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Red Sox Reportedly Make Deal with Chili Davis for Hitting Coach

Sunday the Red Sox began the process of turning the page to 2015 when they reportedly reached an agreement with hitting coach Chili Davis. Davis had been with the Oakland Athletics for the last three seasons.

Buchholz and Uehara: A Tale of Two Pitchers

The Red Sox have decided to treat the remainder of the 2014 regular season like Spring Training, auditioning many of its players for next season.  Two of those players are pitchers Clay Buchholz and Koji Uehara. Clay Buchholz Buchholz is known to run hot or cold during any given season. There does not seem to be a […]

Video: Gatorade Says Farewell to Derek Jeter in Ad

Gatorade joins Nike, today, in celebrating Derek Jeter’s retirement in their new commercial for the sports drink. The spot, shot in black and white with Frank Sinatra singing in the background, features Jeter on the way to the ballpark in the back of a car. He stops the driver and says that he would like […]

Why Did the Red Sox Acquire Jemile Weeks?

On September 1st, the Red Sox traded Kelly Johnson and minor-leaguer Michael Almanzar for former Baltimore Oriole, Jemile Weeks. Jemile appeared in all three games against the New York Yankees this week, making minimal impact for his new team. It is unclear why the decision was made to bring Weeks aboard. We have many players […]

The Mishandled Career of Jackie Bradley Jr.

Jackie Bradley Jr. was sent down to the Pawtucket Red Sox on Monday. When asked by reporters about the move, he said he was “disappointed” in himself. The truth is the Red Sox should be disappointed in themselves for not handling this player better. The mishandling of Bradley began last season when the Red Sox had […]

Should the Red Sox Make A Deal with Koji Uehara?

Koji Uehara wants to continue, and quite possibly, finish his career as the Red Sox bullpen’s closer. It is up to the likes of Ben Cherrington and the rest of the front office to make this happen soon. Uehara becomes a free agent at the end of the 2014 season. Even though his command has […]

Red Sox Trade Andrew Miller for Top 100 Prospect Rodriguez

The Boston Red Sox have traded Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league, left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez. Rodriguez was a top 100 prospect, and ranked as one of the top five prospects in the Orioles minor league system before the start of 2014 season. He pitched this season at the Double-A […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Red Sox Trade John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for Allen Craig

The Boston Red Sox have traded John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals in return for first baseman-outfielder Allen Craig and right-handed pitcher Joe Kelly. The Cardinals will also receive minor league pitcher Corey Littrell and cash considerations. Craig has been with the Cardinals since the beginning of his career in 2006, and plays both first base and […]

Chris Capuano Goes to New York Yankees

Chris Capuano thought he saw his last Major League baseball diamond in 2014, but he was wrong. The New York Yankees announced Thursday afternoon that they will be acquiring the left-hander from the AAA minor league Rockies affiliate, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, in exchange for cash.

Nike Jordan Brand Commercial Pays Re2pect to Derek Jeter (Video)

A Nike Jordan Brand commercial, featuring Derek Jeter and a star-studded cast of his fans paying their respects for 20 years in a New York Yankees uniform, will run during today’s All-Star Game. The commercial, which will air before Jeter’s at bat, is for Nike’s Jordan brand. Mike Jordan, Billy Crystal, Rudy Guliani, Jay-Z, Phil […]

Sleepy Yankees Fan Sues MLB, ESPN for Defamation

A 26-year-old man is suing Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees, and ESPN New York for character defamation after cameras caught him slumped over, sleeping on April 13th 2014, at Yankee Stadium as the Bronx Bombers faced off against the Boston Red Sox. Andrew Rector is seeking $10 million in the suit he filed […]

Mookie Betts Promoted to the Big Leagues with Red Sox

Mookie Betts, was called up to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday to join the lineup for Sunday’s final game in a 3-game series against the New York Yankees in the Bronx. Betts, 21, has been rocketing through the farm system in much the same way that Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts have. Betts […]

Stephen Drew May Get MRI for Pulled Oblique

Stephen Drew has spent more time on the Boston Red Sox bench than on the field, a trend that will continue through Friday due to a strained oblique. Drew pulled his right oblique muscle during practice in Baltimore on Wednesday. He was examined on Thursday to determine whether an MRI would be needed Friday.

Clay Buchholz to Pitch Rehab Start in Pawtucket

Clay Buchholz will pitch five innings for the Pawtucket Red Sox today, the next step in the process to get him closer to 2013 form, and further away from his currently inflated 7.02 ERA. Buchholz suffered a hyper-extended left knee, and reported dramatic seven-pound weight loss after his last start against the Atlanta Brave at […]

Jenny Dell Lands Job with CBS to Cover NFL

Jenny Dell, former ballpark correspondent for NESN’s Red Sox games, officially announced that she would be leaving the television channel for a position working with CBS. Dell will be a sideline reporter for NFL games televised by CBS. Last week, news broke about Dell officially parting ways with NESN.  Tuesday it was announced that she […]