The Boston Red Sox’s starters and relievers alike were stellar Wednesday night, and the offense made sure the effort wasn’t spoiled. A three-run ninth inning gave the Sox a 4-1 victory — their fourth straight — over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night at Tropicana Field. David Price followed up Thursday’s solid outing with another quality showing Wednesday, allowing three hits while striking out a season-high nine batters over six innings in the no-decision.
Red Sox owner John Henry is ready to repeal a significant monument to his organization’s unfavorable history with race relations in Major League Baseball. Henry told the Boston Herald he’s ready to lead the charge for renaming Yawkey Way, the famous street outside Fenway Park, as a renewed light is placed on monuments and their inspirations around the country.
As we approach the trade deadline -- one week from today! -- this is supposed to be the time of year for analyzing trades. Instead it's been more about projecting prospects. First Yoan Moncada, and now 20-year-old phenom Rafael Devers. Chris Towers wrote about Devers on Sunday and made an excellent point about the power increase prospects are seeing when they reach the major leagues. That's pretty exciting for a player who has already hit 20 home runs and 20 doubles this season:
A first-place first half is nice but not enough for the Red Sox, who have three key moves to make if they want to achieve more than an AL East title.
David Price doesn't need surgery. That was the verdict Friday after the Boston Red Sox ace had his sore left elbow examined by prominent orthopedic surgeons Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Neal ElAttrache. Price is expected to rejoin the Red Sox at their spring training camp Saturday in Fort Myers, Florida.
Chris Sale is 27 years old, averages 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings and will make an average of just $17.1 million over the next three seasons. Little wonder, then, that he was at the center of so much trade speculation once the Chicago White Sox deemed it wise to deal him.
Despite not receiving the most first-place votes, Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello was named winner of the 2016 AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday night. He received eight first-place votes, while Tigers righty Justin Verlander received 14. Porcello's huge edge in second-place votes (18-2) was the key to his win.
For nearly a century, the Yankees took top billing from the Red Sox. Then David Ortiz showed up. Now, as he plays his final series against the Yanks, we revisit his impact against his rival.
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz might be in the midst of the best "retirement season" in baseball history -- or even in sports history. Jayson Stark makes the case for Big Papi.
Bradley struggled in his first few years with Boston, but he now owns one of the longest hitting streaks in Red Sox history.
As the A's and Astros can tell us, the Red Sox's offense is firing on all cylinders, and the stats say it could be MLB's best ever at its current clip.
Coming into the game with only two hits against lefties this season, Travis Shaw doubled that total with a double and a homer in Boston's 13-5 win.
Rarely do two first place teams produce such an unexceptional baseball game.In an eye-covering series finale full of mound visits, free passes and a four-minute replay review, the Red Sox used three home runs, six innings from their bullpen and a three-hit game from Dustin Pedroia to outlast the White Sox for a 7-3 win at U.S. Cellular Field last night.The two teams combined to hand out 16 walks.It was just the third time in three years the Red Sox won a game despite their starting pitcher walking six batters.
Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval is expected to miss the rest of this season after undergoing surgery this week to repair his strained left shoulder, a source told ESPN's Marly Rivera.
The team hasn’t been able to break out of its win one, lose one start to the season.
Amid a sizzling offensive stretch, David Ortiz has been able to enjoy another milestone with the Boston Red Sox. He's also been quite productive against Tampa Bay's Drew Smyly during his career. Less than 24 hours after recording his 500th homer, Ortiz looks to stay hot and continue his success against Smyly in Sunday's finale against the Rays at Tropicana Field. With two home runs in Saturday's 10-4 victory, Big Papi became the 27th player in major league history to reach 500 and joined Jimmie Foxx (1940), Ted Williams (1960) and Manny Ramirez (2008) in hitting the mark in a Red Sox uniform.
Larry Lucchino, a baseball franchise-builder in three cities who oversaw three World Series titles with the Red Sox, is stepping down as team president and CEO at the end of the year.
Daniel Nava, the former independent-league player who hit some of Boston's memorable recent home runs, was designated for assignment Thursday.
Alex Speier takes a look at the team’s position players, evaluating where the club is in good shape — and where it’s desperate for an overhaul. The Sox must make a determination about whether the performances that have fallen short of expectations are reversibleor an aberration.
The Boston Red Sox continue their search for a controllable starting pitcher as they have turned to the Cleveland Indians about Carlos Carrasco as well as the San Diego Padres about Tyson Ross.