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A look at what’s on the Red Sox truck headed for spring training

Thursday, February 11, 2016

What’s on the truck The Boston Red Sox loaded up the truck and headed to spring training on Wednesday. What’s on the 53-foot truck, you may wonder. Well, for starters: ∎ 1,100 bats ∎ 20,400 baseballs ∎ 20 cases of bubble gum ∎ 60 cases of sunflower seeds ∎ 200 batting gloves ∎ 200 batting helmets ∎ 400 t-shirts ∎ 400 pairs of socks ∎ 320 batting practice tops ∎ 160 white game jerseys ∎ 300 pairs of pants …

Ross, Red Sox agree to $1.25 million, 1-year contract

Saturday, January 30, 2016

BOSTON – Pitcher Robbie Ross and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration. Ross can earn a $25,000 performance bonus under Friday’s agreement, either for 60 games or 60 innings. A 26-year-old left-hander, Ross was 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 54 relief appearances last …

Red Sox’s Ramirez embracing idea of moving to first base for 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – Hanley Ramirez doesn’t expect any setbacks playing another new position with the Boston Red Sox this season. Ramirez, a shortstop for most of his career, struggled to adjust after moving to left field last year, leading the team to relocate him to first base in 2016. “I’ve always been an infielder, so it’s going to be easy,” Ramirez said Saturday …

Red Sox say manager John Farrell’s cancer is in remission

Friday, October 23, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox said Manager John Farrell’s cancer is in remission. Boston said Farrell had his post-treatment testing and learned on Thursday that his non-Hodgkins lymphoma was in remission. Farrell said he’s thankful for the support …

Red Sox ‘lifetime’ scout, who hit flies to Yaz, dies at 90

Saturday, October 17, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox are mourning the death of former prospect and scout Chuck Koney. The team said Koney died on Monday in Orland Park, Ill., at the age of 90. He had been a scout in the organization for more than 40 years after his playing …

Springfield mayor opens stadium talks with PawSox

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said initial talks have been held with the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox about the possibility of moving the minor league baseball team to the western Massachusetts city. The mayor said Tuesday during an editorial meeting with The Republican newspaper …

Red Sox announce Farrell will be back as manager next season

Monday, October 5, 2015

CLEVELAND – John Farrell was forced to step away from the Red Sox because of cancer. He will return as their manager in 2016, an announcement that ends Boston’s second straight troubling season on an uplifting note. The …

Red Sox finish season, Orsillo’s tenure with 3-1 loss to Indians

Monday, October 5, 2015

CLEVELAND – They finished in last place again, way out of playoff contention. The Red Sox were never really in the race. And yet, as the 2015 season ended long before New England’s trees burst with color, the …

Kluber pitches eight shutout innings as Indians beat Red Sox, 2-0

Sunday, October 4, 2015

CLEVELAND – Boston Red Sox Interim Manager Torey Lovullo has one goal heading into the final day of the regular season. “We certainly don’t want to finish in last place (in the American League East),” he said. Boston …

Owens hit hard as Red Sox lose to Indians, assuring a sub-.500 season

Saturday, October 3, 2015

CLEVELAND – Josh Tomlin pitched into the seventh inning and Carlos Santana drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Tomlin (7-2) …

Yankees top Red Sox, 4-1, to clinch playoff spot after two-year absence

Friday, October 2, 2015

NEW YORK – The next generation of New York Yankees will have a chance to make their mark in the playoffs. Ending a rare two-year absence from the postseason, the Yankees clinched a wild-card berth with three games …

Yanks bullpen falters in 9-5, 11-inning loss to Red Sox

Thursday, October 1, 2015

NEW YORK – The Yankees’ normally steady bullpen wasted a chance to clinch New York’s first playoff berth in three years when Dellin Betances gave up a tying homer and Andrew Bailey allowed the go-ahead hit in Boston’s …

Don Orsillo signs deal to broadcast Padres games

Thursday, October 1, 2015

SAN DIEGO – Don Orsillo landed with the San Diego Padres after being ousted as the Boston Red Sox’s television play-by-play voice. The Padres said Thursday that Orsillo signed a long-term deal and will become the primary television …

Red Sox manager meets President Barack Obama at hotel gym

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

NEW YORK – Just like any other morning on a Boston Red Sox road trip, Interim Manager Torey Lovullo woke up and headed for the gym at the team hotel. Only this time, he met a new exercise …

Porcello recovers, Swihart powers Red Sox past Yankees, 10-4

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

NEW YORK – With his father and brother among dozens of supporters in the stands, Rick Porcello certainly didn’t want to get knocked out in the first inning. Porcello recovered neatly from a rocky start and rookie catcher …