Aug 26, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT
He didn’t cover very much ground before the dive, but A’s outfielder Jonny Gomes saved a couple of runs with this two-out grab in the bottom of the third inning Tuesday at Houston’s Minute Maid Park …
Aug 10, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT
Yoenis Cespedes went yard in a big spot to notch his first home run as a member of the Red Sox.
Aug 1, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
For the second time in 22 months, Ben Cherington must find a way to turn a last place team into a winner — and fast.
Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT
Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.
Jul 31, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT
Seems that Gomes knows more about team chemistry than the people who hold him up as a paragon of good chemistry.
Jul 31, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT
We didn’t see this coming!
Jul 19, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT
Shane Victorino has been sidelined since May 23 with a right hamstring strain and a back injury.
Jul 17, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
It’s been less than nine months since the Red Sox hoisted the World Series trophy and less than eight months since general manager Ben Cherington won the Executive of the Year award, but with the team sitting at 43-52 he’s already started to apologize for this year’s product.
Jul 15, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Last week the Mariners were said to be interested in Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd and now their search for a right-handed hitter apparently includes Royals designated hitter Billy Butler.
Jul 14, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT
Gomes is making $5 million in the second season of a two-year, $10 million deal, but at age 33 he’s struggled at the plate by hitting just .234 with five homers and a .680 OPS in 67 games.
Jun 17, 2014, 9:21 PM EDT
Red Sox super utilityman Brock Holt came out of nowhere to make a leaping catch on this ball that left fielder Jonny Gomes lost in the twilight Tuesday night at Fenway Park …
May 29, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT
Shane Victorino hurt his right hamstring again and might need some extra time to get back.
May 28, 2014, 6:48 AM EDT
Eight wins in a row have the Blue Jays jumping for joy.
May 26, 2014, 2:50 AM EDT
To bunt or not to bunt…
May 24, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT
The Red Sox are going to be short-handed as they attempt to snap their eight-game losing streak.
Apr 24, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT
Shane Victorino has been sidelined since spring training with a hamstring strain, but he’ll make his season debut tonight against the Yankees.
Apr 23, 2014, 1:35 PM EDT
Daniel Nava is headed to the minors one season after hitting .303.
Apr 19, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT
Evan Longoria climbs to the top of yet another Rays franchise leaderboard.
Apr 17, 2014, 2:21 AM EDT
Notes from a wild game in Chicago.
Apr 11, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT
For all of the logic people try to apply to their position on PEDs, one’s visceral response — and the color of one’s jersey — still tends to rule their views on the matter.
Mar 26, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
From Jonny Gomes, fashion coordinator: The Red Sox just tweeted that Jonny Gomes ordered these and the team is planning to wear them to the White House! pic.twitter.com/OTCmO4M9nE — Matt Blanchette (@mattblanchette) March 26, 2014 I figure a lot of people are going to get mad at this, as there is a certain portion of…
Mar 7, 2014, 9:42 AM EDT
Just about every ballpark you go to plays that Blake Shelton song, “Boys ’round here” during warmups or batting practice: Yeah the boys ’round here Drinking that ice cold beer Talkin’ ’bout girls, talkin’ ’bout trucks Runnin’ them red dirt roads out, kicking up dust The boys ’round here Sending up a prayer to the…
Feb 14, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT
New season, new facial hair for Jonny Gomes: He done did it!! I might have to be next pic.twitter.com/UvSzToz5Yt — Mike Napoli (@MikeNapoli25) February 13, 2014 I mean to make no moral or personal comparisons between the two, but I feel like I’ve seen these pictures before.
Feb 7, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
On the one hand: my biggest objection to ever getting a tattoo is that I can’t think of anything I could commit to that I one day wouldn’t regret or be embarrassed by or something. Say what you want about Jonny Gomes‘ tattoo, but you know he’ll cherish the 2013 season and World Series until…
Jan 24, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT
Jonny Gomes met the media before last night’s Boston Baseball Writer’s dinner and he had some choice words for Alex Rodriguez, reports the Boston Herald: “He does steroids or whatever, it sucks. He does this or that, it sucks. He’s always in the news, it sucks,” the Red Sox left fielder told the Herald yesterday…
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- And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights 58
- Must-click link: Tommy Harper and the Red Sox’ racist past 56
- Settling the Score: Saturday’s results 34
- Matt Garza ejected after hitting Andrew McCutchen a second time 34
- Tigers hang on for second straight win against Royals 8
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- It certainly looks like Barry Bonds’ criminal conviction is going to be overturned (107)
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