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Curt Schilling: ‘Chewing tobacco is what gave me cancer’

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling told WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday morning that chewing tobacco is what caused him to have squamous cell carcinoma, a type of mouth cancer. Schilling used chewing tobacco for three decades. “I’ll go to my grave believing that was why I got what I got,” he said on the radio show. “Absolutely. No question...
Via Sports-Glory
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top-10 MLB Buy Low & Sell High: Red Sox Yoenis Cespedes, Cards Adam Wainwright

Each and every week FFLockerRoom will be here to give you the players that are underachieving or getting unlucky and therefore are buy low candidates as well as those overachieving that you should market for trade! These players will have an impact on most 2014 Fantasy Baseball rosters and transactions can make or break your season. Utilizing this list along with the FFLockerRoom 2014...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox interested in Giancarlo Stanton

Every fan of the Boston Red Sox has been dreaming of Giancarlo Stanton mashing balls onto Landsdowne Street for about a year or so. These were just fantasies though because there was really nothing driving that idea. Now, after the slew of trade deadline maneuvers, it appears that the Sox may be getting their assets built up for a blockbuster. CBS baseball insider Jon Heyman reports...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: What now?

After a weird and wild deadline day, iSportsWeb’s Jay McAree and Alex Peters dry their eyes and sit down to discuss where the Red Sox will head next, after losing a third of their World Series-winning squad and re-setting for the 2015 season.  AP: So that was crazy, right? Like really, really crazy. First off, I just want to say that I was angry that the Red Sox wouldn’t pony...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester says goodbye to Red Sox with full page ad

Jon Lester picked up his first win in his first start with the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.  The former Boston Red Sox held the Kansas City Royals to three runs in 6 2/3 innings. Lester took out a full page ad in the Boston Globe to say goodbye to Red Sox Nation on Sunday. Dear Red Sox Nation, I have a lifetime of great memories of Boston highlighted by 2 World Championships!...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes Makes Red Sox Debut, Still Has Far More Work To Do

BOSTON — Yoenis Cespedes had been with the Red Sox for less than 24 hours, and already people around the club were marveling at the damage he is capable of inflicting with his bat. “It’s as much raw power as you’re going to find in the game,” manager John Farrell said. “His middle-of-the-order presence is something that we’ve needed to lengthen our our lineup.” Cespedes...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes ‘Felt Comfortable’ During First Game With Red Sox (Video)

The newest Boston Red Sox made his debut on Saturday afternoon. Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes batted fourth and played left field during his first game with the team. He went 1-for-4 with a single and a run scored in Boston’s 6-4 loss to the New York Yankees. “I came in and felt comfortable,” Cespedes said of his first game. “It was nice to see a lot of fans in the stands,...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

'Cuban Missle' Off-Target?: Not In Sox Lineup

Apparently, new Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes—AKA 'The Cuban Missle'—has not yet landed in Boston. Or, if he has, he's not 'suited-up, ready to roll' tonight against The Evil Empire. The Red Sox will be sending out the following extremely odd line-up tonight:  Brock Holt RF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Mike Napoli 1B, Allen Craig LF, Xander Bogaerts SS...
Via FenwayNation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Assistant GM: Yoenis Cespedes Had Team Immediately ‘Intrigued’

The Boston Red Sox went into Thursday’s Major League Baseball trade deadline as sellers. Somehow, they were able to sellers and buyers. The Sox were arguably the busiest team on baseball’s craziest day, as general manager Ben Cherington was wheeling and dealing, trading away some big pieces for players the Sox hope can contribute right away. One of those players the Red Sox...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Trade Jon Lester to Oakland Athletics

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics with Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes!.  Lester has started 241 games for the Red Sox since the 2006 season, winning 110 games, including 10 in 2014.  2012 was the only time Lester lost double digit games in a season and finished under .500. #452436362 / gettyimages.comThe Athletics will add Lester to...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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