Jon Lester (Orlin Wagner/AP Photo)

Lester To Start Opening Day

Boston pitcher Jon Lester has been picked to start opening day for the Red Sox on April 5 in Detroit.


Derek Jeter (Nick Laham/Getty Images News)

It’s February.. Do You Know Where Your Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Is?

On the final day of February, the year’s first Yankees-Red Sox battle of words heated up.


Bobby Valentine (Elsa/Getty Images Sport)

Valentine Focusing On Pitching

New Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has spent much of spring training stressing to his pitchers the importance of fielding their positions. He wants it in their heads at all times.


Bobby Valentine (Elsa/Getty Images Sport)

Valentine: “Teams Are Built On Trust. . . And Teamwork”

Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett claimed, in a weekend interview, there were “snitches” in the clubhouse last fall, after Boston completed the worst collapse in baseball history.


Terry Francona (Mike Strobe/Getty Images Sports) Bobby Valentine (Elsa/Getty Images Sports)

Valentine, Francona In Verbal Sparring Over Beer Ban

On Monday morning, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona, on ESPN Radio, called new manager Bobby Valentine’s ban on beer in the clubhouse a “PR move.”


Brian Cashman (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Sport)

Cashman “Challenges” Fellow Stamford Resident Valentine

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is practicing for his role as Santa’s helper. Next year, he wants Bobby Valentine at his side.


Bill Buckner, 1986 World Series (Allsport/Getty Images Sport)

Could Buckner Be Next Red Sox Hitting Coach?

The most intriguing part of Bobby Valentine’s first news conference as the Boston Red Sox manager: The possibility of making Bill Buckner his hitting coach.


Fenway Park (Elsa/Getty Images Sport)

Bobby Valentine Named Red Sox 45th Manager

61-year-old former Rangers and Mets manager Bobby Valentine was introduced Thursday as the 45th manager of the Boston Red Sox.


Murder Charge In Valentine’s Stabbing

A New Haven man is facing a murder charge for allegedly stabbing his estranged wife to death on Valentine’s Day.