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MATT BARNES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Eduardo Rodriguez, Matt Barnes Among Options To Replace Kelly In Sox Rotation

After Monday's disastrous start by Joe Kelly, the Red Sox may be making another change to their starting rotation in the near future.
Via CLNS Radio
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes Happy With His Performance In Red Sox’s 7-2 Loss (Video)

Matt Barnes was one of the lone bright spots from Monday’s 7-2 loss in Minnesota. The rookie pitcher entered the game in the second inning for starter Joe Kelly, who gave up seven runs in 1 2/3 innings. Barnes carried the Boston Red Sox through the fifth inning, providing 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief, including five strikeouts. The UConn product...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Matt Barnes Provides Relief For Boston In Blowout Loss

The one positive the Boston Red Sox can take from the clunker that was their series opener in Minnesota was the work of their bullpen. After the Twins chased Red Sox starter Joe Kelly in the second inning Monday, four members of the Boston ‘pen teamed up to toss 6 1/3 innings of scoreless relief in Boston’s eventual 7-2 loss. Championing that cause was 24-year-old right-hander...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall Matt Barnes From Triple-A, Option Travis Shaw To Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox added another bullpen arm Saturday by recalling right-handed relief pitcher Matt Barnes from Triple-A Pawtucket, the team announced. Infielder Travis Shaw was assigned to the PawSox to make room for Barnes on the major league roster. Barnes has been recalled once already this season on April 25. He pitched two scoreless innings of relief in a 5-4 loss to the Baltimore...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes Will Prepare As A Starter In Spring

(Getty Images)Red Sox pitching prospect Matt Barnes has been told by the team to prepare as a starter in Spring Training. The 24-year old right-hander was used as a reliever for the big club in September of 2014—posting a 4.00 ERA in nine innings. The 6'4" Connecticut native was the first round pick of the Red Sox in the 2011 draft. In three minor-league seasons, he's made 72 starts—going...
Via FenwayNation
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Matt Barnes Hosts Baseball Clinic For Newtown Youth

Matt Barnes continues to help his community heal. Barnes, who grew up in Bethel, Conn., hosted a free baseball clinic for kids in Newtown, Conn., on Sunday. It marked the Boston Red Sox prospect’s second clinic since the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that occurred Dec. 14, 2012. “I knew I wanted to do something,” Barnes told MLB.com. “What better way for me...
Via NESN.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Scouting Matt Barnes

Barnes, a top Sox prospect, had an impressive Major League debut (Photo: Ken Babbitt) On Wednesday’s Profcast Jake Devereaux informed me highly touted prospect Matt Barnes made his Major League debut, so needless to say I watched his start after we recorded. Barnes only threw three innings so it’s hard to judge his effectiveness as a starter (because he didn’t have to go through...
Via Baseball Professor
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes has a bright future for the Red Sox

A handful of rookie pitchers have made their debuts for the Red Sox in 2014, but despite flying under the radar, their latest call-up, Matt Barnes, might have the brightest future of them all.  2014 has been a trying year for the Red Sox, but fans have at least gotten the chance to see quite a few youngsters make their debuts. Xander Bogaerts has struggled overall, but still shown...
Via Fire Brand AL
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Call Up '11 First-Rounder Matt Barnes

(Ken Jancef/MiLB.com)According to Alex Speier of WEEI.com, the Red Sox have called up RHP Matt Barnes from AAA. Barnes, groomed as a starter, will pitch out of the bullpen for The Carmine Hose for the balance of the year. Barnes was the team's first-round draft pick in 2011. His 2014 season has been generally rocky—but he has pitched well of late (seven shutout innings in a recent...
Via FenwayNation
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox MASH Report: Barnes & Ross Both Hurting

ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes reports that Red Sox pitching prospect Matt Barnes has been shut down with shoulder inflammation. Barnes is considered to be one of the premier hurlers in the pipeline to Fenway in the near future. Red Sox manager John Farrell stated that the action was "being overly cautious". Also, Scott Lauber of The Boston Herald reports that catcher David Ross (scheduled...
Via FenwayNation
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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