Found July 16, 2012 on Bloody Sox:
Time: 7:10 PM ET TV/Radio: NESN / WEEI Red Sox (45-44) Ellsbury CF Crawford LF Ortiz DH Gonzalez 1B Ross RF Saltalamacchia C Middlebrooks 3B Aviles SS Ciriaco 2B Pitching: RHP Aaron Cook (2-2, 4.37) White Sox (49-39) DeAza CF Youkilis 3B Dunn DH Konerko 1B Rios RF Pierzynski C Viciedo LF Ramirez SS Beckham 2B Pitching: RHP Dylan Axelrod (1-2, 6.16)

Carl Crawford Batting Second, Playing Left Field in Return to Red Sox Lineup

Carl Crawford is back in Boston, and he'll be thrown right into the fire in his first game with the Red Sox this season. Crawford will hit second and play left field in his 2012 debut with the Sox. Elbow, wrist and groin injuries have kept Crawford out of the big leagues this season, but after an arduous rehab process, he's ready to -- sort of. Crawford told reporters last...

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Mike Aviles has developed a reputation as a streaky hitter. During the first month of the season, Aviles torched opposing pitchers, clubbing 5 home runs and 17 RBIs. After cooling off for a few weeks, the Red Sox shortstop resumed his hot hitting, launching homers in three straight games from May 18 to 20. Since then, Aviles had experienced a power outage until Sunday's 7-3 victory...

Red Sox Trade Rumors – 7/15/12

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington recently told reporters that the Red Sox will not be “sellers” as the team approaches the trade deadline. Cherington told a group of reports, including WEEI’s Rob Bradford: I don’t envision a scenario where we’re sellers, in the traditional sense of the word. We have some potential surplus in areas we’ve talked to teams about, and maybe there...

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It's that time of year again, when rumors begin to fly and players start to get moved as Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline rapidly approaches. By July, every team in the majors has identified its strengths and weaknesses. Each club knows what they need to go out and trade for, and identify players they think can get them over the hump and into the playoffs. Teams...

Gonzalez HR spoils Youkilis' return

It was almost perfect for Boston Red Sox fans: They cheered Kevin Youkilis early in the game and enjoyed a late-inning rally by their team. A limping David Ortiz just put a bit of a damper on the nice night. Adrian Gonzalez spoiled Youkilis' return to Fenway Park, hitting a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning of a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday. The...

Youk's Love Note to Red Sox Nation

Kevin Youkilis sent a wonderful nice and sentimental to Red Sox fans on the eve of Youk returning to Fenway Park since being traded to the Chicago White Sox in June.  It was posted to ESPNBoston and here is a transcript of Youk's love letter to the city and the fans:   What an amazing run I have had these past 8 1/2 years in Boston! It has been an honor and a privilege...

Josh Beckett Felt Strong With Extended Rest Between Starts, Helped Red Sox Take Down Rays (Video)

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Red Sox 7, Rays 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Josh Beckett had a shaky start, got stronger as he went and won his rubber-game matchup with James Shields on Sunday. Beckett rallied to allow three runs over six innings, and the Boston Red Sox, with two home runs and 14 hits, beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 at Tropicana Field. Mike Aviles hit a two-run homer, Daniel Nava had a solo shot and Jacoby Ellsbury...

Bevare: The Redsocks are re-assembling their superteam

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Youkilis gets ovation on Fenway return

Former Boston Red Sox star Kevin Youkilis made his first return to Fenway Park since being traded to the White Sox a few weeks ago. Youk received a standing ovation from the Fenway crowd and cracked a single in his first at-bat. Even Josh Beckett showed some effort (which is rare) clapping for Youk.

Recap: Sox rally but come up short against Chicago

Kevin Youkilis provided the punch the White Sox needed in tonight's 7-5 win. Batting 2nd for Chicago, Youk hit a three-run homer in the 4th inning that pushed the White Sox out of reach. Boston rallied in the 8th, with Will Middlebrooks driving in Carl Crawford and then Kelly Shoppach homering. That was as far as they could get, however. Jon Lester got tagged with the loss,...

Bobby Valentine Needs To Stop Talking About Kevin Youkilis

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was not a fan of former third baseman Kevin Youkilis from the beginning. Valentine went out of his way to call out the hot-headed hot corner player for Boston, right up until the Red Sox traded Youkilis to the Chicago White Sox on June 24. Check that. Valentine continues to goad Youkilis and talk about his time in Boston over this...

Kevin Youkilis postgame interview

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