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Perhaps not enough was made of the acquisition of reliever Koji Uehara during the offseason. In his first two appearances with the Red Sox, Uehara has retired all six batters he has faced, throwing a total of 14 pitches.
Mike Napoli made up for a near-silent start to his Red Sox career Friday night at Rogers Centre. He drove in three crucial runs to lead the Red Sox to a tense 6-4 victory against the Blue Jays.
Red Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias, one of the best early-season stories on the team, left Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a contusion in his right arm after the third inning.
When John Lackey takes the mound for the Red Sox on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre, it will mark his first appearance in a regular-season game since Sept. 25, 2011.
The Red Sox don't have an Interleague game until May 28, when they travel to Philadelphia, but some teams started Interleague Play as early as Opening Day, prompting conversations about the role of the designated hitter in baseball.
The Red Sox will go with a public-address-announcer-by-committee system this season after 342 people auditioned to replace the late Carl Beane, who died last May.
John Farrell knows by now that there's a large contingent of Toronto fans and media members who will never support his willingness to leave the Blue Jays after just two seasons so he could take his self-proclaimed dream job of managing the Boston Red Sox.
Red Sox president/chief executive officer Larry Lucchino addressed the likely ending of the Red Sox' sellout streak, which began May 15, 2003 and has since become the longest regular-season sellout streak in U.S.
In the case of rookie Jackie Bradley Jr., the discussions that surfaced among those in the Red Sox ownership group last month presented a unanimous feeling: Forget the potential cost and put the best nine players on the field.
Winning two out of three games in Yankee Stadium can't be seen as a negative, even though the current circumstances seem to make a sweep much more possible than usual.
Andy Pettitte might retire for good one of these days, but the lefty is still going strong at the age of 40, and he pitched the Yankees to a 4-2 victory over Boston in Thursday night's finale of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium.
The one thing you will see the Red Sox do a lot more this season than in recent years is shift the infield.
Just like a year ago, Felix Doubront will make his first start of the season at Toronto. The difference is that he now has a full season of experience under his belt.
For the Red Sox, these appear to be good times for the farm system. Jackie Bradley Jr. is far from the only player who seems poised to impact the Major League team in the coming years.
Major League Baseball Advanced Media and publisher HarperCollins are introducing "MLB.com Play Ball Books," a series of enhanced e-books, and the Giants and Dodgers provide the breeding ground for the first two titles.
As of the final out in Monday's 3-1 win over the Orioles, the Red Sox possessed 40 percent of the 2-0 pitchers in the Majors.
With Stephen Drew set to be activated off the seven-day disabled list before Wednesday's game, Jose Iglesias was in the lineup batting ninth on Monday in what should be his last starting nod for the time being.
With the shadows hovering over home plate for hours, the big hit seemed all too elusive for both teams in Monday's Fenway Park opener.
Celebrating 60 years of the Jimmy Fund, the Red Sox welcomed more than 150 patients, family members and medical personnel onto the Fenway Park field for opening ceremonies on Monday.
The Red Sox don't have a recovery schedule lined up for John Lackey just yet, but manager John Farrell indicated there's at least a chance the righty can avoid going on the disabled list.