28 Of Remaining 43 Red Sox Games Against The AL East

Fully 65.1% of Boston's 43 remaining regular season games will be against their AL East rivals. We could have re-calculated the percentage, taking out tonight's game against the Cardinals—but that would have come out to 66.6% (not exactly the best number combination you could ask for). Of those key 28 contests, 7 are with The Bronx Embalmers, 6 against the Rays, 9 against the Jays...
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The Strange Case Of 'The Mookie Betts Strikeout Spree'

(Getty Images)We were getting used to it: "Mookie Betts is the toughest guy to strike out in MLB", all the analysts would tell us. And—up until about a month ago—that was pretty much true throughout Mookie's career. Then, something happened. Mookie began flailing at sliders out of the strike zone and whiffing on high fastballs. Just last night, he struck out two more times. Check...
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'Impossible Dream' team to be honored tonight

Boston is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the "Impossible Dream" Red Sox team that won the 1967 American League pennant with ceremonies set to take place prior to tonight's 7:10 p.m. ET contest vs. the Cardinals at Fenway Park.
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Benintendi Hopeful To Start On Wednesday Despite Knee

Andrew Benintendi left Tuesday's 10-4 over the Cardinals after being hit on the left knee by a pitch in the big, 8-run fifth inning. He remained in the game, but was lifted in the top of the sixth with Boston up 9-0. Multiple sources are reporting that manager John Farrell is "hopeful" that the 23-year-old left-fielder can play on Wednesday night. 'Benny Ballgame' is hitting .419 so far in August.
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Boarding the Workman Bandwagon

It’s hard to get a good feel for if the Red Sox bullpen, outside of Craig Kimbrel, is good or not. Matt Barnes has been reliable at home (1.44 FIP, 0.90 WHIP, 33.9 strikeout rate in 29 innings pitched) and anything but on the road (4.69 FIP, 1.37 WHIP, 21.7 strikeout rate in 27 innings pitched). Joe Kelly throws 102 miles an hour and can’t strike anyone out. Robbie Scott has...
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Red Sox analyst Steve Lyons has domestic violence charges dismissed

NESN Red Sox analyst Steve Lyons, who had been taken off the air due to the case, said he expects to return to the network.                

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. 
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Red Sox turn triple play, rout Cards

A triple play, an eight-run rally and a strong pitching performance by Rick Porcello made for a satisfying Tuesday night for the Fenway faithful, as the Red Sox rolled to a 10-4 victory over the the Cardinals in the opener of a two-game series between two of the game's most historic franchises.
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Recap - Red Sox Pound Cardinals

Jim MonaghanContent CoordinatorTwo double plays, a triple play, eight hits in an eight-run inning, and seven strong innings from starting pitcher Rick Porcello resulted in a 10-4 Red Sox win over the Cardinals at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.Photo courtesy of the Boston Red SoxRafael Devers started the Boston scoring with a single to drive in Andrew Benintendi in the bottom of...
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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...
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Red Sox turn 5-4-3 triple play vs. Cards

The Red Sox provided a thrill in the top of the fourth inning on Tuesday night at Fenway Park by turning a 5-4-3 triple play against the Cardinals.
17 hours ago

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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An 8 Run Inning Blew it Open for the Red Sox in this 10-4 Win

It was a slugfest at Fenway tonight. Most of the offensive outburst came in the 5th inning when the Red Sox managed to put 8 runs on the board on their way to a 10-4 victory. Rick Porcello got the win going 7 innings and giving up 3 earned runs.…
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WATCH: #149: Trenni Kusnierek From CSNNE Joins The Show | Does Farrell Trust Reed? | Sandoval Wrote to...

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 Sox Nation!  
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Red Seat, Episode 48: Turning Point!

Welcome to The Red Seat, BP Boston’s weekly podcast discussing all things Boston Red Sox. Hosted by Jake Devereaux and featuring a rotating panel of BP Boston guests, The Red Seat will dive into current events, life in the AL East, prospects down on the farm and much more. Additionally, this podcast will tap into the knowledge of industry professionals as we attempt to bring you...
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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...
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7 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...
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Rafael Devers tells funny story about eating in America

Rafael Devers is becoming even hotter than sliced bread in Boston, but at the end of the day, he’s still just a 20-year-old kid growing up in a new country.In a translated interview with Marly Rivera of ESPN that ran on Saturday, the Red Sox rookie phenom told a funny story about eating here in America, one involving the golden arches as well as his own cooking skills (or lack...
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Pablo Sandoval cheered in return to Giants lineup (Video)

Pablo Sandoval made his return to the Giants lineup and was greeted warmly when introduced at AT&T Park in San Francisco.Sandoval signed a minor league deal with the Giants after being released by the Red Sox last month. After playing 12 games in the minors, Sandoval was added to San Francisco’s 25-man roster on Saturday to replace Brandon Belt, who was placed on the seven...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price still dealing with elbow soreness

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price’s season continues to be hindered by issue after issue.Price, who missed the start of the season with elbow issues that have popped up again recently, has suffered another setback, reporting new soreness in the elbow on Friday. Price being categorized as day-to-day indicates that he and the Red Sox don’t think the setback is particularly serious...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photographer explains phenomenal Fenway photo

Boston Herald photographer Matt Stone admits his phone has been “going off like crazy” thanks to a brilliant photograph he snapped during the Boston Red Sox’s 9-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox Thursday.The photo, which has gone viral to no small measure, showcases fans seated atop Fenway Park’s Green Monster reacting to a home run ball hit in their vicinity in the first...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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