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Ryan Roberts Gets First Red Sox Start Tuesday

Newly-acquired infielder Ryan Roberts will get his first start in Carmine Hose tonight against the Rangers. Roberts will start at third base and hit in the eighth spot in the order. Jonny Gomes will get the start in left and bat lead-off. Grady Sizemore will be back in center field and hit fifth. Jackie Bradley, Jr. will again play right and bat ninth. The so-far spotty Felix Doubront...
Via FenwayNation
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Roberts: Journey To Boston Red Sox Like ‘Bud Light Commercial’

BOSTON — Ryan Roberts, presumably, didn’t run into Don Cheadle walking a llama, play Arnold Schwarzenegger in ping pong or mysteriously end up on stage at a OneRepublic concert. But Roberts’ 12 days between opting out of his contract with the Chicago Cubs on March 27 and signing with the Boston Red Sox on Monday have been interesting. “If I had to relate it best, I’d say...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox News: Boston signs Ryan Roberts

The Boston Red Sox have signed infielder Ryan Roberts to a split contract, according to WBZ in Boston. The defending champs acted quickly, signing "Tat-man" just one day after placing third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the disabled list with a calf strain.Roberts has spent most of his career at third base (217 games), but played 48 games at second for Tampa Bay last...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Rays' Ryan Roberts flashes stylish batting gloves

Tampa Bay Rays utility man Ryan Roberts is sporting some pretty slick batting gloves this spring.The 32-year-old flashed his pair of Rays-inspired hitting aides in front of an MLB.com camera on Monday. And judging by the look of them, Roberts will be able to grip just about anything that comes his way this season. Needless to say, even Spiderman is impressed.Via MLB.com
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberts homers in Rays debut

Ryan Roberts certainly made a good impression on his new Tampa Bay Rays teammates. After arriving in the Camden Yards visitors' clubhouse around 5 p.m., Roberts started at third base in his Rays debut, homering and reaching base two other times in Tampa Bay's 10-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. "I just wanted to come over and blend in and do my part," Roberts...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

D-backs designate Roberts for assignment

PHOENIX -- Third baseman Ryan Roberts, a surprising and key contributor to the Diamondbacks' 2011 National League West championship season, was designated for assignment on Tuesday. His spot on the 25-man roster was filled by infielder John McDonald, who was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list following a rehabilitation assignment. Roberts, 31, was hitting .252 with nine...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Roberts' walk-off homer could spark D-backs

PHOENIX -- From early on Friday it appeared the Diamondbacks were in for a long night, buried by starter Daniel Hudson's six-run second inning. Little by little, though, the D-backs dug out, and third baseman Ryan Roberts gave the team a moment to build on. Roberts' three-run walk off home run in the ninth inning sent the D-backs to their third straight win, 9-8 over the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

D-Backs gave away tattoo sleeves in honor of ‘Tatman’ Ryan Roberts (Pictures)

The Arizona Diamondbacks held one of the stranger giveaways of the season on Saturday. In honor of heavily-tattooed infielder Ryan Roberts, the team gave away tattoo sleeves (seen above) to the first 20,000 fans in attendance. Roberts had a career season for the D-Backs last year, bashing a career-high 19 home runs with 65 RBIs. He began being called “Tatman” because of all...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

D-backs notebook: Roberts' starting job secure

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson on Monday seemed to suggest the situation at third base might not be as clear cut as it appeared when asked if Ryan Roberts and Geoff Blum might share time there, but Gibson's comments Tuesday cleared things up. "Ryan Roberts is my third baseman," Gibson said when asked if the situation at third base might be fluid...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

D-backs avoid arbitration with Montero, Roberts

PHOENIX The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Tuesday that they have avoided arbitration and agreed to terms with All-Star catcher Miguel Montero and infielder Ryan Roberts on one-year contracts. Montero, 28, was named to his first National League All-Star Team in 2011 and led all NL catchers with a .471 slugging percentage, 36 doubles, 55 extra-base hits and 86 RBI. Montero hit ...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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