A night after crashing into the right-field wall making a catch in the third inning of their 1-0 victory in Detroit, J.D. Martinez is out of the Red Sox lineup. Red Sox manager Alex Cora said the “general soreness” won’t make him reluctant from using Martinez, second in the majors in homers with 29 and tops in RBI with 80, in the outfield, where he’s played 39 games in his first season in Boston, compared to 54 at DH.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:21 pm
The Red Sox have activated third baseman Rafael Devers from the 10-day disabled list and sent left-handed reliever Bobby Poyner back to Triple-A Pawtucket.Devers hurt his shoulder in Seattle in late June and appeared to aggravate the injury sliding into
Posted: July 21, 2018, 6:40 pm
Earlier in the week, the New York Post’s Joel Sherman reported the Boston Red Sox were among several teams inquiring about the availability of New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia.But it appears the veteran closer is likely headed to the West Coast,
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:44 am
The Mets have completed a deal to send closer Jeurys Familia to the A’s, FanRag Sports Jon Heyman and others, including MLB.com’s Jane Lee, report. New York will end up with two prospects and international slot money. The Mets will receive third baseman Will Toffey and reliever Bobby Wahl in exchange, reports the New York Post’s Joel Sherman and MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 3:46 am
Jul 21 (OPTA) – Box score from Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox on Friday
Boston 1, Detroit 0
Boston ab r h rbi bb so avg
Betts cf 4 0 0 0 1 2 .354
Benintendi lf 3 1
Posted: July 21, 2018, 2:45 am
As the July 31 trade deadline inches closer, the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox are exploring the market for bullpen help. According to FanCred Sports’ Jon Heyman, Boston is one of several suitors lining up for talented Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton. “He looks like the Britton of old,” a scout told Heyman, who reports that the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves are also inquiring about a deal for him.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 10:45 pm
The New York Yankees and New York Mets headed into the All-Star break on different tracks. Under first-year manager Aaron Boone, the Yankees went into the break on a collision course to challenge the Boston Red Sox for American League East supremacy with the fallback option of hosting the one-game wild-card game. Meanwhile, the Mets took a slow, local trip toward the basement of the National League East after the best start in team history under rookie manager Mickey Callaway.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:35 pm
The All–Star break is over, and teams are starting the second half of the season. The race to make moves before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is two weeks away, and teams in the contention looking to pick up a big bat or solidify their starting rotation for a playoff run are making calls around the league. The biggest name of the summer trade market is gone after All–Star shortstop Manny Machado who was traded to the Dodgers from the Orioles.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 11:19 am