Justin Verlander

July 31, 2012 - 5:12 am
The Red Sox continue their 10-game homestand with the second game of a three-game set against Detroit on Tuesday. Josh Beckett is scheduled to take the mound for the Red Sox. Beckett has had an interesting year both on and off the mound. He's 5-9 with a 4.57 ERA, and he has been atrocious this...
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June 05, 2012 - 5:15 am
Carlos Febles has spent six years as a coach and manager in the Red Sox ' system. During that time, he's had an up-close view of nearly every Red Sox prospect who has entered the system, having spent time with the Lowell Spinners (2007 as a hitting coach, 2011 as manager), High-A Lancaster (2008)...
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Mike Petraglia
May 29, 2012 - 9:24 pm
How impressive was Daniel Nava 's three-run double off of a full-count, 100 mph fastball from reigning American League MVP and Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander ? "That at-bat," said Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine after his team's 6-3 win over Verlander and the Tigers, "was as good an at-bat...
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May 29, 2012 - 4:43 am
Amidst reports of decreasing velocity, Daniel Bard will take the mound for the Red Sox on Tuesday against the Tigers trying to get his second win in as many tries. Bard's transition from reliever to starter isn't going very smoothly. The righty is 4-5 with a 4.69 ERA, and only three of his nine...
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April 09, 2012 - 2:29 am
After the first series of the 2012 season, the Red Sox will travel north of the border to take on the divisional foe Blue Jays in a three-game series beginning Monday at Rogers Centre . The series begins with a pitching matchup that pits Felix Doubront , a new addition to the Boston rotation for...
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April 05, 2012 - 3:42 pm
DETROIT -- The memory of a year ago remained fresh for Jon Lester . The Red Sox left-hander was well aware that his first Opening Day assignment, which came last April 1 against the Rangers, had been a disappointment. On that day, Lester logged 5 1/3 innings and allowed five runs without striking...
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April 05, 2012 - 12:18 pm
DETROIT -- A furious Red Sox comeback was spoiled when, after erasing a 2-0 deficit in the top of the ninth inning, the Andrew Bailey -free Red Sox bullpen allowed the Tigers to push across the game-winning run in the bottom of the inning, with the Sox absorbing a 3-2, walkoff defeat in their first...
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April 05, 2012 - 1:15 am
After the sharp sting of the 2011 season, the number of major changes made to the organization in the offseason and all the eager hours of anticipation, the Red Sox will take back to the field as they kick off their 2012 season Thursday against the Tigers in Detroit. Both teams will look to get...
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Mike Petraglia
February 26, 2012 - 11:42 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Speaking publicly to the Boston media for the first time since Detroit's Justin Verlander narrowly edged him out for the 2011 American League MVP, Jacoby Ellsbury said Sunday that he admits he was a little disappointed that the best year of his...
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September 22, 2011 - 3:43 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY THURSDAY: No games scheduled AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Giants safety Deon Grant was at the center of the this week's controversy...
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