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Injuries & Moves: Updates on Devers, O'Neill

April 18, 2024


Devers, Whitlock exit early, continuing tough string of injuries

April 17, 2024

BOSTON -- Every team has injuries. But lately, the Red Sox have had a barrage of them to some of their most important players. A recent trend reared its ugly head again in Tuesday night’s 10-7 loss to the Guardians in 11 innings. Star third baseman Rafael Devers injured his

O'Neill gets 8 stitches after OF collision with Devers

Outfielder is also going through concussion protocol; Abreu to get more reps
April 15, 2024

BOSTON -- Patriots' Day, which coincides with the Boston Marathon, is typically one of the most festive occasions of the year at Fenway Park. On a sparkling and unseasonably warm day, that was again the case on Monday until a brief hush came over the ballpark when two of the

Story to have shoulder surgery, likely to miss rest of season

April 9, 2024

BOSTON -- The Red Sox are now bracing for the probability that shortstop Trevor Story won’t play again this season. Prior to Tuesday’s home opener, chief baseball officer Craig Breslow revealed that Story will undergo surgery later this week to repair a fracture of the glenoid rim in his left

Pivetta goes on IL with right elbow flexor strain

April 9, 2024

BOSTON -- Injuries continued to mount for the Red Sox on Tuesday, as the team announced before the home opener that righty Nick Pivetta was placed on the 15-day injured list with a right elbow flexor strain. “[Pivetta] noted that he was having some trouble recovering start to start,” said

'Just frustrating': Story placed on injured list with dislocated shoulder

April 7, 2024

ANAHEIM -- Trevor Story entered this year optimistic he would finally stay healthy and play his first full season since joining the Red Sox. Only 10 days into the season, those hopes have been dashed. The Red Sox announced Saturday before their 2-1 loss to the Angels at Angel Stadium

Giolito has UCL surgery, expected to miss '24 season

March 13, 2024

TAMPA -- Right-hander Lucas Giolito underwent surgery on Tuesday with an internal brace repair to his right elbow ulnar collateral ligament, the Red Sox announced on Wednesday. Giolito is expected to miss all of this season, but because the operation included a brace and was not a full Tommy John

Giolito sidelined indefinitely with elbow discomfort

March 5, 2024

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When the Red Sox signed righty Lucas Giolito as their key free agent in the offseason, the hope was that he would lead the team in innings while being one of the best comeback stories in MLB. The optimism that surrounded Giolito’s acquisition in December has

Grissom (groin) doubtful for Opening Day

March 2, 2024

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Vaughn Grissom was expected to make his Red Sox debut this weekend. Instead, he’s now doubtful for Opening Day. Manager Alex Cora revealed before Boston faced the Nationals on Saturday that Grissom, the Red Sox’s presumptive starting second baseman, was “shut down” with what Cora deemed

Top prospect Mayer (shoulder) to miss rest of Minor League season

September 6, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- Boston’s top prospect Marcelo Mayer -- ranked No. 11 in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 -- won’t play again this season for Double-A Portland, Red Sox director of player development Brian Abraham told on Wednesday. Mayer was placed on the 7-day injured list on Aug. 5, retroactive

Top Red Sox prospect Mayer lands on 7-day injured list

August 5, 2023

Marcelo Mayer's Double-A ride hit a new bump on Saturday, as the top Red Sox prospect was assigned to the 7-day injured list retroactive to Aug. 3. Mayer is suffering from left shoulder inflammation, a source told's Ian Browne. The 20-year-old shortstop, MLB's No. 3 prospect, began the year

Houck feeling blessed to begin comeback trail

Red Sox right-hander set to throw for first time since being struck in face on June 16
July 8, 2023

BOSTON -- It has been three weeks since Red Sox right-hander Tanner Houck suffered a facial fracture after being struck by a batted ball on June 16. Eventually, the big victories will come again. Right now, he is enjoying the small ones. Houck was able to eat solid food on

Sale resumes throwing after MRI reveals 'good news'

June 29, 2023

BOSTON -- Throwing from 60 feet may not seem too exciting, but for left-hander Chris Sale, it was enough to put him in a great mood on Thursday afternoon. Sale, who was placed on the injured list on June 2 with a stress reaction in his left shoulder blade, underwent

Houck (facial fracture) in stable condition after comebacker

Righty to be re-evaluated at follow-up appointments next week to determine next steps
June 17, 2023

BOSTON -- Red Sox righty starter Tanner Houck has been diagnosed with a facial fracture, sustained when he was hit by a batted ball by Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka at the start of the fifth inning in Friday night’s game at Fenway Park. According to a statement released by the

Houck 'in good spirits' after exiting start with facial contusion

Right-hander received stitches, went to local hospital for observation after taking a comebacker off his face
June 17, 2023

BOSTON -- What had been one of loudest nights of the season at Fenway Park suddenly became very quiet in the top of the fifth inning when Red Sox right-hander Tanner Houck was belted below the right eye by a line drive off the bat of Kyle Higashioka at the

Story targeting August to play SS; Could DH by July

June 12, 2023

BOSTON -- Rehabbing Red Sox shortstop Trevor Story broke free from Fort Myers, Fla., and will spend this week’s homestand at Fenway Park. It’s getting to the point where Story can look forward to being an active player for games in Boston instead of a spectator. “I feel like sometimes

Sale won't need surgery, but out until at least early August

June 9, 2023

The Red Sox revealed on Friday that ace Chris Sale has a stress reaction in his left shoulder blade, which he sustained in his start on June 1 against the Reds. A couple of hours before manager Alex Cora revealed that news, the Sox moved Sale from the 15- to

Sale back on IL, with more tests planned on shoulder

June 2, 2023

BOSTON -- Chris Sale was having a blast being a baseball player again. And that’s why Friday’s development -- in which he was placed on the 15-day injured list with a left shoulder injury -- had him in a downcast mood as he discussed his first health issue of 2023.

'Wait and see': Sale exits, undergoes MRI after velo drop

June 1, 2023

BOSTON -- Just as Chris Sale was starting to look in recent weeks like the ace of old, an all too familiar issue happened to the lefty on Thursday night at Fenway Park. Sale exited with two outs in the top of the fourth inning with left shoulder soreness in

Duvall won’t need surgery for fractured wrist

CF looking at possible six- to eight-week timeline for return to Red Sox
April 10, 2023

ST. PETERSBURG -- Adam Duvall, who stormed out of the gate as the hottest hitter on the Red Sox, will be lost for weeks and possibly months after suffering a distal radius fracture in his left wrist while attempting a diving catch in center field in Sunday’s 4-1 victory over

Who will fill Rodríguez's spot in Boston's 'pen?

March 19, 2023

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- With an expectation building that lefty Joely Rodríguez will start the season on the 15-day injured list after suffering an injury to his right side on Saturday, the Red Sox are starting to contemplate who will replace him in the bullpen. Rodríguez was projected to join Richard

Turner stable after frightening hit-by-pitch

March 7, 2023

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In a scary moment at JetBlue Park on Monday afternoon, Red Sox veteran Justin Turner was hit in the face on a fastball by Tigers right-hander Matt Manning in the bottom of the first inning and was taken to a local hospital via ambulance for observation.

Paxton exits spring debut with hamstring injury

March 3, 2023

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The excitement of being back on the mound without any concerns about his health was short-lived for Red Sox left-hander James Paxton, who left his Grapefruit League debut on Friday with a right hamstring injury, the extent of which is unknown at this point. Making the

Sale has 'a lot of fun' facing batters again

February 25, 2023

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Just another mundane live batting practice session at Spring Training? Not this time. Not for Chris Sale. For Boston’s lanky left-hander, Saturday was a milestone day. He stepped back up on that mound with hitters -- even though they were teammates -- standing 60 feet, 6

Trevor Story undergoes right elbow surgery

January 10, 2023

BOSTON -- The Red Sox’s middle-infield picture became even more unclear Tuesday afternoon, when the club announced infielder Trevor Story underwent a successful internal bracing procedure of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow on Monday. Dr. Keith Meister performed the surgery at Texas Metroplex Institute in Arlington, Texas.