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Where is "Fenway South" these days? That, of course, was the nickname that Red Sox fans had for Camden Yards because every time the Red Sox played there, it appeared to have more Sox fans than Baltimore faithful. This year, the tide appears to have turned a bit towards the real home team. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette has a couple of theories why. See more in the above video. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook
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"Felix had his good stuff," said Bobby Valentine. "He was battling the whole way. He just happened to pick the night when the opposing pitcher (Brian Matusz) had good stuff and shut us down...
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says outfielder Cody Ross has a broken bone in his left foot and could be sidelined 6-8 weeks.
Ross fouled a ball off his foot in Friday night's game against Philadelphia. An MRI on Monday revealed a small fracture.
Cherington says Ross will get a second opinion in Baltimore, but he is almost certainly headed to the disabled list...
In shipping down to Philadelphia, Jonathon Papelbon's notorious entrance to "Shipping Up to Boston" by Boston's own Dropkick Murphys, is no longer played throughout the Fenway Park PA system, leaving "Sweet Caroline" as the lone Fenway sing-a-long. But a few months into the 2012 season, some new Fenway favorites have emerged. Below is a complete list of...
It's decision time for the Red Sox. Kevin Youkilis is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, after wrapping up a rehab stint in Pawtucket with a bang. The Red Sox third baseman went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and an RBI on Monday, while also playing nine innings at third base. After going 4-for-11 with a couple of doubles and a handful of walks in three...
PHILADELPHIA –– Ryan Sweeney drew rave reviews for his diving catch in Saturday's victory. But the snag may have produced negative ramifications. The Red Sox outfielder admitted to experiencing headaches in the clubhouse as a result of crashing to the ground on the play, and he insinuated that he could have suffered whiplash. Sweeney underwent tests to determine whether he...
The Boston Red Sox have placed reliever Rich Hill on the 15-day disabled list with tightness in his left elbow.
Hill had Tommy John surgery on the elbow a year ago and will be examined on Monday.
Boston recalled RHP Mark Melancon from Triple-A Pawtucket to replace Hill in the bullpen and activated him for Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals.
Hill (1-0) has made...
Adrian Gonzalez may have won a Gold Glove at first base, so playing right field can't be that much harder, right? Gonzo is playing outfield on Tuesday night to let Will Middlebrooks and Kevin Youkilis man the corner infield spots together, but NESN Nation's Dan Duquette isn't all that worried about any potential misadventures in right. See why in the video above. Join...
The Red Sox continued to make the most out of interleague play by winning two of three this weekend in Philadelphia against a Phillies team that has had a rough year. Boston's struggles are also well documented, but as they get set to open a big week against AL East rivals, the Sox are just one game under .500. That's nothing to throw a parade over, but with the way things...
The Red Sox really don't want to get over .500.
A pitcher's duel went in Baltimore's favor tonight as the Red Sox couldn't touch Brian Matusz, who allowed just two hits and one walk against nine strikeouts in six and a third innings. The bullpen remained strong, splitting the remaining innings among Darren O'Day, Pedro Strop, and closer Jim Johnson.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Cody will be out indefinitely with a broken foot, the team announced Monday, adding to the Red Sox injury problems with their outfielders. Ross has a non-displaced fracture of the navicular bone in his left foot, and presumably will become the sixth Boston outfielder on the disabled list, along with Jacoby Ellsbury, Carl Crawford, Darnell McDonald, Ryan...
The Red Sox had a hard time with the Baltimore pitching on Tuesday night, but one guy picked up right where he left off. Kevin Youkilis returned from the 15-day disabled list and scored Boston's only run on a homer in the fourth inning. Dustin Pedroia was among Youkilis' Red Sox teammates who were happy to see him back. He said that and more after the game on Red Sox Clubhouse Uncut.
With the rash of injuries in the Red Sox outfield, the Sox continue to dip into the Pawtucket Red Sox outfield. This time, it is veteran Scott Podsednik.
...the Red Sox need some outfield help.
And according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, it will be coming in the form of Scott Podsednik.
The 36-year-old outfielder is hitting .323 in nine games with Pawtucket this...
The Phils’ winning streak ends at six wins in a row as they get beaten by the BoSox’s offense for two straight games, losing by the scores of 7-5 and 5-1.
In Saturday’s game, the Red Sox took the lead in the first as Mike Aviles started the game off with a lead-off home run, his seventh home run of the season, giving the Red Sox’s a 1-0 lead. The Red Sox added to their lead...
Boston Red Sox (20-21)
Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (4-2, 7.77)
Baltimore Orioles (27-15)
Pitching: RHP Tommy Hunter (2-2, 4.78)
Times are good for Ortiz, Saltalamacchia and the Boston Red Sox
These are the kind of series wins that good teams get done.
Going on the road against a Philadelphia team that is always a tough out at home, the Boston Red Sox came into Citizens Bank Park and won 2 of 3 games to move 5 back of the Tampa Bay Rays for second place and 7 games back of the Baltimore Orioles for the division...