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Red Sox Beat: This Pitching Staff Is BAD!

Via CLNS Radio
15 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia DFA’d By The Miami Marlins

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has been DFA’d by the Miami Marlins. The Miami Marlins made a bit of surprising move today when they decided to DFA (designate for assignment) their catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia who’s contract does not expire until the end of the 2016 season. This is the 2nd year of his contract that he was given in the off-season of 2013/2014. Saltalamacchia was given...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox 3B Sandoval leaves game with sore neck

BOSTON (AP) Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has left Wednesday's game against Toronto with a sore neck. Sandoval made a diving, belly-flop catch of Dalton Pompey's soft liner on an attempted sacrifice in the fourth inning. After the grab, he stayed on his knees for a few seconds before getting up and remaining in the game. He hit a solo homer in the bottom of the inning before...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Steven Wright is back with the Boston Red Sox.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Derick E. Hingle from USA Today Sports.The Red Sox today recalled the knuckleballer Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned Heath Hembree to the same team. After making the Major League team in Spring Training, Steven Wright made one appearance for the Red Sox and it was during the marathonic game against the Yankees. The knuckleballer...
Via RedSoxLife
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: State of the Nation

Boston Red Sox right fielder Allen Craig dives for but misses a ball hit by Baltimore Orioles Adam Jones in the 10th inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Jones earned a triple on the play and the Orioles went on to win 5-4. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/AP Photo/Gail Burton) When the Red Sox front office beefed up their roster and retooled their pitching...
Via The Sports Journal
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez off to Hot Start for Red Sox

Hanley Ramirez is adjusting well to Fenway park as the free agent signee has ripped eight home runs in his first 18 games in a Boston Red Sox uniform. Only Nelson Cruz has more home runs in the season’s early going. The 31 year-old owns a .300/.359/.643 slash line for a Red Sox team that has a collective batting line of just .234/.325/.366. Ramirez, who started his career in...
Via Baseball News Source
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sox Prospect Johnson Should Be In Rotation

Left-Handed AAA Starter Brian JohnsonRed Sox minor league starting pitcher Brian Johnson is now 24 years old. He's a lefty, 6'4" and 230. He is laying waste to AAA batting orders. He's 2-1 with a 0.56 ERA in three starts for "The Soon-To-Be Providence Red Sox". Johnson has struck out 18 batters in 16 innings and owns a WHIP of 0.88. In any other of the 29 organizations is baseball...
Via FenwayNation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

The big bad Redsocks have absolutely no pitching, and Mookie Betts might be Jackie Bradley III

Gems from Gordon Edes:For the second time in four starts Sunday, left-hander Wade Mileyfailed to last the third inning, driven from the mound in an 18-7 loss to the Baltimore Orioles after allowing as many runs (seven) as he registered outs. That’s the second time that has happened to Miley in just 11 days.One month into his American League incarnation, and Miley already is...

Sox Knocked Around in Series Finale With Orioles

If I were to tell you that the Red Sox were going to score 7 runs in the series finale this afternoon, you’d probably think that would be enough to win the game.  Sadly that wouldn’t even get the team within ten runs of winning the game.  Wade Miley took to the mound, but couldn’t make it out of the 3rd inning.  Unfortunately the pitching that followed him also got beat...
Via Fenway West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Still Need To Make Move For Cole Hamels

Three weeks into the season, and the 2015 Boston Red Sox sit just one game over the .500 mark. The team has come as advertised however, as the offense has put a ton of runs across the board and the pitching has been mediocre at best. Boston’s rotation remains ace-less and it is apparent now more than ever the team needs a horse to take the ball every fifth day, assuring Manager...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breaking News - Shane Victorino DL'd

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterPhoto courtesy Hartford CourantThe Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Thursday April 23. To take his place on the roster, Boston has called up right-handed pitcher Matt Barnes (pictured).Barnes has made two appearances in 2015 for the PawSox. He made his major league debut last September against...
Via RedSoxLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Protestors tried to have Orioles-Red Sox game called off

Protestors who were expressing their outrage over the death of Freddy Gray throughout the streets of Baltimore on Saturday were looking to force a cancellation of the Baltimore Orioles’ game against the Boston Red Sox. Gray, a 25-year-old African-American man, died in a hospital on Friday a week after suffering a spinal injury that allegedly...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Pushes Red Sox to 7-5 Victory over the Orioles

Boston Red Sox’s Brock Holt, right, celebrates his three run home run with Allen Craig, center, and Pablo Sandoval in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. The Red Sox won 7-5. (ESPN/Gail Burton) The unlikely hero for the Red Sox in 2014 seems to be the same in 2015. Brock Holt. After emerging on the scene last...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Rice to Jim Palmer: 'Quit complaining'

Jim Rice thinks Jim Palmer is throwing stones in a glass house.   Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, made headlines recently when he criticized Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz after he was ejected for arguing balls and strikes against the O’s. He continued his tirade against Big Papi before Friday’s meeting between the two teams, comparing Ortiz...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Boston Red Sox Thus Far

Dustin Pedroia & Xander Bogaerts take the field for the new-look Boston Red Sox in 2015. The Boston Red Sox have started off the 2015 regular season campaign quite strong in comparison to previous years. They have yet to lose more than two games in a row, and have shown toughness, grit, and spark that was lacking in 2014. Even though it may seem like an issue that the Red Sox...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Again Out Of Red Sox Lineup

The Red Sox look to rebound from two brutal losses in the Land Of Pulpy Orange Juice with a three-game set in Charm City's Orioles Park at Camden Yards. Tonight's Sox lineup is: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Mike Napoli 1B, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Daniel Nava RF, Brock Holt SS, and Ryan Hanigan C. Rick Porcello takes to the mound for The Carmine Hose.
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

You may not Believe it, but the Boston Red Sox’ Starters are Actually Doing Alright

Red Sox Starting pitcher Clay Buchholz throws back to first in an attempted pickoff play in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl) It’s been the biggest topic of discussion amongst Red Sox fans: How can the team win without an ace pitcher in its starting rotation? The team’s current starters (Clay Buchholz...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Walk Off, Sox Lose First Series of the Season

The Red Sox came into this game hoping for a win in order to not have their first lost series of 2015.  The Sox had Clay Buchholz on the mound vs. Jake Odorizzi for the Rays.  Buchholz has been his usual inconsistent self this season, so fans wondered which version of Clay would take the mound.  Buchholz pitched well, but without any run support he was unable to get himself or...
Via Fenway West
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Longtime Red Sox fan receives tearjerking surprise.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterBrian Peterson, a lifelong Red Sox (he even named the family dog "Yaz") lost his wife 14 years ago to cervical cancer. He has three daughters that he raised by himself, teaching them values that are relevant to him, such as the love for the Boston Red Sox. Peterson grew up in Massachusetts, where he learned the struggles of being a Sox fan during the...
Via RedSoxLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley and Manny Ramirez are Miami neighbors

People often emulate those around them. Perhaps that would explain why Red Sox outfielder Hanley Ramirez sometimes looks like former Boston slugger Manny Ramirez. Believe it or not, Hanley and Manny, who aren’t related, are next-door neighbors in Miami, Fla., according to WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford. Hanley hasn’t used the unique living arrangement to pick Manny’s brain about...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Napoli And Bogaerts Sit Out Tonight's Game

The Red Sox open their three-game set against Tampa tonight with the following lineup: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Daniel Nava 1B, Shane Victorino RF, Brock Holt SS, Ryan Hanigan C. Lefty Wade Miley takes the hill for Boston—opposed by Tampa's RHP Chris Archer. Ramirez returns to the lineup after exiting yesterday...
Via FenwayNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz suspended for making contact with umpire

Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: The best is yet to come

At 8-5, the Boston Red Sox sit atop the American League after recording a series split with the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. The rotation, for the most part, has turned out exactly how people predicted. Quality starts have been hard to come by with the rotation of Clay Buchholz, Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson, Wade Miley and Joe Kelly all struggling at different times through...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Early Rotation Concerns

Many were curious as to how the Boston Red Sox would perform this year after having a rough season last year. Seems like they are doing pretty good considering everything that they have gone through from getting new coaches, new players, and being doubted by many. So far in the season, the Red Sox have not only broken a personal team record since 1952, but they are also first in...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz ejected for arguing over check swing

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz earned his first ejection of the season on Sunday afternoon, and Big Papi got his money’s worth on the way out. Ortiz was given the boot in the fifth inning after he became livid when third base umpire Jerry Meals ruled that he went through on a check swing....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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