Found April 14, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Scott Atchison
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Scott Atchison had to earn his way onto the Red Sox roster out of spring training, and he's showing that the club made the right move by keeping him onboard. Atchison gave up a run in 1 1/3 innings of work in his first outing of the year, but he showed that he can still get it done at age 36 on Monday in Toronto. The right-hander tossed three scoreless innings and received the win as the Sox picked up their first victory of the season in dramatic fashion. Atchison allowed just one hit in that outing while striking out...

Red Sox OF Crawford's recovery on schedule

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford is expected to play in extended training games this week, part of his rehabilitation of a surgically repaired left wrist.Crawford is hoping to join the team in May, with the shoulder injury to center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury making his return even more urgent. Crawford had no issues during batting practice Friday and Saturday.“I’m going...

Red Sox return home to find neighbor kid never mowed the lawn

BOSTON—The Red Sox returned home from their weeklong business trip yesterday afternoon to discover that Jimmy Goldman, their neighbor and a sophomore at nearby Boston Latin High School, had not mowed their lawn as he was hired to do. The Red Sox, who had already paid Goldman half of the agreed upon amount of $40 and who had filled their fridge his favorite Gatorade, were none...

Ellsbury's shoulder dislocated, out six weeks minimum

Earlier tonight, I briefed you all on an injury Jacoby Ellsbury suffered against the Rays. More information has come in, and it's not good for the Red Sox: Ellsbury reportedly has a dislocated shoulder, and will miss a minimum of six weeks. This is awful for the Red sox, who are already without Carl Crawford and Ryan Kalish. There's no word yet on whether or not the dislocation...

Cody Ross Points to Return to Fenway, Rapport With 'Best Hitting Coach' Dave Magadan as Keys to Resurgence

BOSTON -- A trip to Fenway was the right remedy for Cody Ross. For the second straight day, the 31-year-old drilled a home run over the Green Monster and keyed the Red Sox' 6-4 victory over the Rays. Before the trip to Boston, the outfielder had cooled off from his remarkable spring -- where he unloaded six long balls -- and had posted a .211 average by only mustering four hits...

Josh Beckett Leads 'Crazy Eights' Attack as Red Sox Cruise to Another Home Opener Win (Video)

Josh Beckett went eight strong, Kelly Shoppach had a career day against his former team and the Red Sox claimed their eighth straight Opening Day win at home on Friday. Of course, since Jacoby Ellsbury left the game with a shoulder injury, we'll have to tamper our excitement just a little but. But there's still some cause for celebration since the Sox picked up their second...

Red Sox OF Ellsbury injures shoulder

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday's game against Tampa Bay with a right shoulder injury after sliding into second base in the bottom of the fourth inning.Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said Ellsbury was in a lot of pain immediately after the play.Ellsbury was trying to break up a double play attempt, when Rays second baseman Reid Brignac fell awkwardly...

Recap: Sox bats, pitching finally come together

Avert your eyes, ladies.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Earlier in the week Jon Lester bemoaned the fact that the Sox had yet to get the pitching and hitting going in the same game. They've finally figured it out, in today's 12-2 thrashing of the Rays. Josh Beckett was in complete control all afternoon.  He wasn't overpowering by any means, but he kept the Rays bats...

Kelly Shoppach Picks 'The Stop, Shop and Roll' as Winning Name for Unconventional Slide Into Second Base

It wasn't the prettiest baseball move, but Kelly Shoppach's awkward slide to steal second base has plenty of admirers. The Red Sox' Facebook page invited fans to name Shoppach's slide, and after sifting through more than a thousand responses, he picked "The Stop, Shop and Roll" as his favorite. Shoppach's theft of second was the first stolen base ever...

Rays drop third straight game to Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) -- David Ortiz doubled in the go-ahead run for his seventh consecutive hit and the Boston Red Sox won their third straight game over the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-4 on Sunday. Boston, on a tear since a season-opening 1-5 road trip, can complete a series sweep in Monday's traditional Patriots' Day game that starts at 11:05 a.m. Last year the Red Sox were just 2-7 at home...

Fenway Through the Years, Transformation and Celebration of Fenway Park's 100th Anniversary (Photos)

The Boston Red Sox will get a chance to bounce back from a tough road trip in a big way Friday, when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays in their 2012 home opener. In honor of the upcoming 100th Anniversary of Fenway's first Red Sox game --April 20th, 1912-- we wanted to commemorate that day by taking fans on a journey through the history of Fenway Park. While Friday's opener...

Red Sox Lineup vs Rays 4/13/12

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Could Marlon Byrd be joining the Red Sox?

  With Jacoby Ellsbury sidelined with a dislocated right shoulder injury for at least the next two months, the Red Sox seem in line to add another outfielder to help provide depth. That could come in the way of acquiring Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd, who has 10 years of major league experience. During the offseason, [...]

Video: Jerry Remy Will Not Give Don Orsillo CPR

During the 7th inning of today's Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays game, the #askJerry question that NESN does put the dynamic duo of Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy into hysterics. {flvremote}{/flvremote} Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.

Game Nine and Other Tidbits

Young <span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">Félix, and so did the other two pitchers the Rays have sent against the Sox.Three straight wins -- if it happens -- would be a trend.In other news, Mike Aviles got praise for his leadoff work. Cosign!And Carl Crawford may see some minor...
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