The Red Sox Foundation and the club's Community Relations Department today begin a week of charitable events and programs. The Red Sox play the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees during a homestand that begins tonight and concludes August 3.
Roger Clemens, Nomar Garciaparra, Pedro Martinez, and Joe Castiglione will be inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame at a Fenway Park luncheon on Thursday, August 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The inductees will then participate in a pre-game ceremony before the 7:10 p.m. Red Sox-Astros game.
The Boston Red Sox today traded right-handed pitcher Jake Peavy and cash considerations to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for a pair of minor league pitchers, left-hander Edwin Escobar, and right-hander Heath Hembree. Both Escobar and Hembree have been optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
The Boston Red Sox today activated outfielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, infielder/outfielder Mookie Betts was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Fans are invited to Fenway Park tomorrow to watch runners cross the finish line at home plate for the 5th annual Run to Home Base, a 9k run that benefits the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Home Base Program, one of the only private sector clinics in the U.S. dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families heal from the "invisible wounds" of war - post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.
Red Sox right-handed pitcher Koji Uehara was added to the active American League roster for Major League Baseball's 85th All-Star Game, which will take place on Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN. He replaces right-handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees, who was placed on the disabled list today.
Red Sox right-handed pitcher Koji Uehara was added to the active American League roster for Major League Baseball's 85th All-Star Game, which will take place on Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN.
The Boston Red Sox today activated first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, infielder Jonathan Herrera was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Red Sox left-handed pitcher Jon Lester was selected to the American League roster for Major League Baseball's 85th All-Star Game which will take place on Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN. He was selected by American League manager John Farrell.
The Boston Red Sox today selected left-handed pitcher Tommy Layne to the active major league roster from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned him to Pawtucket. He was then recalled as the club's 26th man on the active roster for the second game of today's day-night doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park beginning at 7:15 p.m. Layne will wear No. 59.
Today's Red Sox-Orioles game has been postponed due to inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Arthur. According to the Red Sox professional weather service, Telvent DTN, the current forecast calls for moderate to heavy rain showers throughout the afternoon and evening hours. The National Weather Service has also issued a flash flood watch for Boston and across southern New England. The forecast calls for good weather all day tomorrow.
The Red Sox will celebrate Independence Day and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's farewell speech to baseball - which took place at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939 - during ceremonies before the 1:35 p.m. game against the Baltimore Orioles on July 4.