Jon Lester has done more than enough to warrant a contract extension from the Red Sox. The two sides could be in discussions this offseason.
The market for free agent shortstop Stephen Drew would appear to be shrinking, with few options remaining. The Red Sox, however, do remain one.
1yAfter a season derailed by injuries, Carl Crawford goes 1-for-3 in his season debut with the Red Sox.
1yJust when the Red Sox were looking forward to getting their regular lineup back and healthy, their most productive player, DH David Ortiz, injures his Achilles rounding the bases on Adrian Gonzalez's home run.
1yAdrian Gonzalez's first home run in 66 at-bats couldn't have come at a better time for the Red Sox. His three-run shot in the eighth inning powers Boston past the Chicago White Sox at Fenway, 5-1.
1yKevin Youkilis enjoys a hero's welcome back to Fenway as a member of the Chicago White Sox. He then adds three hits but it isn't enough for Chicago, which falls to the Red Sox, 5-1.
1yAdrian Gonzalez's tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning lifts the Red Sox to a 5-1 victory over the White Sox on a night of big returns at Fenway. Kevin Youkils comes back with the White Sox and Carl Crawford plays for the Red Sox for the first time this...
1yAlthough he left the Red Sox amid some controversy, Kevin Youkilis' avoided any references to his frosty relationship with manager Bobby Valentine in his return to Fenway Park on Monday with the White Sox.
1yTo make room on the roster for Carl Crawford, the Red Sox designate utilityman Brent Lillibridge for assignment. Lillibridge was acquired from the White Sox in the trade that sent Kevin Youkils to Chicago.