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Cuban Defector Jorge Soler has become eligible for Free Agency today. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus has listed the Red Sox amongst the teams favorited to land the Cuban outfielder.
At 20 years old, Soler would not be major league ready. However, Baseball America has stated previously that, had he been eligible, he would have ranked as the 39th best prospect in baseball....
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.
Daniel Nava arrived on May 10 in time for the Red Sox [team stats] to fall to 12-19. They’re 15-6 since, good for the second-best record in baseball.
“I’m absolutely amazed,” said...
After every series, we'll take stock of how each individual and group performance affects their overall value.
Ryan Sweeney: Ryan started the series off strong in game 1, then fell back down to where he started. He continues to impress, it is only a little more sporadic than a month ago.
Daniel Nava: He complied a bunch of 1-hitters, and the 1 hit in the second game...
Dustin Pedroia is eyeing a return to the diamond on Tuesday. The Red Sox second baseman has been shelved since May 28, when he re-aggravated a thumb injury only to learn later in the week that he suffered a torn adductor on his right thumb. But after the team's 5-1 loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday, Pedroia told reporters in Toronto that he intended to return on Tuesday, when the...
Daisuke Matsuzaka may still be dealing with some post elbow surgery problems, but that's not keeping the veteran from making quality starts each time out in the minors. Matsuzaka returned to the mound on Wednesday night, less than a week since having his rehab clock turned back, throwing 5 1/3 innings at Pawtucket and only allowing two hits and a run in what turned out to be...
Got a twitter? Make sure you are following all the Red Sox players and prospects! Here are the correct twitter handles for players with an account!
Carl Crawford: @CarlCrawford_
Jon Lester: @JLester31
Jacoby Ellsbury: @JacobyEllsbury
David Ortiz: @davidortiz
Adrian Gonzalez: @adriangon28
Will Middlebrooks: @middlebrooks
Cody Ross: @IAmCodyRoss
Andrew Bailey: @AndrewBailey40
BOSTON –– Even in losses, Jarrod Saltalamacchia continues to impress. By belting a solo shot to deep center in Thursday's 7-3 loss against the Tigers, the Red Sox catcher tallied his 10th shot of the year, signaling the second highest total on the team behind David Ortiz's 12 long balls. Saltalamacchia's home runs haven't been close calls, either. Just like in...
Felix Doubront won for the fifth time in six starts, Nick Punto homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 Saturday.
Punto fell a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs to lead Boston to its 10th win in 14 games. Daniel Nava also had two RBIs as the Red Sox (28-25) moved a season-high three games above .500.
Doubront (6-2) allowed three runs, two earned...
Rumors swirled about Kevin Youkilis' future in Boston on Friday but while the unsubstantiated suggestions continue to roll in the third baseman will get a much-needed day off. Will Middlebrooks gets the start in his place at the hot corner, hitting sixth in the lineup. The hot-hitting Jarrod Saltalamacchia got a noticeable bump in the lineup as well on Friday, as Salty will hit...
Was it a hit? An error? Either way, Daniel Nava's fly ball to centerfielder Colbly Rasmus (ruled a single) resulted in a pair of runs for the Red Sox as they scored 4 times in the top of the 2nd inning en route to a 6-3 win over the Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. The win moved the Red Sox to 3 games over .500 and out of the AL East cellar.Felix Doubront went 6.1 innings in...
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The Red Sox were firing on all cylinders tonight on their way to an easy 7-2 victory in Toronto.
When Clay Buchholz announced that he was going to start working with his own, personal pitching coaches I was a little skeptical. But the duo of Doc Brown and Marty McFly seem to be paying off immensely as Buchholz has reverted back to his 2010 self...
First Pitch: Friday 7:07, Saturday 1:07, Sunday 1:07
Arms: Friday: Clay Buchholz, RHP (4-2, 7.19 ERA) vs. Henderson Alvarez, RHP (3-4, 3.56 ERA)
Saturday: Felix Doubront, LHP (5-2, 3.86 ERA) vs. Kyle Drabek, RHP (4-5, 4.55 ERA)
Sunday: Daniel Bard, RHP (5-5, 4.56 ERA) vs. Drew Hutchison, RHP (4-2, 4.84 ERA)
In retrospect, it makes sense that Ben Cherington would throw water on the Knobler report about Kevin Youkilis, because it was so definitive.DKnobler @DKnoblerRed Sox are telling teams they definitely intend to trade Youkilis.I could repeat that, emphasizing the strong words, but it would be nearly all of them -- "telling teams they definitely intend to trade" sounds...
The Red Sox have a chance to make a run up the standings in the coming days, with a tough stretch of intradivisional play ahead. After a weekend series in Toronto, they'll welcome the Baltimore Orioles to Fenway Park and could conceivably end up in a drastically different place in the AL East when the week in through compared to where they start it. Coors Light understands that...
A gunman fired shots in a crowded food court in one of Canada's busiest malls Saturday killing a man and injuring seven others, police said.
Police constable Victor Kwong said two people were in critical condition after being shot at Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, including a 13-year old boy, and the 25-year-old man who was killed died at the scene. Kwong said six people...