Found October 18, 2012 on
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It appears Boston's version of Lin-sanity is over as the Boston Red Sox have designated Che-Hsuan Lin for assignment to make room for Sandy Rosario who was claimed off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Here's the release from the Red Sox:
BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today claimed right-handed pitcher Sandy Rosario off waivers from the Miami Marlins and designated outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin for assignment. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington. Rosario, 27, posted a 1.04 ERA (3 ER/26.0 IP) over 25 appearances for Miami's Triple-A club in New Orleans in 2012, all in relief, striking out 24 batters compared to just two walks while limiting opponents to a .215 batting average (20-for-93). The right-hander finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League with 16 saves in as many chances. In six rehab outings this season between High-A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville, the right-hander gave up four runs in 5...
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The Boston Red Sox have claimed right-handed reliever Sandy Rosario off waivers and designated outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin for assignment.
Rosario was claimed from the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. In four games for them this season, he gave up six runs in three innings. He has pitched in 10 major league games, all with Miami during the last three seasons.
Rosario made 25 relief appearances...
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The Boston Red Sox looked to be a playoff team a year ago with a 10-game lead heading into the final month of the regular season. Then the wheels fell off the wagon as they surrendered the lead and eventually lost the playoff spot on the last night of the regular season. Controversy filled the [...]
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The Red Sox
are going along with their managerial search, quietly.
to last offseason -- when the team had candidates conduct interviews with
reporters -- the Red Sox front office has ushered the interviewees in and out
of the offices without much ado.
continue to evaluate all options, here's this week's mailbag.
What are the...
Gene Lamont is just four wins away from capturing a World Series title with the Tigers, but it's possible he'd still rather be managing the Red Sox.
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The Boston Red Sox have a number of holes to fill on their roster but among the top priorities should a power bat in the middle of their lineup. There is one player who could alleviate those concerns and give the power a boost if the Red Sox are willing to open up their checkbooks: Josh Hamilton.
Hamilton figures to be atop many teams wish list this offseason as the...
The Boston Red Sox are in the process of finding a replacement for the recently-fired Bobby Valentine, but the organization is taking its time to make sure it gets the right guy. On Monday, the Red Sox went to a surprising source to interview their latest candidate.
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Could it be? The Red Sox might actually get their No. 1 choice for manager?
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Of course, since the Red...
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The Boston Red Sox have introduced John Farrell as their new manager.
Farrell appeared Tuesday at a news conference with club officials two days after the team announced it had reached an agreement with the Toronto Blue Jays to allow him to leave with one year left on his three-year contract as manager. The Red Sox sent infielder Mike Aviles to Toronto and obtained reliever David...
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Boston fired manager Bobby Valentine on Oct. 4, and on Friday, Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan said that he has been hired by the Texas Rangers for the same position, first reported by Rob Bradford of WEEI. The hiring was officially announced by the Rangers hours later. ...
The Rangers announced today that they have named Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan to the same position within their organization. Magadan was revered as a great coach with the Sox, and aided in the development of young hitters for the last six years. He was one of only a few coaches, along with Gary [...]