Over The Monster
How the trend of accelerated prospect development has affected rookie offensive success
The gap between Triple-A and the major leagues is bigger than it ever has been according to Red Sox manager John Farrell.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Money, money, money
You probably know that one of Bud Selig's big objectives as commissioner of baseball was to even the playing field - that is, to give the small-market teams a chance to contend.
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.
Pineda gets in groove, baffles KC
Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Yanks Go Yard
The Bronx is Boiling: Time to Get Rolling
Aug 10, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter grounds out during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Jon Couture: Back to the drawing board for Cherington, Red Sox
This isn't an idea that needs a terribly fine point on it, but getting kicked around for a week by two legitimate playoff contenders makes it pretty clear where these Red Sox are in these waning summer days.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Lenny Megliola: Red Sox send a message in dollars with Castillo deal
It was always about the Red Sox' money. How many years do you give a player; how much money? Jon Lester learned the hard way.
Prado's RBI single in the ninth lifts Yankees over White Sox, plus more MLB scores
New York Yankees' Martin Prado reacts after his game-winning RBI single that scored Ichiro Suzuki in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in New York.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Washington Post
Boston's Farrell: Castillo is "exciting, athletic"
Farrell spoke Friday amid multiple media reports that the Red Sox had agreed with Castillo on a $72.5 million, seven-year contract.
Where will Jackie Bradley land?
Jul 27, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. jumps as he catches the ball during the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
Major League Baseball
Red Sox could soon sign Cuban star Castillo
A deal between Castillo and the Red Sox is in place, an industry source said Friday.
Boston Red Sox
Red Sox could soon sign Cuban star Castillo
An industry source said Friday that Castillo is on track to sign a six-year deal worth more than $72 million with the Red Sox in the next few days.
Nine to Know: Red Sox Stats Pack - the Ex-Sox EditionSports
The Bill Chuck Files overflow each day with stats, factoids, and observations that are sometimes relevant, sometimes irrelevant, and sometimes simply intriguing.
Report: Red Sox, Tigers Finalists for Cuban Free Agent Rusney CastilloSports
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Top five reasons the Red Sox are awful in 2014
As we sit 17.5 games out of first place and 13 games out of a Wild Card berth, it's probably not too early to do a post-mortem on your 2014 Carmine Hose.
Minor League Ball
Jackie Bradley of the Red Sox: what happens now?
"Jackie Bradley. WTF? What happens now? Is there any chance he can recover from this complete debacle?"---Clint, Portland, Oregon.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
What Can Rusney Castillo Bring To Boston Red Sox?
It was reported Tuesday that the Boston Red Sox are one of several teams right in the thick of things in attempting to sign highly-touted Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo , who has been described as "raw" by a number of scouts even at age 27. scouts.
Red Sox one of three finalists for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo
Apr 25, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; A Boston Red Sox baseball cap and glove sit in the dugout during the warm-up in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Preview: Astros at Yankees
The Houston Astros vie for their second series victory over the New York Yankees this season when the teams meet in the Bronx on Wednesday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts Will Be Fine For Boston Red Sox
Despite the recent demotion of Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and the struggles of shortstop Xander Bogaerts , I'm here to let everyone know that both of these young and talented players will be fine.