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Boston Red Sox: Checking in with old friends

The Boston Red Sox opening day roster is drastically different than the roster we see today. There are plenty of players that Sox fans still want to see succeed on other teams, while others not so much. Ranging from Jon Lester to Chris Capuano, let’s take a look at how these ex-Sox are doing elsewhere. Jon Lester- Lester is the one person all Bostonians would love to see back...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Will Middlebrooks exits with hamstring tightness

On Tuesday, Will Middlebrooks suffered yet another blow in what has turned out to be a miserable 2014 season, when the Boston Red Sox third baseman was forced out in the fourth inning with right hamstring tightness. Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports that Middlebrooks was removed after running to first base on a single. Manager John Farrell told Lauber that the third baseman...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy Thanks Red Sox Nation. In Tweets.

In case you missed it, the Peavs summed up his stay in Boston and thanked Red Sox Nation for their support in a series of tweets sent out yesterday. Here they are, in chronological order: 3 weeks late in doing this but as u all know life has been just a bit crazy! Boston, MA & #RedSoxNation: the words 'thank you' are simply — Jake Peavy (@JakePeavy_44) August 19, 2014...
Via Surviving Grady
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The problem with Xander Bogaerts is simple and obvious

Getty ImagesEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Everyone knows he is young.Everyone was excited about Xander Bogaerts first full year on the Red Sox after his exciting contributions to the 2013 postseason.Bogaerts hit .296 with an .893 OPS in 34 postseason plate appearances last October at the age of 21, but that version seems like so long ago.Up to May 31 this year, Bogaerts was...
Via RedSoxLife
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts’ Outfield Defense A Work In Progress For Boston Red Sox

BOSTON — Mookie Betts still is navigating through unfamiliar territory. Some turbulence should be expected. Betts, drafted as a second baseman in 2011, has been learning the outfield for roughly three months. He has adapted well to the position change, largely because of his natural talent, but there are going to be growing pains. The Red Sox were offered a reminder during Tuesday’s...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Open To Trading Prospects ‘For The Right Player’ This Offseason

BOSTON — The Red Sox have stockpiled quality prospects, giving them a ton of flexibility this offseason. The Red Sox have been hesitant to trade their prospects over the last couple of years. General manager Ben Cherington noted Tuesday at Fenway Park, however, that he’s not opposed to dealing away young talent if a good opportunity presents itself. “I don’t think we’ve...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin And Kelly Pedroia Have Contributed To Dana-Farber In Many Ways

Dustin Pedroia and his wife, Kelly, have contributed to the Dana-Farber hospital ever since they got to Boston. Kelly volunteered there for nearly four year,s and Dustin enjoys brightening the days of sick children at the Dana-Farber spring training trip. Pedroia talked about how he gets just as much out of their trip as the patients do. “Just knowing what they go through, it means...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox 2015 rotation preview

After the Boston Red Sox traded away four of the five members of their opening day rotation, they’ve had to inject youth into the lineup and pick up the pieces in preparation for the 2015 campaign. Let’s take a look at the options the Red Sox have and the odds for each pitcher in the starting rotation.   Clay Buchholz: The only member of the Opening day rotation left, has had...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Who is Rusney Castillo?

Over the last couple of days, it has become clear that the Boston Red Sox are front runners for Cuban defector Rusney Castillo. The Red Sox have been rather demure in regards to the foreign market these past few years and it looks like they don’t want to miss out on Castillo. Cuba is rife with baseball talent and lucky for us in the states, some of them have decided to leave for...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Farrell: Either Betts Or Bradley, Jr.‚—Not Both

Bradley, Jr. And Betts: One Or The OtherIn major league baseball, the direct answer is definitely an endangered species. But, not with Red Sox manager John Farrell—at least yesterday, anyway. When discussing the demotion of Jackie Bradley, Jr. and the consequent ascension of Mookie Betts, the skipper stated, "Our roster couldn’t co-exist effectively with both—so it’s...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ‘Bullpen Cop’ Steve Horgan immortalized with own bobblehead (pic/vid)

One of the most memorable images from last year’s MLB postseason came from a person not even playing in the games. When Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz jacked a grand slam during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers that led the Sox to a huge win, a […] The post Red Sox ‘Bullpen Cop’ Steve Horgan immortalized with own bobblehead (pic/vid)...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Famous Red Sox bullpen cop gets own bobblehead

We all remember the iconic scene from Game 2 of the 2013 American League Championship Series.  5-1 Tigers, bases loaded, and Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz lifts the ball to DEEP right field.  Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter seems to have a bead on the ball, then slams into the short wall in front of the Red Sox bullpen and crashes over.  It’s gone, tie game 5-5 (and the Tigers...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Jackie Bradley Jr. optioned to Pawtucket

According to Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston, the Boston Red Sox have sent down the struggling Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket and recalled Mookie Betts. Bradley, who had recorded hits in four of his previous five games, will need to develop his plate approach in the minors if he wants to have a shot at his center field job next season. Bradley has struggled at the plate all...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Dustin Pedroia, Allen Craig, David Ross

As Dustin Pedroia missed Sunday's game with flu-like symptoms, the Boston Red Sox got positive news on two of their other injured players.Peter Craig of the Boston Globe is reporting that Allen Craig, who upon becoming a Red Sox sprained is foot is set to start his rehab in Pawtucket on Monday. Catcher David Ross, who went on the disabled list the following day will be skipping...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Boston places Uehara, Napoli, others on revocable trade waivers

The Boston Red Sox were easily the most aggressive selling team before the trade deadline, trading out several veteran players, and it seems like they may not be done dealing. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox put reliever Koji Uehara, infielder Mike Napoli, infielder Will Middlebrooks and outfielder Daniel Nava on revocable trade waivers Saturday. The...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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