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Joe Torre: John Farrell will be fined for replay criticism

John Farrell’s harsh critique of Major League Baseball’s new replay system will make his wallet a bit lighter. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the New York Daily News on Monday that the Boston Red Sox manager will be fined for comments he made after Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees. “I’m not going to suspend him. It will be a fine,”...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia, Koji Uehara Set To Rejoin Red Sox On Tuesday

The Boston Red Sox will be joined by some familiar faces on Tuesday. Dustin Pedroia and Koji Uehara will both return to the team after undergoing exams from the team’s medical staff on Monday, Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston reports. Pedroia, who was dealing with a wrist injury that kept him out of the lineup Sunday against the New York Yankees, underwent an MRI that showed no fracture...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sign of relief: Dustin Pedroia’s wrist is not broken

As I noted when right fielder Shane Victorino went on the disabled list with a strained hamstring, the Boston Red Sox have the depth in the outfield to overcome his temporary loss to start the season. So far, they have endured although their record of 5-8 and three losses in four games to the New York Yankees do not make it look that way. Standings placement does not mean anything...
Via Beantown Banter
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia avoids fractured wrist

Boston Red Sox shortstop Dustin Pedroia received great news on Monday when an exam revieled no structural damage or break in his ailing left wrist, a source has confirmed to MLB.com. Pedrioa, who was was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the New York Yankees, just has inflammation from an injury he sustained on a takeout play at second base against the Brewers during the...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Red Sox' Dustin Pedroia should not need DL stint

The Boston Red Sox fear they may be without their star second baseman, Dustin Pedroia.  Pedroia was scratched from last night's game against the New York Yankees and he flew back to Boston without the team to have his wrist examined.  Gordon Edes of ESPN.com has the update for us:"Given Pedroia's aversion to missing time with an injury, there would seem to be legitimate...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dustin Pedroia could have serious wrist injury

The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are currently in last place in the AL East, and the ineffectiveness of Dustin Pedroia is one reason why. Pedroia injured his wrist sliding sliding into second base during Boston’s home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 4. He has played through the injury, albeit not […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: Koji Uehara, Shane Victorino

The big injury concern in Boston right now is Dustin Pedroia & his injured wrist.  Take a read of that current situation right here.  The Red Sox have concerns around their closer Koji Uehara & outfielder Shane Victorino as well.  Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe gives us the update on both.Koji UeharaUehara has been unavailable to the Red Sox since Thursday while...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: 'Hard to have any faith' in replay after calls

The Boston Red Sox came out on the wrong end Sunday of a second debatable video review in as many days. The umpires overturned what at first appeared to be an inning-ending double play in the fourth after New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi challenged the ruling on the field that Jonathan Herrera’s throw to Mike Napoli at first base had beaten Francisco Cervelli to the bag...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did the Boston Red Sox slap Jon Lester in the face with offer?

Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester has spent his entire nine-year MLB career in Boston after the Red Sox selected him in the 2nd round of the 2002 amateur draft. Lester is poised to become a free agent at season’s end with a track record worthy of a multi-year deal north of $20 million per season. However the Red Sox reportedly offered the hurler a 4 year/$70 million dollar contract...
Via Players View
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Farrell flips out on umps after being ejected

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell lost his mind on the umps after getting ejected from the Yankees game, telling him to "shove it up his f*cking ass."us
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox manager’s lips are very readable after ejection (VIDEO)

Red Sox manager John Farrell was thrown out of Sunday night’s Red Sox-Yankees game for arguing a call that was reversed in the Yankees favor following a reply.  According to new Major League Baseball rules, it’s an automatic ejection to argue a call that was reviewed. Just arguing the call wasn’t good enough for Farrell, who wanted to give instructions to first base umpire...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Gives Thumbs Up to SNL Spoof (Video)

David Ortiz has been getting a lot of heat for taking a selfie with President Obama posting it to Twitter, so of course Saturday Night Live wasted no time doing a hilarious spoof of the whole situation according to Yahoo Sports. Ortiz decided to do what he does best and tweet about it. He gave SNL his approval for the whole skit. At least Big Papi is being a good sport. Have to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Keenan Thompson spoofs David Ortiz on SNL

"Saturday Night Live" pulled off a hilarious Weekend Update skit on the David Ortiz-Samsung controversy. Watch SNL's video here.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lester Rejected 4-YR, $70-$80M Red Sox Offer

(Boston Herald Photo)As we suggested a few days ago, the Red Sox ownership may be getting us ready for the departure of Jon Lester. Now, multiple sources report that Lester, in fact, has rejected a 4-year contract extension worth between $70-$80 million. Despite an average annual value of about $18 million, in the current starting pitcher marketplace, this offer is clearly feeble...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Dempster rocks Red Sox World Series ring at Cubs game

Former Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster is taking the year off from baseball, preferring to be a mere spectator on Thursday at Wrigley Field to watch his old team, the Chicago Cubs take on the Pirates. And of course he’s got to roll with new World Series bling. Watch as he sticks out like a sore thumb with his shiny ring in the cheap seats… almost picking his nose too.
Via Low Brow Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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