There's no time like the present for the catcher-needy Red Sox to turn to their untouchable blue-chip receiver to handle their catching chores.
The Boston Red Sox lost for the ninth time in their last 14 games and their second straight to the New York Yankees, this time by a 4-2 score.
Brett Gardner drove in three runs, Nathan Eovaldi pitched well into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Saturday for their 12th win in 15 games.
Blake Swihart, a heralded Red Sox catching prospect, makes his major league debut Saturday for Boston against the Yankees.
Saturday's episode involves the latest chapter in the vaunted New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry, and Nathan Eovaldi's first encounter with it.
The catcher, called up after the injury to Ryan Hanigan, will bat ninth against the New York Yankees on Saturday.
Alex Rodriguez caught the Red Sox battery of Sandy Leon and Junichi Tazawa by surprise on his game-deciding home run.
Alex Rodriguez hit the money shot Friday night, depositing home run No. 660 into the left-field bleachers at Fenway Park. Now, about that legal battle between the slugger and the Yankees ...
The Boston Red Sox have called up 23-year-old catcher Blake Swihart, the consensus choice as the top prospect in their organization, to replace veteran catcher Ryan Hanigan.
Rapid Reaction from the Boston Red Sox's 3-2 loss to the New York Yankees on a historic Friday night.
A-Rod ties Mays with 660 HRs; Yanks top Red Sox 3-2
A pitch caromed off Mark Teixeira and struck Hanigan in his throwing hand with enough force to leave him shaking his hand in pain.
The Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez enters FridayÃ¢
BOSTON -- At .125, Boston's Allen Craig has the lowest batting average in the majors since last Aug. 1 among players with at least 100 plate appearances.
Here's the Red Sox's lineup for Friday night's matchup with the Yankees.
Ten early surprises in the baseball season -- some good, some not so good.
Alex Rodriguez continues his quest to catch Willie Mays on the all-time home run list this weekend in Boston -- you know, the town that loves to hate him.
Boston has done OK offensively, but the pitching for the first month was at a historically poor level.
On April 30, 1952 -- Ted Williams Day at Fenway Park -- the Splendid Splinter played his final game before leaving to fly combat missions in the Korean War.
With one month of the baseball season is in the books, 10 ESPN.com writers give their thoughts on what they'd do to better the pace of games.
Web Gems: Wednesday, April 29
David Ortiz says Hanley Ramirez's powerful swing reminds him of another player who's had some success hitting the long ball: Ortiz himself.
On Base Percentage.3296th
Earned Run Average4.9229th
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