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The left side of the infield was one of the Red Sox’ most fluid situations in 2013. Adding to the mix for 2014 only makes sense.
The Red Sox on Wednesday acquired utilityman Jonathan Herrera from the Rockies in exchange for relievers Franklin Morales and Chris Martin. The move hardly guarantees that Boston’s infield is fully assembled, especially with the Red Sox reportedly still interested in re-signing Stephen Drew, but Herrera brings an element of versatility that the club otherwise lacked.
Herrera made 45 starts in 2013, including 28 at shortstop, 16 at second base and one at third base. The 29-year-old, who also appeared in two games in left field last season, has appeared in 181 games at second base, 114 at shortstop and 43 at third base over the course of his five-year major league career. Herrera is one of just four major leaguers to appear in at least five games at shortstop, second base and third base in each of the last four seasons, and he figures to wear a number of hat...
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(SoxProspects.com)There's been a lot of talk lately about the riches in the Red Sox organization—and justifiably so. This is particularly true on the left side of the infield (Xander Bogaerts, Garin Cecchini, Deven Marrero, Rafael Devers) and behind the plate (Ryan Lavarnway, Dan Butler, Blake Swihart, Christian Vazquez). But, the urgency to re-sign Mike Napoli was indicative...
Earlier this afternoon, the Boston Red Sox traded lefty reliever Franklin Morales and minor league pitcher Chris Martin for 29-year old infielder Jonathan Herrera. While obviously this isn’t exactly a huge trade, it does hint at which dominoes may or may not fall before spring training. Let’s take a quick look at what this means for the Red Sox going forward:
After months of rumors and rumblings, the Boston Globe is reporting that Red Sox beat reporter Jenny Dell is officially dating Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks. The two have been spotted around Boston together several times recently and Dell, who was reportedly just offered a contract extension from NESN, recently moved in with Middlebrooks.
This is a good time for a slideshow...
NESN sideline reporter Jenny Dell is reportedly dating Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks. Here are photos of his hot girlfriend.
Reporters dating athletes? Nothing new, especially in Boston.
NESN reporter Jennny Dell and Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks have been rumored to be dating for some time but the Boston Globe seemed to confirm it in a recent story.
In fact not only are Dell and Middlebrooks dating, they are now living together.
The Globe also reports that NESN has offered Dell a contract extension.
Mike Napoli hardly needed any convincing when it came to staying in Boston. The slugger said repeatedly before signing a two-year deal with the Red Sox this offseason that he wanted to keep the strong bond intact.
Jonny Gomes still wasn’t going to take any chances.
“I don’t know how many minutes I had on my cell phone bill, but I went over. Way over. I was in his ear a lot...
All they want for Christmas is a new deal.
John Farrell has said multiple times this offseason that the Red Sox would like to re-sign Stephen Drew. The Boston skipper maintained that stance Thursday, saying that both the Sox and Drew would like to continue their relationship into 2014.
“Both sides would like to see this come together,” Farrell said on WEEI’s Hot Stove Show...
GAME ONE, BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Farrell: Here comes that play where the ball drops between Wainwright and Molina. ::snorts::
Matheny: I’m glad you can find humor in a moment that reduced me to an almost catatonic state not felt since that night back in ’83 when my dad returned home to tell us that he’d been fired from his job at the mill.
Matheny: No, no. Please...
Fenway Park may have been the focal point of the Red Sox’ recent World Series celebration. But the party spilled all over the world.
There’s no denying that Red Sox Nation stretches far and wide, and the organization wanted to thank its fans for their continued support this holiday season. Thus, the Red Sox released an e-card featuring the best fan-submitted World Series celebration...
Shunsuke WatanabeThe Red Sox signed 37-year old pitcher Shunsuke Watanabe to a minor league contract—with an invite to Spring Training. Watanabe is a submariner who pitched mostly as a starter for the Chiba Lotte Marines (of course, he's a submariner!) in the Nippon Professional Baseball League (0-4, 4.62 ERA in 2013). He will be asked to work out of the bullpen in the Red...
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We're counting down the top 13 Red Sox moments of 2013 and we're at No. 12. The Red Sox gave us a lot of heart attacks this year, as evidenced by the 11 walk-off wins during the regular season alone.
This one in particular was extra special. As we all know, Big Papi doesn't usually get the chance to hit when the game is on the line as he's often intentionally...
©2013 Kayla Chadwick
2011: 120 games, .209 BA, .325 OBP, .389 SLG, 14 HR, 43 RBI2012 projection: 120 games, .240 BA, .333 OBP, .439 SLG, 16 HR, 53 RBI2012: 99 games, .262 BA, .377 OBP, .491 SLG, 18 HR, 47 RBI2013 projection: 113 games, .236 BA, .337 OBP, .441 SLG, 16 HR, 49 RBI2013: 116 games, .247 BA, .344 OBP, .426 SLG, 13 HR, 52 RBI2014 projection: 122 games, .237 BA,...
Photo from CBS BostonThe future is now, apparently. Unless the Red Sox surprise us and make a move for a center fielder, Jackie Bradley Jr. will be the center fielder for the Red Sox next year. That is going to be a good thing, though. Here are my 3 reasons that this is a better move than bringing in someone else.1. The sky's the limit with this kid. JBJ's potential is limitless...
The Colorado Rockies have reacquired left-hander Franklin Morales from the Boston Red Sox for versatile infielder Jonathan Herrera.
It was the second trade the Rockies orchestrated on Wednesday. They also picked up outfielder Drew Stubbs from the Cleveland Indians for reliever Josh Outman.
Morales is coming off a season in which he went 2-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 20 games for the World...