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Roy Halladay to Sign One-Day Contract, Retire With Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will sign a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and retire after 16 major league seasons.

Fielder HRs, NL Pitchers Shutdown AL to Win All-Star Game; Beckett Hurt

Adrian Gonzalez may have out-homered Milwaukee’s Prince Fielder at the Home Run Derby, but Fielder’s home run mattered most Tuesday night at the 82nd All-Star Game at Chase Stadium in Phoenix. Fielder’s three-run home run off Texas’ C.J. Wilson in the fourth inning drove in the winning runs, and National League pitchers limited American League […]

Red Sox Spring Training Wrap-Up (3/21-3/27): Sox Lose Mayor’s Cup, On 10-Game Losing Streak

Hey there, Sox fans! Sports of Boston brings you the final full week of Boston Red Sox Spring Training games, as player and fan alike eagerly await Friday’s Opening Day! The Red Sox made several roster moves this week, leaving their roster at 32 players. On Friday, the Red Sox reassigned four players to minor […]

TGIF: Fantasy Impact of Recent MLB Trades and Signings

Over the past couple of weeks, the baseball world has been buzzing about Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, John Lackey, and Curtis Granderson. There is no doubt that this offseason’s hot stove has helped warm up this chilly weather. These aren’t just new faces in new homes, these are *big* names in new homes. I know […]

Three Off-Season MLB Moves That Affect the Red Sox

Plenty of action has already taken place during the off-season. The Red Sox have made their share of moves (John Lackey) and also made intentions known (Adrian Gonzalez). This could force other players out to get rid of the surplus (Clay Buccholz). But, it’s not just the Red Sox that have been moving and shaking. […]

Halladay Traded to Phillies in 3-Team Deal

When the Hot Stove is burning, it’s really an inferno. In the same day John Lackey signed a five-year contract with the Red Sox (pending a physical), the Blue Jays have traded Sox nemesis Roy Halladay (a nemesis because he’s so good, not hated) out of the American League and to the Philadelphia Phillies, who […]

Mike Lowell Traded to Rangers?

Red Sox Acquire Catching Prospect Max Ramirez According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Red Sox and Rangers have agreed to a preliminary deal that would send Mike Lowell to the Rangers for catching prospect Max Ramirez, pending a physical. The Red Sox will reportedly eat most of Lowell’s salary in the deal. Red […]

Halladay Shopping

Should Theo Part with Buchholz and Kelly for Toronto Ace? Black Friday is still a couple days away but the Red Sox have already begun their offseason shopping. Boston is working on a potential deal that would land them former Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay. The New York Daily News first reported the Sox were a  ”putting a full […]

Red Sox Need Big Bat this Offseason

After such a difficult elimination in the first round of the 2009 American League Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels, many people are looking for a reason as to why the Red Sox lost, and what they can do to fix the problem. Analysts have come out and said that Jonathan Papelbon has to […]

Blue Jays Blow Out Sox AAA Club 12-0

In a game barely worth recapping, the Blue Jays ripped through the Red Sox, winning 12-0 behind ace Roy Halladay. Perhaps making a last pitch (get it?) for the Cy Young Award, Halladay tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout. While incredible, the start wasn’t very impressive, considering the Red Sox threw out a lineup that included […]

Byrd Batters Birds

It was a sensational re-debut for Paul Byrd, returning from pseudo-retirement, as he pitched six scoreless innings en route to a 7-0 destruction of the Toronto Blue Jays. Byrd gave up only three hits while throwing 83 pitches, 53 of which were strikes. Also debuting for the Red Sox was reliever Billy Wagner, who handled […]

Sox Rough Up Halladay, Win 6-1

The Red Sox offense jumped out to an early lead against All-Star Roy Halladay. Ortiz hit his 250th home run as a Red Sox player in the second inning to give the Sox a 1-0 lead over Halladay and the Blue Jays and the Sox would not look back. After Casey Kotchman reached on an […]

Red Sox Trade Rumors

With the trade deadline on the horizon, the Red Sox are in negotiations with three teams to see if they can land one big marquee player before Friday’s deadline. The Sox are looking to either add one more arm to the starting rotation or add some pop to the offense. Here is what Boston.com is saying: […]

Cliff Lee Traded to Phillies, Red Sox Running Out of Options

ESPN.com reports that the Cleveland Indians have traded Cy Young winner and staff ace Cliff Lee to the Philadelphia Phillies. This comes just two days after the New York Post said that the Sox were in negotiations to acquire Cliff Lee and catcher Victor Martinez from Cleveland. What Do The Sox Do Now? Roy Halladay […]

OMG. DON’T LET TEH YANKEES GET HALLADAY. SRSLY.

I’m sure I’m not the only one who gets mightily sick of hearing about possible trades for Roy Halladay. The saga has been dragging on for what seems like decades, with the same names being bandied about like ribald jokes. Part of the problem is that sports media is generally pretty good about covering what […]