4:52 AM EDT, Mon August 29, 2016
Full Count | WEEI 4 hours ago

What went wrong in disastrous 8-run 6th inning for Red Sox

The Red Sox were looking good after coming back from a 2-1 deficit to take a 4-2 lead after the fifth Sunday night against the Royals, but then things all came crashing down in a hurry in the top of the sixth. The Royals turned a 4-2 deficit into a 10-4 lead with an eight-run […]
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago

Blake Swihart (ankle) will focus on both catcher, left field during rehab, plans on being ready for spring training

It’s been a tough year for Blake Swihart. After transitioning from catcher to left field early on this season, Swihart was injured going for a ball down the left field line at Fenway Park in early June. The plan was for him to return this season, but the ankle didn’t respond the way it was […]
The Republican 10 hours ago

Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox 2B, plans to return from family member's service during game Monday (then hit walkoff)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is batting .320 with a .383 on-base percentage, .457 slugging percentage, .840 OPS, 12 homers and 31 doubles.
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago

Red Sox seeking base stealing threat off bench, possibly Yoan Moncada

One of the features of the Red Sox’ September and October rosters in recent years has been having a player who can come off the bench and be a base stealing threat. In 2004 that was Dave Roberts and in 2013 it was Quintin Berry. Manager John Farrell said the team is still looking for […]
The Republican 12 hours ago

Dustin Pedroia, Yoan Moncada in same Boston Red Sox infield together will be much better than an infield with just one of them

The Red Sox need Dustin Pedroia with David Ortiz retiring after this season. An infield with both Pedroia and Yoan Moncada is better than an infield with just one.
Full Count | WEEI 13 hours ago

Dustin Pedroia to miss Sunday night’s game due to family matter

According to the Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia will no be available for Sunday night’s game, with the second baseman having to attend to a family matter. It is unknown whether or not Pedroia will be available for Monday night’s game against the Rays. Pedroia has been one of the hottest hitters in baseball, having collected […]
The Republican 14 hours ago
Jason Groome, Boston Red Sox first-round pick & elite pitching prospect, strikes out 5 in 2 innings

Jason Groome, Boston Red Sox first-round pick & elite pitching prospect, strikes out 5 in 2 innings

Boston Red Sox prospect Rafael Devers, one of the top prospects in all of baseball, went 4-for-7 combined in High-A Salem's doubleheader Saturday against Frederick.

MLB roundup: The maturation of Mookie Betts; Yanks' Sanchez homers again

MLB roundup: The maturation of Mookie Betts; Yanks Sanchez homers again
Full Count | WEEI 20 hours ago

Sunday’s Red Sox-Royals matchups: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Yordano Ventura

In Sunday night’s series finale at Fenway, the Red Sox will send Eduardo Rodriguez to the mound while the Royals will dispatch right-hander Yordano Ventura. Rodriguez is 2-5 with a 5.11 ERA and a 1.398 WHIP in 13 starts. On Tuesday, Rodriguez threw a three-inning simulated game, as he works his way back from a […]
Full Count | WEEI 21 hours ago

Sunday Red Sox Farm Report: C Dan Butler 4-for-4 for PawSox; top draft pick Jason Groome allows 1 run in 2 IP for GCL Sox

Here’s a look a the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (69-64): L, 7-2, at Syracuse (Nationals) — Catcher Dan Butler had half of his team’s hits, going 4-for-4 with a double. The 29-year-old bumped his average 16 points to .305 in 43 games with the PawSox. — […]
The Republican 22 hours ago

Dustin Pedroia comes within 1 hit of MLB record in Boston Red Sox win over Royals; David Price's ERA drops below 4.00

Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez all homered for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday vs. Royals' Danny Duffy, who entered with an AL-best 2.66 ERA.
The Republican Aug 27, 2016
David Price, Boston Red Sox lefty: 'I didn't put any more pressure on myself when it wasn't going good'

David Price, Boston Red Sox lefty: 'I didn't put any more pressure on myself when it wasn't going good'

Boston Red Sox ace David Price, who sported an ugly 6.75 ERA after seven starts, has an ERA below 4.00 for the first time since Opening Day. It stands at 3.97.
Full Count | WEEI Aug 27, 2016

Red Sox slated to open 2017 season at home against Pirates

The schedule is still subject to change, but the original blueprint for the 2017 Red Sox regular season should be a conversation-starter. According to Major League Baseball sources, the Red Sox are slated to kick off next season at home against the Pirates. They would then head to Detroit for the second series of the […]

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