RED SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Farrell incensed, ejected after balk call

Which happened first? Red Sox lefty Fernando Abad committing a balk, or Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun being granted time by home plate umpire Ryan Blakney? The one thing was clear is that Red Sox manager John Farrell became completely incensed by the sequence of events and was ejected.
Via RedSox.com
2 hours ago

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Should they target Todd Frazier?

If anything is abundantly clear to Boston Red Sox fans through seventy-four games, it is that an upgrade is needed at the third base position if they are going to compete for a World Series title. This season acted as a final chance of sorts for Pablo Sandoval, but he hasn’t stayed healthy much and hasn’t performed when on the field. In only 32 games, Sandoval is hitting .212...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fister starts for Red Sox against team that waived him (Jun 25, 2017)

Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected (Jun 24, 2017)

Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox manager John Farrell ejected in 7th inning

Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutledge lands on 7-day concussion list

The rash of injuries in the infield continued for the Red Sox, as Josh Rutledge was placed on the seven-day concussion list prior to Saturday's game against the Angels.
Via RedSox.com
8 hours ago

The Only Sad Thing About David Ortiz’s Number Retirement Celebration Was That He Didn’t Un-Retire

Look, I’ve said pretty much everything I can ever say about David Ortiz, his retirement, and how after he’s gone, nothing in Boston will ever be the same. You can read it right here if you don’t believe me. But I’ll just drop a couple choice paragraphs from that post because Papi’s retirement was front and center last night: It’s okay to admit it. That for the last couple...
Via Surviving Grady
8 hours ago

Rodriguez could rejoin rotation vs Texas

The Red Sox are targeting a Minor League rehab start for lefty Eduardo Rodriguez on Thursday at Double-A Portland, and he could only need the one outing before rejoining Boston's rotation.
Via RedSox.com
8 hours ago

Red Sox: Sale should be in the conversation for best pitcher in the league

Via FOX Sports
11 hours ago

Red Sox Power-Up On Halos, Stay In First Place, 9-4

(AP Photo)A pair of two-run home runs helped propel the Red Sox to a 9-4 win over the Anaheim/Orange County/California/United States/North America/Earth/Milky Way Angels. Both Hanley Ramirez and Sandy Leon went yard in the victory—which kept The Carmine Hose in first-place in the AL East. Rick Porcello was atypically good until the seventh inning, when he reverted to the 'Ugly...
Via FenwayNation
18 hours ago

Sandy Leon, Hanley Ramirez Power the Red Sox past the Angels 9-4 on Big Papi night

The Red Sox used strong offense behind homers from Sandy Leon (4 RBI) and Hanley Ramirez to beat the Angels 9-4 on David Ortiz's number retirement night. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago

WATCH: Sandy Leon, Hanley Ramirez power Sox to 9-4 win over Angels on David Ortiz Night

The Sox got out to a quick lead and never relinquished it as Sandy Leon and Hanley Ramirez both went yard in a 9-4 win as the Red Sox retired David Ortiz's number 34. 
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz throws terrible ceremonial first pitch (Video)

Friday night, the Red Sox celebrated the storied career of David Ortiz. The former first baseman and designated hitter had his number retired and threw out the first pitch prior to Boston’s game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He also spoke to the fans for nearly ten minutes, receiving a warm welcome.Perhaps all the years not playing in the field affected Ortiz’s throwing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz l Rick Porcello l Powered By CLNS

Rick Porcello will take the hill for the Red Sox, facing off against Alex Meyer. This all happens the day David Ortiz number is retired!
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Buehrle admits he had a few drinks before World Series save

Game 3 of the 2005 World Series is one of the more memorable in recent memory. The Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros in 14 innings. The pitching staff’s were stretched so thin that Mark Buehrle — who had started Game 2 in Chicago two days earlier, picked up the save.In the years that have passed, a rumor has persisted that Buehrle might have had a few drinks. Ahead...
Via Sportsnaut
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There is now a street in Boston named after David Ortiz

The man who once said “This is our [bleepin’] city” now has his own bleepin’ street. Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had the honor of having a street in Boston renamed in recognition of his impact on the Red Sox and the city of Boston on Thursday. Yawkey Way Extension is now known as David Ortiz Drive. As if that was not enough, Ortiz already had a bridge named...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox looking to trade for Pablo Sandoval replacement

The Boston Red Sox are about ready to stick a fork in the failed Pablo Sandoval experiment. According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Red Sox are looking to upgrade the third base position in the trade market.“Boston surged to the top of the American League East this week thanks in part to the Yankees’ lengthy losing streak, but according to a source, the Red Sox are looking...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Joe Kelly edition

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly is having a terrific season on a team whose bullpen has the second lowest ERA in the majors. Kelly is firmly slotted in the seventh and eighth innings along with Matt Barnes, as Craig Kimbrel has been arguably the best closer in the league this season. While Kelly won’t be the closer for the Sox, he would easily be the closer for several...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What to do About Pablo Sandoval and the Red Sox Bullpen

Nick Quaglia, Jared Scali, Lauren Campbell and Ethan Winter all discuss the problem that is Pablo Sandoval and what should be done about him. They also discuss the very recent issues of the Red Sox bullpen. 
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Another First For Andrew Benintendi

Andrew Benintendi had his first career walk off hit a week ago, and it was perfect. It was just like all the other positive things he does, which are also perfect. It can’t be hyperbole when it’s factually correct. Because #TimelyContent rules the internet, I’ll use this opportunity to open a bunch more tabs, stare blankly at a lot of tables, and make assumptions. The following...
Via BP Boston
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Hanley Ramirez fling his bat to celebrate meaningless single

When it comes to celebrating, Hanley Ramirez never holds back. Ramirez is a vocal clubhouse leader, and he does things to rally his own team, as well as get under his opponents’ skin. We have to assume the Royals weren’t thrilled when he hit a single in the eighth inning of Monday’s game, and did an epic bat flip as he milked it for all it was worth afterward. For what it...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello has been Rick Porcellblow thus far

When Dave Dombrowski assembled his starting rotation for the 2017 season, the Boston Red Sox had probably the best starting trio in the American league. Rick Porcello, Chris Sale, and David Price were to be the anchor of the team in David Ortiz’s absence. Chris Sale is a dynamite player who K’s batters at a staggering rate. So far he has come as advertised, leading the league...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This baseball-loving kid learning he’ll get out of the hospital will melt your heart

In the three months since we first heard of Ari Schultz, he’s had more ups and downs than any 5-year-old should ever have to face.Ari, who has suffered since birth from two heart diseases, first went viral in March for his reaction to finding out he was getting a heart transplant. Soon after that, however, Ari went into cardiac arrest and his parents again held their breath.But...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout to join Angels on road trip, begin swinging

Mike Trout is on his way to making a return to the Los Angeles Angels.Trout is set to join the Angels for their road trip next week, manager Mike Scioscia said Saturday. The team heads to New York and then Boston for series with the Yankees and Red Sox. Trout is making his way back from thumb surgery to repair a torn UCL. The two-time MVP underwent the operation at the end of May...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Clemens understands David Price’s struggles with Boston media

Roger Clemens can relate to David Price’s frustration with the media in Boston.Price, who is in his second season with the Red Sox, recently told reporters he would not be talking about personal items with them. Instead, he said he would only speak when it was his turn to start in the rotation.Clemens, who spent the first 13 seasons of his career in Boston, said on WEEI Friday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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