Painful exchange of pleasantries is serious if A-Rod misses rest of series.
Stephania Bell has quick notes on numerous injury situations entering 2014.
Tristan H. Cockcroft re-examines his strategy of avoiding starting pitchers in their first start off the disabled list, looks at a few key bullpen situations and updates his pitcher rankings.
Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino was held out for at least the first game of Sunday's doubleheader with a back ailment.
Injuries, inconsistency and the spotlight of playing in Boston weighed on Carl Crawford, even had him doubting himself for the first time in his career.
Red Sox reliever Scott Atchison has decided to do rest and rehab on a torn ligament in his elbow instead of having Tommy John surgery, he said Tuesday.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett did not throw a bullpen session Thursday, making it "more than likely" that he will miss his next start, manager Bobby Valentine said.
Red Sox starter Josh Beckett left Tuesday's game against the Detroit Tigers in the top of the third inning with back spasms.
Tristan H. Cockcroft examines the peripheral stats of six players in his top 100 starting pitcher rankings who were traded in the past five days, including Ryan Dempster and Zack Greinke, and sets his new ranks.
Minnesota right-hander Nick Blackburn is set to rejoin the Twins' starting rotation Tuesday night.
Alfredo Aceves, the former Yankee castoff who had a bounce-back season in 2011 with the Red Sox, will open the season as Boston's closer, manager Bobby Valentine announced Wednesday.
Eric Karabell assesses the latest on such key injured players as Chase Utley, Andrew Bailey and B.J. Upton, and determines whether owners should keep, drop or trade them.
Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey will have surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb on Wednesday, the team said.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett remains cautiously optimistic that he will miss just one start after throwing from 120 feet Saturday with trainer Mike Reinold.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz took another promising step toward a possible return before the end of the season with what manager Terry Francona termed an "aggressive" throwing session Friday.
Boston Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett has a sprained right ankle and will miss his next scheduled start.