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Joe Kelly Exits Early with Injury
March 16th, 2015 at 4:05 PM
Boston Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly exited Monday's start against the New York Mets in the middle of the third inning, accompanied by a team trainer. Kelly appeared to be in some discomfort after throwing a pitch to Anthony Recker and was pulled in the middle of the at-bat. ***PHOTO1*** Any time...

Comparing the Starting Rotations in the AL East
March 12th, 2015 at 2:53 PM
The Boston Red Sox have been heavily scrutinized all offseason for assembling a starting rotation that lacks a proven frontline pitcher. The prevailing theory is that without a true ace to anchor the rotation, Boston is setting themselves up to fail. Assembling a collection of middle of the rotation starters...

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 Rotation not Worried About Cole Hamels Rumors
March 5th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Will these Cole Hamels rumors ever go away? Not when the Philadelphia Phillies are sending representatives to JetBlue Park to scout some of the best prospects in the Boston Red Sox farm system. Not when the prevailing opinion is that Boston's rotation lacks a true ace to lead the staff...

Philadelphia Phillies Want Prospects for Cole Hamels
February 17th, 2015 at 3:01 PM
Despite general manager Ben Cherington's insistence that the Boston Red Sox are content with their starting rotation, these Cole Hamels rumors just won't go away. The number of people around the league that remain skeptical that Boston can compete for a championship without a proven front-line starter to anchor their...

MLB Considering Altering the Strike Zone
February 13th, 2015 at 4:57 PM
In the continued effort to improve the game, Major League Baseball is considering altering the strike zone for the first time in nearly two decades. Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan reports that MLB's Playing Rules Committee will be keeping a close eye on how low strikes are called during the 2015...

Joe Kelly Predicts He Will Win the Cy Young
January 25th, 2015 at 3:37 PM
Joe Kelly isn't weird, he's a pitcher. At least that's what the tee-shirt he wore yesterday at the Baseball Winter Weekend suggested, but he did raise some eyebrows during a radio appearance from Foxwoods Resort Casino with comments that some may consider strange. Kelly believes that he will win the...

Boston Red Sox Among Four Teams in the Race for Cole Hamels
January 15th, 2015 at 12:18 PM
While general manager Ben Cherington insists that the Boston Red Sox are content to go into the season with their current five-man rotation, the opportunity to upgrade the front of their staff with a proven ace has to be worth considering if the price is right. Which is why most...

Ground-Ball Pitchers are a Good Fit for Fenway Park
December 12th, 2014 at 5:23 PM
It was a busy week at the winter meetings for the Boston Red Sox as they worked to revamp their starting rotation. They pulled off a pair of trades to acquire Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers and Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks, then capped it off by signing...

Boston Red Sox Keys to the Off-Season: Filling Out the Starting Rotation
October 21st, 2014 at 11:42 AM
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. Filling out the starting rotation: ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox rotation underwent a drastic makeover mid-season when they traded away Jon Lester, John Lackey,...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Joe Kelly
October 12th, 2014 at 10:37 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. Joe Kelly Grade: C+ ***PHOTO1*** After being acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals in the John Lackey trade, Kelly produced solid results for the Red Sox, posting a...

Former Teammates Jake Peavy, John Lackey Battling in the NLCS
October 11th, 2014 at 1:59 PM
The consolation for fans of the Boston Red Sox that are missing out on seeing their team in the postseason is that they at least get to watch a pair of pitchers that played key roles in brining a title to Boston last year. While they won't end up starting...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Saturday Preview
September 27th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
The Boston Red Sox (70-90) meet the New York Yankees in the middle game of their three game series. The Yankees B Squad won the opener while the majority of their regular starters watched from the bench. Not many teams can say they have six former All-Stars on their bench....

Joe Kelly Aims to Become an Ace
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
There are plenty of questions regarding their pitching rotation that the Boston Red Sox will need to answer heading into the 2015 season, not the least of which is who will be the ace to anchor the staff. Joe Kelly would like to be considered in the mix for that...

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 Kansas City Royals Sunday Preview
September 14th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
The Boston Red Sox (65-84) finish up their series with the Kansas City Royals (81-66). The Royals will be looking to even up the four game series after beating Boston for the first time this season last night. ***PHOTO1*** Royals manager Ned Yost mixed up his lineup and it paid immediate dividends...

Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Monday Preview
September 8th, 2014 at 4:39 PM
The Boston Red Sox (63-80) host the Baltimore Orioles (83-59) for the start of a three game series. Boston is 6-7 against the division leading Orioles this season and still have a trip to Baltimore to make later this month. ***PHOTO1*** Baltimore is running away with the AL East, having built a...

Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday Preview
August 27th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
The Boston Red Sox (58-74) look to finish off a rare sweep against the Toronto Blue Jays (66-66) after winning each of the last two games in extra-innings to clinch the series. Toronto has played in four straight games that went to extra-innings, losing three of them. ***PHOTO1*** Both teams were locked...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: David Ortiz Hot, Koji Uehara Cold
August 25th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
The Boston Red Sox dropped every game this past week and are currently sliding through an 8-game losing streak. Only 4 other teams in the majors have a worse winning percentage (.431) this season. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some guys that have been hot and cold this week. On Fire David Ortiz Past 7 Days: .647/.769/.1.118,...

Boston Red Sox Vs Seattle Mariners Friday Preview
August 22nd, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The Boston Red Sox (56-71) begin a weekend series with the Seattle Mariners (68-58). Boston has lost 5 straight after being swept by the LA Angels earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** Meanwhile, the Mariners are half a game out of the second Wild Card spot and vying for their first trip to the...