Red Sox News

  • Lackey aims to bounce back following two rough starts

    Michael Pineda was involved in a minor controversy during his first start vs. the Red Sox this season, but the right-hander is out to prove his outing wasn't a fluke as he starts opposite John Lackey in Wednesday night's game at Fenway Park.

  • Red Sox send struggling Nava to Pawtucket

    Daniel Nava's slow start has resulted in a trip back to the Minor Leagues. With Shane Victorino likely to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday and Boston's bullpen in need of an extra pitcher for Wednesday's game against the Yankees, Nava's roster spot is the one that will be utilized.

  • Lester unable to cool off Ellsbury, Yankees

    It was a night that came with great anticipation, considering it was the return to Fenway Park for Jacoby Ellsbury and the rivalry debut of Masahiro Tanaka. Even with such electric subplots, the Red Sox continued their tough start to the season by not looking particularly strong in any phase of the game in a 9-3 thumping at the hands of the Yankees on Tuesday.

  • Justice: Ellsbury takes center stage at Fenway

    For Jacoby Ellsbury, there were no mixed emotions about returning to Fenway Park as a member of the Yankees on Tuesday. "I was looking forward to it," he said.

  • Gomes gets nod in left vs. Tanaka over struggling Nava

    In a lineup move reminiscent of last October, Jonny Gomes started in left field on Tuesday night against the Yankees, even though right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was on the mound.

  • With starters struggling, bullpen help might be needed

    The Red Sox are likely to make a roster move prior to Wednesday's game against the Yankees, but the activation of right fielder Shane Victorino might have to wait until Thursday.

  • Growing pains part of the process for Bogaerts, Bradley

    Considering how much praise they've received for their poise, it's easy to forget that Xander Bogaerts is 21 years old and Jackie Bradley Jr. just turned 24. Neither player is perfect, and they've both made some fundamental errors in recent games.

  • NCAA champion Napier throws out first pitch

    While John Farrell is admittedly not much of a college basketball fan, the Red Sox manager was impressed with the run the University of Connecticut men's basketball team had to claim the 2014 NCAA Championship.

  • Red Sox do their part on Earth Day

    In celebration of Earth Day on Tuesday, the Red Sox, in partnership with National Grid, did their part to help the environment.

  • Red Sox unable to finish furious rally vs. O's

    The Red Sox threatened to make a thrilling comeback for the second straight day, but this time, they fell just short in a 7-6 loss to the Orioles on Patriots' Day at Fenway Park.

  • Justice: No losers in Boston on Patriots' Day

    The Red Sox and Orioles did themselves proud on this Patriots' Day, folks. Take a bow, fellas. Nice job all around. The O's won it, 7-6, in front of a packed house of 37,513 at Fenway Park, but given how the Red Sox fought and clawed back from a 6-0 deficit, given how Red Sox Nation has a month's worth of storylines to digest, there surely won't be much disappointment.

  • Patriots' Day takes on new meaning at Fenway

    Richard Deuso sat along the third-base line at Fenway Park on Monday with his wife and two friends, happy to have the sun beaming down on his face. Deuso was just one of 37,513 fans who came to cheer on the Red Sox in their 11:05 a.m. sellout tilt with the Orioles on Patriots' Day.

  • Napoli in Boston lineup despite sore knee

    After a good night's sleep -- which took place within the confines of the clubhouse at Fenway Park -- Mike Napoli was right back in the lineup for Monday morning's Patriots' Day contest against the Orioles.

  • Hot-hitting Holt bats leadoff in finale for Sox

    Brock Holt, who has swung a hot bat since his recall from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday, was inserted into the leadoff spot for Monday's finale against the Orioles.

  • Red Sox rally, walk off on O's error in ninth

    The Red Sox capped a stirring Easter Sunday comeback on a walk-off throwing error by Orioles left fielder David Lough. With the bases loaded and one out, Mike Carp hit a liner to left that was caught by Lough, too shallow to score Dustin Pedroia. But Lough threw home anyway, and the offline throw bounced out of the grasp of Matt Wieters and went toward the backstop, allowing Pedroia to roar home to give the Red Sox a 6-5 win.

  • Sox pay tribute to those affected by bombings

    On the eve of the 2014 Boston Marathon, the Red Sox put together a stirring pregame ceremony on Sunday night in recognition of those affected by the tragic bombings that took place at the finish line last April.

  • Victorino, Middlebrooks nearing return to Sox

    Within the next week, the Red Sox could have their entire starting nine together for the first time this season, as Shane Victorino and Will Middlebrooks each look to finish rehab stints in the Minors.

  • Sox preparing for quick turnaround to Patriots Day

    Though the annual Patriots Day game has long started at 11 a.m. ET at Fenway Park, it has never been preceded by a Sunday night game, as will be the case this time.