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  • • Yankees Clinch Playoff Berth in Pandemic-Shortened Season
    Despite a loss to the Boston Red Sox, the Yankees are in the postseason because of baseball math dictated by a loss by the Seattle Mariners....2020
  • • Red Sox fan breaks into Fenway Park during game against Yankees
    Boston Red Sox fans certainly are something else, but it appears like one man is taking absurdity to the next level....2020
  • • Red Sox get Rockies' Wallace as part of Pillar deal
    The Boston Red Sox acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Jacob Wallace from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, completing the Aug. 31 trade for outfielder Kevin Pillar....2020
  • • Red Sox Roster Moves
    The Boston Red Sox have selected the contract of Christian Arroyo ahead of today’s doubleheader, per Chris Cotillo of Masslive.com (via Twitter). Deivy Grullon, recently claimed off waivers from the Phillies, will also join the club at their 29th man. In addition, Matt Hall has been optioned to the team’s alternative site, and Andrew Benintendi…...2020
  • • Friday 5: Brad Keselowski tells team ‘Why not us?’ for title
    Brad Keselowski uses a rallying cry that helped carry the Boston Red Sox to the 2004 World Series championship. Will it work again?...2020
  • • Jackie Bradley Jr. Drawing Trade Interest
    Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox is eliciting trade interest from teams around the league ahead of Monday’s trade deadline. There’s no clear indication whether the Red Sox are offering their centerfielder up in trade discussions, but both the Giants and Indians are curious, per MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Bradley has long been…...2020
  • • Red Sox Place Nathan Eovaldi On 10-Day IL
    The Boston Red Sox placed starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi on the 10-day injured list with a mild calf strain, per MLB.com’s Ian Browne (via Twitter). The injury is not expected to keep Eovaldi out for long. In a related roster move, 30-year-old Chris Mazza has been recalled. Eovaldi was scheduled to pitch on Sunday against…...2020
  • • How To Watch Live Bruins, Red Sox Programming Sunday On NESN, NESN+
    NESN will have live Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox coverage Sunday on NESN and NESN+ channels. The Red Sox will take on the New York Yankees at 1 p.m. ET on NESN. Red Sox pregame coverage will begin at noon on NESN. Postgame coverage will air on NESN at the conclusion of the game. […] The post How To Watch Live Bruins, Red Sox Programming Sunday On NESN, NESN+ appeared first on NESN.com....2020
  • • Red Sox send RHPs Workman, Hembree to Phils
    The Philadelphia Phillies bolstered their bullpen by acquiring relievers Heath Hembree and Brandon Workman and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for right-handers Nick Pivetta and Connor Seabold....2020
  • • Identifying Potential Deadline Sellers
    The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies completed a trade on Friday, a rarity in this shortened season. While most pundits expect a quiet deadline 9 days from now, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal sees a template in Friday’s deal that might pave the way for more deals: “Desperate buyer. Eager seller. Cold hard cash to…...2020

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Boston Red injury and suspension

  • • Red Sox Place Nathan Eovaldi On 10-Day IL
    The Boston Red Sox placed starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi on the 10-day injured list with a mild calf strain, per MLB.com’s Ian Browne (via Twitter). The injury is not expected to keep Eovaldi out for long. In a related roster move, 30-year-old Chris Mazza has been recalled. Eovaldi was scheduled to pitch on Sunday against…...2020
  • • Red Sox docked draft pick, video replay operator suspended for cheating scandal
    Major League Baseball handed down its punishments for the Boston Red Sox following an investigation of the 2018 World Series-winning team. MLB's report places blame not on the front office or manager Alex Cora, but on the team's video replay system operator, according to The Athletic's Evan Drellich....2020
  • • Red Sox P Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John Surgery
    You can add another Major League Baseball player to the list of athletes who have undergone surgery amid the coronavirus outbreak. Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Monday, according to the Red Sox. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAtrrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.  Sale's surgery was deemed worthy by ElAttrache due to the impact it...2020
  • • Red Sox's Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    Boston Red Sox left hander Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery, Chaim Bloom, the team's chief baseball officer, announced Wednesday....2020
  • • Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    The inevitable has come. Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery, the Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday. The announcement is not really surprising considering the way things have been going for Sale. He’s been dealing with elbow problems over the past month, which was an issue for him last season too. The Red Sox said Sale would not have to undergo Tommy John surgery, but many felt he would ...2020
  • • Red Sox announce Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    The Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday that starting pitcher Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. Sale, who missed the start of spring training with pneumonia, experienced soreness in his elbow at the start of his training and underwent testing. After sending the scans in early March to renowned Dr. James Andrews and then receiving...2020
  • • MLB pushing back season start is good for Chris Sale, Red Sox
    We knew the start of the Major League Baseball regular season was delayed for at least two weeks, but now we'll have to wait even longer to see the players return to the diamond. MLB announced Monday that the season has been delayed at least eight weeks in order to comply with the CDC's recommendations of restricting events of more than 50-plus people. How many teams can say they'll benefit from a...2020
  • • Chris Sale diagnosed with flexor strain, will not need surgery
    The Boston Red Sox gathered several opinions on the latest arm issue Chris Sale is experiencing, and the news could have been much worse for the left-hander and the team. Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke confirmed on Thursday that doctors have not recommended any type of surgery for Sale, including Tommy John. Sale was diagnosed with a flexor strain in his left elbow and will take a week off from thro...2020
  • • Report: Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery for now
    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale seems to have avoided a major setback with his elbow after doctors determined he doesn’t need Tommy John surgery at this time, per the Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Sale, who missed the start of spring training with pneumonia, experienced soreness in his elbow at the start of the week and underwent testing. The team initially sent the MRI results to renowned ...2020
  • • Amid battles with carpal tunnel, Price says he has feeling in his hand again
    David Price appears to be taking a big step in the right direction now that he is a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The former Cy Young winner made his first start of the spring on Monday, pitching 1.1 innings against the Cincinnati Reds. After the game, Price, who has battled carpal tunnel syndrome and circulatory problems in his wrist throughout his entire career, gave a positive update on hi...2020

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Boston Red trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Red Sox get Rockies' Wallace as part of Pillar deal
    The Boston Red Sox acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Jacob Wallace from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, completing the Aug. 31 trade for outfielder Kevin Pillar....2020
  • • Red Sox Roster Moves
    The Boston Red Sox have selected the contract of Christian Arroyo ahead of today’s doubleheader, per Chris Cotillo of Masslive.com (via Twitter). Deivy Grullon, recently claimed off waivers from the Phillies, will also join the club at their 29th man. In addition, Matt Hall has been optioned to the team’s alternative site, and Andrew Benintendi…...2020
  • • Jackie Bradley Jr. Drawing Trade Interest
    Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox is eliciting trade interest from teams around the league ahead of Monday’s trade deadline. There’s no clear indication whether the Red Sox are offering their centerfielder up in trade discussions, but both the Giants and Indians are curious, per MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Bradley has long been…...2020
  • • Identifying Potential Deadline Sellers
    The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies completed a trade on Friday, a rarity in this shortened season. While most pundits expect a quiet deadline 9 days from now, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal sees a template in Friday’s deal that might pave the way for more deals: “Desperate buyer. Eager seller. Cold hard cash to…...2020
  • • Red Sox docked draft pick, video replay operator suspended for cheating scandal
    Major League Baseball handed down its punishments for the Boston Red Sox following an investigation of the 2018 World Series-winning team. MLB's report places blame not on the front office or manager Alex Cora, but on the team's video replay system operator, according to The Athletic's Evan Drellich....2020
  • • Red Sox P Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John Surgery
    You can add another Major League Baseball player to the list of athletes who have undergone surgery amid the coronavirus outbreak. Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Monday, according to the Red Sox. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAtrrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.  Sale's surgery was deemed worthy by ElAttrache due to the impact it...2020
  • • Offseason In Review: Boston Red Sox
    A transformative offseason for the Red Sox saw the club trade its franchise player, make an unexpected managerial change, and (perhaps most importantly in ownership’s view?) duck under the luxury tax threshold. Major League Signings Martin Perez, SP: One year, $6.5MM (includes $500K buyout of $6.25MM club option for 2021) Kevin Pillar, CF: One year,…...2020
  • • Offseason in review: Boston Red Sox
    A transformative offseason for the Boston Red Sox saw the  club trade its franchise player, make an unexpected managerial change,  and (perhaps most importantly in ownership’s view?) duck under the  luxury tax threshold. Here's a look at the offseason for the Red Sox. Major-league signings: Martin Perez, SP: One year, $6.5M (includes $500K buyout of $6.25M club option for 2021). Kevin Pillar, CF: ...2020
  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    The sports world is buzzing with NFL free agency approaching as future Hall of Famer Tom Brady weighs whether or not to return to the New England Patriots. Now, another Boston sports legend is weighing in with some advice for the Patriots on how to bring Brady back to Boston. Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz offered rather simple advice to the Patriots if they want Brady to return next season. Si...2020
  • • Red Sox sign RHP McHugh to a one-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox signed right-hander Collin McHugh to a one-year contract on Thursday and designated right-hander Hector Velazquez for assignment....2020

Boston Red stats

  • • MLBPA director Tony Clark calls for Mookie Betts trade to be resolved
    The delays in the Mookie Betts trade have become significant enough that the Major League Baseball Players Union has weighed in. Citing the fact that the players involved are “in limbo” and the “unethical leaking of medical information,” MLBPA executive director Tony Clark urged the four teams involved — the Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels — to complete ...2020
  • • 10 MLB stars on early MVP pace
    While some big-name players have struggled in the early part of the 2019 MLB season, others have made it their own. Defending American League MVP Mookie Betts has struggled. That’s true for many of his teammates. But one member of the Boston Red Sox has consistently performed. And while Betts has struggled, the reigning National League MVP has not. In Southern California, one star is right in his ...2019
  • • Pedro Martinez tells Red Sox fans to ‘relax’ after horrible start
    The Boston Red Sox have returned most of the roster from last year’s record-setting, World Series champion team, but you would never know it after the way they have performed out of the gate in 2019. Their starting pitching has been downright abysmal, but one of the best players in franchise history is not concerned. After the Red Sox fell to 1-4 on the season with a 7-0 loss to the Oakland A’s on...2019

Boston Red kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    David Ortiz demonstrated his abilities as one of the game’s all-time great power hitters for more than a decade with the Boston Red Sox. Now, the MLB legend is passing on his skills to his 15-year-old son and potentially starting the next generation of baseball greatness in his family. The 44-year-old spent some quality time with his son in the backyard, teaching him the finer points of hitting. F...2020
  • • Jeter Downs details recent chance encounter with idol, namesake
    The fact that Jeter Downs is named after Derek Jeter thanks to his mother’s admiration of the New York Yankees legend is hardly a shocker, and to no surprise the MLB prospect grew up idolizing “The Captain.” The new Boston Red Sox middle infielder — acquired in the mega-deal that shipped Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers — crossed paths with his namesake just last week. It oc...2020
  • • Former MVP Dustin Pedroia suffers significant setback in return from injury
    Boston Red Sox second baseman and former AL MVP Dustin Pedroia’s career could very well be over. The 36-year-old infielder has played in a grand total of nine games over the past two seasons after suffering a knee injury back in 2017. According to Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe, Pedroia is now dealing with yet another setback in his return to the diamond. There’s no more information available at...2020
  • • New York City mayor takes heat after tweeting about love for Red Sox
    New York City mayor Bill de Blasio may have just committed cardinal sin No. 1 in the eyes of his constituents. The Democratic leader attended the Boston Red Sox's spring training game on Saturday with his wife Chirlane McCray and tweeted some pictures of the visit, calling the defending World Series champions one of his “great loves.” Naturally, New Yorkers weren’t thrilled about their mayor ridin...2019
  • • Blake Swihart posts touching tribute, in lineup day after brother’s death
    Blake Swihart was in the Boston Red Sox lineup for Thursday’s Grapefruit League exhibition game against the Washington Nationals, just one day after learning of his brother’s sudden death. The Red Sox catcher also posted a touching tribute to his late sibling on Instagram. Swihart believes his late brother would have wanted him to play on Thursday. “Romell would have been upset with me if I didn’t...2019
  • • Red Sox announce passing of Blake Swihart’s younger brother
    The Boston Red Sox have announced that catcher Blake Swihart’s younger brother, Romell Jordan, has passed away at the age of 23, per a team statement . Swihart has left Red Sox camp in the wake of the family tragedy. “Jordan, who played running back at the University of New Mexico, was 23 years old,” the statement read. “No details of the death have been released, and the Swihart family has asked ...2019
  • • Roush Fenway Racing co-owner looks to buy into NASCAR
    Roush Fenway Racing co-owner John Henry is in talks with NASCAR to purchase a minority state in the stock-car racing sanctioning body, according to a Bloomberg article citing anonymous sources. Neither Henry nor NASCAR are commenting. Henry invested in Roush Racing-turned-Roush Fenway Racing in 2007. RFR is expected to field two cars, full-time, in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019 — th...2018
  • • Lucky Sox: Man wins lottery with jersey numbers
    A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox....2018
  • • Manny Machado appears to bid Dodgers farewell in Instagram note
    Manny Machado thanked the Los Angeles Dodgers and seemed to bid farewell to the organization in an Instagram post on Wednesday. On the day the Boston Red Sox held their World Series victory parade, Machado likely said goodbye to the National League champions. On Instagram, Machado thanked the Dodgers for believing in him and called it an “honor” to wear Dodger Blue. “I’d like to thank the Los Ange...2018

Top Boston Red news

  • • Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers
    The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox that would send star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Dodgers, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. The deal is pending medical reviews....2020
  • • Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan. Boston's return includes outfielder Alex Verdugo, sources said....2020
  • • Resolution: Dodgers should be awarded WS titles
    A resolution urging Major League Baseball to strip the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox of recent World Series titles and award them to the Los Angeles Dodgers has been unanimously approved by the L.A. City Council....2020
  • • Red Sox's Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    2020
  • • Red Sox: Hunter's experiences with racism 'real'
    Committed "to using our platform to amplify the many voices who are calling out injustice," the Boston Red Sox Wednesday issued a statement, confirming Torii Hunter's experiences with racism at Fenway Park as 'real.'...2020
  • • MLB: No plans to strip Astros, Red Sox of titles
    Comissioner Rob Manfred says Major League Baseball has no plans to strip World Series titles from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox as a result of the sign-stealing scandal....2020
  • • Report: Red Sox agree with Pillar on 1-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal with free-agent outfielder Kevin Pillar, according to The Boston Globe....2020
  • • Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan. Boston's return includes outfielder Alex Verdugo, sources said....2020
  • • David Ortiz calls out ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers for blowing whistle on Astros
    David Ortiz does not condone how the Houston Astros cheated their way to a World Series title in 2017, but Big Papi seems equally annoyed that it was a former member of the team who blew the lid off the sign-stealing scheme. Ortiz spoke with reporters from Boston Red Sox training camp on Thursday, and he criticized former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for being a “snitch.” Ortiz said it doesn’t sit we...2020
  • • Each MLB Team’s 60-Man Player Pool
    Teams had until today at 4:00 pm EST to report their initial 60-man player pools to MLB. We’ll keep links here to each team’s player pool as their respective announcements come in. AL East Baltimore Orioles Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Tampa Bay Rays Toronto Blue Jays AL Central Chicago White Sox Cleveland Indians…...2020

Boston Red fantasy rankings and news

  • • Judge dismisses one sign-stealing lawsuit against Red Sox, Astros
    It looks like the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros will have one less thing to worry about these days. A federal judge dismissed one of the sign-stealing lawsuits against both organizations Friday, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed with the case. This specific lawsuit was filed by daily fantasy sports against the Red Sox, Astros and Major League Baseball. Daily fantasy sports argued...2020
  • • Report: MLB concluded investigation into Boston's alleged cheating; Red Sox deny league’s findings
    Major League Baseball has reportedly concluded its investigation into allegations that the Boston Red Sox stole signs in 2018, and a lawyer for the Red Sox denied MLB’s finding, per The Athletic. According to The Athletic’s Daniel Kaplan, a lawyer representing the Red Sox did not admit to the team allegedly using video replay to steal opponents’ signs during the 2018 season. The denial came during...2020
  • • Red Sox appear to know conclusion of MLB sign-stealing investigation
    We’ve been waiting quite a while for an update on MLB’s investigation into the Boston Red Sox, but it sounds like the team might already know what’s coming. Red Sox lawyers were in court Friday as part of a lawsuit brought by fantasy sports contestants over sign-stealing by both Boston and the Houston Astros. One lawyer, as well as the judge in the case, seemed to hint that the Red Sox will be acc...2020

Boston Red schedule, game

  • • Red Sox Place Nathan Eovaldi On 10-Day IL
    2020
  • • Eduardo Rodriguez out for season due to heart ailment caused by COVID-19
    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez will not pitch at all this season following health complications related to COVID-19....2020
  • • Restraining order issued against Red Sox legend David Ortiz in Dominican Republic
    Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz being shot a little over a year ago in the Dominican Republic was a wild story, but now a restraining order reportedly has been filed against the slugger in the country....2020
  • • Boston Red Sox all-time team: Big Papi, Pedro, Pedroia in history-rich lineup
    We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April...2020
  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    2020
  • • Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    2020
  • • Red Sox announce Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    2020
  • • Ex-MLB player: Coronavirus 'would spread like wildfire' through baseball
    Major League Baseball has shut down spring training and elected to delay the start of the 2020 season at least two weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Given the nature and gravity of the outbreak, MLB — and the same can be said for the NBA, NHL, MLS, etc. — had no other choice. That being said, the decision to shut down baseball for perhaps even longer than the original two-week delay of Opening ...2020
  • • Pitcher Hector Velazquez added to Orioles' roster
    The Baltimore Orioles added Hector Velazquez to their roster today, claiming the right-hander off waivers from the Boston Red Sox, tweets Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald. The Orioles PR department has confirmed the move. The Red Sox DFA’ed Velazquez on March 5. Velazquez, 31, spent the last couple of seasons as a swingman in Boston. After a solid season as a starter in 2017 for for the Paw...2020
  • • Report: Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery for now
    2020

Boston Red rumors, scandals

  • • Joe Kelly: 'I think I'll be irritated forever' about Astros' sign-stealing scandal
    Although Kelly wasn't a member of the 2017 Dodgers team that lost the World Series to the Astros, he had to deal with the organization's antics in 2018 as a member of the Boston Red Sox....2020
  • • Red Sox docked draft pick, video replay operator suspended for cheating scandal
    2020
  • • Judge dismisses one sign-stealing lawsuit against Red Sox, Astros
    2020
  • • Manfred indicates that MLB has completed Boston Red Sox investigation
    Major League Baseball has completed its investigation into the Boston Red Sox’s alleged cheating. Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt for an interview on Wednesday night. Manfred shared that the investigation has been completed. He said no written report has been produced yet because they have been focused on other more pressing matters. “We are done with the investigation,” ...2020
  • • Report: MLB concluded investigation into Boston's alleged cheating; Red Sox deny league’s findings
    2020
  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    2020
  • • Mic’d up Yankees reliever Zack Britton mocks Red Sox over scandal
    The Houston Astros have been mocked and ridiculed throughout spring training by fans and even other MLB players. Despite also being investigated for cheating, the Boston Red Sox have for the most part avoided the taunts, jeers and brutal trolling. That all ended, however, when New York Yankees reliever Zach Britton capitalized on ESPN televising the team’s spring training game against the BoSox on...2020
  • • Report: Red Sox ace Chris Sale undergoes MRI on elbow
    As the Boston Red Sox prepare for a season of transition, they could very well be without staff ace Chris Sale for a while. Sale, 30, reported some soreness in his elbow after throwing a side session during Spring Training in Florida. He just had an MRI, the results of which will be sent to renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Given Andrews is known for performing Tommy John surgery, this can’t be ...2020
  • • Jose Canseco defends Mike Fiers for whistleblowing, calls out David Ortiz
    After hearing former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz call Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers a “snitch” for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal, former big-league slugger Jose Canseco stepped in and came to Fiers’ defense. Canseco, a six-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, tweeted support for Fiers and his decision to alert MLB about the Astros’ cheating sch...2020
  • • David Ortiz unloads on ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers
    Mike Fiers helped blow the whistle on the Houston Astros for their sign-stealing scheme in 2017, and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz thinks that makes him a snitch. Speaking to John Tomase of the Boston Globe, Ortiz unloaded on Fiers for only coming out only after he won a ring and landed a big contract with the Oakland Athletics. No doubt, Ortiz isn’t the only one in MLB circles who feels the s...2020

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