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Boston Red Sox Call up Jackie Bradley, Option Steven Wright
April 28th, 2015 at 3:36 PM
The Boston Red Sox made another roster move on Tuesday, calling up outfielder Jackie Bradley, Jr. from Triple-A Pawtucket. Right-handed pitcher Steven Wright has been optioned back to clear room on the roster for Bradley. ***PHOTO1*** Wright joined the team on Monday to replace Heath Hembree, in what has been a revolving...

MLB Series Preview: Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays
April 27th, 2015 at 3:48 PM
The Boston Red Sox (10-9) return home to Fenway Park to take on the Toronto Blue Jays (9-10). ***PHOTO1*** Boston dropped two out of three in Baltimore over the weekend, including an 18-7 shellacking on Sunday. The 18 runs were a franchise record for the Orioles, surpassing their previous record of 17,...

Boston Red Sox Call up Heath Hembree, Send Down Matt Barnes
April 26th, 2015 at 11:59 AM
The Boston Red Sox called up right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree prior to Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles and optioned Matt Barnes back to Triple-A Pawtucket. ***PHOTO1*** Barnes joined the Red Sox for Saturday's game after Shane Victorino was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain. Barnes tossed...

David Ortiz Moves to No. 32 on All-time Career HR List
April 23rd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz blasted the 469th home run of his career last night to move ahead of Chipper Jones on Major League Baseball's all-time home run list. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz is off to a slow start at the plate this season, hitting only .208 through 14 games. The solo shot...

MLB Series Preview: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays
April 21st, 2015 at 3:29 PM
The Boston Red Sox (8-5) make their first trip of the season to The Trop to take on the Tampa Bay Rays (6-7). ***PHOTO1*** Boston split a four game series with the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park over Patriot's Day weekend. The Red Sox stormed back to even the series with a...

MLB Series Preview: Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles
April 17th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The Boston Red Sox (6-3) host the Baltimore Orioles (5-4) for a four-game weekend series that concludes with the annual Patriot's Day game on Monday morning. This will be Boston's first meeting of the year against the reigning AL East champions. ***PHOTO1*** Boston has won the first three series of the season...

MLB Series Preview: Boston Red Sox Vs Washington Nationals
April 13th, 2015 at 1:33 PM
The Boston Red Sox (4-2) host the Washington Nationals (2-4) for their home opener on Monday to kick off a three game series. Despite a slow start to the season, Washington has been pegged by many around the league as one of the favorites to win it all this year....

Boston Red Sox Prevail in Longest Game in Franchise History
April 11th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
Any time that the Boston Red Sox square off against the New York Yankees the game is bound to last a while, but this was a little excessive. In the first meeting of the season between the two division rivals, Boston finally prevailed in a 19-inning marathon that lasted nearly...

MLB Series Preview: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
April 10th, 2015 at 4:32 PM
The Boston Red Sox renew their intense rivalry with the New York Yankees when the AL East foes meet for the first time this season in New York this weekend. ***PHOTO1*** Boston opened the season by taking two out of three on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Red Sox revamped...

MLB Series Preview: Boston Red Sox at Philadelphia Phillies
April 6th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
The season kicks off with the Boston Red Sox traveling to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. This marks the fifth straight year that the Red Sox have started the season on the road. Including this year, Boston has opened on the road in 17 of the last 20 seasons, going...

Julian Edelman Jokes That He is Joining the Boston Red Sox
April 1st, 2015 at 1:18 PM
Julian Edelman has already been crowned a champion on the football field, but now he wants to branch out in his career by joining the Boston Red Sox in their pursuit of a World Series title. ***PHOTO1*** Ok, so he was only kidding. The New England Patriots wide receiver had a bit...

Henry Owens, Garin Cecchini Among Latest Cuts from Boston Red Sox Camp
March 26th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
The Boston Red Sox made some additional roster moves on Thursday to trim the number of players in their big league camp down to 43. The remaining group includes 32 players from the 40-man roster and 11 non-roster invitees. ***PHOTO1*** Third baseman Garin Cecchini, outfielder Bryce Brentz, and right-handed pitchers Heath Hembree...

Boston Red Sox Green Monster Seats Now on Sale
March 24th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
One of the many benefits of catching a game at Fenway Park is the unique view offered by seats on top of the infamous Green Monster in left field. Monster seats are always a hot ticket because they offer Boston Red Sox fans an opportunity to watch the game from...

Boston Red Sox Option Blake Swihart, Eduardo Rodriguez to Pawtucket
March 20th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
The Boston Red Sox continued to trim their roster on Friday by sending catcher Blake Swihart and left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez to Triple-A Pawtucket. With these moves, the Red Sox now have 49 players in big league camp, including 36 from the 40-man roster, and 13 non-roster invitees. ***PHOTO1*** Swihart is a...

Boston Red Sox Agree to Terms with 21 Players
March 9th, 2015 at 2:38 PM
The Boston Red Sox announced that they have agreed to terms with 21 players on the major league roster on one-year contracts for the 2015 season. This now brings all players on the Red Sox roster under contract for the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** The group is made up of young players that...

Boston Red Sox Open Spring Training with Afternoon Doubleheader
March 3rd, 2015 at 11:21 AM
We may still be covered in snow here in the North East, but baseball begins down in sunny Fort Myers when the Boston Red Sox open spring training with a doubleheader against a pair of college teams from Boston. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox take on the Northeastern University Huskies in Game 1...

Pawtucket Red Sox Sold to Group Headlined by Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino
February 23rd, 2015 at 2:24 PM
The Pawtucket Red Sox have been sold to a group headlined by Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino, Jim Skeffington and several prominent Rhode Island businessmen. ***PHOTO1*** Lucchino's group has teamed to purchase the Triple-A affiliate of the Red Sox from Madelaiene Mondor, the widow of of longtime PawSox owner...

Boston Red Sox Extend Contract for Manager John Farrell Through 2017
February 21st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Hopefully you didn't sleep in too late today, or you may have missed the news Saturday morning that the Boston Red Sox have extended the contract for manager John Farrell. ***PHOTO1*** Farrell was entering the final guaranteed season of his deal, which included an option for 2016. Rather than have the specter...

Truck Day Signals Spring is Near for the Boston Red Sox
February 12th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
It's Truck Day! The day that the Boston Red Sox equipment truck is loaded up to make the 1,480-mile journey to the club's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Florida. A tradition since 2003, Truck Day signals the unofficial start of spring training - which can only mean that baseball...

Boston Red Sox Avoid Arbitration with Wade Miley with 3-year, $19.25 Million Deal
February 5th, 2015 at 4:16 PM
Wade Miley was the last arbitration eligible player that the Boston Red Sox had left to negotiate with this offseason. Now they never need to worry about such negotiations with their newly acquired left-hander again. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox and Miley have agreed to a three-year, $19.25 million deal, according to his...