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The Red Sox entered this season with high hopes. Fast-forward 122 games and they’re a disappointing 59-63 with just 4% odds of making the playoffs. The front of the rotation has had issues preventing runs. Several members of the lineup have performed below their established level of production. P...
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It has been known for some time that Carl Crawford needs Tommy John surgery, but we haven't known if it would be definite. Now we know Carl is going to follow doctor's orders and has opted for the surgery.
“Carl intends to follow the course recommended by the medical professionals who have been treating him, in whom he has full confidence,” agent Brian Peters wrote...
Adrian Gonzalez denied the information in a Yahoo! Sports report that said he and other prominent Red Sox players blasted manager Bobby Valentine to the owners, and it looks like he was partially truthful.
Yahoo!’s Jeff Passan reported that some Red Sox players met with the owners on July 26 to complain about Bobby Valentine after Adrian Gonzalez sent a text message on behalf...
As youngsters, the majority of baseball players didn't grow up wealthy. With newfound prosperity as multimillionaires, they are afforded a platform to use their lucrative contracts and celebrity status to help others. Josh Beckett is among members of the Red Sox that donate time to the community. While controversy has surrounded him all season –– and it's been warranted...
Jon Lester took the mound and continued his climb back to dominance with another nice performance. Lester was also helped out by some nice performances from Nick Punto and Pedro Ciriaco. That is probably not how you would have written in up in April, but then again...is anything this year?
Jon Lester took the mound against the Yankees looking for his 2nd win in a row. Thankfully...
It hasn’t been a good week for big league outfielders. News got worse earlier Sunday when the Boston Herald reported that Boston Red Sox left fielder, Carl Crawford, might opt to have season ending Tommy John surgery this upcoming week.
In a similar report from ESPN Boston, information suggests that Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine and the team’s medical staff plan discuss the...
Jacoby Ellsbury has been atop the Red Sox batting order for what seems like the better part of five years at this point. But on Tuesday there will be a new face manning the top of the lineup as Pedro Ciriaco gets his first crack at hitting leadoff. Ellsbury drops down to third in the lineup for the first time this season while Dustin Pedroia moves back to his more comfortable No...
Editor's note: The temperature gauge is a Bill James-created statistic that measures how hot or cold hitters are. We will spotlight Red Sox and opposing team temperatures on game days. Pedro Ciriaco has absolutely obliterated the Yankees this season, and the Red Sox would prefer if he builds on that success against Hiroki Kuroda and Co. on Sunday. Ciriaco is now 15-for-29 against...
While I was in a battle with technology the past few days (it won obviously), let's recap what I missed.
The Boston Red Sox lost to the New York Yankees on Sunday night 4-1. The Red Sox announced that they had fired pitching coach Bob McClure on Monday afternoon. And later in the day, the world's worst kept secret of Carl Crawford needing Tommy John surgery was made official...
Bobby Valentine arrived in Boston as a rather polarizing managerial choice. Nearly eight months later, he's still somewhat of a polarizing skipper. Most of the varying views stem from the Red Sox' struggles as a team and reports detailing clubhouse issues. The Sox enter Sunday's game against the Yankees at 59-62 -- clearly a mark Boston fans didn't envision before...
According to reports, former Boston Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach sent the now-infamous texts to team ownership complaining about manager Bobby Valentine. The texts were sent in late July and were previously attributed to first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.
The New York Daily News cites several sources that claim Shoppach was “deeply involved” with writing the message, which was...
The Red Sox community has come out in full force to remember Johnny Pesky since the Sox legend passed away. Now, as the team returns to Fenway Park for the first time since Pesky's death, the Sox are finding other ways to honor the man close to everyone's heart. Pesky's No. 6, which has been retired by the Red Sox, has been mowed into the outfield grass ahead of Tuesday...
Bobby Valentine has a sandpaper-like personality that doesn't work very well in today's MLB.I don’t want to sound like a braggadocios *******, (I guess it just comes naturally) but I told MLB baseball fans - and Boston Red Sox management – that they really dropped the ball in a big way by hiring hard-nosed (unlikable) manager Bobby Valentine to replace beloved skipper...
NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford's season might soon be over, and his team might not be far behind. But the rival New York Yankees seem to be just getting started after an impressive week, capped by a 4-1 win over the Sox on Sunday night that featured three hits, two home runs and one curtain call by Ichiro Suzuki. The Yankees also got another gem from...
How often do you go to a wedding in Charlotte, NC and there has to be a television so that people are able the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees? Well it happens when one half of the family involved in the wedding are Red Sox fans.
Unlike Friday night when everyone was coming to me for updates, it worked out on Saturday watching the game as Jon Lester continued his resurrection...