16 hrs ago
Yankees' Michael Pineda tosses 30-pitch bullpen as rehab progresses
Rain in Tampa, Fla. washed out Michael Pineda's scheduled simulated game at the Yankees' minor-league complex Thursday morning, but the right-hander threw his 30 pitches inside to stay on schedule, according to Yankees manager Michael Pineda.
20 hrs ago
We're sitting on the grass with several hundred parents and kids on a balmy summer night in Falmouth, Mass., on Cape Cod watching the Falmouth Commodores play the Orleans Firebirds.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Talk of the Town: Christian Vazquez catching on
Humble and timid, Christian Vazquez is the newest member of the big league Red Sox, but certainly not the first to make his Major League debut this season at Fenway Park.
Yanks Go Yard
Ellsbury's Hot Streak Gives The Yankees Hope
Jul 20, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury singles to right during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Middle Innings: Grading the Red Sox front office & coaching staff
Jul 13, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell talks with umpire Rob Drake during the fifth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
How much would it cost the Red Sox to #PayLester? Where Jon Lester...
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester heads to the bull pen before a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Boston, Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Sports Media 101
Replacing Jacoby Ellsbury Isn't the Issue for the Boston Red Sox
Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .
Deep Left Field
Cleveland Indians Days of Future Past: Trevor Crowe
Feb 28, 2014; Clearwater, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers player Trevor Crowe at batduring the spring training exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Bright House Field.
The New Zealand Herald
Pop-fly single gives Yankees 3-2 win over Reds
Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning off Brian McCann's pop-fly single that dropped near three Cincinnati Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday.
Hiroki Kuroda has become a very important Yankee
Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees pitches in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Baseball roundup: Padres' Despaigne takes no-hitter into eighth
San Diego's Odrisamer Despaigne, 27, is a Cuban right-hander who signed as a minor league free agent May 2. / Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports SAN DIEGO - Odrisamer Despaigne came within four outs of the first no-hitter in San Diego's 46-year major league history, and the Padres beat the New York Mets, 2-1, Sunday on Seth Smith's run-scoring infield ... (more)
Sunday Baseball NotesOn Lester, no easy solution
Jon Lester will win the popularity contest in his contract dance with the Red Sox, but will the Sox succumb to fan pressure or will they continue with their current business philosophy? Polls show that Red Sox fans want Lester re-signed.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Boston Red Sox: Ben Cherington Gets Some Blame, But Not All Of It
This is the first taste of criticism Ben Cherington has received as general manager of the Boston Red Sox .
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Winnipeg Free Press
Defending champion Red Sox still hopeful despite pre-All-Star break struggles
For three seasons, the Boston Red Sox have been riding a surprising seesaw that has them in last place in the AL East.
Jackie Bradley and Jacoby Ellsbury at mid-season
Jul 10, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. hits an RBI single against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning at Fenway Park.
Over The Monster
The Red Sox outfield isn't broken, but it still needs fixing
The Red Sox already have three adequate outfielders, but that doesn't mean there's no improvements to be made.
A.L. East mid-season review: Center Field
Five American League East center fielders entered this season with starting jobs locked down.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.
Sox need to spend on Lester
Of course, that's assuming that Lester, whose contract is up at the end of the year, remains in Boston for the duration of the 2014 season.
The Hartford Courant
Some Second-Half Questions For Yankees, Red Sox, Mets
As the second half of the season kicks off, we're faced with the possibility that it might be a quiet October in these parts.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Jon Lester Has Plenty in Common with Andy Pettitte, and You Can Bet the Yankees Know It
Chad Finn is the sports media columnist for the Globe and writes the irreverent Touching All the Bases blog for Boston.com.