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Red Sox roster moves

June 25, 2019

BOSTON, MA –- Prior to tonight’s game against the Chicago White Sox, the Boston Red Sox announced the following roster moves: • Right-handed pitcher Steven Wright was reinstated from the restricted list. • To make room for Wright on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox transferred right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi

Statement From Tiffany Ortiz

June 22, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today issued the following statement on behalf of Tiffany Ortiz: “David was moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He remains in good condition and continues to recover under the care of Drs. David King and Larry Ronan.”

Red Sox Scholars Class of 2019 to be introduced at Fenway Park Sunday

Award-winning college scholarship program reaches milestone of over 300 students supported
June 21, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox and Red Sox Foundation will introduce the newest class of Red Sox Scholars this Sunday, June 23, at Fenway Park in a ceremony before the 1:05 p.m. Red Sox-Blue Jays game. Now in its 17th year, the Red Sox Scholars Program is presented

Red Sox Sign Two Additional Players Selected in 2019 June Draft

June 19, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today signed two players selected in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft: shortstop Matthew Lugo (2nd round) and first baseman Joe Davis (19th round). In addition, the Red Sox signed right-handed pitcher Zach Schneider, a non-drafted free agent out of Florida Atlantic University.

Red Sox place right-handed pitcher Hector Velazquez on 10-day injured list

Club recalls right-handed pitcher Josh Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket
June 19, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Prior to tonight’s game against the Minnesota Twins, the Boston Red Sox placed right-handed pitcher Hector Velázquez on the 10-day injured list with a low back strain. To fill Velázquez’s spot on the 25-man roster, the club recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket. President of

Red Sox announce roster moves for June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Prior to tonight’s game against the Minnesota Twins, the Boston Red Sox announced the following roster moves:

  • Right-handed pitcher Hector Velázquez was returned from his injury rehabilitation assignment with short-season Single-A Lowell and reinstated from the 10-day injured list.
  • Right-handed pitcher Ryan Brasier was reinstated

Red Sox Sign Second-Round Draft Pick Cameron Cannon

Club Also Signs Seven Additional June Draft Selections
June 15, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today signed eight players selected in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft, including the club’s top selection, shortstop Cameron Cannon (2nd round). The Red Sox also reached agreements with seven additional draft selections: catcher Jacob Herbert (18th round), right-handed pitcher Dylan Spacke (21st

Red Sox Place Right-handed Pitcher Heath Hembree on 10-day Injured List

Club Recalls Left-handed pitcher Josh Taylor from Triple-A Pawtucket
June 14, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Prior to tonight’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Red Sox placed right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree on the 10-day injured list with a right elbow extensor strain, retroactive to June 11. To fill Hembree’s spot on the 25-man roster, the club recalled left-handed pitcher Josh Taylor

Red Sox Sign Six Players Selected in 2019 June Draft

June 14, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today signed six players selected in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft, including four of the club’s first 10 selections: right-handed pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn (3rd round), catcher Jaxx Groshans (5th round), right-handed pitcher Brock Bell (7th round), center fielder Wil Dalton (8th round),

Statement from Tiffany Ortiz

June 13, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today issued the following statement on behalf of Tiffany Ortiz: “I want to take this opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Eliezer Salvador, owner of Presidente Sports, for your quick thinking and swift action on Sunday night. Your heroism and selflessness

Statement from Tiffany Ortiz

June 12, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today issued the following statement on behalf of Tiffany Ortiz: “David continues to recuperate today in the Intensive Care Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital under the direction of treating trauma surgeon Dr. David King. “Yesterday and this morning, David was able to sit up

Red Sox announce roster moves

June 12, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Prior to today’s game against the Texas Rangers, the Boston Red Sox announced the following roster moves: Right-handed pitchers Travis Lakins and Josh Smith were recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket. To make room on the 25-man roster, left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner was optioned to Pawtucket and left-handed pitcher

 Red Sox Place Right-Handed Pitcher Ryan Brasier on Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List

Club Recalls Left-handed Pitcher Darwinzon Hernandez from Double-A Portland
June 11, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Prior to tonight’s game against the Texas Rangers, the Boston Red Sox placed right-handed pitcher Ryan Brasier on the bereavement/family medical emergency list. To fill Brasier’s spot on the 25-man roster, the club recalled left-handed pitcher Darwinzon Hernandez from Double-A Portland. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski

Statement from Tiffany Ortiz

June 11, 2019

BOSTON, MA -- The Red Sox today issued the following statement on behalf of Tiffany Ortiz: “David arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital last night and underwent a successful second surgery. He is stable, awake, and resting comfortably this morning in the ICU where he is expected to remain for the

Red Sox move start time of June 12 game against the Rangers to 4:05 p.m.

June 10, 2019

BOSTON, MA -- The Red Sox have moved the start time of the Wednesday, June 12, game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park from 7:10 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. The change was made as a courtesy to fans who want to watch Game 7 of the Bruins Stanley Cup

Red Sox Recall LHP Bobby Poyner from Triple-A Pawtucket; Club Options LHP Josh Taylor to Pawtucket

June 10, 2019

BOSTON, MA -- Prior to tonight’s game against the Texas Rangers, the Boston Red Sox recalled left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner from Triple-A Pawtucket. To make room for Poyner on the 25-man roster, the club optioned left-handed pitcher Josh Taylor to Pawtucket. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement.

Red Sox statement regarding David Ortiz

June 10, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Late last night we were made aware of an incident involving David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic. David’s family has confirmed that he sustained a gunshot wound to the lower back/abdominal region. David is being treated at Clinica Abel Gonzalez in Santo Domingo where he is recovering

Red Sox Announce Roster Moves

June 8, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Prior to today’s doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox made the following roster moves:

  • First baseman Mitch Moreland was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right quad strain.
  • To fill Moreland’s spot on the 25-man roster, infielder Marco Hernández

Red Sox Reinstate First Baseman Mitch Moreland From 10-day Injured List

Club Options Right-handed Pitcher Ryan Weber to Triple-A Pawtucket
June 7, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Prior to tonight’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox reinstated first baseman Mitch Moreland from the 10-day injured list. To make room for Moreland on the 25-man roster, the club optioned right-handed pitcher Ryan Weber to Triple-A Pawtucket. President of Baseball Operations Dave

Red Sox Wives to Raise Funds This Homestand for Patient Family Housing Program at Boston Children’s Hospital 

Online Auction of “Players’ Favorite Things” Baskets Starts Today
June 7, 2019

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox wives will raise funds for the Patient Family Housing Program at Boston Children’s Hospital during the upcoming seven-day homestand with the “Players’ Favorite Things” online auction comprised of baskets filled with autographed items from Red Sox players. Starting today, June 7, fans can bid

Red Sox Select 30 Players on Final Day of 2019 June Draft

June 5, 2019

The Boston Red Sox today concluded their participation in Major League Baseball’s 2019 First-Year Player Draft with 30 additional selections in rounds 11-40.

Red Sox to hold baseball equipment collection at Fenway Park Friday through Sunday

Fans Encouraged to Drop off Equipment Outside Fenway Park Gates During Red Sox-Rays Series; IBEW Local 103 Union Hall (Dorchester, MA) and National Electrical Contractors Association Office (Newton, MA) Designated Official Community Drop-off Locations
June 5, 2019

BOSTON, MA – As part of a league-wide initiative between Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association, and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, the Red Sox will host a baseball and softball equipment collection during the upcoming Red Sox-Rays series at Fenway Park, presented by the International Brotherhood of

Red Sox Select Eight Players on Day Two of 2019 June Draft

June 4, 2019

The Boston Red Sox today continued their participation in Major League Baseball’s 2019 First-Year Player Draft with eight additional selections in rounds 3-10.

Red Sox select shortstop Cameron Cannon with first pick (43rd overall) in 2019 June Draft

Club also selects shortstop Matthew Lugo in second round (69th Overall)
June 4, 2019

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox selected shortstop Cameron Cannon out of the University of Arizona with their first pick (2nd round, 43rd overall) in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Monday night. The club also selected shortstop Matthew Lugo out of the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy in Puerto

Red Sox Place First Baseman/outfielder Steve Pearce On 10-day Injured List

June 1, 2019

NEW YORK, NY – Prior to tonight’s game against the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox placed first baseman/outfielder Steve Pearce on the 10-day injured list with a low back strain. To fill Pearce’s spot on the active 25-man roster, the club recalled first baseman/outfielder Sam Travis from Triple-A