The Boston Red Sox reported to spring training this year with one mission in mind: to defend their World Series title. As they proved in 2013, it takes all 25 guys on a roster—usually more when dealing with injuries—to win a championship. A prime example is Xander Bogaerts. Show More Summary
Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday.
Kevin Gausman pitched three scoreless innings against a lineup of Boston Red Sox big leaguers, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised to a 13-2 victory in a split-squad game Saturday night.
Before we go any further, let me state for the record, on March 8, that I am not declaring that I think the New York Yankees will be world champions in 2014. Not yet, anyway. But it's never too early to start examining the possibilities. Last...Show More Summary
Earlier this week the Boston Red Sox were forced to apologize for not sending any of their star players to play in a spring training game at the Miami Marlins. Red Sox owner John Henry then took to Twitter and burned the Marlins, taking a blatant shot at their low-payroll roster. Show More Summary
The Miami Marlins and Boston Red Sox have been getting into it recently during spring training. Now, Red Sox owner John Henry has joined in. According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel (h/t Nate Scott of For The Win), Miami executives...Show More Summary
Bud Norris pitched three shutout innings in his second start of the spring, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday in the first of two split squad games between the teams.
While there are a number of rivalries in each sport, there are a few that are permanently ingrained in the national consciousness of fans across the entire sports landscape. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in baseball, Ohio State and Michigan in college football, and the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics immediately come to mind. Show More Summary
Adam Dunn hit a pair of RBI singles and the Chicago White Sox beat a split squad of Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Friday.
David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with an RBI double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday.
Returning to normalcy won't be easy, but pitcher Rich Hill took the first step toward doing so on Wednesday when he reported to Boston Red Sox spring training following the death of his infant son. According to ESPNBoston.com, Hill made the news public on Thursday that his son, Brooks, had tragically passed away. We had a son on Dec. Show More Summary
Nathan Eovaldi escaped a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and struck out four in two innings Thursday, but the Miami Marlins managed only two hits against the Boston Red Sox in a 0-0 tie.
The Marlins are reportedly quite pissed that the Red Sox fielded barely any major leaguers for today's spring training matchup. I will get this out of the way so you needn't bother: Marlins fans are quite pissed that the Marlins field barely any major leaguers during the regular season. Read more...
Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart.
Shelby Miller finally got a chance to pitch against the Boston Red Sox.
Shelby Miller gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut Wednesday, then retired eight in a row to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Boston Red Sox 8-6.
The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals will square off for just one series during the 2014 regular season, meeting up for three games in St. Louis from Aug. 5-7, but they will get a chance to meet on Wednesday in Grapefruit League...Show More Summary
Chris Archer pitched two scoreless innings in his spring training debut, Jose Molina reached base three times and scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Tuesday.
With the Boston Red Sox now fully immersed in spring training, the team is looking to solidify and cement its final 25-man roster en route to Opening Day 2014. The Red Sox once again find themselves in the coveted position of defending...Show More Summary
Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin hit two-run homers off Brandon Workman, who started in place of injured Jake Peavy, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 Monday.