Found March 25, 2013 on
Boston Red Sox
Toronto Blue Jays
That’s all that separates us and regular season baseball. Can you feel it? Huh? Can you feel it? All right, I’ll shut up.
Either way, the games will soon start counting for real, which means the all-important mailbag is beginning to take on a life of its own. I received some solid questions this week, so even if yours wasn’t answered, don’t be shy about coming back next week. You just never know what rabbit will be pulled out of the hat going forward.
I feel for Daniel Bard. Was the starter experiment such a bust that Bard cannot mentally get back to his former self? Also, I love Daniel Nava’s attitude and flexibility. How long is remaining on his contract?
It’s hard not to feel for Daniel Bard. Not only was the magnitude of his drop-off last season almost unimaginable, but it was such an in-your-face fall from grace. (Who knew I was also a poet?) Some supported the decision to put him in the starting rotation, while others feared the worst. Regardless of y...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Baseball is finally here. While Spring Training can hold people off, many are fiending for the season to start. We're right there with you. We look forward to the brutal grind of the baseball season. The braintrust behind Ted's Army came together and put out expectations for our beloved Boston Red Sox and how they would fair in the 2013 campaign. Without further ado... I...
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are hoping to lure fans back to Fenway Park after a subpar year by offering them free food and cut-price beer for the first month of the season.
Kids under 14 will get a free Fenway Frank, Goldfish and a juice box from certain concession areas before the third inning during April.
Hot dogs will he sold two for the price of one; hot chocolate will be...
Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has shown so much promise and potential throughout his career... when he's played. The problem for the young star is that he seems to get injured a lot. When he's healthy, Ellsbury can play at an MVP level (via 2011). The problem is, he has rarely been healthy. So the recent news of Ellsbury's heel injury did not surprise many...
The Red Sox are continuing to cut down the roster and Lyle Overbay is the lateast casuality but Ryan Sweeney lives to play another day. WEEI's Alex Speier was the first to break the news with the following tweet:
Red Sox release Lyle Overbay. No news on Sweeney today
— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) March 26, 2013
Overbay would've been a nice backup first baseman/outfielder...
The Red Sox sent Xander Bogaerts, Jonathan Diaz, and Drew Sutton to minor league camp after today's game. With the moves, the Red Sox now have 39 players in big league camp, including 32 players from the 40-man roster, one on the 60-day disabled list, and six non-roster invitees.
The Red Sox released first baseman Lyle Overbay today.
Overbay, 36, signed with Boston as a minor league free agent in January and was a non-roster invitee to Major League Spring Training. In 19 games for the Red Sox this spring, he batted .220 with one double, two triples, and seven RBI.
The Yankees quickly signed Overbay to a minor league deal after his release from the Red Sox.
Pedroia has a .320 career batting average against the Yankees.
Threat Level: 7
Coming off of an historically bad collapse in 2011, the Red Sox never even got off the ground in 2012 with new manager Bobby Valentine. Although hampered with injuries throughout the season, the Red Sox fell way below expectations in 2012, leaving them in the weird position of “nobody believes in us”...
Jacoby Ellsbury has a history of injuries, so any time he leaves the game, it’s a concerning sight for Red Sox fans.
Ellsbury left Sunday’s game against the Phillies after the first inning. According to the team, he was taken out for precautionary reasons after suffering a jammed right heel, and he will be reevaluated on Monday.
Ellsbury was replaced in the Boston lineup by Bryce...
With new faces and new management, the 2013 Red Sox season is going to be a whole new ballgame. Get to know more about the new Boston players in our preseason Red Sox commercials now airing on NESN. We call this one “Anthem.”
The rain and wind wouldn't stop this afternoon's ballgame in Clearwater against Shane Victorino and the Red Sox. Cliff Lee took the hill today in what was his second to last start of spring training. After a scoreless first, Cliff allowed a few runs to score in the top of...
John Henry, the principle owner of the Red Sox, completed an intense Q&A session with the Boston Herald this week via email. The extremely private owner rarely speaks publicly but when he does it's along the same lines as a Bill Belichick press conference. All that to say that this was kind of a big deal - Ron Burgundy style.
Let me be the first to say that I actually...
As the Red Sox’ Opening Day roster begins to take shape, it’s appearing more and more that Daniel Bard may be the odd man out in the bullpen picture.
In effect, the last spot in the Sox’ bullpen has come down to Bard and Clayton Mortensen. However, Bard has not pitched well in his last two spring outings, not only reigniting some concerns about his control, but the right-hander...
Kiley brings us video and a scouting report on Red Sox July 2nd target 3B Rafael Devers.