Found March 06, 2012 on RedSoxLife:
@MikeSilvermanBB: Nick Punto will not be on the bus to Dunedin tomorrow or Jupiter Thursday. Stiff back likely would not respond well. #RedSox@MikeSilvermanBB:Carlos Silva has shoulder inflammation and is no longer in the mix for the 5th starter's job #RedSox

Crawford shut down for 5 to 7 days

Michael Silverman of the Herald has the bad news that Carl Crawford's previously hasty recovery is indeed taking a setback: A medical examination today revealed inflammation in the left wrist of Carl Crawford, which increases the likelihood that he will not be ready for Opening Day. Crawford will be shut down from hitting and throwing for the next five to seven days in order...

Would You Buy This Dunkin Donuts/ Red Sox T Shirt?

Boston Runs On Red Sox A.B. So I’m headed to Ft. Myers on Friday for Red Sox Spring Training with my pops. It’s kind of a new tradition, in the second year. More than anything it’s a time for father-son to get away from all the B.S. and do what father & sons have been doing for 100+ years; drink beer and watch baseball. And being the incredible son I am (and never missing...

Carlos Silva Battling Shoulder Inflammation, Likely Out of the Mix for Starting Rotation Job

FORT MYERS, Fla. –– The competition for the fifth spot in the Red Sox rotation has been reduced. Carlos Silva, who was originally scheduled to pitch Wednesday against the Blue Jays, is battling shoulder inflammation, Bobby Valentine revealed Tuesday. It shortens the rotation competition to Felix Doubront, Vicente Padilla, Aaron Cook, Andrew Miller and Alfredo Aceves. "Silva...

Red Sox Rejoice As Fenway Park Added to National Register of Historic Places

Fenway Park has been a sacntuary for Boston sports fans for nearly a century, containing more history between its big green walls than almost any arena, building or park throughout the country. And on Wednesday, Fenway was recognized for that unique and timeless history. Entering its 100th season as the official home of the Red Sox, Fenway Park has finally been added to the National...

Miller and Sox hoping it all finally clicks

This is from Ian Browne at MLB.comFORT MYERS, Fla. -- For years, Spring Training has represented a fresh start for lanky lefty Andrew Miller. It is a time when he could go back to the drawing board and try to get back to being the dominant pitcher that made him a first-round pick in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft.If the 26-year-old Miller wants to take one of those spots by the...

Fenway Park wins Historic Places registry listing

The century-old home of the Boston Red Sox is being listed on the National Registry of Historic Places to help ensure decades of new thrills. Fenway Park has seen its share of heart-stopping wins and crushing defeats and played host to baseball titans Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski (yah-STREM'-skee). The registry listing provides added protections to Fenway. Any...

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was born to dance

Last week, new Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine tried to force himself into the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry by throwing jabs at Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez. And while all the banter is meaningless and for the birds, the Yankees just won any sort of pre-season back and forth with Valentine. During spring training in Fort Myers, Florida, the Red Sox Foundation hold an annual "...

Fenway Park registers Historic rating

Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Next month will mark the 100th anniversary of the historical bandbox, the smallest ballpark in major league baseball. The historic designation ensures that any changes to the stadium are subject to approved by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Fenway, which opened days...

Pitching, Defense, and Dan Butler

Red Sox Live Blog: David Ortiz, Dan Butler Go Deep As Sox Dominate Twins 10-2Yay Papi! Yay Dan Butler! Wait, who?This guy. He's on pace to catch Ruth. (I suppose all the rookies are, at this point.) But seriously, it's nice to see a rookie make an impression so soon.

The Sox from a fantasy perspective

Long before Fantasy Football was played by everybody from your 12 year old nephew to that creepy guy at  the bar who just keeps staring at you - there was Fantasy Baseball. Fantasy Baseball was created for and by purists - a true fan's fantasy. It's not like football where you can set your lineup Sunday morning and have a chance. Sure there are basketball formats where you...

Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 3

Toronto shortstop Omar Vizquel's throwing error gave Boston two runs and helped the Red Sox tie a split squad of Toronto Blue Jays 3-all Wednesday in a game halted after nine innings. Singles by Lars Anderson and Kelly Shoppach in the Boston fourth and a wild pitch by Francisco Cordero put runners on second and third with two outs. Vizquel fielded Juan Carlos Linares' grounder...

Sox pull it out against Orioles

By: Ian Browne/ MLB.comFORT MYERS, Fla. -- Making his first Grapefruit League start as he transitions to the starting rotation, Red Sox right-hander Daniel Bard fired two shutout innings on Tuesday afternoon at JetBlue Park.While Bard took a no-decision, the Sox defeated the Orioles, 5-4, to improve to 3-0."I felt good," said Bard. "It's a little different being...

Grapefruit League: Red Sox Lineup vs. Blue Jays 3/7/12

Here is today's lineup against the Blue Jays: Aviles SSSweeney RFRoss LFYoukilis 3BOrtiz DHAnderson 1BShoppach CTejeda 2BLinares CF Germano SP Game time is at 1:05pm EST

Matt Kemp, Jacoby Ellsbury Among Top 10 Positional Players in Fantasy Baseball

Ever showered in champagne? Didn't think so. That kind of fancy living is reserved for only the truest of champions. No division or conference titles are really worth of it. Only being the best of the best earns you that right. Well the path to your first champagne shower is here. While much of the first-round talent is elite, there are plenty of question marks. Some players...

Red Sox Live Blog: Clay Buchholz to Make First Spring Training Start As Sox Square Off With Twins

8 a.m. ET: The Red Sox got a head start in the pursuit of the Mayor's Cup -- that is if Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire plans to give it up. Both teams will go at it again on Monday. This time, the game will take place at Hammonds Stadium, the Twins' facility in Fort Myers. On Sunday, Red Sox first base prospect Lars Anderson was the unlikely hero to blow the game open against...
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