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Koji Uehara Among Four Boston Red Sox Players That Declare for Free Agency
October 30th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
The conclusion of the World Series last night officially started the clock on the countdown to free agency. As of today, 121 players around the majors have declared for free agency, including four players from the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Those players are headlined by Koji Uehara. The 39-year old closer may...

Rusney Castillo Named to Arizona Fall League All-Star Game
October 27th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide this Saturday in the Fall Stars game: the annual All-Star game for the Arizona Fall League. The game will be highlighted by 14 of the top 100 prospects on MLB.com's Prospect Watch list, along with two players from the Boston Red...

Boston Red Sox Have Three Players Nominated for Gold Glove Awards
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:01 PM
The Boston Red Sox were a mess offensively this season, but they did some good work with their gloves. Three Red Sox players have been nominated as finalists for the Rawlings American League Gold Glove award, which recognizes the best defensive player at each position. ***PHOTO1*** Dustin Pedroia is nominated at second...

Boston Red Sox Hire Chili Davis to Be Their New Hitting Coach
October 20th, 2014 at 10:15 AM
Improving an offense that dropped from being the best in the majors all the way down to 18th will be a priority for the Boston Red Sox this off-season, and they'll be bringing in a new hitting coach to help them do it. Sources have revealed to several media outlets...

Former Red Sox Pitcher Josh Beckett Plans to Retire
October 10th, 2014 at 2:25 PM
Josh Beckett is calling it a career. After the Los Angeles Dodgers were knocked out of the postseason this week, Beckett told MLB.com his intention to retire after 14 seasons in the majors. ***PHOTO1*** Beckett was having a successful season with the Dodgers, posting a 2.88 ERA through 20 starts, but his...

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...

Boston Red Sox Honor Derek Jeter in Season Finale
September 29th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
Respect. That's the word that first comes to mind when you think of Derek Jeter and that's exactly what the Boston Red Sox showed their longtime rival as he closed the book on a Hall of Fame career. Prior to yesterday's season finale, the Red Sox held a ceremony honoring...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Sunday Preview
September 28th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
The Boston Red Sox (71-90) take on the New York Yankees (83-78) in the final game of the 2014 season. The teams have split the series so far heading into this afternoons' rubber match. ***PHOTO1*** Boston roughed up Masahiro Tanaka for 7 runs, knocking the Yankees ace out in the second inning....

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Saturday Preview
September 27th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
The Boston Red Sox (70-90) meet the New York Yankees in the middle game of their three game series. The Yankees B Squad won the opener while the majority of their regular starters watched from the bench. Not many teams can say they have six former All-Stars on their bench....

Boston Red Sox Announce 2014 Minor League Awards
September 27th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
The Boston Red Sox announced that Mookie Betts has been named their Minor League Offensive Player of the Year. Betts tore through the minor leagues this season, hitting a combined .346 through stops in Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket. He added 30 doubles, 5 triples, 11 home runs, 65 RBI...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Friday Preview
September 26th, 2014 at 3:51 PM
The Boston Red Sox (70-89) open their final series of the season against the New York Yankees (82-77). It's rare to see these two rivals in a late season matchup without playoff implications on the line. The Red Sox and Yankees haven't both missed the postseason since 1993 and the...

Boston Red Sox Vs Tampa Bay Rays Thursday Preview
September 25th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
The Boston Red Sox (69-89) play the Tampa Bay Rays (76-82) for the last time this season. The teams have split the series so far after Boston trounced the Rays last night, but Tampa Bay still leads the season series 10-8 heading into their final meeting. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony Ranaudo earned his first...

Boston Red Sox Vs Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday Preview
September 24th, 2014 at 4:40 PM
The Boston Red Sox (68-89) take on the Tampa Bay Rays (76-81) in the middle game of their three game series. ***PHOTO1*** Clay Buchholz appeared to be cruising along to another dominant outing against a Rays team he has owned in the past, until the wheels fell off in the 8th inning....

Boston Red Sox Vs Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday Preview
September 23rd, 2014 at 4:40 PM
The Boston Red Sox (68-88) begin their final homestand of the season when they host the Tampa Bay Rays (75-81). With only 6 games left in the season, Boston will be unable to catch the Rays no matter what happens in this series. They have already assured themselves of a...

Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Sunday Preview
September 21st, 2014 at 12:10 PM
The Boston Red Sox (67-88) meet the Baltimore Orioles (93-61) in the rubber game of their weekend series. This marks Boston's final road game of the season, with the team entering with a 36-44 record on the road. ***PHOTO1*** David Ortiz got Boston out to an early lead with a two-run homer...

Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Friday Preview
September 19th, 2014 at 4:53 PM
The Boston Red Sox (66-87) begin a series with the Baltimore Orioles (92-60) to complete their final road trip of the season. Boston is 6-10 this season against the division leading Orioles, who swept them at Fenway Park when they last met just over a week ago. ***PHOTO1*** Since they last met,...

Boston Red Sox Vs Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday Preview
September 18th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The Boston Red Sox (66-86) wrap up their three game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (81-70), looking to avoid a sweep. Boston has been outscored 13-1 so far in this series, living up to their status as the lowest scoring team in the AL. ***PHOTO1*** Clay Buchholz was bounced after only four...

Boston Red Sox Vs Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday Preview
September 17th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
The Boston Red Sox (66-85) continue their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (80-70), after getting shut out in last night's series opener. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony Ranaudo continues to be plagued by the long ball, giving up a pair of homers to account for all three runs he surrendered. He's now given up 10...

Bryan Cranston’s One-Man Show Promotes the MLB Postseason for TBS
September 17th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
You know him best for his performance as Walter White on the critically acclaimed hit show Breaking Bad, but Bryan Cranston can now be found helping TBS promote this year's MLB postseason. ***VIDEO1*** Cranston's one-man show imitates several infamous moments in MLB postseason history, including Carlton Fisk waving the ball fair on...

Boston Red Sox Vs Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday Preview
September 16th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
The Boston Red Sox (66-84) continue their road trip with a visit to the Pittsburgh Pirates (79-70). This will be the Red Sox first trip to PNC Park since 2011 and the team is 3-3 against the Pirates in this ball park. ***PHOTO1*** Pittsburgh is 3.5 games behind the NL Central leading...