NEW YORK - And, as a parting gift on a trip already fraught with more than its share of peril for the Red Sox, Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain... Read more
BOSTON—Robinson Cano homered and drove in three runs, Andy Pettitte gave the Yankees another strong start and New York beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3... Read more
NEW YORK --At this rate, the relentless Boston Red Sox might eliminate the Yankees sooner than anyone thought.
Jason Bay drove in four runs,... Read more
NEW YORK - The ball, blasted off the bat of Jason Giambi on a fastball from Hideki Okajima, cleared the center-field fence.
With it went the... Read more
By the time Mike Lowell exited last night's game against the Yankees, it was already a lost evening. The rain that had engulfed the Boston area had... Read more
Johnny Pesky covered his face with his hands, not quite hiding his moist eyes. He stood behind home plate at Fenway Park, looking out to right... Read more
It was the first perfect night for baseball this spring, created by Red Sox ownership for just such a scenario, as Tom Werner joked before the... Read more
Walking Jason Bay intentionally seemed to make sense for the Yankees. He had: 1) tied Friday's game with a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth... Read more
The plate beckoned. Jacoby Ellsbury, creeping farther off third base as Andy Pettitte delivered his second pitch to J.D. Drew, saw the situation... Read more
NEW YORK - With the rain pouring down and putting the night's firsts in jeopardy, the Red Sox took note of the plush contents of the new Yankee... Read more
NEW YORK - The count was 2-and-0 to Ramiro Pena in the sixth inning, the rain falling steadily. Runners were on second and third with the Red Sox... Read more
The Red Sox moved into sole possession of first place in the American League East with a 6-5 win last night over the Yankees at Fenway Park, and... Read more
One at-bat, one that ends with the batter cheering to himself as he leaves the batter's box, can change an inning. It can change a game. It can,... Read more
NEW YORK - The sweat dripped from John Smoltz’s face as he stared in at his catcher. He looked lost and beaten. He had seen nights like this in his... Read more
NEW YORK - Yankee Stadium was still rocking over Johnny Damon’s tying home run in the eighth inning off fireballing reliever Daniel Bard when Mark... Read more
As Brad Penny walked off the field, failure in his wake, boos suffused the hot, sticky air in Fenway Park. He had just begun a meltdown that was... Read more
Before yesterday’s game, as Terry Francona discussed his upcoming rotation, he asked for patience. Patience from Brad Penny, and patience from the... Read more
There was little for Josh Beckett to say. Little he needed to say.
“It was a pretty good [butt] whipping, to sum it up,’’ Beckett said. “[Butt]... Read more
NEW YORK - The image of Jon Lester falling to the ground, writhing in pain as the Red Sox training staff streamed out of the dugout, was startling.... Read more
NEW YORK - Dustin Pedroia lingered in the Red Sox dugout yesterday for several minutes, his head poking out as he stared out at the Yankee Stadium... Read more
The Red Sox were all things to all people when they opened their 110th season with a 9-7 victory against the Yankees at Fenway Park last... Read more
Ball one. Ball two. Ball three. Red Sox reliever Hideki Okajima had thrown three pitches off the plate to Nick Johnson in the eighth inning, with... Read more
Developing Red Sox situation No. 2: Jonathan Papelbon.
Relax, this one isn’t anywhere near the front burner like the David Ortiz/Mike Lowell... Read more
As his starting pitcher fell apart in the sixth inning — four hits, two walks (one intentional), two hit batters, and a whopping six runs — the... Read more
The stands were rain-soaked and sparsely populated by the time No. 44 jogged in from the bullpen. There was nothing more on the line, with the... Read more
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