That’s not the way it works when you’re the principal owner. Your subordinates are the ones to pay the price when there’s failure on the field and questionable contracts signed. Dave Dombrowski, now the former Red Sox president of baseball operations, was always going to be the one to take the fall.
Ken Giles retired Rafael Devers with two on in the ninth inning to seal the Blue Jays' 4-3 victory over the visiting Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, snapping Toronto's season-high, seven-game losing streak.
Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer that completely exited Fenway Park in the fourth inning and J.A. Happ pitched 6 1/3 outstanding innings as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday afternoon.
BOSTON — David Price, who felt tightness in his left wrist while throwing a bullpen Wednesday, was scheduled to throw on flat ground Saturday here at Fenway Park. He was scratched from his start Friday.
Mitch Moreland slugged a three-run home run on his 34th birthday, and Xander Bogaerts drove in a pair with a double as the Boston Red Sox powered past the visiting New York Yankees 6-1 in the opener of a four-game series Friday.
BOSTON — The Red Sox aren’t going to the playoffs. Too many stars would have to align just right for it to happen and if the first 139 games have proven anything, it’s that fate hasn’t aligned in Boston’s favor much in 2019.
The Red Sox have agreed to a minor-league deal with starter Jhoulys Chacin, multiple sources confirmed Saturday afternoon. The expectation is Chacin will join the major-league roster after rosters expand today.
Boston second baseman Brock Holt greeted Padres closer Kirby Yates with a home run into the right field seats on the first pitch of the ninth inning Saturday night to snap a tie and give the visiting Red Sox a 5-4 victory over the Padres.
As the Red Sox begin to fall further into obscurity on their way toward missing the playoffs one year after winning the World Series, all members of the organization must be prepared for uncomfortable conversations.
Rick Porcello pitched six strong innings, and Chris Owings put the game away with a pinch-hit, two-run double as the Boston Red Sox beat the visiting Baltimore Orioles 9-1 in the opener of a three-game series Friday.