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.
1yCalling last year's arbitration process 'humiliating' and 'embarrassing', David Ortiz tells USA Today he'll only re-sign with the Red Sox if they make the best free-agent offer.
1yThe Sox' tepid offensive showing on their disastrous road trip shines the light on a disturbing trend: The team's inability to get key hits in close games.
1yKevin Youkilis is 'having a great time' with the White Sox, as evidenced by Wednesday's 3-for-6 performance, which included the game-winning hit in an extra-inning win over Texas.
1yDavid Ortiz became the eighth active player to reach the milestone and moved into 49th place on the all-time homer list with his 400th home run.
1yThe Red Sox manager said that pitcher Aaron Cook gave a good performance, but the team failed to 'help him out with the runs.'
1yThe Red Sox mustered just three hits Wednesday afternoon while suffering their first sweep in Oakland since 2008.
1yAfter an impressive stint in Pawtucket, Justin Germano is available to throw for the Red Sox. He'll likely come out of the bullpen.