Found December 15, 2011 on
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While I'm not surprised by Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine's cameo in a music video by Japanese music group Deen for their song, "Diamond".
I am surprised that the worldwide Internet took this long to popularize it:
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The Boston Red Sox boast the longest running current battery mates in Major League Baseball in pitcher Tim Wakefield and catcher Jason Varitek, but it appears as if both players’ time in Beantown could be coming to an abrupt end at the same time.
While nothing is yet official, the writing is clearly on the wall. If that were not evident enough before yesterday, the...
Yesterday, like most of Red Sox Nation, I received a Sox e-card for the holidays. It was Rudolph The Red Sox Reindeer! If by chance you didn't get it, click on the image below to see the ecard for yourself. It's cheesy, but also adorable.
The Red Sox traded Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Houston Astros for one-time Yankee prospect Mark Melancon.Houston used Melancon as a closer for most of 2011, and he had 20 saves, and 2.78 ERA in 74 1/3 innings.I would guess the Red Sox will use him as either the 8th inning or closer next season.After last season's debacle in September, I figured Weiland had no future in...
Mark Melancon was shocked when he was traded to the Red Sox. There was no indication from the Astros that a trade was possible.
<span style="font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt;">It may not send the sports pages a-buzzin’ but the Boston Red Sox made a fairly meaningful move today. According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick they have dealt RHP Kyle Weiland and IF Jed Lowrie to Houston for reliever Mark Melancon.<span style="font-family: "Arial...
The Red Sox hope to keep Jason Varitek, though his potential role is unclear.
ESPN Insider Keith Law breaks down the Jed Lowrie-Mark Melancon trade here, and I generally agree with his assessment: Lowrie still has upside, althou...
The Boston Red Sox have attempted to bolster their bullpen and bench, trading for pitcher Mark Melancon and signing infielder Nick Punto.
The Boston Red Sox have traded infielder Jed Lowrie and pitcher Kyle Weiland to the Houston Astros for relief pitcher Mark Melancon, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com.
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