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Drake Britton Recalled For Second Game Of Red Sox-Rays Doubleheader

BOSTON — The Red Sox have recalled left-hander Drake Britton from Triple-A Pawtucket for the second game of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Britton will serve as the 26th man on the Red Sox’s active roster for Game 2. Under Major League Baseball Rules, teams are permitted to add an extra player for the second game of doubleheaders played within...
Via NESN.com
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake Britton Quietly Dominating In Red Sox Bullpen

Remember the Red Sox minor league pitcher who was pulled over during spring training for going 113 MPH and then handed the cop his debit card when he asked for his license?  Yeah, that was Drake Britton.  Such buffoonery often winds up being the headline of a young ballplayer’s career.  Many more pitchers flame out that make it in the bigs and when you heard the story about...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Should Boston Red Sox keep Drake Britton around for rest of season?

It’s been a long time since the Boston Red Sox had a young left handed pitcher that has made an immediate impact in the major leagues. That seems to have change in the short term as lefty Drake Britton, who was summoned from Triple-A Pawtucket recently has made a good first impression coming out of the bullpen for the Red Sox. In only five relief appearances, Britton hasn’t allowed...
Via CLNS Radio
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Drake Britton could start for Boston Red Sox on Sunday in Oakland

After being arrested for DUI earlier this spring, Drake Britton’s season has finally turned around for the best with his pitching in minor league and to three months later, being in the mix to start the for Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon in Oakland. Britton, who came into the 2013 season without to prove after nearly spending five seasons in the minor has put together a solid...
Via CLNS Radio
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Drake Britton ‘Extremely Remorseful’ About DUI Arrest, ‘Negativity’ He Brought to Red Sox

Both Drake Britton and the Red Sox understand the severity of the left-hander’s recent DUI arrest. And while neither side has commented much on the matter, it’s obvious Britton feels a great deal of regret. “I’m extremely remorseful,” Britton said. “It’s an internal matter that’s going on right now. I’m sorry for the negativity that I brought, but that’s about...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Drake Britton Arrested in Fort Myers for DUI, Reckless Driving

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jail records says Red Sox left-hander Drake Britton was arrested in Fort Myers, Fla., for driving under the influence. The 23-year-old was arrested early Saturday morning. He was also charged with reckless driving and DUI with property damage. He posted bond later that day. His arrest report says Britton was speeding when a deputy tried to stop him for “numerous...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox minor leaguer Drake Britton was arrested after an awful evening

Boston Red Sox minor league pitcher Drake Britton, participating in his first major league camp this spring, was arrested on Saturday morning on charges of reckless driving, DUI, and property damage. The tale of Britton's arrest is a harrowing one that should result in serious charges, but will likely conclude with a slap on the wrist. Here's the decription of his arrest...
Via The Outside Corner
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox left-hander Drake Britton arrested for DUI

Jail records says Red Sox left-hander Drake Britton was arrested in Fort Myers, Fla., for driving under the influence. The 23-year-old was arrested early Saturday morning. He was also charged with reckless driving and DUI with property damage. He posted bond later that day. His arrest report says Britton was speeding when a deputy tried to stop him for ''numerous traffic...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox prospect arrested on reckless driving

Via Gordon Edes' Twitter page comes word that Sox prospect Drake Britton was arrested Saturday for DUI, reckless driving, and property damage. In a series of tweets, Edes notes that Britton was going 111 mph in a 45 zone, and was arrested just before 5:00 in the morning. He swerved between cars and eventually hit a curb and crashed through a barbed-wire fence. Terrible news...
Via Ted's Army
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Drake Britton Takes Big Strides Toward Becoming Boston's Next Left-Handed Starting Pitcher (Video)

Drake Britton could be in the Red Sox' starting rotation before you know it. Britton started his 2012 campaign in Single-A Salem and pitched to a 3-5 record and 5.80 ERA. That was good enough to get him a promotion to Double-A Portland, where he pitched much better. In 16 starts with the Sea Dogs, he went 4-7 with a 3.72 ERA. Britton attributes much of his recent success to his...
Via NESN.com
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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