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Rick Porcello Hits Disabled List With Arm Strain

The Red Sox placed struggling starting pitcher Rick Porcello on the 15-day disabled list today with a right triceps strain. Newly-acquired reliever Ryan Cook will take Porcello's spot on the roster. After inexplicably getting a huge contract extension at the start of the year, Porcello has been awful—going 5-11, with a 5.88 ERA. Cook will be in uniform (#46) and be available out...
Via FenwayNation
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Turns Corner For Boston Red Sox In Bout With Concussion

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox received some encouraging news regarding Mookie Betts. Betts, who was placed on the seven-day concussion list earlier this week, is in a “much-improved state” after a good day Saturday, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. “Mookie seemed to turn a corner yesterday,” Farrell said before...
Via NESN.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy: Larry Lucchino’s Work Ethic Like No One Else’s (Video)

Larry Lucchino announced Saturday that he’d be stepping down as Boston Red Sox president and CEO at the end of the season, and he likely already has a successor. COO Sam Kennedy joined the Red Sox with Lucchino in 2002 and has been working under him since then. Kennedy already has Lucchino’s endorsement to be promoted to team president and said he’s learned some very important...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Cook Excited To Join Red Sox: ‘I’ll Fit In Wherever They Need Me’

BOSTON — Ryan Cook was playing cards Friday in a Triple-A clubhouse in Nashville when he received a call from Oakland Athletics assistant general manager David Forst informing him he had been traded to the Red Sox just before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. Cook’s now ready for whatever. “I’m excited. I’m excited to get over here,” Cook said before...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Remy: Larry Lucchino Instrumental In Keeping Red Sox At Fenway (Video)

Believe it or not, there once was a time when people wanted the Boston Red Sox out of Fenway Park. But President and CEO Larry Lucchino played a big part in keeping the team in its iconic home. After Lucchino announced Saturday that he’d be stepping down from his position at the end of the season, NESN Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy reflected on Lucchino’s accomplishments during...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox exec Lucchino issues statement on stepping down

BOSTON (AP) Larry Lucchino, who is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox, says ''the end of the year is a good time for this change.'' Lucchino, 69, was part of the ownership group that purchased the Red Sox in 2002. Boston won the World Series two years later, and added two more titles in 2007 and 2013. ''As far back as 2004, the year of our first world championship...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

RHP Porcello goes on DL; newly acquired RHP Cook recalled

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have placed struggling right-hander Rick Porcello on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his right triceps. To fill his spot on the roster, Boston added newly acquired right-handed reliever Ryan Cook. Manager John Farrell said Sunday the Red Sox initially thought of just pushing Porcello's next outing back. ''We feel like it's a short-term thing...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Travis Shaw Homers Twice in Sox Win Over Rays!

The Red Sox came into the game rocking a 2 game winning streak and hoping for more.  The Sox had Joe Kelly on the mound who got completely rocked in his last start vs. Matt Moore for the Rays who is starting his climb back from Tommy John surgery.  The Sox offense got going early which was needed since Joe Kelly had some hiccups along the way.  The Sox bats were able to keep the...
Via Fenway West
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Lucchino Issues Statement On Stepping Down As Red Sox President/CEO

This embed is invalid" /> Larry Lucchino is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox. Lucchino, who turns 70 in September, has been with the Red Sox since the current ownership group purchased the club in February 2002. Boston has won three World Series in that stretch. Lucchino issued the following statement Sunday: “As far back as 2004, the...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Place Rick Porcello On DL With Triceps Soreness/Inflammation

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello’s season just went from bad to worse. The Red Sox placed Porcello on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Porcello is dealing with right triceps soreness/inflammation that developed after his last start Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, according...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Lucchino to Step Down As Red Sox CEO

Thanks to The Boston Herald (the lone newspaper in town not in the hip pocket of John Henry) we learn that Larry Lucchino will leave his post as President and CEO of the Red Sox at the end of this year. Lucchino's tenure has been a stormy and—at times—controversial one. He was widely perceived to be the Darth Vader to Theo Epstein's Luke Skywalker—an edgy relationship that...
Via FenwayNation
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Sits Third Straight Game As Red Sox Look To Sweep Rays

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The Boston Red Sox didn’t change their lineup one bit Sunday after the offense exploded for 11 runs in an 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. A win Sunday would give the Red Sox their third sweep of the season and their first against an American League East opponent. However, Sunday’s lineup means third baseman Pablo Sandoval will...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ‘End Of Summer Family Packs’ On Sale, Include Duck Boat Rides

If you’re looking to send summer out with a bang before the kids head back to school, look no further than the Boston Red Sox’s “End of Summer Family Packs.” For the Red Sox’s home stretch from Aug. 17 to 23, the team is offering packages that include game tickets, free parking at the Prudential Center Garage, a free Duck Tour ride from the garage to Fenway Park, activity...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Trade Deadline Piques Curiosity, But Strategy Understandable

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — This isn’t a video game or fantasy baseball. We’re not dealing with trading cards (they still exist, right?) or POGs (remember those?). The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is a nice time to take stock of the league, including one’s own organization, but such due diligence doesn’t always lead to significant...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino to Step Down

After 13 years and three World Series championships, Larry Lucchino has announced that he will be stepping down from his role as CEO of the Boston Red Sox by the end of 2015 according to Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe. Lucchino will be replaced by COO Sam Kennedy, but unlike his predecessor, Kennedy will not have a say in the team’s baseball operations according to Steve Buckley...
Via Baseball Essential
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Xander Bogaerts Gearing Up For Power Surge With Boston?

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — While it might be too little, too late, even with 57 games remaining, the Red Sox have looked like a good baseball team dating back to Thursday night. The Red Sox extended their winning streak to three games Saturday with an 11-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Boston’s offense produced 16 hits, continuing...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Fan Struggles With Poncho During Boston’s Win Vs. Rays (Video)

The struggle was real for a Boston Red Sox fan and his poncho Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. History has shown us ponchos are tricky contraptions that are not meant to be taken lightly. But as the weather took a turn for the worse during Boston’s 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, one Red Sox fan forgot that important lesson. The fan’s epic struggle provided Red Sox...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox fan struggling to put on poncho sums up Boston's season

Things haven't been looking so hot for the Boston Red Sox this season. They've struggled most of the time, giving hope with a winning streak or two, thinking they've got it figured out, only to struggle more. Sort of like this guy at Fenway Park putting on his poncho: The announcers seem be highly entertained by this and how could you not? It's strangely, oddly fascinating. And hilarious...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

What do the Boston Red Sox do with their rotation in 2016?

The trade deadline has come and go for the 2015 season, and we saw the Boston Red Sox make one move at the deadline, and that was acquiring right-handed reliever Ryan Cook from the Oakland Athletics. The Red Sox are so far out of contention for even a Wild Card spot, we are already speculating what they are gonna do with their rotation in 2016. Currently Boston is 47-58 in the American...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Travis Shaw’s Presence With Boston Red Sox Has John Farrell Feeling Old

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Cheer up, John. You’re not that old. Travis Shaw powered the Red Sox to an 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Fenway Park. Boston manager John Farrell was asked after the victory whether he sees any similarities personality-wise between Shaw and the 25-year-old’s father, Jeff Shaw, with whom the skipper played...
Via NESN.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Travis Shaw Gives Red Sox Something To Think About With Monster Effort

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Travis Shaw might as well hold up a sign that says, “Hey guys, look at me.” Shaw, recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket before Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, showed up to Fenway Park not knowing whether he’d be in the Boston Red Sox’s starting lineup. The 25-year-old left knowing he made the most of his opportunity...
Via NESN.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Trade Hanley, Trade Sandoval, Just Blow Up The Team!

Well, the trade deadline has arrived, and the less-than-satisfying Red Sox have kept quiet. Boston sits at the bottom of the AL East–and the entire AL– and at this point they have accepted defeat. The 2015 play-offs are out of the picture, and the team is ready to move on and think about next season. A turnaround in 2016 is more than possible, and, quite frankly, it is “more...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucchino leaving role as Red Sox president, CEO

Lucchino leaving role as Red Sox president, CEO
Via Philly Sports Live
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox President Lucchino Likely Moving On

It looks as though the Red Sox front office is about to endure a shakeup, as President Larry Lucchino will be replaced by season's end per Michael Silverman and Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald.
Via CLNS Radio
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucchino stepping down as Red Sox president and CEO

  Larry Lucchino is stepping down this year at the Boston Red Sox's president and CEO. Team spokesman Kevin Gregg says in an email that Lucchino hopes to remain with the club in some capacity. Gregg also says Sam Kennedy, the executive vice president and COO of the Red Sox, is Lucchino's choice to take over as president. The Boston Herald first reported the move. Lucchino, who turns...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss
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