BOSTON -- With the annual winter meetings set to begin Monday in Nashville, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington met with the media on Saturday to address a host of issues his team is facing.
The next date on the baseball calendar is Nov. 30, the deadline to tender contracts to arbitration eligible players.
BOSTON -- Jon Lester turned in a decent outing, but not good enough for a win, as the Red Sox dropped the opener of their three-game series against the Orioles, 4-2, at Fenway Park Friday night.
BOSTON -- For the past month, Will Middlebrooks and Kevin Youkilis have essentially been sharing playing time. But Thursday night, Middlebrooks may have put an end to the job-share.
BOSTON -- When the Red Sox tripped over themselves en route to a 1-5 start to their season, the bullpen was a big part of the problem.