David Ross

Mike Petraglia
May 20, 2014 - 8:19 pm
If ever there were a game that was a microcosm of a season for a team then Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Blue Jays at Fenway Park served as just that for the 2014 Red Sox - the team that couldn't hit in the clutch. The Red Sox had their first two runners reach base in the eighth and ninth innings, with...
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May 07, 2014 - 3:02 am
Homer Bailey was supposed to be the "savior of the Reds," similar to how Anakin Skywalker and Harry Potter fulfilled the prophecies in their respective universes. Bailey was the pitching savior the Reds had long been looking for. But for a long time, Bailey barely resembled a shell of the pitcher...
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April 24, 2014 - 3:43 pm
Before the Red Sox and New York faced off in the final game of their three-game series, Major League Baseball announced that Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games after he used a foreign substance, believed to be pine tar, Wednesday night. Pineda's blatant use of a foreign...
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Rob Bradford
April 19, 2014 - 1:46 pm
The moment spiced things up for a moment, but that was about it. When both benches cleared in the Red Sox '€™ 4-2 win over the Orioles Saturday afternoon, it sent a buzz through the Fenway Park crowd. The game was still tied at the moment, Mike Carp was at first base with nobody out and David...
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April 18, 2014 - 1:38 pm
When the Red Sox signed Ryan Roberts to help man third base in the absence of Will Middlebrooks , they sat on the cusp of a stretch where they'd face five left-handed starters in a 10-day span. Though the Sox went 4-1 in those contests, that was hardly a reflection of Roberts' performance. The 33-...
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Rob Bradford
April 17, 2014 - 7:04 pm
The Red Sox once again didn't come away with a bunch of hits Thursday night, but David Ross made sure the one he claimed counted. With one out in the ninth, Ross ripped a double to right field, scoring Mike Napoli and paving the way for a 3-1 win over the White Sox . The Red Sox had entered the...
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Rob Bradford
April 11, 2014 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK -- David Ross had hope. For a portion of the offseason, the Red Sox catcher believed his longtime friend and teammate, Brian McCann , might actually end up in Boston. But then, on a November get-away weekend with McCann and former Braves pitcher Eric O'€™Flaherty (whom the Red Sox also...
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April 09, 2014 - 5:40 pm
David Ortiz '€™s clutch home run in the bottom of the eighth obviously was the turning point in Wednesday'€™s series finale vs. the Rangers, but Jake Peavy '€™s dominant start set the stage for Ortiz'€™s heroics. The righty went 6 2/3 strong innings, with a home run to Mitch Moreland in the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 06, 2014 - 2:56 pm
The mere thought might provoke snide laughter among skeptics. One week into the season and the Red Sox are a tired group. How else to explain sloppy play and mental lapses on Friday, Saturday and Sunday? The Red Sox not only lost their home opener, spoiling the ring ceremony glow a bit, they were...
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April 03, 2014 - 9:16 am
Red Sox catcher David Ross is a man of many skills. In addition to being a reliable backstops, Ross can do impersonations and act, as he shows in this one-man tribute to the iconic movie "Major League," which hit theaters 25 years ago.
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