Pedro’s Back Liveblog Mets @ Red Sox

Today Pedro Martinez makes a start against his former team the Boston Red Sox, against Josh Beckett, who you could say is in the same role with Schilling that Pedro was. This should be a fun
liveblog. Josh Beckett is looking for his tenth win on the season.

7:10: First out made for Beckett, a good start.Both Varitek and Reyes are back from their collision.

7:14: Three quick outs for Josh Beckett, only 7 pitches, NESN isn’t showing a commercial, and Pedro’s getting his third ovation.

7:15: Now they decide to show a commercial, it’s great what the fans are doing.

7:16: Kevin Youkilis gets to have the pleasure of seeing Pedro first.Images_2

7:17: Youkilis greets him on the second pitch he sees with a single

7:19: Mark Loretta also hits a single, a good start all around for the Red Sox.

7:21: That could have been two outs, a lucky break.

7:25: bases loaded, a good scoring opportunity.

7:26: Pedro’s been struggling to this point.

7:28: It’s 2-0 red sox.

7:29: Problems for the Mets in general so far.

7:33: Pedro got out of the inning only slightly scarred with four runs,could have been more.

7:34: Beckett’s now pitching with a four run lead which should help his usual early inning trouble,although he doesn’t seem to be having any.

7:36: Josh Beckett strikes out his former teammate for the first out.He’s been good.

7:37: Also gets out fellow MlBlogger David Wright .Nice play by Alex Gonzalez.

7:39: Beckett gets out of the second inning with a clean sheet.

7:41: Gonzalez gets the first out.

7:42: This is going to be Pedro’s second time through the lineup.

7:44: The Mets left fielder is refusing to field fly balls, where’s Mike Lowell and his wall ball doubles.

7:45: Loretta gets hit. Pedro hits alot of batters when he is struggling.

7:47: And Pedro gets out of the inning unscathed.

7:49: Jerry Remy and the Mets announcer swithched places.

7:51: Beckett already has 3 strikeouts.

7:53: First hit of the night for the Mets, Beckett looked like he was going to go with no hits a few more innings.

7:56: Fourth strikeout for Beckett, this Mets announcer is very nice.Manny

8:01: Manny gets a double. Pedro’s been off and on.

8:03: Nixon drives in Manny who was close to getting caught but the throw was off line.

8:05: Now Varitek gets a hit.

8:07: Nixon scores the sixth run.

8:08: The Yankees won today making the Red Sox 3 games ahead.

8:09: Coco Crisp  walks.

8:10: Alex Gonzalez is amazing right now. WOW!

8:11: This is the most runs Pedro has allowed since 2004.

8:19: Beckett gives up a home run, and his first run of the night.

8:22: Pedro Martinez out of the game already after giving up 8 runs.

8:26: One out in the 4th inning. This seems like a long game.

8:27: Ortiz strikes out.

8:28: The fourth inning ends. An unusual game to this point.

8:32:  Josh Beckett’s been phenomenal up to now.

8:45:Lowell flies out to left.

8:57: Gonzalez has been beyond what everyone expected.

9:02: The Red Sox add two more runs.

9:05: The National League has been dominated by the Red Sox.

9:12: Beckett continues to pitch an excellent game,he has six strikeouts and has only given up two runs.                     

9:17: Former Red Sox Chad Bradford on the mound.

9:22: A double play ends the inning.   

9:25: Seven strikeouts now. 

9:27: Nice effort by Gabe Kapler.                      

9:33: He walks Beltran who is his final batter. These last two starts have really shown what kind of stuff Josh Beckett has.                                 

9:39: Javier Lopez strikes out the first batter he faces.

9:43: Coco Crisp singles.

9:52: Mirabelli pinch hits and pops up

9:55: Delcarmen comes in for the ninth, and strikes out the first batter.

9:57: Two outs in the ninth.

10:00: Strikeout. The Red Sox win.




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