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The Red Sox have stolen 63 bases so far in the 2013 season. Jacoby Ellsbury has stolen 32 of those.
The outfielder’s hot bat and even hotter feet have set the table for the Sox’ offense and allowed David Ortiz and Mike Napoli to drive in runs. Stolen bases are an underrated part of the Sox’ success, and Ellsbury will do well to continue his fearless baserunning in the second half of the season.
NESN Nation’s Alison Smith talks about what makes Ellsbury so impressive in the video above.
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(Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images) BOSTON-- According to a Tweet from the Boston Red Sox, Red Sox infielder Jose Iglesias has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for June. The team tweeted out the following earlier today. #RedSox INF Jose Iglesias named AL Rookie of the Month for June. Iggy batted .395 with 17 runs & 11 multi-hit games in month. He played in...
Stephen Drew will miss his third straight game tonight as he is again out of the lineup due to a hamstring injury. Jose Iglesias will start at shortstop and Brandon Snyder will play third. Iglesias has yet to wilt under the bright spotlight of more playing time—and is still above the "Ted Williams Line"—hitting .409 going into tonight's action. David Ortiz is back...
MVP Again?National baseball writer for FOX Sports Jon Paul Morosi declared today that Dustin Pedroia is his first-half AL MVP. It's always nice to see Boston players get national recognition—especially at the expense of a Pinstriped Poser. Robinson Cano currently leads Pedroia is All-Star Game balloting—but Morosi's view places him as not only inferior to Pedey at second...
Sitting 16 games over .500, the Boston Red Sox are receiving significant contributions from players all over their roster, which has translated into early-season success.
Between the stellar starting pitching, timely hitting, and sharp defense, the Red Sox seem to be playing great team baseball heading into the All-Star break. WEEI’s Mike Salk and Rob Bradford debated on NESN...
Before suiting up against the Padres on Tuesday, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia took a little detour.
Pedroia stopped by Dana-Farber’s David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic, where he spent time hanging out, signing autographs and playing some Wii with a number of young Jimmy Fund patients.
“You have a responsibility to come here. All of our guys do,” Pedroia...
The Red Sox find themselves in first place with the All-Star break fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean they will be passive at the trade deadline.
The bullpen is one area where Boston may look for some help due to recent struggles in the closer position. An additional position player, as well as another starter now that Clay Buchholz‘s injury continues to linger, could also...
The buzz is back at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox have an American League-leading 51-34 record so far this season, and the team is showing no signs of slowing. Their momentum is due, in part, to the depth on the Sox roster. There have been peaks and valleys, but it’s been hard to pinpoint one player on the roster who has single-handedly carried the team.
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It seems interleague play in Major League Baseball hasn’t run its course yet.
Fans still tune in to see the unique matchups that interleague play offers, even after 16 years. Interleague play was first introduced in 1997, and it gives both players and fans alike to see World Series-style matchups from their favorite teams — even those that may struggle to get to the grand finale...
Pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes homered leading off the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the suddenly offensively challenged San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Mike Carp had two hits and scored a run for Boston, which is 7-1 on its nine-game homestand that concludes Thursday against the Padres.
Carlos Quentin went 3 for 4 with a double and two singles for the...
After uncertainty surrounding Clay Buccholz's recovery and estimated timetable for return, clarity may be coming. Buccholz, who is recovering from right shoulder bursitis, has had trouble getting over the rehab hump, but now he is feeling better. Buccholz may be returning after just one rehab start.
Evan Drelich of MassLive.com says Buccholz threw from 100 feet on flat...
Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley has his own form of baseball vernacular. Words like "high cheese", "electric gas", "hair" and "iron" all seem to make their way into an Eck conversation. But it was in 1993 that Eckersley coined a phrase that is universally used across baseball now: the walk-off.
Does it seem like...
College football is demanding on 18-22 year olds, especially at the division one level and even moreso at the BCS level. However, despite being the starting quarterback at one of the best programs in the country, Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has decided to sign with the Boston Red Sox.
Though not unheard of, Driskel will be taking a chance in stunting his football development...
The Red Sox won their seventh walkoff win in 2013 on June 30 against the Blue Jays (Julian Benbow/Globe photo)
On Sunday at Fenway Park, the Red Sox took advantage of an error to cap a 5-4 walkoff win over the Blue Jays and record their American League-leading 50th win of the season.
When Shane Victorino ripped a ground ball that bounced...
8 a.m. ET: John Lackey has been pitching just fine this season without cupcake opponents, but it still must be nice to get two straight starts against the middling National League West.
Lackey takes the ball for the Red Sox (50-34) on Tuesday night after putting up some career numbers his last time out at Fenway Park. In his last start, on Wednesday, he went seven innings and struck...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Tuesday, July 2 @ 7:10 PM
Robbie Erlin, LHP (1-0, 3.60) vs John Lackey, RHP (5-5, 2.99)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Wednesday, July 3 @ 7:10 PM
Edinson Volquez, RHP (6-6, 5.50) vs Jon Lester, LHP (8-4, 4.61)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday...