What is Jonathan Papelbon Worth in the 2012 Free Agent Market?

Earlier this season, it seemed fairly clear that Jonathan Papelbon was no longer an elite closer. Many waited for Papelbon to take a significant step forward in an effort to prove that his disastrous 2010 season was a fluke. Others […]

VIDEO: Boston Red Sox Turn Triple Play Against Tampa Bay Rays

The Red Sox turned their first triple play in more than 15 years on Tuesday night against the Rays at Fenway Park. It was a 5-4-3 triple play started by Jed Lowrie and finished by Dustin Pedroia and Adrian Gonzalez […]

Starting Pitching Matchups: Boston Red Sox @ Seattle Mariners

Here are the pitching matchups for a three-game series between the Red Sox (72-44) and Mariners (50-66) this weekend at Safeco Field in Seattle: Friday: John Lackey (10-8, 6.14) vs. Blake Beaven (3-2, 2.83), 10:10 p.m. Saturday: Josh Beckett (9-4, […]

Grading the Erik Bedard Trade After Two Starts in a Red Sox Jersey

By no means has Erik Bedard been dominant during his first two starts in a Red Sox jersey, but he’s certainly shown signs that the Sox took a calculated risk in acquiring the lefty at the trade deadline. Bedard has […]

Jonathan Papelbon Pitching His Way to a Lucrative Long-Term Contract

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Earlier this season, it seemed fairly clear that Jonathan Papelbon was no longer an elite closer. Red Sox Nation was waiting for Papelbon to take a significant step forward in an attempt to prove that his disastrous 2010 season was […]

Dustin Pedroia is the Reason David Ortiz Confronted Terry Francona About Scoring Change

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According to CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty, Dustin Pedroia is the reason that David Ortiz stormed into Terry Francona’s pre-game press conference last week to complain about a scoring change. Red Sox official scorer Chaz Scoggins took a RBI away from Ortiz […]

Tim Wakefield Looks to Make History on Numerous Levels with 200th Career Win

Tim Wakefield can become the 111th pitcher in baseball history to record 200 career wins tonight against the Minnesota Twins. The 45-year-old has been stuck on 199 wins since July 24th despite posting back-to-back quality starts in his last two […]

David Ortiz Upset About Lack of Contract Discussion with Red Sox

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Last winter, David Ortiz was clearly campaigning for a long-term contract from the Red Sox. Instead, the club used its $12.5 million team option to lock Ortiz up on short money. This year, no such option exists, but the slugger […]

Pitching Matchups: Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

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Here are the starting pitching matchups for this weekend’s pivotal three-game series between the Red Sox and Yankees at Fenway Park: Friday: Bartolo Colon (8-6, 3.30) vs. Jon Lester (11-4, 3.17), 7:10 p.m. Saturday: CC Sabathia (16-5, 2.55) vs. John […]

Has Erik Bedard Officially Replaced Andrew Miller in Red Sox Rotation?

Erik Bedard wasn’t overly impressive in his Red Sox debut on Thursday night. He went five innings and allowed three runs on seven hits without walking a batter. Andrew Miller, on the other hand, took his recent struggles to the […]

Angry David Ortiz Interrupts Terry Francona’s Pre-Game Press Conference

Red Sox official scorer Chaz Scoggins took an RBI away from David Ortiz after the slugger thought he had a two-run single in the first inning of Wednesday night’s Red Sox win over the Indians. Scoggins ruled that a misplay […]

Jacoby Ellsbury Should Be a Candidate for American League MVP Award

Jacoby Ellsbury has won each of the last two games for the Red Sox with walk-off hits, including a game-winning home run on Wednesday night to beat the Indians at Fenway Park. They represented the first two walk-off hits of […]