Found April 13, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Kevin Millar
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Red Sox fans know a lot about America's pastime, but they also know a few things about the wonderful world of beer -- namely, that it's never too early to have a local frosty one. Former Sox first baseman (of Jack Daniel's fame?) tweeted out a photo on Friday morning around 9:45 a.m. ET of a tour of Boston's Sam Adams Brewery, where he claims he is "working hard today in beantown!" adding: #ilive4this. Check out the photo below of Millar cowboying up at Jim Koch's creation station.

Infamous 'Buckner Ball' up for auction

The ball that dribbled between Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner's legs and into history will be auctioned off in May and is expected to fetch at least $100,000.


Popeyes near Fenway cracks joke

A Popeyes restaurant across the street from Fenway Park put up a sign making light of the hijinks that reportedly occurred inside the Red Sox clubhouse last season.

Ellsbury's shoulder dislocated, out six weeks minimum

Earlier tonight, I briefed you all on an injury Jacoby Ellsbury suffered against the Rays. More information has come in, and it's not good for the Red Sox: Ellsbury reportedly has a dislocated shoulder, and will miss a minimum of six weeks. This is awful for the Red sox, who are already without Carl Crawford and Ryan Kalish. There's no word yet on whether or not the dislocation...

Cody Ross Shifts to Center Field, Mike Aviles to Bat Leadoff As Red Sox Host Rays

BOSTON –– Mike Aviles is the Red Sox' new leadoff hitter –– at least for one day. During spring training, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine admitted that he was attempting to warm up to that idea. Now, he's testing it out in the regular season. With Jacoby Ellsbury shelved with a subluxed shoulder, Valentine tapped Aviles to start it off. And the shortstop is prepared...

Josh Beckett Leads 'Crazy Eights' Attack as Red Sox Cruise to Another Home Opener Win (Video)

Josh Beckett went eight strong, Kelly Shoppach had a career day against his former team and the Red Sox claimed their eighth straight Opening Day win at home on Friday. Of course, since Jacoby Ellsbury left the game with a shoulder injury, we'll have to tamper our excitement just a little but. But there's still some cause for celebration since the Sox picked up their second...

Red Sox OF Ellsbury injures shoulder

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday's game against Tampa Bay with a right shoulder injury after sliding into second base in the bottom of the fourth inning.Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said Ellsbury was in a lot of pain immediately after the play.Ellsbury was trying to break up a double play attempt, when Rays second baseman Reid Brignac fell awkwardly...

Scott Atchison's Strong Performance Out of Bullpen Leads to Amica Pitcher of the Week Honors

Scott Atchison had to earn his way onto the Red Sox roster out of spring training, and he's showing that the club made the right move by keeping him onboard. Atchison gave up a run in 1 1/3 innings of work in his first outing of the year, but he showed that he can still get it done at age 36 on Monday in Toronto. The right-hander tossed three scoreless innings and received the...

Recap: Sox bats, pitching finally come together

Avert your eyes, ladies.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Earlier in the week Jon Lester bemoaned the fact that the Sox had yet to get the pitching and hitting going in the same game. They've finally figured it out, in today's 12-2 thrashing of the Rays. Josh Beckett was in complete control all afternoon.  He wasn't overpowering by any means, but he kept the Rays bats...

Kelly Shoppach Picks 'The Stop, Shop and Roll' as Winning Name for Unconventional Slide Into Second Base

It wasn't the prettiest baseball move, but Kelly Shoppach's awkward slide to steal second base has plenty of admirers. The Red Sox' Facebook page invited fans to name Shoppach's slide, and after sifting through more than a thousand responses, he picked "The Stop, Shop and Roll" as his favorite. Shoppach's theft of second was the first stolen base ever...

Fenway Through the Years, Transformation and Celebration of Fenway Park's 100th Anniversary (Photos)

The Boston Red Sox will get a chance to bounce back from a tough road trip in a big way Friday, when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays in their 2012 home opener. In honor of the upcoming 100th Anniversary of Fenway's first Red Sox game --April 20th, 1912-- we wanted to commemorate that day by taking fans on a journey through the history of Fenway Park. While Friday's opener...

How's the Thumb, Josh?

Here's hoping that Josh Beckett''s thumb gets another look before he gets the ball tomorrow. Something was wrong in his first start. Bobby V said "not much of an injury" when it first came up, but let's get a second opinion.Thanks to the days off, it would be easy to slot in Buchholz.And don't, don't, let Josh make the call. He's the most competitive...

Red Sox Lineup vs Rays 4/13/12

Ellsbury CFPedroia 2BGonzalez 1BYoukilis 3BOrtiz DHMcDonald LFRoss RFAviles SSShoppach C Beckett SP

Red Sox Lineup vs Rays 4/14/12

Aviles SSPedroia 2BGonzalez 1BYoukilis 3BOrtiz DHRoss CFSweeney RFSaltalamacchia CMcDonald LF Buchholz SP

Video: Jerry Remy Will Not Give Don Orsillo CPR

During the 7th inning of today's Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays game, the #askJerry question that NESN does put the dynamic duo of Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy into hysterics. {flvremote}{/flvremote} Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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