The Red Sox added some bullpen help - and possibly an alternate closer - to the roster on Thursday, signing righthanded reliever Edward Mujica.
New Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski tells reporters on a conference call that former teammates had encouraged him to come to Boston and says he's "just trying to fit in" to the clubhouse.
2yCan the Red Sox reach 100 wins? Josh Beckett felt they could before the season started and now, with 26 left to play in the regular season, he still thinks so.
2yWelcome to First Pitch, a quick spin around the world of Major League Baseball . . . or at least the corner of it that most concerns the Red Sox.
2yIt doesn't happen often, but it happened Thursday night -- Alfredo Aceves and Daniel Bard couldn't hold a Red Sox lead.
2yThe Red Sox blow a 2-1, seventh-inning lead, then leave the bases loaded with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as they fall to the Yankees.
2yThe Red Sox had a 2-1 lead, blew it, then loaded the bases in the 9th inning, down 4-2. Adrian Gonzalez struck out looking, and the Yanks take the final game of the series.
2yMany feel as though newly acquired outfielder Conor Jackson hasn't lived up to expectations. That may be because of he contracted a viral infection known as Valley Fever back in 2008. He says he's back to normal now.
2yJ.D. Drew was back in Boston, but not activated like originally hoped. Instead he'll rest his sprained finger and aim towards a return next week.