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Porcello could start opener in post-Papi era

A 93-win season was satisfying for the Red Sox in 2016, though the three-game sweep at the hands of the Indians in the American League Division Series was certainly not. Going forward, the goal is consistent success and a departure from the roller coaster ways of the past several years. David Ortiz is gone, but a strong young core and a collection of talented veterans should have the 2017 Red Sox right back in the mix for a postseason berth. …read more

Clutch hit proves elusive for Sox in ALDS

Part of David Ortiz’s legacy will be remembered as his ballclub’s ability to be one swing away from the big hit it needed. But those crucial knocks never materialized in the American League Division Series, which is why the Red Sox will soon be cleaning out their Fenway Park lockers. …read more

Price among arms available for Sox in G3

With no margin for error remaining, Red Sox manager John Farrell will have David Price available in relief for Games 3 and 4 (if necessary) of the American League Division Series against the Indians. Boston trails the best-of-five series, 2-0, heading into today’s Game 3 (6 p.m. ET on TBS) at Fenway Park. …read more

Red Sox's potent offense neutralized by Tribe

The Red Sox boasted the game’s most potent lineup during the regular season, scoring a Major League-leading 898 runs. That thunder has not carried over into the American League Division Series, placing them on the brink of elimination heading into Monday’s Game 3 at Fenway Park (6 p.m. ET on TBS). …read more

In must-win spot, Sox can draw from own history

Behind closed doors, the discussions amongst Red Sox players and coaches on Saturday at Fenway Park revolved largely around wiping away their last two days in Cleveland, stressing the importance of having a short memory as they face elimination in the American League Division Series. Yet if the Red Sox are going to turn any pages, perhaps they should be in their own history book. …read more

Buchholz to start ALDS Game 3 for Red Sox

Clay Buchholz’s year was like a winding country road, filled with lows, highs and plenty of unexpected twists. It has delivered him here, with the Red Sox putting their trust in the right-hander for a crucial Game 3 start (Friday, on TBS, 4 p.m. ET) against the Indians in the American League Division Series. …read more

ALDS Game 2 lineups: Red Sox vs. Indians

The starting lineups have been announced for Game 2 of the American League Division Series between the Red Sox and Indians, scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET/3:30 CT today on TBS. The Indians have switched their lineup with Boston left-hander David Price on the mound as they look to take a 2-0 series lead at Progressive Field. …read more

Check that: Pedroia admits swing on strike 3

Nobody ever questions the intensity with which Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia plays. However, after striking out to end Thursday night’s 5-4 loss to the Indians in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, Pedroia admits his anger toward first-base umpire Phil Cuzzi was misguided. …read more