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PLAYERS: Alex Wilson
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- His days started at 5 a.m. Each morning during the offseason, Alex Wilson woke up at the crack of dawn, mentally prepared for the grind. But the grueling labor didn't occur on the baseball diamond. No, from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., the reigning Red Sox minor league pitcher of the year wound up stocking shelves at Lowe's Home Improvement. "You got to pay the bills," Wilson said, smiling. "My minor league salary just isn't cutting it all the time at home." That trend could be on the verge of ending. After compiling a 10-4 record and...

Scutaro Scoots West

The Red Sox traded Marco Scutaro to the Rockies. He was projected as Boston’s starting shortstop but will play second base and bat second in Colorado, where the Rockies also have added Michael Cuddyer and Ramon Martinez in an offseason makeover following last year’s disappointing slide. Boston gets pitcher Clay Mortensen. Marco posted a .358 OBP in 2011, the second highest...

Rockies, Red Sox Complete Scutaro Deal

Troy Renck of the Denver Post is reporting that a deal between the Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies that would send shortstop Marco Scutaro to Colorado has been completed. Pitcher Clayton Mortensen is heading to the Red Sox in the deal. The Rockies have been hunting an infielder all winter. They were closely tied to Martin Prado of the Atlanta Braves, before that proposed deal...

Cherington confident about Red Sox's rotation

The Boston Baseball Writers' Association of America dinner, which took place Thursday night, is always the first hint that Spring Training is finally in the not-too-distant future.

Join Bud Light for a Beanpot Viewing Party at Grand Canal on Feb. 13

Grand Canal is a warm and inviting destination. Located at 57 Canal Street, Grand Canal has a full bar with brunch, lunch, dinner, happy hour and late-night meal services. This West End spot also offers live music and a working fireplace. Grand Canal is a great venue for Boston sports fans to enjoy Bruins, Celtics, Red Sox or Patriots games. On Feb. 13, Grand Canal will host a Beanpot...

Rockies get Scutaro from Red Sox for Mortensen

The Colorado Rockies acquired infielder Marco Scutaro from the Red Sox for right-hander Clayton Mortensen on Saturday in a surprising trade that could pave the way for top Boston prospect Jose Iglesias to take over at shortstop sooner than expected.

Red Sox get Mortensen from Colorado for Scutaro

The Boston Red Sox have acquired pitcher Clayton Mortensen from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for shortstop Marco Scutaro.

Thanks OC

Another One of the 25 from 2004 has entered retirement, and it is Orlando Cabrera, who calls it quits at the age of 37.He hit .294 for the Red Sox after he was dealt to the Sox in the Nomar Garciaparra trade on July 31st of that year. He played a solid shortstop, and was a big reason the Sox vaulted into the Wild Card lead that August, and eventually into baseball history.Cabrera...

Geddy Movin' On Up

As you know, this is your source for all the latest in Rich Gedman news. He's moved up, from short-season A ball to high A, as he'll be the hitting coach for the Salem Red Sox in 2012. Moving up, but moving out of the area, unfortunately. But hey, it's all part of the plan of seeing Geddy back at Fenway as a coach one day. Scutaro: gone. He was one of the few September...

Rockies get Scutaro from Red Sox for Mortensen

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies acquired infielder Marco Scutaro from the Red Sox for right-hander Clayton Mortensen on Saturday in a surprising trade that could pave the way for top Boston prospect Jose Iglesias to take over at shortstop sooner than expected.The 36-year-old Scutaro hit a career-high .299 for ...

The Others

<span style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt;">The Boston Red Sox generate about as much attention as any major sports team in the country.  With the exception of the Yankees, Montreal Canadiens and probably a few college football teams the Red Sox get a level of coverage and scrutiny that is rarely exceeded.<span style=...

2012 Pawtucket Red Sox Hot Stove Party: Why It Was Off the Hook

What made the 2012 Pawtucket Red Sox Hot Stove party the greatest one I have ever been to? Was it:a) Luis Exposito's Atwells Avenue hairb) All the free Cheez Puffies you could cram into your wordholec) Free minty cocoa shots to stave off the brutal, stabbing ice windd) Heaven on earth for New England metal folding chair fetishists!NO! NO NO NO NO NO NO! Let me tell you in great...
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