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Red Sox Correct to Send Jose Iglesias to Triple-A

Last week, the Red Sox made the inevitable decision that most fans disapproved of. The team sent 23-year-old Jose Iglesias back down to the minor leagues in order to activate shortstop Stephen Drew from the 7-day disabled list as the veteran returns from a concussion. In six games with the Red Sox, Iglesias had shown off […]

Nava’s 7th Inning HR lifts Red Sox in Home Opener

Celebration swept across New England on Monday afternoon as the Boston Red Sox kicked off their home schedule with an exciting 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles, their ninth consecutive win on Opening Day at Fenway Park. The team was coming to Fenway strong off of a 4-2 road trip within the division, winning series […]

Happ-less Sox Shut Down, Lackey Injured

Everything seemed to be going according to the plan general manager Ben Cherington had in mind through the first four games of the season for the Boston Red Sox. The team was hitting, pitching, and playing good defense. On Saturday, the team experienced the type of loss that forced Red Sox Nation to put the […]

Red Sox Batter Yankees on Opening Day

No one knows what to expect this year in the American League East. Even the best of analysts have admitted the division is a true crapshoot, where any of the five great teams could finish in any of the five spots in the standings. This small hint of optimism that everything could work out for […]

How Many Games Will the 2013 Red Sox Win?

It’s never easy to try and predict how many games any team will win, especially in baseball, and especially entering a year where the Boston Red Sox find themselves in one of the strongest divisions — on paper, that is. It’s unclear as to how things will really play out, especially with all the players who […]

Is David Ortiz the Achilles’ Heel for the Red Sox?

When the Boston Red Sox signed slugger David Ortiz to a two-year deal for $26 million, a gentle quiver traveled across Red Sox Nation. Of course, the return of the lone familiar face from the 2004 World Series championship team is a good thing–Ortiz is the most dangerous offensive threat the Sox have these days. […]

Celtics Outlast Hawks in OT Thriller

The Boston Celtics improved to a miraculous 14-4 record since the season-ending injury to Rajon Rondo after a dramatic comeback by the visiting Atlanta Hawks was spoiled by a tie-breaking three-point shot by Jason Terry in overtime that led to a 107-102 win. The Celtics improved to 34-27, an identical record to their Eastern Conference […]

Red Sox Prospect Drake Britton charged with DUI

23-year old Red Sox left-handed pitching prospect Drake Britton was arrested at 4:42 a.m. on Saturday morning on misdemeanor charges of reckless driving. Britton drove up to 111 mph in a 45 mph zone while in his black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, and upon pursuit by the police, he jumped a curb, knocked down a small barbed-wire fence, […]

Despite AL East Hype, Red Sox Good Bet for 2013 Postseason

This season, parity redefines itself in the American League East. Unlike years past, where the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have clashed over the division title and sole AL Wild Card, the division presents five potentially great baseball teams competing for a maximum of three playoff spots. After an abysmal 2012 season, the […]

Pair of Horton Goals Fuel Bruins Again

Nathan Horton scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season, while Tuukka Rask made 24 of 26 stops to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning from the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Florida on Thursday night. The B’s also had a goal from Patrice Bergeron and Brad […]

Clay Buchholz’s Hamstring Another Cause for Concern for Red Sox Staff

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz suffered a mild hamstring strain last Tuesday during Spring Training fielding drills, and while both the pitcher and team have been optimistic that the injury isn’t a big deal, there is still serious cause for concern. The Red Sox have been plagued over the last few years by […]

2013 Red Sox Depth Chart: Catcher – Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Ryan Lavarnway, David Ross, Mike Napoli

Boston’s crowded cluster of catching candidates has been a hot topic this offseason. Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway, both of whom present some upside with significant question marks entering 2013, though it appears the team is prepared to start Saltalamacchia when the season kicks off. It also seems likely that the team will utilize free […]

Bass, Celtics Overcome Sloppy Play to Edge Bulls

The Boston Celtics (28-24) have won eight of nine games after an ugly 71-69 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday nigh from the TD Garden. Both teams were without their star point guards, and offensive woes were the theme of the night as the Bulls suffered 22 turnovers and Brandon Bass had a game-high […]

2013 Red Sox Depth Chart: 1st Base – Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, Others

The Boston Red Sox enter the 2013 season with unexpected uncertainty regarding first base, after trading away slugger Adrian Gonzalez at the trading deadline this past year. Gonzalez had been inked through 2018, but his inability to give the Sox the power they had expected led to his shipment out of town. Now the position […]

Celtics Edge Heat in 2OT Thriller, Lose Rondo for Season

A reeling Celtics team had quite the swing of emotions on Sunday afternoon, starting with the devastating news that point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Very little on the court could possibly compete with that huge loss, but a 100-98 double overtime win against the rival […]