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David Ortiz Wins Twitter Bet with Adam Jones
January 12th, 2015 at 11:20 AM
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones issued a challenge and David Ortiz accepted. When the New England Patriots completed their thrilling comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens over the weekend it meant Jones had to pay up. ***PHOTO1*** Jones spent Saturday morning using Twitter to try to coax a Boston rival into wagering...

Will David Ortiz Make It into the Hall of Fame?
January 9th, 2015 at 3:07 PM
The Hall of Fame has been the theme of the week, as four new candidates were elected to be enshrined. That group bound for Cooperstown included former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, which makes this an ideal time to consider whether any current Red Sox players could be bound...

As Offense Around the League Declines, Boston Red Sox Load up on Bats
January 3rd, 2015 at 1:09 PM
When the offseason began most of us viewed finding an ace pitcher to anchor the rotation as the top priority for the Boston Red Sox. Instead, the team assembled a collection of middle of the rotation starters and spent most of their free agent dollars on hitters. Counting the signing...

Boston Red Sox New Year’s Resolutions
December 30th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
This is the time of year that people tend to start setting goals for themselves to achieve in the upcoming year. For most of us these goals include going to the gym, eating healthier or spending more time with the family instead of watching sports. Sure, like that will ever...

Boston Red Sox Holiday Wish List
December 22nd, 2014 at 3:56 PM
The holiday season is upon us, with Christmas only days away. Like many of us, the Boston Red Sox have already done most of their shopping by signing two of the highest profile bats on the free agent market, collecting a trio of starting pitchers and bolstering their bullpen. That's...

Jon Lester Takes David Ortiz’s Number 34 with Him to Chicago
December 16th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
Jon Lester will be pitching for the Chicago Cubs next season, but he's taking a small token from his time with the Boston Red Sox with him - David Ortiz's number 34. The Cubs held a press conference yesterday to introduce their new ace and reveal the jersey that he...

David Ortiz Says Boston Red Sox Need to “Step up” to Sign Jon Lester
December 5th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has a message for his bosses in regards to their pursuit of free agent pitcher Jon Lester - step up. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz stated his case for why his team needs to bring back their former ace when he spoke to reporters at his charity golf tournament...

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...