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Will Middlebrooks, Ryan Lavarnway and Ryan Kalish are the young studs of the Red Sox, and although they were at one point or another thought to be the top prospects in the Red Sox organization, they are still adjusting to major league play. The jump from each level in the Red Sox minor league system is a big adjustment. The players are more experienced and the competition is harder. But when the time comes to make the leap from Triple-A Pawtucket to Boston, success isn't going to immediately come on an everyday basis. There will be struggles and droughts, just...
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Pedro Ciriaco has been impressive since his 4-for-5 day against the Yankees on July 7. With the Red Sox, Ciriaco is hitting .338 with 11 RBIs. He also has one home run, which he hit on Saturday night against the Twins. Tied at two in the bottom of the eighth inning, Ciriaco, pinch hitting for Ryan Kalish, clubbed a solo home run over the Green Monster to put the Red Sox on top 3...
BOSTON -- Even Adrian Gonzalez couldn't escape the trade rumors. A Boston Globe report indicated the Los Angeles Dodgers expressed subtle interest in acquiring the Red Sox first baseman in the days leading up to last week's trade deadline. Despite hearing that his name was dangled around, Gonzalez remained unfazed. "Teams are going to ask for any player they think will...
After criticizing Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine earlier in the day, Curt Schilling was given a standing ovation from Boston fans when he was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame.
Schilling was the last of the inductees introduced at Fenway Park on Friday night, and applause began as soon as his picture appeared on the video board in center.
Earlier in the day, Schilling...
BOSTON -- After showing signs of life against the Yankees and the Tigers, the Red Sox are slumping once again. The team's longest winning streak this season is six games, a mark they established back in April. With two-thirds of the season over, the Red Sox are still seesawing over and under the .500 record plateau. As the Red Sox continue clawing their way through the troubles...
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Charlie Moore only has two prerequisites for guests on Charlie Moore Outdoors. They have to be famous and they have to love the outdoors. Rico Petrocelli, who played for the Red Sox from 1963-76, meets both of Moore's requirements, so he got the privilege of heading out on the lake with Charlie to do some fishing. Lucky for Petrocelli, Moore gave him a healthy compensation for...
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said last week that the goal of his team was to win the rest of the series they played for the rest of the season. They had taken 2-of-3 from both the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers.
They did fall in the finale of Tigers series and then the Minnesota Twins took the first three games of a four-game set. But thanks to birthday boy Carl...
4:18 p.m.: Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles hasn't played almost a week, but he'll make his return to the Boston lineup on Friday night for the second of four with the Minnesota Twins. It's a good time for Aviles to return, as he's the only member of the Red Sox with more than eight career at-bats against Twins starter Brian Duensing. Aviles is hitting .286 (4-for-14...
Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles hasn't played almost a week, but he'll make his return to the Boston lineup on Friday night for the second of four with the Minnesota Twins. Aviles, who has been battling a turf toe injury, hasn't played since Aug. 28. He'll hit eighth and play shortstop against Brian Duensing, as the Red Sox look to bounce back from an anemic offensive...
The Red Sox took the field on Sunday hoping to not be swept by the Minnesota Twins after dropping the first three games over the series. Franklin Morales was pitching for Josh Beckett who tweaked his back during his last start. Morales has previously been nothing short of brilliant when he was in the rotation and the Sox would need him to continue that trend.
Morales did not...
The Boston Red Sox have acquired third baseman Danny Valencia from the Minnesota Twins or a minor league outfielder.
Minnesota will get Jeremias Pineda, who was playing in Class-A.
The deal was announced during the Twins-Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Sunday.
Valencia, 27, hit just .198 with two homers and 17 RBIs in 34 games this season. He was assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket...
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In a loss that would have been stunning if only it wasn’t so predictable, closer Alfredo Aceves gave up a three-run homer to Joe Mauer in the ninth inning last night. And in the blink of an eye, the Sox...
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Pitching: LHP Felix Doubront (10-5, 4.37)
Pitching: LHP Brian Duensing (2-6, 4.53)
BOSTON -- Jamey Carroll stroked his fourth hit of the game to deliver Darin Mastroianni from second base with one out in the 10th inning, capping a comeback that saw the lowly Minnesota Twins rally from a 5-1 deficit and nip the Red Sox 6-5 Friday night. Mastroianni led off the inning with a double off loser Vicente Padilla (4-1). Brian Dozier attempted to sacrifice but his foul...
When Alex Morgan headed home Heather O'Reilly's cross, the internet nearly crumbled under the weight of American ecstasy. Famous fans from all walks of life had been watching the epic women's Olympic soccer game between the United States and Canada, and they took to Twitter to express their joy (or pain in some cases) after Morgan scored a winner for the ages. Young Boston...