Red Sox News

  • Infusion of new talent helps Sox beat Yanks

    Anthony Ranaudo allowed just two runs over six innings and got the win in his big league debut as the Red Sox posted a 4-3 win over the Yankees on Friday night at Fenway Park.

  • Cespedes used 'to playing winning baseball'

    The possibilities of Yoenis Cespedes and the damage he can do while wearing a Red Sox uniform seem enticing.

  • Justice: Cherington takes bold steps

    Speaking of general managers showing guts, smarts and imagination, there's Ben Cherington of the Red Sox. Nice work, very nice.

  • Ross exits with recurrence of plantar fasciitis

    Red Sox catcher David Ross exited Friday night's 4-3 win against the Yankees with a recurrence of plantar fasciitis, something he's been dealing with for the past 10 days.

  • Craig healthy, ready to contribute offensively

    Just nine months ago, Allen Craig was at Fenway Park, watching the Red Sox win the World Series against his Cardinals. Back at Fenway on Friday, a day after being traded by St. Louis to Boston, Craig was trying to put it all into perspective.

  • Carp designated for assignment; Victorino on DL

    Following a flurry of transactions prior to Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Red Sox made a slew of internal moves prior to Friday night's series opener against the Yankees.

  • Middlebrooks activated, seeks to turn season around

    This season hasn't gone how Will Middlebrooks imagined it would. Nothing seems to have gone that way for the Red Sox as a whole, either.

  • Ellsbury credited with steal following review

    The Yankees successfully challenged a call at second base in the sixth inning of Friday's game against the Red Sox, resulting in Jacoby Ellsbury being credited with his 29th stolen base of the season.

  • Lester to A's for Cespedes in swap of stars

    The Red Sox and A's pulled off a blockbuster deal Thursday morning to swap All-Stars, Boston sending ace left-hander Jon Lester to Oakland for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.

  • Castrovince: Red Sox building for better 2015

    Six guys from Boston's World Series roster are gone. In their place, though, is a collection of players that will allow the Red Sox to field the seeds of a contender in 2015 while simultaneously supporting an already well-regarded farm system.

  • Lackey to Cards as Sox get Kelly, Craig

    Just hours after trading ace Jon Lester, the Red Sox sent No. 2 starter John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday amid one of the most eventful Trade Deadlines in team history.

  • Parting with Lester tough for Cherington

    For general manager Ben Cherington, trading Jon Lester wasn't just tough for baseball reasons, but also from a personal standpoint.

  • Red Sox acquire pitching prospect Rodriguez from O's

    The Red Sox traded lefty setup man Andrew Miller within the division on Thursday, sending him to the Orioles in exchange for highly-touted pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez.

  • Red Sox send Drew to Yanks for Johnson

    The real news of Stephen Drew being traded to the Yankees isn't that the rivals made a trade for the first time since 1997. It's that Xander Bogaerts is moving back to shortstop for the Red Sox and Will Middlebrooks will get a chance to reclaim his spot at third base.

  • To players, shake-up surprising, yet understandable

    Leading up to Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, there was plenty of reason to believe the Red Sox were going to be active. But unloading seven players from their 25-man roster over the past week is something totally different.

  • Who won Lester-Cespedes trade?

    It was early morning Thursday on the West Coast when word spread that the A's had acquired both Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from the Red Sox in exchange for Cuban sensation Yoenis Cespedes. We asked our MLB.com analysts for their opinion on who "won" this titanic trade.

  • With rotation in flux, Ranaudo called up

    With Yoenis Cespedes putting on his Red Sox uniform for the first time and Stephen Drew showcasing his Yankee road grays on Friday night at Fenway Park, Anthony Ranaudo will take the mound in his Major League debut.

  • Sore back likely to land Victorino on disabled list

    Lost amid the shuffle of the four trades the Red Sox made on Thursday is that right fielder Shane Victorino is hurt again.