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Could the Red Sox find power in Pawtucket?

Brian HinesContributing Writer Bryce Brentz, who has 20 home runs in Pawtucket, could help provide a spark in the Red Sox lineup.Photo Courtesy of MiLB.comThe Red Sox currently sit atop the AL East, but must improve in order to make a deep playoff run. One need for the club is a new power bat. Boston currently ranks last in the American League with just 97 home runs, while their...
Via RedSoxLife
33 minutes ago

Pedroia's bat sizzling since before break

As a 12-year Major League veteran, Dustin Pedroia understands that you only get about 650 at-bats a season, so you better make them count.
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1 hour ago

Pregame 7/20/2017: Red Sox Face Blue Jays in Four Game Series Finale

Whether you like it or not, Doug Fister will make a spot start against the Blue Jays. Francisco Liriano will be opposing Fister, so this one should be a fun one.
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7 hours ago

Sox eye 'pen session for Kelly in Anaheim

The Red Sox are hopeful that setup man Joe Kelly will throw a bullpen session while the team is in Anaheim for a weekend series with the Angels. Righty reliever Brandon Workman, who was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to replace Kelly, has impressed manager John Farrell.
Via RedSox.com
7 hours ago

Xander Back In Red Sox Lineup Today, Pedey At DH

Here is today's Red Sox lineup for their matinee "get-away' with the Jays: Mookie Betts RF, Chris Young LF, Dustin Pedroia DH, Hanley Ramirez 1B, Jackie Bradley Jr. CF, Xander Bogaerts SS, Sandy Leon C, Deven Marrero 3B, Brock Holt 2B. Taking to the hill today for The Carmine Hose will be Doug Fister.
Via FenwayNation
9 hours ago

Pedey And Pom Pace Red Sox To 5-1 Win Over Blue Jays

(AP Photo)Drew Pomeranz just keeps on pitching well—and well above expectations. The lefty went 6.2 innings last night giving up just three hits and one un-earned run in a 5-1 Boston victory. It was his 10th win of the 2017 season.  On the offensive side, Dustin Pedroia continued his Jumpin' July—going 2-3 with a walk and knocking in three runs. Chris Young continued to shine...
Via FenwayNation
10 hours ago

Blake Swihart Deserves Better

The most recent version of the monthly “This Is What’s Going Wrong With Blake Swihart” update was especially tough to swallow this time around. Swihart, who was once the next Buster Posey, has had a real tough go of it over the last year or two. Over that time, Swihart, who seems to be consistently hurt and even more consistently mismanaged, has gone from can’t-miss prospect...
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Red Sox Minor League Gameday July 20, 2017

Today’s Games MLB: Boston Red Sox (Doug Fister) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (Francisco Liriano) [1:35PM] IL: Pawtucket Red Sox (Jalen Beeks) vs. Norfolk Tides [BAL] (Jayson Aquino) [7:05PM] EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Elih Villanueva) vs. Hartford Yard Goats [COL] (Parker French) [7:05PM] CL: Salem Red Sox (Dedgar Jimenez) @ Winston-Salem Dash [CHW] (Kyle Kubat) [7:05PM] SAL: Greenville...
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13 hours ago

Pomeranz bolstering Boston's strong rotation

The biggest question mark the Red Sox had in their rotation when the season started is fourth in the American League in wins (10), 10th in ERA (3.51) and 12th in strikeouts (108). Drew Pomeranz turned in his latest in a string of strong outings in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Blue Jays, allowing three hits and no earned runs over 6 2/3 innings.
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20 hours ago

Recap - Pedey & Pomeranz Lead Red Sox Past Blue Jays

Jim MonaghanContent CoordinatorDustin Pedroia drove in three runs and Drew Pomeranz threw 6.2 innings of three-hit ball as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 5-1 at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.Photo courtesy of the Boston Red SoxPomeranz (pictured) had some control issues, walking five while striking out three, but was helped out by three double plays as he picked up his 10th win...
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22 hours ago

Report: Giants will sign Pablo Sandoval

Pablo Sandoval is going home again.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the San Francisco Giants will sign the third baseman, who was designated for assignment last week by the Boston Red Sox. Sandoval hit .294 with 106 home runs in seven successful years with the Giants, which saw him win three World Series titles. His move to the American League was a disaster, as he hit ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Red Sox eyeing Eduardo Nuñez

The Boston Red Sox continue to explore all the options they have to fill their soul-sucking black hole at third base.Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports on Wednesday that the Red Sox are eyeing former All-Star third baseman Eduardo Nuñez, who has been made available by the San Francisco Giants. Nuñez, 30, will be a free agent after the season. He is slashing .295/.319/...
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Dustin Pedroia turned heads by turning two

The second baseman helped the Red Sox get out of a jam in the eighth inning by turning a nifty double play.
Via Boston.com
1 day ago

Recap - Hanley Seals the Deal For Red Sox

Jim MonaghanContent CoordinatorHanley Ramirez hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 15th inning as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 5-4 at Fenway Park early Wednesday morning.Photo courtesy of the Boston Red SoxThe game started an hour late due to rain, so factor that into a nearly 5-hour affair and you have one L-O-N-G night at the ballpark.Boston enjoyed a brief 1-0 lead...
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1 day ago

WATCH: Hanley Ramirez' 15th Inning Bomb Gives Red Sox 5-4 Win Over Blue

A no-doubt home run over the Green Monster by Hanley Ramirez mercifully ended another marathon game to give Boston a 5-4 win over Toronto in 15 innings on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning at Fenway Park.
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Can the Boston Red Sox keep up their lead in the AL East race?

The Boston Red Sox have remained atop the AL East standings as we enter the second half of the season. While anything can happen as we head into the fall, the Red Sox seem poised to make a strong run at a postseason birth. From the bats to the gloves, the young guns are earning their spots in Boston for many years to come. Let’s take a look at what has recently been going right...
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MLB Trade Deadline: Boston Red Sox

This year’s MLB Trade Deadline is fast approaching, falling this year on Monday, July 31st at 4 PM.  There are a lot of teams that will be looking to make moves to put them in the postseason conversation, and teams whose season is far lost who will be looking to prepare for a rebuild. The Boston Red Sox however, sitting at 52-41 as of July 17th, have the opportunity to separate...
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WATCH: Recapping the RED SOX Crazy Weekend Series vs YANKEES + David Price Finally Himself?

Recapping the RED SOX Crazy Weekend Series vs YANKEES + David Price Finally Himself? It's the first show of the second half! We talk what was an exciting Yankees series that had some good, some bad and even a protest thrown in! Also, Pablo Sandoval was FINALLY released from the team and we give reactions to the Panda's expected exit. Also, what are next steps at the hot corner...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox to ‘Defend the Wall’ Tuesday at Game of Thrones Night

The Boston Red Sox will “Defend the Wall” (the Green Monster, perhaps?) on Tuesday during “Game of Thrones Night” when the team hosts the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.Given the enormous success of the HBO smash series — not to mention how the show premiered its seventh and penultimate season on Sunday night — the Red Sox’s timing couldn’t be better.And the team...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bullpen Ruins Boston's Comeback in 4-3 Loss to Blue Jays

After a three-run seventh tied the game, the visiting Blue Jays plated a run in the eighth that clinched a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Monday night.  Mookie Betts was thrown out at the plate to end the seventh on what would have given Boston their only lead of the night, and the Jays quickly made the Sox pay for that in the next half inning.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Umpire Chris Segal hit in head by Josh Donaldson’s bat, remains in game

Monday’s game between the Red Sox and Blue Jays paused brieftly following a scary incident during involving home plate umpire Chris Segal.During the top of the first inning, Donaldson swung at an offering from Boston pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez and lost the grip on his bat. The bat went behind Donaldson and caught Segal squarely on the head, making a horrific sound. After going to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley Jr. makes ridiculous catch to rob Aaron Judge of home run

The Yankees won Game 1 of their doubleheader with the Red Sox on Sunday, but things didn’t go as well for New York in the nightcap.Trailing 3-0 (the same score they won by in Game 1) in the top of the eighth, it appeared that Aaron Judge had added to his MLB-leading home run total when he hit a ball 411 feet to center field. Unfortunately, Fenway Park’s wacky dimensions and Jackie...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval is one of MLB’s biggest free agent busts ever, a disappointment he’ll never overcome

Halfway through a five-year contract that he signed with the Boston Red Sox, there will be no redemption for Pablo Sandoval. He’s not going to be remembered as a lovable Kung Fu Panda in Boston. His place is assured as one of the biggest free agent busts in major league history.Sandoval signed that five-year deal worth $95 million coming off a 2014 season with the San Francisco...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Keys to success for the Boston Red Sox post All-Star break

As it stands now the Boston Red Sox are enjoying a 3.5 game lead over the New York Yankees for first place in the AL East. They resume play tonight against the Yankees to start a four game series over the weekend that includes a double header on Sunday. The Red Sox trailed the Yankees for the majority of the first half of the season, and the Yankees have shown they can compete for...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/11: Home Run Derby hits grand slam with fans

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what were reading while arguing over if home runs hit into the roof at Marlins Park should count or not in the Home Run Derby.Happy birthday today to Caroline Wozniacki, Joe Pavelski, Jacoby Jones, Willie Anderson, Rod Strickland and Leon Spinks...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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