Red Sox 4, Rays 6: Bullpen implodes, Red Sox lose
The losing streak reached four courtesy of a bullpen implosion from Andrew Miller and Junichi Tazawa.
Jon Lester was fine, the Red Sox got ahead of David Price, and then the bullpen came in, and helped dig Boston's hole at the bottom of the A.L. East another game deeper Friday night with a 6-4 loss to the Rays.
The Red Sox would strike first in this battle of aces. After Pri...
Red Sox trade rumors: Red Sox have called Phillies on Cole Hamels
The Red Sox have called the Phillies to talk about a possible trade for veteran lefty Cole Hamels.
The Red Sox have called the Phillies to talk about a potential trade for Cole Hamels according to Jayson Stark spurring the Phillies to focus their scouting efforts on Boston's farm system in recent days. Start delivered the news today in a chat with Sport...
Red Sox vs. Rays: David Ortiz plays
David Ortiz' back is apparently good to go as the Red Sox send Jon Lester to the mound against David Price.
Good news is rare these days for the Red Sox, but we've got at least this: David Ortiz is healthy enough to play today as the Red Sox take on David Price and the Rays.
Red Sox vs. Rays: The end of the road
Lay these Red Sox down to rest, we've come to the end of the road.
In a much better year, this series would be filled with playoff implications. Certainly this time last year Red Sox vs. Rays was, in essence, the battle for the American League East, the two sides fighting tooth-and-nail for first place.
In a slightly better year, this series might be about establishing a rol...
Red Sox minor lines: Short stays in Pawtucket
Will Middlebrooks and Brandon Workman's stays in Pawtucket might not last much longer.
Pawtucket W 7-2
Mookie Betts: 1-5, 2 K Will Middlebrooks: 1-5, HR, K Travis Shaw: 3-4, BB Garin Cecchini: 1-5, K Deven Marrero: 0-3, BB Alex Hassan: 0-0, 4 BB
Steven Wright: 3.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 B...
If Jon Lester walks, who can the Red Sox acquire?
If Jon Lester truly does leave this offseason, are there any good options to replace him?
Yesterday on WEEI, Larry Lucchino confirmed that the Red Sox and Jon Lester would hold off on contract negotiations un...
Daily Red Sox Links: Jon Lester; Dustin Pedroia, Mark Buerhle
Today's links look at the things we should want Jon Lester to be, what Dustin is, and where the team is going for the rest of the season.
An update on how things are going with Jon Lester. (
Red Sox 0, Blue Jays 8: Dead cat bounce
It was a fun couple weeks, but the Red Sox are bad again. Real bad.
From May 26th to June 1st, the Red went 7-0. It looked for all the world like the team that just put itself out of contention with a ten-game losing streak was ready to fight its way right back into the thick of things.
From June 2nd to June 7th, the Red Sox went 0-5.
Red Sox vs. Blue Jays: Brock Holt starts at second
Brock Holt is back in the lineup, starting at second base against Marcus Stroman and the Jays.
Brock Holt is back in the lineup, giving Dustin Pedroia the day off as the Red Sox try to bounce back from two straight losses against the Blue Jays.
Red Sox starting pitchers and the nine-inning curse
For Red Sox starters, going the distance might be an achievement best avoided.
Looking for a crackpot theory that confuses correlation and causation and is couched in superstition? I've got just the thing!
Red Sox pitchers should stop going nine innings because it only leads to disaster.
Remember last week when Clay Buchholz fired off nine innings of shu...
Daily Red Sox Links: Jake Peavy, Mike Napoli, Dustin Pedroia
Today's links look at Jake Peavy's likely departure, Brock Holt's coming-of-age story, and Rubby De La Rosa learning how to pitch.
No matter how the Red Sox do over the next couple weeks,
Red Sox 4, Blue Jays 6: Momentum lost
Any hopes that the Red Sox could roll past their 7-3 defeat on Tuesday came to an appropriately symbolic end on Wednesday.
The red hot Red Sox seem to have cooled off, falling to the Blue Jays for the second straight night Wednesday despite getting out to an early lead.
I feel like I've mentioned Boston's almost artistic ability to lose a dozen times this seaso...
Red Sox vs. Blue Jays: Shane Victorino leads off, Brock Holt sits out
A strange sight indeed...
For the first time in a very long while, Brock Holt is not at the top of Boston's lineup. In fact, he's not anywhere else either, getting his first game off since returning to the team midway through May.
Red Sox minor lines: Mookie gonna Mookie
Mookie Betts isn't letting his demotion get him down.
Pawtucket W 9-3
Mookie Betts: 2-5, 3B, K Will Middlebrooks: 2-5 Travis Shaw: 1-3, 2 BB Garin Cecchini: 0-4, BB Alex Hassan: 1-4
Matt Barnes: 6.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
Mookie's major league stay didn't last al...
Red Sox Trade Targets: Robert Stephenson
As the trade deadline approaches, the Red Sox should take a page from a couple of their ex-front office leaders and turn some short-term assets into a top prospect like the Reds' Robert Stephenson.
The 2013 World Champion Red Sox have turned back into a pumpkin in 2014...