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.
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.
1yJon Lester said he felt pretty good, but the bullpen lost the Red Sox lead and the lefty settled for a no-decision.
1yHe's not about to be confused with David Ortiz, but catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia now has two dramatic late-inning homers at Fenway the last two weeks.
1yA Red Sox bullpen which has been so good and so dependable for the past six weeks picked a bad time to have a collective collapse Tuesday night, costing the Red Sox an 8-6 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
1yThe Red Sox bullpen blows two leads, the second in the tenth inning, and Boston drops its series opener to the O's, 8-6.
1yDaisuke Matsuzaka pitched just 1.1 innings on Tuesday, which could mean the Red Sox are getting him ready for a start Saturday.
1yDeven Marrero said the Red Sox have been following him since high school, and he's familiar with the New England area, as he's played in the Cape Cod League the last two years.
1yBobby Valentine gave some injury updates on Tuesday, explaining that both Carl Crawford and Jacoby Ellsbury took some swings on Tuesday.