Ryan Dempster

August 30, 2013 - 6:24 pm
David Ortiz's fourth-inning single no doubt came as a relief for him, as it snapped an 0-for-23 streak that had tied the longest hitless streak of his Boston career. It may have given an even bigger lift to the Red Sox , as it drove in what wound up being the game-winning run of their 4-3 victory...
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August 30, 2013 - 5:15 am
It would be putting it lightly to say that it's been an eventful last few weeks for Ryan Dempster . After serving a five-game suspension for hitting Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez , Dempster will be making his first start in almost two weeks on Friday as the Red Sox welcome the White Sox to...
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Rob Bradford
August 23, 2013 - 10:17 pm
LOS ANGELES -- David Ortiz was eating breakfast Thursday morning when he saw the scroll across the bottom of the television screen. The ESPN news ticker was highlighting comments Ortiz made to USA Today regarding his displeasure with teammate Ryan Dempster for hitting Yankees third baseman Alex...
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August 22, 2013 - 5:37 am
It might seem as though Alex Rodriguez doesn't have many friends these days, but there's a prominent one on the Red Sox . David Ortiz questioned teammate Ryan Dempster 's actions Sunday night, when the pitcher threw four straight inside pitches at A-Rod, finally hitting him with the final offering...
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August 21, 2013 - 10:06 am
ESPN baseball analyst Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to talk about Ryan Dempster '€™s five-game suspension and the flaws with MLB'€™s upcoming implementation of instant replay. Olney said that he does not think that the five-game suspension issued to Dempster for...
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Scott McLaughlin
August 20, 2013 - 11:22 am
Major League Baseball has suspended Ryan Dempster for five games and fined him an undisclosed amount for "intentionally throwing at and hitting Alex Rodriguez " on Sunday night, the league announced Tuesday afternoon. The suspension begins Tuesday night unless Dempster appeals. Dempster was not...
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August 20, 2013 - 6:00 am
Sports Illustrated baseball writer Tom Verducci joined Dennis & Callahan Tuesday morning to talk about the arrival of Xander Bogaerts , the possible suspension of Ryan Dempster and the continued Alex Rodriguez ordeal. Verducci said that if he were in charge of Major League Baseball , he would...
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August 19, 2013 - 4:37 am
Most of the talk from Sunday night's Red Sox-Yankees game centered on Ryan Dempster throwing multiple pitches at Alex Rodriguez in the second inning, eventually hitting him in the side. Although the Sox deny it was intentional, the widespread belief is that Dempster was sending a message to A-Rod,...
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Mike Petraglia
August 18, 2013 - 11:39 pm
Yankees manager Joe Girardi was equal parts comedian and labor analyst following Sunday night's game that featured the drilling of Alex Rodriguez on the left arm and rib cage by Ryan Dempster . Girardi made it clear several times that what bothered him the most was that home plate umpire Brian O'...
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August 18, 2013 - 11:05 pm
According to Ryan Dempster , the most important at-bat of Sunday's game was the walk he issued to Chris Stewart in the sixth inning. On most nights, that would be a reasonable statement to make about a walk that loaded the bases and eventually yielded the go-ahead run. But on Sunday, Dempster also...
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