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To rephrase a famous Bob Marley line, "we be slacking" here on the Boston Red Sox news.
Part of it has to deal with my current health situation. The other part is in the past I've been able to post the NESN interviews and contest they do with the players.
But since the digital media person hasn't gotten back to me yet about the autoplay issue, I haven't and won't post the videos here. Autoplay is annoying just not to me but everyone out there. So until that's fixed don't expect anything but a link to any NESN videos.
I have been able to post videos however from NESN's competitor, CSN New England, because they don't have that autoplay issue.
But I digress.
So what's been going on in Red Sox camp that I've missed and you probably haven't.
Alfredo Aceves had another meltdown throwing live BP as he served up meatballs. It actually wouldn't surprise me if he's cut from the team. They really don't ne...
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Joel Hanrahan hasn’t pitched in a game for the Red Sox yet, but he’s already a big fan of the organization.
Hanrahan, who will be a free agent after this season, said Wednesday that he’s willing to talk if the Red Sox are interested in extending his contract.
“It has been great here so far,” Hanrahan said, according to The Boston Globe. “I didn’t know what to expect...
During a visit to Comcast New England's "The Baseball Show" set last night, new Boston Red Sox P Ryan Dempster and OF Jonny Gomes poked some fun at one time Red Sox player Kevin Kevin Millar.
Then during the segment, Jessica Moran announced that "Kevin from Austin" was calling in and of course it was Millar defending himself.
Check out the hiliarous...
Will Middlebrooks is going into his first full year with the Red Sox, taking over as the everyday third baseman and putting together the pieces that he hopes will make him a staple in the Boston lineup for years to come. When it comes to who he’s styling his game after, he points to a player who will be situated very close to him in the lineup: David Ortiz. But it’s not necessarily...
(Video courtesy of NESN.com)
If Will Middlebrooks' performance today at the
Beautyrest Baggo Classic championship game is any indication of his future with
the Red Sox then you might as well retire his number right now. The Red Sox
third baseman put a legendary beating on closer Joel Hanrahan to win the
Beautyrest Baggo Classic championship title.
Is Dustin Pedroia finally on Twitter? That’s the scuttlebutt on Tuesday morning.
According to a tweet by Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks, the Laser Show is in fact finally on board with the social media network — but not without some controversy.
Alright people. Pedroia has a twitter. @15Lasershow . Idk if the world is ready for this..... But I am.— Will Middlebrooks...
Pitcher Terry Doyle grew up as a baseball phenom in Salem, New Hampshire. The town once rallied around the young star, who they also affectionately knew of because he worked at his father's local convenience store. His local fame was at its prime as he was selected to the All-State team as a junior, then proceeded to go 10-0 as a senior. He then took his talents to Chestnut...
The Boston Red Sox spent yesterday's off day picking up Seattle left handed hitter 1B/OF Mike Carp. Carp had been designated for assignment by the Mariners, but the Red Sox picked him up for a player to be named later. What does this mean in Boston? Well, first of all, first base is a log jam. Mike Napoli, Daniel Nava, Lyle Overbay and Carp all plan on trying out for first base...
In the past, we've listed the Boston Red Sox prospects from Keith Law's Top 100 prospects and MLB.com's Top 100 prospects.
Now, Baseball America has released its 2013 Top 100 Prospects list and amongst it we find five members of the Red Sox on the list.
They are Xander Bogaerts (No. 3), Jackie Bradley, Jr. (No. 31), Matt Barnes (No. 39), Allen Webster (No. 49...
Gordon Edes posted a round-up of quotes from pitching coach Juan Nieves about the five expected starters in the Red Sox rotation. It is...effusive. For example, check out just some of his thoughts on Red Sox whipping boy John Lackey:
"Ohhh, he's awesome. He's in great shape. What I've seen right now, I know John [Farrell] spoke to him, was able to see him [this...
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(Video courtesy of MLB.com)
Lyle Overbay is probably throwing a mini-tantrum right now in Ft. Myers as the
Red Sox have completed a trade with the Seattle Mariners for OF/1B Mike Carp.
The trade sends Carp to Boston in exchange for a player to be named later
or cash consideration. However Carp enters the 2013 season with some question
On Monday night, Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz stopped by the CSN New England 'The Baseball Show" to talk about many different things in the two videos below.
To see the second video, please click on the continue reading button below if you're on the home page.
Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And...
On Wednesday the Red Sox organization announced the starting lineups for their annual doubleheader against some familiar faces - Northeastern University and Boston College. After a quick glance it’s clear NU will face the majority of the Red Sox starters while BC faces the organization's rising prospects.
According to ESPNBoston.com’s Gordon Edes the Red Sox have changed...
When the announcement of Pedro Martinez as a special assistant to the General Manager of the Boston Red Sox occurred my faith in both the management and team was restored. Now that he is being assigned to work with individual players my lost faith in the pitching rotation is being restored. Felix Doubront came to spring training with a sore arm and overweight. Doubront is a crucial...
SIGNED/RESIGNED: David Ortiz (DH), David Ross (C), Jonny Gomes (OF), Shane Victorino (OF), Koji Uehara (RHP), Ryan Dempster (RHP), Stephen Drew (SS), Jarrod Saltalamacchia (C), Craig Breslow (LHP), Mike Napoli (1B/C)
TRADED FOR: Joel Hanrahan (RHP)
Cody Ross (OF), James Loney (1B), Mark...
Many may not remember, but this season is not David Ross‘ first rodeo with the Red Sox.
The veteran catcher spent about a month with the team back in 2008, when the team reached the American League Championship Series before falling to Tampa Bay in seven games. Ross told NESN’s Tom Caron and Peter Gammons that he was able to learn valuable lessons from Jason Varitek during his...