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Muddy Chicken Sits, Holt Leads Off In Matinee

The Red Sox will sit the somewhat slumping Dustin Pedroia (he still leads the team in WAR) in today's matinee in America Lite. Brock 'Babe' Holt will return from his odd exile, lead off and play second base for The Carmine Hose. Shane Victorino will hit second and play right field, while Christian Vazquez will be back behind the plate and hit ninth. Rubby De La Rosa will...
Via FenwayNation
30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Sits; Brock Holt Returns As Red Sox Finish Series With Blue Jays

Dustin Pedroia is scuffling in a big way, and the Boston Red Sox second baseman is getting a day off. Pedroia is not in the starting lineup for the Sox’s series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon in Toronto. He’ll be replaced at second base by Brock Holt, as Holt returns from getting a rare night off on Wednesday night. Pedroia is in one of the worst slumps...
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia: Jake Peavy ‘Is A Bulldog Out There’ Despite Record (Video)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy has the worst luck. Boston’s 7-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday put another L on Peavy’s record, which now stands at 1-9. And it’s not for lack of trying on Peavy’s part. His 2.91 run support average was the lowest in the American League going into Tuesday’s game, and his team only made that worse, as they failed to score...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox facing tough decisions due to recent resurgence

Throughout the first few months of the season, the Boston Red Sox struggled to keep pace with the early leaders of the new look-AL East, occupying the basement of a division that is no longer led by it’s traditional powers. But as the All-Star break began closing in on the season’s first-half, the Fenway-faithful saw signs of life in their beloved Bosox, giving baseball fans...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz passes Carl Yastrzemski on all-time home run list

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz continued his climb through the game’s record book ranks on Monday. Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career to move past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list.  The Red Sox also won their fifth straight game with a 14-1 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. Ortiz tied Yastrzemski with a two-run blast to...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Helps 12-Year-Old Take On Green Monster In ESPN’s ‘My Wish’ (Video)

Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox made 12-year-old Jace Andrews’ dream come true in ESPN’s latest installment of “My Wish.” Jace, of Montgomery, Texas, was born with eight heart defects and given a 50-50 chance of survival. He underwent a nine-hour open heart surgery when he was just three days old and then had two more heart surgeries when he was 9 months and 3 1/2 years...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox GM: ‘I didn’t do a good enough job building a complete offense’

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan” on Thursday morning that it is his fault the team is having the worst first half in nearly 20 years. The Red Sox are in last place in the American League East with a 43-52 record and are last in the AL in runs scored (367). “I think obviously our biggest issue, at least up until very recently...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Dustin Pedroia Makes an Impassioned Plea to Add KISS to the Clubhouse Playlist

Look, guys, I’m not particularly happy about the way we’ve been playing. For a dead-ass last place team, we’ve got a lot of heart. And we’re still the world champs until someone wrestles the f$%king trophy out of our hands. But as some of these asshole tweeters keep pointing out, we’re on track to be a worse team than we were under Bobby V. And as the de facto captain of...
Via Surviving Grady
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox: Is it time to sit down Dustin Pedroia?

Dustin Pedroia is hitting .268, well below his usual average as a career .300 hitter. Is it worth it to continue to play him hurt?
Via CLNS Radio
29 days ago  |  Discuss

What is going wrong with the Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox win last night put their record at 32-38, 8.5 games behind the first place Toronto Blue Jays. Last season through 70 games, the Sox were 42-28 and on their way to winning the World Series. So what is the big difference from last season? First, let’s take a look at the offense from last year and the offense so far from this year. At first glance, the numbers are...
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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