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Scott Atchison Receives All-Star Support in the Clubhouse, With First Base Coach Alex Ochoa As Primary Witness

BOSTON -- At 36, Scott Atchison is putting together a career year. Through 38 1/3 innings this season, Atchison has turned heads with his performance, striking out 29 batters while surrendering just five runs en route to posting a miniscule 1.17 ERA. Unlike most in the majors, Red Sox first base coach Alex Ochoa anticipated Atchison's success. After facing Atchison in Japan,...
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bat Day Returns! (For Ike And Duda)

I had hoped for a reminder of 1994 on Friday. And I got one: except it was Tim Bogar and Alex Ochoa screaming at the Tampa Bay Rays.Oh well. At least I got Ike Davis' third and fourth RBI in his last two games (close enough ... I guess). Though he's still on Interstate 68 (between West Virginia and Maryland ... he's getting closer), he's showing a couple of signs...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Bob McClure, Alex Ochoa Among Additions to Red Sox Coaching Staff

The Red Sox made one more stride toward assembling their 2012 cast on Friday, filling out the team's major league coaching staff. The team has named Bob McClure the pitching coach, while adding Alex Ochoa as the first-base coach. Tim Bogar, previously the team's third-base coach, will now assume the role of bench coach, which was vacated by DeMarlo Hale earlier this offseason...
December 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Valentine fills out Red Sox staff

The Boston Red Sox have hired Bob McClure as pitching coach and moved Tim Bogar to bench coach. The Red Sox said Friday Alex Ochoa will be first base coach on manager Bobby Valentine's staff and Jerry Royster will be the third base coach. Bogar and Ochoa both played under Valentine with the New York Mets. Bogar is in his fourth year with the Red Sox, spending the last two as...
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December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Mets COTW: Happy Thanksgiving Alex Ochoa

HAPPY THANKSGIVING In the spirit of the season, here’s a craft project that will add a fun and sporty dash of color to your holiday table. First, we’ll need to acquire a card from a Tom turkey of a set. The 1997 Leaf offering will do nicely. Then we’ll require a Meleagris gallopavo of a player. Take Alex Ochoa, for example. Now, in order to trace our design, it will be necessary...
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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