The Boston Red Sox thought they found a star in Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. Instead, the team paid Castillo $50 million to go away.
Sparky Lyle was one of baseball’s first true shutdown closers. When he wasn’t sealing games, Lyle had a disgusting love for birthday cakes.
Curt Schilling earned more than $115 million during his MLB career, but he lost it all on a video game just three years after retirement.
A look back at notable MLB players not named Jackie Robinson that wore No. 42.
Late New York Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner wasn’t thrilled with the idea of “Red Sox Nation.” Steinbrenner blamed ESPN for the phrase.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds treasured April 12. Bonds regularly hit significant home runs on April 12 throughout his career.
In 18 years of Major League Baseball, Hall-of-Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez had his share incidents on the mound. He’s thrown at batters. He’s argued calls. Martinez, however, had no regrets with anything he’s ever done on the mound. The only baseball regret the three-time Cy Young winner has, happened on the other side of the …
Months after Ted Williams retired, the Boston Red Sox found a new legend in Carl Yastrzemski. “Yaz” made his MLB debut today in 1961.
Did former Major league Baseball player Jimmy Piersall really run the bases backwards after hitting his 100th home run?
Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Fernando Valenzuela officially began taking over the baseball world on April 9, 1981. Here’s what happened.
Baseball legend Hank Aaron hit his 714th home run on this day in 1974. How did the baseball world react to the milestone?
A World Series title wasn’t the only goal on his mind when Justin Verlander arrived at the Detroit Tigers’ spring training facility in Lakeland, Fla, in 2013. If Verlander had his way, he wanted to sign a long-term extension with the Detroit Tigers rather than test free agency after the 2014 season. Verlander got his …
A New York Times writer’s tweet added to the confusion Friday for people who didn’t recall that a former baseball standout had died last year.
A look back at the story of how the Cincinnati Reds nearly acquired Babe Ruth before he ever went to the New York Yankees.
Sports Illustrated exposed baseball legend Pete Rose’s gambling habits on this day in 1989. Will Pete Rose become a Hall of Famer?
Pedro Martinez is one of the biggest stars in Red Sox history. He won three Cy Young awards and one World Series title in Boston.
A look at the different teams Babe Ruth played for in his 22-year career in Major League Baseball.
On this day 12 years ago, Boston Red Sox left fielder Manny Ramirez had four RBIs in the earliest Opening Day in MLB history.
Nearly a decade after his last stint as a major league manager, what is former New York Mets manager Bobby V doing in 2020?
Manny Ramirez won two World Series championships with the Boston Red Sox before his career took a turn due to positive PED tests. Where is the former All-Star now?
Some of baseball’s greatest players donned a Boston Red Sox uniform. Here are some MLB stars who recently did the same.
His spring training was interrupted by the coronavirus shutdown, but Boston Red Sox announcer Josh Lewis hit a home run with a hilarious video.
Chris Sale will miss the entire 2020 season after the Red Sox announced he will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow. It’s another blow for the city of Boston.
Tom Brady isn’t the only star athlete who played for a different team at the end of his career. Here are some baseball stars who did the same.
The Boston Red Sox have worn green jerseys every St. Patrick’s Day since 2004. Why did the Red Sox start that tradition?
David Price just might be the steal of the Dodgers’ trade for Mookie Betts.
The former Red Sox great came out on Thursday crushing Fiers for how he went about discussing the entire cheating scandal.
Roger Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers that baseball has ever seen. How many teams did he take the mound for?
The Dodgers have acquired Betts, but will they ink him to a historic deal that could put him in the ballpark next to Trout?
Spring training is just around the corner. When will the Boston Red Sox receive their punishment for their sign-stealing scandal?
The Boston Red Sox and MLB have a new mess on their hands because the highly publicized Mookie Betts trade fell apart.
Dustin Pedroia played a crucial role in two World Series titles for the Red Sox, but is he a Hall of Fame second baseman?
A salary dump via the Mookie Betts trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers is the latest way the Boston Red Sox are saving money.
It was an offseason of change for the Boston Red Sox heading into the 2020 season, and most of the change was not for the better.
Los Angeles finally pulled the trigger on a blockbuster trade to land Betts and Price, who could play a huge part in their World Series bid.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres are in the hunt to land Mookie Betts in a trade with the Boston Red Sox.
There is one significant connection between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros: Alex Cora. Could he face a lifetime ban?
On Monday, the Houston Astros received their punishment for stealing signs. What does that mean for Alex Cora and his Boston Red Sox?
Whether or not the Red Sox win or lose, we’re likely to hear Mookie Betts’ name quite a bit during the 2020 season. Here’s why.
It’s not just the Houston Astros. Apparently the Boston Red Sox were also stealing signs during the 2018 Major League Baseball season.
Los Angeles may have the opportunity to acquire the former AL MVP from Boston, but should they go that route?
Few sports leagues are as male-dominated as the MLB. But Raquel Ferreira of the Boston Red Sox front office is trying to change this.
The Boston Red Sox have four World Series championships in the 21st Century, but winning another title might soon might not be so easy.
Whether they work or not, these superstitions won’t likely go away any time soon. Here are three of baseball’s classic fan superstitions.
It is extremely doubtful that the Boston Red Sox can even secure a place in the playoffs this season. Is it possible? Well, yes.
Chris Sale became the fastest pitcher to 2,000 strikeouts in MLB history this week. Where does that milestone place him on the all-time list?
Being a professional athlete is also about being a role model, and these five athletes stepped in and saved someone’s life.
The New York Yankees visit the Boston Red Sox for a four-game series starting on July 25. Starting pitcher information, TV times and notes.
With 100 games in the books and just over two months left in the season, here are six of the biggest surprises in the 2019 MLB Standings.
Good relief pitching is a key to winning in MLB, and in 2019 it’s a two-team race between the Nationals and Red Sox for worst bullpen.