Found June 20, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Dustin Pedroia
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Dustin Pedroia came out of Tuesday night's game with the Marlins after reaggravating his thumb injury. It appears that for one night at least, the Red Sox second baseman will rest that thumb. Pedroia isn't in the Boston starting lineup on Wednesday night as the Red Sox take on the Marlins at Fenway Park in what's expected to be a sultry June night in Boston. Pedroia, who missed time last month with a torn adductor muscle in his right thumb, apparently felt some discomfort in the thumb during Boston's win in the series opener with Miami. He'll be replaced at...

Pedroia exits with renewed thumb discomfort

Things were problematic enough for the Boston Red Sox with injuries this season, and now they may have to worry about Dustin Pedroia again. The second baseman re-injured his right thumb Tuesday for the second time in three weeks and was taken out of the game after his at-bat in the seventh inning. Pedroia was not available to talk with the media after Boston's 7-5 win over...

Dustin Pedroia Fears He May Have Re-Aggravated His Thumb Injury, Severity is Currently Unknown

BOSTON -- By electing to battle through the pain, Dustin Pedroia gambled. The second baseman took a chance on playing through a torn adductor muscle in his right thumb, hoping he wouldn't re-aggravate the injury –– or worsen it –– after missing six games. That decision may possibly haunt him. During the seventh inning of Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Marlins, Pedroia...

Carl Crawford Shows Off Power, Determination in Anticipation of Return to Red Sox Lineup

BOSTON -- Carl Crawford knows he has been a non factor for the Red Sox so far this season. But the All-Star left fielder is determined to change that reality. Crawford took about 50 swings during batting practice on Tuesday, impressing with his bat speed and solid stroke. The 30-year-old blasted a few pitches off the Green Monster in left field and even sent one into the deepest...

David Ortiz is right, it's a bleep-hole

FVP has stayed away from the Boston Red Sox this season, for the most part. We've known for some time what David Ortiz is talking about, and we'll share a little bit on our end; it's no fun for us, either, Papi. It's pretty much the pre-2004 bleep-hole David talks about. Here's a little secret, Dave; it's about winning.In case you missed it, the Red Sox DH...

Back In The High Life Again

The Red Sox are officially out of the basement! Big Papi is on the best stuff money can buy and just absolutely mashing the ball. Mike Aviles is the best shortstop since Nomar. Felix Doubront is one of the most consistent pitchers in the league. The offense has finally woken up. The Yankees and Orioles are in the beginning stages of what are hopefully terrible losing streaks. Jacoby...

Beat Farming: Everyone's off but Pawtucket

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Aaron Cook (SP): 4 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, BB, 3 K Ryan Lavarnway (C): 3-for-5, Solo HR (7), 2 2B, R Josh Kroeger (RF): 1-for-3, 2-run HR (9), 3 RBI Nate Spears (3B): 2-for-4, 3-run HR (5) Box Score

David Ortiz on Red Sox perceived issues: ‘I run this f***ing clubhouse right here’

It’s happening again. As we near the halfway point in the 2012 season, the Red Sox have picked up right where they left off last September. Injuries have certainly played a part, but at the moment Boston is a mediocre team at best as it hovers around a .500 record. In addition to a poor performance on the field, Buster Olney described the Red Sox clubhouse as a “toxic” environment...

Ryan Kalish Making Adjustments at Plate, Feeling Confident in Return to Red Sox (Video)

Ryan Kalish has been a solid contributor for the Red Sox in his return to the lineup over the past four games. And the 24-year-old feels confident in how his transition is progressing. His presence in the outfield, along with his ability at the plate have seemed to mesh quite nicely with the big league club so far. Kalish was hitting .250 and knocked in an RBI heading into Thursday...

Game 67: Boston Red Sox vs. Miami Marlins

Time: 7:10 PM TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI Red Sox (33-33) Aviles SS Pedroia 2B Gonzalez RF Ortiz DH Youkilis 1B Middlebrooks 3B Ross LF Kalish CF Shoppach C Pitching: RHP Clay Buchholz (7-2, 5.38) Marlins (33-33) Reyes SS Ramirez 3B Stanton RF Morrison DH Dobbs LF Infante 2B Cousins CF Sanchez 1B Buck C Pitching: LHP Mark Buehrle (5-7, 3.41)

Red Sox 15, Marlins 5

BOSTON – Last week in Miami, the Marlins beat the Red Sox in the first of six inter-league games to be played between the teams in 11 days. Wednesday night in Boston, the Sox beat Miami for the fourth straight time since, hammering the slumping Marlins 15-5. David Ortiz, hitting his third home run in as many games (No. 19 on the season), drilled a grand slam during a six-run...

Red Sox Live Blog: Felix Doubront Looking to Hold Marlins in Check for Second Straight Outing

8 a.m. ET: The Red Sox (34-33) have returned to their winning ways above .500. They'll look to maintain that momentum when Felix Doubront takes the mound against the Marlins (33-34) just one week after beating them. Last time around, Doubront dazzled, giving up two runs over seven innings. This time, Doubront owns a 7-3 record with a 4.17 ERA entering the game. The lefty will...

Atlanta Braves @ Boston Red Sox Pitching Matchups: 6/22-6/24

Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change Friday, June 22 @ 7:10 PM Jair Jurrjens, RHP (0-2, 9.37) vs Jon Lester, LHP (4-4, 4.53) TV: NESN, MLB Network, Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio Saturday, June 23 @ 7:15 PM Randall Delgado, RHP (4-7, 4.12) vs Franklin Morales, LHP (0-1, 3.14) TV: FOX Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio Sunday...

Bonus Quote of the Day

"Completely fabricated." -Josh Beckett responding to a report of a toxic Red Sox clubhouse.

Red Sox top Marlins, complete sweep

Daniel Nava singled in the go-ahead run to cap a three-run eighth inning and the surging Boston Red Sox completed a sweep of the stumbling Miami Marlins, 6-5 on Thursday night.

AL East Review

By SBRForum Things are not looking up for the Boston Red Sox at the moment, as they are in 4th place in the AL East and only one win above the Toronto Blue Jays. Let’s take a look at the way things are stacking up in the American League and see who is currently leading the pack. Can the Sax catch up, or is time running out? American League Update We’re getting close to the halfway...
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