Thanks to some shoddy pitching from three Red Sox, old manager Terry Francona's return to Fenway Park was a sweet one Thursday night.
Terry Francona is making his managerial return to Fenway Park, and while it's a noteworthy occasion, we shouldn't overstate its significance.
Starting pitcher Clay Buchholz was not the only Boston Red Sox hurler to start the game undefeated; Jon Lester was also undefeated until suffering his first loss of the season on Monday .
Juan Nieves used to make Don Cooper coffee in the morning when they roomed together for four years when Nieves was Cooper's bullpen coach with the White Sox.
The 2013 Boston Red Sox have been the surprise of Major League Baseball. Following one of the worst seasons in franchise history - in which they finished last in the AL East - Boston got off to a hot 12-4 start in 2013.
Yes, the Red Sox lost on Tuesday for the second straight time. It was just as frustrating as the night before, with Chicago getting its runs with two-out rallies and Boston wasting opportunities late against the White Sox bullpen.
The Boston Red Sox aim to get even with the Chicago White Sox when the two clubs resume a three-game set Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Arizona's Patrick Corbin delivered a dominant nine innings to lead the Diamondbacks to a 5-1 win over Colorado and improve his unbeaten start to 7-0 on Monday.
When Jon Lester took the mound last night, he was trying to become the first Red Sox lefty starter since 1973 to go at least 7-0 to begin a season.
Adam Dunn clubbed a three-run homer to help the Chicago White Sox hand Boston's Jon Lester his first loss of the season with a 6-4 win in the opener of a three-game set at U.S. Cellular Field.
Win 20 games for the first time in his career? Bring home some Cy Young hardware at the end of the season? Those seem very possible for Red Sox starter Jon Lester after an amazing start to the 2013 season.
They were only a laughable blimp crash of disappointment but for a year, yet the Boston Red Sox have snuck up on everyone by becoming a dominant force in the AL East again.
This is what good teams do. They rebound. Which is what happened after a couple of weeks where the Boston Red Sox struggled during a disappointing home stand against the Minnesota Twins and the Toronto Blue Jays .
The longest delay ever at the ballpark lasted long enough for the 1993 movie "The Sandlot" to be shown in its entirety on the videoboard.