David Ross

July 28, 2014 - 9:10 pm
Felix Doubront stood on the pitcher's mound with his hands on his hip, glove on his right hand and ball barely hanging onto the tip of his left hand. Slowly, the boos began to make their way around Fenway Park as the crowd at hand for Monday's 14-1 loss to the Blue Jays expressed its displeasure...
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Rob Bradford
July 22, 2014 - 7:22 pm
TORONTO -- It wasn't difficult to identify that David Ross was in pain Tuesday night. The Red Sox catcher seemed to pull up lame while running to first after lining a third-inning single, bringing out both Red Sox manager John Farrell and trainer Rick Jameyson . But Ross remained in the game,...
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July 18, 2014 - 3:08 pm
While the Red Sox only managed to post a 9-12 record in the 21 games that he played this season in the majors, there'€™s no denying that Shane Victorino brings a certain amount of panache to the table that the Red Sox have sufficiently lacked this year. Whether it be his proficiency in patrolling...
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July 09, 2014 - 7:52 pm
The Red Sox have relied heavily on youth all year long, and with the Sox sinking further down in the standings during the homestand, they made a move on Wednesday that signaled that they aren't backing off of a commitment to and investment in their prospects. Goodbye, veteran catcher A.J...
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July 09, 2014 - 3:18 pm
When he inked a one-year, $8.25 million contract with Boston on December 3, 2013, A.J. Pierzynski was expected to be a short-term, if not suitable, solution behind the plate for the Red Sox this season. He may not have been in the team'€™s plans for the long haul, but even Pierzynski couldn'€™t...
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July 01, 2014 - 1:23 am
The count was 3-2 and Jake Peavy was just one strike away from striking out the side in the fourth inning. To that point in the game, Peavy had regained some velocity on his fastball that was not present in his past couple of outings. Peavy felt good on the mound, confident that he would turn in a...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2014 - 6:52 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The fallout from the bench-clearing incident between the Red Sox and Rays was somewhat predictable. Both sides were unapologetic. What happened in the seventh inning of an 8-5 Red Sox loss to the Rays was this: Tampa Bay's Yunel Escobar stole third (later ruled defensive...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2014 - 1:08 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- This was like adding insult to injury ... to insult. Less than five minutes after former Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett tossed his first career no-hitter -- blanking the Phillies in Philadelphia -- the Rays broke open their game with the Red Sox via a pinch-hit, three-run home...
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May 23, 2014 - 4:26 am
Jon Lester headed into Thursday's game knowing what he needed to get done against the Blue Jays. Lester needed to do what he has done countless times throughout his nine-year career for the Red Sox : be the stopgap of a losing streak. The string of six losses heading into the start was twice as...
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May 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
The Red Sox need Clay Buchholz to begin to get things going again soon in order for the greater success of the team. To say that the righty has been ineffective this season would be an understatement. Through his first nine starts, Buchholz has given up more than four earned runs on four occasions...
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