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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...

David Ortiz Responds to Criticism from Jim Palmer
April 20th, 2015 at 6:33 PM
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz responded to Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer's critical Twitter comment that the Baltimore Orioles TV broadcaster aimed at him following Ortiz's ejection from Sunday's game. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly, Big Papi is unhappy about it. "That's how he wants to get respect from us? Is that how...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Brock Holt, Craig Breslow Hot; Allen Craig, Wade Miley Cold
April 20th, 2015 at 11:09 AM
The Boston Red Sox head into the finale of their four game weekend series with Baltimore on Monday tied with the Orioles at the top of the AL East. The division race has been as tight as expected in the early going, with each team within 1.5 games of each...

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...

Boston Red Sox Starters Need to ‘Execute a Little Better’
April 16th, 2015 at 1:06 PM
The five starters that make up the Boston Red Sox rotation silenced their doubters with an impressive first turn through the rotation. The second time around? Not so much. ***PHOTO1*** Boston started the season with a 4-1 record behind strong starts from each of their starters. Even Rick Porcello, who suffered the...

Boston Red Sox Sending Xander Bogaerts to Get an MRI on Sore Right Knee
April 14th, 2015 at 4:28 PM
It came as a surprise to see Xander Bogaerts missing from Tuesday's lineup card, considering the shortstop has been the hottest hitter on the Boston Red Sox over the past week. Now we know why. ***PHOTO1*** Manager John Farrell revealed to reporters this afternoon that Bogaerts injured his right knee rounding third...

Rusney Castillo Headed to Disabled List
April 14th, 2015 at 12:48 PM
Rusney Castillo has hit another snag on his path toward claiming a spot in the Boston Red Sox outfield. ***PHOTO1*** Castillo injured his shoulder attempting to make a diving play on Saturday and was sent back to Boston to get checked out. According to The Boston Globe's Alex Speier, the prognosis was...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Xander Bogaerts, Joe Kelly Hot; Mike Napoli, Clay Buchholz Cold
April 14th, 2015 at 11:32 AM
It was a successful opening week for the Boston Red Sox, who went 5-2 to start the season in first place in the American League East. ***PHOTO1*** Boston has scored 43 runs through their first seven games, which ranks 4th in the majors, while their +10 run differential has them tied with...

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...

Joe Kelly Expected to Start for Boston Red Sox on Saturday
April 10th, 2015 at 11:04 AM
Change of plans. It appears that Joe Kelly will get the start for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday after all. ***PHOTO1*** The team had said as recently as Wednesday that Steven Wright would be getting the start in Yankee Stadium this weekend, as the Red Sox wanted Kelly to get a...

Papelbon: Boston Red Sox Still ‘Part of Who I Am’
April 9th, 2015 at 11:24 AM
It's not always about the money. Jonathan Papelbon believed he was making the right choice when he fled Boston for the highest bidder following the 2011 season, but he may now be having second thoughts after a tumultuous few seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. ***PHOTO1*** The former Boston Red Sox closer left...

Steven Wright Will Start for Boston Red Sox on Saturday
April 8th, 2015 at 6:28 PM
Prior to Wednesday night's game, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell confirmed to reporters in Philadelphia that Steven Wright would get the start on Saturday against the New York Yankees, taking Joe Kelly's spot in the rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Kelly was placed on the disabled list before the season started with tightness in...

Rick Porcello Will Thrive Behind the Boston Red Sox Defense
April 8th, 2015 at 2:51 PM
There are plenty of reasons to believe that the Boston Red Sox are taking a worthwhile risk in giving pitcher Rick Porcello a 4-year, $82.5 million extension, but for those that remain skeptical, here's one more. Porcello is going to thrive in Boston behind a defense that is vastly superior...

Boston Red Sox Home Run Barrage Put in Historical Context
April 7th, 2015 at 6:07 PM
It didn't take long for the Boston Red Sox to unleash their revamped lineup by showcasing a surge of power. Boston bashed five home runs in an 8-0 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies on Opening Day, after not having hit at least five homers in any game last season. ***PHOTO1*** Dustin Pedroia...

Boston Red Sox Sign Pitcher Rick Porcello to 4-year Extension
April 6th, 2015 at 9:58 PM
Only mere hours after completing an impressive win on Opening Day, the Boston Red Sox managed to secure another victory Monday night by agreeing to terms on a new contract for right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello. The Boston Globe's Alex Speier reports that the extension is a 4-year, $82.5 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** The...

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...

Boston Red Sox Place Koji Uehara, Joe Kelly on the Disabled List
April 3rd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Boston Red Sox have placed closer Koji Uehara and right-handed starter Joe Kelly on the disabled list to start the season. Both moves are retroactive, which means they could return earlier than the 14-days typically required for a DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Due to an off day on Tuesday following the season...