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.
3yThe Red Sox pitching staff has been weighing the team down all season. Despite the brilliance of Josh Beckett and Jon Lester's solid season, they are one of the worst starting staffs in the league, judging by the numbers.
3yThe right-fielder, who was ready to return from his shoulder injury, has an avulsion fracture in his middle finger.
3yEither you think the Red Sox will snap out of their recent slump, or you think they won't. There's plenty of logic to defend both standpoints. Which side are you on?
3yWelcome 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.
3yJosh Beckett may throw a bullpen session Monday and could start as early as Thursday; Buchholz may soon be cleared to throw his first bullpen.
3yThe Sox turned to their ace Sunday in what was almost a must-win situation, but a laborious first inning doomed him -- and his team -- to defeat.
3yThe Red Sox are in their worst skid since the beginning of the season, but there's still confidence in the clubhouse that it's just a rough patch and they can right the ship.