Former Major League Baseball All Star pitcher Bill Monbouquette has died of leukemia at the age of 78, the Boston Red Sox said on their website.
The St. Louis Cardinals made their biggest roster move in 2014 when they sent Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to Boston in exchange for Corey Littrell and John Lackey. It was a move that fans questioned, both logically and emotionally. Craig and Kelly were fan favorites in St. Show More Summary
Celtics sign Andre Dawkins to 10-day contract, and send him to D-League The Boston Celtics have signed guard Andre Dawkins to a 10-day contract, and have assigned him to the Maine Red Claws in the NBA Development League. Dawkins, a 6’5” guard, appeared in 11 contests for the Sioux Falls Skyforce this season and averaged a team-high [...]
After starting the offseason with a bang and following it up with some active winter meetings, the Red Sox transaction wire has been practically dormant for over a month. The team is in solid shape, but could use a few more moves toShow More Summary
In collecting this slideshow, I found that roster construction gave half of the teams eligible a distinct advantage over the other half. Take David Ortiz away from the Boston Red Sox. Take Miguel Cabrera/Victor Martinez away from the Tigers. Show More Summary
After splitting time between the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics in 2014, free agent Jonny Gomes is reportedly attracting interest from the Atlanta Braves. MLB.com's Mark Bowman provided the news: Gomes hit a combined.234/.327/.330 with six home runs and 37 RBI in 112 games between the Red Sox and A's last season. Show More Summary
In an effort to rebound from a disappointing last-place season in 2014, the Boston Red Sox made a number of significant additions this offseason. The Red Sox bolstered their lineup with a pair of All-Stars, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. Show More Summary
A new, surprising round of trade rumors swept the Boston Red Sox Monday, after the Washington Nationals reportedly signed free agent righty Max Scherzer to a staggering seven-year, $210 million contract over the weekend — giving Washington a projected starting rotation of five elite pitchers. Show More Summary
Having a Ramirez hitting cleanup has worked out well for the Boston Red Sox in the past. They plan to do it again in 2015, hoping another Ramirez from the Dominican Republic can serve as lineup protection for David Ortiz while smacking the ball all around Fenway Park. Show More Summary
It's a sports bar. It's a very large sports bar with an avalanche of flat screens (90 in all), a large crowd, a theme built around the local sports legend and Boston Red Sox player Tony Conigliaro and fare that is quite better than one would expect at the average sports bar haunt. Show More Summary
By: By: Nick Edsall One of the most popular young cooks on the current season of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR is the daughter of a former Boston Red Sox pitcher. Ryan Kate Brandenburg is among the 12 contestants remaining in the kiddie cooking competition after last night’s episode. Her father, Mark Brandenburg, took the mound at Fenway […]
No, not Detroit – Boston, home of baked beans, the Red Sox, Cheers, and the American Revolution. The big news from NEIAS is – well, nothing really. All the good stuff is in Detroit right now. But unlike Detroit, Boston is close to me, so my girlfriend and I decided to go check it out anyway. Here are my random thoughts and ramblings from around the show. Read more...
Spring training can be stressful. That's definitely the case for outfielders on the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox, as there are simply way too many players and not enough spots in the respective lineups. What follows isShow More Summary
Boston Red Sox trade rumors have circled around Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cole Hamels at least since last summer, but as Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington began to reconfigure the Boston starting rotation once the 2014 season ended, it appeared that his ambitions did not reach as high as perhaps fans had hoped. Show More Summary
Boston's resurgence reached its peak on Thursday. Are the Boston Bruins back? If their game against the New York Rangers on Thursday night was a test for that question, they passed with flying colors. For much of the season, the Bruins have wandered aimlessly in the middle of the Eastern Conference pack. Show More Summary
Former Red Sox infielder and current WEEI yakker Lou Merloni is perhaps best known in Boston for being from Framingham and for being Nomar's friend. But in addition to those two distinctions, he did also manage to utility-guy his way through 423 games over the course of nine seasons in the Big Leagues. Read more...
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry tells TMZ Sports... he's got NO GRUDGE against Johnny Damon for leaving the team for the Yanks back in 2005... despite Johnny suggesting there was lingering beef between the two. As we previously reported,…
It's been nearly a decade since the break-up, but it seems like still some bad blood between Johnny Damon and Boston Red Sox owner John Henry... with Johnny saying they're still not on speaking terms. Damon shed some light on the situation on…
The Boston Red Sox enter 2015 with a number of fresh faces and many returning veterans. The end results of a variety of winter dealings so far are favorable to some Red Sox players and not so kind to others. With spring training lurking...Show More Summary
Think of the New York Yankees/Boston Red Sox rivalry as a bomb with an unlit fuse. And think of Yoan Moncada as a match. Make no mistake, Boston and New York never stop despising each other. But lately there hasn't been much oomph behind...Show More Summary