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The Red Sox have three players on the list of finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards this year: Dustin Pedroia, Jacoby Ellsbury and Shane Victorino. Not that we're surprised, being that our guys are in the World Series and all.
At second base, Pedey is going up against Yankee Robinson Cano and Ray Ben Zobrist. Both Pedroia and Cano are looking for their third Gold Glove. Only one of them is in the World Series though, so easy choice, right?
In center field, Ells is competing with the Royals' Lorenzo Cain and the Orioles' Adam Jones. Ellsbury has one Gold Glove from 2011.
And in right field, the Flyin' Hawaiin--already a three-time Gold Glove winner--is battling it out with the Orioles' Nick Markakis and former Red Sox Josh Reddick, who's looking to repeat. I'm willing to bet that Victorino is the only player on this list with the bruises and likely broken ribs to show for his glove skills this season.
The winners will be ...
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Major League Baseball revealed the finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Friday. The winners will be revealed on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. From MLB.com: Since its inception in 1957, the Gold Glove has relied solely on votes by Major League managers and coaches to determine the best defensive players. Managers and coaches got an assist this year from the Society for...
During Game 3 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals, Sox’ center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury dropped a fly ball off the bat of Matt Holliday. However, the embarrassing error didn’t hurt the Red Sox as Dustin Pedroia made a heads up play by firing the ball back to first base and nailing Holliday out.
But a closer look would suggest that a bird could...
Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury took a fly ball to the head in Game 3 of the World Series, while a bird took a dive into the ground.
Shane Victorino spread his arms wide like an airplane and took off from right field, tossing his glove high in the air as he approached the dogpile in the infield.
The Flyin' Hawaiian arrived right on time.
Hitless in his first 10 World Series at-bats before missing two games with a bad back, Victorino hit a three-run double to break a scoreless tie in Game 6 on Wednesday night...
Major League Baseball announced the finalists for the AL and NL Gold Glove Awards on Friday.
Two players from the Red Sox outfield made the list from their respective positions, Jacoby Ellsbury (center field) and Shane Victorino (right field). Second baseman Dustin Pedroia is also among the list of finalists.
Ellsbury is looking for his second Gold Glove win after earning the award...
“This won’t stop us.”
With those four words, Dustin Pedroia officially turned the page on the Red Sox’ stunning — and controversial — Game 3 loss. Now, it’s up to his teammates to follow his lead and display the resilience that’s been a hallmark of this year’s Red Sox.
The Red Sox fell to the Cardinals 5-4 in Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday in the most unlikely...
Photo Courtesy: Steve Trapani As the July 31st trade deadline approached in the middle of the 2012 season, fans throughout Philadelphia had lost some of their love for the Flyin' Hawaiian. Perhaps it stemmed from his statistical drop over the previous season and a half. It may have also come...
The Boston Red Sox took Game 1 of the World Series with an 8-1 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday at Fenway Park. Jon Lester held the Cardinals to five hits over his 7 2/3 shutout innings, walking one and striking out eight. “He was locating on both sides of the plate,” said second baseman Dustin Pedroia. “His cutter is so tough and when he goes away to righties...
Right now, the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are playing in the first game of the World Series. Both teams deserve to be where they are today. For now, lets look ahead to the offseason. Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is scheduled to be a free agent at the end of the year and is likely going to have plenty of teams interested in his services.
Candidates to sign Ellsbury...
Speculation is abundant every off season.
And having a pocket book like the Dodgers only makes the possibilities all the more intriguing.
Buster Olney released article today (ESPN insider article...) calling out all the free agents who may see a big payday.
He speculates the Dodgers who, depending on who you ask, are in need of a reliable center field option...
The victims of the Boston Marathon bombing have been honored with a tribute during Game 2 of the World Series at Fenway Park.
Bombing survivors stood on the field during the seventh inning stretch Thursday night as singer James Taylor led the crowd in "America the Beautiful."
Three people were killed and more than 260 wounded in the April 15 bombings near the marathon...
Dustin Pedroia’s face said it all.
The Red Sox, who had chipped back into a game that was tense in every way possible, couldn’t believe they lost Saturday night — on an obstruction call.
Boston appeared to have hope in the bottom of the ninth when another horrible throw down the third base line was collected and fired home in time to catch the runner coming from third, the...
It didn't take long before there was a controversial call at the World Series.
Umpires reversed a bad call at second base in the first inning of Wednesday night's opener between Boston and St. Louis, opening the way for Mike Napoli's three-run double to give the Red Sox a 3-0 lead.
With Dustin Pedroia on first and one out, David Ortiz hit a slow bouncer to second baseman...
Not everything went as planned Thursday night at Fenway Park. But James Taylor, who has always shown that a good song can change anything, didn’t let that keep him from leaving a memorable performance on the field.
Taylor was called on to sing two songs at Game 2 of the World Series: the National Anthem and then “America the Beautiful” during the seventh inning. When it was...
For the fourth time in history, the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals will square off in baseball’s fall classic. For the third time in those matchups, the Red Sox would grab a victory in Game 1, as Boston took an easy 8-1 victory on Wednesday evening at Fenway Park.
Out of the gates the Red Sox would take control of the game and would set sail on the Cardinals, besting...