Found October 03, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Andrew Bailey
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Andrew Bailey doesn't think he's had any issues mechanically as of late, and he's not really blaming anything for his skid down the stretch. It's as simple as not making quality pitches, the Red Sox closer says. Bailey got roughed up again on Tuesday night in the Bronx, blowing a two-run lead in the ninth before the Sox eventually fell to the Yankees in the 12th. Hear what he had to say after the game in the video above.

Your Morning Dump...where Pedroia's done for the year (unless he isn't)

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. Pedroia did not play versus the Yankees on Monday, but other than joking about what ailed him -- "What's wrong with me? A lot of things. I'm [expletive] up in the head" -- he did not discuss...

Schilling may have to sell bloody sock

Curt Schilling may have to sell the famous bloody sock because he listed it as collateral in a bankruptcy filing for his now-failed video game venture.

Bobby Valentine Never Inherited Situation to End Sense of Entitlement in Boston

One year later, the Red Sox have fired another manager –– yet again. While Bobby Valentine deserves to share his brunt of the blame, he isn't entirely responsible for the team's failure. When he was hired last December, the Red Sox wanted to change the culture. After the Red Sox had taken advantage of Terry Francona's laissez-faire attitude, Valentine was tapped as...

Westborough Furniture-Maker Finds Way to Get David Ortiz's Presence Into New Yankee Stadium After Jersey Removed

As far as jinxes go, this one probably didn't do much. But it should still put a smile on hardy Red Sox fans' faces after a year to forget. The most enduring memory for most Red Sox fans from the building of the new Yankee Stadium in the Bronx was the news that a surreptitious construction worker had buried a David Ortiz jersey in the concrete deep within the new park. When...

Bobby V will not return to Boston

BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today announced, following a meeting among team leaders and Manager Bobby Valentine, that Bobby will not return in 2013. A search for a new manager will begin immediately."Our 2012 season was disappointing for many reasons," said Executive Vice-President/General Manager Ben Cherington, who made the announcement and who...

Red Sox Cautious With Wrist Injuries to Will Middlebrooks, Daniel Nava After Carl Crawford Woes

Wrist issues have plagued Red Sox players this season. In early August, the team placed Daniel Nava on the disabled list with a sprained wrist. Nearly a week after, Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks broke his wrist when he was drilled by a fastball. Middlebrooks was making strides toward recovery this week, taking his first swings off a tee since the injury. He's able to...

BREAKING: Red Sox Dismiss Manager Bobby Valentine

The Boston Red Sox has announced that manager Bobby Valentine would not return for the 2013 season. This comes as no surprise as the Red Sox struggled mightily this season and Valentine clashed with veterans, coaches, and front office officials. The Red Sox finished last in the AL East and had the team's worst record since 1964. Red Sox team president Larry Lucchino said...

Red Sox, Bobby Valentine End Challenging Season With One Last Lopsided Loss

Editor's note: is going to tell the story of the 2012 Red Sox in Bobby Valentine's words. Each game day, we will select a Valentine quote that sums up the day for the Red Sox. The torture has ended. With a 14-2 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday, the Red Sox finished the 2012 regular season with a record of 69-93 and the franchise's worst winning percentage (.425...

Bobby Valentine injured while texting and riding his bicycle

It’s been a long first season with the Red Sox for Bobby Valentine. He has encountered issue after issue almost from the day he took over in Boston. So it’s fitting that his final days of his first season included him ending up in a ditch after falling off his bicycle in a texting and cycling accident. Valentine was busy reading a text message from Red Sox second baseman Dustin...

2012 Red Sox Say "Sayonara"

You didn't really expect the Red Sox to win Wednesday night, did you? Making what was likely his final start for the Red Sox, Daisuke Matsuzaka (pictured) didn't make it through the 3rd inning as the Yankees touched him for 5 runs on 6 hits and a walk to clinch the American League Eastern Division crown with a 14-2 win over the Red Sox.Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson...

Red Sox fire Bobby Valentine

After a looooooooooong season in Boston, the Red Sox announced that they have fired manager Bobby Valentine. Valentine went 69-93 in his only season in Boston which was plagued by poor decisions and comments he made both on and off the field Red Sox President/CEO Larry Lucchino said in a press release, “This year’s won-loss record reflects a season of agony.” From Spring Training...

Will Josh Beckett be remembered as the villain in Boston?

For Red Sox fans, this season cannot end soon enough. Decimated by injuries, plagued by constant turmoil and negative news stories, declines by formerly good pitchers and a manager controversy that never ended all mark a season that started off on the wrong foot and ended without any legs at all. Every bad situation needs a scapegoat. There has to be a villain in a story like this...

Man: Ex-Red Sox employee abused me

Another man came forward Tuesday to accuse a now-dead Boston Red Sox clubhouse manager of sexually abusing him.
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