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Game 160 Preview: Blue Jays at Red Sox

The Red Sox come home for the final three regular season games of the season and still have something to play for. After getting swept by the Yankees, they still need to win two games to lock up the 2nd seed in the American League. The Blue Jays are tied for the Wild Card with the Orioles, who will face off against the Yankees in New York. So instead of the Sox resting their starters...
Via RedSoxLife
54 minutes ago

Bridge near Fenway Park to be named after David Ortiz

Boston Red Sox fans will feel David Ortiz’s presence at Fenway Park long after his retirement. Massachusetts lawmakers announced in a statement Thursday have taken steps to name a bridge near Fenway Park after the retiring Boston Red Sox slugger, The Boston Globe’s Olivia Quintana reports. The honor was included in a supplemental budget bill and is likely to have enough support...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Farrell tells heckling fan to ‘shut your a– up’

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell was tired of hearing from a heckler at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, so he gave the guy a piece of his mind. Fortunately for us, it was caught on camera. The Red Sox clinched the AL East division title on Wednesday and celebrated accordingly. There was presumably lots and lots of drinking, which probably led to lots and lots of hangovers....
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Who Is The 2016 FenwayNation Player O' Year?

Who should be the FenwayNation 2016 'Player Of The Year'? Mookie Betts Xander Bogaerts Jackie Bradley, Jr. David Ortiz Dustin Pedroia Rick Porcello Hanley Ramirez OTHER (Specify player in comments)   pollcode.com free polls
Via FenwayNation
5 hours ago

Sox Offense Showdown: 2016 Vs. Recent World Series-Winners

Gosh the Red Sox are good! Have you noticed that? The are! They’ve even got a division title to prove it, and let’s try to talk as little as possible about the game surrounding that division win thank you. The thing that makes the Red Sox really good is their offense. They’ve scored a lot of runs; 869 in fact, and that’s 108 more than the next best team that doesn’t play...
Via BP Boston
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Continue Strange Slide Into Playoffs, Fall, 5-1

(AP Photo)Talk about your Pyrrhic Victories! The Bronx Embalmers swept the Red Sox last night 5-1—but were eliminated from post-season contention. OK, we'll take that. Boston continued its odd slide after surging in September with 11 straight victories. The slump is jeopardizing their quest for the best AL record and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. It might also affect...
Via FenwayNation
6 hours ago

Read Sox: The Postseason Roster, Papi’s Retirement and More

The 2016 Red Sox are the champions of the American League East. Celebrating a division title after your opponent smacks a walkoff grand slam was weird, sure, but they’ll take it. As the season winds down, Sox fans and both the Boston and national media have spent a lot of time both looking ahead to October and remembering the past. Of course, we’re fondly remembering and reminiscing...
Via BP Boston
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons Red Sox can win World Series

The Red Sox have the momentum, the talent and the balance that teams strive for at this time of year, and that's why David Ortiz could end his career with a fourth World Series parade.
Via RedSox.com
7 hours ago

Rulebook 101: Luke Maille’s Botched Tag on Dustin Pedroia

Baseball is a unique sport filled with situations that you may only see once every few years, if at all. Umpires must be prepared to rule on these situations in real time, but we have our own expert to rely upon. Brandon Magee explains why Dustin Pedroia was ruled safe at home despite Luke Maille’s tag. Baseball has been America’s national pastime for well over a century...
Via Sons of Sam Horn
10 hours ago

Red Sox Notes: Home-Field Advantage Slipping Away After Boston’s Swept In New York

The Boston Red Sox’s series in New York was a lot to take in. Tuesday saw the Yankees snap the Red Sox’s 11-game win streak before the New York won again in walk-off fashion Wednesday. However, the Red Sox also clinched the American League East on Wednesday and lost again 5-1 on Thursday while the Yankees officially were eliminated from playoff contention. It was weird, yes...
Via NESN.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Sabathia too Much for Sox Offense as Boston gets Swept by Yankees After 5-1 Loss

The Boston Red Sox looked to avoid a sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees a day after clinching the American League East title.
Via CLNS Radio
16 hours ago

Red Sox likely to face Tribe in ALDS

After being swept in the Bronx by the Yankees, it is now likely that the American League East champion Red Sox will face the AL Central champion Indians in the AL Division Series, which starts on Oct. 6 on TBS.
Via RedSox.com
16 hours ago

Moncada starts preparing for AFL action

Red Sox top prospect Yoan Moncada flew to Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday to prepare for the Arizona Fall League.
Via RedSox.com
20 hours ago

Plan would rename Boston bridge for Sox slugger Ortiz

BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts officials are moving to name a bridge in honor of retiring Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. The House of Representatives has approved a supplemental budget that includes language that would rename the Brookline Avenue Bridge the David Ortiz (Big Papi) Bridge. The bridge spans the Massachusetts Turnpike between Landsdowne Street and Newbury Street...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 2016 Red Sox Are Dominant On the Road

The Red Sox are going to the playoffs, and don’t you dare take that for granted. After the last two miserable seasons in Boston, this is a tremendous leap forward and one that should be milked for every bit of entertainment it’s worth. That it’s also David Ortiz’s final season makes it all the more sweet. The Red Sox are almost certainly going to win the division. In fact...
Via BP Boston
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the BoSox went from fringe contenders to AL East champs

The last time the Boston Red Sox were in New York, a playoff appearance wasn’t out of the question. But this? Even for the most optimistic Red Sox fan, this seemed like a stretch. Boston was 51-39 on July 17 after a three-game series at Yankee Stadium, two games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. Fast forward to Wednesday night in the Bronx, where the Red...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Price has great response for Twitter troll over contract

The worst kind of people are the kind of people that @ professional athletes on Twitter with complaints about the athlete’s performance. One of these people found Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price on Twitter, after Price had a rough outing on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees (6 1/3 IP, 12 H, 6 ER). Overall, it’s been a rock-solid season for Price, as the 31-year...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox clinch AL East title with Baltimore's victory over Toronto

NEW YORK (AP) Boston Red Sox clinch AL East title with Baltimore's victory over Toronto.
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Red Sox can clinch as Papi begins Bronx goodbye

A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: --- BOSTON POPS? It's a big night in the Bronx for David Ortiz and the streaking Red Sox. Playoff-bound Boston can clinch the AL East title with a win or a Toronto loss as Big Papi begins his final three-game series at Yankee Stadium. The 40-year-old slugger, set to retire after this season, has said he'd like to be cheered...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Rick Porcello quietly one of the best pitchers in the league

As of right now, the Major League leader in wins, believe it or not, is Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox. Porcello through 32 starts this season is 22-4 with a 3.11 ERA. Porcello’s surge the past few months has put him up near the top of a number of pitching categories. That being said, it is about time to start including him in the discussion for Cy Young candidacy in the American...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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