Report: Red Sox offer Jon Lester six-year deal

            The Boston Red Sox have offered free agent Jon Lester between $110 million and $120 million over six years, reports The Boston Globe. Lester, who also met with the Cubs, met with the Red Sox last week in Atlanta.  The lefthander will also meet with the Braves on Thursday. The Braves are only a half-hour away from Lester’s home and pose...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: How Should The Red Sox Address Their Concerns At Third Base?

The hot corner is a hot topic for the Boston Red Sox this offseason. After a last-place finish in the American League East in 2014, the Red Sox have a number areas to improve upon, chief among them third base. The position was a revolving door of mediocrity for Boston last season, as the team’s third basemen combined to hit a league-worst .211 with an AL-high 167 strikeouts. Boston’s Opening...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox ‘all-in’ on Pablo Sandoval

            The Boston Red Sox are “all in” on the free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and are making a big push to sign him, an executive with another major league club said Tuesday to ESPN Boston.   “He’s more of an American League player,” said the executive. “And he can really hit.” Red Sox GM Ben Cherington said Tuesday he...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Which Boston Red Sox Outfielder Is Most Likely To Be Traded?

The Boston Red Sox have a lot of rebuilding to do this offseason, and they’ll likely have to make at least one trade to get exactly what they need. But who will be the one to get sent away? Boston currently has a logjam in the outfield, so it wouldn’t be surprising if that’s where a majority of their trade pieces comes from. It seems unlikely that utility man Brock Holt will...
October 22, 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

Free agent shopping list

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing WriterThe later we get into October, the closer we are to the start of baseball free agency. That can only mean good things for the Boston Red Sox and their fans. The Sox have to be busy this winter and there are many needs that they can address via free agency. Here are a few of those needs:Third Base- Will Middlebrooks did not have a good...
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October 07, 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

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...
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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

Boston Red Sox: Quick hits

At this point in the season the Boston Red Sox are not playing for wins and losses. That time has come and gone. Instead, they are playing to evaluate and showcase talent while gauging which players they believe can impact the 2015 team, and which players would be better served elsewhere. So, for all things 2015, let’s take a look at what’s been going on this week: Matt Barnes...
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Brock Holt not cleared to play

The Boston Red Sox have had a dismal 2014 season following a World Series championship a year ago. At 64-83 entering Friday's game, the Red Sox were 23 1/2 games back in the American League East. Injuries have played a part in the poor season and one player, Brock Holt, who has not played since September 5, remains out after being diagnosed with a concussion.#454434514 / gettyimages...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt’s Return To Red Sox Unclear After Concussion Diagnosis (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have had some unfortunate luck with injuries this season. Utility man Brock Holt is the latest casualty of the injury bug, as he was diagnosed with a concussion Friday. And with second baseman Dustin Pedroia shut down for the season following wrist surgery, Boston’s infield has taken a hit. Check out what Don Orsillo and Steve Lyons had to say about the situation...
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: Brock Holt Has Concussion, Not Cleared To Play

The Boston Red Sox’s slow crawl to game No. 162 continues. The Red Sox, sitting 19 games under .500 (64-83), are banged up with 15 contests remaining on their 2014 schedule. It’s reflected in their daily lineup card, which has become increasingly difficult for manager John Farrell to fill out in recent weeks. Dustin Pedroia’s season officially ended Thursday when the second...
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Brock Holt sent to concussion specialist

Boston Red Sox infielder Brock Holt was sent to see a head trauma specialist on Thursday, reports Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe: #454356314 / gettyimages.comHolt has not played since September 5 due to persisting concussion-like symptoms. The Red Sox believe Holt may have suffered the concussion when he took a Dustin Pedroia forearm to the head on August, although he appeared...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt illness leads to darker symptoms

Collision from Aug 25 vs Blue JaysEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The Red Sox infielder and all around super hero Brock Holt has not played since Sep. 5.We thought he left the game with dizziness due to the bug that was going around that sidelined Mike Napoli and Will Middlebrooks last week, but it appears that Holt continues to have concussion-like symptoms.He was sent yesterday...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Sent By Red Sox To See Concussion Specialist In Pittsburgh

Brock Holt might be suffering from more than just sickness. Holt, who has missed six consecutive games, was sent to Pittsburgh on Thursday to see a concussion specialist, Dr. Michael Collins, according to Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. The move was precautionary, but Holt has been battling symptoms — nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness — in line with a concussion since him...
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Brock Holt, Will Middlebrooks

Brock Holt and Will Middlebrooks were both out of the Boston Red Sox lineup on Wednesday as a result of the illness that has been going round the Boston clubhouse, as Alex Speier of WEEI tweeted.Stephen Petrella of reported that Middlebrooks made an early exit on Tuesday, coming out in the fifth inning with nausea and lightheadedness. Holt did so last week and, perhaps...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt, Dustin Pedroia Out Of Lineup As Red Sox Take On Orioles

For the fourth straight game, Mookie Betts will bat leadoff as the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles in the second game of a three-game series. Betts has been filling in atop the batting order while Brock Holt has been sidelined due to an illness that he has been battling for a few days now. Betts has filled in admirably for the Red Sox utility man, going 6-for-15, adding...
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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