Dustin Pedroia on Receiving Chin Music from Pirates Pitcher James McDonald: ‘It’s Baseball,’ Says It Happens ‘When You Rake’

Dustin Pedroia on Receiving Chin Music from Pirates Pitcher James McDonald: ‘It’s Baseball,’ Says It Happens ‘When You Rake’

Dustin Pedroia is tough, gritty and outspoken. But above all, he's a baseball player. So…

Clay Buchholz Hopes Rest While on Disabled List Will Enable Him to Fully Recover from Lingering Back Issues

Clay Buchholz Hopes Rest While on Disabled List Will Enable Him to Fully Recover from Lingering Back Issues

With Clay Buchholz continuing to battle back issues, the Red Sox decided to place the…

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Credits Brewers’ Aggressiveness at Plate for Saturday’s Offensive Success

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Credits Brewers’ Aggressiveness at Plate for Saturday’s Offensive Success

The Brewers jumped out to an early lead on Jon Lester and the Red Sox…

David Ortiz Likes Bruins’ Chances in Game 6, Says ‘Why Not?’ About Winning Game 7 in Vancouver

David Ortiz Likes Bruins’ Chances in Game 6, Says ‘Why Not?’ About Winning Game 7 in Vancouver

David Ortiz has been on a tear for the Red Sox this season. But when…

Jon Lester Enjoying Red Sox’ Offensive Success, Says It Gives Pitchers Opportunity to Attack Hitters More

Jon Lester Enjoying Red Sox’ Offensive Success, Says It Gives Pitchers Opportunity to Attack Hitters More

The Red Sox offense is clicking right now, which has led to some long innings….

John Lackey Continuing to Make Adjustments, Build Arm Strength Upon Return from Disabled List

John Lackey Continuing to Make Adjustments, Build Arm Strength Upon Return from Disabled List

Since returning from the disabled list, Red Sox starter John Lackey has won two in…

Jacoby Ellsbury Can’t Explain Red Sox Success Against Yankees, But Knows Their Games Are Always Draining

Jacoby Ellsbury Can’t Explain Red Sox Success Against Yankees, But Knows Their Games Are Always Draining

While the Bruins were taking care of business at the TD Garden on Wednesday, the…

Jason Varitek: ‘I Lost My Cool a Little Bit’

Jason Varitek: ‘I Lost My Cool a Little Bit’

It's not every day that Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek gets ejected from a game….

Mike Cameron Trying to Provide Spark During Increased Playing Time

Mike Cameron Trying to Provide Spark During Increased Playing Time

Mike Cameron may not be playing every day, but he has experienced a slight increase…

Jon Lester Says He ‘Just Didn’t Have It’ in Loss to Blue Jays

Jon Lester Says He ‘Just Didn’t Have It’ in Loss to Blue Jays

Jon Lester entered Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays on a roll. He had…

Dustin Pedroia Says Red Sox ‘Grinded It Out’ in Win Over Twins

Dustin Pedroia Says Red Sox ‘Grinded It Out’ in Win Over Twins

Dustin Pedroia has been struggling this homestand, but it hasn't stopped him from stringing together…

Bruins Expect Better Performance From Flyers in Game 2 of Series With Philadelphia Flyers

Bruins Expect Better Performance From Flyers in Game 2 of Series With Philadelphia Flyers

Game 1 looked easy for the Bruins, but the B’s know that this series is…

Carl Crawford Appreciates His Teammates’ Patience During Struggles

Carl Crawford Appreciates His Teammates’ Patience During Struggles

Two days after sitting down in the hopes of regaining his focus, Carl Crawford delivered…

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Tips His Cap to Mariners Starter Doug Fister, But Knows Red Sox Need to Start Producing With Runners on Base

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Tips His Cap to Mariners Starter Doug Fister, But Knows Red Sox Need to Start Producing With Runners on Base

The Red Sox came into this season expecting to boast one of the most potent…

John Lackey Says His Fastball Command Versus Mariners Wasn’t as Good as It Was in His Last Start

John Lackey Says His Fastball Command Versus Mariners Wasn’t as Good as It Was in His Last Start

John Lackey certainly wasn't as sharp on Saturday as he was in his last start versus the…

Carl Crawford Named 2011 Red Sox Chocolate Easter Bunny Award Winner

Carl Crawford Named 2011 Red Sox Chocolate Easter Bunny Award Winner

John Madden has the Galloping Gobbler Award for Thanksgiving. Well, NESN has the Chocolate Bunny…

John Lackey Praises Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Says They Are Getting to Know Each Other a Lot Better

John Lackey Praises Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Says They Are Getting to Know Each Other a Lot Better

The starting pitching has been outstanding lately for the Red Sox, and Sunday was no…