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The Tampa Bay Rays avenged their embarrasing offensive showing yesterday by scoring six runs to avoid a second sweep in Fenway Park. Despite the loss, the Red Sox still remain dominant over their Florida division rivals, with their record now being 9-3.
Here are the four bases:
First Base: Even with the absent run support, Ryan Dempster recorded his fifth quality start in a row on Wednesday night. He lasted six innings and relinquished three earned runs, but did give up eight hits and two walks. What is unfortunate was that his effort got his eighth loss of the season. Dempster’s season earned run average is now 4.23, which is not a shock, given his 4.33 career ERA. With Buchholz on the disabled list, he now slides up a spot in the rotation in terms of importance, and this was not a bad start to begin his bigger role.
Second Base: The streak may be over, but José Iglesias getting the start today was a signal. Maybe not a signal with...
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David Price's rehab process is set for its next step.The Tampa Bay Rays left-hander will make his first minor league rehab start 6:30 p.m. Friday for Class A Charlotte in a game at Bradenton. Price, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, has been recovering from a strained left triceps sustained May 15 in an abbreviated start against the Boston Red Sox.He threw a...
On Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox made it official by signing first round draft pick Trey Ball, a left handed starting pitcher from New Castle HS in Indiana. According to Alex Speier from WEEI.com, the Red Sox signed Ball, who was regarded as the top left handed pitcher in the draft to a $ 2.75 million dollar contract, which is $ 500,000 less than recommended slot of $ 3.246 million...
The Boston Red Sox have put pitcher Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained neck.
The Red Sox made the move Tuesday after beating Tampa Bay 5-1 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. Buchholz threw for a brief period in the bullpen following the game.
Buchholz is 9-0 and leads the majors with a 1.71 ERA.
The right-hander made an early exit from his...
The Rays have announced via their press release the signing of one of their first round picks, catcher Nick Ciuffo. The Tampa Bay Rays have signed catcher Nick Ciuffo (SHOO-fo), their first round selection from the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and the No. 21 pick overall. He will report to Port Charlotte, Fla., to play for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League...
The Red Sox wives will be holding a children’s book drive, which benefits the non-profit organization Room to Grow, while Boston takes on the Blue Jays at Fenway Park on Friday, June 28.
Those who wish to donate should visit the table set up outside of each gate at Fenway Park starting at 5:40 p.m. until the completion of the second inning. Room to Grow is looking for books suitable...
During his previous bullpen session, Tampa Bay Rays left-handed
starting pitcher David Price reported experiencing soreness. His latest session
went much better, according to manager Joe Maddon, who told Michael Periatt and Jason Mastrodonato of MLB.com that Price was “sharp” yesterday.
"He was very sharp," Maddon said. "We're
going to consult him to...
Just in case you’d forgotten, here’s a little reminder that the Red Sox are still in first place.
With Bruins fever sweeping through New England during the B’s Stanley Cup run, the Sox have been put on the back burner to a certain extent — and that’s too bad, considering how much drama they’re dealing with.
The American League East isn’t getting any easier, of course...
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Sorry Texas, but Trey Ball won't be hooking any horns anytime soon. The number seven pick in the 2013 MLB draft signed with the Red Sox yesterday for a bonus of $2.75 million.
Ball signed his contact in Boston and the Red Sox organization rolled out the, proverbial, red carpet for their highest draft pick since Trot Nixon...
Thursday night’s tilt between the Red Sox and Tigers pitted two of the American League’s top offenses against one another, but it was the men on the mound who shined — until the ninth inning, at least.
Boston starter John Lackey turned in a stat line nearly identical to his last outing, allowing two runs on seven hits and a walk over seven innings. He was unable to come away...
The Red Sox officially have added a pair of left-handers to their system, with fifth-rounder Corey Littrell (out of the University of Kentucky) and 19th-rounder Gabe Speier (Dos Pueblos High School in California) both joining the system.
The 6-foot-3 Littrell went 6-5 with a 3.72 ERA in his junior year at
Kentucky, but his stuff was particularly eye-opening in the Cape...
After taking the nightcap off of the Red Sox-Rays double header, Mike Napoli will bat fifth and play first base as Boston faces off against Jeremy Hellickson.
Jonny Gomes will start his second game in a row against a right-hander. He was the hero of the night on Tuesday when he hit a two-run walk-off home run off Joel Peralta in the bottom of the ninth. Gomes is batting .207 on the...
Mike Carp has been a pleasant surprise to the Red Sox this season.
In spring training the battles for the bench roles on the Red Sox went down to the final week of March. Mike Carp who was acquired from the Mariners in mid March for seemingly nothing had just a short period of time to showcase why he belonged on this team. For starters he plays first base as well as outfield...
5:12 p.m.: Jarrod Saltalamacchia is earning his paycheck. Salty caught both games of the doubleheader on Tuesday, and he’ll once again be in the starting lineup on Wednesday.
Will Middlebrooks will be out of the lineup, as the left side of Boston’s infield will consist of Stephen Drew and Jose Iglesias at shortstop and third base, respectively.
The complete lineups for Wednesday...
First Pitch: Thursday 7:08, Friday 7:08, Saturday 7:15, Sunday 1:08
Arms: Thursday: John Lackey, RHP (4-3, 3.08 ERA) vs. Jose Alvarez, LHP (1-0, 1.50 ERA)
Friday: Jon Lester, LHP (6-4, 4.37 ERA) vs. Doug Fister, RHP (6-4, 3.21 ERA)
Saturday: Allen Webster, RHP (0-1, 11.74 ERA) vs. Max Scherzer, RHP (10-0, 3.08 ERA)
Sunday: Felix Doubront, LHP (4-3, 4.38 ERA) vs. Justin...
British announcer does play by play spoof for the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox contest. Good for a laugh and 2 minutes of your life you will never get back. Need to team this guy up with Vin Scully.
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