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Xander Bogaerts finally hit his first homer in 2017. And his teammates ignored him.

After finally ending his home run drought on Thursday night, Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was expertly trolled by his teammates. Upon returning to the dugout after smacking his first homer of the 2017 season, Bogaerts encountered a seemingly ambivalent group of teammates and coaches at Fenway. He knew just how to react: Not excited at […]
Via Boston.com
10 minutes ago

Pedroia has knee pain, out early as precaution

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia exited Thursday's game against the Rangers in the top of the sixth inning with pain in his left knee.
Via RedSox.com
25 minutes ago

Roundtable: Should John Farrell Be Fired and is David Price Coming Back Too Soon?

Nick Quaglia, Lauren Campbell and Adam Belue get together to talk about John Farrell and if he should be fired and they also discuss David Price's season debut. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 hour ago

Cancer survivor Farrell brings patients to Fens

Red Sox manager John Farrell has launched a new ticket program called "Farrell's Fighters" that will invite patients battling lymphoma to attend a game at Fenway Park with their families each month throughout the season.
Via RedSox.com
3 hours ago

The One Who Got Away: Dustin Pedroia

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Pregame Notes 5/25/17: Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers; Drew Pomeranz Takes The Hill; Update on Price's Debut

The Red Sox look for the sweep at rainy Fenway Park, as Drew Pomeranz faces Nick Martinez in the final game of the three game set. Starting lineups are ahead, along with news on David Price's season debut and a new initiative for lymphoma patients that was announced today by…
Via CLNS Radio
4 hours ago

David Price Set To Return To Rotation With First Start On Memorial Day

Red Sox 31 million dollar man, David Price, set to make his return to the starting rotation on Memorial Day. 
Via CLNS Radio
4 hours ago

David Price to start for Red Sox Monday against Chicago

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price will be back on the mound for the big-league team against the Chicago White Sox Monday, according to ESPN’s Scott Lauber.The announcement comes from manager John Farrell following a rough outing by Price during a Triple-A rehab assignment in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The five-time All-Star and former Cy Young Award winner gave up six runs...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox To Activate David Price

The Red Sox will activate lefty David Price to make his season debut on Monday, skipper John Farrell told reporters including Ian Browne of MLB.com (via Twitter). He had spent the early portion of the season rehabbing from an elbow injury. That’s obviously welcome news for a Boston organization that hasn’t exactly sprinted out of the gates. While the club is in fine position...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
6 hours ago

Second Bad Rehab Start Puts Price's Status In Question

After a second disappointing rehab start by David Price, the Red Sox are unclear how to proceed with the left-hander. Reportedly, the team will "huddle" with Price today to discuss the ramifications of his performance for AAA Pawtucket on Wednesday. In that start, Price went 3.2 innings (89 pitches) and gave up six runs (three earned). He did hit 96 MPH on the gun, but his location...
Via FenwayNation
10 hours ago

Boston Red Sox: Power outage isn't a problem

Via FOX Sports
10 hours ago

Red Sox Erupt For Seven In Seventh, Beat Rangers, 9-4

(AP Photo)Chris Sale did not get his MLB record ninth straight game with ten strikeouts (he ended up with six), but he and his team won, 9-4 over Texas. The lefty ended up going 7.1 innings and giving up just three earned runs for his fifth victory of 2017. The Sox trailed 3-1 before exploding for seven runs in the seventh inning—keyed by Dustin Pedroia's two-run double that got...
Via FenwayNation
12 hours ago

Sam Travis gets his start

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, with his parents in attendance at Fenway Park, Sam Travis made his Major League debut. Travis is a right-handed hitting first basemen, who played college baseball at Indiana University alongside Chicago Cub Kyle Schwarber. According to manager John Farrell, the plan for the moment is to platoon Sam Travis with Mitch Moreland at first base, in an attempt...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 11-6 Boston Red Sox Win over Texas Rangers: Offensive Surge Backs Rick Porcello for the win

The Boston Red Sox offense came alive with 11 runs in support of starter Rick Porcello. They cool off the Texas Rangers who came in red-hot.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox players feel John Farrell does not back them enough in media

The Boston Red Sox have far too talented of a roster to be hovering around the .500 mark this far into the season, and that typically does not bode well for the manager. If the team can’t turn things around in the coming weeks, John Farrell could be on his way out.In a column that examines why Farrell is planted firmly on the hot seat, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports explained how...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: #137 Evan Drellich | CSNNE | David Price | Red Sox Bullpen | Red Sox Talk | Powered by CLNS Media

This Week EVAN DRELLICH of CSNNE joins us to talk all things Red Sox baseball! We ask him tons of stuff regarding this struggling ball club including if he's concerned and why in the WORLD is this offense not consistent?! We round the show out giving our thoughts on the Red Sox world, Jess' recap and we give predictions for the upcoming week!
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Red Sox’s Brutal Batting

Coming into 2017, we all knew the offense wasn’t going to be as prolific as it was the season before. It’s pretty hard to score as many runs when you lose one of baseball best’s hitters in David Ortiz. But it’s not as if the new guys aren’t pulling their weight either – Moreland wasn’t going to be Ortiz, but he’s been solid thus far, and now that he’s in a starting...
Via BP Boston
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The pitching rotation of the Boston Red Sox is ready for David Price

Prior to the start of the season, the Boston Red Sox were becoming highly hyped around their young talent. But mainly, the high expectations came from the starters in their pitching rotation. Many analysts and fans claimed that was the big area that the Red Sox fixed from last season, having arguably now one of the strongest rotations in baseball. But looking at their record, people...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price coming back will provide spark for Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox, and their fans, have been going through a mixture of ups and downs to start the season. The offense isn’t putting up the numbers like it did last year, which shows how much this team can really miss David Ortiz in the heart of their lineup. They have switched the batting order around a few times, trying to trigger a spark to get everyone in the clubhouse going...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz goes full conspiracy theorist, claims Yankees leaked his positive PED test

You may have forgotten, amid David Ortiz’s 2016 farewell tour/public lovefest, that the beloved Red Sox designated hitter was once implicated as a user of performance enhancing drugs.In 2009, the New York Times reported that Ortiz was among the 104 Major-League players who came up positive for PEDs during anonymous testing in 2003. Ortiz denied the report at the time and has insisted...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley Jr. robs an A’s walk-off homer, before A’s still hit a walk-off homer

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, it looked like Ryon Healy had taken Red Sox star closer Craig Kimbrel deep to give the A’s a victory in walk-off fashion Friday night in Oakland.But Boston center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made an incredible catch to rob Healy of a homer, and save the game for the Red Sox: Or, at least temporarily save the game for the Red Sox.Just one...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Sox fall in extras despite another 10 strikeout effort from Chris Sale

The Red Sox got another strong performance from Chris Sale as he made Major League history striking out at least 10 batters in a game for the eighth consecutive start tying his own record with former Red Sox ace and Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez. Unfortunately, the Red Sox waste another fantastic Chris Sale start as the offense could only score two runs for him before ultimately falling...
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland's Plouffe honors late singer by changing his walk-up music

Oakland Athletics third baseman Trevor Plouffe is paying tribute to Chris Cornell in a unique way.Cornell, the iconic singer who rose to fame fronting the bands Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog, died on Wednesday night at the age of 52 in an apparent suicide while on tour in Detroit.In the wake of the sad and shocking news, Plouffe tweeted that he would be honoring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz recounts ‘Big Papi’ origins to Stephen Colbert

David Ortiz has been known as “Big Papi” going all the way back to 2003 when he joined the Boston Red Sox. But how did Ortiz come by the nickname that is as synonymous with a particular player as any beloved moniker in Major League Baseball history?The retired Red Sox slugger currently is making the media rounds to promote his new book, “Papi: My Story.” On Wednesday night...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz critical of former Twins manager in new book

While David Ortiz will always be remembered as a member of the Boston Red Sox, his MLB career began with the Minnesota Twins. In his upcoming memoir, Big Papi shared some displeasure with the Minnesota organization, specifically regarding his old manager Tom Kelly.“I know he’s recognized as a good baseball man, but he struck me as a guy who believed his players were dumb,”...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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