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Listen: Interview with Ken Burns on 20th anniversary of ‘Baseball’

The award-winning Ken Burns has done so much for the baseball community. The Boston-area legend found some time to give us a great interview. In our discussion, Burns talks about "Baseball's" film production, some of its notable interview subjects, and its legacy...
Via The Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pete Abraham: Red Sox Will Ease Rusney Castillo Into Big-League Role (Video)

Rusney Castillo has the potential to do big things for the Boston Red Sox. For now, though, he’s still a rookie making his Major League debut, and the organization is being careful to treat him as such. Castillo played just 11 games in Boston’s minor league system before being called up Wednesday to start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and manager John Farrell said recently...
Via NESN.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sox Get Shut Out in Loss to Pirates

The Red Sox headed into Pittsburgh to play a series against the Pirates as the season winds down.  The Sox had rookie Anthony Ranaudo on the mound and he kept with his trend of giving up the long ball.  Ranaudo took his 3rd loss of the season while once again another team pitched a shutout against the Sox. The Pirates first got on the scoreboard in the 2nd inning when Ranaudo gave...
Via Fenway West
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Castillo Gets the Calls

So the Red Sox signed some guy named Rusney Castillo and now two-thirds of their projected 2015 outfield is comprised of defected Cubans. Castillo will get the start in center field for the Red Sox on Wednesday against the Pirates, so let’s take a look at Boston’s project. Projecting Cuban players is among the most difficult things in baseball, primarily because of a lack of...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Quick hits

At this point in the season the Boston Red Sox are not playing for wins and losses. That time has come and gone. Instead, they are playing to evaluate and showcase talent while gauging which players they believe can impact the 2015 team, and which players would be better served elsewhere. So, for all things 2015, let’s take a look at what’s been going on this week: Matt Barnes...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Farrell: Rusney Castillo 'likely' to debut Wednesday

Rusney Castillo has been fast-tracked through the minor leagues, and the new Boston Red Sox outfielder is set to make his debut with the big club. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday on MLB Network Radio that the Cuban-born outfielder is “likely” to make his major league debut on Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Farrell, Castillo will play center...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwin Escobar Goes For PawSox In Title Game

Edwin EscobarTonight, the Pawtucket Red Sox will try to become the best AAA team in the nation—as they face off against the PCL champ Omaha Storm Chasers. On the mound for the PawSox will be one of the assets Boston got back for Jake Peavy—Edwin Escobar. Only 22, the left-handed Escobar is projected to be a top of the rotation starter down the road, and is ranked #56 among all...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Red Sox: Rusney Castillo Getting the Call, Red Sox Playing Spoiler

Rusney Castillo should be up with the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday (Photo by Kelly O’Conner via SittingStill.smugmug.com) The Boston Red Sox may have struggled at home against the Baltimore Orioles this past week with a three-game sweep against the A.L. East-leading squad, but the offense improved to win three out of four at Kansas City to improve to 66-84 with only two weeks remaining...
Via Fire Brand AL
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Dumped One Carp, Looking At Another

Carp-To-Carp WalletingAccording to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe (the boring broadsheet now owned by John Henry), the Red Sox may be in the hunt for Hiroshima Carp pitcher Kenta Maeda. The righthander will be available on the international market in November, and Boston (in need of two starters) will likely put up the $25 million posting fee. They will also explore trades with...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten Reasons To Watch Boston Red Sox Until End Of 2014 Season (Photos)

The Boston Red Sox’s playoff hopes evaporated a long time ago. It’s a disappointing reality for an organization that won a World Series title last season. It isn’t time to tune out these Red Sox, though. Sure, they won’t play into October. But there are several storylines worth monitoring over the final two weeks of the 2014 regular season. The Red Sox figure to be extremely...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Some times the worst deals are the ones you dont make

Koji Uehara by Kelly O’Connor Hashtag regret. I have no idea what hashtag means. I do know that it is the ‘pound’ symbol, but beyond that and using it to tag things, I couldnt tell you any more. Any way, that’s not important to this article. regret, however, is. I think most people have probably heard the mantra “sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make.”...
Via Fire Brand AL
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava on farewell tour?

The last days of Daniel Nava?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer We have a question that begs an answer.Why is Daniel Nava playing every day in the Red Sox outfield?He is on a single year contract, getting a salary that you can easily DFA or trade away, but yet there he is standing out in the Fenway outfield almost every game.It is no secret that the Red Sox have a surplus on outfielders...
Via RedSoxLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt illness leads to darker symptoms

Collision from Aug 25 vs Blue JaysEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The Red Sox infielder and all around super hero Brock Holt has not played since Sep. 5.We thought he left the game with dizziness due to the bug that was going around that sidelined Mike Napoli and Will Middlebrooks last week, but it appears that Holt continues to have concussion-like symptoms.He was sent yesterday...
Via RedSoxLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BoSox chairman: Team plans to spend big money in free agency

The Boston Red Sox were the 2013 World Series champions, and in 2014 they took a nosedive. With 2014 all but over for the franchise and everyone looking forward to 2015, chairman Tom Werner expressed that the team is going to have plenty of money for free agent spending. Speaking on WEEI, Werner said Boston […]
Via Full Scale Sports
6 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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