Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Are Sox Hoarding Middlebrooks For Giancarlo?

Part Of A Mega-Deal?'s Jon Heyman speculates that Boston's hesitancy to trade Will Middlebrooks now might be because they're saving him to be part of a bigger deal for Giancarlo Stanton. Another, more mundane, reason could be that Boston needs all the right-handed power they can muster in their organization—and Middlebrooks has at least shown that capability...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Will Middlebrooks edition

Not long ago, Will Middlebrooks was viewed as one of the very best young players on the Boston Red Sox’ roster. Oh, how the mighty have fallen. After a slew of injuries this season, most recently a broken right index finger, Will Middlebrooks has barely seen the field — just 71 at-bats in 21 games. Even when he gets healthy, the signing of Stephen Drew and transition of Xander...
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Red Sox are reluctant to deal Middlebrooks

The Red Sox have been receiving decent trade interest in recent days in third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who's on injury rehab following his slow start in Boston. But while he looks like a logical trade candidate who may benefit from a change of scenery, Red Sox people are said to seem quite reluctant to deal Middlebrooks. There could be two reasons for this. The first one is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks, Carp Progressing In Rehab; Victorino To Get Back To Action

The Boston Red Sox have Friday off due to the effects of Tropical Storm Arthur, but their players on the mend will still work on their respective rehab assignments. Mike Carp, who had been rehabbing with Triple-A Pawtucket because of a broken foot, will play with Double-A Portland this weekend. During 13 at-bats with the PawSox, Carp had just one hit and struck out five times...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Will Middlebrooks, Shane Victorino

The Boston Red Sox lost to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday by the score of 2-1. The loss dropped the Red Sox to 38-46, fourth in the American League East. The Red Sox continue to struggle offensively and are 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Two starters, who could provide some offensive spark upon their return from the disabled list are Shane Victorino and Will Middlebrooks...
Via MLB Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Shut Down Middlebrooks, Victorino For Foreseeable Future

The Boston Red Sox season of gloom continues. The team announced that it was shutting down outfielder Shane Victorino and third baseman Will Middlebrooks for the foreseeable future. Victorino is out with recurring lower back problems and is receiving treatment. With Victorino out indefinitely, the team’s decision to promote another outfielder probably looks to be a choice between...
Via Baseball News Source
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Grasping for answers

The Boston Red Sox are not a good team. There, I said it. And I think it’s time everybody else finally said it too. Stop holding on to the glory of 2013 and call a spade a spade. Maybe it’s because I’m not from Boston, or maybe it’s because I have a functioning brain and understand that sports simply don’t work that way (especially baseball), but I’m just not one of...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Will Middlebrooks to try the outfield

Maureen Mullen tips us off to the Boston Red Sox plans to reconfigure the value rehabbing third baseman Will Middlebrooks, and it seems like a new fit everyone will benefit from.By Keith Allison Wikimedia CommonsThe defending champs sit nine games back of the rivals to the north in the AL East, and five and a half in the AL Wild Card, which is a fun statistical quirk once you realize...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Middlebrooks To Try New Glasses During Rehab Stint With Pawtucket

Will Middlebrooks has been sidelined for almost a month. He’s now scheduled to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday, albeit with a slight change. Middlebrooks, who tested out contacts during spring training, will try out prescription sports glasses while with the PawSox. Middlebrooks is slightly nearsighted but found contact lenses to be a pain. “They were...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenny Dell goes to prom with high school junior

Trying to get a celebrity or television personality to go to prom with you on Twitter is one of the most popular moves a modern day high schooler can pull. It rarely works, but every now and then someone’s exhausting effort pays off. Such was the case with Rockland (Mass.) High School junior Cam Stuart, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
Red Sox News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

MLB players likely to be traded by July 31st

10 best WWE matches of 2014 so far

Breaking down NFL MVP odds

The best GMs in the NFL today

Best 40 and under college football coaches

Most underpaid players in the NBA

Trade needs for each MLB contender

Who is the #1 fantasy football pick?

Most exciting walkoffs of the week

Way-too-early 2014 bowl projections

NBA free agency and trade tracker

The longest homers of the week

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.