“Boston Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles turns a double play during the seventh inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Fenway Park.”
“Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two run home run against the Baltimore Orioles to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Fenway Park.”
“Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis warms up at the top of the dugout during a game against the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Fenway Park.”
“Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia walks to the on deck circle during a game against the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Fenway Park.”
“Chris Richard takes in a field-level view of Fenway Park before singing the National Anthem before the start of a game between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles Tuesday, June 5, 2012.”
We had an exiting game yesterday between the Red Sox and the hometown hero Orioles. It was back and forth all night until Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two run home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending whose side I’m on – I’m still conflicted), the homer wasn’t enough and the Orioles were able to lock up the win the next inning.
It was nice to have the birds in town and to see some orange and black at Fenway. I parked myself in an empty seat in the front row next to the Sox dugout, and that’s where I stayed for most of the game. It turned out to be a good spot because two fans with orange Eddie Murray jerseys sat down right next to me.
So, I made some nice frames as I shot baseball while watching the Celtics/Heat game on the TV in front of my seat. Not a bad night. This game’s “Thing I Learned”: I should hang out around that dugout area more often. There’s definitely some nice portraits to be made there.
"Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis throws to first base in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Monday, July 18, 2011 in Baltimore."
"Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino throws to first base in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Monday, July 18, 2011 in Baltimore."
Despite playing until 2 a.m. the night before and arriving to Baltimore four hours later, the Red Sox outslugged the Orioles to begin this three game series. I don’t have much to say about this game except that it was quite frustrating to watch.
These two shots compliment each other nicely, I think.
This game’s “Thing I Learned:” The Boston Red Sox are really, really good.