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Red Sox 0, Rangers 10, End 6: Matt Albers Still Bad

Unlike last time, there’s only bad news for the fifth and sixth innings. That news: Matt Albers still sucks.

While the Red Sox haven’t added a single baserunner, the Rangers have continued to build their already untouchable lead. Matt Albers, at one point a lock for the seventh in close games, entered in the fifth tonight and promptly allowed three runs on a pair of homers. starting at 2.09 at the beginning of August, Albers’ ERA has skyrocketed to 4.69, leaving him not only without his former role, but possibly without a spot on the playoff roster.