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Jake Marisnick Slams Into Fenway Scoreboard To Rob Brock Holt (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick put a literal dent in the Fenway Park scoreboard to prevent the Red Sox from putting an even bigger figurative dent in it. Marisnick slammed into the left field wall in the sixth inning Sunday while making an outstanding catch. The grab didn’t prevent Boston from defeating Houston 5...
Via NESN.com
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Astros OF Jake Marisnick Crashes into Green Monster As He Makes Awesome Catch to End Inning

The Houston Astros just activated outfielder Jake Marisnick off the DL, and on Sunday he did something that very well could have put him right back on it. With his team down by two in the sixth the Red Sox had two on and two outs he stole what would have been a multi-base hit for Brock Holt (and two more runs for the Red Sox) with a tremendous catch to end the inning.Jake Marisnick...
Via FatManWriting
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Jake Marisnick makes sprinting catch, smashes into Green Monster

Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick made a wonderful catch on Sunday to rob Brock Holt of extra bases, and earned himself a face full of Green Monster (phrasing…) for his troubles. This was actually the second great defensive play of the game by Marisnick, following a laser beam throw to third base in the second inning. Houston took the lead in the top of the seventh, but...
Via Bloguin Best
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sox Bench Napoli, Play David Ortiz At First Base

After going 1 for 17 recently, and dropping below The Mendoza Line, Mike Napoli is finally 'riding the pine'. The Red Sox will play Big Papi at first base and Hanley will DH. Here's the full lineup: Mookie Betts, CF; Brock Holt, 2B;  Xander Bogaerts, SS; David Ortiz, 1B; Hanley Ramirez, DH; Pablo Sandoval, 3B; Shane Victorino, RF; Alejandro De Aza, LF; Ryan Hanigan, C. Left-handed...
Via FenwayNation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Brock Holt, Jay Bruce Highlight Tom Caron’s Lineup

There aren’t many combos better than baseball and a holiday weekend. DraftKings, the official fantasy partner of the Boston Red Sox, offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day. Now the website is teaming up with NESN to offer fans an opportunity to challenge Red Sox host Tom Caron in the sport that he knows best. Don’t miss your opportunity...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It's Clear That The Red Sox "Future" Is Now

Last night, the top three hitters in the Red Sox order were 11 for 18 with 4 RBIs. The average age of those guys—Mookie Betts, Brock Holt and Xander Bogaerts—was 23.7. And with 23-year old Blake Swihart's return, four of their starters (you have to assume Swihart is the starter when healthy) will average 23.5. Add in their most exciting starter (22-year old Eduardo Rodriguez...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap - Sox put a beatdown on the Blue Jays

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterThe Red Sox scored eight runs on nine hits in the top of the first inning en route to an 12-6 win over the Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. Toronto starter Matt Boyd didn't even stick around long enough to record an out in that first inning.Photo courtesy of the Boston Red SoxThe win gave Boston a 5-2 record on the road trip as they come home for the...
Via RedSoxLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Go All 'Canada Day' On Blue Jays, 12-6

(Getty Images)We'll see you your national holiday and raise you our national holiday. The Red Sox took a page out of the Blue Jays playbook and put a whoopin' on their neighbors to the north, 12-6. Boston emulated the Jays by putting up a big first inning (eight runs), and despite the worst efforts of Wade Miley and Craig Breslow, coasted most of the way. The 19-hit Red Sox attack...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Lineup Tonight Versus The Blue Jays

Here is tonight's Red Sox lineup for tonight's game at SkyDome (erroneously re-named as Rogers Centre): Mookie Betts CF, Brock Holt 2B, Xander Bogaerts SS, David Ortiz DH, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Mike Napoli 1B, Alejandro De Aza LF, Sandy Leon C, Jackie Bradley Jr. RF. Clay Buchholz will take the hill tonight for The Carmine Hose.
Via FenwayNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Brock Holt an All-Star?

For the Boston Red Sox, this year has been more than just a disaster. Negatives have riddled the team. From Hanley Ramirez‘s lack of hustle, to David Ortiz‘ and Mike Napoli‘s inability to hit, to the ineffective starting pitching, this year has been a calamity. Some could argue it’s worse than the Bobby Valentine-ruined 2012 season and some could even argue it’s worse than...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Mookie Betts Finds Rick Porcello’s Starts Forgettable

Last night, something truly wondrous happened: Multi-millionaire Rick Porcello took the hill for the Red Sox and we didn’t lose. Rick did do his best to keep the Rays in the game, however, generously allowing them to tie the game after the Sox clawed out an early lead thanks to runs driven in by the likes of Jackie Bradley Jr and Alejandro De Aza. The game ended up going into...
Via Surviving Grady
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap - Sox beat Rays in extras at the Trop

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterBrock Holt singled home Mookie Betts in the top of the tenth inning as the Red Sox beat the Rays 4-3 in Tampa on Friday night.Photo courtesy of the Boston Red SoxRick Porcello (pictured) started for the Red Sox going six innings in a no-decision. He allowed three runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out five.Boston scored first with a pair of...
Via RedSoxLife
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Brock Holt’s RBI Single Lifts Boston To Extra-Inning Win

The Boston Red Sox produced a big hit in a big spot to earn a big win. The Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in 10 innings Friday at Tropicana Field. Brock Holt delivered an RBI single in the top of the 10th to propel Boston to its 33rd victory of 2015. GAME IN A WORD Surprising. The stars were aligned for yet another disappointing loss, as the Rays threatened in the bottom...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Out Of Red Sox’s Lineup Vs. O’s; Brock Holt Shifts To First

Mike Napoli is taking a seat. The Boston Red Sox first baseman is out of the team’s lineup against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday after swinging for the golden sombrero in Boston’s 6-4 loss Tuesday. Manager John Farrell already had bumped Napoli to the No. 8 spot against the O’s, but his 0-for-4, four-strikeout effort earned him a spot on the...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Ejected For Arguing In Red Sox’s Loss To Orioles (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — John Farrell wasn’t around to see the final out Tuesday. Farrell was ejected after the sixth inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 6-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. The Red Sox manager argued with home plate umpire Tim Timmons about a called third strike on Brock Holt that ended the inning with two...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Players of Week 11: Brock Holt, Max Scherzer

Week 11 has come and gone. The Tampa Bay Rays are on a tear and have taken the top spot in the AL East. A no-hitter was thrown and a cycle was hit. It is not everyday that you have both in one week. This made my choices for hitter and pitcher of the week very easy… Hitter: Brock Holt, Boston Red Sox On Tuesday, June 16th the Red Sox hosted the Atlanta Braves. Holt doubled in...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Derek Norris, Brock Holt Lead Tom Caron’s Lineup

There’s no better way to head into the weekend than with some fantasy baseball. DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day. Now, the website is teaming up with NESN to offer the prize of a lifetime: The opportunity to throw out the first pitch before the Boston Red Sox’s June 24 home game against the Baltimore Orioles. In addition...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Split Series With Braves With A Win

The Red Sox had Clay Buchholz on the mound in the final game of the 4 game home/away series with the Braves and they really needed a win.  Buchholz got the job done and he was also helped out by the offense, especially with another strong game by Brock Holt from the plate. Clay Buchholz has struggled some his last two times out, so he needed to have a strong outing last night.  The...
Via Fenway West
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt, Mookie Betts Making Cases To Earn Red Sox’s Leadoff Spot (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have struggled to find successful offensive combinations this season, but you wouldn’t know it after watching Thursday night’s game. The Sox tallied nine hits — including five from the top three spots in the order — in a 5-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. That impressive showing came just two days after an 18-hit, nine-run explosion against the Braves that...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Brock Holt Far Outplaying ‘Utility Man’ Label For Boston

Over these past few weeks, Brock Holt has been as valuable for the Boston Red Sox as he is versatile. He’s been the epitome of a utility man — catcher and pitcher are the only positions he’s yet to line up at this season — but his production at the plate has far surpassed what’s usually expected from a player that role. Following a two-hit, three-run effort in Thursday’s...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Red Sox Win in Ten Games? We’ll Take It.

Look, at this point I’ll take any Red Sox wins, any way we can get them. Tonight’s, it just so happened, was a nice team effort. While Sandoval rode the pine, his co-workers came up big, with Clay going a pretty solid seven innings, Brock Holt continuing to roll in super-human mode, another timely hit from X, and Mookie continuing to return to early-season form. Even freakin’...
Via Surviving Grady
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Brock Holt Batters Braves Again As Boston Takes Series Finale

A 45-minute rain delay couldn’t dampen Brock Holt’s hot streak. Holt went 3-for-5 with a triple and a walk and scored three times Thursday night as his Boston Red Sox took down the Atlanta Braves 5-2 at Turner Field. GAME IN A WORD Utilitarian. Holt, Boston’s utility man extraordinaire, terrorized the Braves throughout the teams’ four-game home-and-home series, collecting...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

'Curse Of The Ciriaco' Haunts Sox In 5-2 Loss

(Getty Images)He played in Carmine Hose for just a short time, but Pedro Ciriaco was a bit of a sensation while he was here. In 104 games over two seasons, Ciriaco hit a more than respectable .281 for Boston (playing 2B, SS, 3B, LF, CF, RF and DH). In a way, he was kind of a poor man's Brock Holt. Anyway, last night Pedro looked like an MVP—knocking in two key runs in Boston's...
Via FenwayNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: 2015’s Surprising Rookies

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 219, Professors Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) and Lance Rinker (@lancemrinker) are back to discuss fantasy baseball action and answer some listener questions. Topics include: How many cycles will Brock Holt hit ROS? Whether to buy or sell Chris Coghlan Bryan makes a big proclamation regarding Jason Heyward The most and...
Via Baseball Professor
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt’s cycle should turn heads

Brock Holt earned a cycle with four hits and scored two runs for the Boston Red Sox in their 9-4 interleague victory over the Atlanta Braves. He started at second base for Dustin Pedroia and was slotted in the leadoff spot. Pedroia has caught fire offensively, yet Holt is batting .362 in the month of June himself. He capped off a historic day with an eighth inning triple to straight...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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