July 30, 2011

For Four Weeks, Longest Losing Streak Was: 1 Game

For four weeks -- Thursday, June 30 to Thursday, July 28 -- the Red Sox's longest losing streak was one game.

Boston lost to the Phillies on June 28 (5-0) and June 29 (2-1). On the morning of June 30, they were 45-34, 2.5 GB the Yankees in the East. They beat Philadelphia 5-2 that day and proceeded to win 19 of their next 23 games:
WWWW L WWWWWW L WWW L WWWW L WW LL
Consecutive losses to the Royals on July 28 (4-3) and the White Sox on July 29 (3-1) have put the team at 64-40. They are now 2.5 GA of the Yankees in the East.

3 comments:

laura k said...

Unstoppable.

Amy said...

Hear, hear.

Let's stop this one at two.

MacLeodCartoons said...

OHMYGOD!!!! We're doomed! Useless waste of money. Trade the farm for some bats, or pitchers!!