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Boston Red Sox Friday Game Has Been Postponed
July 4th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
The Boston Red Sox game against the Baltimore Orioles that was scheduled for Friday afternoon has been postponed due to the weather. The hurricane that has hit the coast of the Carolinas this week is making it's way north and is expected to bring heavy rain to the Boston area. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Boston Red Sox Officially Release Reliever Chris Capuano
July 1st, 2014 at 4:05 PM
The Boston Red Sox have released reliever Chris Capuano, officially ending the Springfield, Mass. native's brief tenure with the team. Capuano was lights out earlier this season before imploding last month. He finished with a 4.55 ERA in 28 appearances. The 35-year old was designated for assignment on June 25...

Boston Red Sox Promote Prospect Mookie Betts
June 28th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
In need of a spark to ignite their dormant offense, the Boston Red Sox have promoted top hitting prospect Mookie Betts. John Tomase of the Boston Herald tweeted earlier this morning that Betts has been summoned from Pawtucket and will join the major league team in New York tonight. There...

Boston Red Sox Prospects Mookie Betts, Henry Owens Selected for Futures Game
June 24th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
Two of the brightest young prospects for the Boston Red Sox have been selected to represent the franchise at the 2014 MLB Futures Game. Second Baseman/Outfielder Mookie Betts and left-handed pitcher Henry Owens are ranked 1 and 2 respectively in the Red Sox farm system, according to SoxProspects.com. During the...

Clay Buchholz Solid in Rehab Start for Pawtucket Red Sox
June 19th, 2014 at 7:22 PM
Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz took a big step in his recovery with a solid outing in his second rehab appearance down in Triple-A Pawtucket, tossing 6 scoreless innings while allowing only 2 hits. He also struck out 5 and walked 2. ***PHOTO1*** Buchholz was having the worst season of his career...

Boston Red Sox Designate Grady Sizemore for Assignment
June 17th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
ESPNBoston.com reports that the Boston Red Sox have designated outfielder Grady Sizemore for assignment this afternoon. The team now has 10 days to either trade or release the veteran. Sizemore made a valiant comeback effort after missing over two seasons due to injuries, but ultimately his limited production no longer...

Boston Red Sox Pitcher Brandon Workman Suspended 6 Games
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:17 PM
Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman has been suspended for 6 games, according to a report by NESN.com, for throwing at Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria in last Friday's game. The pitch was high, which may be considered unnecessarily near the head area, but it never actually hit Longoria....

Boston Red Sox Call up Stephen Drew as Mike Carp Hits the DL
June 2nd, 2014 at 12:18 PM
NESN.com reports that Mike Carp is headed to the disabled list with a fractured foot that he suffered after being hit by a pitch last week. Stephen Drew will be called up to fill his roster spot and will take over as the starting short stop, shifting Xander Bogaerts over...

Boston Red Sox Place Shane Victorino on the Disabled List
May 24th, 2014 at 3:13 PM
The Boston Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the Disabled List with a right hamstring injury, according to a report from CBS Sports. Victorino missed the first 22 games of the season with the same issue, but his hammy appears to be acting up again.  Daniel Nava has been...

Will Ryan Dempster Win the Boston Red Sox 5th Starter Battle?
February 4th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Entering his second season with the Boston Red Sox, Ryan Dempster enters 2014 without a defined spot on the team’s roster. While there will not be many jobs open once the team gets down to business in Fort Myers in a couple weeks, the race for fifth starter in the pitching...

REPORT: Clay Buchholz Complains of Dead Arm
October 24th, 2013 at 3:28 PM
Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is scheduled to start Game 4 of the World Series Sunday night in St. Louis—maybe. Talking with Comcast Sports New England's Sean McAdam after Wednesday night's 8-1 opening game victory over the Cardinals, Buchholz said he felt like he has one start left: I have, probably, one start...

Boston Red Sox News and Notes: 10/3/2013
October 3rd, 2013 at 10:29 AM
While we wait for the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays to finalize their rosters for the 2013 American League Divisional Series that starts Friday afternoon at Fenway Park, here are a few things to keep you busy: --The Rays did indeed beat the Cleveland Indians last night in the...

Pawtucket Red Sox One Win from International League Crown
September 13th, 2012 at 2:43 PM
Following a 2-0 victory last night over the Charlotte Knights, the Pawtucket Red Sox are one win away from the team’s first Governors Cup title since 1984. Zach Stewart, an acquisition in the Kevin Youkilis trade, had a strong outing for the Paw Sox.  He tossed six scoreless innings, giving up...

The Pawtucket Red Sox Advance to International League Finals
September 9th, 2012 at 10:22 AM
The Boston Red Sox triple-A affiliate, the Pawtucket Red Sox defeated the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees 7-1 on Saturday to advance to the finals of the International League (or the Governors Cup).  The Paw Sox used a seven-run second inning, where ten men came to the plate, to boost the team to...

Pawtucket Red Sox One Win from Advancing in Playoffs
September 7th, 2012 at 9:49 AM
After a 3-2 victory over the Scranton Wilkes-Berre Yankees on Thursday night, the Pawtucket Red Sox are one win away from advancing to the second round of the International League playoffs.  ***PHOTO1*** Trailing 2-1 in the seventh inning, third baseman Nate Spears doubled to lead off the inning.  After a strikeout by...

Immediate Surgery the Right Decision for Carl Crawford
August 20th, 2012 at 7:28 PM
It was officially announced that Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will have season-ending Tommy John surgery this Thursday.  After discussing the idea with management, all were in agreement that now is the best time.  After having such a terrible season last year, respect must be given to Crawford for...

Matt Garza an Interesting Possibility for Red Sox
July 31st, 2011 at 1:41 PM
Here in the closing hours of the trade deadline, Matt Garza's name keeps popping up.  It's a tantalizing possibility. ***PHOTO1*** Certainly the Cubs are selling.  The team is doing so poorly that they need to shed payroll desperately.  And Garza would be a catch for the pitching-needy Red Sox. Though his...

Red Sox Switch Around Roster Moves
July 25th, 2011 at 11:08 PM
Contrary to what was previously discussed, the Red Sox will option Kyle Wieland down to Pawtucket to make room for Jon Lester, instead of placing RF J.D. Drew on the DL. Drew is expected to be placed on the DL tomorrow, and taking his place will be Drew Sutton. Lester is...

Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers: Rain Delayed
May 28th, 2011 at 7:38 PM
Tonight's baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers is being delayed by inclement weather. Peter Abraham, who reports for the Boston Globe's Extra Bases, reports that the delay may end up as a postponement. We will keep you in the loop as soon as any decision...

Boston Red Sox lead Detroit Tigers 14-1 in Rain Delayed Bottom Eighth
May 26th, 2011 at 5:06 PM
The Boston Red Sox have thus far continued their winning formula of stingy starting pitching and overwhelming offensive force and are currently leading, 14-1, heading to the bottom of the eighth inning at Comerica Park in Detroit. Given the score and the forecast, which calls for continued steady rain through...