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Boston Red Sox Officially Announce Signing of Pablo Sandoval
November 25th, 2014 at 2:36 PM
The Boston Red Sox held a press conference at Fenway Park this afternoon to officially announce the signing of third baseman Pablo Sandoval to a 5-year, $95 million deal that includes a team option for an additional year worth $17 million. ***PHOTO1*** Upgrading at third base was one of Boston's primary goals...

Boston Red Sox Keys to the Off-Season: Fixing the Power Outage
October 24th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
This week we will examine the five biggest keys to the off-season, as the Boston Red Sox look to form a roster capable of rebounding back to contention in 2015. Fixing the Power Outage ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox have been known as an offensive powerhouse in recent years, but that was far from...

Ten Years Ago Today, a Stolen Base Changed History for the Boston Red Sox
October 17th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
October 17, 2004. The Boston Red Sox trailed the New York Yankees three games to none in the American League Championship Series with legendary closer Mariano Rivera on the mound, ready to slam the door shut on the Red Sox season. That's the moment when franchise history was forever changed. It's...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Yoenis Cespedes
October 10th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
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. Yoenis Cespedes Grade: B ***PHOTO1*** Cespedes was acquired from the Oakland A's at the trade deadline in the Jon Lester trade to give a boost to the offensively...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: David Ortiz
October 2nd, 2014 at 8:41 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. David Ortiz Grade: A- ***PHOTO1*** Another season, another year of David Ortiz blasting 30+ home runs and driving in 100+ RBIs. In fact, it was the 8th year...

Boston Red Sox 2014 Season Review
September 30th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Well, that certainly didn't go as planned. Just under a year ago we were planning a parade to celebrate the Boston Red Sox winning their third World Series championship in the past decade. Now we're looking at the end of a 71-win season and wondering what happened. Those 91 losses...

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...

David Ortiz Likely Done for the Year
September 25th, 2014 at 7:14 PM
In a year that has gone horribly wrong for the Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz has been one of the lone bright spots for this team. Yet it seems destined to end poorly even for Big Papi, as the team announced their slugging DH may be done for the year...

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 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 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...

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...

Boston Red Sox Vs Kansas City Royals Saturday Preview
September 13th, 2014 at 3:51 PM
The Boston Red Sox (65-83) take on the Kansas City Royals (80-66), looking to remain undefeated against them this season. Boston has started the season 5-0 against the Royals for the first time in franchise history and knocked them out of first place in the AL Central for the first...

Boston Red Sox Vs Kansas City Royals Friday Preview
September 12th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
The Boston Red Sox (64-83) continue their series with the Kansas City Royals (80-65). Boston extended their winning streak against the Royals to four straight this season by taking the series opener last night. ***PHOTO1*** Clay Buchholz won his third straight start to set a new season high streak by holding the...

Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays Sunday Preview
September 7th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
The Boston Red Sox (63-79) look to cap off a three game sweep against the Toronto Blue Jays (72-69). Entering the series, Boston had been unable to beat Toronto at Fenway Park all season, but now look to make it three in a row in their final game against the...

Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays Friday Preview
September 5th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The Boston Red Sox (61-79) return home to Fenway Park to begin a series with the Toronto Blue Jays (72-67). Boston wrapped up a 10-game road trip last night that began in Toronto, finishing 5-5 on the trip. ***PHOTO1*** Toronto has won 5 straight games and remain in the Wild Card hunt...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Tuesday Preview
September 2nd, 2014 at 5:09 PM
The Boston Red Sox (60-77) start a series with the New York Yankees (70-65) in the Bronx. Boston is 5-8 so far this season against the Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** New York is still clinging to second place in the AL East and remains in the Wild Card hunt despite a -27 run differential...

Boston Red Sox Vs Tampa Bay Rays Monday Preview
September 1st, 2014 at 11:40 AM
The Boston Red Sox (60-76) wrap up their four game series with the Tampa Bay Rays (66-71) having already assured themselves no worse than a tie in the series after winning two out of three over the weekend. ***PHOTO1*** Clay Buchholz pitched a "Maddux" - a complete game shutout that takes fewer...