Category: ‘Players’

What are the Chances of the Red Sox Winning the World Series?
May 16th, 2017 at 3:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox finally broke the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ in 2004 to win the World Series for their first title since 1918 and have since claimed two more in 2007 and 2013. However, they have not returned to the end-of-season finale in the past three years and will have...

Christian Vazquez, Sandy Leon Give Red Sox MLB’s Best Offensive Catching Tandem Right Now
April 12th, 2017 at 10:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) â?? In baseball, there are early-season quirks, and then there are early-season quirks. And the Red Sox' catching tandem has itself a quirk â?? with a capital Q. It will end at some point, yes, but for now, Sandy Leon and Christian Vazquez are like some sort...

Making the Case for Mookie Betts as AL MVP
August 27th, 2016 at 1:12 PM
Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts is in the middle of his third season and has taken his team from worst in the American League East to tied for first as of Aug. 26. It was a common narrative throughout the league that Betts would likely break out in...

Mookie Betts Hits 2 HR’s on Wednesday Vs. Orioles, Five Homers in Last Two Games (Video)
June 2nd, 2016 at 11:50 AM
Over the last two games, Mookie Betts is doing his best Babe Ruth impression at the plate, as he's been virtually unstoppable for the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Going back to Tuesday night's game at Camden Yards, the Red Sox outfielder blasted three home runs in the 6-2 victory over the Baltimore...

Boston Red Sox RHP Carson Smith to Undergo Tommy John Surgery
May 24th, 2016 at 12:39 PM
Carson Smith had been slated for a key role in the Boston Red Sox bullpen, providing them a quality set-up man and strengthing the back end of their bullpen. Unfortunately, bad fortune had bitten both him and the Red Sox with the team announcing on Monday that he'll undergo season-ending...