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Jason Varitek Punched Alex Rodriguez In The Face 10 Years Ago Today

Ten years ago today, one of the most infamous moments of the Red Sox/Yankees rivalry took place at Fenway Park When Jason Varitek fed Alex Rodriguez a face full of glove along the first base line, sparking a huge bench-clearing brawl during a Saturday afternoon game in Boston. The brawl ended up becoming one of the defining moments of the Red Sox’ 2004 season, which culminated...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

The A-Rod VS. Varitek Brawl: One Decade Later

It's an iconic image burned into the brain of every Red Sox fan over the age of 10—Good versus Evil incarnate. Ten years ago today, Jason Varitek squared off with Alex Rodriguez in a classic brawl that can legitimately be called the watershed moment of the 2004 Championship season. When the game ended on Bill Mueller's walk-off home run, The Idiots had been galvanized....
Via FenwayNation
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Jason Varitek Playing Role In Boston Red Sox’s MLB Draft Preparation

Jason Varitek continues to play a role in helping the Boston Red Sox build their future. Varitek, now a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington, said last week at Fenway Park he’s been wearing a number of different hats in his current job with the Red Sox. The former captain represented the Red Sox at last year’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, and...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek, Derek Lowe Recall Famous Trade From Mariners To Red Sox

BOSTON — The Red Sox didn’t know what they were getting in 1997 when they acquired minor leaguers Derek Lowe and Jason Varitek from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for reliever Heathcliff Slocumb. No, really. They didn’t know. “I remember we went back to the hotel (in Albuquerque) and Jason and I were in the same room, and (Red Sox general manager Dan Duquette) thought I...
Via NESN.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
MOVING ON UP

Varitek named to BoSox front office

Jason Varitek, who spent his entire big league career with the Red Sox organization, has joined the team's front office as the Special Assistant to the General Manager.

Via NESN.com
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Varitek Could Return to Organization as Manager

Of course with the season after his retirement marked more by chaos than playoffs there would be speculation that long time captain Jason Varitek could return to manage the Red Sox.  The rumors are out there with many in the Sox fan base either not liking Bobby Valentine from the outset or turning on him during the season. The idea that Varitek could return to manage the current...
Via Bloody Sox
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

The Varitek's don't like the A-Rod picture. I don't care.

Of all the things that Jason Varitek has done during his lengthy career with the Red Sox, none is more recognizable than jamming his catcher's mitt in the face of Alex Rodriguez.  And that's something that doesn't sit well with Jason, nor his father. Via CSNNE.com: “It wasn't something that you're proud of. We've been down this road talking with my kids...
Via Ted's Army
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek bids emotional goodbye

Jason Varitek has officially announced his retirement, bringing to an end a beloved 15-year career with the Boston Red Sox. Varitek made the announcement on Thursday night at the team's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla. Many of his teammates, his parents, Red Sox ownership and his wife and three daughters all attended. Varitek says he grappled with the decision for...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek to Announce Retirement on Thursday

According to the Boston Globe Jason Varitek will announce his retirement  on Thursday in Fort Myers. Jason Varitek is expected to remain a part of the organization. Varitek first became a member of the Red Sox in 1997 when he was traded along with Derek Lowe for struggling Red Sox closer Heathcliff Slocumb. Varitek played his first game as a Red Sox on September 24, 1997 and...
Via Bloody Sox
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Varitek to retire, take job with Red Sox

The Boston Globe broke the story: Jason Varitek, a two-time World Series champion and the captain of the Red Sox from 2005-2011, will announce his retirement on Thursday in Fort Myers, sources told the Globe today. Varitek is expected to stay with the organization in some capacity. A member of the Red Sox from 1997-2011, Varitek hit .256 with 193 home runs and 757 RBIs. He was...
Via Ted's Army
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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