4:45 AM EDT, Sat May 23, 2015
Over the Monster 5 hours ago
Red Sox 5, Angels 12: Something's always wrong
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Red Sox 5, Angels 12: Something's always wrong

The offense finally showed some life. So of course Rick Porcello was terrible. Games since a pitching disaster: 0 Well, it was nice while it lasted. Eight games of good pitching ended in a Rick Porcello explosion, punctuated by a nine-run fifth inning split between Porcello and Matt Barnes. The worst part? The Red Sox actually scored tonight. For the first time since May 11, they managed five runs. It wasn't so much the arrival of Rusney Castillo, though he was 1-for-4 with a run scored. Instead, it was the revival of some of the team's coldest bats in Mike Napoli and Brock Holt. The...
Full Count | WEEI 5 hours ago

Closing Time: Red Sox allow 9 runs in 5th inning as Angels roll to blowout win

How about some consistency? After the Red Sox scored one run or less in four of their last six games and came in averaging 2.34 runs per game in the month of May, they finally had a good offensive night, scoring five runs, but it wasn’t enough as they couldn’t continue their string of strong […]
Over the Monster 12 hours ago

Red Sox promote Rusney Castillo, option Jackie Bradley to Triple-A

Jackie Bradley is headed back to Pawtucket where he can play every day, while Rusney Castillo gets his chance to help a struggling Red Sox lineup. The Red Sox couldn't wait to call him up any longer, so outfielder Rusney Castillo is finally joining the rest...
Full Count | WEEI 14 hours ago

Red Sox-Angels series preview

After hosting the Rangers at Fenway, the Red Sox wrap up a six-game homestand with a series against the Angels this weekend. The Sox have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games and lost the series to the Rangers. While the Red Sox starters have started to improve recently, the offense has continued to sputter. In […]
The Republican 10 hours ago
Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino is day to day with left calf injury

Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino is day to day with left calf injury

Shane Victorino had been playing well since his return from the disabled list (hamstring) May 11. Since then, he's 8 for 19 with a home run, double, three walks, a stolen base and three runs.
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago

Red Sox injury updates: Shane Victorino still day-to-day; Pablo Sandoval remains out with limitations

On Thursday the Red Sox were hopeful to get both Pablo Sandoval and Shane Victorino back Friday, but unfortunately for them, both remain out of the lineup. After being a late scratch with “general soreness” mostly in the left calf Thursday, Victorino remains out of the lineup Friday. He went 2-for-2 as a pinch-hitter Tuesday. […]
Boston Herald 3 hours ago
Rick Porcello can’t pitch in

Rick Porcello can’t pitch in

For the first time in a while, the Red Sox moribund offense wasn’t the main concern last night at Fenway Park.Instead the starting pitching took the top spot on the list of worries, as righty Rick Porcello couldn’t make it out of the fifth inning in a 12-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Sox’ third straight loss and fourth in their past five games.
The Republican 4 hours ago

Boston Red Sox RHP Rick Porcello: The two walks to start the fifth were unacceptable

Porcello looked sharp early but fell apart in the fifth. His final line: 4.1 innings, seven hits, seven runs, seven earned runs, three walks, four strikeouts, one homer allowed. He threw 91 pitches, 52 for strikes.
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago
Red Sox lineup: Xander Bogaerts moves up, Rusney Castillo makes season debut

Red Sox lineup: Xander Bogaerts moves up, Rusney Castillo makes season debut

The Red Sox are looking for a spark offensively as they come into their weekend series with the Angels averaging only 2.32 runs per game in 19 games during the month of May. Looking to create one, the team has called up outfielder Rusney Castillo, who will play right field and bat eighth. They also […]
Full Count | WEEI 11 hours ago

Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo says he’s not here to be ‘savior’

Rusney Castillo wants Red Sox fans to understand one thing: he’s no savior. The Cuban outfielder who signed a $72.5 million contract last summer was summoned to make his 2015 debut for the Red Sox on Friday night. He’ll start in right field and bat eighth as the Sox open a three-game series against the […]
The Republican 8 hours ago
Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli goes deep to put Red Sox ahead 1-0 in second inning (VIDEO)

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli goes deep to put Red Sox ahead 1-0 in second inning (VIDEO)

Mike Napoli entered Friday batting .178 and was moved down to sixth in the order with Xander Bogaerts batting fifth.
Angels Blog | Orange County Register 9 hours ago

VIDEO: Napoli's 'Monster' blast gives Red Sox an early lead

In Garrett Richard's return to Fenway Park after his season-ending knee injury there last season, Mike Napoli did not offer him a warm welcome. The former Angel launched a ball into the seats ontop of the Green Monster in his first at-bat against...

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The Republican 9 mins ago

Boston Red Sox's 39-minute top of the fifth inning disaster results in loss to Los Angeles Angels

Here's a quick summary of the top of the fifth: 39 minutes, nine runs, six hits, two homers, two errors (one by Xander Bogaerts, another by Rusney Castillo who dropped a fly ball right to him in right field), a poor job by starting pitcher Rick Porcello backing up third base and one challenge overturned.
The Republican 18 mins ago

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell should feel uncertainty over his job security and deservedly so

Since the start of the 2014 season, Farrell's record is 90-114 (.441 winning percentage). That's not too much better than the .426 winning percentage Bobby Valentine posted in his one season with Boston.
The Republican 3 hours ago

Dustin Pedroia on frustrated Boston Red Sox: 'We're obviously not playing well'

Friday's loss could be the tipping point for the frustrated Boston Red Sox.
The Republican 4 hours ago

Boston Red Sox LF Hanley Ramirez leaves games with left hand soreness in top of the sixth

Ramirez got struck in the hand by a pitch to start the fourth inning.
The Republican 4 hours ago

Boston Red Sox injury update: Hanley Ramirez (left hand soreness) had difficulty gripping bat

BOSTON -- Hanley Ramirez left the game in the sixth inning with left hand soreness after being hit by a pitch in the fourth.  The initial scan came back negative.  He was replaced in left field by Daniel Nava to...
Full Count | WEEI 4 hours ago

Dustin Pedroia: ‘Everybody’s pissed obviously not playing well … less talk more play’

There were no chairs thrown, no yelling or screaming, but the message is clear, the Red Sox not happy with the way things are going. The Red Sox allowed nine runs in the fifth inning en route to a 12-5 defeat by the Angels at Fenway Park Friday night. It was their second straight loss […]
Full Count | WEEI 7 hours ago

Hanley Ramirez leaves game with left hand soreness

The Red Sox may have another injury to deal with. After being hit by a pitch on the hand in the fourth inning, Hanley Ramirez left the game before the bottom of the sixth with left hand soreness. The Red Sox were losing 11-3 at the time. Ramirez is currently hitting .259 with 10 homers […]
The Republican 9 hours ago

Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval (knee bone bruise) sits out again

Pablo Sandoval took a 94 mph fastball to the outside of the left knee Tuesday, leaving him day to day.
The Republican 10 hours ago

Rusney Castillo is here with Boston Red Sox, batting eighth and playing right field (LINEUP)

BOSTON -- This is a tweet that sums up today:  Rusney is back pic.twitter.com/6X7YcFtrrY -- blurryface (@MerlotLine11) May 22, 2015 Yes, Rusney Castillo is back with the Red Sox (he played here last September) and he will be playing right...
The Republican 18 hours ago

Boston Red Sox rotation finding rhythm as offense stumbles; Starters' ERA drops to 4.97

The Red Sox rotation has found a rhythm, but the offense continues to slip.

Red Sox Player News

  • 5 Rick Porcello

    Rick Porcello

    Boston Red Sox RHP Rick Porcello: The two walks to start the fifth were unacceptable

  • 5 Rusney Castillo

    Rusney Castillo

    Time is right for Rusney Castillo

  • 4 Dustin Pedroia

    Dustin Pedroia

    Dustin Pedroia on frustrated Boston Red Sox: 'We're obviously not playing well'

  • 3 Shane Victorino

    Shane Victorino

    Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino is day to day with left calf injury

  • 2 Pablo Sandoval

    Pablo Sandoval

    Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval (knee bone bruise) sits out again

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