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About time. According to the Boston Globe, the Red Sox and Bobby Jenks are trying to reach an agreement on a buyout of Jenks’s contract.
The Red Sox and Jenks signed a 2 year, $12 million contract during the 2010 offseason and they’ve come to regret the deal mightily. In 2011, Jenks had an ERA of 6.32 and a WHIP of 2.23 in 15.2 innings of work before getting injured.
During Spring Training this year, Jenks was arrested for driving under the influence and fleeing the scene. He’s been a thief during his time with the Red Sox, and it’s good that we could be rid of him once and for all.
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Add another injury to the insult of another Red Sox [team stats] loss.
Josh Beckett [stats] won’t make his scheduled start tomorrow night at Wrigley Field because of right shoulder inflammation. According...
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...
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...
The Red Sox Announcer Booth
The Boston Red Sox are conducting very public tryouts for the open job of Fenway Park announcer: The ball park has had a different public address announcer for almost every home game since the untimely death last month of Carl Beane, the longtime voice of Fenway Park.
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Kevin Youkilis hasn't looked quite like himself at the plate this season. The three-time All Star is hitting a career-worst .212 and is stuck in the middle of a 14-for-68 slump since returning from injury. The Red Sox bats have been just as quiet recently, as the likes of Dustin Pedroia and Adrian Gonzalez are also trying to work their way out of slumps. Youkilis had some interesting...
On Tuesday night in Miami, Clay Buchholz had one of his best performances in recent memory, posting his highest single-game strikeout total (nine) since April of 2010 (when he struck out 10 at home against Texas) and second-lowest single-game xFIP (2.77) in over a year (box).
It’s probably not controversial to suggest that Buchholz has been somewhat mercurial in his brief-ish major...
Felix Doubront shut down the Marlins through the first few innings against the Marlins, but can he keep it up? He's looked really good, but unfortunately his number so far this year are signaling that he could be about to get into some trouble. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette explains the video above. Join NESN Nation: In-game home page | Twitter | Facebook
The Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs open a three-game series in Chicago this weekend, and with that, comes the predictable references to Theo Epstein's time in Boston. The current Cubs president of baseball operations and former Red Sox general manager made a point to improve the farm system upon taking the Red Sox job a decade ago, and he's now trying to do the same in Chicago...
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 television...
MIAMI -- Felix Doubront followed his worst start of the season with his best. Doubront pitched seven strong innings, David Ortiz homered and drove in three runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Miami Marlins 10-2 Wednesday. Doubront (7-3) took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before Jose Reyes homered to left with two outs. "Reyes made me look to the scoreboard, that...
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...
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
After taking a 2-1 win last night, the Boston Red Sox look to take the series tonight in the finale of a three-game set with the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park in the little Havana section of Miami.
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 Marlins television market, you can catch the game...