Sometimes, the most valuable player doesn’t need to be on the field.When the Boston Red Sox play an exhibition game Tuesday against Boston College, both teams will be wearing No. 3 jerseys in support of Pete Frates, the former BC team captain who wore that number and later helped popularize the Ice Bucket Challenge while fighting ALS.
One of the people who tweeted vulgarities and insults about the daughter of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has been suspended by the college he attends and is under police investigation. Brookdale Community College announced the discipline on Facebook: Students and community members have rightfully expressed concerns regarding recent social media comments made […]
Curt Schilling, the former Red Sox pitcher, knows a thing or two about mixing it up. The ESPN commentator doesn’t mind being a lightning rod for his conservative Republican beliefs or his baseball analysis, but he draws the line at what he calls “vulgar and defiling” social media comments about his teenaged daughter. It began […]
Hey, Boston Red Sox fans: To borrow from The Hollies, he ain't heavy, he's your Panda. You've seen the picture by now, and the accompanying tweet by Boston.com's Steve Silva. Or, in case you haven't: Silva later claimed his intent was...Show More Summary
Cole Hamels has been at the center of most Boston Red Sox trade rumors at least since the midway point of the 2014 season, but despite reports that Boston General Manager Ben Cherington actually made a concrete offer for the Philadelphia Phillies’ 31-year-old All Star lefty, nothing has materialized by way of a viable deal. Show More Summary
Tonight I've got my latest really old Red Sox acquisition to share with you... If I ever get around to ranking my favorite pre-war card sets, which I doubt I'll ever do, 1914/1915 Cracker Jack would be right at the top of the list. The cards are just beautiful. Show More Summary
Spring training is now underway for the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Florida. The Red Sox have 57 players in camp preparing for the 2015 season. In addition to the full 40-man roster, there are also 17 non-roster invitees trying toShow More Summary
This is getting to be a regular feature here, but it's time for the latest PWE from my buddy Mark Kaz of This Way to the Clubhouse. As is the case with our usual back and forth envelopes, I found 9 brand new Red Sox cards inside... I'm among the many who are digging the 2015 Topps flagship set. Show More Summary
Yoan Moncada arrived Wednesday at the spring training headquarters of the Boston Red Sox, another step toward completion of a hefty contract for the 19-year-old Cuban.
OK, New England, let's put down those alcoholic beverages and swap them for cups of coffee. The first official spring training workout for Boston Red Sox position players was Wednesday, which makes it a good time to conclude the month-long celebration of the Patriots' Super Bowl title. Show More Summary
Former pitcher Curt Schilling was one proud papa on Twitter on Wednesday. The ex-Boston Red Sox player, who’s currently at spring training in Fort Meyers, Fla., took to the social media platform to congratulate his daughter Gabby who will advance her softball career by becoming a pitcher for the Salve Regina University Seahawks. Congrats to […]
Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino helped heighten the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry in 2003 when he referred to the Yankees as the "evil empire" when New York outbid MLB for prized Cuban prospect Jose Contreras. Lucchino has been critical of the Yankees' free agent spending in recent seasons. Show More Summary
Right now, everyone's focused on what the New York Yankees' farm system doesn't have: Cuban super-prospect Yoan Moncada. The Yankees were favored to land Moncada but were surprisingly outbid by the rival Boston Red Sox. That understandably...Show More Summary
Red Sox players Dustin Pedroia and Mike Napoli and team Chairman Tom Werner joined leaders from the Red Sox Foundation, New Balance and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, runners, Veterans and their Families at JetBlue Park in Ft. Myers yesterday to announce July 25th as the date for this year’s run and commemorate New […]
Just about everyone seems to agree that Major League Baseball’s new pace-of-play rules will be good for the game, speeding up contests that are 30 minutes longer on average than they were in 1981. Everyone, that is, except for Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Man, he really doesn’t like these new rules, especially the […]
Most of the country is stuck in a thaw after cold weather swept across the nation. Luckily, spring training baseball is finally here to warm your heart. Early on, there are several teams, like the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies, taking on hometown colleges down in Florida. Show More Summary
Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo showed up to today's spring-training practice with some elaborate hair. He's going to look so much faster when he runs now. Read more...
Major League Baseball is focused on increasing the pace of play and shortening the length of games entering the 2015 season, but Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz isn't taking too kindly to the initiative. According to 95.7...Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox continued their eye-catching offseason on Monday, agreeing to terms with coveted Cuban teenager Yoan Moncada after a lengthy bidding war. Moncada, a 19-year-old infielder, will receive a reported $31.5 million signing bonus and will cost the Red Sox a total of $63 million, per Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com. Show More Summary
After months of speculation over where he would land and for how much, Cuban sensation Yoan Moncada has agreed to terms with the Boston Red Sox on a deal that will pay him a bonus worth something in the neighborhood of $30 million, according...Show More Summary