|Buchholz seeks more domination of Rays|
The Rays and Red Sox entered 2014 with championship hopes, but both clubs enter the final week of the regular season already looking toward next year. Alex Cobb and Clay Buchholz will take the mound for Tuesday's series opener at Fenway Park.
|Bogaerts dealing with neck stiffness|
Shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Sunday's 3-2 win in the second inning with stiffness in his neck. He is expected to return to the lineup when the Red Sox open their final homestand of the season on Tuesday night against the Rays.
|Kelly stymies O's to give Red Sox rubber game|
Joe Kelly has already endeared himself to the Red Sox with his consistency and competitiveness. The right-hander, acquired in the John Lackey trade on July 31, fired seven strong innings on Sunday afternoon at Camden Yards to lead Boston to a 3-2 victory over the Orioles.
|Call upheld in Red Sox-Orioles finale|
After Caleb Joseph hit a grounder in the seventh inning, the Red Sox thought the inning should have been over. Ryan Flaherty was called out at second, but Joseph was ruled safe at first. After a review of 3 minutes, 35 seconds for John Farrell's challenge, the call was upheld.
|Wright will start opener against the Yankees|
Knuckleballer Steven Wright hasn't gotten the same hype as some of the other prospects in Boston's farm system. But the right-hander has earned a start against the Yankees on Friday night at Fenway.
|De La Rosa can't keep O's bats in check|
Rubby De La Rosa has pitched more innings this season than any other in his career, and perhaps fatigue can explain his late-season slide.
|Papi passes Williams for most 30/100 seasons with Red Sox|
When David Ortiz's 33rd home run of the season soared over the right-field wall at Camden Yards on Friday night, it gave him RBI No. 100, meaning the slugger had achieved yet another milestone.
|Farrell believes in Vazquez as No. 1 catcher|
Red Sox manager John Farrell has seen enough from Christian Vazquez to think the rookie can be the starting catcher next season if that's how the roster shakes out.
|Castillo won't rest when season ends|
Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo will report to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League for the start of their season on Oct. 7. Roughly three weeks later, he will start playing Winter Ball in Puerto Rico.
|Ortiz adds to legendary night with decisive blast|
Powered by David Ortiz, who ripped two home runs, including a go-ahead, two-run blast, the Red Sox pulled out a 5-3, 10-inning victory over the Orioles on Friday night at Camden Yards.
|Sox optimistic after Holt meets concussion specialist|
After Brock Holt visited with noted concussion specialist Mickey Collins on Thursday, there was more optimism that the super-utilityman would be able to play again this season.
|Struggling bats, bad-luck bounce sink Red Sox|
In a season that went irreversibly sour weeks ago for the Red Sox, a new chapter of frustration was added in the top of the ninth inning on Thursday night against the Pirates in a play that might not be seen again anytime soon. Moments before a 3-2 loss that completed a three-game sweep, the Sox seemed on the verge of a comeback.
|Buchholz can't stop playoff-hungry Pirates|
Just as he was settling into a nice late-season groove, Clay Buchholz was shelled on Wednesday night at PNC Park, as the Red Sox took a 9-1 loss to the Pirates.
|Cherington forecasts rebound for Pedroia|
Although Dustin Pedroia's power clearly tailed off the last two seasons as he dealt with hand injuries, general manager Ben Cherington is confident his second baseman will rebound.
|Despite slump, Red Sox want Koji back|
Though Red Sox right-hander Koji Uehara went into such a funk in recent weeks that he's temporarily on leave from the closer's role, it hasn't changed the club's stance on wanting him back in 2015.
|Ranaudo allows two homers on quiet night for offense|
Red Sox righty Anthony Ranaudo gave up two more homers on Tuesday night, accounting for all of the runs he allowed in a 4-0 loss to the Pirates.
|Breslow named Sox's nominee for Clemente Award|
Red Sox lefty reliever Craig Breslow hasn't had his best season on the mound, but he's been as committed as ever to making a difference in the community.
|Holt to see concussion specialist in Pittsburgh|
Red Sox infielder Brock Holt will visit with concussion specialist Mickey Collins while the club is in Pittsburgh.
Select a FeedNorton 360
Fred Langa at Information Week
Cheap Stingy Bargains
NY Times National Headlines
Boston Red Sox News
Providence Journal's Mark Patinkin
psacake del.icio.us links
New Egg's Hottest Deals
Keller At Large
Give Away Of The Day