Red Sox Release Statement On George Floyd Protests, Share Message On Green Monster

The Boston Red Sox have joined the increasing number of sports teams and leagues speaking up about racial injustice in the United States.

Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy on Tuesday released a statement following the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. He acknowledges in the statement that he has struggled to find the right words but that he’s been spending the last few days listening to a number of different perspectives.

You can read the full statement below.

The Red Sox also spelled out “Black Lives Matter” on the manual Green Monster scoreboard.

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