As David Ortiz finished his discussion with the media yesterday, a few minutes of chatter on his way out the door before today’s day off, the... Read more
BOSTON—Victor Martinez had five hits, including a career-high four doubles -- one of them to break a sixth-inning tie after Oakland walked the... Read more
David Ortiz had a double in the first inning last night and gave the Red Sox the lead with a home run in the fifth. The Oakland Athletics finally... Read more
Yesterday’s game against the A’s was a chance for Tim Wakefield to distance himself from his last start, a 12-hit, nine-run outing over 3 2/3... Read more
BALTIMORE — The play looked far too familiar, with the left fielder barreling toward the third baseman in foul territory and the ball falling... Read more
BALTIMORE — In the grand scheme of things, what did yesterday’s 4-3 loss to the Orioles mean to the Red Sox? Nothing more than one loss to a bad... Read more
CLEVELAND — The applause was warm and full as the Indians former catcher stepped to the plate in the first inning.
It was not, however, very... Read more
CLEVELAND—Tim Wakefield walked to his locker and found a strange new nameplate above it: 2777.
It wasn't the age of the veteran right-hander,... Read more
CLEVELAND — With no Jonathan Papelbon in the bullpen, the call went out to the closer-in-training. Daniel Bard walked to the mound in the bottom of... Read more
When the Red Sox honored their elder statesman in the third inning, Tim Wakefield popped his head out of the dugout and the cheers of the capacity... Read more
Two innings into the game, Daniel Nava, who a few short years ago was laundering jerseys for the University of Santa Clara baseball team that had... Read more
BOSTON—Cole Hamels was at his best after losing a lengthy at-bat.
Hamels cooled off Boston's surging lineup with seven strong innings, helping... Read more
BOSTON—David Ortiz homered, Dustin Pedroia scored three runs and Clay Buchholz had another solid start to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory... Read more
BOSTON—Mired in a slump, Dustin Pedroia had an MRI on his right knee to see if that might be causing his problem.
The test was negative.
The... Read more
The words flew whip-quick out of manager Terry Francona’s mouth as he sat down in front of the press corps last night. He didn’t wait for a... Read more
Manny Ramirez is usually like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re going to get.
Yet last night he was predictable.
In his first... Read more
If you’re into the Red Sox then you should give them a standing ovation.
If you believed this was a playoff team in spring training, then good... Read more
DENVER — Sitting alone at the table in the middle of the visitor’s clubhouse, Mike Lowell’s hands went to his face. His head dropped for a moment,... Read more
DENVER — Twenty minutes had passed since the final pitch left Jonathan Papelbon’s hand and sailed out, way out, of Coors Field. And yet Papelbon... Read more
DENVER — Dustin Pedroia clapped his hands and let out a roar as he rounded first base. His shot had barely cleared the yellow line in left field,... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO—Jonathan Sanchez had already iced his arm and still had a long wait on the clubhouse couch for Brian Wilson to finally finish off the... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO—Mike Cameron hit a three-run homer, Darnell McDonald also connected and the Boston Red Sox beat the San Francisco Giants and their... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO — It was an afternoon of pain, as yet another Red Sox player fractured yet another bone yesterday.
But there was also the pain... Read more
Terry Francona credited John Lackey for his crisp game management of the Tampa Bay Rays during his seven-inning stint on the mound in last night’s... Read more
From the beginning, last night’s 9-4 loss to the Rays was a scuffle for Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka.
His first pitch, an 89-mile-per-hour... Read more
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