Found May 02, 2012 on Ted's Army:

Youk has missed 3 games with a "minor" back injury, as a result, the Sox have called up Jose Iglesias to back-up the infield. To make room, Tazawa has been sent back down to the Pawsox. Third baseman, Will Middlebrooks has been on a tear to start the season in Pawtucket and his call up to Boston was imminent. A recent set-back by way of a minor thumb injury has given Jose Iglesias another stint in the big leagues. In Pawtucket, Iglesias is batting .200, with a double, 5 RBI, and has 4 steals in 5 opportunities. This move brings more disappointment than excitement. Middlebrooks was putting on a show and we were all waiting to see what he could do in Boston. He'll be up eventually, but until then, lets try to enjoy the Jose Iglesias show. In addition to that transaction, Lars Anderson was again optioned to Pawtucket with no other call up. Could it be Aaron Cook? Could it be someone that will be in a trade for Aaron Cook? We will have to wait to find out.

MiddleBrooks and Cook get called up

The thumb injury proved to be a non-factor and Will Middlebrooks has been promoted to the Boston Red Sox. Third baseman Will Middlebrooks is on his way to Boston, according to a source. Middlebrooks is traveling from Toledo where Triple-A Pawtucket Is playing. Middlebrooks has earned this call-up to the majors, posting a .333 batting average, with 9 homers and 27 RBI in Pawtucket...

Will Middlebrooks headed to Boston

According to Maureen Mullen at CSNNE, Will Middlebrooks is on his way to Boston right now according to a source. The Red Sox have yet to announce anything, so nothing is official yet. He may just be traveling to Boston just in case Kevin Youkilis is placed on the DL, though Middlebrooks coming to Boston suggests the Red Sox are not optimistic about Youkilis’s health and ability...

Middlebrooks impresses Red Sox in two-hit debut

Will Middlebrooks stepped to the plate for his first major league at-bat in the second inning Wednesday night. He never swung the bat. Middlebrooks drew a walk, then stole a bases, and later collected two hits in a memorable debut for the Boston Red Sox. All that was missing was a victory. The Red Sox lost 4-2 to the Oakland Athletics, but their top prospect proved impressive...

Will Middlebrooks Savors a Night of Many Firsts in Impressive Debut

BOSTON –– Will Middlebrooks stepped into the batter's box, savoring the dream scenario he'd pondered for 23 years. He always envisioned this moment, his first major-league at-bat –– one that happened to be against Oakland pitcher Brandon McCarthy. And Middlebrooks wanted to do nothing else, but to drill the ball into oblivion. Instead, he walked on four pitches. It...

Will Middlebrooks Returned From 'La La Land' to Turn in Impressive Outing in Red Sox Debut (Video)

Will Middlebrooks admitted he was "nervous" before his major league debut at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. But by night's end, Boston's top prospect had turned in a dazzling first performance. Middlebrooks said that he found himself in "la la land" during the first few innings of his first big league game. He mentioned that he quickly rallied out of...

Pawtucket Red Sox Live Blog: Jose Iglesias Turns Pretty Double Play to Help PawSox Avoid Early Deficit

End 1st, 0-0: After allowing a leadoff single to start the inning, pitcher Tony Pena Jr. relied on his defense to get him out of any trouble. An infield fly followed by a pretty double-play ball, initiated by shortstop Jose Iglesias did the trick and got the PawSox out of dodge. Iglesias looking solid in the early going, not only displaying the heralded defensive skills but also...

Boston Red Sox Call Up Middlebrooks and Cook has reported the Boston Red Sox have called up third baseman Will Middlebrooks. Middlebrooks, the number one prospect in the Red Sox organization will get the start at the hot corner tonight versus the Oakland Athletics. However their is still uncertainty on exactly who’s spot Middlebrooks will take on the roster.  Some of the [...]

Will Middlebrooks Played High School Football With LaMichael James, But Focus Has Been on Baseball Ever Since

Will Middlebrooks patiently awaits the call. The 23-year-old has spent the past four-plus seasons in the Red Sox farm system, working his way to a point where he could get a shot at the big league level at any given moment. But as he watches the likes of Bryce Harper and Mike Trout -- two of baseball's premier prospects -- get opportunities in the majors at the ages of 19 and...

Red Sox call up Jose Iglesias to the Majors

The Red Sox have called up Jose Iglesias to the Major league club after optioning down pitcher Junichi Tazawa and First Baseman Lars Anderson. Iglesias is only hitting .200 so far this year at Triple A Pawtucket. He has only played in 22 games so far, but he has accumulated 4 steals. Iglesias will not [...]

Red Sox Call Up Iglesias

The Red Sox have called up Jose Iglesias to get some depth in the infield with Youk out again tonight.  Tazawa has been sent down to make room on the roster.  This looks to be a short term stay for Iglesias.

Red Sox Call Up Third Baseman

The Boston Red Sox have a young third baseman in waiting, and they will wait no longer to bring him to the Big Leagues. Maureen Mullen of CSNNE.COM reports that Will Middlebrooks is on his way to Boston. The 23 year-old youngster has been on fire for Boston’s AAA Pawtucket team, batting .333 with 9 HR

Will Middlebrooks' Call-Up Possible, But Hinges on Kevin Youkilis, Aaron Cook Situations

The Red Sox are starting to turn their season around after a rough start. With an offense that has come alive in recent weeks, and a pitching staff that is slowly improving, there is more than enough time for the local nine to get on track. The past couple of days have seen a bevy of moves from the Sox camp. With Jose Iglesias receiving the call to come up from Pawtucket on Tuesday...

Will Middlebrooks 'Nervous' to Make Major League Debut As Sox Place Kevin Youkilis on DL

BOSTON –– The Red Sox have placed Kevin Youkilis on the disabled list. After missing three straight games with a stiff back, the third baseman said he was diagnosed with an "irritated joint." In the ninth inning on Tuesday, Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine attempted to convince Oakland that Youkilis would be pinch-hitting. But the Athletics didn't fall for the decoy...
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