Red Sox management got rid of the big contracts, along with the big egos. What remained still hated Bobby Valentine.
The brash and supremely confident manager was fired on Thursday, the day after the finale of a season beset with internal sniping and far too many losses.
Whatever the Red Sox have left will be focused on beating the Yankees. And while Boston’s hitters may not scare anyone, New York can look to their own lineup for that sensation.
Derek Jeter hit his 250th home run, Nick Swisher connected twice and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on a lightning-filled Friday night for their eighth win in 10 games.
The Red Sox struggles have made life easier this season for the New York Yankees, but they have not made life better.
The Red Sox don’t mesh together anymore, and when they face the better teams in baseball — such as the rival Yankees — they simply don’t have enough to compete.
Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.
Neil Keefe trades emails with Mike Hurley of CBS Boston to find out just how bad things are in Boston with the Yankees arriving for a weekend series.
Bobby Valentine still wasn’t happy even after Ryan Sweeney scored on a squeeze bunt in the ninth inning to give the Boston Red Sox a 4-4 tie against the rival New York Yankees on Thursday night.
Sometimes an argument is simple, no matter how muddled and complex we make it. If Pedro in his prime couldn’t win the MVP, then Justin isn’t justified.
Revelations following the Red Sox’s famous 2011 collapse paints an image of a ballclub that betrayed their manager and their own professional pride.
The Red Sox’s forthcoming decision to fire manager Terry Francona makes little sense given his involvement in the franchise’s successes and managerial overall record. I can’t imagine who could fill the shoes of one the game’s best.
The relief pitching that had been a strength for the Yankees this weekend failed them in the end. That’s the way it’s going this season against the Red Sox.
CC Sabathia has now started three games and the Yankees are 1-2. They have lost his last two, despite the big man allowing a total of one run in those games.
Josh Beckett allowed two hits in eight shutout innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Sunday night to take two out of three games from their rivals after opening the season with six straight losses.