Brock Holt No Longer A Secret, But Still A Weapon For 2015 Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brock Holt might just be another face in the crowd when it comes to going out in public. Between the white lines is a different story. Holt emerged as a valuable contributor for the Boston Red Sox last season despite the club’s overall struggles. The effort has led to little recognition off the field...
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The Red Sox’s Depth Will Be An Asset in 2015

Consistency isn’t a word I would use to describe the Red Sox over the past few years, and although the club is but one season removed from a World Series title, the Red Sox enter 2015 with more to prove than that might normally suggest. A successful October is always worth cherishing, but when it comes sandwiched between two last-place seasons, the natives in Boston still tend...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Brock Holt Reflects On Extra Special Valentine’s Day Memory

This embed is invalid" /> The weeks surrounding Valentine’s Day have a whole different meaning for Boston Red Sox utility man Brock Holt. That’s because Holt proposed to his now-wife, Lakyn, on March 4, 2013. The couple had just reunited after Lakyn spent Valentine’s Day, which also is her birthday, back home in Pennsylvania, according to MLB...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Free Of Concussion Symptoms

(AP Photo)After one of the most amazing rookie seasons in Red Sox history, Brock Holt was forced to miss the final 21 games of 2014 due to concussion concerns. After being given a clean bill of health last October, he has been monitored by medical staff ever since. The good news is that doctors are "really happy" with his progress and the 26-year old is on track for a 'super-utility...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Holt, Not Recognized In Texas, Shares Opinion On Dez Bryant Play

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The outcome might have been different if Red Sox utility man Brock Holt officiated the NFL divisional-round playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers. Holt, a Texas native, is a Cowboys fan, so it understandably stung when the officials overturned Dez Bryant’s spectacular touchdown catch late...
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox outfielders taking nothing for granted

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer We all have heard that the Red Sox outfield is loaded with potential suitors for the three available spots at Fenway. There are some really good players in Hanley Ramirez, Rusney Castillo, Shane Victorino, Mookie Betts, Allen Craig, Brock Holt and Nava. (He and Holt represent the only two left-handed bats in the mix.)A lot of players, not a lot...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Is A-OK With Whatever Role He Plays

Brock HoltHolt-A-Palooza—II is just a couple of months away. Brock Holt—Boston's super-utility phenom—was so good last year that he earned both FenwayNation's Player Of The Year and Rookie Of the Year honors. With all the off-season acquisitions, however, it's unclear which of his eight positions he'll hold down. But, after talking to the brass, he has a pretty good idea, ...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Holt: I’m Ready For Whatever Role Boston Red Sox Give Me In 2015

This embed is invalid" /> Brock Holt is up for anything. Holt, whose role with the Red Sox frequently changed throughout the 2014 season, is unsure how he’ll be used in 2015, especially in the wake of Boston’s new additions. The super utility man doesn’t find the uncertainty discouraging, though. Instead, he’s embracing his undefined job. “I’m...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Should "Hold On to Holt" For 2015

(Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)In 2014, Brock Holt was FenwayNation's Player Of The Year, Rookie Of The Year, and Player Of The Month for June. Not bad for a "spare part" who cost John Henry less than the jock strap budget at Liverpool (we think around $500,000—but it might have been even less). Of course, bestowing all those honors on Holt was more of a "last guy standing" thing...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt of the Red Sox the Winner of Instagram

Brock Holt of the Boston Red Sox showed how to deal with negativity among his worst critics. Many people in today’s day feel social media is a springboard for them to voice their opinions, no matter how negative or hurtful. Brock Holt like many other celebrities are not immune to these comments, but Brock has […]
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Angels acquire Drew Butera, show interest in Brock Holt

The December 10th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels acquire Drew Butera, show interest in Brock Holt and much more… The Story: The Angels traded for Drew Butera, who might be the worst hitter in the league.The Monkey Says: And you’ll like who is right above him on that list, too. He’s basically Handsome Jeff Mathis, but he’s as good...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox’s Brock Holt Drawing Trade Interest From Angels

This embed is invalid" /> The Los Angeles Angels evidently were paying attention this season. The Angels have expressed interest in Boston Red Sox utility player Brock Holt, according to’s Gordon Edes. Holt is coming off an impressive season in which he flashed remarkable versatility. The Los Angeles Times’ Mike DiGiovanna also heard the...
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Brock Holt Star In Red Sox’s Top Moments Of 2014 (Video)

The Boston Red Sox’s World Series defense didn’t go quite as planned. But while there were more lowlights than highlights in the Red Sox’s disappointing 2014 season, there still were some memorable moments. The future certainly looks bright despite the club’s last-place finish. David Ortiz shined this season, belting 35 homers and driving in 104 runs. It was his eighth season...
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox 2014 awards via isportsweb

2014 was a season to forget for the Boston Red Sox, finishing last in the AL East, just a year removed from winning the franchise’s third World Series in a decade. The team never really hit it’s stride, struggling to score runs for much of the first half of the year. A trade deadline fire sale of the team’s rotation — Jon Lester to Oakland, John Lackey to St. Louis, and Jake...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Is FenwayNation's '14 Player O' Year

(Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports) The Editors of FenwayNation and our readers have made their choice: Brock Holt is our 2014 Player Of The Year. The reader judgement was clear—Holt garnered fully 63% of the final vote. David Ortiz finished second with 33%. Also receiving votes were: Daniel Nava (3%) and Jon Lester (1%). Holt also was the recipient of the FenwayNation Rookie of...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Holt Widens Lead Over Papi For POY Honors

Brock Holt now garners six of every ten votes for the FenwayNation 2014 Player Of The Year Award. As the chart shows, Holt now gets fully 60% of the votes, followed distantly by David Ortiz with 37%. Daniel Nava is the only other player to get any votes—with 3%. You can still vote in the poll HERE.
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

POLL: Holt Outpacing Papi For Player O' Year

Very early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows that Brock Holt has a slim lead on David Ortiz for FN's 2014 Player Of The Year Honors. As the chart shows, Holt garners 54% of the early vote, with Big Papi close behind at 46%. Although Holt played in just 106 games—compared to 142 for Ortiz—he was a spark plug at the top of the Red Sox order for a good portion of the...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Is 2014 FenwayNation Rookie O' Year

(Getty Images)Despite making his major league debut back in 2012 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Red Sox Uber-Man Brock Holt finally qualifies for rookie honors in 2014. While he won't win the league-wide prize, he does get FenwayNation 2014 Rookie Of The Year honors. While injuries and fatigue slowed him near the end of the season, Holt was an on-base machine and spark-plug at the top...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli, Brock Holt Likely Done For Red Sox’s Season With Injuries

BOSTON — Mike Napoli and Brock Holt are unlikely to play again this season, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. Napoli has been banged up all year with several ailments, including a finger injury that sent him to the disabled list at the end of May. Holt has been sidelined since Sept. 5 due to a concussion he suffered during a collision in Toronto at the end of August. The...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Takes BP, Could Make Return For Red Sox Vs. Yankees

BOSTON — Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game will be the 16th straight that Brock Holt has missed, but the utility man is making progress in his recovery from a concussion. Holt participated in pregame warmups Tuesday evening and took batting practice for the first time since Sept. 5. He is not expected to play in this week’s three-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays, but manager...
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Off Season pick ups that could go wrong

The Boston Red Sox are in need of a consistent thirdbase men. The question is who? They have some players within the system that they could work from within and save some money for their pitching rotation. The players that could possibly fit at third are Brock Holt and Mookie Betts. If the Red Sox move  Betts to third it'd be a stretch, because he played second base for the majority...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Brock Holt not cleared for return

The Boston Red Sox fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday by the score of 3-2. The loss dropped the Red Sox to 66-87, last in the American League East. The Red Sox have had a horrendous season following their World Series championship from last season. On the injury front, Brock Holt still is not ready to return from a concussion he suffered on August 25.#454434514 / gettyimages...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Could Play In Instructional League After Red Sox’s Season

The Boston Red Sox aren’t ready to close the book on Brock Holt’s 2014 season. Holt received some “encouraging news” after meeting with concussion specialist Micky Collins on Thursday, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The utility man, who has been sidelined with a concussion since Sept. 5, could resume baseball activities Friday in the hopes of returning before...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Brock Holt Returning In 2014 ‘Not Out Of The Question’ (Video)

Brock Holt has pretty much done it all this season. At the moment, though, he’s not doing much of anything. The Boston Red Sox utilityman was diagnosed with a concussion last Friday that stemmed from his collision with Dustin Pedroia on Aug. 25. He hasn’t played since Sept. 5. While the Sox don’t have much left to play for in 2014, Red Sox manager John Farrell noted before...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Brock Holt Talks Gameday Meals (Video)

Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt surely works up an appetite in the field, and he recently dished on his favorite foods to Billy Costa on “Dining Playbook.” Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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