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Red Sox to help Napoli with sleep apnea issues

Napoli has struggled this season, nagging injuries haven't helpedSource: http://blogs.denverpost.comBrian Hines (@BringLesterBack)Contributing WriterIt was a rough season for the Red Sox and their fans. After winning the World Series they now sit at the bottom of their division. Somebody who didn't contribute as much as he did last year was Mike Napoli. Nap suffered an...
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Surgery On Buchholz Knee Deemed Successful

The Red Sox announced that this morning's meniscus surgery on the right knee of pitcher Clay Buchholz was successful. The right-handed starter is expected to make a full recovery in time for next February's Spring Training. The 30-year old Texan was 8-11 in 2014 with an ERA of 5.34. He is signed through 2015—with team options for 2016-17.
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Red Sox Rumors: Boston targeting LH bats

With the MLB offseason just starting for many teams that weren't able to make the postseason, the Boston Red Sox have begun to put their free agent plans to work and that includes one major area. Left-handed hitting to surround David Ortiz in the lineup.#480076537 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a report by Ian Browne on m.redsox.mlb.com: By adding three right-handed...
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Red Sox Report Card: Grading Boston’s Tumultuous 2014 Season (Photos)

The Boston Red Sox did little to please the professor in 2014. The defending World Series champions staggered to a 71-91 record, finishing in last place in the American League East. Boston never really was in contention, as the club stumbled out of the gate and never gained traction while quickly plummeting to the bottom of the division. World Series hangovers are nothing new. The...
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Boston Red Sox 2015 Infield Preview

The Boston Red Sox ended a disappointing season, just one year removed from a World Series title, in last place in the AL East. Offensive production was a big issue for the Red Sox, and they will need solid production from the infield after totally retooling the outfield. Next year, we could see very interesting changes and tough decisions will have to be made this offseason. Let’s...
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Will Middlebrooks Will Not Play Any Winter Ball

(Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks probably just made the worst PR decision of his young career. Despite the urging of the team for him to play in Winter Ball, Middlebrooks has decided to spend the off-season healing from his multiple injuries. The 26-year old missed 99 games this year with an assortment of maladies (the most troublesome...
Via FenwayNation
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Ben Cherington, Red Sox Striving For Long-Term, Sustainable Success

BOSTON — Worst to first to worst. The Red Sox have been all over the map the last three years. A World Series triumph, like the one Boston enjoyed in 2013, can go a long way toward easing the pain of two last-place finishes in a three-year span. But a frenetic organization isn’t what the Red Sox aspire to be. “It’s hard, and it’s been hard on us — the extreme outcomes...
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Red Sox Wrap-Up Notes: Mookie Betts-Rusney Castillo Logjam Not Problem

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s 2014 season officially is over. While most players packed up their stuff Sunday, a few others returned to the Red Sox’s clubhouse Monday to finish cleaning out their lockers. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell then addressed the media at Fenway Park, discussing both Boston’s disappointing World Series defense and the interesting...
Via NESN.com
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A Grade Of C For The Sox Infield

Mike DavisContributing WriterThe Boston Red Sox infield has not been solid at all this season due to struggling offense and injuries.  Dustin Pedroia had a hand injury and could not put up the numbers that he is capable of.  He could not play for the last month of the season and that really hurt the Red Sox infield because they had no solid production. Mike Napoli hurt his finger...
Via RedSoxLife
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Red Sox Injury Update: Clay Buchholz, Mike Napoli, Will Middlebrooks

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz will undergo minor surgery on his right knee, reports Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Pete Abraham of TheBoston Globe adds that first basemen Mike Napoli will receive treatment for sleep apnea, while third basemen Will Middlebrooks will not play winter ball in an attempt to get healthy, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe:Buchholz...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Red Sox Rumors: Boston's offseason preview

Finishing last in the AL East just one year after winning the World Series, the Boston Red Sox have numerous options to consider as they prepare to bounce back in 2015.#488684917 / gettyimages.comAccording to Brian Macpherson of the Providence Journal, The Boston Red Sox will have to consider the potential future productivity of aging stars David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, and Shane...
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Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s wife wanted to marry Derek Jeter

Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s wife, Ashley, just didn’t get what she hoped for. You see, Ashley had the hots for New York Yankees star Derek Jeter who retired on Sunday. In fact, at one time, she wanted to marry him. Check out Ashley's awesome tweet:  
Via Speleb
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Cespedes unsure if he'll stay in Boston?

When the Boston Red Sox traded for Yoenis Cespedes in late July, it made all the sense in the world. Deal away a veteran in Jon Lester, who was set to become a free agent and could potentially re-sign with Boston in the offseason, for a power-hitting outfielder. A power hitter that’s under team control for the 2015 season. Fresh off knocking in his 100th run of the season, Cespedes...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Offseason targets

With one game remaining in what has been a dispiriting season for the Boston Red Sox, it’s never too early to turn our eyes towards some of the names that will be available once the year is over and free agency opens. (Fair warning: this list will only include names that make sense, so if you’re looking for a Giancarlo Stanton article, I’ll save you the disappointment. He...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Boston Red Sox 2015 25-Man Roster

In Peter Abraham's latest piece for The Boston Globe, he lays out his predictions for the Boston Red Sox' 25-man roster for Opening Day in 2015.  There are some obvious choices - and a couple of surprise names - on Peter's list:
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