Top Stories

Red Sox Headlines

Red Sox rally for 5-4 win over Reds, extend AL East lead
The Boston Red Sox extend their AL East lead to four games by overcoming Scooter Gennett's fourth grand slam of the season for a 5-4 victory
-
For the record, Sox and Sale in a bind
Chris Sale has two scheduled starts left, and he's 14 strikeouts away from breaking Pedro Martinez's single-season franchise record for K's. But should he pursue it, or rest for the playoffs?
-
Red Sox rout Orioles, 9-0, and clinch playoff spot when Angels lose
Chris Sale's dominant performance leads the Red Sox to a 9-0 rout of Baltimore, and they clinch a playoff spot hours later when the Angels lose to the Indians.
-
Sale becomes first A.L. pitcher this century to record 300 strikeouts
One of the greatest seasons for a pitcher in Red Sox history saw a milestone toppled Wednesday night. 
-
Sox' playoff chances may ride on Smith, Price
The Red Sox's postseason success could boil down to how often Carson Smith and David Price are used.
-
Red Sox score on wild pitch in 11th for 1-0 win over Orioles
Jackie Bradley Jr. scores the game's lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning
-
After bloodied nose, Pedroia expected in Red Sox lineup Wednesday
Dustin Pedroia is expected to return to the Red Sox lineup on Wednesday, according to manager John Farrell
-
Price going through ‘trial-and-error process’
David Price tells the Washington Post he’d rather start than relieve. But he also says he's kept pitching when others would’ve packed it in because 'I just want to help these guys win.'
-
Drellich: Relief at last from Dombrowski
Dave Dombrowski had a reputation for being unable to build strong bullpens. But -- as shown by the performances of Craig Kimbrel, Carson Smith, Addison Reed and others on Monday -- he's got one now.
-
Benintendi's single in 11th sends Red Sox over Orioles, 10-8
Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles, 10-8
-
Drellich: Abad could be playoff dark horse
The Red Sox left-handed pitching situation is one of the most unclear heading into the playoffs.
-
Pedroia fouls ball off his face, leaves game
Dustin Pedroia bounced a ball off the plate in the fourth inning Monday night at Camden Yards and the rebound caught him in the face.
-
BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: Best to use Price out of the bullpen?
Evan Drellich, Lou Merloni, and Rich Keefe debate if it is best to use David Price out of the bullpen for the remainder of the regular season and the playoffs.
-
Price passes first bullpen test
David Price pitches in relief for the first time since joining the Red Sox, touching 96 mph at Tropicana Field in Boston's 3-2 loss to the Rays. He strikes out two in a pair of hitless innings.
-
David Price returns, Red Sox lose to Rays, 3-2
David Price returned from a nearly two-month layoff by pitching two hitless innings for the Boston Red Sox in a 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays
-
Porcello sharp, Betts homers to lift Red Sox over Rays, 3-1
Rick Porcello takes a shutout into the eighth inning, Mookie Betts hits his 22nd home run and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1
-
Red Sox rally for seven runs in 15th to beat Rays, 13-6
Xander Bogaerts has two hits in the Boston's seven-run 15th inning Friday night and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 13-6
-
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Time to worry about Chris Sale?
Tom Giles, Michael Holley, Kayce Smith and Hardy discuss Chris Sale’s latest struggles and whether it is time to be concerned about the Red Sox ace
-
Indians' AL record win streak stopped at 22
Cleveland had its AL record run stopped at 22 straight games on Friday night as the Indians were beaten 4-3 by the Kansas City Royals
-
Red Sox and Yankees receive undisclosed fines for Watchgate
Watchgate comes to an anticlimactic ending, as commissioner Rob Manfred fines the Red Sox an undisclosed amount of money over the sign-stealing incident and fines the Yanks for misuing their dugout phone.
-
Indians tie it in ninth, win it in 10th for record 22nd straight victory
Jay Bruce hit an RBI double in the 10th inning as the Indians rallied for their 22nd straight win to extend their AL record
-
Drellich: Price in 'pen by chance or choice?
The fact the Red Sox don’t want David Price to try to start creates an open-ended question of management’s faith in a $31 million pitcher. 
-
Pomeranz, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 6-2 victory over A's
Drew Pomeranz allows one run over six innings and Andrew Benintendi has three hits and three RBI as the Red Sox make it two out of three over the A's.
-
Red Sox activate Price, will use in 'multi-inning' relief for rest of year
The Red Sox say the newly activated David Price will pitch out of the bullpen, in 'multi-inning' situations, for the rest of the regular season and the playoffs.
-
BST PODCAST: Protesters unfurl banner over Green Monster
Evan Drellich joins BST to discuss protesters unfurling a banner that read, ‘Racism is as American as Baseball’ over the Green Monster during the fourh inning.
-
Red Sox fall to A's, 7-3; A.L. East lead cut to three games
Doug Fister, who had a 1.50 ERA in his last four starts, allows six runs in four innings as the A's take down the Red Sox.
-
Planner behind 'racism' banner speaks out
The group of five people who brought a banner into Fenway Park that read “Racism is as American as Baseball” were white anti-racist protestors.
-
What were fans trying to say with sign over Green Monster?
Our Boston Sports Tonight crew debates what the intended message was by the fans who draped a sign over the Green Monster that read: "Racism is as American as Baseball".
-
Fans hang 'Racism is as American as baseball' banner over Green Monster
A black banner that read "Racism is as American as baseball" was hung over the Green Monster for a brief time Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
-
David Ortiz's new contract with Red Sox 'should link him with organization forever'
The Red Sox bring David Ortiz on board in what they call an 'unprecedented' contract that 'should link him with the organization forever.'
-
Rotation? Relief? Price 'just wants to pitch'
The pitcher sounds like he wants to go the distance, the manager sounds like he has a different idea.
-
Indians set American League record with 21st consecutive victory
The Indians beat the Tigers, 5-3, on Wednesday to set an American League record with 21 straight victories and become the third team in 101 years to win that many consecutive games.
-
eck-price-quote-91317
Eckersley: 'I was humiliated' by Price
In his first lengthy public comments on his confrontation with David Price, Dennis Eckersley tells WEEI he was "humiliated" in the airplane incident with Price and his Red Sox teammates. 
-
Indians tie A.L. record with 20th consecutive victory
Following a familiar script of scoring first, playing strong defense and riding dominant pitching, the Indians beat the Tigers, 2-0, to extend their winning streak to 20 and match the A.L.
-
Studying Stanton may have helped Betts
There seems to be a tinge of Giancarlo Stanton in Mookie Betts these days, a tiny but nonetheless notable connection.
-
Betts homers twice, drives in six as Red Sox roll past A's, 11-1
Mookie Betts [1] hits two home runs and a two-run triple, and the Boston Red Sox roll past the Oakland Athletics, 11. [1] http://stats.csnne.com/mlb/players.asp?id=9552&fn=Mookie&ln=Betts
-
Drellich: Farrell goes to the hot hands
With less than 20 games remaining in regular season, career track records start to mean less to Red Sox manager John Farrell.
-
Nunez has sprain in right knee, will be sidelined at least a week
A Red Sox lineup that can't afford any injuries now has to deal with uncertainty about Eduardo Nunez's future, and at least a weeklong absence.
-
Red Sox' 2018 schedule begins with earliest opener since 2008
The Red Sox open the 2018 season on Thursday, March 29 against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg in their earliest opener since 2008 when they began the regular season in Japan.  
-
Indians win 19th straight, sixth-longest streak in MLB history
The Indians extend the majors' longest winning streak in 15 years to 19 games by blowing out the Detroit Tigers 11-0 to move closer to a record for consecuive victories that has stood for 101 years.
-
BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: Fister over Porcello in playoff rotation?
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Tim Britton debate what the playoff rotation should look like and discuss if Doug Fister has earned a spot over Rick Porcello.
-
Drellich: Do 2017 Red Sox = 2016 Indians?
The Red Sox are poised to enter the playoffs as the team no one believes in. The Indians proved that's not necessarily the worst position to be in.
-
Sox drop series finale to Rays, 4-1; lead trimmed to 3 1/2 games
Rick Porcello was dealt his major league-leading 17th loss as the Rays beat the Red Sox, 4-1.
-
Drellich: Price's path to redemption unfolding
Once it became clear Price was in position to return closer to the start of October than September, a different sort of path to redemption materialized.
-
Sale shuts out Rays for six; Pedroia hits homer as Red Sox win, 9-0
Chris Sale and Dustin Pedroia carry the Boston Red Sox to a 9-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays
-
Pomeranz, Betts power Red Sox past Rays, 9-3
Drew Pomeranz gives up two runs over six, Mookie Betts hits a three-run home run and the Boston Red Sox rout the Tampa Bay Rays, 9-3
-
Drellich: Sox begin to define themselves
In roughly 24 hours, the Red Sox went from a two-run deficit in the ninth inning to winners of two straight games, one of them 19 innings, another a slopfest in a muddied Fenway Park.
-
Fister sharp again as Red Sox beat Blue Jays, 6-1
Doug Fister gave up one run over seven innings, leading the Red Sox over the Blue Jays, 6-1
-
Pedroia defends the Red Sox stealing signs
Dustin Pedroia says sign-stealing is as old as baseball itself -- he's been doing it since junior high -- and he doesn’t think anyone should be shocked.
-
Farrell and Pedroia respond to sign-stealing accusations
Evan Drellich joins Arbella Early Edition to discuss what he thought of John Farrell and Dustin Pedroia's responses to the Yankees accusing Red Sox of stealing signs.
-
Pedroia unconvincing . . . but humorous
Dustin Pedroia takes several backhanded shots at the Yankees as he addresses sign stealing in baseball, which he says was being done when he was at 'Douglas Junior High School'.
-
Manfred indicates harsh punishment unlikely
Baseball sources say it's premature to categorize potential penalties in a particular way -- heavy-handed, wrist slap, etc. -- but Manfred gave some insight into his thinking.
-
VIDEO: Jon Heyman thinks MLB should forfeit wins Red Sox have over Yankees for Apple Watch cheating
MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman talks with Toucher & Rich about the heavy penalty he feels Major League Baseball should enforce on the Red Sox after the story broke by the New York Times on Tuesday.
-
Legitimate beefs or petty vendettas?
The latest Yankee complaint to MLB -- about Doug Fister sticking his mouthpiece behind his ear -- has Red Sox feeling Yanks are going out of their way to mess with them.
-
Boston marathon: Sox beat Jays 3-2 in 19 innings
The Boston Red Sox won their own version of the Boston marathon, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 in the 19th inning.
-
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Big deal or gamesmanship?
Tom E. Curran, Michael Holley and Kayce Smith discuss the Red Sox being investigated for stealing signs from the Yankees and if this is actually a big deal or just gamesmanship between the rivals. 
-
Manfred explains suspension timetable for Sanchez
 Commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday gave explanations to suspension-related issues that directly involved the Yankees but tangentially related to the Red Sox.
-
Vegas Knights troll Sox over sign-stealing scandal
The Las Vegas Knights got in a playful jab on the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
-
Drellich: Escalation of Sox-Yank spitting game
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees want to watch each other burn. What a wonderful spitting game to take in.
-
Manfred ties Sox, Yankees' sign stealing allegations to rivalry
Commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday acknowledged that both the Red Sox and Yankees are being investigated for sign-stealing.
-
Farrell offers no defense or explanation for report on sign-stealing
A report in the New York Times pegs the Red Sox as sign-stealers, swiping signals from the Yankees via the help of an Apple watch. In response, John Farrell says only 'it's a league matter at this point.'
-
NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA: Sandoval hitless in last 33 at-bats for Giants
The Giants are beginning to see the Boston version of Pablo Sandoval, as the third baseman's average drops to .196 as a result of his 0-for-33 skid.
-
J.D. Martinez becomes 18th player in history to hit four HRs in game
J.D. Martinez ties a major league record by slugging four of Arizona's six home runs as the Diamondbacks rout the N.L. West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 13-0 for their 11th straight victory.
-
Drellich: This isn't 2011 redux
Don't compare these Red Sox to the 2011 Sox that collapsed. That team should have been a juggernaut. This one's a good team that tricked people into thinking it was more.
-
Porcello allows three more homers as Blue Jays rout Red Sox, 10-4
Rick Porcello suffers his major-league-leading 16th loss as the Red Sox lose their third straight, cutting their A.L. East lead to 2 1/2 games.
-
Drellich: Sox wise to give Sale extra rest
The history with Chris Sale is clear: he prefers extra rest. The Red Sox are doing that once again, and they're wise to.
-
Price may face hitters soon, but role is 'TBA'
David Price’s first bullpen session using all his pitches clears the path for him to potentially face hitters in the coming week.
-
PODCAST: Reason to be concerned about Chris Sale?
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Rich Keefe discuss the career struggles from Chris Sale in the month of September
-
Yankees wear out Sale; Judge homers in 9-2 rout of Red Sox
New York Yankees wear out Chris Sale early and rout the Boston Red Sox 9-2 on Sunday night
-
Drellich: Sale's biggest start of the season is about his hitters
Chris Sale will be making his biggest start since joining the Red Sox. The spotlight will shine brighter on the hitters behind him.
-
The New York Yankees' Matt Holliday circles the bases after hitting a three-run homer off Boston Red Sox left-hander Drew Pomeranz.
Tanaka shuts down Red Sox, lead cut to 4 1/2 after Yankees' 5-1 victory
Masahiro Tanaka held the Red Sox to five hits in seven innings and Matt Holiday hit a three-run homer to lead the Yankees to a 5-1 victory over the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, cutting Boston's A.L.
-
Robby Scott, one year into the big leagues: 'Nothing’s going to stop me'
Now the Red Sox' go-to southpaw, Robby Scott reflects on the CSNNE Baseball Show podcast on his first calendar year living the life he dreamed.
-
Fister ignores bunt, baffles Yanks; Nunez gets revenge with homer
The night after CC Sabathia lost his lid when Eduardo Nunez bunted, Nunez hit a home run. Meanwhile, Red Sox starter Doug Fister didn’t blink an eye when the Yankees bunted
-
Dominant Reed 'didn't change a thing' after bad outing vs. Yankees
Addison Reed has been lights out since his rough outing against the Yankees, with nine innings pitched, three hits, one walk and just one earned run allowed.
-
Fister sharp, Red Sox hit three home runs to beat Yankees, 4-1
Doug Fister dominated for seven innings and the Boston Red Sox backed him with three home runs to beat the New York Yankees 4-1
-
Slumping Xander Bogaerts gives way to Dustin Pedroia
Dustin Pedroia’s return to the Red Sox on Friday had him at second base right away, rather than designated hitter.
-
Jim Rice, Sabathia trade barbs over CC's postgame outburst about Red Sox bunts
Hall of Famer Jim Rice angrily calls CC Sabathia's complaints about Red Sox bunts 'just stupid,' and Sabathia responds by saying he hopes he's 'not that bitter' when he's Rice's age.
-
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers
Astros boost rotation with trade for Justin Verlander
Houston Astros acquire Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night, just before the deadline for having players eligible for postseason play.
-
Drellich: Perfect response to CC's outburst
In a year where the Red Sox have had a few public kerfuffles, Eduardo Nunez handled the latest with as much backbone and aplomb as anyone. 
-
Sabathia calls Red Sox 'weak' for bunting on him; Yanks win, 6-2
CC Sabathia, angry that Eduardo Nunez bunted on him to take advantage of his balky knee, beats the Red Sox for the fourth time this season.
-
Drellich: Big questions loom for Farrell's September lineup construction
A log jam appears to be coming. The simple, intuitive answer: play the hot hand. But is that always the right answer for the Red Sox?
-
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor sits in Aaron Judge fan section
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was shown on the Yankee Stadium jumbo screen after the first inning, waving a gavel and wearing a black robe.
-
Nine straight between Astros, Red Sox? Indians could make it happen
As September arrives, the possibility of a bizarre end of the season in the American League is growing.
-
Red Sox complete sweep of Jays, 7-1; extend A.L. East lead to 5 1/2
Mitch Moreland hits a pinch-hit homer and drove in four runs, Hanley Ramirez adds a solo blast and the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays, 7-1.
-
What can Price do to make things right with fans?
Our Arbella Early Edition crew plays a game of 'Dear Gary' where Tanguay gives his advice to David Price on how to make things right.
-
Price throws off mound for first time since July; Pedroia may be activated soon
The Red Sox provided good medical news on David Price and Dustin Pedroia to reporters traveling with the team in Toronto:
-
Red Sox infielder Rutledge has hip surgery and is done for the year
Red Sox infielder Josh Rutledge had hip surgery recently and will be lost for the remainder of the season.   
-
Evan Drellich confilicted on the Boston Red Sox chances
A conflicted conversation about the Sox
Something is keeping one Evan Drellich from buying into these 2017 Red Sox. But another Evan Drellich likes what he sees.
-
Sale bounces back with seven shutout innings as Sox beat Jays, 3-0
Chris Sale and two relievers combine on a four-hitter, Hanley Ramirez hits a solo home run and the Red Sox win their second straight over the Blue Jays, 3-0.
-
Chris Sale reaches 1,500 career strikeouts faster than anyone in history
The Chris Sale and Pedro Martinez comparisons have been constant. On Tuesday night, Sale undeniably put himself ahead of Martinez in one way.
-
Big Wednesday: Price to throw off mound, Pedroia to run bases
David Price is to throw off a mound on Wednesday for the first time since July 22, the last time he made a start.
-
Drellich: Here's the catch . . .
Christian Vazquez’s booming August would seem to open the door for an everyday job. But Chris Sale and Rick Porcello should stick with Sandy Leon behind the plate.
-
Vazquez helps Sox snap losing streak with 6-5 win over Jays
Christian Vazquez has four hits, including a two-run home run and Eduardo Nunez adds a solo shot as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays, 6-5, snapping a four-game skid.
-
Astros-Rangers series shifted from Houston to Florida because of flooding
The Houston Astros will play their series against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey. The three-game set begins Tuesday.
-
Drellich: Fister on path to revival with Red Sox
The last couple years haven't been the smoothest for Doug Fister, but the right-hander's career is on a path to revival in Boston.
-
The Baseball Show Podcast: Time to hit the panic button?
Is it time to hit the panic button after the Red Sox lose their 4th straight game? What’s the reason behind Chris Sale’s struggles against the Indians?
-
Boston Red Sox DH/1B Hanley Ramirez loses his helmet on a swing in his Players' Weekend uniform.
Red Sox losing streak at four as Orioles complete sweep, 2-1
The Baltimore Orioles made two first-inning runs against Doug Fister stand up Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the Red Sox, whose A.L.
-
Athletics poke fun at Price incident on Eckersley bobblehead day
The Oakland A's social media team jumped at the opportunity to make a not-so-subtle joke about Dennis Eckersley's run-in with David Price starter earlier this season.
-
Gausman sharp in Orioles' 7-0 win over Red Sox
The Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox easily for the second straight day, 7-0 on Saturday.
-
Pedroia 'making positive steps'; Bradley Jr. wearing a smaller splint
John Farrell provided updates on a pair of injured Boston Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia and Jackie Bradley Jr.
-
Nunez back in Red Sox' lineup after wrist injury
Eduardo Nunez is back in the Red Sox lineup Saturday against the Orioles after leaving the game Friday with a wrist injury.
-
Moreland pitches scoreless ninth inning for Red Sox
Even Rick Porcello, who had an abysmal night, could joke about the first baseman throwing low 90s heat in a scoreless ninth inning.
-
Orioles take advantage of Red Sox errors in 16-3 rout
The Baltimore Orioles use a seven-run fifth inning to power past the Boston Red Sox, 16-3
-
Nunez (wrist, thumb) latest Red Sox player to be hurt
Eduardo Nunez was hurt attempting to field an errant throw from catcher Sandy Leon on a Manny Machado steal.
-
Tigers' Cabrera banned seven games, Yankees' Sanchez four for fight
MLB announced five suspensions and numeroius fines on Friday, a day after the Yankees and Tigers got into a series of beanball-related clashes during Detroit's 10-6 victory.
-
Drellich: Now to see a different Chris Sale, the student
The normally dominant Chris Sale is 'going back to the drawing board' after a difficult outing against the Indians.
-
Chris Sale battered in Red Sox' 13-6 loss to Indians
Chris Sale was battered while matching the shortest start of his career, and rookie Yandy Diaz got four hits as the Indians beat the Red Sox, 13-6
-
Mookie Betts' availability Friday unclear after knee injury
Mookie Betts left Thursday night’s Red Sox game at Progressive Field because of a right knee contusion
-
Eight ejected from nasty Yankees-Tigers game
Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and Yankees catcher Austin Romine wrestled on the ground near home plate during the first of three bench-clearing altercations
-
Farrell: 'Fairly obvious' Kluber was sending a message with pitch to Nunez
Eduardo Nunez fell to one knee and looked rather silly, but Corey Kluber, apparently, thought the swing was insulting. 
-
New Sox outfielder Rajai Davis: 'Playing in October is like candy'
Going from the woebegone A's to the division-leading Red Sox suits Rajai Davis just fine.
-
Drellich: In-season trades are winning moves for Sox
Rajai Davis is just the latest in a string of in-season acquisitions the Red Sox have made under Dave Dombrowski. And they've mostly paid off, as Drew Pomeranz and Eduardo Nunez demonstrated Wednesday.
-
Pawtucket Red Sox to host 'Kyrie Irving Night,' featuring LeBron dunk tank
The Pawtucket Red Sox will host "Kyrie Irving Night" on Thursday to celebrate the star point guard being traded to the Celtics.
-
Pomeranz shines again as Red Sox beat Indians, 6-1
Drew Pomeranz bests Corey Kluber as the Red Sox pull away late for a 6-1 victory over the Indians.
-
Red Sox bolster outfield depth by acquiring Rajai Davis from A's
Rajai Davis, the veteran outfielder who hit a dramatic home run in Game 7 of the World Series last year, is joining the Red Sox. 
-
Price explains 'self-healing' elbow, says recent injury is in 'lower triceps'
David Price, talking to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, gives some detail as to what’s going on with his elbow injury -- and what he meant when he said he has a “unique” elbow.
-
Red Sox put Jackie Bradley Jr. on DL, recall Deven Marrero
The Red Sox have placed center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb and recalled infielder Deven Marrero from Pawtucket.  
-
Bradley to get MRI after hurting thumb on slide
Jackie Bradley Jr. will head back to Boston on Wednesday morning for an MRI after he hurt his left thumb sliding into home plate.
-
Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts gives Boston Celtics guard Mookie Betts an autographed pair of shoes.
Betts 'shocked' by trade of his friend Isaiah
The Red Sox' Mookie Betts is friends with Isaiah Thomas, and he was taken aback by the deal that sent Thomas to Cleveland for Kyrie Irving.
-
Boston Red Sox pitcher Doug Fister is congratulated after his one-hitter against the Cleveland Indians.
Fister pitches one-hitter as Red Sox roll 9-1 in Cleveland
 Doug Fister gave up a leadoff homer and then nothing else, finishing with a career-best one-hitter, and Eduardo Nunez had five RBI as the Red Sox rolled to a 9-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesda
-
Red Sox put Matt Barnes (back) on DL, Velazquez called up from Pawtucket
After a rough outing Monday night, the Red Sox place right-handed reliever Matt Barnes on the 10-day disabled list with a back strain and recall right-hander Hector Velazquez from Triple A Pawtucket.   
-
Drellich: Role-d by Farrell's bullpen usage
John Farrell will sometimes reflexively revert to tradition and a false sense of role with his relievers . . . such as in Monday's 5-4 loss.
-
Guyer scores winner on Holt's error, Indians top Red Sox, 5-4
Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the 9th inning, lifting the Indians over the Red Sox, 5-4
-
Pomeranz, Price, Pedroia make progress
There was positive news for a trio of injured Red Sox players on Monday, including Wednesday’s scheduled starter, Drew Pomeranz. 
-
MLB umpires end protest, will meet with Manfred
Major League Baseball umpires end their protest of what they called "abusive player behavior" after Commissioner Rob Manfred offers to meet with their union's governing board.
-
Shaughnessy: Give me Benintendi over Judge long-term
Dan Shaughnessy says that even though Aaron Judge will win Rookie of the Year this season, he would take Andrew Benintendi over Judge for the next 15 years.
-
BASEBALL SHOW PODCAST: Could Benintendi overtake Judge for ROY?
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich and Dan Shaughnessy discuss whether Andrew Benintendi can overtake the slumping Aaron Judge for Rookie of the Year.
-
Drellich: Not-so-hot in Cleveland
A year ago, Cleveland is where the best offense in the majors went to die. The '17 Red Sox hope for a different result.
-
Red Sox extend division lead to five games with 5-1 win over Yankees
The AL East-leading Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Sunday to extend their lead over the Yankees to five games.
-
Devers, Sale making mark on history
There’s a parallel track to the pursuit of the division that should be a compelling sideshow for Red Sox fans: history.
-
Red Sox' AL East lead trimmed following 4-3 loss to Yankees
CC Sabathia retires 13 of the first 14 batters he faced as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox, 4-3
-
Devers sets one record, matches Babe Ruth for another
Rafael Devers' preternatural hitting ability at age 20 gives him one record on Saturday night and ties him with The Babe for another.
-
Boston Red Sox' Dustin Pedroia (left), David Price (right) and Drew Pomeranz.
Price, Pedroia to rehab at home with Sox on road; Pomeranz's next start up in the air
David Price and Dustin Pedroia may begin rehab work while the Red Sox play in Cleveland; it's uncertain when Drew Pomeranz (back spasms) will make his next start. 
-
Drellich: Forget Red Sox resiliency or luck, banked wins are what matter
At a certain point, it’s irrelevant how many wins were lucky or against bad teams. Those victories are cinderblocks in the AL East standings.
-
Moreland delivers with pinch-hit single to help Sox beat Yanks, 9-6
Pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland hits a two-run single in Boston's four-run seventh inning and the Red Sox rally to beat the Yankees, 9-6
-
Drew Pomeranz leaves start vs. Yankees with back spasms
Red Sox get a scare Friday night when lefty Drew Pomeranz is removed in the top of the fourth inning.
-
Farrell: Pedroia (knee) has made 'really good strides' over past week
Dustin Pedroia’s slated to stay behind when the Red Sox go to Cleveland on Monday for the start of a four-game series
-
David Price fighting the clock in return from injury
Red Sox manager John Farrell acknowledged on Friday the clock is working against David Price, who did not throw from flat ground because of continued stiffness.
-
Drellich: It's the right thing to do
Even if the timing appears suspicious, John Henry and the Red Sox are correct in wanting Tom Yawkey's name off the street.
-
Martone: There was more to Yawkey
Even if he doesn't deserve the honors he's received, there was more to Tom Yawkey than what most contemporary people know about him.
-
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Yawkey Way or another way?
John Henry says Tom Yawkey's racist legacy continues to ‘haunt him.’ The BST crew discusses whether it’s time to rename Yawkey Way.
-
Pedro: 'Exceeded the expectations I had of myself' in Oldtime Game
Lou Merloni interviews Pedro Martinez at the Oldtime Baseball Game about getting back on the mound and showing support for John Martin.
-
Kennedy: Yawkey Way name 'has made folks feel uncomfortable'
Evan Drellich spoke to Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy on Thursday night about the the possible Yawkey Way name change. 
-
Pedro Martinez on Chris Sale: 'Never seen something like it'
Lou Merloni interviews Pedro Martinez at the Oldtime Baseball Game about Chris Sale's impact on the Red Sox, and Sale approaching Pedro's strikeout record.
-
Red Sox owner John Henry wants Yawkey Way to be renamed
John Henry says he and the Red Sox are "still haunted" by Tom Yawkey's racist legacy.
-
BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Do Red Sox have 'magical element?'
The Red Sox get the win in walk-off fashion for the 9th time this season. Evan Drellich joins BST to discuss this Red Sox team having a 'magical element.'
-
Drellich: Aggressive Red Sox run into a win, and some validation
The Sox have been ripped for their aggressive baserunning, but it gives them a walkoff over the Cards. And they say they aren't going to change.
-
Mookie Betts' two-run double caps Red Sox 5-4 comeback win
Mookie Betts lines a two-run double off the left-field wall to cap a three-run rally that lifts the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals
-
Leandre jokes about wild first pitch at Fenway: 'Trying to back him off the plate'
Jordan Leandre recaps his first pitch at Fenway Park that hit a photographer in the groin.
-
Felger: Stanton would be like Ortiz or Manny in middle of Sox lineup
Michael Felger says Giancarlo Stanton would give the Red Sox the power in the middle of the lineup that they are missing without David Ortiz
-
Twitter buzzing after wild first pitch at Fenway
Wednesday’s ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park was touching, somewhat painful and humorous all at once.
-
Lonborg thinks '67 Impossible Dream more magical without World Series win
Jim Lonborg, who won the Cy Young that year as a foil to Yastrzemski’s triple crown, didn’t have any regret that the Sox didn’t wind up winning it all.
-
Drellich: Stanton trade 'unrealistic for where the Red Sox are'
Evan Drellich joins Arbella Early Edition to discuss if the Boston Red Sox should consider trading for Giancarlo Stanton and what they would have to give up for him.
-
Sale: Yankee fans 'really hate me now . . . but I don't go to New York to make friends'
No-nonsense might be the most concise summation of Chris Sale, both in how he approaches the game and how he deals with abuse at Yankee Stadium.
-
Bogaerts' slump appears to be over
Xander Bogaerts finally seems to have a handle on his swing, and the results show in a three-hit night against the Cardinals.
-
Red Sox use triple play, eight-run inning to beat Cardinals, 10-4
Xander Bogaerts has three hits, Hanley Ramirez and Sandy Leon and Jackie Bradley Jr. each drive in two runs, and the Red Sox turn a triple play in a one-sided win over St. Louis.
-
Rafael Devers helps Red Sox turn first triple play in six years
In just his 17th career game, Red Sox rookie Rafael Devers started the first triple play turned by the team in six years.
-
Reed: 'I could be on a new team every day and it’s not going to change my approach'
Addison Reed won't discuss his conversation with John Farrell, but tells reporters he feels fine and isn't affected by the pressure of pitching in Boston. 
-
Drellich: Time for others to step up
Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi are doing their part. Now Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and others have to start hitting.
-
Are the Red Sox the team to beat in American League?
Kyle Draper, Michael Holley and Lou Merloni analyze the teams in the American league and where the Red Sox fall in that picture.
-
Devers homers twice, but Red Sox fall to Indians, 7-3
Rafael Devers homered twice, but it was in a losing effort as the Red Sox fell to the Indians on Monday night, 7-3.
-
Merloni: Farrell 'gets flustered' late in games
Lou Merloni discusses the mistake John Farrell made last night when he tried to pull Addison Reed from the game to put in Craig Kimbrel when he wasn't allowed to.
-
Drellich: Devers may be special enough to avoid rookie drop-off
Rafael Devers' home run off Aroldis Chapman might just be an indication that he can do what the Sox need most.
-
Farrell, Reed have 'professional' meeting after Sunday night's incident
John Farrell tried to remove Addison Reed in the middle of an at-bat Sunday night, and the reliever was seen swearing when he was eventually lifted. The two subsequently talked things out.
-
Sandoval: 'I just never felt comfortable in Boston'
In a Players' Tribune article entitled 'Back Where I Belong,' Pablo Sandoval rejoices at being back with the Giants and says he was never happy in Boston 'even though everyone was great to me.'
-
Yankee fans reaction to Rafael Devers' game-tying home run.
Video of Yankee fan's reaction to Devers' home run is priceless
A 3-2 lead, one out in the ninth and flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman facing 20-year-old Rafael Devers? Start the video because the Yankees got this, right? Think again.
-
Devers ties it, Benintendi wins it as Sox beat Yanks in 10, 3-2
Rafael Devers ties it in the ninth and Andrew Benintendi wins it in the 10th as the Red Sox rally for a 3-2 win that puts them 5 1/2 games ahead.
-
Merloni on Pedroia's injury: Don't like the way this sounds
After Dustin Pedroia was placed on the disabled list for the 3rd time this season, Lou Merloni says he doesn't like how this is sounding for Pedroia.
-
Do the Red Sox need Price to make a deep playoff run?
Merloni, Drellich, and Bertrand discuss if the Red Sox are going to need David Price in the starting rotation to make a run in the postseason.
-
Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowsk and the New England Patriots' five Super Bowl trophies.
Dombrowski: 'Thrilled' to have 'anywhere near' Patriots' success
You can debate whether it's a Red Sox or Patriots town, but Dave Dombrowski tells the Boston Herald that it's the Pats who the Sox -- and everyone else -- are trying to match. 
-
CSN MID-ATLANTIC: Bryce Harper goes on DL; no structural damage in knee
Bryce Harper leaves Saturday night's game against the Giants after suffering a gruesome knee injury running to first base.
-
Drellich: Pomeranz most underappreciated
Drew Pomeranz deserves all the credit in the world for what he has done this season.
-
Benintendi's two homers power Red Sox past Yankees, 10-5
Andrew Benintendi rocketed a pair of three-run homers off All-Star Luis Severino and the Red Sox bounced back from a tough loss, roughing up the Yankees 10-5 Saturday.
-
Farrell unlikely to use Kimbrel in eighth inning
“I wouldn’t rule it out," says John Farrell but he adds, "I think staying consistent with [the relievers' usage] is part of that [bullpen's] success.”  
-
Red Sox believe Pedroia will be back this season
No one's talking about Dustin Pedroia's being done for the season. Still, his return remains uncertain after another trip to the DL.  
-
Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox
More knee trouble for Pedroia, who goes back on the DL
The Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia back on the 10-game disabled list with left knee inflammation. Lefty reliever Robby Scott is called up from Pawtucket.
-
Boston Red Sox outfielders (from L to R): Andrew Benintendi,, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts celebrate a victory.
After comeback win, Yankees troll the Red Sox with tweet
The Yankees social media team did some epic trolling on the Red Sox after the Yanks rallied to beat Boston Friday night at Yankee Stadium.   
-
Drellich: Why can't the Red Sox admit mistakes?
The trouble the Red Sox have publicly acknowledging reality this season is baffling.
-
BST PODCAST: Red Sox blow 3-0 lead over Yankees, NFL suspends Elliot 6 games
The Boston Sports Tonight crew debates who is to blame for the Red Sox loss to the Yankees, how the Cowboys will deal with Elliot's suspension, and more.
-
Red Sox blow lead in eighth, fall to Yankees, 5-4
The Yankees rallied to beat the Red Sox 5-4 Friday night and stop Boston's winning streak at eight.
-
Why did Farrell not use Craig Kimbrel in the 8th inning?
Our Boston Sports Tonight crew debates why John Farrell did not go to Craig Kimbrel in the 8th inning against the Yankees.
-
Price nearing attempt to throw from mound
An attempt to throw off the mound appears the logical next step for David Price as long as he feels healthy after his flat-ground work.
-
Derek Jeter group buys Marlins for $1.2 billion
Jeffrey Loria agrees to sell the Marlins to a group led by Derek Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman for $1.2 billion.
-
Drellich: Red Sox should play it safe with Pedroia
The Red Sox should give Dustin Pedroia's knee more time to heal.
-
BEST OF BST PODCAST: Is Sale right up there with Pedro?
Steve Buckley says Chris Sale's first season with the Sox has been better than Pedro's first; Greg Bedard on Wilfork, Butler and the Pats; what to look for in the preseason opener tonight.
-
judge-betts-cashman-dombrowski-80917
Drellich: How real is the 'window' for the Red Sox, or any MLB team?
Can teams find a way to keep those competitive windows from closing through just drafting and developing better than most?  
-
Boston Red Sox outfielders (from L to R): Andrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. celebrate a victory over the Rays.
Behind Porcello, Red Sox make it eight in a row with 8-2 victory over Rays
Rick Porcello wins consecutive starts for the first time this season and Eduardo Nunez literally knocks the Rays starter out of the game as the Red Sox win their eighth in a row, 8-2.  
-
Boston Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello delivers against the Tampa Bay Rays.
An immaculate inning for Porcello - he sets down Rays on nine pitches in the fifth
Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello became the 84th pitcher in baseball history to have an immaculate inning - striking out the side on nine pitches - when he set down the Rays in the fifth inning Wednesday n
-
Red Sox unveil nicknames for Players Weekend jerseys
MLB and the MLB Players Association officially announced "Players Weekend," which will feature players wearing uniforms with self-chosen nicknames on the back.
-
MLB suspends umpire Joe West three games for remarks about Beltre
In a USA Today report published June 20 timed to coincide with the umpire's 5,000th regular-season game, Joe West said "it's got to be Adrian Beltre" when asked who was the biggest complainer in the major le
-
Sale strikes out 13 Rays, Red Sox win seventh straight, 2-0
Working on six days' rest, Chris Sale follows up his worst start of the season with one of his best: Eight shutout innings with 13 strikeouts as the Red Sox beat the Rays, 2-0.
-
Drellich: All together now
On The Baseball Show podcast, Dave Dombrowski says he's 'had as autonomous a career as you can have' but always stays on same page as ownership.
-
Don Baylor, leader of Red Sox '86 champions, dies at 68
Don Baylor, whose acquisition just prior to the beginning of the 1986 season was one of the keys to the Red Sox winning the A.L.
-
Former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton died of brain cancer on Aug. 6, 2017. He was 55.
Former Phillies All-Star catcher Darren Daulton dies at 55
Darren Daulton, the catcher who was a big part of the Phillies pennant-winning team in 1993, dies after battling brain cancer.  
-
Who are the best celebrity Red Sox fans?
With Matt Damon at Fenway Park today, Lou Merloni and Dan Shaughnessy debate who the best celebrity Red Sox fans are.
-
Dan Shaughnessy on breaking the news of David Price/Dennis Eckersley story
Dan Shaughnessy discusses breaking the news of the David Price and Dennis Eckersley story details and his conversation with Price in the clubhouse.
-
eduardo-nunez-red-sox-stats-9-games-80617
Merloni: Nunez has been 'everything that they’ve needed'
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Dan Shaughnessy discuss how Eduardo Nunez has gotten off to an extremely hot start in his Red Sox career and how long he can keep it going.
-