Red Sox Announce Roster Moves

As we get ready for open season on MLB free agents on Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox have announced two roster moves. Here’s the release: BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today announced the following roster moves: Infielder Carlos Rivero was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners. Infielder Jonathan Herrera was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket. Executive Vice President/General...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Outright Jonathan Herrera To PawSox; Mariners Claim Carlos Rivero Off Waivers

The Boston Red Sox made a couple of moves Monday and created some space on their 40-man roster. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington announced that the team outrighted infielder Jonathan Herrera to Triple-A Pawtucket. In addition, the Seattle Mariners claimed infielder Carlos Rivero off waivers. Herrera was traded to the Red Sox from the Colorado Rockies before the 2014 season...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: October 23, 2014

Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. This is a special fall and winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Here is...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS referee suspended after workers' compensation fraud arrest

Jose Carlos Rivero will not work his scheduled MLS assignment this weekend after the Professional Referees Organization suspended him on Thursday for his recent arrest on two felony counts related to workers' compensation fraud. Rivero, 33, was arrested by the New York State Police on Oct. 6 and released after being charged with offering a false instrument for filing and insurance...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Dan Butler, Carlos Rivero Add Feel-Good Twist To Loss

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s offense woke up way too late. The Red Sox, who mustered up two runs through the first 26 innings of their three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park, exploded for five runs in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday before ultimately losing 10-6. The Sox now head out on their final road trip of 2014. It’s a 10-game, three-city excursion...
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

O's Sweep Sox Into Dustbin Of History, 10-6

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)Did you really expect anything different. The Orioles have been living the "Charm City" life all year—much like the Red Sox did last year. So, for them to sweep the woefully inept Red Sox at Fenway is really no surprise. Today, they completed the sweep with a 10-6 thrashing that was way worse than the final score might indicate. Boston scored five...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks Starts At Second Again In Place Of Pedey

As Dustin Pedroia seriously contemplates surgery on his sore left wrist and hand, The Muddy Chicken will miss another day in the Red Sox lineup. Boston will send out the following bizarre cast of characters for today's "get-away-day" start against the first-place Baltimore Orioles:  Mookie Betts CF; Xander Bogaerts SS; David Ortiz DH; Yoenis Cespedes LF; Allen Craig...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Middlebrooks Exits Red Sox’s Game Against Orioles Due To Illness

BOSTON — There’s clearly something going around the Red Sox’s clubhouse. Will Middlebrooks left Tuesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park before the start of the sixth inning due to illness, according to the Red Sox. Middlebrooks, who was replaced by Carlos Rivero at third base, is the third Boston player to battle illness in recent days. Mike Napoli left...
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Place Bogaerts On 7-Day Concussion DL

Bogaerts After BeaningAfter being beaned by a change-up from 'King Felix' Hernandez on Friday, Xander Bogaerts has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. The Red Sox shortstop missed both the Saturday and Sunday losses to the Mariners. Boston called up Carlos Rivero from AAA to fill Bogaerts' spot. The Red Sox head to America Lite tonight to take on the Blue...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Placed On 7-Day DL; Red Sox Call Up Carlos Rivero

BOSTON — The Red Sox will be without their starting shortstop for at least the first part of their forthcoming 10-game road trip. Manager John Farrell announced after Sunday’s game — an 8-6 loss to the Seattle Mariners — that Xander Bogaerts will be placed on the seven-day disabled list due to concussion symptoms sustained when he was hit in the head by a pitch Friday...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

PawSox’s Carlos Rivero Named International League Batter Of The Week

Pawtucket Red Sox infielder Carlos Rivero took home some personal accolades after concluding a solid week at the plate. After recording a hit in all seven games last week, Rivero was named the International League Batter of the Week. The 26-year-old hit .429 for the week with 12 hits during the seven-game span, raising his season batting average to .286. He also scored six times...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Guts, Glory, Timbers

Frequently this year, the Portland Timbers have cited their ability to battle and draw points back from the dead as their calling card. It rang a little hollow. It’s not like the Timbers were down a man, down a goal, running Jorge Villafana and Ben Zemanski around and chasing an equalizer with no forward when they were fighting back to get late goals against the likes of Philadelphia...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Notes: Contract Crowdsourcing, LH Relievers

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Venezuela Winter League Emergency Leaderboard Update 2. Video: Carlos Rivero 3. Contract Crowdsourcing: Three Left-Handed Relievers Venezuela Winter League Emergency Leaderboard Update Emergency SCOUT Leaderboard Update Below is an emergency update of the SCOUT batting leaderboard for the Venezuela...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Sporting Kansas City falls 2-1 at the Chicago Fire

Sporting Kansas City fell 2-1 to the Chicago Fire on Saturday at Toyota Park with more than 500 Sporting KC fans in attendance to support the team on the road. The home side received a penalty kick, converted by Sebastian Grazzini, and man advantage in back-to-back minutes from referee Jose Carlos Rivero on his MLS debut to rally past first place Sporting KC. Forward Bobby Convey...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

MMO Farm Report: Germen K’s Nine In AA Debut, Tuiasosopo Homers Twice, Pill Solid

Which one of you suckers shall I slice up first? Buffalo 9, Syracuse 0 When Syracuse’s Carlos Rivero ripped a two-out double to left center in the top of the seventh inning, it mattered little to the outcome of the game. That’s because Bisons starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner had crafted a dominant display of pitching beforehand, allowing the Bisons to build a comfortable lead they...
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May 05, 2012  |  Discuss


Mexican head coach Jose Manuel “Chepo” de la Torre, announced today the 20-man roster for Mexico’s game against Venezuela this coming Wednesday, January 25 at 9 p.m. ET at Houston’s Reliant Stadium. The match kicks-off Mexico’s five-game 2012 U.S. Tour. Tickets for the game, presented by Wrigley’s Extra® Gum, are available at by calling 1-800-745...
Via 90Soccer
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Nats Talk On The Go: Episode 4

In this week's Nats Talk On The Go podcast, The Nats Blog's Joe Drugan and Capitol Baseball's Craig MacHenry talk about the Washington Nationals. The podcast is available on iTunes and available for streaming. Contents Nats Headlines: Gio Gonzalez Roy Oswalt Mike Cameron Minor Leaguers (Carlos Rivero) Question of the Week: Would you rather get Gio Gonzalez in...
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December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies Off-season League Updates

Throughout the off-season, we’ll take regular looks at Phillies players participating in winter leagues around the world. Plenty of players contracted to the Phillies are still in action, despite the North American season being over for many weeks. In this post, the Caribbean and Australian baseball leagues will be covered.-Right-handed hurler Julio Rodriguez (pictured), an...
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November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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