• worcester red sox April 13, 2022 2:22 am

    Baseball Fans Pack Polar Park for WooSox' Home Opener

    Worcester Red Sox fans started showing up to Polar Park before doors opened at noon for the team’s home opener. “I took the day off. She got dismissed early from school today,” said Matthew Lavoie. “We like to come in early, and we like the whole feel of the ballpark … It’s just a home away from home.” Lavoie...

  • Worcester March 22, 2022 9:41 pm

    Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus to Step Down

    Worcester’s city manager will step down from his role at the end of May. Edward Augustus Jr., who has been city manager for more than eight years, announced his resignation in a statement Tuesday afternoon. “Today I informed the Mayor and City Council of my plan to step down as city manager, effective May, 31, 2022,” he said in the…

  • WooSox March 9, 2022 1:02 am

    As MLB Lockout Continues, WooSox Look Forward to Start of Minor League Baseball

    Hope springs eternal at Polar Park in Worcester, Massachusetts, with the WooSox’ home opener set for next month and Major League Baseball still in a lockout. “Once again, old owners are ruining baseball with outdated ideas,” one Worcester man said. Right now, the big leagues are on hold with owners and players arguing over everything from money to the rules…

  • WooSox October 29, 2021 4:31 am

    WooSox Announce 1st Annual Trick-or-Treat at Polar Park

    Halloween weekend is here, and if you’re looking for a fun (and free!) event to celebrate, the Worcester Red Sox have a treat for you! Celebrating spooky season for the first time in their new neighborhood, the organization has teamed up with the Canal District Alliance to present the WooSox’ inaugural Trick-or-Treat at Polar Park. “For years, we have...

  • red sox June 17, 2021 11:31 pm

    Red Sox Pitching Prospect Impresses in Return From Injury

    Red Sox pitching prospect Tanner Houck shined in his first start back from injury with Triple-A Worcester on Thursday.

  • manny familia June 7, 2021 3:13 am

    Community Rallies Around Family of Fallen Officer

    The Worcester community is rallying around the family of Officer Enmanuel “Manny” Familia, who died Friday while trying to rescue a drowning teen.

  • manny familia June 7, 2021 3:33 am

    WooSox Honor Worcester Officer Who Died Trying to Save Drowning Teen

    Officer Enmanuel “Manny” Familia, who died Friday while trying to rescue a drowning teen, was honored at Sunday’s WooSox game. His 13-year-old-son, Javon, threw the first pitch at Polar Park. Familia’s family members say Familia and his son bonded over baseball, making the tribute particularly moving.   That same day, more than 100 Worcester Police officers attended Javon’s playoff...

  • TWIB May 14, 2021 5:39 pm

    COVID, Baseball and Gas Prices

    Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks is on the business beat this week talking about new — and welcome — COVID-19milestones, concerns about inflation and the debut of the WooSox.

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