RED SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

MLB Rumors: Joel Hanrahan talking to multiple teams about a contract

Before he threw at his showcase, it was expected that right-handed pitcher Joel Hanrahan would impress scouts. Word from scouts is that Hanrahan looked fit and healthy. 11 months removed from Tommy John surgery, he was throwing pitches at 87-93 mph.Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that close to 20 teams watched Hanrahan and there are already multiple teams talking to him about a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Indians scouting veteran closer Hanrahan

The Indians were one of nearly 20 teams that were on-hand to watch free-agent right-hander Joel Hanrahan's showcase at the University of Tampa on Thursday, according to multiple reports. The All-Star closer is 11 months removed from Tommy John surgery, but scouts attending the showcase said Hanrahan looks to be ahead of schedule, already throwing 87-93 MPH. The Indians will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara Fittingly Available For Red Sox On National High Five Day

Koji Uehara’s return to the Boston Red Sox couldn’t come at a more fitting time. Uehara, who hasn’t pitched since April 9 because of shoulder tightness, is available for Thursday’s series finale against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The energetic closer didn’t complete his recovery a minute too soon, either, as...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FN POLL: Majority Still Call For Carp To Be Cut

The latest round of voting in our  FenwayNation Poll shows a somewhat reduced, but still overwhelming, preference for letting Mike Carp go when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their soon-to-be six-man outfield. As the table shows, 68% now say Carp should be the one to go, while 14% now name Jackie Bradley, Jr. as the next preferred candidate to be cut. Eight percent each think...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Deletes TWITTER Account

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has deleted his official TWITTER account after reportedly posting a photo of a "scantily-clad" woman. Multiple sources are reporting that the posting occurred shortly after the Red Sox won a long game (five hours plus) in Chicago early this morning. The 21-year old Aruban quickly deleted the photo, but apparently "higher-ups"...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Tweets Twodel in a Thong, Then Deletes Acct (Photo)

Xander could probably do a little better than this in the groupie department, but I digress. As Larry Brown Sports points out, Bogaerts didn’t use the hack excuse, he just deleted his Twitter account altogether. I didn’t think it was that bad of a pic to delete his whole account, but maybe he just got nervous. You have to be careful tweeting from your phone. My suggestion is...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Shortstop Xander Bogaerts Tweets Picture Of Half-Naked Woman, Deletes Account

The Red Sox pulled off a hard-fought, 14-inning victory against the Chicago White Sox on the South Side of the Windy City last night. The night prior, the Sox lost a tight game in the ninth inning thanks to a throwing error by rookie shortstop Xander Bogaerts, so it’s understandable that Bogaerts would want to celebrate Thursday night’s big win. How did he do so, you ask? By...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joel Hanrahan Will Throw For Sox And Empire

Hanrahan At FenwayA bevy of major league scouts—including those from the Red Sox and Yankees—will witness a workout today by former Red Sox reliever Joel Hanrahan. While Boston seems to have found their closer answer in Koji Uehara, his recent health scare (not to mention the circumstances that led to Koji last year) suggests that 'more is more' in today's bullpen...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts wants to be the next US Airways social media manager

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is off to a bit of a slow start on the field this season, but don’t let that slow down his game off the field.  According to Hall of Very Good, Bogaerts had only tweeted once since Christmas before Wednesday night.  He returned to social media with a bang though, doing what any 21 year old professional athlete might do… Accidentally tweeting...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley Jr. Rips Game-Winning Double For Red Sox In 14th (Video)

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. was ready to go home. The Red Sox and White Sox battled for more than five hours Wednesday, but Bradley made sure his team emerged victorious by lining a two-run double into the right field corner off infielder Leury Garcia with two outs in the 14th inning. The Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-4 win at U.S. Cellular...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: I'll be at the Boston Marathon finish line this year

The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing has not been short on retrospectives, with nearly every media outlet taking the time to reflect on one of the worst tragedies in the city’s history. David Ortiz — in many ways the face of Boston sports — chose to offer his own look back this week in a first-person essay for Sports Illustrated. “The bombing at the Boston Marathon...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why should Red Sox manager John Farrell be fined because MLB can’t get the replay right?

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell,is being fined for the comments he made about the replay system, in major league baseball. Why should MLB fine Farrell because of their lack of consistency? It’s a joke, when they can’t get a call right after reviewing it on film. They went to replay, so mistakes wouldn’t happen. Then when one of their managers speaks his mind, they reach...
Via USA Sports 360
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli's finger looks nasty after bad slide

Red Sox first basemen Mike Napoli slid head first into second base Monday caught his finger awkwardly on the bag.  Instead of looking like the number one, it looked like a seven. Note to kids watching at home: slide feet first whenever possible. SEE… @WillBrinson
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia avoids fractured wrist

Boston Red Sox shortstop Dustin Pedroia received great news on Monday when an exam revieled no structural damage or break in his ailing left wrist, a source has confirmed to MLB.com. Pedrioa, who was was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the New York Yankees, just has inflammation from an injury he sustained on a takeout play at second base against the Brewers during the...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Keenan Thompson spoofs David Ortiz on SNL

"Saturday Night Live" pulled off a hilarious Weekend Update skit on the David Ortiz-Samsung controversy. Watch SNL's video here.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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