Boston Red Sox News and Rumors

  • David Ortiz surprises military personnel with World Series tick…

    David Ortiz surprises military personnel with World Series tickets

    yahoo.com Updated Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been a postseason hero several times over during his potentially Hall of Fame worthy career. This year, though, with his Boston Red Sox long eliminated from the October scene, he's changing his role up in order to hel…
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  • Oldest former Red Sox player Lucier, 96, dies

    Oldest former Red Sox player Lucier, 96, dies

    ESPN.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    Lou Lucier, who was the oldest surviving former Boston Red Sox player, has died at the age of 96.
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  • Sources: Red Sox near deal to hire Chili Davis

    Sources: Red Sox near deal to hire Chili Davis

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    The Boston Red Sox are on the verge of a deal with Chili Davis to be their hitting coach, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.
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  • Schilling's bloody sock the bridge to history

    Schilling's bloody sock the bridge to history

    MLB.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Before the Red Sox could complete their baseball miracle in the 2004 ALCS, a bit of a medical science miracle was needed.
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  • Winning four games starts with winning one for O's

    Winning four games starts with winning one for O's

    MLB.com Oct 15
    By narrowly losing three straight tense contests in the American League Championship Series to the Royals, the Orioles will try to make history and join the 2004 Red Sox as the only other baseball team to come back from a 3-0 deficit in a postseason ser…
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  • Napoli to have facial surgery for sleep apnea

    Napoli to have facial surgery for sleep apnea

    ESPN.com Oct 14
    Mike Napoli of the Boston Red Sox said he will undergo a facial-reconstruction operation in hopes of resolving his sleep apnea.
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  • Rangers continue skipper interviews with Banister and McEwing

    Rangers continue skipper interviews with Banister and McEwing

    MLB.com Oct 8
    The Rangers continued their interviews with managerial candidates by meeting with Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister and White Sox third base coach Joe McEwing on Wednesday. The Rangers have already interviewed pitching coach Mike Maddux, Triple-A manage…
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  • Red Sox ponder Craig's future in Boston

    Red Sox ponder Craig's future in Boston

    MLB.com Oct 8
    As the Red Sox plot their course for what figures to be a highly eventful winter of retooling, one big question they will have to ask themselves is this: What kind of season will Allen Craig have in 2015?
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  • Kolten Wong's key homer creates new — and pleasant — postseason…

    Kolten Wong's key homer creates new — and pleasant — postseason memory

    yahoo.com Oct 7
    ST. LOUIS — There was nothing Kolten Wong could do to atone for getting picked off first base to end Game 4 of the 2013 World Series. He didn't get on the field again, and the St. Louis Cardinals lost in six games to the Boston Red Sox. That doesn't mea…
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  • Rangers will interview six candidates, including Bogar

    Rangers will interview six candidates, including Bogar

    MLB.com Oct 3
    Tim Bogar is one of six candidates who will interview for the Rangers managerial opening beginning early next week. The other five candidates are from outside the organization: Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister, Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo, White …
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  • Have You Ever Been Inside Former Red Sox Coach Greg Colbrunn's …

    Have You Ever Been Inside Former Red Sox Coach Greg Colbrunn's Kitchen?

    If you have, could you email us a description of his kitchen? We're at . Thanks.Read more...
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  • Chart: Which MLB Fans Suck At Supporting Winning Teams?

    Chart: Which MLB Fans Suck At Supporting Winning Teams?

    deadspin.com Sep 30
    This graph, from Harley Ellenberger, charts MLB home attendance and winning percentage throughout the season. As expected, the Red Sox, Cubs, and Yankees had solid attendance despite missing the playoffs, and no one went to see the Astros or Rays. But w…
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  • Jon Lester's postseason success provides helpful lesson plan fo…

    Jon Lester's postseason success provides helpful lesson plan for Royals

    yahoo.com Sep 30
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Having to face left-hander Jon Lester in a postseason game is a task no opponent should relish. Lester's reputation in the playoffs is second to few, and his 2.11 ERA in 76 2/3 career innings for the Boston Red Sox backs it up. And ye…
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  • Farrell, Cherington take responsibility for rough season

    Farrell, Cherington take responsibility for rough season

    MLB.com Sep 29
    Last year at this time, Red Sox manager John Farrell and general manager Ben Cherington were receiving well-deserved accolades for a magical season that would end in championship glory. This year, both men are more than willing to take their share of ac…
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  • Minor knee surgery for Red Sox's Buchholz

    Minor knee surgery for Red Sox's Buchholz

    ESPN.com Sep 29
    Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz will have routine knee surgery
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  • Red Sox coach Colbrunn might not be back

    Red Sox coach Colbrunn might not be back

    ESPN.com Sep 29
    Greg Colbrunn, the Red Sox hitting coach who had a serious health scare earlier this season, expressed uncertainty Sunday that he would return for the 2015 season.
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  • Young stars, free agents can help Red Sox rebound in 2015

    Young stars, free agents can help Red Sox rebound in 2015

    MLB.com Sep 29
    It's always daunting for a last-place team to pick up the pieces and figure out how to regroup as quickly as possible. But the Red Sox are probably more comfortable than just about any other team in this predicament, considering they just went through i…
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  • Derek Jeter gets nothing but love and respect from rival Red So…

    Derek Jeter gets nothing but love and respect from rival Red Sox

    If Re2pect has become the best and simplest way to define Derek Jeter’s legacy as he walks away from the game, then perhaps it was only fitting that he take his final bow at Fenway Park.
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  • Video - 30 For 30: Four Days In October 51:42

    30 For 30: Four Days In October

    Oct 16
    30 For 30: Four Days In October
  • Video - Moment In Time 02:57

    Moment In Time

    Oct 10
    Torii Hunter, Prince Fielder and David Ross look back on David Ortiz's grand slam in Game 2 of last year's ALCS.
  • Video - Cold Hard Facts 01:41

    Cold Hard Facts

    Oct 9
    David Ross previews the ALCS between the Orioles and Royals.
  • Video - Do Not Trade Hitters For Pitchers 05:09

    Do Not Trade Hitters For Pitchers

    Oct 3
    After an early postseason exit for Billy Beane's A's, and struggles out of the gate for Dave Dombrowski's Tigers in the ALDS, Keith gives a piece of advice to general managers who might be considering trading a hitter for a pitcher: Don't do it.

Sports Columnists

  • Here Come the Architects

    Oct 22
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Let the debate begin over the historic first two Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributors selections, but make no mistake about the picks of former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf. The Hall is opening the door wide for franchise…
  • Clayton's mailbag -- Big-name wide receiver trades carry risk

    Oct 21
    John Clayton's mailbag: Trading for a big-name receiver, such as Percy Harvin, comes with a risk.
  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande