Felger and Massarotti opened the day breaking down the Sox trade that sent Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Astros for closer Mark Melancon. Is Melancon in line to be the Sox new closer?
The Boston Red Sox have traded infielder Jed Lowrie and right handed pitcher Kyle Weiland to the Houston Astros for reliever Mark Melancon.
Prosecutors say needles and cotton balls that Roger Clemens’ former trainer says he used to inject the star pitcher in the middle of his career tested positive for Clemens’ DNA and anabolic steroids.
Roger Clemens’ attorney revealed Tuesday that the ex-baseball star plans to begin his defense against charges of lying to Congress by questioning whether lawmakers’ investigation into whether he used performance-enhancing drugs was proper.
Josh Beckett pitched a gem and the Boston Red Sox scored the go-ahead run on a walk in the ninth inning for a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday and the series sweep.
The Boston Red Sox spent the first six games of this road trip struggling on offense. They’ve busted out of that slump since coming to Houston.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead two-run double after Dustin Pedroia drove in a pair of runs during Boston’s six-run seventh inning, helping the Red Sox rally for a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
Kevin Youkilis is back in the lineup for the Boston Red Sox as they open a three-game series against the Astros in Houston.
Dustin Pedroia is more than glad to play deep into these exhibition games.
The Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox have canceled the second of two exhibition games in March because MLB rules prohibit the playing of exhibition games when the regular season has started.