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“AJ Pierzynski” Has a Message for the Boston Red Sox

Posted to Good Guys Wear BlackA blogger has tried to get into the mind of AJ Pierzynski, and what he may be thinking at the moment. Some of the highlights: ” On the very first day I showed up at spring training, a couple goons pulled me aside, explained that I parked in a spot reserved for Ortiz’s son’s minibike, and whipped me with a chain.” ” I figured it was some sort...
Via Sports Mockery
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Unaware He’s Close To Qualifying For Batting Title Race (Video)

Brock Holt has been on a tear all season long for the Boston Red Sox, but because he joined the team with the season already underway, he still hasn’t accumulated enough plate appearances to qualify for the batting title race. His .326 average would put him fifth in the American League, just eight percentage points behind leader Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros. That said, he’s...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli: ‘Something Just Clicked’ In Red Sox’s Sudden Turnaround

The Boston Red Sox’s sudden turnaround is difficult to explain, even for those directly involved. The Red Sox enter Tuesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre riding a five-game winning streak that dates back to before the All-Star break. Boston has won eight of its last nine games and looks primed to make noise in the second half. What happened? “I’ve...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pregame Red Sox Notes 7/22/14

Toronto,ON- It's official; the Boston Red Sox are the hottest team in baseball right now. Winners of 8 of their last 9, and setting season high marks in runs scored, hits and homeruns in a game, Boston is starting to fire at all cylinders. Tonight, Boston faces Toronto in the second game of the series. Jake Peavy faces The lefty J.A. Happ. Happ has struggled of late, and with...
Via RedSoxLife
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox facing tough decisions due to recent resurgence

Throughout the first few months of the season, the Boston Red Sox struggled to keep pace with the early leaders of the new look-AL East, occupying the basement of a division that is no longer led by it’s traditional powers. But as the All-Star break began closing in on the season’s first-half, the Fenway-faithful saw signs of life in their beloved Bosox, giving baseball fans...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz passes Carl Yastrzemski on all-time home run list

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz continued his climb through the game’s record book ranks on Monday. Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career to move past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list.  The Red Sox also won their fifth straight game with a 14-1 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. Ortiz tied Yastrzemski with a two-run blast to...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Koji Uehara, Andrew Miller drawing significant interest

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox are receiving plenty of calls from teams inquiring on their bullpen arms.There's been a lot of interest in Koji and Andrew Miller but neither are going anywhere given Boston's recent hot streak..— Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) July 21, 2014 #452363016 / gettyimages.comAt this point, it doesn't appear likely...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox have won 7 out of 8

The 2014 Boston Red Sox have not been read their last rights just yet. They earned their 5th straight victory Monday night with a 14-1 thumping of the Toronto Blue Jays. It was in Toronto that a little bit of history was made, too. Reigning World Series MVP David Ortiz cracked a pair of home runs, giving him his 452nd and 453rd long balls in his career and thus tied and surpassed...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston's Brock Holt makes unreal catch

The Red Sox were matching outs with runs this Monday night in Toronto, playing 14 runs before the fifth inning was even over. But Brock Holt added insult to injury with this absolutely incredible catch of a Dan Johnson fly ball, showing that when it rains (even in a dome) it pours.
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Helps 12-Year-Old Take On Green Monster In ESPN’s ‘My Wish’ (Video)

Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox made 12-year-old Jace Andrews’ dream come true in ESPN’s latest installment of “My Wish.” Jace, of Montgomery, Texas, was born with eight heart defects and given a 50-50 chance of survival. He underwent a nine-hour open heart surgery when he was just three days old and then had two more heart surgeries when he was 9 months and 3 1/2 years...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Winning Has Team Exploring Options

Fueled by brighter times that have seen them win seven of their last eight games, including a three-game weekend sweep of the Kansas City Royals, the Boston Red Sox face growing uncertainty about their plans as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline draws nearer. Though they are six games under .500 at 46-52 and in the American League East basement, percentage points behind Tampa...
Via Baseball News Source
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Should Remain Red Sox Shortstop

The Boston Red Sox still believe they are in the hunt. At 9.5 games out of the American League East, they still have a shot, albeit an outside one. Boston’s offense is last in the American League in runs and they will need to pick up the pace to have any chance. The Red Sox production from outfielders is last in the American League. The outfield in 2014 has included Daniel Nava...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jackie Bradley Jr. throws baseball over center field wall from home plate

Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is known as an excellent fielder but wanted to show everyone that he has a pretty good arm as well.During Saturdays' batting practice, the Boston centerfielder took a short hop behind home plate and threw a ball over the Fenway Park center-field wall just to prove it.That's a heave of about 400 feet from the plate as the crow flies ...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fenway Park ballgirl screws up

One particular ballgirl at Fenway Park had an “oops” moment on Friday night. When KC Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer grounded a 3-2 pitch down the first-base line in the fourth inning, she went down and fielded the live ground ball in her mitt like a field player would. She then realized what had happened, so she froze up and dropped the ball. It worked out pretty well for...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ Pierzynski Writes His Former Red Sox Teammates

So it’s been a week since I was DFA’ed. And yesterday, my ties to the Boston Red Sox were officially cut. So now I’m out here, floating through Major League Baseball like some great, untethered zeppelin just looking for a place to call home for a couple months. And I’m fine with that. Maybe I’ll latch on to a team that ends up officially eliminating you guys from contention...
Via Surviving Grady
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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