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Boston Red Sox Report Card: Clay Buchholz
October 5th, 2014 at 11:50 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. Clay Buchholz Grade: D- ***PHOTO1*** This season was a nightmare for Buchholz. He finished with a losing record (8-11) for the first time since 2008, while posting an...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Mike Napoli
October 4th, 2014 at 10:16 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. Mike Napoli Grade: B- ***PHOTO1*** The .248 batting average isn't ideal, but hardly unexpected from a career .257 hitter. A high average has rarely been part of Napoli's...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Dustin Pedroia
October 3rd, 2014 at 10:04 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. Dustin Pedroia Grade: B- ***PHOTO1*** Pedroia had the worst season of his career at the plate, hitting .278/.337/.376 with 7 home runs, 53 RBI and 72 runs scored....

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...

Clay Buchholz Has Successful Knee Surgery
September 30th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz had successful meniscus surgery on his right knee this morning and is expected to make a full recovery. The procedure was performed by Dr. Peter Asnis at Massachusetts General Hospital. ***PHOTO1*** General Manager Ben Cherington told reporters on Monday that Buchholz has dealt with the...

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 Honor Derek Jeter in Season Finale
September 29th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
Respect. That's the word that first comes to mind when you think of Derek Jeter and that's exactly what the Boston Red Sox showed their longtime rival as he closed the book on a Hall of Fame career. Prior to yesterday's season finale, the Red Sox held a ceremony honoring...

Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees Sunday Preview
September 28th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
The Boston Red Sox (71-90) take on the New York Yankees (83-78) in the final game of the 2014 season. The teams have split the series so far heading into this afternoons' rubber match. ***PHOTO1*** Boston roughed up Masahiro Tanaka for 7 runs, knocking the Yankees ace out in the second inning....

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....

Boston Red Sox Announce 2014 Minor League Awards
September 27th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
The Boston Red Sox announced that Mookie Betts has been named their Minor League Offensive Player of the Year. Betts tore through the minor leagues this season, hitting a combined .346 through stops in Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket. He added 30 doubles, 5 triples, 11 home runs, 65 RBI...

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...

Derek Jeter Ends His Legendary Career at Fenway Park
September 26th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
There's no such thing as a meaningless game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Granted, nobody expected a late season meeting between these teams would ever occur without playoff implications on the line, yet that's where we find ourselves after the Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention...

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 Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday Preview
September 23rd, 2014 at 4:40 PM
The Boston Red Sox (68-88) begin their final homestand of the season when they host the Tampa Bay Rays (75-81). With only 6 games left in the season, Boston will be unable to catch the Rays no matter what happens in this series. They have already assured themselves of a...

How MLB Can Speed up the Pace of the Game
September 22nd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
A pair of representatives in the Red Sox organization - chairman Tom Werner and partner Michael Gordon - were recently named to MLB's new "Pace of Game" committee, which aims to find ways to shorten the time it takes to complete a typical baseball game. It's an issue that MLB...

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 Baltimore Orioles Friday Preview
September 19th, 2014 at 4:53 PM
The Boston Red Sox (66-87) begin a series with the Baltimore Orioles (92-60) to complete their final road trip of the season. Boston is 6-10 this season against the division leading Orioles, who swept them at Fenway Park when they last met just over a week ago. ***PHOTO1*** Since they last met,...