The Boston Red Sox built a World Series champion in 2013 by avoiding the expensive free agents they’ve made mistakes on in the past. They’ll have to do it again this winter.
Jake Peavy tipped his hat to the crowd as he left off the mound to a standing ovation after his first start since joining the Boston Red Sox.
Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, a raise of $2 million.
As a tumultuous and disappointing season draws to
a close, the Boston Red Sox are starting to see hopeful signs for
Jon Lester allowed four runs and eight hits in three innings as the Pirates defeated the Red Sox, 6-5, in Bradenton, Florida.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia heads back to Boston to have his sore right knee examined, and his status is uncertain, while reliever Bobby Jenks was placed on the 15-day disabled list and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia was sent to the hospital because he was feeling sick.
Mike Stanton hit two three-run homers and had seven RBIs in his injury-delayed debut, and the Florida Marlins beat the Red Sox 15-7 Thursday.