Episodes
Five games in four days is no easy task, but the Boston Red Sox have to play the hand they're dealt. After an ugly collapse Friday thanks to the bullpen being unable to hold an 8-2 lead going into the seventh and allowing the Baltimore Orioles to win, Nathan Eovaldi began Saturday's doubleheader by tossing a complete game -- the first of his career -- and gave the bullpen a much-needed rest. NESN's Lauren Campbell recaps Friday-Sunday's games and touches on Josh Winckowski's MLB debut,...
Published 05/30/22
Trevor Story is a man on a mission as he continues his incredibly torrid pace in the month of May. The Boston Red Sox second baseman hit yet another home run in the 16-7 win against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. NESN's Lauren Campbell looks at Story's numbers in May and how much of a turnaround he's had since getting booed at Fenway Park after striking out four times against the Los Angeles Angels. Lauren also touches on J.D. Martinez and his MLB-best .380...
Published 05/27/22
All good things must come to an end. The Boston Red Sox had their six-game win streak snapped at the hands of the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Rich Hill shouldered the blame, but NESN's Lauren Campbell tells you why he's not to blame given how the offense left 12 men on base and went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position. Lauren also looks at how Tanner Houck has been a reliable piece to this bullpen, and looks into Josh Wincowski -- who will start Saturday...
Published 05/26/22
The Red Sox are the hottest team in baseball right now and are playing like it! On Tuesday, they score 16 runs against the White Sox in Game 1 of the three-game series to extend their 6-game winning streak. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski break downs what happened in the Red Sox's blowout win and touches on which players are finally getting hot in the Red Sox lineup. Then he previews Game 2 of the White Sox series and looks at what the team will need to do in order to get...
Published 05/25/22
Red Sox continue their winning ways and sweep the Seattle Mariners after Franchy Cordero smacks a walk-off grand slam in extras. The team has now won five games in a row and will look to continue their streak against the White Sox. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski recaps the crazy Sunday walk-off win and breakdowns why the Red Sox have been so successful during this 5-game stretch. Then Iggy looks at the White Sox series and what the team will have to do in order to beat...
Published 05/23/22
Red Sox are cruisinggg but we can't get too excited. We can have fun though and that's exactly the vibe on this episode as the Red Sox get their second win in a row in Game 1 of the Mariners series. Trevor Story has 3-home run game as the offense scores 12 runs to beat Seattle 12-6. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski breaks down the game and looks into the offenses dominance and Rich Hill's rough start. Then he looks into the pitching match-up for tomorrow's game between...
Published 05/20/22
IT'S EPISODE 500!! We are not only celebrating that, but we're also celebrating Nick Pivetta throwing a complete game and helping the Red Sox win the series against the Astros! Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski and NESN's Lauren Campbell break down Wednesday's game and also preview the next series against the struggling Seattle Mariners. Thank you so much for all the support throughout 500 episodes and we can't wait for the next 500! We greatly appreciate you taking one...
Published 05/19/22
Nathan Eovaldi needed just five pitches to get through the first inning of Tuesday's game between the Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros at Fenway Park, but couldn't have been more opposite in the second when he gave up five home runs in the 13-4 loss. It wasn't all bad, though. J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers had three hits apiece as they continue their strong seasons. NESN's Lauren Campbell and Massachusetts Pirates team insider Jake Ignaszewski break down the game as well as discuss yet...
Published 05/18/22
Red Sox win the first game of the series at Fenway against the Houston Astros 6-3 off of a 5 inning performance from Garrett Whitlock. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski breaks down everything that happened in Monday's win and gives his thoughts on everything that happened. Then Jake shares injury updates about Chris Sale and Michael Wacha as well as previews Game 2 against the Astros. Lastly, Jake shares a mental health minute and expresses his gratitude for this amazing...
Published 05/17/22
For the first time since April 13, the Boston Red Sox have won a series! The Red Sox took two of three from the Texas Rangers over the weekend on the backs of strong pitching from Nick Pivetta and Rich Hill with offense from J.D. Martinez -- who extended his hitting streak to 16 games Sunday -- Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers and Franchy Cordero. NESN's Lauren Campbell recaps the weekend and looks at Sunday's bullpen game after Ryan Brasier struggled mightily in his one-inning outing. Lauren...
Published 05/16/22
The Boston Red Sox are looking to put their ugly walk-off loss to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night behind them as they embark on a new series against the Texas Rangers that begins Friday night! NESN's Lauren Campbell joins Locked On Rangers' Brice Paterik to preview the upcoming Red Sox-Rangers series. The two talk about the struggles the Red Sox have faced through the first 30 games of the 2022 MLB season, who Red Sox fans should keep their eye on when it comes to the Rangers and how...
Published 05/13/22
Alex Cora's beard is gone and the Boston Red Sox ended their losing streak with a 9-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night! NESN's Lauren Campbell breaks down the big second inning for the Red Sox that included a grand slam off the bat of Rafael Devers, Trevor Story coming in clutch and adding insurance in the ninth inning and how Franchy Cordero's stat line wasn't as bad as it looked after walking three times on the night. There was plate patience, there was offense and there was...
Published 05/11/22
No Boston Red Sox game Monday means no loss! NESN's Lauren Campbell welcomes Worcester Red Sox game day producer Derrick Willand to Locked On Red Sox to talk Triston Casas, Jarren Duran and other Red Sox prospects fans should have their eye on. Derrick explains why fans should be patient with the Red Sox recalling Casas, and throws out a few names for who potentially could help Boston when it comes to pitching. The duo talk about the Red Sox season through the first 30 games and why the...
Published 05/10/22
The Boston Red Sox lost another game and were swept by the Chicago White Sox thanks to a 3-2 loss Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park. Things went from bad to worse for the Red Sox, starting with Michael Wacha getting scratched from his start only to land on the 15-day IL. The offense continued to look lost with Trevor Story, Kiké Hernández and Bobby Dalbec all going hitless. NESN’s Lauren Campbell breaks down Sunday’s loss, takes you inside Chaim Bloom’s comments on why the Red Sox have not...
Published 05/09/22
The Boston Red Sox are in last place in the American League East and are fighting to play catch-up just a month-plus into the season. Why does Alex Cora put Matt Barnes into high-leverage situations? Is putting Garrett Whitlock into the Red Sox rotation and moving Tanner Houck to the bullpen the right decision for Whitlock and the team? Why didn't Chaim Bloom acquire solid bullpen help in the offseason?! NESN's Lauren Campbell continues to go off about the lack of offense and patience the Red...
Published 05/08/22
The Boston Red Sox dropped yet another series! This time to the Los Angeles Angeles. Rich Hill pitched well, Shohei Ohtani was too much and once again the Red Sox offense was stale In another loss Thursday afternoon at Fenway Park. NESN's Lauren Campbell breaks down the Thursday loss, whether Garrett Whitlock should be in the bullpen and why Rich Hill is a bright spot for the Red Sox! Follow us on Twitter! @lo_redsox & @lalalalaurrrren & @jakeiggy Support us by supporting our...
Published 05/06/22
Red Sox squander yet another Garrett Whitlock start as the bullpen blows the game in the 9th and extra innings to lose 10-5 in the second game of the series versus the Angels. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski recaps Whitlock's masterful start and Story's impressive game as well as explains how it all fell apart. Then Jake rants about the lack of reliable options in the later innings and how if this situation doesn't get resolved soon, this will be a LONG season. Lastly,...
Published 05/05/22
Michael Wacha looked strong once again. J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers hit home runs, Xander Bogaerts and Trevor Story looked like the dream team turning double plays and the Boston Red Sox finally got back in the win column with a shutout victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night at Fenway Park. NESN's Lauren Campbell and Massachusetts Pirates team insider Jake Ignaszewski recap the win, question whether Alex Cora pulled Wacha too early and preview Game 2 with Garrett Whitlock on...
Published 05/04/22
April is behind us but the Red Sox's struggles haven't changed as they drop the third game of the Orioles series and end up losing 2 out of 3 games. The starting pitching once again outperforms the offense and the bullpen is still very inconsistent. The team will look to change their fortune going into the 3-game Angels series. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski and NESN writer Lauren Campbell give their reaction to the tough Orioles series and explain what they think the Red...
Published 05/03/22
The Boston Red Sox should be up 2-0 in their series against the Baltimore Orioles, but lack of offense (and a bad throw to third from Hirokazu Sawamura) now has them tied going into Game 3 of the series Sunday afternoon. NESN's Lauren Campbell recaps Boston's win on Friday and the heartbreaking loss from Saturday. Lauren also shares a troubling stat about the walk-off win by the Orioles on Saturday and continues to voice her frustrations with the lack of offense. Also: Bobby Dalbec is an...
Published 05/01/22
If you have seen the Boston Red Sox offense PLEASE return it to the team!! The Red Sox had a strong 7-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday only to follow it up with a clunker 1-0 loss to end (and lose) the series at Rogers Centre. NESN's Lauren Campbell rants about the offense, praises the pitching including Garrett Whitlock and Michael Wacha and begs the bats to wake up ahead of their series against the Baltimore Orioles that begins Friday night at Camden Yards. Follow us on...
Published 04/29/22
Red Sox lose the second game of the Blue Jays series in Toronto in a heartbreaking loss 6-5 on Tuesday night. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski recaps the tough loss and explains how the Red Sox blew a 5-2 lead in the 9th inning. Then Jake gives his thoughts on Monday's loss and explains why Will Venable isn't using the bullpen correctly. He then looks at how the bullpen could be in issue during the third game of the series on Wednesday and who could be available. Lastly, he...
Published 04/27/22
If anyone has seen Boston's offense, please return it to the Red Sox ASAP! The Red Sox fell to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, 6-2, at Rogers Centre thanks to another routine play that should have been made. Bobby Dalbec couldn't handle a simple throw in the eighth to extend the inning which led to Bo Bichette's grand slam. NESN's Lauren Campbell breaks down Monday's loss including Nathan Eovaldi's seven-inning outing, the offense as it continues to struggle and why we still shouldn't...
Published 04/26/22
The Boston Red Sox continue to struggle with runners in scoring position as they dropped their series to the Tampa Bay Rays. Boston was able to muster a win Friday night, and should have won Saturday’s game, but and error from Trevor Story, bad feet placement by Bobby Dalbec and Hansel Robles’ 20-consecutive inning streak coming to an end killed the comeback from the Red Sox after getting no-hit through nine innings.  NESN’s Lauren Campbell and Massachusetts Pirates team insider Jake...
Published 04/25/22
Red Sox are officially under .500 after losing 2 out of 3 in the series against the Blue Jays. Massachusetts Pirates Team Insider Jake Ignaszewski recaps the last two games and breaks down how the Red Sox lost against the Blue Jays. Then Jake goes on a rant about the Red Sox offense and how the team has been playing very sloppy over the past week. I Iggy was at the Red Sox game on Wednesday so he gives his reaction to the Jerry Remy ceremony the Red Sox did during pre-game and gives his...
Published 04/23/22