9:47 PM EDT, Fri April 28, 2017
1 hour ago

Guess who got the biggest ovation among Cubs being honored by Red Sox …

After a pregame that encompassed a flurry of hugs from old teammates and coaches, the Red Sox took time heading into the bottom of the second inning to honor three Cubs players who had a hand in the club winning the 2013 World Series: Koji Uehara, John Lackey and Jon Lester. Starting with Uehara, each […]
4 hours ago

John Farrell explains why Dustin Pedroia is hitting sixth

Coming into Friday, the only spot in the lineup Dustin Pedroia hadn’t hit was in the sixth spot. That changed in the Red Sox’ series opener against the Cubs. Red Sox manager John Farrell slotted Pedroia in at sixth in the batting order, with Xander Bogaerts heading back to the top of the lineup. Pedroia, […]
8 hours ago

Coolest Play of the Week: Mookie Betts, Hanley Ramirez launch back-to-back home runs

Each week, we will be picking the F.W. Webb “Coolest Play of the Week.” This week’s play comes from Sunday afternoon, when first-inning back-to-back home runs from Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez helped the Red Sox open up a 4-0 lead. The Sox would go on to win that game 6-2. Watch the homers below. […]
8 hours ago

Red Sox make roster moves, including adding new utility man Chase d’Arnaud

Prior to the Red Sox-Cubs series this weekend at Fenway Park, the Red Sox made a few roster moves. The team added infielder/outfielder Chase d’Arnaud to the active 25-man roster and recalled right-handed pitcher Ben Taylor from Triple-A Pawtucket. In the corresponding moves, it optioned left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross Jr. and outfielder/infielder Steve Selsky to […]
10 hours ago

Pedro Martinez on OM&F: David Ortiz should’ve played for one more season

Count Pedro Martinez among those who wants David Ortiz to come back. In an interview Friday on OM&F, the first ballot Hall of Famer said he thinks Ortiz should’ve kept playing for one more season. “I’ve been trying so hard to get David back and help out these kids,” he said. “I thought they needed one […]
11 hours ago

Friday Red Sox Farm Report: Henry Owens pitches well for PawSox; Bryce Brentz has big day

Here is what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (8-10): L, 5-3 and W, 4-2  vs. Indianapolis  Your browser does not support iframes. — Brian Johnson pitched four-plus innings and gave up three runs, eight hits and four walks in the first game of a doubleheader. Blaine Boyer got […]
Apr 27, 2017

Yankees 3, Red Sox 0: Will the Red Sox please please pretty please score a run for Chris Sale?

One day, the Red Sox will score a run for Chris Sale. And when they do, that day will be glorious. But until that day comes, we’re left with nights like Thursday, when Sale was nearly perfect until the ninth and it didn’t matter, because the Red Sox offense turned Masahiro Tanaka into . . […]
Apr 27, 2017

Red Sox notebook: Carson Smith suffers setback, newcomer Chase d’Arnaud will help address lack of infield depth

Carson Smith’s return from Tommy John surgery has suffered another setback. The right-handed reliever hasn’t thrown off a mound in two weeks because of soreness in his surgically repaired elbow, manager John Farrell said. It’s his second setback since the start of spring training. Smith underwent Tommy John last May 24. He began throwing in […]
Apr 27, 2017

Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia makes his return

After not playing for the past three games, Dustin Pedroia is back in the Red Sox starting lineup, facing off with Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka. Pedroia had been out since being slid into by Baltimore baserunner Manny Machado Friday night. Red Sox manager reported he would have been ready to play if there was a […]
Apr 27, 2017

Red Sox minor league pitcher critically injured in car crash

According to FOX4, Red Sox minor league pitcher Kevin Steen was critically injured in a car crash on Wednesday night near Fort Myers just before midnight. A Dodge car was headed eastbound on Lee Boulevard when the driver veered off the road to the right, then veered left and crossed the median. The car went […]
Apr 27, 2017

The importance of Chris Sale is officially on display

Chris Sale walked out of the Red Sox’ clubhouse at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. That was his official entrance into what was the best example of why he is so important. This is why you need an ace, and Sale fits the bill perfectly. For context, let’s remember what former Miami general manager Dan Jennings once […]
Apr 27, 2017

Thursday Red Sox Farm Report: PawSox, Sea Dogs rained out; Robby Sexton throws 6 shutout innings

Here is what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (7-9): Postponed due to rain DOUBLE-A PORTLAND SEA DOGS (9-6): Postponed due to rain  HIGH-A SALEM RED SOX (12-8): L, 13-7 vs. Lynchburg  — Salem put together two three-run rallies but were unable to come up with the win. Starter Dedgar […]
Apr 26, 2017

Rick Porcello seems to have figured things out, but still takes loss vs. Yankees

You can’t win any games when you don’t get any run support and that has been the case for Rick Porcello of late. For the third consecutive start, Porcello left the game with the Red Sox not scoring any runs for him. On Wednesday, the Red Sox tried to rally late, but fell 3-1 to […]
Apr 26, 2017

Yankees 3, Red Sox 1: This team from New York might pose a problem

While everybody was worrying about suspensions, clubhouse rifts and Twitter updates, the Yankees came to town. It proved unfortunate for the Red Sox. This New York club, which many discounted coming to 2017 because of no significant starting pitching upgrades, offered the Fenway Park faithful a taste of why it might make life uncomfortable for […]