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Red Sox showcase seventh inning snowball fight

(Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)Eric D. Schabell Contributing WriterThe Cubs are in town this week playing a three game series against the Red Sox.If you are in Boston, you can't miss them.There must be a 50-50 ratio of blue to red in Fenway Park and each game feels like a World Series confrontation.The Red Sox won the first game, but descended into mayhem yesterday in a 4-7 loss...
Via RedSoxLife
4 hours ago

Red Sox Minor League Gameday April 30, 2017

Today’s Games MLB: Boston Red Sox (Eduardo Rodriguez) vs. Chicago Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) [8:05 PM] IL: Pawtucket Red Sox (Hector Velazquez) vs. Gwinnett Braves [ATL] (Sean Newcomb) [1:35PM] EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Jalen Beeks) vs. Reading Fightin’ Phils [PHI] (TBD) [2:05PM] CL: Salem Red Sox (Daniel McGrath) vs. Potomac Nationals [WSH] (Matt Crownover) [1:05PM] SAL:...
Via Sons of Sam Horn
8 hours ago

David Ortiz addresses grads of Rhode Island tech college

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has accepted his first honorary degree as he delivered the commencement address to graduates of a Rhode Island technical college. Ortiz, known as “Big Papi,” was introduced as “Doctor David Ortiz” before speaking Sunday at the New England Institute of Technology’s 76th commencement in Providence. The East...
Via MyNorthwest.com
14 hours ago

Cubs, Red Sox set for marquee rubber match (Apr 30, 2017)

Via FOX Sports
21 hours ago

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Red Sox show off trophies at Fenway Park

Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ugly Defense, Rough Pitching Late Sink Boston Red Sox in 7-4 Loss to Chicago Cubs

The Red Sox allowed five runs in the last four innings of Saturday afternoon's 7-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs at Fenway Park.  Boston's defense was particularly awful, with four errors, including two on an ugly play during Chicago's three-run seventh inning.
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Recap: Pitching Can't Hold Late Lead in 7-4 Loss to Cubs

The Boston Red Sox took a two-run lead into the sixth inning, but allowed five late runs to the Chicago Cubs in a 7-4 loss on the best day of the year at Fenway Park. Steven Wright was the unlucky loser, while Hanley Ramirez and Andrew Benintendi launched homers to…
Via CLNS Radio
22 hours ago

Rizzo hits 1 of Cubs' 3 HRs in 7-4 win over Red Sox (Apr 29, 2017)

Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ace Price throws simulated game; no date for return

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kimbrel stays in control; 21 of last 22 retired

It is a situation Craig Kimbrel has found himself in often this season. As fans began to cheer and "Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent blared over the loud speaker Friday night, Kimbrel would have to face the heart of the Cubs' order to secure a Red Sox victory.
Via RedSox.com
1 day ago

Boston Red Sox Recap: Five-Run First Inning Enough Offense in Exciting 5-4 Win over Cubs

An offensive outburst in the first inning, followed by solid starting pitching by Drew Pomeranz and dominant late relief work by Fernando Abad and Craig Kimbrel, led the Red Sox to an exciting 5-4 win over the Cubs at a raucous Fenway Park on Friday night.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

WATCH: Red Sox Get Timely Hitting Early and Nasty Relief Late in 5-4 Win Over Cubs

A five-run first inning was barely enough, as the unlikely combination of Fernando Abad and Craig Kimbrel blew away the Cubs' chances of a comeback win over the Red Sox at lively Fenway Park on Friday night.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox hold off Cubs after 5-run first

An electric atmosphere at Fenway Park made April feel like October, and the sea of blue shirts in the stands made it clear how many Cubs fans made the trek to Boston for this much-hyped weekend series. But the Red Sox stood their ground on their home turf, utilizing a big burst of offense in the bottom of the first and a strong late-inning effort by the bullpen en route to Friday...
Via RedSox.com
1 day ago

WATCH: Kris Bryant launches moonshot completely out of Fenway Park

Kris Bryant has crazy power. In his first Major League at bat at Fenway Park, the Chicago Cubs third baseman showed that power off, hitting a ball over the famed Green Monster and completely out of the park onto Lansdowne Street. Normally speaking, hitting a ball out of Fenway Park isn’t terribly noteworthy. You do have to hit the ball high, but the Green Monster isn’t that far...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What's wrong with the Red Sox offense?

Brian HinesContributing WriterLast season, the Red Sox carried one of the best offenses in the major leagues. Even without David Ortiz this year, the lineup had equal expectations to open the year.MVP candidate Mookie Betts, shortstop Xander Boagerts and promising rookie Andrew Benintendi were suppose to build on their seasons from last year. Newly acquired Mitch Moreland was suppose...
Via RedSoxLife
2 days ago

Muddy Chicken Hitting Sixth For First Time In Career

Here is today's Red Sox lineup against the World Series Champion Cubbies: Xander Bogaerts SS, Andrew Benintendi LF, Mookie Betts RF, Hanley Ramirez DH, Mitch Moreland 1B, Dustin Pedroia 2B, Jackie Bradley, Jr. CF, Christian Vazquez C, Marco Hernandez. On the mound tonight for The Carmine Hose is Drew Pomeranz.
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago

Cubs, Red Sox pairing ‘curse-breaking’ World Series trophies

The Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox are bringing together the World Series trophies that represented each long-suffering organization finally overcoming their respective championship curses of 108 years and 86 years, respectively.The Cubs pay a visit to Fenway Park for a three-game series this weekend and Boston’s 2004 World Series trophy and Chicago’s trophy from last season...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Xander Bogaerts wrong about Red Sox missing David Ortiz?

Debate the answer with Chad Finn and Boston sports fans at The Sports Q.
Via Boston.com
2 days ago

Hell At The Hot Corner

Let’s start off happy! Last season the Red Sox led baseball in runs scored. See? This isn’t a sad article, it’s a happy fun one! In 2015 they were fourth. Still good! 2014 was a down year as they finished 18th, but they were coming off a 2013 season that saw them finish first, and something something World Series win, so perhaps we could forgive them. Point is, the Red Sox...
Via BP Boston
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lack of Offense for Chris Sale, Lack of Respect for Dustin Pedroia

In this roundtable episode, Lauren Campbell, Nick Quaglia and Adam Belue talk the frustrations off the offense and if it has to do with the absence of David Ortiz. They also discuss whether they agree with how Dustin Pedroia handled Manny Machado getting thrown at and throwing his teammate under the bus.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox prospect Kevin Steen in critical condition after car accident

Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Kevin Steen was injured in a serious car accident Wednesday night that left another motorist dead.According to FOX4 in Fort Meyers, Steen was seriously injured when another car veered off the road, crossed the median and went airborne into his SUV. The 20-year-old was taken to a local hospital and said to be in critical condition. The driver of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Birthday boy Aaron Judge homers and makes spectacular catch at Fenway

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is enjoying his 25th birthday. Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts hit a fly ball down the right field line that appeared to be going out of play.But Judge made a running catch before tumbling over the short wall at Fenway Park and falling into the crowd. It was initially ruled that Judge did not catch the ball. But the call was overturned...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia: No rift in Red Sox clubhouse after Manny Machado incident

Dustin Pedroia appeared to take the side of an opposing player over one of his own teammates on Sunday, but the Boston Red Sox infielder insists the incident has not created any issues in the clubhouse.It all started last Friday, when Pedroia had to leave a game against the Baltimore Orioles because Manny Machado slid into him spikes-high and injured his ankle. Some felt the slide...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes suspended, fined for throwing at Manny Machado

Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes made a decision to protect teammate Dustin Pedroia by throwing at the head of Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado on Sunday. It’s going to cost him. It started on Friday when Machado took Pedroia out on a slide into second base. Leading 6-0 in the eighth inning on Sunday, Barnes got his apparent payback by throwing behind Machado. Both plays...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedroia defends Machado after Red Sox player throws at him

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia appeared to take the side of Manny Machado on Sunday after one of Pedroia’s teammates seemingly threw at the Baltimore Orioles star intentionally.In the eighth inning of Sunday’s game, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes threw a pitch behind Machado and near his head. The ball actually hit Machado’s bat and resulted in a foul ball, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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