Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says he knew there was a chance Jacoby Ellsbury would sign with the Yankees, because there was a 'range' the Sox weren't willing to go beyond.
The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry had been missing something in recent years, but that’s all changed with one nine-figure defection.
The third of five thoughts about the fallout from Jacoby Ellsbury leaving the Red Sox to sign a seven-year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees: The Boston-New York heat is back on.
1yWhile fans are curious what the enigmatic Japanese pitcher might bring to the rotation post Tommy John, the Sox are looking for a way to extend his rehab assignment a bit longer.
1yJess Moran and Lou Merloni tackle Red Sox fans questions and feedback.
1yLou Merloni believes that the young righty needs time to grow into his new role with the Red Sox.
1yThe panel discusses Matt Moore hitting Adrian Gonzalez after his home run guarantee.
1yIt was love at first site when the Sox first acquired the slugging 1st baseman, but after a quiet 2nd half last year and only 3 HR's in 2012 fans are getting frustrated.
1yThe Red Sox lose two more players to injury in Friday's loss to the Phillies.
1yDaniel Bard's control issues again plague the Red Sox. He's walked 13 batters in his last 18 innings.