Found June 26, 2012 on Online Sports Guys:
((HT: NewsPoliticsNow) This is what happens when a White Sox fan brings up a recent trade with the Red Sox... The Prez is, probably, the only person allowed to poke the bear like that- in the town that the trade went down to necessitate Will Middlebrooks' every day third-basemanship... Good luck on that, sir...

Marlon Byrd fails drug test, suspended 50 games

Old friend Marlon Byrd just got nailed big time. According to the MLB's Twitter Feed, the recently released outfielder just got suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. He tested positive for tamoxifen, which is an estrogen blocker and is used to mitigate steroid side-effects (accoring to ESPN's TJ Quinn) So it's not positive...

Will Kevin Youkilis and the Chicago White Sox Win the AL Central Division?

The division-leading Chicago White Sox just got a little more dangerous upon acquiring two-time World Series champion infielder Kevin Youkilis. In a trade that sent Chicago utilityman Brent Lilibridge and right-handed pitcher Zach Stewart to the Red Sox, the White Sox now look to expand their lead in the AL Central division with help from the three time all-star. Youk's presence...

Dustin Pedroia Earns 'Thumbs Up' for Allaying Fears of Lingering Injury With Clutch Hit (Video)

Dustin Pedroia was struggling for a bit over the last couple of weeks, but he's now showing signs that he's back into the swing of things. Good thing, because we were certainly getting a little worried about how healthy his thumb was. With a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh, Pedroia did more than give the Red Sox the lead they needed to beat the Blue Jays...

White Sox release Kosuke Fukudome

Outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has been released by the Chicago White Sox today the team announced. Fukudome was designated for assignment last week. The White Sox signed Fukudome to a one-year $1mm deal this offseason, after he spent 59 games in for the Indians in the AL Central, hitting .249 with 5 home runs. In 24 games, 51 plate appearances, Fukudome posted a .171/.294/.195 line...

Youkilis eager to prove he can still be a prime-time player

Kevin Youkilis couldn't come in and play hero in his Chicago White Sox debut Monday, as the newly acquired third baseman went 1-for-4 in the 4-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins, but that doesn't mean he can't play a role in the Sox staying in the AL Central race all season. At least that's his hope. "Hopefully I can come to the White Sox and day in and day out...

White Sox 12, Twins 5

Chris Sale won again, pitching seven easy innings with support from a three-run homer by Adam Dunn, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 12-5 Wednesday. The American League's leader in earned run average, Sale (9-2) struck out five and walked one with six hits and two runs allowed. Dunn had three hits and four RBIs along with his 24th home run of the season, and...

Kevin Youkilis' Transcendent Work Ethic Will Be Lasting Memory of His Time in Boston (Podcast)

When Kevin Youkilis first came on the scene in Boston, he didn't look like a whole heck of a lot. What Red Sox fans quickly learned, however, was that there was more to this third baseman than met the eye -- a fitting distinction for someone who would be come to known for his eye at the plate. Youkilis somehow found a way to make it work on the diamond, and he somehow found a...

How we see it goin' down: Blue Jays - Red Sox series

First Pitch: Monday 7:10, Tuesday 7:10, Wednesday 1:35 Arms: Monday: Henderson Alvarez, RHP (3-6, 4.30 ERA) vs. Felix Doubront, LHP (8-3, 4.31 ERA)  Tuesday: Aaron Laffey, LHP (0-0, 3.00 ERA) vs. Daisuke Matsuzaka, RHP (0-2, 6.06 ERA)   Wednesday: Ricky Romero, LHP (8-1, 4.34 ERA) vs. Jon Lester, LHP (4-5, 4.48 ERA)                                 ...

New White Sox 3B Youkilis thankful to Boston fans

ESPN BostonKevin Youkilis, who is playing third base and batting second for the White Sox in Minnesota, took the high road when asked by reporters before the game about his relationship with Bobby Valentine. "I'm not going to discuss that. We're past that, I'm here and that's that. We're just leaving it behind," he said. Youkilis called his exit from...

Dustin Pedroia Changes His Sox to Knee Length

DATELINE: HUMOR! With the changing of the guard at Fenway Park we have seen also the changing of the socks. For many years Jason Varitek, known for his notable big C on the chest, was dubbed official “Captain” of the team. One of the unwritten signs he was the old fashioned task master was the way he wore his red stockings. Varitek kept them like knee socks. High and red were...

BP Unfiltered: Analysis of the Kevin Youkilis Trade, Straight From the Top by Sam Miller

This is Barack Obama talking to Bostonians about the Kevin Youkilis trade. It goes pretty well, I guess. Now I hope you'll all go into the comments and scream at each other about politics. Ohhhh boy there's nothing that makes my day like strangers on the internet screaming at each other about politics. 

Red Sox Outbash Jays to Take 2 of 3

There has never been much worry about the Boston Red Sox hitting or scoring runs. They’ve had their moments obviously when they couldn’t hit water if they fell out of a boat, but for the most part with the talent up and down the lineup it isn’t out of the realm of possibility for a [...]

Red Sox Lineup vs the Blue Jays 6/25/12

Daniel Nava, LF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C Adrian Gonzalez, 1B Will Middlebrooks, 3B Cody Ross, RF Ryan Kalish, CF Nick Punto, SS Doubront SP

Interview with Pete Ruiz

Pete Ruiz was the Red Sox 10th round draft pick in 2008. He was drafted as a starter out of Santa Barbara City Junior College, but now is a right handed reliever for the Salem Red Sox. He had been a starter up to last year, but the Red Sox thought he’d be better off as a reliever. That move has paid off so far, as Ruiz has dominated for the Salem Sox. He’s 4-1 this year, with...

Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 1

BOSTON - With Toronto's rotation ravaged by injuries left-hander Aaron Laffey was pressed into starting duty for the first time since July 19, 2010. Laffey gave the Blue Jays an impressive outing, going six scoreless innings, giving up three hits and two walks with two strikeouts. But turning the game over to the Jays bullpen in the seventh was Toronto's downfall, as...
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