Bob Nightingale of USA TODAY feels that the Red Sox will run away with the division. On July 15 he wrote that “they have easily been the most aggressive team on the trade market, pulling off…the acquisition of Drew Pomeranz from the San Diego Padres.” No Boston writer has been so bold. The Sox do […]
On April 2, in a blog entitled “Rick Porcello-A Lot To Prove” I called him a “severe disappointment since arriving from the Tigers on December 11, 2014.” Eric Weber of boston.com referred to him as an “underperforming bust” and a ” joke during the exhibition schedule.” Last year I called Porcello “a de-facto ace” when […]
On March 15, 2015, I wrote a piece entitled “Eduardo Rodriguez- A Man To Watch”. I included the fact that he was acquired from the Orioles in July 2014 for Andrew Miller. I mentioned some of his statistics. At Portland and Pawtucket late in that year, he had an ERA of 1.41 with 12 walks […]
Every Red Sox fan is familiar with Jackie Bradley Jr’s stats-(through Wednesday)-a .309 average (12th in the AL), triples (1st), doubles (5th), rbi’s (5th), OBP (5th), SLG (2nd), and OPS (3rd). He has 11 homers and 44 rbi’s . His slash is a tremendous .309/.386/.581. If he continues these figures, he could be an MVP […]
Pedro Martinez reflected on his role in getting David Ortiz to come to the Red Sox on MLB Tonight. “A lot people want to give me credit for bringing David over. I think I was only a bridge for a super, super human, super player, and someone historic for the game.” You can watch […]
On Saturday May 28 at Toronto, the Red Sox suffered an ugly 10-9 loss. They lost leads of 8-4 and 9-8. Closer Craig Kimbrel was twice once strike away from a victory. Then it happened. He allowed a single to Justin Smoak, a double by Russell Martin to tie the game, and a Devon Travis […]
Sox (8-9) Betts RF Pedroia 2B Bogaerts SS Ortiz DH Ramirez 1B Shaw 3B Holt LF Hanigan C Bradley Jr. CF Owens SP Game time is at 8:05 pm EST.
The Red Sox have traded Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Angels for Josh Rutledge. Rusney Castillo has been called up to fill the OF spot. Rutledge is currently playing in AAA where he has played second, short and third.
1. Mookie Betts, CF 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 3. David Ortiz, DH 4. Hanley Ramirez, LF 5. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 6. Mike Napoli, 1B 7. Brock Holt, RF 8. Xander Bogaerts, SS 9. Blake Swihart, C Wade Miley, SP
1. Mookie Betts, CF 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 3. David Ortiz, DH 4. Hanley Ramirez, LF 5. Mike Napoli, 1B 6. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 7. Allen Craig, RF 8. Xander Bogaerts, SS 9. Ryan Hanigan, C Justin Masterson, SP
1. Mookie Betts, CF 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 3. David Ortiz, DH 4. Hanley Ramirez, LF 5. Mike Napoli, 1B 6. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 7. Daniel Nava, RF 8. Brock Holt, SS 9. Ryan Hanigan, C Rick Porcello, SP
HoltCF Pedroia 2B Ortiz DH Ramirez LF Sandoval 3B Napoli 1B Victorino RF Bogaerts SS Hanigan C Buchholz, SP
1. Mookie Betts, 2B 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 3. David Ortiz, DH 4. Hanley Ramirez, LF 5. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 6. Mike Napoli, 1B 7. Shane Victorino, RF 8. Xander Bogaerts, SS 9. Ryan Hanigan, C Joe Kelly, SP
Mookie Betts CF Dustin Pedroia 2B Hanley Ramirez LF Allen Craig 1B Mike Napoli DH Shane Victorino RF Xander Bogaerts SS Brock Holt 3B Sandy Leon C Wade Miley SP
Mookie Betts CF Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Hanley Ramirez LF Pablo Sandoval 3B Mike Napoli 1B Daniel Nava RF Ryan Hanigan C Brock Holt SS Justin Masterson SP
Here’s the Red Sox lineup for the home opener: Mookie Betts CF Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Hanley Ramirez LF Pablo Sandoval 3B Mike Napoli 1B Shane Victorino RF Xander Bogaerts SS Sandy Leon C Rick Porcello – P
Holt, CF Pedroia., 2B Ortiz, DH Napoli, 1B Sandoval, 3B Craig RF Nava, LF Bogaerts, SS Hanigan, C Kelly SP
Mookie Betts, CF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Hanley Ramirez, LF Pablo Sandoval, 3B Mike Napoli, 1B Daniel Nava, RF Xander Bogaerts, SS Sandy Leon, C Wade Miley, SP
Mookie Betts CF Dustin Pedroia 2B Pablo Sandoval 3B Hanley Ramirez LF Mike Napoli 1B Daniel Nava RF Ryan Hanigan C Xander Bogaerts SS Rick Porcello P
The Boston Red Sox have reached an agreement with Rick Porcello to extend his contract through 2019. The four year deal is worth $82.5 million.