for Rich Harden of the Oakland A's, but the deal fell through after I went to bed last night. We would have given up prospect Larrs Anderson for him.

The Sox also lost out on Ubaldo Jiminez, who ended up in Cleveland. Doug Fister ended up in Detroit, while Derek Lee went to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Boston will go the distance with their current starting rotation, it seems.

Cape Cod Baseball League Scedule

Sunday July 31, 2011
Braves at Kettleers Daryl Norris vs Chris Beck, 5:00 PM, Lowell Park
Commodores at Gatemen Brent Suter vs TBA, 5:00 PM, Spillane Field
Anglers at Mariners Dominic Leone vs Chris Stratton, 5:30 PM, Whitehouse Fld
Red Sox at Harbor Hawks Daniel Gibson vs Matt Dermody, 7:00 PM, McKeon Park
Whitecaps at Firebirds Max Garner vs Mike Hauschild, 7:00 PM, Eldredge Park

Monday August 1, 2011
Gatemen at Braves, Jake Boyd vs Slade Smith, 4:30 PM, Doran Park

Tuesday August 2, 2011
Kettleers at Whitecaps, Scott Griggs vs TBA, 4:30 PM, Stony Brook
Mariners at Red Sox, Kevin Carlow vs TBA, 4:30 PM, Red Wilson Fld
Harbor Hawks at Commodores, Trey Masek vs TBA, 4:30 PM, Arnie Allen Dmd
Firebirds at Anglers, John Brebbia vs Tim Cooney, 7:00 PM, Veterans Field
Harbor Hawks at Commodores, Scott Firth vs TBA, 7:00 PM, Arnie Allen Dmd


Eastern Division
Team W L WPCT GB L10
Harwich Mariners.. 23 17 0.573 0 6-4
Orleans Firebirds.. 21 17 0.549 1 8-2
Brewster Whitecaps.. 19 18 0.512 2.5 2-8
Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.. 18 19 0.488 3.5 6-3-1
Chatham Anglers 14 26 0.354 9 4-6

Western Division
Team W L WPCT GB L10
Hyannis Harbor Hawks.. 27 13 0.675 0 8-2
Bourne Braves 22 17 0.561 4.5 4-6
Wareham Gatemen 20 21 0.488 7.5 5-5
Falmouth Commodores.. 17 23 0.425 10 3-7
Cotuit Kettleers.. 14 24 0.378 12 3-6-1 welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on