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Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Sunday Preview
July 6th, 2014 at 10:41 AM
The Boston Red Sox (39-47) finish their weekend series against the Baltimore Orioles (46-40) Sunday afternoon. The two teams split a doubleheader yesterday after Friday's game was washed out. ***PHOTO1*** John Lackey had another rough outing in the nightcap, surrendering 10 hits and 5 runs in 5.1 innings. He did mix in...

Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Saturday Preview – Part 2
July 5th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
The Boston Red Sox (39-47) play Game 2 of their doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles (46-40) Saturday night. Boston won this afternoon on a broken-bat walk-off base hit by Jonathan Herrera to drive in Jonny Gomes in the bottom of the 9th inning. Herrera and Gomes both entered as pinch...

Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Saturday Preview – Part 1
July 5th, 2014 at 11:11 AM
The Boston Red Sox (38-47) take on the Baltimore Orioles (46-39) in Game 1 of a doubleheader Saturday. Yesterday's game was postponed as the hurricane that ripped through the Carolinas this week headed north and brought heavy rain to the Boston area. ***PHOTO1*** The rain may have washed away some Fourth of...

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...

2014 MLB All-Star Game NL Picks
July 3rd, 2014 at 6:24 PM
The starters for this year's MLB All-Star game will be announced this Sunday on ESPN. We already looked at what the AL roster should look like. Now it's time to see who they should be up against on the NL squad. ***PHOTO1*** Keep in mind that each team will have 34 players...

2014 MLB All-Star Game AL Picks
July 3rd, 2014 at 3:40 PM
The starers for the 2014 MLB All-Star game will be announced Sunday night on ESPN. Those starters are selected by the fans, with the reserves and pitchers to be selected later by the players and managers. We know that fan voting can turn into a popularity contest, which doesn't always...

Boston Red Sox Vs Chicago Cubs Wednesday Preview
July 2nd, 2014 at 4:21 PM
The Boston Red Sox (38-46) look to avoid getting swept at home by the Chicago Cubs (36-46). The Red Sox have been stymied by Cubs pitching so far in this series, scoring a total of only 2 runs through the first two games. ***PHOTO1*** Chicago won a tight game last night by...

Which Boston Red Sox Players Will Be All-Stars?
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:22 PM
Voting for the 2014 MLB All-Star game ends this week, with the starters being announced Sunday on ESPN. Based on the most recent update on fan voting results, the Boston Red Sox seem unlikely to have a position player start the game in Minneapolis. However, due to baseball's archaic rule...

Boston Red Sox Vs Chicago Cubs Tuesday Preview
July 1st, 2014 at 5:08 PM
The Boston Red Sox (38-45) meet the Chicago Cubs (35-46) in the second game of their three game series. The Cubs won the opening game of the series thanks to another punch-less effort from the Red Sox offense. ***PHOTO1*** Here's the good news. Jake Peavy pitched pretty well (6 innings, 5 hits,...

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 Vs Chicago Cubs Monday Preview
June 30th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The Boston Red Sox (38-44) return home to take on the Chicago Cubs (34-46), who make their first visit back to Fenway since May 2011. Prior to that, the Cubs hadn't made the trip to play the Red Sox in Boston since they faced each other in the 1918 World...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Mike Napoli Hot, Jake Peavy Cold
June 30th, 2014 at 1:55 PM
Is it too early to rave about Mookie Betts being on fire? The hyped prospect was promoted by the Boston Red Sox over the weekend and already Mookie Mania is running wild! He's only played one game so far, going 1 for 3 with a walk and a run scored in...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Sunday Preview
June 29th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The Boston Red Sox (37-44) meet the New York Yankees (41-38) in the rubber match of their weekend series in the Bronx. The Red Sox evened the score last night by winning a classic pitcher's duel.  ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees sent prized rookie Masahiro Tanaka to the mound to build on his case for...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Saturday Preview
June 28th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The Boston Red Sox (36-44) continue their series against the New York Yankees (41-37) at the tail end of their current road trip. The Yankees blanked the Sox last night, extending their dominance over Boston to a 2-6 record this season. ***PHOTO1*** Brandon Workman struggled for the first time since joining the...

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 Vs New York Yankees Friday Preview
June 27th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
The Boston Red Sox (36-43) head back East with a stop in the Bronx to face the New York Yankees (40-37). Remember when fans used to get excited to watch these two heated rivals square off? Now they are two clubs loaded with aging veterans that have faded into mediocrity....

Catching up with Old Friends: Victor Martinez
June 26th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
The Boston Red Sox acquired catcher Victor Martinez in a trade with the Cleveland Indians right at the deadline of the 2009 season for a package of prospects headlined by Justin Masterson. Boston was eager to add an impact bat to give them a boost for the final stretch and...

Boston Red Sox Vs Seattle Mariners Wednesday Preview
June 25th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
The Boston Red Sox (35-43) finish their series against the Seattle Mariners (42-36) looking to avoid a sweep. How many times have we said that lately? Boston is in danger of falling to 1-6 on their West Coast road trip and still have to make a weekend stop in New...

Clay Buchholz is Back with the Boston Red Sox
June 25th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
The Boston Red Sox will activate Clay Buchholz from the disabled list today to start tonight's game against the Seattle Mariners. It will be the first major league start for Buchholz since May 26th in Atlanta, after which he was sidelined by what the team called a hyperextended knee. ***PHOTO1*** Really, Buchholz...

Boston Red Sox Vs Seattle Mariners Tuesday Preview
June 24th, 2014 at 5:49 PM
The Boston Red Sox (35-42) take on the Seattle Mariners (41-36) in the middle game of their three-game series. Boston will try to bounce back after being trounced by Seattle in the opening game of the series last night. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox knew they had a tall task ahead of them...