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Carl Crawford couldn’t handle bouncing around the Red Sox’ order at the beginning of his stint in Boston. Shane Victorino had no such issues, and it’s now become clear exactly where he belongs. Victorino bounced back-and-forth between the No. 2 spot and No. 7 spot in Boston’s lineup during the team’s first four games. He’s now firmly implanted in the two-hole, and it’s in large part because of the havoc that him and Jacoby Ellsbury can wreak on opposing pitchers at the top of the order. Victorino went 2-for-5 on Saturday to up his average to .341. He also recorded his third stolen base of the season, and, of course, drove in the game-winning run in extra innings. Ellsbury, meanwhile, is still settling in at the plate, but he’s already off to a fast start on the bases, notching his fifth theft of the year in Boston’s 2-1 win. The 10th inning really gave a glimpse as to what the Red Sox could have in the tandem of Ellsbury and Victorino at the top of the lineup. After Jarrod Saltalama...

Recap: Buchholz nears no-hitter in win over Rays

It's been an exciting weekend for the Red Sox. On the heels of yesterday's walkoff extra innings win, Clay Buchholz was a few outs shy of a no-hitter this afternoon in a shutout win over Tampa Bay. Buchholz went eight innings surrendering two hits (both in the 8th), behind 11 strikeouts. He did walk four, and as Jerry Remy pointed out near the end of the broadcast, in a...

Your Morning Dump...Where Ortiz is making progress

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. “I thought David was outstanding,” DiSarcina said. “He swung the bat really well and came out of it once again pretty healthy. I think he has normal soreness from playing. “He ran...

Video: David Ross makes great catch, knocks over fan's beer in the process

Your browser does not support iframes.Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross made a terrific grab on Saturday, but it didn't come without a cost. That cost was a full cup of beer.Watch as Ross' pursuit of a foul ball hit by Tampa Bay Rays hitter Sam Fuld carries him to the edge of the wall, and into the crowd to snare the ball, but not before he disposes of a fan's beer...

Video: Stephen Drew catches line drive deflected by Will Middlebrooks

Tweet   The Boston Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 in ten innings Saturday thanks to a walkoff single by Shane Victorino. The left side of Boston’s infield (third baseman Will Middlebrooks and shortstop Stephen Drew) struggled with the bats on the afternoon, going a combined 1-for-8 with two strikeouts. But they did [...]

Video: Clay Buchholz Strikes Out Career-High 11

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz flirted with history on Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately he fell short when Kelly Johnson singled in the 8th inning. Had you bet on the game at Topbet mobile betting, you would have won had you bet on the Red Sox since Buchholz struck out a career-high 11 in a 5-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Check out the highlights from

Boston Red Sox week 3 preview

After 2 weeks of baseball the Boston Red Sox are currently leading the AL East with a record of 7-4 with a 1 game lead over Baltimore. The team is riding a hot streak currently, winning their last 2 games on the backs of great pitching from Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz. This week the team plays 7 games, 4 at home with a 3 game series in Cleveland starting Tuesday. Here is your weekly...

4 real? Four at bats that changed the game. Red Sox vs Rays 4-13-13

Game 10: Red Sox win in extras, 2-1 There was a pitcher's duel at Fenway this afternoon, as David Price and Jon Lester had aces up their sleeves. The two combined for 13 strikeouts and 13 innings pitched, but in the end, timely hitting and smart managerial moves by John Farrell gave the Red Sox the 2-1 win in extra innings. Here are the four at bats that changed the game:...

Report: Bobby Valentine to Publish Book Called ‘Valentine’s Way,’ Give His Perspective on 2012 Red Sox Season

Bobby Valentine will once again follow in Terry Francona‘s footsteps. Valentine is coming out with a book that will give “his perspective on last season with the Red Sox,” according to the Boston Herald. The book of baseball memoirs reportedly will be called “Valentine’s Way.” Valentine reportedly signed a deal with the publishing company Simon & Schuster, and he’ll...

Pawsox Lineup and Game Notes 4/14

  The Pawtucket Red Sox are off to their best start in team history through the first nine games of the season compiling an 8-1 record. David Ortiz was scratched from Sunday’s lineup vs. Rochester and Mark Hamilton will serve as the team’s DH in Ortiz’s absence. No reason was given for Big Papi’s scratch today. Starter Steven Wright was suppose to be today's Pawsox starter...

Red Sox-Rays Postponed Due to Inclement Weather, to Be Rescheduled

The 7:10 p.m. game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays has been postponed due to the weather, the team announced Friday afternoon. The area was expecting rain throughout the evening, with snow and sleet falling at points in some parts of the state Friday afternoon. Temperatures were expected to drop into the 30s, with 20-mph winds. The game “will be rescheduled as...

Series Preview: Red Sox at Indians 4/16-18

  Boston Red Sox (8-4) at Cleveland Indians (5-6) Series 5, Games 12, 13 and 14 Progressive Field (2012): 0.899*, Pitchers park.  Series Overview The Red Sox make their only trip to Cleveland for 2013. It should be a fun series, as the Red Sox seemed to have re-tooled after last season. A new manager and a revamped bullpen can do wonders for any organization...
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