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Wright or E-Rod could start 4th game of season

Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Wednesday that left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and right-hander Steven Wright are both "in play" as candidates to start the fourth game of the regular season against the Rays rather than going on the disabled list.
Via RedSox.com
25 minutes ago

David Ortiz blasts Tom Brady’s diet as 'suffering'

Two of the most iconic athletes in modern Boston history won’t be getting together any time soon to pitch a healthy lifestyle.We already know about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s somewhat ridiculous diet. Heck, here’s a cookbook Brady himself is selling.Brady and his wife, Gisele, are known for being health nuts. Their diet consists of three bottles of water after every...
Via SNIPdaily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Drew Pomeranz Will Open Season On DL With Arm Strain

Not surprisingly, a key piece of the 2018 Red Sox starting rotation will start the year on the disabled list. Drew Pomeranz went down with a left forearm flexor strain on March 2nd in a Spring game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Of course, the crack Red Sox medical team 'poo-pooed' the injury as nothing major. Now, the lefty will be sidelined for an unknown length of time. In addition...
Via FenwayNation
2 hours ago

Jerry Remy Begins 2018 TV Comeback This Thursday

Remy And E-I-C in 1992 Red Sox legend Jerry Remy will broadcast his first game of 2018 on Thursday of this week (1:05 PM Channel 25 in Boston/NESN elsewhere). Emerging this Spring after his fifth bout with cancer, Remy plans to broadcast 115 of the team's 162 games this season. After his most recent June 2017 surgery, Remy has undergone both chemotherapy and radiation treatments...
Via FenwayNation
2 hours ago

Will Alex Cora make the difference for Red Sox in 2018?

There’s no learning curve for the first-time manager. He has a team that is expected to win now.
Via Boston.com
3 hours ago

David Ortiz weighs in on potential of Giancarlo Stanton-Aaron Judge duo

The New York Yankees boast a formidable one-two power-hitting punch in their batting order thanks to the offseason acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton, who joins slugger Aaron Judge.The case can be made that the Stanton-Judge duo has the potential to be among the best pairing of power hitters in a lineup in recent MLB memory. And one former ballplayer who once was part of one such fearsome...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Decade of Red Sox Relievers

Spring Training is well underway, which has the baseball world looking ahead to the upcoming season. Despite this, some recent news has me looking backwards a little bit. On March 9, Koji Uehara elected to return to Japan to play out (presumably) the remainder of his professional career Yomiuri Giants. Koji spent last season with the Chicago Cubs, but like the rest of that roster...
Via BP Boston
6 hours ago

Red Sox set to thrive with fresh faces, outlook

The Red Sox have one ace (Chris Sale) who is in his prime and a near lock to be dominant again this season. They have another ace (David Price) who is healthy again, and determined to get back to what he once was for the Rays, Tigers and Blue Jays.
Via RedSox.com
16 hours ago

Travis among top prospect performers

Red Sox first baseman Sam Travis was among top prospect performers on Tuesday.
Via RedSox.com
17 hours ago

Boston Red Sox 2018 season preview: Lineup upgraded, but still some questions

Can the Sox fend off a souped-up Yankees team and win the AL East for the third straight season?
Via CBSSports.com
1 day ago

Chris Sale named Red Sox’ Opening Day starter

David Price and Rick Porcello will follow in the rotation.
Via Boston.com
1 day ago

Royals agree to terms with Clay Buchholz

The Royals have agreed to a minor-league deal with righty Clay Buchholz, a report from Bob Nightengale of USA Today indicates (Twitter links). If the deal is finalized, Buchholz can earn at a $1.5MM rate in the majors and reach up to $250K in incentives. The contract also includes an opt-out opportunity on May 1st.Kansas City seems like a good spot for the veteran hurler to attempt...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Assessing the early results of the Boston Red Sox new Spring pitching approach

New manager Alex Cora and new pitching coach Dana LeVangie had a simple message for pitchers this spring: take it easy. The laid-back attitude is part of the new approach that Boston Red Sox upper management keeps talking about this offseason. The idea is most simply not to overtax the pitchers any more than they need to be ready for the regular season. For example, on days that...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AL East Notes: Torres, Pomeranz, Davis, Orioles, McKay

The Yankees will deploy Gleyber Torres in roughly a “50-50” split between second base and shortstop at Triple-A this season, manager Aaron Boone told MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch and other reporters.  Torres has spent the vast majority of his four pro seasons as a shortstop but received some time at second base over the last two seasons and third base in 2017.  One of the game’s top prospects...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AL Notes: Ohtani, Sipp, Red Sox, Rangers, Jays

While there have been questions over whether the Angels will demote Shohei Ohtani to the minors to begin the season, it seems they do plan to have him open 2018 in the majors, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports. In terms of results, it hasn’t been a good spring for the 23-year-old Japanese phenom, who has yielded 15 earned runs against 25 outs as a pitcher and collected...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez’s monster home run sails over Green Monster at JetBlue park

A lot of MLB players are still attempting to find their groove, which is what March’s exhibition games are for.Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez, on the other hand, is already hitting moon shots.Vazquez crushed a ball so hard in Thursday’s spring training against the Blue Jays that it actually cleared the replica Green Monster at JetBlue Park. That ball was hit so hard it still may...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Is The RED SOX Starting Rotation A Problem?

Alex Barth and Nick Quaglia are joined by Matt McCarthy of 98.5 The Sports Hub to talk about the Red Sox starting rotation and whether or not we think it's a problem for the 2018 club. Who's the concrete number five starter? And can we really trust David Price at this point? To catch the roundtable's full audio, follow this link here: http://bit.ly/2oZzcTP ----------------------...
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox players wear shirts to support Craig Kimbrel’s daugther

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel has not been with the team for about two weeks as he deals with family health issues, but his teammates are showing their support for the pitcher at spring training.Kimbrel and his wife Ashley welcomed a baby girl, Lydia, in November. Just four days after she was born, Lydia underwent a surgical procedure for a heart condition. She has since had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gonzalez gets another shot with the Colorado Rockies

A lot can change over the course of a year — just ask outfielder Carlos Gonzalez.Before the 2017 season got underway, the Colorado Rockies offered their longtime player an extension that could’ve been worth up to three years and $45 million in an attempt to have him forgo free agency the upcoming winter. He rejected it, instead opting to play out the final season of a seven-year...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price believes 2018 will be ‘best’ season of his career

David Price’s career with the Red Sox so far has been a disaster.The former ace signed a seven-year, $217 million contract with the team before the 2016 season, which, so far, has looked like one of the worst deals in MLB free agency history.Price’s first season with the club was arguably the worst of his career, as he posted a 3.99 ERA. He showed some improvements last season, with...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price is ready for his best season

David Price is ready for the best Major League Baseball season of his career. Well, with the Boston Red Sox anyway.In his two regular seasons with the Red Sox, Price has 51 appearances (46 starts) to his name, with an ERA/FIP of 3.84/3.61 to go along with them. But that’s not good enough for the 32-year-old lefty. And he’s ready to prove everybody wrong this coming season.“I feel...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

J.D. Martinez motivated to shake rep as bad defender

Fresh off landing one of the biggest free agent contracts of the winter, JD Martinez now has his sights set on another goal.The Boston Red Sox outfielder said on Sunday that he hates his reputation as a poor defender and is motivated to change the public perception of him on that side of the ball, per Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald. Martinez, who just signed a five-year,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Closer Craig Kimbrel leaves Red Sox for infant daughter's heart surgery

Craig Kimbrel will be away from the Red Sox during a part of spring training to deal with something much more serious than baseball. His infant daughter is having a second procedure done on her heart. The Kimbrel’s daughter, Lydia, was born in November. Before Lydia’s birth, Kimbrel and his wife knew that their daughter would have heart issues.Despite dealing with that knowledge...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley on Martinez: We're going to step on everybody's neck

The Boston Red Sox have officially signed J.D. Martinez. And perhaps nobody’s more excited about it than Hanley Ramírez. In fact, this is his message for the rest of the league.“Hanley Ramírez on the addition of JD Martinez: ‘Now we’re going to step on everybody’s neck.’”It’s not that simple obviously, but he’s right to be fired about the move. After all, if Martinez is even a fraction...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox will not change terms of JD Martinez deal

After a rather lengthy delay, the Boston Red Sox are reportedly poised to finalize the terms of the J.D. Martinez deal.Though reports indicated six days ago that Martinez and the Red Sox had agreed a deal, the confirmation has been held up by an unspecified medical issue. There was even some talk that the terms of the contract could be adjusted.That apparently hasn’t been necessary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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