Found April 29, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Ted Williams
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
This year marks a special one at Fenway Park, and no player epitomized what it meant to be a member of the Red Sox like Ted Williams. In addition to being regarded as one of the greatest hitters to ever live, Williams was a true American and a genuine person, touching the lives of whoever he met. Some Williams memorabilia was auctioned off this weekend, marking the first major auction of his sports, military and personal memorabilia. His 1949 MVP plaque reportedly sold for nearly $300,000. And even for those who weren't able to purchase the unique items, there was...

Kevin Youkilis' Back Injury May Force Will Middlebrooks' Debut With Red Sox (Video)

Kevin Youkilis got off to a slow start to the 2012 season. But just when the All-Star third baseman was finally finding his groove, a nagging back injury cropped up. Youkilis has now missed the past two games for the Red Sox, and if the injury lingers it could very well be time to callup prized prospect Will Middlebrooks for a stint with the big club. Nick Cafardo and Tom Caron discussed...

Daniel Bard's Versatility, Clutch Performance Worthy of Amica Pitcher of the Week Honors

Daniel Bard's role with the Red Sox has been heavily debated since the decision was made to put him in the starting rotation. The right-hander proved this week that he can excel no matter when and how he's used. Following Sunday's rainout, manager Bobby Valentine elected to skip Bard's next start. Instead, the Sox skipper called upon the big righty out of the bullpen...

Dustin Pedroia's Clutch Double Play Helps Team Escape Jam, Shows 'Rescue Ranger' Intangibles (Video)

Things got a little dicey late on Monday night for the Red Sox, but thanks to Dustin Pedroia's clutch double play to end the seventh, they didn't spiral out of control. The Sox hung on to win 11-6 and beat the Oakland Athletics, powered by David Ortiz's two home runs and some defensive gems from the infielders, notably Pedroia. For his defensive heroics, NESN Nation&...

Boston Red Sox mascot Wally rocks out on drums (Video)

If you were looking for the awesome mascot video of the week, we have it for you as Boston Red Sox's mascot rocking out by playing some drums. Check out Wally the Green Monster showing off his drumming abilities at the MLB Fan Cave in New York City: Wally also got the chance to ride the New York City subways and here is the picture proof: (Courtesy of NESN)

Tune In to NESN's Pregame Coverage at 1 p.m. Sunday to See West Roxbury Little League Team Interview Red Sox Players

The Boston Red Sox are currently playing their best baseball of the season, entering Sunday's game with a six-game winning streak. But win or lose, the Sox are always ready to spend time with fans, and they'll be fielding the tough questions before Sunday's series finale against the White Sox. And who is more qualified to interview Red Sox players than the Parkway National...

Red Sox 11, A's 6

BOSTON -- David Ortiz homered twice and the Boston Red Sox returned to .500 with an 11-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Darnell McDonald and Mike Aviles also homered for Boston, and Clay Buchholz (3-1) pitched six solid innings before a minor collapse in the seventh allowed Oakland to get back into it. The Red Sox won for the seventh time in eight games...

Sunday Red Sox Delight - 4/29

When the Boston Red Sox started this seven game road trip, their record sat at 4-10 and things were looking bleak. Not a lot was going well. But things are different just seven days later. After Jon Lester and the bullpen outdueled Jake Peavy last night, the Red Sox have won six straight games and now find themselves at .500 a lot earlier than some of the pundits said they would...

Recap: Lester outduels Peavy

This picture would be infinitely better if that ball landed safely.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) Jon Lester and Jake Peavy went toe-to-toe tonight and when the dust settled, the Red Sox held on for the 1-0 victory for their 6th straight win. If you enjoy pitching duels, this game was tailor-made for you.  The White Sox' Jake Peavy, who's having a tremendous season...

Afternoon Red Sox Delight - 4/28

After picking up their fifth straight win last night, the Boston Red Sox will go for their third straight win over the Chicago White Sox in game three of a four-game set at U.S. Cellular Field on the south side of the Windy City. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the White Sox television...

Red Sox head home to face A’s after successful road trip

  The Sox head back home to Fenway for a three games series with Oakland beginning tonight.  Despite yesterday’s 4-1 loss in Chicago, Boston is coming off a very successful road trip.  They won the first 6 games in Minnesota and Chicago, getting their record back to .500 (10-10 before Sunday’s defeat) while tempering a [...]

Bobby Valentine Calls Jon Lester 'Terrific' in Shutdown Win Over White Sox (Video)

Jon Lester returned to vintage form Saturday night, and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was happy to note what gave the starting pitcher his success. "He gave up exactly the right number of runs tonight," Valentine said of the 1-0 victory. Valentine tells Jenny Dell what was best about Lester’s start as well as what has happened to get the Red Sox offense to come around.

Red Sox Lineup vs White Sox 4/29/12

Aviles SS Sweeney RF Pedroia 2B Gonzalez 1B Ortiz DH Ross LFPunto 3BByrd CF Shoppach C Beckett SP Game time is at 2:10pm EST.  The game will be on NESN/ Edited:  Lineup changed.  Youk was a late scratch and Punto is in at 3B instead.  No reason given as of yet.  (1:35pm EST)
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