Larry Lucchino tells Dan Shaughnessy that the Red Sox '[threw] a number out to get [contract] negotiations started' with Jon Lester, but that low-ball offer seems to have frozen the talks.
Three Thursday takeaways: Koji's better at night. Drew's much better in the field than at the plate. Vazquez better listen to Ross.
A year ago, Mike Carp seemed to get the big hit in the right spot. This season, it hasn't been the same. Given a chance Thursday, Carp makes good on his opportunity.
1wYankees manager Joe Girardi admits that it's "fair to say" that CC Sabathia latest setback from knee trouble will keep him out for the remainder of the season.
1wJon Lester has told the Red Sox that he'll talk contract after the season, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com and MLB Network.
1wAs manager of the Red Sox, part of John Farrell's job is to not only decide who plays where and how often. It's also about dealing with personalities and player expectations.
1wMookie Betts would be the first to admit that he has a lot to learn about playing in the outfield.
1wJuly 4 is the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest Man" speech. As a tribute, current first basemen recite the speech in a video from MLB Productions.
1wWhile Will Middlebrooks has been able to get some reps at third base, he's still only serving as the designated hitter for the PawSox.
1wBefore Hurricane Arthur touches down in New England, the Red Sox postponed the Friday afternoon game with Baltimore. They'll play a day-night doubleheader on Saturday.
|7/11||@ Hou||5:10 PT6:10 MT7:10 CT8:10 ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 MST7:10 EST7:40 VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 CT|
|7/12||@ Hou||1:10 PT2:10 MT3:10 CT4:10 ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 MST3:10 EST3:40 VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 CT|
|7/13||@ Hou||11:10 PT12:10 MT1:10 CT2:10 ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 MST1:10 EST1:40 VEN22:10 UAE1:10 CT|
|7/18||vs. KC||4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT|
|7/19||vs. KC||4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT|
|7/10||vs. CWS||W 4-3|
|7/9||vs. CWS||W 5-4|
|7/8||vs. CWS||L 3-8|
|7/7||vs. CWS||L 0-4|
|7/6||vs. Bal||L 6-7|
|7/5||vs. Bal||L 4-7|
|7/5||vs. Bal||W 3-2|
|7/2||vs. ChC||L 9-16|
|7/1||vs. ChC||L 1-2|
|6/30||vs. ChC||L 0-2|
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