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Holt's RBI Triple Helps Red Sox Beat Orioles 4-2

Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday. David Ortiz had a solo homer and two hits for the World Series champion Red Sox, who have won three of four. Nelson Cruz had a pair of run-scoring singles for the Orioles, who had a three-game winning...
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Video: Holt Triples Red Sox To 4-2 Win Over Orioles ☆

Brock Holt was on fire at Triple-A Pawtucket. With Ryan Roberts struggling in place of the injured Will Middlebrooks, the Boston Red Sox brass thought they could spark the team by bringing up Holt. They were right. Holt’s RBI triple in the 7th scored Mike Carp to give the Red Sox the lead for good in a 4-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. Jonathan...
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Brock Holt Giving Boston Red Sox Much-Needed Boost Since Recall

BOSTON — Brock Holt is doing his job. The Red Sox recalled Holt from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday in the hopes he would spark the bottom third of Boston’s order. Holt has done that in each of his first two games, even ripping a game-winning triple in the Red Sox’s 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday at Fenway Park. “Prior to the recall, he had been swinging...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

"Holt The Bolt" Propels Red Sox To 4-2 Win

(Photo Jim Rogash/Getty Images)Brock Holt just came up from AAA, but he's already made an impact on the previously lethargic Red Sox offense. Holt went 1-3 with an RBI triple that broke a 2-2 tie and helped send Boston to a 4-2 win over Baltimore. David Ortiz had tied the game with his third HR of the year just to the left of the Pesky Pole, and Felix Doubront overcame early...
Via FenwayNation
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David Ross: We’ve Always Had A Lot Of Confidence In Brock Holt (Video)

Brock Holt has been as good as advertised in his first two games with the Boston Red Sox this year. The young infielder was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday to give the slumping Boston offense a boost and he has certainly delivered. After going 2-for-4 with an RBI in Friday’s contest against the Baltimore Orioles, Holt hit a go-ahead triple to propel the Red Sox past...
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Brock Holt Comes Up Clutch, Boston Red Sox Top Baltimore Orioles 4-2

Well today was on the field photo day for fans. If fans had a ticket to the game, then they could walk on the field and get pictures with some of the Red Sox players before hand. As far as actual baseball goes, the lineup today was less than promising.…
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Xander Bogaerts Gets Day Off In Red Sox’s Matinee Showdown With Orioles

BOSTON — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has started all 17 games this season. He’ll receive a day off Saturday. Jonathan Herrera (shortstop) and Brock Holt (third base) will man the left side of the Red Sox’s infield for Boston’s matinee showdown against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Holt, who was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday, will bat seventh and...
Via NESN.com
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Destination Red Sox Nation – 4/19

Destination Red Sox Nation is our look at how the minor league teams of the Boston Red Sox fare each night. Game story and box score links as well as links to team rosters, team stats and league standings can be found below. If you would like to listen to any of the Red Sox minor league affiliates’ games, MiLB.com offers them for free. To open the links up in a new tab or window...
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Video: Orioles Rough Up Lackey, Red Sox in 8-4 Win

The Boston Red Sox returned home from their road trip and began a seven-game homestand on Friday night. It did not start off the way they hoped. Jonathan Schoop had four hits with two RBIs to help the Baltimore Orioles to an 8-4 win over the local nine. John Lackey took the loss in this one as the O’s roughed him up for six runs on 10 hits and four walks in 5.1 innings of work...
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Boston Again Falls Victim To Replay Flub; Other Notes From Red Sox’s Loss

BOSTON — Fenway Park hasn’t been kind to the Red Sox so far this season. The Red Sox fell to 2-5 at home Friday by dropping the first game of a four-game set against the Baltimore Orioles. John Lackey struggled for the second straight start, and Boston saw its two-game winning streak snapped in its first game back at Fenway after a seven-game road trip. The Red Sox don’t have...
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Brock Holt’s Red-Hot Bat Carries Over From Pawtucket To Boston (Video)

Brock Holt found out he had gotten the call to Boston around 2 p.m. today, which meant he didn’t arrive to Fenway Park until roughly about two hours before the first pitch of the series opener against the Baltimore Orioles. It was a hectic afternoon for the third baseman, but you wouldn’t have thought so given his cool and collected performance. Holt, who was called up from Triple...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Hoped Brock Holt Would Spark Red Sox Offense (Video)

The Boston Red Sox offense hasn’t found their spark in 2014 yet, but there’s still a lot of time left in the season for them to pick up their momentum. John Farrell made some changes to the lineup Friday that he hoped might get his team going. Infielder Ryan Roberts was designated for assignment, and Brock Holt got the start at third base with the hope that the hot bat he had...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Shuffle Lineup; Brock Holt To Start At Third Against Orioles

The Boston Red Sox lineup will feature a new face at third base for this evening’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. Coming off of a series win against the Chicago White Sox, Boston is looking to string together a couple of series wins while a number of players recover from injuries. Check out the video above for the latest news on the Red Sox lineup for Friday night’s game...
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Brock Holt-Ryan Roberts Swap Is Attempt To Spark Red Sox’s Offense

BOSTON — The Red Sox swapped a couple of infielders before Friday’s series opener against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Ryan Roberts was designated for assignment and Brock Holt was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket in an attempt by the Red Sox to ignite Boston’s struggling offense. Roberts never got things going after signing with the Red Sox as a free agent on April...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Orioles Live: John Lackey, Chris Tillman Face Off In Series Opener

5:20 p.m.: Brock Holt will start at third base for the Red Sox in his first game back with the major league club. Grady Sizemore will lead off and play left field. Sizemore hasn’t played left field at Fenway Park yet, so it’ll be interesting to see how he handles the task. John Farrell said before the game he opted to put Daniel Nava in right field because of Nava’s familiarity...
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David Ortiz Sits; Brock Holt Makes First Start For Red Sox vs. Orioles

David Ortiz will watch from the dugout for just the second time this season when the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on Friday night. Ortiz has started in 15 of 16 games for the Red Sox this season and has played in all 16, having entered the game as a pinch-hitter in Boston’s April 5 contest against the Milwaukee Brewers. On the other end of the spectrum...
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Afternoon Red Sox Delight – 4/18

After going 3-4 on their road trip, the Boston Red Sox return home for a seven-game home stanza, all against AL East foes. Tonight, they’ll kick it off with the first game of a four-game set against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN+ in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Orioles market...
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Red Sox sign free agent 2B-3B Ryan Roberts

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have signed free-agent infielder Ryan Roberts and sent infielder Brock Holt to Triple-A Pawtucket.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Sign Ryan Roberts As Third Base Insurance

(AP Photo)In the wake of the Will Middlebrooks injury—and staring at a Brock Holt Mini-Era—the Red Sox signed veteran infielder Ryan Roberts today. Roberts—who sports more tattoos than every resident of Salem, NH combined—will be available for tonight's game against the Rangers (wearing #7). Holt was optioned back to AAA Pawtucket and pitcher Steven Wright was moved to...
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Red Sox Sign Ryan Roberts

BOSTON, MA-The Boston Red Sox today signed free agent infielder Ryan Roberts, who will be active for tonight’s game against the Rangers at Fenway Park, wearing No. 7. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, infielder Brock Holt was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.   To make room for Roberts on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Steven Wright was transferred to the 60-day...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Sign Infielder Ryan Roberts For Depth With Middlebrooks on the Shelf

The Red Sox called up Brock Holt yesterday with the news that Will Middlebrooks was to be placed on the 15 Day DL with a Grade 1 Calf Strain.  However, it was alluded that this was a short term solution and that the team may look elsewhere for infield depth in the coming days.  In particular it was mentioned that the team would like a right handed batter since Brock Holt is a lefty...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers: Sunday Sweep

SOX GET SWEPT The Milwaukee Brewers made it 3 in a row over Boston with a 4-0 victory Sunday afternoon.  Once again the Sox gave no support to Jon Lester, who is now 0-2 on the season.  A SUNNY SUNDAY AT FENWAY Although the sun was out, it was still a pretty cool 51 degrees at Fenway for Sunday afternoon baseball.  The Milwaukee Brewers were going for a three game sweep and had...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rearrange Lineup For Final Game In Series Against Brewers (Video)

Will Middlebrooks’ calf strain has forced the Boston Red Sox to rearrange their lineup for Sunday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Jonathan Herrara will fill in for Middlebrooks at third base. Brock Holt, who was just called up from Triple-A Pawtucket, is also expected to see time at third base during Middlebrooks’ tenure on the 15-day disabled list. The Sox lost to the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks placed on DL, Brock Holt recalled

Will Middlebrooks is being placed on the 15 Day DL for a right calf strain.  Middlebrooks was scratched last minute before the game last night and then it was announced today that he would he heading on the DL.  Middlebrooks has always had issues staying healthy and it seems this is continuing in 2014.  Let’s hope this is a short stint on the DL and that he’s back with the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks (calf) placed on 15-day DL

Will Middlebrooks was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning with a Grade 1 calf strain. (Grade 1 is the mildest of the three grades given to evaluate muscle strains.) Minor league infielder Brock Holt has been re-called to take Middlebrooks' roster spot. Middlebrooks had an MRI on Sunday, the results of which led to his placement on the DL. "MRI did show...
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