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Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and NESN's Jenny Dell are two busy people this time of year. You'll never catch them passing up an opportunity to visit the Jimmy Fund Clinic, though. Saltalamacchia and Dell find it an honor to visit the kids at the clinic. The patients there have shown a ton of resilience in their respective battles with cancer, and are thus a source of inspiration for all, including Salty and Dell. Check out the video above to hear more about their visit to the clinic.

David Ortiz's Absence Underscores Slugger's Value to Red Sox (Video)

The Red Sox have been reluctant to give David Ortiz a multi-year deal, and given the slugger's age and body type, it's probably understandable. That being said, there isn't a hitter in the Red Sox lineup who's more important to the club, and while one might think that the designated hitter's extended battle with an Achilles injury might make Boston more skiddish...

Randy Niemann Believes New Role as Red Sox Pitching Coach Could Provide Serious Change (Video)

The Boston Red Sox fired pitching coach Bob McClure on Monday, setting an example after Boston continued its season-long streak of bad starts over the weekend. While McClure may have been the scapegoat in the situation, Randy Niemann will now inherit the responsibility of fixing a mightily struggling staff. Niemann believes he can help make some serious change within the Red Sox...

Dodgers Must Make Waiver Claim On Adrian Gonzalez

Sean McAdam is reporting via Twitter that the Boston Red Sox have placed Adrian Gonzalez on waivers. You may remember that several days after the July trade deadline passed word broke that the Dodgers had attempted to connect with the Red Sox on a possible A-Gon trade. Of course talks didn’t last very long, with time not on their side the Dodgers moved on. Now that Gonzalez is...

Immediate Surgery the Right Decision for Carl Crawford

It was officially announced that Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will have season-ending Tommy John surgery this Thursday. After discussing the idea with management, all were in agreement that now is the best time. After having such a terrible season last year, respect must be given to Crawford for attempting to play this season so he can prove to everyone that the talent...

Johnny Pesky's No. 6 Proves No 'Magic Number' for Slumping Red Sox (Video)

Once upon a time, the Red Sox would have been able to start counting down the games left until beginning their playoff run right about now. Those days seem far away at the moment. Boston dropped another tough one on Tuesday, this time to the Angels. Both teams entered a bit desperate for a win to right their respective ships, and the Halos grabbed the opportunity a bit more forcefully...

Red Sox interested in bringing Cody Ross back

Red Sox News & Notes - 8/21

While I was in a battle with technology the past few days (it won obviously), let's recap what I missed. The Boston Red Sox lost to the New York Yankees on Sunday night 4-1. The Red Sox announced that they had fired pitching coach Bob McClure on Monday afternoon. And later in the day, the world's worst kept secret of Carl Crawford needing Tommy John surgery was made official...

Fenway Park Cuts No. 6 Into Grass Behind Shortstop to Honor Johnny Pesky (Photo)

The Red Sox community has come out in full force to remember Johnny Pesky since the Sox legend passed away. Now, as the team returns to Fenway Park for the first time since Pesky's death, the Sox are finding other ways to honor the man close to everyone's heart. Pesky's No. 6, which has been retired by the Red Sox, has been mowed into the outfield grass ahead of Tuesday...

Scott Podsednik Assumes Leadoff Role for Red Sox Against Jered Weaver, Angels

The decision for Carl Crawford to end his season has left Bobby Valentine to juggle his lineup. The initial decision we saw Tuesday night was to bump Jacoby Ellsbury to the two-hole and keep Dustin Pedroia hitting third. That meant that it was Pedro Ciriaco who slid into the leadoff spot. On Wednesday night, it will be Scott Podsednik leading off for Boston in the second of two games...

Told ya’ so BoSox… Time to can Bobby V is near!

Bobby Valentine has a sandpaper-like personality that doesn't work very well in today's MLB.I don’t want to sound like a braggadocios *******, (I guess it just comes naturally) but I told MLB baseball fans  - and Boston Red Sox management – that they really dropped the ball in a big way by hiring hard-nosed (unlikable) manager Bobby Valentine to replace beloved skipper...

At Least the Jimmy Fund Had A Good Night

This one can be summed up in six words - Clay Buchholz simply didn't have it. After having gone 3-0 with a 1.53 ERA in his last 6 starts, Buchholz (pictured) gave up 7 runs on 12 hits and 1 walk in 5.1 innings in a 7-3 Red Sox loss to the Angels at Fenway Park.Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver held Boston to 2 runs; he scattered 7 hits while striking out 5 over 7 innings...

Red Sox Live Blog: Clay Buchholz Remains a Bright Spot as Red Sox Battle Stumbling Angels

8 a.m. ET: Plenty has gone wrong for both the Red Sox (59-64) and Angels (63-60) this season. Both were picked to contend for their divisions. Both had big-name stars filling out their lineups and rotation. But both have played middling ball at best and have to fight through their final weeks for any hopes of making the playoffs. Of the two, the Angels have had a slightly better...

Injury updates: Cuddyer, Marte, Crawford and Ortiz

Reports have only four current Red Sox attended Johnny Pesky's funeral, it's time for the fans to make a stand.

It's time for the fans to make a stand.There are multiple reports out there that only four current members of the Boston Red Sox went to Johnny Pesky's funeral. The players in attendance at the Swampscott funeral on Monday were David Ortiz, Clay Buchholz, Vicente Padilla, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, according to a report. Look, I have bashed Lucchino with every post, but...
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