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2017 Schedule
69-51, 1st in AL East
Stephen A: Smart for Sox to disassociate from Yawkey (1:35)
Yawkey Way name change a decades-old debate (1:18)
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5hScott Lauber

New villains rev up Yankees-Red Sox rivalry

While Chris (Kryptonite) Sale is loathed in the Bronx, Aaron Judge and Sonny Gray have yet to break out in Boston. Look for a wild weekend at Fenway.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

A 95.8-mph dart to nab a runner daring to score from third on a single is nice, but Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr.'s "dream play" is more daredevil-ish. "I've thought about climbing that right-centerfield wall (at Fenway), standing on top of it in case the ball is a little bit too far, jump in (the bullpen), catch it, and then throw it back in play," Bradley says. "Would that count as an out? Can y'all research that for me?"

Red Sox come from behind to walk off (1:08)

Betts' 2-run double caps Red Sox 5-4 comeback win

Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

Cardinals rack up four runs in second (1:32)
Red Sox fan's first pitch is a bit outside (0:18)
Betts hits walk-off double (0:44)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 5, Cardinals 4: Mookie Betts needed that. It has been a struggle since the All-Star break for last year's AL MVP runner-up. But down to his last strike with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Betts doubled off the Green Monster to drive in two runs and give the Red Sox a walkoff victory and a sweep of the two-game interleague series. Xander Bogaerts' leadoff homer started the three-run ninth inning that saw St. Louis manager Mike Matheny get ejected and catcher Yadier Molina spar with the umpires.

ESPN Stats & Information

Chris Sale striking out batters at historic rate

Entering Wednesday, the Red Sox ace leads the majors in innings pitched (168 1/3) and strikeouts (241). Sale is on pace to record one of the highest K/9 rates in MLB history.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Carl Yastrzemski won the Triple Crown in 1967. "Yaz had the most impactful season on a franchise in the history of the game," said Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, at Fenway for 50th anniversary of Red Sox's "Impossible Dream" season. "It was a renaissance of baseball in New England because of No. 8 and No. 16 (Jim Lonborg)."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Yaz and Hawk.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Reggie Smith is also among the 1967 Red Sox alumni back at Fenway for the 50th anniversary of the "Impossible Dream" pennant winners. Also in attendance: Rico Petrocelli, Jim Lonborg, Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and, of course, Carl Yastrzemski.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Lonborg is back at Fenway Park, as the Red Sox honor the 50th anniversary of the 1967 "Impossible Dream" team with a pregame ceremony.

Red Sox's Young spills the secrets behind #WinDanceRepeat (0:45)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Price didn't feel as "free," in John Farrell's words, when he threw Tuesday. Received treatment today, slated for more flat-ground throwing Thursday.

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2dDan Szymborski

Breakout hitting prospects of 2017

Before he was mashing in the majors, Rafael Devers was exceeding expectations at the plate in the minors. We look at the Boston phenom and others who have outpaced their projections this season.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Andrew Benintendi on getting hit on the left knee: "It felt fine until I stopped moving for a bit. I think I could've stayed in, but we were up 9-0 at that point so John (Farrell) decided to take me out." Asked if he will be able to play Wednesday night, he said, "We'll see how it feels in the morning and go from there."

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2636th
On Base Percentage.3357th
Slugging Percentage.41124th
Earned Run Average3.664th
Quality Starts702nd

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