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After falling to Youk's 7-5 last night, the Boston Red Sox look to secure at least a split tonight in the third game of a four-game set with the Chicago White Sox at historic Fenway Park.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the White Sox television market, you can watch the game on CSN Chicago. If you can't catch the television broadcast, you can always listen to it on the Red Sox radio network.
Felix Doubront steps to the hill for the 18th time in 2012. In his previous 17 starts, Doubront is 9-4 with a 4.41 ERA. He picked up the win in his only start of 2012 and career against the South Siders when allowed three runs in six innings of work back on April 26th. This will mark his first start against them at the Fens.
Pedro Hernandez will make his MLB debut tonight for the White Sox. In 14 appearances (13 starts) between Double-A and Triple-A, Hernandez was 7-2 with a 2.90 ERA
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A Leominster, Mass., police officer was placed on paid leave pending a disciplinary hearing after an internal investigation showed he directed a racial slur at Carl Crawford of the Boston Red Sox while the outfielder was rehabbing in Manchester, N.H. "It surprised me he was a police officer," Crawford said of the July 5 incident. "It's disappointing and all that...
July is an exciting month for Major League Baseball. As the trade deadline looms at the end of the month, it's hard not to be excited and anxious when hearing trade rumors involving your ball club. But how does feel if it's your name involved in those trade rumors? Carl Crawford said that he is "still surprised" by rumors that he could be traded to the Miami Marlins...
How's this for a blockbuster?
Left fielder Carl Crawford to the Miami Marlins for either shortstop Jose Reyes or third baseman Hanley Ramirez, with other pieces and significant cash involved.
The Boston Red Sox are contacting teams to gauge their trade interest in Crawford, according to major-league sources.
No trade appears close. Such a deal would be difficult to accomplish...
A Massachusetts mayor has fired a police officer accused of directing a racial slur at Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford during a baseball game.
Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella says Officer John Perrault's comments and actions show he's unfit to serve on the police force.
Mazzarella's decision Thursday comes a day after Police Chief Robert Healey recommended...
BOSTON –– Carl Crawford can't catch a break. Two days after making his season debut for the Red Sox, the outfielder was linked to the Miami Marlins in reported trade discussions. The chatter is taking place just a year and a half since Crawford signed a seven-year, $142 million deal. "I was surprised," Crawford said about the rumors. "I'm still surprised...
Carl Crawford has only played in two games this year, but he's already making his impact felt. The lefty continued his hot start to 2012 on Tuesday night, going 3-for-4 with three stolen bases and looking pretty great jetting around the basepaths. The only thing that might have made things better would have been a Red Sox victory. Kevin Youkilis put an end to that thinking, however...
The Red Sox have had some struggles from their starting pitching this season. But none of those struggles have come from Felix Doubront. The left-handed pitcher continued to dominate on the mound, and looks to be one of the Red Sox' most consistent starters. Doubront allowed only one earned run and four hits over six innings of pitching, picking up his 10th win on Wednesday night...
Carl Crawford finally came off the disabled list on Monday, so obviously now is the time to trade him, right? Apparently that’s what the Boston Red Sox are thinking.
Major league sources have told FoxSports’ Ken Rosenthal that Boston is aggressively shopping Crawford around the league and has been in contact with multiple teams concerning a shop. While Red Sox general manager...
It had an almost poetic feel to it. On a night when Carl Crawford finally made his 2012 debut, Kevin Youkilis also made his return to Fenway Park for the first time since being traded to the Chicago White Sox. Youk, greeted warmly by the Fenway Faithful, went 3-for-4 and scored the lone Chicago run in a 5-1 Red Sox victory. Meanwhile, Crawford (pictured) went 1-for-3 with a walk...
The Boston Red Sox reportedly have been offered a mega-deal by the Miami Marlins, who would trade closer Heath Bell and infielder Hanley Ramirez for outfielder Carl Crawford and a prospect. The proposed traded, which was first reported by USA Today Sports on Wednesday, would involve three All-Stars who have combined contracts of $239 million. Crawford, who was activated for the...
The Marlins were as active as any team this offseason in re-inventing their roster, but as they sit nine games back in the NL East, rumors are circulating that they might be priming for another overhaul.
After every series, we'll take stock of how each individual and group performance affects their overall value.
Jacoby Ellsbury: Jacoby sandwiched a couple of great performances in games 2 and 3 with a pair of 0-for-4 showings. The sample size is relatively small, but I do like what Jacoby is bringing to the table.
Carl Crawford: Despite the talks of off-season surgery...
Bob Nightingale of USA today is reporting that the Miami Marlins have approached the Boston Red Sox in regards to a blockbuster trade. The report indicates that the Red Sox would send Carl Crawford and a prospect to Miami for Hanley Ramirez and Heath Bell. In theory, this is a huge blockbuster of a (potential) [...]
Cody Ross hit three-run homers in consecutive innings and Felix Doubront pitched six solid innings, carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 10-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Adrian Gonzalez added a solo homer and drove in four runs, and Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits for Boston.
Paul Konerko had an RBI single and walked twice for the White Sox, who lost for the...
In a night that had Kevin Youkilis' return to Boston & the season debut of Carl Crawford, the biggest return was Adrian Gonzalez's power.
Gonzo took a high fastball from Leyson Septimo into the monster seats for a three run home run that helped give the Red Sox a 5-1 victory.
It did "spoil" Youkilis' return as he recieved a standing ovation in the...