Report: Red Sox May Look to Trade Yoenis Cespedes

Well that escalated quickly. According to a report courtesy Sports Illustrated via Nick Carfardo of the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox may already be looking to offload Cuban outfielder Yeonis Cespedes, a player they acquired in the Jon Lester trade this past season. According to Carfardo, Cespedes has previously said he’s not sure if he’ll talk to the Red Sox about negotiating...
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8 hours ago  |  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...
6 days ago  |  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...
10 days ago  |  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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12 days ago  |  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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13 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  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...
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16 days ago  |  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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Red Sox Talk About Their Favorite Foods

Dustin Pedroia, Brock Holt and some other members of the Boston Red Sox discussed the kinds of foods they most enjoy coming home to after a long day at the ballpark. Check it out in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
22 days ago  |  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...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Mookie Betts Fits The Profile Of Leadoff Hitter (Video)

When utility man Brock Holt went down with a concussion earlier this month, the Boston Red Sox put 21-year-old outfielder Mookie Betts in his spot atop the batting order. It turned out to be the perfect fit. Betts has a .299/.373/.433 slash line with four doubles, four RBIs and a home run in 17 games in the leadoff spot, and Red Sox manager John Farrell likes what he sees. “When...
25 days ago  |  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...
26 days ago  |  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

Red Sox's Brock Holt cleared to begin baseball activities

Brock Holt's versatility has allowed him to play seven different positions for the Boston Red Sox this season, but a concussion has kept the rookie on the bench since Sept. 12. The 26-year-old met with a doctor on Thursday for a follow-up exam and received some encouraging news, according to Sean McAdam of Comcast SportsNet New England.
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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 to see concussion specialist again

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals on Sunday by the score of 8-4. The win improved the Red Sox to 66-84, last place in the American League East. The Red Sox played without Brock Holt for the eighth straight game due to a concussion. Holt is set to see a concussion specialist again this week. #454434514 / gettyimages.comI reported on September 13 that Holt, who has...
Via MLB Injury News
September 15, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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
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