When the Red Sox began seeking a new hitting coach, all roads led to Chili Davis . . . for many reasons.
Red Sox reliever Craig Breslow indicates to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com that he expects the Red Sox to decline his $4 million option following a rough year in which he posted a 5.96 ERA.
By many metrics, baseball is thriving. But not on national TV, where the World Series can't outdraw a regular-season football game.
1mChristian Vazquez' arm has earned him a reputation within the league, and his growth has earned him a fan in John Farrell.
1mSean McAdam has a 3-pack of Red Sox notes, including Rusney Castillo's workload, Brock Holt's progress and a fresh face at third base.
1mAmong the things we learned Thursday: Workman should be shut down, Bradley HAS shut down, and Castillo should be playing.
1mJohn Farrell has one word for the bizarre play that squelched a ninth-inning rally for the Red Sox Thursday night: "Fitting.''
1mInsider Sean McAdam hands out his superlatives for the Red Sox 3-2 loss to the Pirates.
1mAfter losing three straight at home last week to the Orioles, the Sox are handed a 3-2 loss Thursday night by the Pirates, Boston's third straight loss in the series.
1mBrock Holt gets mostly positive news from Dr. Micky Collins, the concussion specialist in Pittsburgh.