The Red Sox's Lowball Offer Last Winter Probably Cost Them Jon Lester

Last winter, Jon Lester said he "absolutely" would offer a hometown discount to stay in Boston. In the end, the reason the lefty ace signed with the Cubs appears as simple as the Red Sox overestimating just how big a discount they could get away with proposing without pissing Lester off. » 12/10/14 1:48pm 12/10/14 1:48pm

Red Sox Fan Dives Across His Row For Foul Ball, Doesn't Get It

This Red Sox fan just straight-up dove across half the people in his row trying to get a foul ball like he was a member of the secret service trying to take a bullet for the President. He landed on his wife (presumably) and another woman and small child in the adjoining seats. Look how pissed she is! » 8/23/14 10:41am 8/23/14 10:41am

Pitcher's Wife Calls Will Middlebrooks "Butthole" For Breaking Up No-No

A day after losing Cy Young candidate Garrett Richards for the year to a freak knee injury, the Angels got an unexpected lift: rookie starter Matt Shoemaker stepped up with the game of his life. He had a no hitter going until two outs in the seventh, when Boston's Will Middlebrooks lined a double to left. Mrs.… » 8/22/14 10:09am 8/22/14 10:09am

Garrett Richards Collapses At First Base With Apparent Leg Injury

Angels ace Garrett Richards appeared to injure his left knee while trying to cover first base on a ground ball tonight at Fenway. It's hard to get a great view of what exactly happened because the play never actually made it back to first after Pujols fielding it and throwing to second. Erick Aybar took the ball and… » 8/20/14 8:29pm 8/20/14 8:29pm

The Curse Of Ben Affleck's Birth Strikes Red Sox Again

By now, you may be tangentially aware that a Ben Affleck Birthday curse exists for the Boston Red Sox. It goes like this: since Good Will Hunting debuted in 1997, the Red Sox have never won a game on August 15th, Ben Affleck's birthday. Why Good Will Hunting? Probably because no one saw Chasing Amy and at some point… » 8/16/14 10:03am 8/16/14 10:03am

David Ortiz Tracking Down A Pop Fly Could Take All Night

David Ortiz is a designated hitter who only really plays first base in interleague contests away from Fenway. Tonight, the Red Sox were in Cincinnati, which sports a decent amount of foul territory by first base. David Ortiz moved his legs, one in front of the other, at a higher rate of speed than normal, and covered… » 8/12/14 11:36pm 8/12/14 11:36pm