BC needs to get in front of the Yawkey controversy

The Red Sox are requesting the city of Boston change the street outside Fenway from "Yawkey Way" due to the owner's racist past. I don't care how you feel about the move. I don't care about Tom Yawkey or current owner Sox owner John Henry. You can question the timing of Henry's request, but who cares if it is sincere, grandstanding or just out of fear. My concern in all of this is...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
55 minutes ago

Red Sox to unveil Tony C. display at Fenway

The Red Sox will unveil a display Friday at Fenway Park honoring former outfielder Tony Conigliaro. The display, which will be revealed 50 years after the tragic facial injury that cut short Conigliaro's prodigious career, will feature photos and memorabilia from his playing career in Boston.
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Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry thinks it’s time to make a change around Fenway Park.Henry wants to lead an effort to get the city of Boston to rename Yawkey Way, the street that sits behind the Green Monster at Fenway Park.Yawkey Way is named after former Sox owner, Tom Yawkey, who owned the team from 1933-1976. Under Yawkey, the Red Sox were the last team to integrate, waiting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox owner John Henry, citing racist past, wants to change name of Yawkey Way

The Red Sox were the last major league team to integrate, and current owner John Henry would like to distance the club from that past.                

POLL: Should The Red Sox Re-Name Yawkey Way?

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Via FenwayNation
6 hours ago

A Red Sox Fan Feels This Yankee Fan's Pain...Sort Of

Jim MonaghanContent CoordinatorNo doubt you've seen the video by now.Yankee fan Joe Solano was there in Yankee Stadium Sunday night feeling pretty good.Red Sox starter Chris Sale had pitched extremely well but he was out of the game and New York had a 2-1 lead with one out in the top of the ninth. Closer Aroldis Chapman had struck out Hanley Ramirez on three straight pitches...
Via RedSoxLife
6 hours ago

How Sale found a new gear for historic season

Chris Sale is obviously having a great year, but he's always been great. How did he manage to take yet another leap forward? It's a combination of improvement on his end plus some favorable support from his new team.
8 hours ago

Red Sox Designate Noe Ramirez For Assignment

The Red Sox announced on Thursday that they’ve designated right-handed reliever Noe Ramirez for assignment. Ramirez’s roster spot will go to lefty Roenis Elias, who has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Ramirez, 27, totaled 4 2/3 innings in two appearances with Boston this season and has posted a combined 4.99 ERA in 30 2/3 frames...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
9 hours ago

Sox Hope Saturday Boston Common Rally Skirts Fenway

A Saturday rally on Boston Common—planned by some of the same groups that participated in the Charlottesville, Virginia march last week—is raising extra security concerns for the Red Sox. The team will be hosting the Yankees on Saturday night—while the "free speech" rally will take place about a dozen blocks away between Noon and 2PM. In an email, Red Sox President Sam Kennedy...
Via FenwayNation
9 hours ago

Photog snaps great pic of first pitch that drilled him in groin

Photographer Tony Capobianco became an arguably unwilling Internet sensation Wednesday night when he painfully became part of the story he was covering at Fenway Park.Capobianco, a photographer for the Andover (Mass.) Eagle-Tribune, was standing off behind home plate to capture the moment cancer survivor Jordan Leandre threw the ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox hosted the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Recap - Bogaerts, Betts Key Late Red Sox Rally

Jim MonaghanContent CoordinatorXander Bogaerts homered and Mookie Betts drove in a pair of runs with a Wall Ball double in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Red Sox rallied for a 5-4 win over the Cardinals at Fenway Park Wednesday night.Photo courtesy of the Boston Red SoxTrailing 4-2, the X Man led off the ninth with a towering home run to left. Mitch Moreland and Jackie...
Via RedSoxLife
14 hours ago

Signed Carlton Fisk jersey stolen from bar

Dumb question, but we’ve all been to that sports bar that has framed jerseys on the walls, right? Well…the Salt hill Pub was one of those places.Until recently.You see, up until a couple of weeks ago, the Hanover, New Hampshire, pub had a framed Carlton Fisk Boston Red Sox jersey on display, but, well…you guessed it. The jersey, roughly 2½ by 3 feet in size, hung about six...
Via Hall of Very Good
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox fan sends funny tweets after botching first pitch

Boston Red Sox fan Jordan Leandre sent some really funny tweets after his botched ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday’s Red Sox-Cardinals game went viral.Leandre, a Ewing’s sarcoma survivor who sang the national anthem and ran the bases around Fenway Park as a kid, threw out the first pitch while surrounded by the 1967 Red Sox. He sailed his pitch over his catcher, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox fan drills cameraman in groin throwing out first pitch of game

The Red Sox raised money for the Jimmy Fund on Wednesday night, and that entailed a Jimmy Fund Clinic patient getting the honor of throwing out the first pitch before the team’s game against the Cardinals.It was for a great cause, but unfortunately, the fan’s throw sailed high and drilled an unsuspecting cameraman right in the groin. Here’s the cameraman’s view of the ball...
Via The Sports Daily
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WATCH: Man takes first pitch to the jewels prior to Red Sox game

Throughout his life, Jordan Leandre has provided many heartwarming moments at Fenway Park. On Wednesday, with the Boston Red Sox were honoring the 50th anniversary of their 1967 American League pennant winning team, Leandre provided a funny moment. Well, it was funny for all but one person.Leandre was throwing out the first pitch to Mike Andrews, that team’s second baseman. The...
Via Sportsnaut
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WATCH: Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals | Eduardo Rodriguez | David Price

The Red Sox look for their 4th win of the season against the National League's St. Louis Cardinals tonight, with Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound. While all is going well for the team on the field, David Price has another setback rehabbing his elbow.
Via YouTube
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WATCH: An 8 Run Inning Blew it Open for the Boston Red Sox in a 10-4 Win

The offense was alive tonight for the Red Sox. Every starter for Boston had a hit and 7 different players drove in at least a run. In addition, Rick Porcello bounced back going 7 innings and only allowing 3 earned runs. With this victory, the Red Sox remain 4.5 games ahead of the Yankees in the AL East. 
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trenni Kusnierek From CSNNE: Does FARRELL Trust Reed?

Trenni Kusnierek From CSNNE Joins The Show | Does Farrell Trust Reed? This week Trenni Kusnierek From CSNNE Joins The Show! She breaks down what has been so good for the Sox as of late, her take on Sandoval, if John Farrell can be trusted and so much more! Once we part ways the three usual suspects recap the great week that was and the youth movement that has taken over Red...
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 8/15: Stanton's power surge has no end in sight

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Stanton to hit a couple dozen more dingers this season. Happy birthday today to Oliver Perez, Gary Kubiak and Martin Biron. On this day in 2014 Mo'ne Davis became the first female player to throw a complete...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'For Sale this fall: All of the awards' quiz

When we last checked in with Red Sox ace Chris Sale, he was mowing down opposing batters at a nearly unprecedented pace. In the three months since, Sale has actually gotten better, so much so that he might not just win the AL Cy Young Award, but the AL MVP as well. When Chris Sale scales the mound Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, consider his sheer dominance over the game every fifth...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez Leading the Way for the Boston Red Sox

On July 26th, just five days before the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline, the Boston Red Sox acquired San Francisco Giants infielder Eduardo Nunez. It was hardly the big trade that many fans were hoping for, as Nunez was considered a secondary target behind the likes of Todd Frazier and Mike Moustakas. Since being acquired by the Red Sox, Nunez has been nothing short of incredible...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees SP Jordan Montgomery hit in head with ball during batting practice

In a moment that can only be described as an incredible stroke of bad luck, an errant ball struck the head New York Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery during batting practice on Saturday. Montgomery was recently recalled to take the place of C.C. Sabathia, who was placed on the disabled list on Friday.Rosenthal later noted that, according to the team, Montgomery had a positive prognosis...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: the Cy Young award is Chris Sale’s to lose

The Boston Red Sox are beginning to get into the grove as they begin the last third of the season. With these last few weeks of the regular season left, it will be important for all 25 guys on the roster to continue to contribute like they have been all season. Their biggest contribution has come from their newest starting pitcher, Chris Sale. The Red Sox have been on a tear as of...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

These Chris Sale offspeed pitch videos show why he’s unhittable

The Red Sox — as a team — may have been a bit disappointing during stretches this season, but their biggest offseason acquisition has been anything but. Chris Sale, who the Sox traded some of their best young players for, has proved to be a great return on their investment. Sale will make $12 million this season, and boasts a 3-4 record with 2.70 ERA. He’s a strong candidate...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Spotlight: Drew Pomeranz

One of the strongest parts of this 2017 Boston Red Sox team heading into the season on paper was the starting pitching. After trading for Chris Sale, that meant the Red Sox had arguably three aces on their team, Sale, the reigning Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello, and former Cy Young and the 30 million dollar man, David Price. Eduardo Rodriguez, a young talent would be the fourth...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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