| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:25 PM
BOSTON -- Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell announced after...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura quipped this week that he questions Red Sox manager John Farrell's education for not picking left-hander Chris Sale for the American League All-Star team that he will be leading next week.
It was a joke...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:55 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Alexei Ramirez's hugging skills were on full display Tuesday night during his All-Star Game debut.
The White Sox shortstop and Sox left-hander Chris Sale both entered Tuesday night's game in the top of the fourth inning when American...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:36 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 2-1, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton led off the sixth inning with singles, and Howie Kendrick, on his 31st birthday, lofted a run-scoring single to right-center, his third hit of the game. David Freese added a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez was named the starting pitcher for the American League for Tuesday's All-Star Game, while St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny gave the nod to his own ace, Adam Wainwright, over Los Angeles Dodgers left-...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:18 PM
As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not.
Not contrived. Not manufactured. Not choreographed by a video board operator with his button on the oversized clapping hands, or by event planners...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Anyone familiar with pitcher Alfredo Aceves' history in Boston knows the Orioles dodged a bullet when Aceves, a non-roster invitee to spring training this year, didn’t make the 25-man roster.
That the team wasn't relying on Aceves during this...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:57 PM
BOSTON — White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he was shocked Wednesday when he heard his opponent's news upon arriving at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox designated A.J. Pierzynski for assignment before the third game of a four-game series with the White...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:06 AM
BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another.
"Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....