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After the Red Sox routed the Marlins in a 10-2 victory on Wednesday, they received a surprise visit from rapper Lil Wayne. The headliner of YMCMB –– Young Money Cash Money Billionaires –– mingled with the team in the clubhouse and even took pictures with players, from David Ortiz to Cody Ross to Mike Aviles and even posing with Boston pitching legend Luis Tiant. Of all the modern day rappers, Lil Wayne is one of the best known for bridging the gap between sports and entertainment. He has publicly professed his love for the Red Sox and the Green Bay...
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Josh Beckett has been scratched from his start Sunday because of a sore shoulder. The team is reporting that he has inflammation in the shoulder joint, and manager Bobby Valentine says that he does not think the injury is very serious. It is possible he heads to the 15 day disabled list, but he should not miss any more time than that. He will be examined further in the upcoming...
Three months into Ben Cherington's first season as general manager of the Boston Red Sox, one truth has become clear: He inherited a flawed roster. For that, Theo Epstein accepts some blame. Epstein, who stepped down in October after nine seasons in order to become president of the Chicago Cubs, admitted during a 90-minute interview this week with the Boston Herald and WEEI...
After every series, we'll take stock of how each individual and group performance affects their overall value.
Scott Podsednik: Podsednik had a tough game 2, but it was sandwiched by some great performances in games 1 and 3. He is responding very well in the lead-off spot.
Dustin Pedroia: Not great but better. 3-for-12 with an RBI is better than 3-for-13, so progress...
Josh Beckett's right shoulder is sore enough that the Red Sox pitcher will have to spend some time on the disabled list. Beckett was put on the 15-day DL on Saturday, with reliever Clayton Mortensen due to take his spot on the big league roster, NESN's Jenny Dell reports. Beckett was first scratched from his scheduled start -- Sunday night in Chicago -- when manager Bobby...
The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list with an inflamed right shoulder, MLB.com reported Saturday. The club will call up right-hander Clayton Mortensen from Class AAA Pawtucket to take Beckett's spot on the roster. Beckett did not show signs of an injury in his start on Monday. He allowed four runs in the first two innings against...
The Red Sox announced yesterday that Josh Beckett would miss his start on Sunday and that Franklin Morales was scheduled to make a spot start in his place. Beckett is experiencing shoulder inflammation in his right arm. As of yesterday, Bobby Valentine reported that it wasn't a DL issue yet. However, that is no longer the case since the Sox announced today that they have...
After taking two-of-three in Miami, the Boston Red Sox head to the Windy City to finish off their six-game interleague road trip. This afternoon, they'll take on the Chicago Cubs in the first game of a three-game set at Wrigley Field.
First pitch is scheduled for 2:20 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Cubs ...
Time: 7:15 PM ET
TV: FOX / WEEI
RED SOX (31-33)
Pitching: LHP Jon Lester (3-4, 4.57)
Editor's note: NESN.com is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine’s words. Each game day, we will select the best Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. Bobby Valentine is at least a little bit crazy. Have no doubt about that. This is, after all, the same man who once returned to the bench wearing glasses and a fake mustache after being...
Here is tonight's lineup vs. the Cubs:
Podsednik LFPedroia 2BOrtiz 1BSaltalamacchia CMiddlebrooks 3BGonzalez RFSweeney CFAviles SSLester SP
Game Time is 7:15pm EST. The game will be on FOX if you are in their viewing area. If not, you can always listen on WEEI.
The Red Sox are in Chicago, playing a day game on a Friday. If that's not enough of a reason to make like Matthew Broderick and skip out of the office or school, then you don't have one. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette couldn't take off and go to Wrigley, so he did the next best thing and wandered around the NESN offices in an attempt to spoof the famous museum scene from...
Jarrod Saltalmacchia's 12th home run of the season in the top of the 4th inning gave the Red Sox an early 2-run lead to help pace Boston to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Sox added single runs in the 6th on RBI singles by Will Middlebrooks and Scott Podsednik in the 7th.Jon Lester (pictured) held the Cubs scoreless until the bottom of the 7th inning when...
Doubront Dazzles Marlins as Sox win 10-2
Miami- Felix Doubront returned to form last night as he pitched superb to beat the Miami Marlins last evening. Doubront was hitless during 5 2/3 innings last night and finished the night with allowing only 3 hits over 7 innings while striking out 9 in the process. The offense finally woke up and exploded with 10 runs against the Marlin’s...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Friday, June 15 @ 2:20 PM
Daisuke Matsuzaka, RHP (0-1, 7.20) vs Ryan Dempster, RHP (2-3, 2.31)
TV: NESN, MLB Network, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Saturday, June 16 @ 7:15 PM
Jon Lester, LHP (3-4, 4.57) vs Jeff Samardzija, RHP (5-4, 3.96)
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio