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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
11 hours 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
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Tells Castillo To Grab A Mitt Rusney

Rusney Castillo is expected to join the Sawx on Tuesday. Whoa, did you see that? There was a rainbow going over the world and when I said that it turned red. I wonder if that's because he's Cuban. Oh, it's probably because the Red Sox paid to sponsor the rainbow. That makes more sense. I didn't think Mother Nature would sell rainbow naming rights, but there...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: David Ortiz Left Red Sox-Royals Game Due To Family Emergency

A family emergency forced David Ortiz to leave Sunday’s Boston Red Sox game early, according to manager John Farrell. “He got called away from this game,” Farrell told reporters after the game. “There was a family emergency that he had to attend to, and he jumped on a flight late (Sunday) afternoon. He should meet us in Pittsburgh, but this is something that he had to get...
Via NESN.com
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Shines As Pawtucket Red Sox Seize Governors’ Cup Title

The Pawtucket Red Sox are one step closer to building a dynasty. The PawSox won their second International League championship in three years Saturday by defeating the Durham Bulls 4-1 in Game 5 of the teams’ Governors’ Cup finals series. The title further shows the strength of the Boston Red Sox’s farm system despite a difficult season for the major league club. Rusney Castillo...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Mike Napoli, David Ortiz

Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli and designated hitter David Ortiz are both suffering from nagging injuries that refuse to heal.  On Friday, Napoli sat out of the lineup because of a dislocated left ring finger and a sore toe.  Ortiz also sat out of the lineup Friday because of a bruised right foot.According to Jackson Alexander of MLB.com Napoli dislocated his finger in late...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia done for the year

When it rains it pours. As the Boston Red Sox wind down one of their worst seasons in franchise history — yes, even worse than the scrapheap team they put together in 2012 — more bad news hit as they lost their $110 million man in Dustin Pedroia for the remainder of the season. Pedroia, who had surgery on Thursday for a procedure doctors called a “first dorsal compartment release...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox 99 – Booming Bats

Booming bats and adequate pitching pushed the Red Sox ahead in the wild card race. They first went to Kansas City and emerged with a two-game sweep. The first was a 9-6 seesaw contest which saw Boston rally form a 3-1 deficit to go ahead 5-3 entering the ninth. In a strange set of events, closer Tim Wakefield fanned 4 hitters but, with his knuckler presenting problems for Jason Varitek...
Via Fenway West
2 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
3 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
3 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Has Surgery Today; Season Over

Dustin Pedroia will have surgery today to repair damage in his left hand and wrist that has plagued him all season long. The second baseman's 2014 season is over. Said Manager John Farrell yesterday, "He's going to have a procedure done here tomorrow by Dr. Leibman in Boston that will address what he's dealing with right now. I don't know any more specifics that...
Via FenwayNation
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Huge lightning strike lights up Fenway Park during delay

As a rule of thumb for New Englanders: if you prepare for the exact opposite of what the weathermen are predicting, you’ll be in good shape 95% of the time. Light snow storm with no chance of school/work being canceled? Go get drunk because a blizzard is coming. Sunny labor day weekend? Nope. Bring the umbrellas and foul weather gear – your cookout is going to suck. However on...
Via The Awesome Boston
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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