Found May 08, 2013 on
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Add a couple more names to the growing list of the battered and the broken.
Red Sox catcher David Ross (left quad) and third baseman Will Middlebrooks (right side) both left Tuesday night’s 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins after colliding near the visitors dugout. Both are described as day-to-day. Not sure why, but I had a Beltre/Ellsbury flashback.
Ross, who limped off the field a few batters later, is hitting .237 with four homers in 44 plate appearances. If he is going to miss any time the Sox will call up Ryan Lavarnway, who is hitting .328 at Triple A Pawtucket. Don't expect to see Mike Napoli behind the plate anytime soon. It was OF/1B Mike Carp warming pitchers in the bullpen last night.
While Middlebrooks initially remained in the game, he was replaced at third base in the top of the seventh by Pedro Ciriaco. The loss of Middlebrooks proved costly in the eighth when Ciriaco made two errors that led to two unearned runs and the Twins brea...
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After colliding while pursuing a foul pop-up in the top of the fifth inning, Red Sox catcher David Ross and third baseman Will Middlebrooks both exited Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Twins. Ross exited soon after the collision, while Middlebrooks stayed in the game for a couple of innings before Pedro Ciriaco replaced him at third base in the seventh inning. The team...
Red Sox catcher David Ross left Tuesday night’s game with an apparent leg injury after colliding with third baseman Will Middlebrooks near the wall in foul territory.
With Minnesota’s Chris Parmelee at the plate and a runner on third, both Ross and Middlebrooks attempted to chase down a foul ball in the area between the visitors’ dugout and the backstop. As they slid, Ross’...
Will Middlebrooks is off to a very rough start, yet he is still one of the most important players in the Red Sox’ lineup. Nothing makes that more evident than when Boston is faced with the idea of not having the third baseman.
Middlebrooks collided with David Ross while fielding a popup along the wall in foul territory on Tuesday night. Both Middlebrooks and Ross exited the game...
They both tried to stay in the game, but ultimately, Will Middlebrooks and David Ross had to exit last night's game against the Minnesota Twins. Middlebrooks and Ross collided on an attempt to catch a shallow foul pop-up. Middlebrooks made the catch, but it may have come at the expense of both his and Ross' bodies.
Alex Speier of WEEI says Ross stayed in the game...
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According to Red Sox manager John Farrell, both David Ross and Will Middlebrooks were classified as day-to-day after leaving the Sox’ 6-1 loss to the Twins early Tuesday night. Middlebrooks (right side...
It appears that David Ross won’t be out for long after injuring his leg during a collision with third baseman Will Middlebrooks on Tuesday night.
Pete Abraham caught up with the Red Sox backup catcher, who said he could probably play if he played a different position. The Red Sox listed Ross’ injury as a left quad contusion.
“Obviously I’m a little sore, but I think I just...
The Red Sox will get their starting third baseman back Thursday night, as Will Middlebrooks is scheduled to get the start after sitting out Wednesday’s contest with lingering soreness from his collision with David Ross. Ross will also be back in the lineup in the series finale, allowing Red Sox Nation to breathe a collective sigh of relief that both injuries turned out to be minor...
David Ross left Tuesday night’s game against the Twins in the fifth inning after colliding with Will Middlebrooks as they both tried to catch a foul ball. Middlebrooks left the game after the sixth inning.
The two are the most recent Sox players to suffer injury, and the numbers seem to be piling up. Closer Joel Hanrahan was placed on the DL on Tuesday, and Andrew Bailey left Monday’s...
The Red Sox might have lost more than a game on Tuesday night after a couple of injuries left the team without Will Middlebrooks and David Ross for the later innings. That said, they still did lose a game in pretty unattractive fashion.
Boston couldn’t solve Twins starter Scott Diamond and only scratched across one run in the ninth inning to avoid a shutout while falling 6-1 to...
It’s impossible to keep a full 25-man baseball team healthy for a full 162-game season. It just can’t be done. With only about a dozen off days over the course of six months, players are bound to go down with pulled hamstrings or muscle tightness — and that’s if you’re lucky. The mark of a great team is one that is not derailed by these injuries, but rather fights through...
After colliding on a foul ball catch, both Will Middlebrooks (right side pain) and David Ross (left quad bruise) take the night off as the Boston Red Sox (21-12) look to somehow get things going after losing four of their last five. The Sox take on the Minnesota Twins (14-15) in Game 3 of this four-game set at Fenway Park. The teams split the first...
The Red Sox are looking to put a less-than-productive weekend behind them coming into Monday night’s game against the Twins, and they’ll do so behind their best pitcher so far this year, Clay Buchholz, and a lineup eager to regain its spark.
Shane Victorino returns to the Red Sox’ batting order, playing right field, after being given a day off at the end of Boston’s road...
They say you can’t have good pitching without good defense, and Allen Webster might put that mantra to the test on Wednesday with Pedro Ciriaco manning the hot corner.
Ciriaco could be seeing some increased playing time at third base in the coming days and, after a shaky defensive performance on Tuesday night against the Twins, will certainly be the focus of some scrutiny as he...
For the first time this year, the Boston Red Sox were outplayed in a series after being swept by the Texas Rangers over the weekend. The Rangers starting pitching was no match for the Red Sox hitters as Boston was able to manage just four runs in the series. Yu Darvish’s start on Sunday was the highlight of the series as he struck out 14 Boston hitters on Sunday after surrendering...
5:55 p.m.: John Farrell provided an update on both David Ross and Will Middlebrooks.
Ross is apparently feeling better and can get down into a catcher’s position, so he is available on an emergency basis in this game. Middlebrooks, on the other hand, is unavailable, although tests revealed no fractures. The third baseman is dealing with soreness in his rib cage, and Farrell described...