John Lackey has been quite the bargain for the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Should Yogi Berra’s long baseball career be judged by his error in a crucial 1951 game that deprived the New York Yankees’ Allie Reynolds of a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox? Or Dustin Hoffman’s long film career judged by the 1987 cinematic bomb known as Ishtar? Of course not. But what about judging the [...]Show More Summary
Most predictions for the look of the 2016 Boston Red Sox roster assume that the team’s $20 million bust Hanley Ramirez would be dumped off on another team, with the Red Sox agreeing to absorb most of the reaming salary — about $90 million — on his five-year contract. Show More Summary
Red Sox fans were outraged when news of Orsillo's ousting was leaked, and forced the organization to send him off in style. It was a reminder that regular people can still make a difference in today's hyper-corporatized world.
Boston’s last game was also the last Red Sox game for Don Orsillo after 15 years of calling play-by-play. Orsillo’s exit from NESN wasn’t handled well, but the team did its part, with a video tribute at last week’s home finale and, after the final out of yesterday’s game in Cleveland, a cozy goodbye from the players themselves. Read more...
Monday's Say Hey, Baseball includes another season of Trout without the playoffs, the last Red Sox game for Don Orsillo, and some early playoff roster announcements. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
It appears that Boston Red Sox fans are not the only ones who will miss Don Orsillo. On Sunday, after Boston ended its season with a 3-1 loss at Cleveland, players stepped out of the dugout and onto the field in order to salute the announcer, who was working his final game for NESN.Read full article >>
The day Red Sox fans had been dreading finally came on Sunday when Don Orsillo called his final game for the New England Sports Network, a.k.a. NESN. Unlike previous games when there was no mention of Orsillo’s unceremonious departure...Show More Summary
Danny Salazar finished his first season as a full-time starter on a positive note, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 3-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday in their 2015 finale.
Don Orsillo has been the Red Sox play-by-play announcer for NESN since 2001, but he won’t be there again next year. Despite more than (...)
John Farrell will return to manage the Boston Red Sox next season and, in an unusual solution, the bench coach who filled in ably while Farrell was undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma will be back as well. Farrell had been on medical leave since Aug. 14 and recently was given a clean bill of health, […]
Sunday will conclude a second straight losing season for the Boston Red Sox, but manager John Farrell's prior success is keeping him at the helm in 2016. The Red Sox announced Farrell is returning to the dugout next year, along withShow More Summary
The Boston Red Sox say manager John Farrell will be back next season after leaving the team to undergo cancer treatment.
Corey Kluber pitched eight innings while Carlos Santana and Ryan Raburn homered, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
Surprise: You won't find anything about the Boston Red Sox on the pages that follow. Disappointed? Sorry, but the Sox are who we thought they were heading into the season—a team that, despite a talented offense, lacked the pitching necessary...Show More Summary
I've been on a bit of a minor league baseball card kick of late, and a couple of weeks ago I stumbled across a seller on Sportlots with quite a few that I was interested in. Some were new additions to my Red Sox collection. Others, like the Bartolo Colon above, I just found interesting because I like the player. Show More Summary
Josh Tomlin pitched into the seventh inning and Carlos Santana drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
After Dustin Pedroia started swinging an odd-looking bat in May, several of his teammates followed suit.
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees celebrates their 4-1 win against the Boston Red Sox and their wildcard playoff berth after their game at Yankee Stadium on October 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) Read more...