14 hrs ago
Bogaerts close to being activated from concussion DL; Craig not headed to third base
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- At this hour -- 6 p.m., by the way -- the Red Sox are deciding between having Rusney Castillo make his minor league debut Saturday or Sunday in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League final.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Allen Craig glad that trade to Red Sox was in the cards
When the Red Sox gathered their coaches, scouts, and baseball operations executives before the World Series last fall to formulate a game plan against the St. Louis Cardinals, it quickly became evident they had to be cautious pitching to Allen Craig.
Is Will Middlebrooks cooked? Who's on third in 2015?
Oct 26, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals designated hitter Allen Craig is tripped by Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks during the ninth inning and would score on an obstruction call to win game three of the MLB baseball World Series at Busch Stadium.
Viva El Birdos
The Cardinals have no infield bench
The Cardinals have been thin on the infield all season long, but after trades and injuries the Cardinals are down to just Daniel Descalso.
Injuires, Player Misuse May Have Cardinals' Mike Matheny on Managerial Hot Seat
That is the kind of emotion Mike Matheny can create amongst the St. Louis Cardinals ' fanbase in only two seasons as skipper, one of them resulting in a National League pennant.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Pirates beat Cardinals to boost playoff hopes
Pittsburgh pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning that lifted the Pirates to a vital 5-2 win over St. Louis on Wednesday and boosted their fragile playoff hopes.
MLB:Ike Davis belts three-run homer to spark Pirates
Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2, in Pittsburgh.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Pedroiaa s 4 RBIs Lead Sox Past Jays in Extra Inning AffairSports
Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.
What Does Rusney Castillo Splash Mean for Yoenis Cespedes' Red Sox Future?
Already bursting at the seams, it seems inevitable that Boston will have to clear some of its outfield assets in the offseason in order to make all the pieces work.
Fantasy owners try to stay relevant in September
As September approaches, most fantasy baseball owners are either trying to squeeze every ounce of value out of their rosters for the stretch run or are starting to lay the groundwork for next season.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Rusney Castillo's future provides a welcome distraction from Red Sox present
Rusney Castillo talks with reporters Saturday, after the Red Sox formally announced the Cuban defector had signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Bosox welcome Cuban OF
The team Saturday signed Rusney Castillo to a seven-year contract that begins immediately.
4 MLB Rookies Who Will Have to Perform Like Veterans in Pennant Races
2 starter for the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch and well into the postseason.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Game 127, Mariners at Red Sox
That series in Philadelphia was neither entertaining nor helpful. Now, the M's head to Fenway, where they've lost nine consecutive games.
Cape Cod Times
Red Sox Notebook: Allen Craig in lineup
The plan was for Allen Craig to play nine innings in right field and get four at-bats for the Pawtucket Red Sox last night.
Boston Red Sox
Kelly hoping second time is the charm at Fenway
Mariners ace Felix Hernandez knew that his historic stretch wouldn't last forever.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitching, injuries among factors for postseason push
After a 6-1 homestand pushed them to within 1 1/2 games of the division-leading Brewers, the Cardinals intend to make a push for another National League Central title over their final 36 games of the season.
Game 127: Allen Craig Activated, Will DH as David Ortiz Gets Night Off
Steve Silva, a lifelong Massachusetts resident, joined Boston.com in 2004. He's covered the world championship runs of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, and Celtics, the Boston Marathon, and more as part of the BDC and Boston Globe sports teams.
The Wichita Eagle
Wainwright, Lynn, Neshek have carried the St. Louis Cardinals
I've been writing a lot about the Kansas City Royals lately on the blog - for good reason, obviously - but nonetheless I'm feeling a little guilty.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sports Media 101
Boston Red Sox Injury Updates - David Ross Returns
Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .