Ryan Madson

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington answers questions as President and CEO Larry Lucchino looks on. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Sox Thoughts

Dan Roche shares some quick thoughts on the Red Sox and their “grind it out” mentality now that Ben Cherington is in charge.


Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Report: Phillies Have Had Talks With Papelbon

The Phillies have “had talks” with free agent closer Jonathan Papelbon, according to Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman.


Phillies relief pitcher Ryan Madson. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Phillies Place Closer Madson On DL Before Opening Series With Sox

The Philadelphia Phillies have placed closer Ryan Madson on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand contusion.