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David Ross completed his first rehab stint in Double-A Portland this morning. Ross has been on the concussion list since May 12, and was cleared for baseball activities on Monday. Ross caught five innings for Franklin Morales, who was playing his fifth rehab game.
Ross went 1-for-3 with an one-RBI double, one run, and and...
It will be a carefully controlled rehab start for Franklin Morales tonight with the Pawtucket Red Sox.
He will be on a pitch count limit of fifty pitches tonight. Last week he threw two scoreless innings in Double A Portland and expectations are that he will have two more outings after tonight before returning to the Red Sox bullpen.
He went on the disabled list on 31 March for...
Franklin Morales will more than likely begin the season on the disabled list. Now, it’s a matter of just how long the reliever will be sidelined.
Morales, who was sent to Boston to see specialists this week, has been diagnosed with a bulging disc in his lower back. The left-hander received an epidural injection, but it’s unclear when he’ll be able to start throwing.
We knew Franklin Morales was out due to injury, but the prognosis seems to have worsened as Morales has a bulging disc according to Peter Abraham (and a bunch of other beat writers, but his tweet was the first I saw). There's no timetable on his return, and he had an epidural, according to Sean McAdam.
With Morales and Breslow both out, we know a few things. One: Andrew Miller...
Things are not looking good for Red Sox pitcher Franklin Morales as he's traveling back to Boston to receive additional diagnosis and treatment for his ailing lower back. Morales was a key member (again it was the 2012 season so take that with a grain of salt) of the 2012 Red Sox pitching staff ending the year with a 3-4 record, 3.77 ERA in 37 games last season.
It is becoming less and less likely that Boston Red Sox
left-handed reliever Franklin Morales is able to get healthy in time to start
the regular season on the team’s active roster, according to Ian Brown of
MLB.com. More likely, Brown notes that Morales is expected to begin the year on
the disabled list.
Morales has been dealing with a lower back issue that has
Franklin Morales proved to be a valuable asset to the Red Sox last season, and his versatility didn’t go unnoticed.
According to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, a few teams have contacted the Sox about Morales this offseason and a few others have the left-hander on their list of pitchers to watch closely in spring training.
Morales went 3-4 with a 3.77 ERA in 37 appearances...
Last night, Franklin Morales got a save. Here is what Franklin Morales did:
Enters game, leading by three, with one runner on and one out in the inning;
Gets groundout for second out;
Singles to right field;
So how did he get a save? His horse...
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Morales allowed two runs on four hits in five innings, while fanning nine and walking no one. Of the two runs allowed by Morales, the second could have been prevented had Dustin Pedroia and Darnell McDonald...
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Rays second baseman Will Rhymes collapsed into the arms of his first base coach after being hit by a 95mph pitch during the 8th inning of Wednesday’s game. Rhymes was hit by a 2-2 fastball from Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales directly on the forearm. He immediately went down in pain, but he managed to make his way down to first base. Shortly after reaching base, Rhymes took...