There is no way to put it sugar-coat it; the Sox have been bad, terrible, atrocious, putrid, pick any negative word you would like and the Red Sox have embodied it. If the Toronto series wasn’t bad enough, the Red Sox extended their losing streak to nine games with a soul-crushing 15th inning loss Saturday night. It’s […]
There is a spectrum of Red Sox fans, I think we can all admit. There are the Pink Hats and the Guy Listening to His Transistor Radio Behind Home Plate. There is the I Don’t Care If We’re Down 9-0, I’m Still Singing “Sweet Caroline” and the Cowers Behind Her Couch Because No 9-0 Lead […]
If there’s a silver lining to the Red Sox loss Tuesday against the Blue Jays, it’s the cool fan that was relaxing in Fenway Park – the guy in the Whalers shirt eating a hot dog. Jays catcher Dioner Navarro hit a ground-rule double, and the fan just let the ball come to him, making […]
The Red Sox have brought back Stephen Drew on a one-year, 14 million dollar deal (prorated), and will be manning shortstop for Boston pending a physical. This deal ends a cat and mouse game that played throughout the offseason and the beginning of the 2014 season.
I stand by what I said in yesterday’s post that Brock Holt is not the answer at third base (who is?) for the Boston Red Sox. That said, in case you missed it, Holt did make a pretty sweet catch in foul territory against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday Night Baseball, with an unintentional assist from catcher AJ […]
On Saturday, the Red Sox placed third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled for the second time this season, this time with a fractured right index finger. The injury may be a blessing in disguise, as he’s hitting just .197/.305/.324 with all of two home runs in 21 games. To replace him on the 25-man roster, […]
The Red Sox are slowly working their way up the American League East ladder one game at a time after a few changes to the pitching rotation and the lineup. It seemed John Farrell had lost his edge, and his eye for placing talent in the right place at the time. Fans waited, hoped, and […]
Lester’s Impressive Start In case you missed it, Jon Lester threw an absolute gem for the Red Sox on Saturday. Lester earned his 3rd win of the season (3-4), tallying 15 strikeouts while only allowing 1 hit and 2 walks over 8 innings against the Oakland Athletics. There hasn’t been a Red Sox pitcher to […]
Well, that backfired. After rain postponed Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox invoked an obscure rule that gives them (and the Chicago Cubs) the authority to schedule doubleheaders without their opponent’s consent. The Rays wanted to wait until their next visit to Fenway Park to make up the rain […]
Did you tune into the Red Sox game tonight and wonder where Jerry Remy was? You weren’t alone, and NESN announced that Remy has a stomach flu.
During the finale of a three-game series versus the New York Yankees on Thursday night, the Red Sox failed to add onto the momentum from Wednesday’s win. The Yankees beat the Red Sox 14-5, thanks to a strong six-inning start by C.C. Sabathia and a defensive meltdown for the Red Sox.
Yankees starter Michael Pineda has had a great start to the 2014 season, allowing just two earned runs over the first 18 innings this year (3 starts; 2-1 record). He was a phenom his rookie season in Seattle, and then spent two years on the shelf after his trade to the Yankees, so his fast […]
To boo, or not to boo? That is the question Boston Red Sox fans are presented with as Jacoby Ellsbury makes his return to Fenway Park adorned in the pinstripes of the New York Yankees. On the one hand, he’s a Yankee. On the other, he helped bring two World Series trophies to Boston in […]
Overview The New York Yankees comes to Boston tonight to start the second act of the perennial drama that is the Red Sox/Yankees rivalry. In their first meeting the Sox dropped three out of four games in New York. The Yankees have since found themselves at the top of the AL East with an 11-8 […]
Red Sox vs Yankees Preview The Boston Red Sox (4-5) and the New York Yankees (4-5), commonly referred to as the greatest rivalry in baseball, will meet tonight in New York for the first time in the 2014 season. The Red Sox are coming off a big comeback win against the Texas Rangers and the […]