Part-time outfielder/part-time first baseman Mike Carp recently expressed a desire to be traded to another team, yet Carp remained with the Red Sox through a very active trader deadline day on Thursday.
The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Stephen Drew and infielder-outfielder Martin Prado in two deals meant to help boost a foundering offense for a playoff run.
The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday’s trade deadline.
Mark Buehrle pitched 6 2-3 innings to earn his first win in almost two months and Dioner Navarro had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to their fifth consecutive victory, a 6-1 win over the slumping Boston Red Sox.
Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.
ESPN announcers will call Sunday night’s Red Sox-Yankees game from atop Fenway Park’s Green Monster.
Orioles vice president Dan Duquette says the team has no intention of trading young pitching talent, and he quelled rumors that Baltimore is close to landing Red Sox lefty Jon Lester.
Marcus Stroman had his second solid start against Boston in five days, Colby Rasmus hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Bays beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.
CBS Sports Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports the Red Sox and Dodgers have been talking about the possibility of a trade involving Red Sox ace Jon Lester.