The Red Sox are beaten by the New York Yankees, 8-5, as the visitors finish off a sweep, sending the Red Sox to their eighth loss in the last 11 games.
Insider Sean McAdam hands out his superlatives for the Boston Red Sox 8-5 loss to the New York Yankees.
4yThe Yankees are reeling after a disappointing offseason. Can they stay healthy enough to keep up with re-tooled Red Sox?
4yThe ex-Red Sox outfielder, a folk hero in Boston after his stolen base in Game Four of the 2004 ALCS sparked the greatest comeback in baseball history, overcomes a cancer scare and returns to coaching first base in San Diego.
4yBoston also receives word that it will not receive a compensatory draft pick for Felipe Lopez, who signs a minor-league deal with the Rays
4yThe Rays have a talented farm system that will help them recover from the losses they suffered this offseason, but the key to their success could be the play of a couple "idiots."
4yToronto hasn't cracked the playoffs since 1993, but with a new manager and a stable of young talent, there should be brighter days ahead.
4yThe Red Sox co-owner had been mentioned as a potential purchaser if the team is put up for sale in the wake of the McCourt divorce
4yBefore a "Town Meeting" with fans, the Red Sox braintrust spoke with media about everything from the Yankees' offseason to TV ratings to Dustin Pedroia's health.