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BOSTON – It’s been an eventful few months for Daniel Nava.
Nava secured a major league roster spot, learned a new position, delivered a few big hits, jumped into the American League All-Star discussion and became a father. It all has the potential to be overwhelming, yet Nava looks like he’s just getting started.
Nava enters Sunday’s game against the Yankees having reached base in a career-high 29 straight starts since June 22. He has a .345 average (38-for-110) and .407 on-base percentage in that span, and he’s hitting .407 (11-for-27) in 10 August games. The power hasn’t exactly been there — Nava hasn’t homered since June 18 — but the 30-year-old continues to be one of the Red Sox’ most productive players, even as his playing time has fluctuated.
“This is clearly the highest number of at-bats he’s had at the big league level,” manager John Farrell said Sunday. “We gave him a few days to kind of regroup physically. There might have been some fatigue setting in with him where he ha
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His teammates played a game against the Yankees Sunday night that
ended well past midnight. They staggered home after a loss, caught a few
hours of sleep, then flew here in the morning.
This Red Sox fan was publicly shamed following his cameo appearance during the Red Sox-Yankees game on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball this weekend. Not only does he proclaim Alex Rodriguez to be a “looser” but the icing on the cake is the absolutely unnecessary t-period o-period at the top. Be better than this, Boston. [pic via @CJZero] The post This Red Sox fan needs some serious...
Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross is recovering nicely from his second concussion of the season and should be ready to return to the Red Sox on Monday.
As reported by Ian Browne of MLB.com, David Ross caught for Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday for the
second straight day, which was his final hurdle before receivins clearance to join
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According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Major League Baseball is investigating the hit-by-pitch incident in last night's Red Sox-Yankee game. Specifically, MLB is determining whether Ryan Dempster intentionally hit Alex Rodriguez and, if so, whether the pitcher should be suspended.
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In the eighth inning of Saturday's 6-1 win over the Yankees, the Red Sox season may have flashed before its eyes. Dustin Pedroia fouled a ball off his left ankle and went down.
While the scrappy second baseman did finish the at-bat, he did not return to the field in the ninth.
Manager John Farrell said after the game that X-rays were negative...
The Red Sox snapped their three-game losing streak Saturday night with a 6-1 win over the Yankees, and they’ll look to build on that victory as they send Ryan Dempster to the mound Sunday night in the rubber match.
After a pair of inconsistent starts in the month of August, Dempster had one of his best outings of the season in his last start against the Blue Jays. The right-hander...
Ryan Dempster plunked Alex Rodriguez during the Yankees vs Red Sox game. Joe Girardi was not happy at all, eventually being tossed from the game.
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Before beginning their series with the Red Sox on Monday, the San Francisco Giants took a moment to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy.
Bay Area natives Aaron Hern and Amanda North, who were both injured in the bombing, threw out the ceremonial first pitch, and both teams lined up along the baselines while a video tribute to those affected played on the Jumbotron.
After a late night battle with the Yankees, the Red Sox traveled 3000 miles Monday to San Francisco to take on the Giants.
It would have been understandable if the Sox came out flat, but it looked as if it was the Giants that were jet lagged.
Sox starter Jon Lester (11-7) was dominant, hurling 8 1/3 strong innings, scattering six hits and striking...
Felix Doubront had nothing, the Red Sox offense only a little more, and the resurgent Yankees came away with a 10-3 win last night in the opener of a three-game series at Fenway Park. The loss was the third in a row for Boston and the sixth in the last eight games.
The Yankees scored in each of the first four innings. Doubront (pictured) gave...