A.J. Pierzynski On Loss: ‘Sometimes You Just Have Bad Nights’ (Video)

The New York Yankees cruised past the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, coasting to a 9-3 win in Jacoby Ellsbury’s return to Fenway Park. Ellsbury went 2-for-5 with a double, a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored as he led the Yankees’ offensive attack. New York has now won four of the first five games between these two rivals this season. It wasn’t a pretty performance by...
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Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: A.J. Pierzynski Blasts First Homer As A Red Sox

The best of this week’s homers includes a lead-off blast and a Mike Trout long ball. Boston Red Sox’ A.J. Pierzynski fired a two-run shot to right field during Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees, while Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton slammed a three-run homer to dead center at Miami Park. Stanton has five home runs this season. Also making this week’s highlight reel...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Pierzynski somehow catches a HBP with his body

GIF Link A.J. Pierzynski with one of the weirder hit-by-pitches I can remember…
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patience Not Part of Pierzynski Game

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer After 17 years of Major League baseball this is not going to change.We have been watching our new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski hack and slash at what seems like every single pitch that is thrown at him.He comments in his interviews that this is how it is with him.Imagine the pitchers that read scouting reports on him and smile. Throw it anywhere but...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins President: Minnesota Made ‘Significant Offer’ To A.J. Pierzynski

The Boston Red Sox weren’t the only team interested in signing catcher A.J. Pierzynski over the offseason. Minnesota Twins president Dave St. Peter on Monday said his club made a “significant offer” to Pierzynski, among other free agents, before the veteran backstop signed a one-year, $8.5 million contract with the defending World Series champions. “We made offers to Matt...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Pierzynski, for better or for worse?

  In the latter innings of any baseball game now, it seems as if managers, pitching coaches and fans are fixated on one thing when it comes to pitchers. That is pitch count. It’s so important that many networks, including New England Sports Network, the Boston Red Sox broadcasting partner display the statistic throughout the game.   It’s no secret that one of the Red Sox tactics...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

A. J. Pierzynski Appears At Jimmy Fund Event

(A.J. Pierzynski—FenwayNation Photo)He helped the Pale Hose end a drought in 2005, and now—after a brief stop in Arlington, Texas— A. J. Pierzynski is donning Carmine Hose. He started his Boston career by participating in a signature Jimmy Fund event on Saturday—New Stars For Young Stars at Jillian's. We had a chance to chat with A.J. and ask him about one of his Single...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: On a quest for a catcher

Now that the whole league has officially entered the off-season the time has come to talk of other things: of shoes and ships and sealing wax and who the Texas Rangers’ catcher will be next season. With A.J. Pierzynski now on the market as a Free Agent Yu Darvish doesn’t have anybody to throw to. Trying to play baseball without a catcher could potentially lead to some complications...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Pierzynski thanks Chicago fans with ad

Catcher A.J. Pierzynski is routinely heralded as one of the most, if not, the most hated player in the Majors. But, for some reason, the Windy City loved him...and the two-time All-Star catcher loved Chicago right back. So much so, he did the cliche and thanked his former fans by taking out an ad in the Chicago Tribune this past weekend.  That's right, the catcher who helped...
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January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Six MLB free agents fans should fear their team signing

Free agents are normally something fans get excited about when their favorite team announces a signing.  Alas, not all signings are not created equal.  For some, you'll want to dance in the street with joy.  For others, you'll be struck with immediate buyer's remorse.  And then there are those that make you downright sick to your stomach.  These are the players that...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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