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Red Sox add left-handed pitcher Mike Kickham to club player pool

July 11, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today added left-handed pitcher Mike Kickham to their Club Player Pool. He will participate in Major League Summer Camp as a non-roster invitee. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. The Red Sox have 50 players in their Club Player Pool, including 37 members

Red Sox mourn the passing of Mike Ryan

Former Catcher Played Seven Seasons in Red Sox Organization
July 10, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox mourn the loss of Mike Ryan, who passed away in his sleep on Tuesday at the age of 78 in Wolfeboro, NH. He spent 35 years in professional baseball, including his first seven in the Red Sox organization as a player. A former catcher, he

Red Sox to host Blue Jays in pair of exhibition games on July 21 & 22

Two-game set with Toronto will conclude Red Sox Summer Camp
July 10, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox today announced that they will host a pair of exhibition games against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on Tuesday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 22. The first pitch for both games is slated for 7:30 p.m. The games will be televised

Red Sox to Open 2021 Season at Fenway Park on April 1 Against Orioles

July 9, 2020

In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Red Sox today announced their 2021 regular season schedule, which has the team opening at Fenway Park on Thursday, April 1 for the first of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles that concludes on Easter Sunday. This will be the sixth time

Red Sox sign first-round Draft pick Nick Yorke

July 7, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today signed second baseman Nick Yorke, the club’s top selection in the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Red Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Paul Toboni made the announcement. The 17th overall pick in the June Draft out of Archbishop Mitty High School in

Red Sox Open 2020 Season at Home Against Baltimore

July 6, 2020

In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Red Sox today announced their 60-game 2020 regular season schedule, which has the team opening at Fenway Park on Friday, July 24, in the first of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. The shortened season has the club playing American League East

Red Sox add right-handed pitcher Caleb Simpson to club player pool

July 4, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today added right-handed pitcher Caleb Simpson to their Club Player Pool. He will participate in Major League Summer Camp as a non-roster invitee. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. The Red Sox have 49 players in their Club Player Pool, including 37 members

Red Sox make changes to Fenway Park for the safe operation of Summer Camp 

July 3, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today outlined several physical changes to Fenway Park and new operating protocols that support the safe operation of Summer Camp (the resumption of 2020 Spring Training). To allow for appropriate density and physical distancing between players, lockers for the players have been moved from

Red Sox add catcher Jonathan Lucroy to club player pool 

July 2, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today added catcher Jonathan Lucroy to their Club Player Pool. He will participate in Major League Summer Camp as a non-roster invitee. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. The Red Sox have 48 players in their Club Player Pool, including 37 members of

Red Sox sign three non-drafted free agents

June 29, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox have signed three non-drafted free agents to minor league contracts: catcher Juan Montero (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy) and right-handed pitchers Casey Cobb (University of Alabama) and Henry Nunez (Centro Especializado De Educacion Avanzada Cedea). Director of Amateur Scouting Paul Toboni made the announcement.

Red Sox place Chris Sale on 60-day injured list

June 28, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today placed left-handed pitcher Chris Sale on the 60-day injured list. Sale is recovering from left UCL reconstruction (“Tommy John surgery”), performed on March 30, 2020, by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, CA. The club’s 40-man roster is

Red Sox announce club player pool for resumption of Major League Spring Training

June 28, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced their Club Player Pool for the resumption of Major League Spring Training. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. The Red Sox have 47 players in their Club Player Pool for the resumption of spring training, including 37 members of

Red Sox mourn the passing of Eddie Kasko

Red Sox Hall of Famer Spent 29 Seasons with Organization as Player, Manager, Scout, and Executive
June 24, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox mourn the loss of Eddie Kasko, who passed away today at the age of 88, just three days shy of his 89th birthday. He spent 29 seasons in the Red Sox organization as a player (1966), minor league manager (1967-69), major league manager

Red Sox sign 11 non-drafted free agents

June 24, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox have signed 11 non-drafted free agents to minor league contracts. Director of Amateur Scouting Paul Toboni made the announcement. The Red Sox signed catcher Jose Garcia (Florida International University); infielders Cuba Bess (Grand Canyon University) and Jake MacKenzie (Fordham University); and right-handed pitchers

Red Sox select three players on day two of 2020 June draft

June 11, 2020

The Boston Red Sox tonight concluded their participation in Major League Baseball’s 2020 First-Year Player Draft with three additional selections in rounds three, four, and five. Red Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Paul Toboni made the announcement. Yesterday, the Red Sox selected second baseman Nick Yorke out of Archbishop Mitty

Red Sox select second baseman Nick Yorke with first pick (17th overall) in 2020 June draft

June 10, 2020

The Boston Red Sox selected second baseman Nick Yorke out of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, CA, with their first pick (1st round, 17th overall) in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Wednesday night. Red Sox Director of Amateur Scouting Paul Toboni made the announcement. Yorke,

Red Sox drop American flag over left field wall in Memorial Day tribute at Fenway Park 

May 25, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today paid tribute to those who lost their lives in combat by dropping the American flag over the Green Monster wall in Left Field. The flag drop was punctuated by a bugle performance of Taps by Medford, MA, native Robert Bean, a retired member

Red Sox face coverings featuring unique social distancing Red Sox logo now available

Face covering proceeds to benefit the Red Sox Foundation
May 14, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox are now accepting pre-orders for face coverings featuring the socially distanced hanging sox logo on redsox.com/facecoverings. The navy face coverings are made of a of dry-tech exterior with an internal cotton blend liner. These face coverings are not intended to be personal protective equipment

Red Sox Foundation calls for nominations for 6th annual IMPACT Awards presented by the Ruderman Family Foundation to aid non-profits strained amid COVID-19 crisis

Award Grants $75,000 to New England Non-profits Based on Fan Votes
May 4, 2020

BOSTON, MA – As the spread of COVID-19 continues to strain non-profit organizations across New England, the Red Sox Foundation will not waver from providing the 6th Annual IMPACT Awards presented by the Ruderman Family Foundation. The awards provide Red Sox fans with the opportunity to nominate their favorite local

Red Sox offer personalized video board messages to raise money for Red Sox Foundation

April 30, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox are offering fans the chance to create their own personalized message on Fenway Park’s John Hancock center field video board as a way to raise funds for the Red Sox Foundation, the club’s public charity that has been maintaining operations and programming during this

Red Sox offer refunds, credits, and exchanges for April and May games 

April 29, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox will today begin offering ticket holders the opportunity for refunds, credits, and exchanges for Fenway Park games scheduled between April 2 and May 28. “As we continue to evaluate possibilities for the 2020 season, it’s important that we provide options to our ticket buyers

Statement from Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy

April 22, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today released the following statement from President & CEO Sam Kennedy in response to Major League Baseball’s report: “As an organization, we strive for 100% compliance with the rules. MLB’s investigation concluded that in isolated instances during the 2018 regular season, sign sequences

Red Sox Foundation establishes Emergency Hardship Fund to support fans experiencing food insecurity in New England and Southwest Florida

April 15, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox Foundation today announced the creation of the Red Sox Foundation Emergency Hardship Fund to help those who are experiencing food insecurity in New England and Southwest Florida as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We looked at so many issues facing families as a

Chris Sale undergoes successful Tommy John surgery

March 30, 2020

BOSTON, MA – Left-handed pitcher Chris Sale today underwent successful left UCL reconstruction (“Tommy John surgery”). The procedure was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, CA.

Red Sox announce roster moves

March 26, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced the following roster moves:

  • Infielder/outfielder Yairo Muñoz was added to the club’s 2020 spring training roster as a non-roster invitee.
  • Right-handed pitchers Colten Brewer and Chris Mazza and left-handed pitchers Matt Hall and Jeffrey Springs were optioned to minor