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Boston Red Sox Report Card: Clay Buchholz
October 5th, 2014 at 11:50 AM
During the off-season we'll be taking a look back at key members of the Boston Red Sox roster to grade their performance from the 2014 season. Clay Buchholz Grade: D- ***PHOTO1*** This season was a nightmare for Buchholz. He finished with a losing record (8-11) for the first time since 2008, while posting an...

Clay Buchholz Has Successful Knee Surgery
September 30th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz had successful meniscus surgery on his right knee this morning and is expected to make a full recovery. The procedure was performed by Dr. Peter Asnis at Massachusetts General Hospital. ***PHOTO1*** General Manager Ben Cherington told reporters on Monday that Buchholz has dealt with the...

How MLB Can Speed up the Pace of the Game
September 22nd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
A pair of representatives in the Red Sox organization - chairman Tom Werner and partner Michael Gordon - were recently named to MLB's new "Pace of Game" committee, which aims to find ways to shorten the time it takes to complete a typical baseball game. It's an issue that MLB...

Joe Kelly Aims to Become an Ace
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
There are plenty of questions regarding their pitching rotation that the Boston Red Sox will need to answer heading into the 2015 season, not the least of which is who will be the ace to anchor the staff. Joe Kelly would like to be considered in the mix for that...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Xander Bogaerts Hot, Mike Napoli Cold
September 15th, 2014 at 4:31 PM
After getting swept at home by the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Red Sox began their final road trip of the season by taking three of four from the Kansas City Royals to knock them out of the top spot in the AL Central. Boston trails the Tampa Bay Rays by...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: David Ortiz Hot, Koji Uehara Cold
August 25th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
The Boston Red Sox dropped every game this past week and are currently sliding through an 8-game losing streak. Only 4 other teams in the majors have a worse winning percentage (.431) this season. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some guys that have been hot and cold this week. On Fire David Ortiz Past 7 Days: .647/.769/.1.118,...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Daniel Nava Hot, Will Middlebrooks Cold
August 18th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
The Boston Red Sox went 4-2 over the past week after a strong finish to their road trip and a four game split with the Houston Astros back at Fenway over the weekend. However, their run differential for the week was only +1 following a blowout loss on Sunday. Boston...

Pedro Martinez is the Greatest Boston Red Sox Pitcher Ever
August 15th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
When Pedro Martinez was among the four legends to be inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame yesterday, it allowed fans a chance to look back and reflect on the marvelous career he had with this franchise. Red Sox history is overflowing with talented players, but none of...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Yoenis Cespedes Hot, Brandon Workman Cold
August 11th, 2014 at 5:25 PM
The Boston Red Sox are coming off a series win against the Los Angeles Angels, giving them their first series victory since sweeping the Kansas City Royals coming out of the All-Star break last month. So if you're looking for a silver lining, that's two series victories in the past...

Top 5 Reasons to Keep Watching the 2014 Boston Red Sox
August 5th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
What's the point of continuing to watch the Boston Red Sox? The 2014 season has gone in the tank, with the team toiling in the basement of the AL East, hopelessly out of playoff contention. Nearly the entire starting rotation has been jettisoned and the roster is littered with new...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice:Dustin Pedroia Hot, Clay Buchholz Cold
August 4th, 2014 at 2:44 PM
With all the roster moves that the Boston Red Sox made around the trade deadline last week, the roster is now swarmed with new faces that haven't been with the team long enough to be considered for this column yet. You can't exactly be disappointed with the early returns from...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: David Ortiz Hot, Brock Holt Cold
July 28th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
The Boston Red Sox came storming out of the All-Star break with 4 straight wins that saw the offense start to pick up some steam, only to tailspin into a 5-game losing streak that reversed those accomplishments. With the trade deadline approaching this week, the Red Sox will be looking...

Boston Red Sox Trade Jake Peavy to San Francisco Giants
July 26th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
The writing was on the wall weeks ago, but it's now finally official. Less than a year after being dealt to Boston, Jake Peavy is on the move again. League sources informed CBS Sports' Jon Heyman that the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal that will send Peavy...

Boston Red Sox Halt Contract Talks with Jon Lester
July 24th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
The Boston Red Sox have decided to put off contract negotiations with ace pitcher Jon Lester until after the season, according to an email sent by principal owner John Henry to the Boston Herald. While Lester has been vocal about his desire to remain in Boston, he has also made...

Should the Boston Red Sox Trade for Cole Hamels?
July 17th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The Boston Red Sox come out of the break tied for last in the AL East, 9.5 games back in the division and 8 games out of a playoff spot. That would indicate the team should be selling at the trade deadline, which is quickly approaching at the end of...

Boston Red Sox Top 10 Moments from the First Half
July 15th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
Despite the fact that the Boston Red Sox played their 81st game two weeks ago, the All-Star break is considered to be the unofficial mid-point of the season. With the team off until Friday, let's use this time off to look back at the top moments from the season so far. ***PHOTO1*** Opening...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Brock Holt Hot, Koji Uehara Cold
July 14th, 2014 at 2:53 PM
The Boston Red Sox head into the All-Star break tied for last in the AL East, but wins in 4 of their last 5 games has the team on a bit of a roll. Hopefully a few days off doesn't halt their momentum and instead helps vault them toward a...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Jackie Bradley Hot, Xander Bogaerts Cold
July 8th, 2014 at 1:07 PM
The Boston Red Sox have lost 3 straight games and 7 of their last 10 to fall to the bottom of the AL East and 10 games back of the division leading Baltimore Orioles. Times are tough in Red Sox Nation these days, but that doesn't mean we can't find...

Jon Lester Makes the All-Star Team
July 7th, 2014 at 10:56 AM
The rosters for this year's MLB All-Star game were announced last night, with Jon Lester being the only one to be selected from the Boston Red Sox. As the winning manager of last year's World Series, John Farrell had the honor of selecting the American League roster, but couldn't justify...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Mike Napoli Hot, Jake Peavy Cold
June 30th, 2014 at 1:55 PM
Is it too early to rave about Mookie Betts being on fire? The hyped prospect was promoted by the Boston Red Sox over the weekend and already Mookie Mania is running wild! He's only played one game so far, going 1 for 3 with a walk and a run scored in...