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Adrian Gonzalez needed to take on more of a leadership role in his second season in Boston, and he hasn't disappointed. The All-Star first baseman has been impressing teammates lately with his ability lead both vocally and by example. Gonzalez has been willing to shift to right field with Boston's outfielders banged up, which is a major change of pace from the position he's so accustomed to. Manager Bobby Valentine said that Gonzalez approached him about making the move, as he knew it was in the best interest of the banged-up team. Check out the video above to hear more.

Adrian Gonzalez's Right Field Experiment Offers Win-Win Situation for First Baseman (Video)

Adrian Gonzalez may have won a Gold Glove at first base, so playing right field can't be that much harder, right? Gonzo is playing outfield on Tuesday night to let Will Middlebrooks and Kevin Youkilis man the corner infield spots together, but NESN Nation's Dan Duquette isn't all that worried about any potential misadventures in right. See why in the video above. Join...

Recap: Offense bails out Bard in afternoon win

Daniel Bard couldn't get through the 6th inning, but 13 hits from the Red Sox offense allowed the team to squeeze past Baltimore, 6-5. Bard struggled with command, walking four in addition to giving up five hits over five and a third innings. Bard's strikeout count was down, too, as he had just two, both of which came late in his outing. He got the win, moving to 4-5, but...

Your Morning Dump...where Doubront is the new Buchholz

  Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "Felix had his good stuff," said Bobby Valentine. "He was battling the whole way. He just happened to pick the night when the opposing pitcher (Brian Matusz) had good stuff and shut us down...

Adrian Gonzalez, Kevin Youkilis Play Out of Position as Red Sox Battle Injuries (Video)

The Red Sox are going with an unconventional lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Orioles, but general manager Ben Cherington said he doesn't have a problem with it -- he's happy the team has the resources for such situations. With outfielders Cody Ross and Ryan Sweeney dealing with injuries and third baseman Kevin Youkilis coming back from the disabled list, the...

Red Sox At-Bat Songs, Pitcher Entrance Music Include Everything From Too $hort to Jason Aldean

In shipping down to Philadelphia, Jonathon Papelbon's notorious entrance to "Shipping Up to Boston" by Boston's own Dropkick Murphys, is no longer played throughout the Fenway Park PA system, leaving "Sweet Caroline" as the lone Fenway sing-a-long. But a few months into the 2012 season, some new Fenway favorites have emerged. Below is a complete list of...

Should the Red Sox Send Will Middlebrooks Down to Triple-A Pawtucket?

It's decision time for the Red Sox. Kevin Youkilis is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, after wrapping up a rehab stint in Pawtucket with a bang. The Red Sox third baseman went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and an RBI on Monday, while also playing nine innings at third base. After going 4-for-11 with a couple of doubles and a handful of walks in three...

Red Sox put reliever Hill on DL

The Boston Red Sox have placed reliever Rich Hill on the 15-day disabled list with tightness in his left elbow. Hill had Tommy John surgery on the elbow a year ago and will be examined on Monday. Boston recalled RHP Mark Melancon from Triple-A Pawtucket to replace Hill in the bullpen and activated him for Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals. Hill (1-0) has made...

Boston Red Sox Review and Preview

By Are the Boston Red Sox finally coming around? It looks like that might be the case. With nine wins in its last 11 games Boston has gone from seven games under .500 to 21-21 in short order.  The MLB odds for this historic team are not the best at this point but we agree that the Red Sox are a capable team. Coming off that disastrous ending to last year and with the...

Kevin Youkilis homers in his first game back in the Red Sox line-up.


Recap: Sox fail to give Doubront run support, fall to Orioles 4-1

The Red Sox really don't want to get over .500. A pitcher's duel went in Baltimore's favor tonight as the Red Sox couldn't touch Brian Matusz, who allowed just two hits and one walk against nine strikeouts in six and a third innings. The bullpen remained strong, splitting the remaining innings among Darren O'Day, Pedro Strop, and closer Jim Johnson. Felix Doubront...

Kevin Youkilis 'Was Awesome' for Red Sox in Return, Dustin Pedroia Says (Video)

The Red Sox had a hard time with the Baltimore pitching on Tuesday night, but one guy picked up right where he left off. Kevin Youkilis returned from the 15-day disabled list and scored Boston's only run on a homer in the fourth inning. Dustin Pedroia was among Youkilis' Red Sox teammates who were happy to see him back. He said that and more after the game on Red Sox Clubhouse Uncut.

Sox call up Podsednik

With the rash of injuries in the Red Sox outfield, the Sox continue to dip into the Pawtucket Red Sox outfield. This time, it is veteran Scott Podsednik. CBS Boston ...the Red Sox need some outfield help. And according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, it will be coming in the form of Scott Podsednik. The 36-year-old outfielder is hitting .323 in nine games with Pawtucket this...

Red Sox Actually Beat the O's

It seems like the Red Sox haven't beaten the Orioles in forever.  Clay Buchholz and the Sox bats hoped to take care of that last night.  Clay continued his season of struggle, however the Sox bats were able to continue to chip away at the lead and then birthday boy Andrew Miller was able to get the win!  Clay Buchholz had two quick 1-2-3 innings and seemed to be on his way...

Red Sox 6, Orioles 5

BALTIMORE -- Daniel Nava, Kelly Shoppach and Scott Podsednik hit late homers that helped the Boston Red Sox defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-5, Wednesday afternoon in the finale of their three-game series at Camden Yards. Nava, Shoppach and Podsednik batted seventh, eighth, and ninth, respectively, but took care of most of Boston's offense. They combined to drive in four of...

Red Sox Live Blog: Daniel Bard Takes Mound As Sox Look to Take Rubber Match Against Orioles

8 a.m. ET: After winning the first game of the series against the Orioles, the Red Sox dropped the second one and enter Wednesday's rubber match looking to claim the series. The Red Sox will have Daniel Bard, who is 3-5 with a 4.85 ERA, take the hill in this one. Bard didn't get off to a strong start last time out walking three of the first four batters that he faced. In...
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