Brock Holt

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18:  Eduardo Rodriguez #52 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after the third out of the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Fenway Park on August 18, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Big Night At Fenway On & Off The Field

By DOUG ALDEN   Associated Press    BOSTON (AP) _ Travis Shaw went 4 for 4, Mookie Betts drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 […]


BOSTON, MA - JULY 30:  Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox runs to third during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park on July 30, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Sweep Averted

By MIKE CRANSTON  Associated Press     BOSTON (AP) _ Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz each had three hits, and the Boston Red Sox beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 8-2 on Thursday night, […]


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Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?

Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn’t mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it’s mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.


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Red Sox Squeeze Past Rays

By FRED GOODALL  AP Sports Writer     ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Mookie Betts doubled to extend his career-best hitting streak to 13 games and scored on Brock Holt’s 10th-inning single to give the […]


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When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your Roster

Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.


ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 17:  Second baseman Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox flips the ball to second base for a force play in the sixth inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 17, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Red Sox Fall Flat

By GEORGE HENRY  Associated Press     ATLANTA (AP) _ Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Pedro Ciriaco added a pair of RBI singles and the Atlanta Braves beat the […]


BOSTON, MA - JUNE 16:  Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox scores as catcher Ryan Lavarnway #30 of the Atlanta Braves chases the ball in the sixth inning at Fenway Park on June 16, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sox Losing Streak Ends At 7

By DOUG ALDEN  Associated Press      BOSTON (AP) _ Brock Holt became the first Boston player to hit for the cycle since 1996 and the Red Sox slugged their way out of a seven-game […]


BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 10: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox scores in front of catcher Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 10, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Red Sox Struggles Continue

By DAVID GINSBURG  AP Sports Writer      BALTIMORE (AP) _ Adam Jones drove in a run and played exceptional defense behind left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, who earned his second win of the season Wednesday night […]


BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox fields a ball hit by Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Cool A’s

By HOWARD ULMAN  AP Sports Writer     BOSTON (AP) _ Oakland’s Pat Venditte became the first pitcher in 20 years to throw with both arms in the same game, but the Boston Red Sox […]


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Red Sox Power Sinks Slumping O’s

By DAVID GINSBURG  AP Sports Writer      BALTIMORE (AP) _ Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O’Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night […]