On the night when baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day, the Boston Red Sox lost it in the ninth inning to the Chicago White Sox. The game was tied 1-1 after the fourth inning when Daniel Nava tied it up, but an error made by Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts would score a winning run for the home team. (more)
Fenway has yet to see an impressive start to this season. The Boston Red Sox are now 3-5 and 1-4 at Fenway Park. Once they get the ball rolling (or out of the park), then we will see a much more familiar team, but it’s still early and they are still trying to figure things out. Despite the loss, the Boston Red Sox were able to make a hopeful comeback late in the game, but it wasn’t enough to win. (more)
The Boston Red Sox will host the Texas Rangers this week. After the first week of the regular season the Red Sox are 2-4 and the Texas Rangers are 3-3. John Lackey (1-0) will take the mound tonight and face Tanner Scheppers, who will be making his second career start. (more)
After a three game series in Boston including a ring ceremony, Opening Day, and two other games this past weekend, the Boston Red Sox lost to the Milwaukee Brewers in all three. With emotions running high at Fenway Park and around the city, the Boston Red Sox admit that they are still adjusting to their schedule and all the other aspects of winning the World Series this past fall. The Boston Red Sox after one week of regular season play are 2-4 and have yet to win at home. (more)
After a 2-1 loss on Monday’s Opening day in Baltimore, the Boston Red Sox will look to redeem themselves for game 2 out of a three game series in Baltimore. These two American League East rivals will square off again tonight at 7PM. (more)
Yesterday, the Boston Red Sox were invited with warm welcome to Washington D.C. As a White Sox fan, President Obama had a tasteful speech on the South Lawn about their World Series Championship, but more importantly the strength of Boston and this team’s ability to bring spirit back into the city. (more)
The defending World Series Champs will open their season today in Baltimore! Get ready Red Sox Nation for another baseball season because it’s time to break out those Sox tees and baseball caps that have been collecting dust over this horrid winter. The Boston Red Sox mark their 114th season today at Camden Yards in Baltimore. (more)
RED SOX SET 2014 OPENING DAY ROSTER
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today set their Opening Day 25-man roster for the 2014 season.
Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington made the announcement.
The 2014 Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders, and five outfielders.
The Red Sox open their 114th season tomorrow afternoon in Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Left-handed pitcher Jon Lester will start for Boston and be opposed by Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman, with first pitch set for 3:05 p.m.
The Red Sox’ 2014 Opening Day Roster:
PITCHERS (12): Burke Badenhop, Clay Buchholz, Chris Capuano, Felix Doubront, John Lackey, Jon Lester, Andrew Miller, Edward Mujica, Jake Peavy, Junichi Tazawa, Koji Uehara, and Brandon Workman.
CATCHERS (2): A.J. Pierzynski and David Ross.
INFIELDERS (6): Xander Bogaerts, Jonathan Herrera, Will Middlebrooks, Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, and Dustin Pedroia.
OUTFIELDERS (5): Mike Carp, Jonny Gomes, Daniel Nava, Grady Sizemore, and Shane Victorino.
The Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-2, yesterday in their fifth matchup during spring training this year. This is their second win out of the five games, and the Sox still have four more games to go. The Red Sox are still not sure who will secure that center field spot: Grady Sizemore or Jackie Bradley Jr. (more)
Entering his 12th season with the Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz will be adding one year and $16 million to his contract extension with the organization. With a possibility as a free agent after this season, both Ortiz and the Red Sox this spring expressed their wanting to extend their relationship to last beyond 2014. (more)