Rafael Devers RUMORS & NEWS

  • MLB players are smashing home run records, but Devers and Castellanos are also chasing doubles history

    CBS Sports "Though we're constantly talking about history this season when it comes to home runs -- and rightfully so -- let us not ignore the two-bagger. Doubles are fun and they are happening in a big way this season, despite certain groups of people bemoaning how it's just "home..." August 20

  • Can this Rafael Devers kid save the Red Sox' season?

    WEEI Boston "The Red Sox won Sunday. They swept the Orioles. There were still plenty of sad trombones to go around. The guy David Dombrowski signed up to be the top-of-the-rotation ace for the next five years, Chris Sale, was packing his bags to visit Dr. James Andrews. Another..." August 19

  • Red Sox star Rafael Devers joins Ted Williams in elite company

    Sportsnaut "The Boston Red Sox did not get off to the best of starts Sunday against a horrible Baltimore Orioles squad at Fenway Park. In fact, Baltimore found itself up 6-0 heading into the bottom of the third. Things changed rapidly. Boston put up three in the third and fourth innings combined..." August 18

  • The time Red Sox resisted trading Rafael Devers

    WEEI Boston "Rafael Devers has become one of the best hitters in the major leagues this season. Thanks to some hard-line trade talk by Dave Dombrowski a few years ago the third baseman is doing his thing as a member of the Red Sox. Talking to John Tomase of NBC Sports Boston, Dombrowski..." August 16

  • Rafael Devers Ready to Be Face of Red Sox If Mookie Betts Is Traded Away

    Bleacher Report "Rafael Devers is the most exciting young player on the Boston Red Sox. Soon, he may take on another title: the face of the franchise. After going 2-for-4 with a home run in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians, the 22-year-old third baseman is hitting .327 with..." August 15

  • Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers have been MLB's best shortstop-third base duo -- so why is neither an All-Star?

    CBS Sports "The Red Sox returned to North America after a not-so-pretty two contests in London on Tuesday and won a game, due in large part to Rafael Devers going 4 for 5 with two homers and six RBI. Xander Bogaerts was 2 for 5 with a double and RBI. It got me thinking..." July 03

  • Rafael Devers is being used wrong by Red Sox, but they can get it right by leaving him at this spot in order

    NBC Sports Boston "Mookie Betts or Andrew Benintendi? Andrew Benintendi or Mookie Betts? It turns out the answer might actually be, "None of the above." How about Rafael Devers? The question is who bats second for the Red Sox. Betts opened the season there and hit very well..." June 27

  • Rafael Devers is becoming a superstar before our eyes

    WEEI Boston "This isn't just about the last seven games. Make no mistake about it, those have been impressive. During this recent road trip through Toronto and Houston Rafael Devers provided the kind of shock and awe this Red Sox team desperately needed, going 13-for-27 (.481) with a 1.500 OPS..." May 27

  • Red Sox’s Rafael Devers Working On Improving Defense To Be ‘Complete Player’

    NESN "Rafael Devers has been putting up numbers at the plate this season, this much we know. But the Boston Red Sox third baseman also has made some errors at his position this year — a team-leading nine, to be exact. But Devers has been working on improving, and that showed..." May 24

  • Rafael Devers makes contact with batting title goal

    Boston Herald "All of 22 years old and blessed with natural power, there’s no telling how many home runs Rafael Devers could hit some day. So I was surprised at his response when I asked him during spring training what statistical category he thought he could lead the league in at some point during his..." May 14

  • Rafael Devers Could Finally be Breaking Out at the Perfect Time for the Red Sox

    12 Up "The Boston Red Sox are starting to get hot at the right time, winning six of their last eight games, and averaging seven runs scored during that stretch. While Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez and Michael Chavis have been talked about a lot during this stretch,..." May 08

  • No easy answers for Rafael Devers' defensive woes, but benching him isn't one

    NBC Sports Boston "The Red Sox have a Rafael Devers problem and it's not going away for a simple reason — they need to keep playing Rafael Devers. The slugging third baseman has been coming around with the bat after failing to drive in a run until game No. 13 despite opening the season in..." May 03

  • Rafael Devers’ defense, like the Red Sox’ season, needs improvement

    Boston Herald "Much like the Red Sox’ season, Rafael Devers’ defense at third base has left plenty to be desired. His eight errors lead the majors at the position, with his avoidable mistakes almost evenly divided between five fielding miscues and three off-target throws. If..." April 30