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BOSTON -- Just like last year, the Tampa Bay Rays have a tough road ahead if they are going to make the playoffs. They made it last year on the final night of the season. Can they do it again? "I want it to be exactly like last year," manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday night after the Rays' 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox bolstered Tampa Bay's hopes in the chase for an American League wild-card spot. "It's starting to look a lot of Christmas, and we've just been playing so well; the mantra is one game at a time. We've gotta go 1-0 on Thursday (in Chicago). We went 1-0 on Tuesday, we went 1-0 on Wednesday, now we've gotta go 1-0 on Thursday. "What I like is there's a real looseness about us, but I tell ya, when the game begins, their focus is really good; they draw it in really nicely, and I like that. So I'm really eager to get to Chicago. It was great that we won these two games here; it was very important that we did." ...
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Never count out the Tampa Bay Rays. Time and time again, Joe Maddon and Co. have shown an ability to overcome just about anything, and they did just that on Tuesday. Instead of celebrating the return of the 2004 World Series champions, the Fenway Park crowd was silenced by a dominating performance courtesy Cy Young candidate David Price. The lefty racked up 13 strikeouts on the night...
Rookie hazing in baseball is nothing new. We’ve seen the players wear kid’s backpacks, the Padres dressing up in Hooters uniforms, and the Marlins dressing like the U.S. water polo team.Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price posted this video yesterday of the Rays’ rookies dancing in wigs and leotards while ‘Call Me Maybe’ plays on the speakers at Fenway Park.When will we...
The Red Sox wives hosted the 11th annual From Fenway to the Runway fundraiser at Saks Fifth Avenue in Boston on Sept 13. The wives, girlfriends, and close personal acquaintances of the Sox showcased fall fashion from the luxury department store at the luncheon and runway show with proceeds from the event benefitting the Red Sox Foundation’s programs for at-risk children...
During his interview with Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy the other day, Jason Varitek alluded that he was close to a job with the Boston Red Sox. Then the local media all had their sources tell them the same thing.
Had the media listened to the interview, they would have known what was happening. But that would be too easy for them.
Anyways, the Red Sox announced on Thursday that...
The Red Sox have named Jason Varitek a special assistant to the general manager.
The catcher announced his retirement on March 1 after 15 seasons with the team following a trade from the Seattle Mariners.
''Jason was one of the most respected players of his era and will be a key voice as we move forward,'' general manager Ben Cherington said Thursday. ''...
BOSTON –– Roger Clemens returned to where it all began. But the nostalgia wasn't enough to trigger a comeback. When asked if he was contemplating a return to the majors –– on the heels of making two starts for the Sugarland Skeeters –– Clemens laughed off the assertion "I had a lot of ice the last time pitched," Clemens said. "It seems to get worse...
Here is the press release from the Boston Red Sox about the naming of the All Fenway Park Team.
BOSTON, MA – To conclude the season-long 100th Anniversary Celebration of Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox today presented the All Fenway Park Team comprising the greatest 40 Red Sox players, and three managers, in Fenway Park history to appear in their positions of play.
A group of Tampa Bay Rays fans traveled to Fenway Park to attend Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox accompanied by a couple of female mannequin heads planted on sticks.
A man in the group was moving the sticks to make the heads bob up and down and turn side to side. The SunSports television broadcast team asked the obvious questions, such as "How do...
The Red Sox will finish Fenway Park's 100th season on Wednesday night, and many fans are likely happy to finally have the finish line in sight. This season has been quite the journey for Boston and its fans, but there still is a little bit left to go. As another chapter in the storied history of Fenway Park comes to a close now, NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is hoping that it...
Before Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox honored the members of the 2004 World Series team that were able to make the festivities.
Kevin Millar and Pedro Martinez were the first to stop by the NESN booth to talk with Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy. Then Tim Wakefield stopped by to talk about his movie Knuckleball.
The Red Sox celebrated the 2004 team prior to the game, however it didn't overflow into the current team being able to notch down another win. The Red Sox once again were not able to play the role of spoiler as they fell to the Rays in the opening game of the 2 game series with Tampa.
Clay Buchholz took the mound for the Sox and the team was never able to overcome him...
What’s more embarrassing to the Boston Red Sox: their 2012 season or having a visiting team haze its rookies in front of your famed Green Monster? Here are the Tampa Rays last night making their rookies do a little dance to ‘Call Me Maybe’ before last night’s game. The Rays might be five games out of the wild card race, but they’re staying loose and shaking it on the road...
First Pitch: Tuesday 7:10, Wednesday 7:10
Arms: Tuesday: David Price, LHP (18-5, 2.58 ERA) vs. Clay Buchholz, RHP (11-6, 4.16 ERA)
Wednesday: Alex Cobb, RHP (9-9, 4.27 ERA) vs. Jon Lester, LHP (9-13, 4.96 ERA)
Yard: Fenway Park Watch it: NESN Hear it: WEEI
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